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15 May 2018 2:44 AM Petrol station deal fuels conspiracy theory over Cahill selection

Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has denied commercial incentives influenced the selection of Tim Cahill in the Socceroos' 26-man World Cup squad on Tuesday. The 38-year-old remains in the frame to play in a fourth consecutive World Cup despite playing only 63 minutes of club football in five months and being without a competitive 45

22 March 2018 5:33 AM Flashback: The story behind Melbourne's Grand Prix coup

On the 90th anniversary of the first Australian Grand Prix Fairfax remembers the year that Melbourne snatched the race from Adelaide. A deal done behind the scenes, kept secret until the final minute, delivered a coup for Victoria. The race, which will be run around Albert Park Lake, will be held from 1997 for at least five years. Grand Prix week – probably 55

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Police ask for public's help to find stolen car involved crime-spree

Police want the public's help to find a stolen car involved in a crime spree across Canberra's south. ACT Policing said the silver Ford Falcon sedan - ACT registration YGJ43X - was believed to have been stolen from Philip on Thursday. Police said the car was seen at Woolworths Caltex petrol station in Lanyon about 9.30am Friday. An hour, later the car was involved 79

6 February 2018 7:05 AM Crew retakes oil tanker from pirates off west Africa coast

Hong Kong: The crew of a missing Indian oil tanker has regained control of the ship from pirates who had hijacked it off Benin's coast, the vessel's management company says. The Marine Express tanker was "the subject of a pirate attack and seizure in the Gulf of Guinea" on February 1, Anglo-Eastern of Hong Kong said on social media. The ship lost contact 45

30 January 2018 10:41 PM Lycra-clad bike rider wanted for petrol bomb fire in St Kilda carpark

A lycra-clad bike rider is being hunted by police after he threw a petrol bomb into a St Kilda hotel car park before making off on two wheels. The man entered the first level of the Canterbury Road hotel car park about 8am on January 24 before throwing the petrol bomb, which started a small fire. No damage was caused. He fled the scene on a bike but CCTV footage 38

20 January 2018 12:22 AM 'Word for word': Today show accused of copying BBC advertisement

A recent promo for Channel Nine's Today show is almost word-for-word the same as a promo for BBC Breakfast aired in 2016. And the similarities haven't gone unnoticed at the UK's national broadcaster. For a start, the concept for both ads is the same: the hosts of the breakfast TV shows are chatting to each other but also to the families watching at home and giving 24

14 January 2018 3:56 AM ACT Policing seek witnesses to daylight robbery at Watson BP

A man robbed a Canberra service station after filling a station wagon with petrol on Sunday, police say. ACT Policing said the man arrived at the Watson BP service station at the corner of Antill Street and the Federal Highway about 8.35am. They are calling for witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage in the area at the time of the robbery to come forward 75

31 December 2017 9:24 PM Biker faces string of offences after running out of fuel in Loch Sport

Early on New Year's morning, a Vermont motorcyclist pulled over to the side of a road near Ninety Mile Beach because he'd just ran out of petrol. Shortly after, while he was relieving himself on the side of Loch Sport Road near Loch Sport about 12.10am, members from the Wellington Highway Patrol drove past. They discovered the 20-year-old was the holder 47

14 December 2017 12:45 AM ACCC to oppose BP buy of Woolworths petrol stations

The competition regulator will oppose the $1.8 billion acquisition of Woolworths Ltd's network of retail service station sites by oil company BP. "We consider that BP acquiring Woolworths' service stations will be likely to substantially lessen competition in the retail supply of fuel," the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims said in a statement 78

6 December 2017 12:46 AM Club X offers $10,000 reward after petrol attack on staff member in Melbourne

Adult entertainment retailer Club X is offering a $10,000 reward to help catch two men who doused a staff member with petrol during an early morning attack in Melbourne. Police allege the pair entered the Bayswater Club X store in Melbourne's south-east just after midnight before spraying the 45-year-old female employee with a flammable liquid and making 160