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Tablet interactive: Markets Live

19 min 43 sec ago
Follow the stock markets, breaking news, views and analysis as it happens.
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Police offer $250k reward to help solve Mandurah murder mystery

32 min 40 sec ago
A $250,000 reward and immunity from prosecution is on offer as police try to crack the mystery behind a teenager’s murder south of Perth four decades ago.
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Talking crooks straight

33 min 29 sec ago
It had disaster written all over it - the prison visitor wanting to help and the repeat offender vowing to change his ways. But there was a silver lining.
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What's on in Sydney: December 14-15

33 min 29 sec ago
There's plenty to do and see, from a bushfire fundraising music festival to Christmas markets and carols.
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Shaun Micallef's American family adventure was no easy ride

33 min 29 sec ago
The children took full advantage of their final opportunity to bilk us out of every cent they could.
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Behind a re-imagining of Joan Didion's The White Album

33 min 29 sec ago
After a long struggle to get permission, a stage interpretation of the author's iconic essay went into production. Next month it's coming to Sydney.
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Qantas picks A350-1000 for non-stop London, New York flights

35 min 13 sec ago
Qantas has chosen the aircraft it will use for non-stop flights to New York and London, but delayed its decision on whether it will go ahead with the new routes. 
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Trade deal and UK election push ASX higher

39 min 9 sec ago
The S&P/ASX 200 has jumped 33 points on opening to 6743, a gain of 0.5 per cent. There are large gains in miners with BHP, Rio, and Fortescue up more than 2 per cent.
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Kristina Olsson: 'You have to hold on tight, or you might lose it. A child, love'

39 min 57 sec ago
A family discovers a daughter, granddaughter and sister, 21 years after her birth. And with her comes an unexpected freedom.
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A-League's push to attract more European youth players

44 min 49 sec ago
A-League clubs will target leagues outside of Europe's biggest competitions as part of the plan, such as the Netherlands, France, Scotland, Belgium and Scandinavian countries.
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Just don't be useless: Perth gift guru reveals the secrets of retail

54 min 28 sec ago
“At Christmastime someone gives you something that won’t do anything, and then it goes in the bin.” Mr Martin was determined his shop would be different.  
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'Go home folks!' Pound soars as exit poll points to Johnson victory

54 min 44 sec ago
Britain's currency rallied to its highest level since May 2018 as an exit poll indicated Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will secure a strong majority in the UK election, raising hopes of an end to the Brexit deadlock.
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Curtin knocks back Hong Kong protest plan as WA's overseas students 'live in fear'

1 hour 23 sec ago
Curtin University told international students they couldn't set up a 'Lennon Wall' on campus in solidarity with Hong Kong democracy protesters because it might "escalate tension".
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'Leave me alone': Perth man recounts screams heard night Jane Rimmer went missing

1 hour 1 min ago
"Never in my life have I heard a scream like that and I never want to hear it again."
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Yanchep fires: Two Rocks under 'ember attack', residents urged to leave

1 hour 7 min ago
Firefighters are currently working to contain blazes in Perth's north, with an emergency warning issued for people in Two Rocks, Breakwater and Seatrees estates and northern parts of Yanchep.
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Aussie humour takes centre stage

1 hour 16 min ago
With uniquely Australian stories and characters, Stan’s The Other Guy is bringing our humour to the world.
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Brisbane 'in hotspot' as severe storms loom after Wednesday's record drenching

1 hour 17 min ago
Further storms on Thursday night did not turn into the "supercell" the Bureau of Meteorology had feared.
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UK election exit poll points to thumping Boris Johnson majority

1 hour 27 min ago
An exit poll predicts Johnson's Conservatives will nab 368 spots in the 650-seat House of Commons, giving them a clear majority.
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Two men critical after Blue Mountains shooting

1 hour 46 min ago
Emergency services were called to a home on Connaught Road in Blackheath just before 4.30am following reports possible gunshots had been fired.
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In Britain, forget a democracy sausage. Or any shred of community spirit, really

1 hour 47 min ago
Exercising one's democratic duty is an experience worlds apart from Australia's triennial trip to the ballot box.
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