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18 January 2018 11:49 PM Prince William, balding middle-aged man, has shaved his head

Prince William, a balding middle-aged man, has followed in the footsteps of many before him and shaved his head. The second-in-line to the throne debuted his new, closely-shaven hairdo while meeting armed forces veterans working for the UK's National Health Service and patients at the Evelina London Children's Hospital in Lambeth, south London 6

17 January 2018 10:12 PM Russia probe: Bannon avoids grand jury after deal with Mueller

Washington: Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has done a deal with US Special Counsel Robert Mueller that will see him avoid appearing before a grand jury, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. But the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Mueller offered Bannon the option of being interviewed by his investigators 9 1

15 January 2018 5:51 AM Palestine's Abbas condemns Trump peace move as 'slap of the century'

Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad, internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel, but did not rule out a US role in such a panel. The Palestinians are seething at US President Donald Trump's recognition last month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Abbas told a meeting of senior 15

15 January 2018 3:29 AM Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic demands more prize money: report

Novak Djokovic has refused to be drawn into commenting on the players meeting on Friday in which he reportedly asked his fellow tennis stars to demand more prizemoney. "No, no comment, I'm sorry," Djokovic told Fairfax Media as he left his practice session alongside coach Andre Agassi on Monday afternoon. The six-time Australian Open champion reportedly 8

14 January 2018 6:05 AM Victoria aims to double trade with India over next decade

A strategy to double exports to India in the next decade has been revealed by Victorian premier Daniel Andrews as he heads off on his first official visit to the country. The new strategy aims to double the value of goods exports including food and manufacturing items to India from an annual average of $500 million to $1 billion. The premier also wants 10

13 January 2018 6:48 AM Andreas Seppi keen on Nick Kyrgios clash after winning Canberra Challenger

At the start of the week an out of touch Andreas Seppi wanted nothing to do with another Nick Kyrgios showdown at the Australian Open. But five days later and with a Canberra Challenger title to his name, the Italian veteran said bring it on for a third clash with the Australian No. 1 at Melbourne Park. The pair have played two five-set epics in the past three 7

12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 16

11 January 2018 6:55 AM Australian teen Destanee Aiava feeling tennis blues

Australian teenager Destanee Aiava has been left close to tears after a straight-sets rout by former world No.5 Eugenie Bouchard in their Kooyong Classic match, saying she needs a break from tennis. The 17-year-old had no answer to Bouchard, who posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory on Thursday in their Australian Open warm-up in Melbourne. Aiava has had a big month 19

7 January 2018 9:44 PM Republicans defend Donald Trump's mental stability as Stephen Bannon issues apology

Washington: Republicans and Trump allies rushed to defend US President Donald Trump's mental stability on Sunday, as former White House aide Stephen Bannon issued an apology for his role in the furore that's followed the release of a controversial new book. Bannon provided a statement to the political website Axios expressing "regret" for comments attributed 22

4 January 2018 12:02 AM Simona Halep bags top billing for 2018 Australian Open

World No.1 Simona Halep assured herself of top billing for the Australian Open after powering past local hope Duan Yingying and into the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China. Halep hit 21 winners and won five out of eight break points to prevail 3-6 6-1 6-2 and secure her top ranking going into next week and top seeding for Melbourne ahead of Caroline 31