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Sydney Morning Herald | Top stories

  • Iran 'sought gunman's extradition'
    Police chief says Australia rebuffed attempts to have Man Haron Monis returned.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:15pm -
  • The woman in 'Window 4'
    For 16 hours, a TV cameraman and a police sniper did their best to track the siege gunman. What they saw shocked both of them.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 2:21am -
  • How siege reached its awful end
    The hostages seized their chance. But as they made for the exit, their captor roused - and turned his fury on one man.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 11:37pm -
  • India off to blistering start
    Australian quicks struggle to get an early breakthrough at the Gabba.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 11:15pm -
  • Why police sniper didn't shoot gunman
    The hostage-taker appeared unobstructed at the cafe window. Here's why marksmen didn't take the shot.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 10:35pm -

The Age

  • 'We are so proud of our beautiful boy Tori'
    The manager of the Lindt Chocolat Cafe was one of two people killed during Monday's siege.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 2:58am -
  • 'This pen is my gun'
    Three days after losing bid to overturn conviction, Man Haron Monis took 17 people hostage.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 9:13pm -
  • Lawyer, mother of three killed
    Sydney barrister who was top of high school class, bar exams dies in cafe siege.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 9:03pm -
  • Bomb threat at DFAT in Canberra
    Breaking: Reports of a bomb threat at the Department of Foreign and Affairs and Trade.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 5:42am -
  • Unstable and creepy
    ANNE DAVIES: I met the hostage-taker recently. Ominously, he told me he did not think giving speeches would be enough.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 1:11am -

Adelaide Now | News

  • ‘I just want to cook a special meal for my dad’
    THE daughter of Henry Keogh has promised her dad a special home cooked dinner as her excitement builds ahead of his anticipated release from custody after 20 years in jail.
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 7:34am -
  • Johnson spearheads tough Aussie win
    MITCHELL Johnson has spearheaded Australia to a 2-0 lead in the Border-Gavaskar trophy, defeating India by four wickets at the Gabba.
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 7:22am -
  • Four boys, four girls to five fathers
    FIVE fathers have lost children in the Cairns massacre, which claimed four boys and four girls aged 2 to 14. The father of one of the female victims had planned to see her for her birthday today.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:36am -
  • Jetstar chaos as IT system down
    FRUSTRATED Christmas travellers have had their flights delayed on one of the busiest travel days of the year after Jetstar’s IT system went down.
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:59am -
  • Could this star be the first black James Bond?
    A BRITISH actor could be the first black James Bond, according to more leaked e-mails from Sony Pictures.
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:31am -

Perth Now | News

  • Top NSW cop's family at cafe before siege
    THE wife and daughter of NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione were at the Lindt cafe in Sydney just an hour before it became the site of a siege.
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 7:35am -
  • US Olympian threw rocks at cars: police
    US Olympic medalist Nick Goepper faces a charge of criminal mischief after police say he caused more than $US8000 in damage.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:40am -
  • Mum arrested for Manoora children deaths
    A MOTHER of seven is under police guard in a Cairns hospital where she's been arrested over the murder of her children and niece.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:45am -
  • Vic ambo dispute over, morale high: union
    VICTORIA'S ambulance union says morale is high after a long-running pay dispute was resolved by Ambulance Victoria and the state government.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:38am -
  • Two people rescued from Sydney unit blaze
    POLICE and firefighters have rescued two people trapped in a blaze which severely damaged a unit in inner Sydney.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:27am -

News.com.au | top stories

  • Unlikely hero emerges at Gabba
    LIVE: All of Australia expected a left-handed opener to blast us to victory on day four in the second Test. Just not this one.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:33am -
  • Mother arrested after deaths
    THE bodies of eight children stabbed to death at a Cairns house have been removed as the mother of seven of the victims is arrested.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:25am -
  • ‘I’ve lost a beautiful daughter’
    THE father of a girl murdered in the horrific Cairns massacre broke down in tears when he learned they would never get to celebrate her 14th birthday.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:14am -
  • The year in just five words
    THIS is 2014 in five words — and it doesn’t look pretty. After Ebola, beheadings, police violence, and the Malaysia Airlines disasters, we just want it to be over.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:28am -
  • The secret to a foolproof Christmas dinner
    IT’S enough to make most cooks quiver with fear — the thought of being in charge of cooking Christmas lunch or dinner. But according to the Godfather of cooking, it’s a piece of cake.
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:27am -

