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US actor Zach Braff has denied rumours he's dating Taylor Swift, insisting he has sworn off dating "super-famous" girls after becoming a tabloid target while romancing ...

9 Mins WA struggles to find new corrupt...

The West Australian government is having difficulty securing a new head of the corruption watchdog and will likely broaden the criteria for the role.Roger Macknay QC ...

11 Mins Burgoyne sets sights on downing ...

There are many reasons for Hawthorn to be motivated for Saturday night's blockbuster AFL meeting with Sydney.Found wanting in too many meetings with flag contenders this ...

16 Mins Highish inflation should not tro...

No one should get carried away by measures of inflation at or near the top of the RBA's target range.Since the RBA announced its inflation target ...

17 Mins Melbourne hit by minor quake

A minor but unusual earthquake has rattled Melbourne's northern suburbs.The magnitude 2 tremor happened just before 11am (AEST) on Wednesday near Craigieburn, about 20km from the ...

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Toronto Film Festival unveils li...

The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled a star-heavy line-up amid increased festival jockeying for the most plum premieres of Hollywood's fall season.Toronto's slate for September ...

The world according to Kanye West

Kayne West interviews are like, well, Kanye West interviews - nothing compares.GQ magazine is the latest publication to have the honour of chatting with the 37-year-old ...

Vic man charged over disappearance

A man has been charged with kidnapping after the suspicious disappearance of a Victorian man.Paul Kingsbury, 27, disappeared on July 6 and has been missing since ...

Abbott congratulates Joko on ele...

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he's looking forward to working with new Indonesian president Joko Widodo. ...

WA woman charged with stabbing m...

A woman has been charged with murder over the stabbing death of a younger woman in a shopping centre car park in Western Australia's Kimberley region.Police ...

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Vic man charged over disappearance

A Victorian man has been charged with kidnapping after the suspicious disappearance of another man man two weeks ...[Detail]

'Meteorite' dazzles Vic, Tas sky watchers

People in Victoria and Tasmania witnessed what appears to be a meteorite blazing across the night sky. ...[Detail]

A man and a woman from West Heidelberg have been arrested after a taxi driver was bashed and ...[Detail]

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Melbourne hit by minor quake

A minor but unusual earthquake has rattled Melbourne's northern suburbs.The magnitude 2 tremor happened just before 11am (AEST) on Wednesday near Craigieburn, about 20km from the Melbourne city centre.It was  ...

Vic land sales to fund new schools

Money from land sales will build new schools, police stations and hospitals to handle Victoria's growing population, the state's treasurer says.Ten schools and six police stations have been flagged for  ...

Vic man crushed by bobcat load 6 Hrs 18 Mins

A 42-year-old man has been killed at a foundry in northern Victoria after a load from the bobcat he was using fell through the windscreen.

Williams ordered hit for Vic cop: court

Gangland killer Carl Williams ordered the killing of police informer Terence Hodson on behalf of former Victorian detective Paul Dale, an inquest has been told.Mr Hodson and his wife Christine  ...

Tenders called for $24b Vic transport plan

Tenders have been called for Victoria's $24 billion rail and road construction projects.The Victorian government has opened up engineering and planning tenders for the Melbourne Rail Link and western section  ...

CPI figures will see RBA stay on hold

June quarter inflation figures will allow the Reserve Bank to keep interest rates on hold, economists say....[Detail]

Qantas considering division split: report

Qantas is looking at a possible split of its international and domestic businesses, according to a media report....[Detail]

Sims plans to quadruple earnings

Sims Metal Management plans to quadruple earnings within five years as it works to recover from a string of losses....[Detail]

Highish inflation should not trouble RBA

Aurizon hauls more coal despite price drop

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New low in UK youngsters buying homes

The rate of young people buying homes in the UK has fallen to the lowest level on record, a new report says.Just three per cent of those buying property in  ...

Finance News Update, what you need to know

WORLD FINANCE UPDATE:The Australian dollar has enjoyed a boost overnight after official figures showed the pace of inflation in the US slowed in June.At 0630 AEST on Wednesday, the local  ...

Identifying MH17 victims to take 'months' 14 Hrs 12 Mins

The Dutch prime minister says the first of MH17 victims' bodies will be airlifted to the Netherlands within a day but identification could take months.

Indon president-elect Joko calls for unity

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo has called for the country to unify after a deeply divisive election that ended with his rival quitting in controversy.Indonesia's electoral commission on Tuesday night announced  ...

Push for truce as Israel batters Gaza

The UN head and the top US diplomat are in Egypt in an urgent bid to negotiate a truce as  ...

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Burgoyne sets sights on downing Swans

Ahead of a meeting with Sydney, Hawk Shaun Burgoyne said his club would be a different side to the one that lost to the Swans in round eight this season.

Mark Harvey axing was brutal: Pavlich

Dockers skipper Matthew Pavlich says he urged his teammates to move on quickly from Mark Harvey's sacking in 2011 to ensure the controversy didn't cause damage.

 

Griffin's to lift exports under new owners

Griffin's Foods plans to lift exports to more than 50 per cent of sales within five years by leveraging new owner Universal Robina Corp's links in southeast Asia, says incoming  ...

Hong Kong stocks up 0.25% at open

Hong Kong stocks have edged up 0.25 per cent at the open of trade, adding to the previous day's rally following a positive lead from Wall Street.The benchmark Hang Seng  ...

US existing-home sales leap 6 Hrs 24 Mins

Sales of existing US homes climbed 2.6 per cent to an annual rate of 5.04 million in June - the highest pace since October 2013.

Saudi market to allow foreign investment

The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the region's largest stock market to direct foreign investment in 2015, news that sent the exchange surging to its highest  ...

NZ's Postie Plus brand gets second chance

The Postie Plus brand is getting a new lease of life after South Africa's Pepkor bought the failed retailer's assets out of administration.Pepkor acquired Postie Plus's 64 stores, intellectual property,  ...

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Inquest into Peaches Geldof death

An inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof will resume on Wednesday. ... Full story

Beetles kill George Harrison tribute tree

A pine tree planted in 2004 in honour of Beatles star George Harrison will have to be replaced after it was attacked by tree eating beetles. ... Full story

Imax, Shanghai Film to open 19 screens

Imax Corp and Shanghai Film Corp will open 19 giant-screen cinemas in China. ... Full story

Author Thomas Berger dies

US novelist Thomas Berger, who wrote Little Big Man and mastered many different literary genres, has died at the age of 89. ... Full story

BMW opens Asian driver training centre

A driver-training centre in South Korea offers a 2.6km-long circuit where drivers can try skills like high-speed driving and coping with emergencies. ... Full story