Gunman on loose after fatal shooting

A GUNMAN is on the loose after a man was shot several times in the head in Melbourne this afternoon.

Airport lane change forces motorists into carpark

The $14-an-hour parking charges compares with $4 in Adelaide, $8.45 at New York's Kennedy Airport and $8.50 at London's Heathrow

Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch could lose her crown

MISS Universe Australia Rachael Finch could be stripped of her title after details of her spat with the pageant's national director have become public

أستراليا ستتقدم بعرض لاستضافة كأس العالم

أكدت أستراليا اليوم الأحد أنها تسعى بجدية لاستضافة بطولة كأس العالم عام 2018 أو 2022 وذلك خلال جلسة برلمانية حضرها شخصيات رفيعة في البلاد

Men of colours stand united in face of bikie bill

THE public relations war between the bikies and the Government has begun in earnest.

Robbed of $50, then bashed for the hell of it

THIS is the battered and bruised face of violence in Sydney today. The 72-year-old Epping pensioner, too terrified to release his name, was robbed of $50 and then kicked and beaten by two youths.

Pig flu shuts down elite school

A PRIVATE girls school in Queensland has been closed to stop the spread of swine flu.

Muslims get interest-free loans

ONE of Australia's major banks is planning to introduce "Muslim-friendly" loans that do not charge interest, to comply with Sharia law

Elijah Holcombe police shooting witness bombshell

WITNESSES to the fatal police shooting of a young man have contradicted claims the officer had no choice but to shoot him

Boy in hospital after Springvale stabbing

A TEENAGER is in hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed several times in a fight last night.

Fire on Jetstar flight sparks invective over air-safetyMatt O'Sullivan

A FIRE in the cockpit of a Jetstar passenger jet forced to make an emergency landing on a Pacific island was most probably caused by a short-circuit in a windshield heater

Rudd's men seize control of preselectionsPhillip Coorey Chief Political Correspondent

KEVIN RUDD and his most trusted lieutenants will oversee the preselection of Labor candidates in key seats after being granted special powers by the party's national executive

Damir Dokic jailed for threatening to kill Australian ambassador

The estranged father of tennis comeback queen Jelena Dokic has been jailed for 15 months in Serbia after threatening to blow up Australia's ambassador to Belgrade

Sydney leads cocaine binge

AUSTRALIA is in the middle of a cocaine binge not experienced since the turn of the millennium - and most of the drug is making its way to Sydney, an Australian Crime Commission report says

How Charlotte Lindstrom's champagne lifestyle crashed

SHE worked at one of the city's hippest clubs, enjoyed a life of champagne and cocaine and dressed in high-end fashion

Court hears of illegal immigrant's Bridge suicide bid

AN illegal immigrant from North Korea who stole a woman's handbag from her arm told police he would jump off the Sydney Harbour Bridge if they sent him home, a court heard yesterday

dead, two injured in highway smash

TWO young women have died and two men are injured after a three-car crash at Yering, near Yarra Glen, this afternoon

Tony Zappia resigns as Cronulla Sharks CEO

Zappia has come under intense pressure since former employee Jenny Hall released a secretly recorded conversation in which Zappia offered to let her spank him

 طلاب هنود يتظاهرون طلبا للحماية.. من عصابات لبنانية

دعا رئيس الوزراء الاسترالي كيفين رود الى الهدوء يوم الاربعاء بينما شكل طلبة هنود مجموعات حراسة بعد ليلة ثانية من الاحتجاجات عقب هجمات على طلبة أجانب في سيدني وملبورن

نقل خمسة استراليين مصابين بفيروس الانفلونزا (اتش.1 .ان.1)

سيدني (رويترز) - نقل خمسة استراليين مصابين بفيروس الانفلونزا (اتش.1 .ان.1) الى وحدات للرعاية المركزة في ولاية فيكتوريا الجنوبية وبذلك سجلت استراليا اكثر من 1200 حالة اصابة بالمرض ولكن دون اي وفيات