National News

Epstein case dismissed following his death

A federal judge has formally dismissed the criminal sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein, as prosecutors continue to investigate whether co-conspirators helped the financier before his death.

Over 1m against UK parliament suspension

More than a million people have signed a petition opposing the decision by Boris Johnson's government to prorogue Parliament for nearly five weeks ahead of Brexit.

Qld coroner lashes Fisheries over alerts

A coroner investigating the deaths of eight men after two trawlers capsized off Queensland has criticised authorities for failing to implement a safety feature to alert police when a boat vanishes.

Plan to boost power of energy consumers

Households and businesses could save thousands of dollars a year off their power bills under a plan to give consumers greater ability to compare and switch energy providers.

Israel Folau claims his sacking is 'void'

Israel Folau's sacking is unenforceable and an "unreasonable restraint of trade" as he can no longer play international or Australian Super Rugby, the controversial star claims.

At least 26 dead in attack on Mexican bar

At least 26 people have been killed in an arson attack by suspected gang members on a bar in the southern Mexican port of Coatzacoalcos, authorities say, in a fresh blow to the government's efforts to curb violence.

FBI studies broken cameras by Epstein cell

Two cameras that malfunctioned outside the jail cell where financier Jeffrey Epstein died as he awaited trial on sex-trafficking charges have been sent to an FBI crime lab for examination, a law enforcement source says.