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13 July 2018 10:00 AM No quarter given in clash of the cobble stones, Cup and centre court

Unstuck: Chris Froome was broken by the famed cobbles of Roubaix in 2014, which is where Le Tour reaches this weekend. Unusually, the Tour de France carnival rolls into Roubaix tomorrow. A stage of almost 160 kilometres, including 22 kilometres of dangerous, rutted pave. Underlining the pivotal nature of this ninth stage of Le Tour, while Christopher 45

29 May 2018 8:59 AM Canberran Adrian Coppin wants to turn around rally season at home

"In Perth I slipped into a corner too tight and hit a tree stump, it ripped off all the suspension arms, drive shaft and broke the whole front corner, I was stuck in the forest." Coppin is hoping it proves "third time a charm" in the third round of the season this week. "I'm an ex-Canberran so I grew up rallying on those roads and I'm pretty comfortable 49

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Primary school principal wants parents to let their kids off the leash

Primary school principal Tim Berryman knew he'd succeeded when two of his students walked to the bakery by themselves. The siblings, aged six and eight, left home early one morning and returned with a loaf of bread. This show of independence came a day after the Fitzroy Community School principal delivered a speech urging parents to be brave and give their 50 1

6 February 2018 12:20 PM Multiple high-speed chases cause carnage on Perth roads

A man is in custody and a woman is on the run from police after a high-speed car chase ended in a shopping centre car park on Tuesday afternoon. The chase began when the 27-year-old driver failed to stop for police on Broun Avenue in Embleton at around 2pm. It's understood the driver panicked as the car was stolen, and rammed two police cars before taking 49

3 February 2018 4:09 AM Goldfields air search: Young boy among five people missing

A child is among five people missing near the Goldfields region, with an air search under way on Saturday morning to locate them. Police believe the group - two men, two women and an eight-year-old boy - were travelling in a green Hyundai Excel sedan from Kalgoorlie to the Tjuntjuntjara Community. Their vehicle may have become bogged due to recent heavy 195

2 February 2018 11:07 AM Authorities pass buck on who is responsible for car's removal

A car driven onto South Bank's boardwalk last month has been left abandoned as authorities struggle to determine who is responsible for its removal. On January 16, police apprehended a woman, who was allegedly drunk, driving her white Mitsubishi Magna along the busy riverside walkway. Police moved the car into a nearby driveway opposite the Cultural 60 1

26 January 2018 10:33 AM No Canberra home complete without this hilarious calendar by Michael Ashley from Leafy Sea Dragon Artwork

We may have missed January, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy the slightly subversive 2018 Canberra calendar by local artist Michael Ashley. Ashley specialises in capturing the unofficial soul of Canberra, the things we all know and love about the place, writ large. So there's "The girl that kicked the European wasp nest", drawing on a little 47

24 January 2018 3:51 AM Canberran busted driving while six times over alcohol limit

A 50-year-old Canberra man will face court after he was allegedly caught driving with a breath alcohol level of more than six times the legal limit. Police said the Latham man was stopped along Blackall Street in Barton for a random breath test about 6.30pm on January 19. "After providing a positive roadside screening test, the man was taken into police 48

23 January 2018 10:44 PM Bali flash flooding causing holiday chaos

Roads have turned to rivers and some tourists have been forced to evacuate parts of Bali as flash flooding causes chaos on the holiday island. Local media on Tuesday reported heavy downpours across the island including in popular tourist locations such as Legian, Nusa Dua and Uluwatu. Persisting rain overnight has led to muddy landslides down some cliffs 88

18 January 2018 2:18 AM Police raid trucking company involved in fatal M1 crash at Cooranbong

Three trucks including an ethanol tanker collided in the crash, causing a large explosion that destroyed the two semi-trailers and B-double tanker along with a car, and also started a bushfire. Three other drivers escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. Police believe the truck carrying the 50-year-old male driver who died was the vehicle at fault, and after 52