New South Wales | news

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Queensland | news

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Victoria | news

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WA Today | news

  • Thousands gather for Sam
    Massive public response to death of Landsdale two-year-old Sam Trott, with Facebook tributes and candle-lit vigil.
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 5:15am -
  • This could be your son, your brother
    Comment: WA government has both a road tax and a no-fault insurance scheme on the table. The cynic in me suggests which might be dropped.
    - 9 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 10:22pm -
  • 'You will not find better in Port Hedland...'
    Comment:... Except we did, showing up the poor attitude of service staff in formerly booming WA mining town.
    - 9 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 10:19pm -
  • City shocked by bare-legged woman
    Wearing a knee-length dress, this mystery woman set tongues wagging in Kabul.
    - 9 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 9:34pm -
  • Food-packaging lies revealed
    They might claim to have all the goodness of fruit and vegetables but the reality is very different.
    - 10 days ago, 10 Dec 14, 1:44pm -

Brisbane Times | News

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Western Australia | news

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Adelaide | news

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Australian Capital Territory

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Courier Mail | News

  • Replay: Aussies stumble over the line
    AUSTRALIA has taken a 2-0 series lead but not before being given a scare during its short run chase against India at the Gabba. See how it happened.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:45am -
  • Four boys, four girls to five fathers
    FIVE fathers have lost children in the Cairns massacre, which claimed four boys and four girls aged 2 to 14. The father of one of the female victims had planned to see her for her birthday today.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:36am -
  • Missing dad and boys may have gone bush
    A MISSING father and his two sons could be stranded in an isolated part of Outback Queensland after going off-road to camp, police say.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:26am -
  • The one weird thing about Obama’s Q&A
    BARACK Obama answered eight questions at the close of his end of year press conference. But he did it in a way no president has before.
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:24am -
  • Gabi goes naked on Melbourne streets
    THE 25-year-old exhibitionist gave Exhibition Street an eyeful as she wandered the city centre wearing nothing but a green wig, veil and high heels.
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:16am -

The Australian

  • Fathers devastated by Cairns deaths
    THE fathers of the eight children found dead in a Cairns house have reacted with “absolute devastation” , police say.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:48am -
  • Shake-up to drive budget battle
    A RENEWED fight on the ­federal budget will begin within days as Tony Abbott names a new Assistant Treasurer.
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Control orders used for raid pair
    TWO Sydney men have been placed under powerful new anti-terrorism “control orders” following a series of raids across the city.
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Last kids leave Christmas Island
    THE last group of asylum-seeker children held on Christmas Island is expected to be flown to the mainland today.
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Blindsided by terror
    SYDNEY siege gunman Man Haron Monis had evil in his heart and a long list of targets on his warped mind.
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -

Herald Sun | News

  • Gillard demands apology
    JULIA Gillard has called for an apology after a Royal Commission into trade unions found she did not commit any crime.
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:31am -
  • ‘Where is his heart right now?’
    JACQUI Lambie has criticised fellow Senator David Leyonhjelm’s push for more relaxed gun laws in the wake of the cafe siege, asking where his heart is.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:27pm -
  • Asylum seeker babies to remain
    THIRTY-one babies born to asylum-seeker parents in Australia will be allowed to stay on the mainland as part of a one-off arrangement.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:12am -
  • Julia Gillard’s got a new job
    FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard has a new job — and it’s far away from the world of federal politics and academia.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:03am -
  • MPs at war over #illridewithyou
    IT’s the social media campaign which even has Barack Obama talking. Now one Liberal MP has slammed a colleague for criticising #illridewithyou.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 1:36am -

Daily Telegraph

  • Top NSW cop's family at cafe before siege
    THE wife and daughter of NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione were at the Lindt cafe in Sydney just an hour before it became the site of a siege.
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 7:35am -
  • US Olympian threw rocks at cars: police
    US Olympic medalist Nick Goepper faces a charge of criminal mischief after police say he caused more than $US8000 in damage.
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 6:40am -
  • Mum arrested for Manoora children deaths
    A MOTHER of seven is under police guard in a Cairns hospital where she's been arrested over the murder of her children and niece.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:45am -
  • Vic ambo dispute over, morale high: union
    VICTORIA'S ambulance union says morale is high after a long-running pay dispute was resolved by Ambulance Victoria and the state government.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:38am -
  • Two people rescued from Sydney unit blaze
    POLICE and firefighters have rescued two people trapped in a blaze which severely damaged a unit in inner Sydney.
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:27am -

ABC | Australian News

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