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21 November 2017 8:51 AM Former AFL player manager Angie Papadopoulos pleads not guilty to $1 million drug charge

A former high-flying player manager of several West Coast premiership stars has faced the District Court on trial over a seizure of almost 1kg of methamphetamine. Angelos Papadopoulos, 58, along with Anthony La Bianca, 62, have pleaded not guilty to possessing a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply after police stopped their vehicle on the Mitchell 7

20 November 2017 1:53 AM LNP moves to revive a multibillion-dollar Bruce Highway pledge

A Bruce Highway election commitment made by the LNP in 2012 has been returned to by Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls, accusing Labor of neglecting the nation’s most deadly road. Mr Nicholls kicked off his last week of campaigning with a visit to Austchilli in the marginal seat of Bundaberg, held by Labor. “They [Austchilli] need to be able to get their 7

19 November 2017 12:21 PM Bourke Street attack: First permanent bollards installed in mall

The first of Melbourne's new permanent bollards will be installed in the CBD, 10 months after the Bourke Street attack. The stainless steel bollards will be installed at the Swanston and Elizabeth street corners of the Bourke Street Mall, as part of the government's $10 million CBD security upgrade. Fixed planter boxes will be placed in other areas of the mall to help protect 7

17 November 2017 3:16 AM Labor all aboard for three new rail stations but Cross River Rail comes first

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has committed to building three new rail stations on the Gold Coast but the funding schedule for the $120 million project is unclear. The new stations would only happen if the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project went ahead, and would be delivered after Cross River Rail, meaning the stations would not be built until 2023. Ms Palaszczuk 7

17 November 2017 2:06 AM National Capital Rally secures its future and returns in 2018

Canberra's National Capital Rally has secured its future after spending almost a decade in the wilderness and will return in June next year. The Canberra forests will host the Australian leg of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship for the second year in a row, as well as forming part of the Australian Rally Championship, from June 1-3. More than 80 million 12

17 November 2017 2:06 AM TrustCapital Advisors sells five towers for $727.55 million

Singapore fund manager TrustCapital Advisors has finalised the sale of five major office buildings on Australia's east coast for $727.55 million. TrustCapital moved to offload the Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane towers in June through agents CBRE and JLL. The fund's tower at 469 La Trobe Street sold to an AMP Capital separate account client for $160.5 million 12

16 November 2017 8:08 AM Macron invites Hariri family to France 'not at all' for exile

Paris: Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri and his family will travel to France in coming days, a French presidential source says, after Emmanuel Macron invited him as part of efforts to defuse tensions in the Middle East. Speaking in the German city of Bonn after a climate conference on Wednesday, Macron said his invitation was not an offer of exile 16

16 November 2017 6:49 AM Ex-security guard tells court he never received cut of $500,000 Myer Melbourne heist

The inside man in a half-a-million-dollar heist at Myer's Melbourne CBD store 24 years ago claims he never got a cent from the armed robbery. The witness, whose identity is suppressed, worked as a security guard at the Lonsdale Street department store in 1993. A County Court trial in Melbourne heard that the witness trained the accused Wladimir Babaeff 8

14 November 2017 10:43 PM Flawless 163-carat diamond fetches $44.5 million in Geneva auction

A flawless 163-carat clear diamond fetched about $US34 million ($44.5 million) at Christie's in Geneva on Tuesday evening. The diamond, the centrepiece of an asymmetric gem-studded necklace designed by Fawaz Gruosi, founder of Geneva jeweller De Grisogono, exceeded the auction house's expectation of $US25 million. The stone was the largest of its kind ever auctioned 14

13 November 2017 9:38 AM Where Queenslanders spend the most on fast food

People in Brisbane's CBD are spending a at least $4.4 million a month on fast food and restaurants, according to a survey. The Commonwealth Bank research found its customers in Queensland were spending an average of about $82 each per month on fast food and $118 on dining at restaurants - the third highest spend on both fast food and restaurants nationally 12