Three men are accused of a shocking group sex attack on a woman in Sydney's northwest last month.Police say the 37-year-old woman met the men at a Rouse Hill pub on April 24.
Scott Morrison is choosing his words carefully as the prospect of military conflict between China and Taiwan continues to grow.Taiwan has warned it is preparing for a "final assault" from Beijing and has called on support from Australia.
Australia's international borders are likely to remain shut well into next year as large parts of the world grapple with a continuing coronavirus nightmare.The devastating situation in India has highlighted the volatility of the disease, which has killed millions around the globe.
Qantas will keep its global headquarters in Sydney and maintain its Jetstar hub in Melbourne after reviewing the cost of its facilities across Australia.The review began after the national carrier reported a huge $2.
Penrith coach Ivan Cleary has backed the NRL's edict to penalise more players for deliberate set restarts, but says there's no need for a black-and-white rule on the issue.Cleary brought concerns of teams manipulating the set-restart rule to the fore last month when he accused Newcastle of making it part of their game plan.
National Australia Bank has reported a 94 per cent jump in first-half earnings to $3.3 billion after improving economic conditions allowed the winding back of some provisions.
An inner-Melbourne warehouse fire is under police investigation as a nearby school closes for the day because of air quality concerns.The fire in Southbank took more than two hours to control, with fears it might spread to neighbouring properties.
Two doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine can provide more than 95 per cent protection against infection, severe illness, and death, according to the first nation-wide data from Israel.A single dose of the jab, meanwhile, is associated with 58 per cent protection against infection, 76 per cent against hospital admission, and 77 per cent against death, research published in the journal The Lancet suggests.
Sydney Roosters players have been sent for COVID-19 tests and staff told to stay home after a known case visited venues through the city's eastern suburbs.Players were on Thursday morning rushed in for tests, some 36 hours out from Friday night's NRL clash with Parramatta.
The South Carolina House has voted to add a firing squad to the state's execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs - a measure meant to jump-start executions in a state that once had one of the busiest death chambers in the nation.The bill, approved by a 66-43 vote, will require condemned inmates to choose either being shot or electrocuted if lethal injection drugs are not available.
The Sydney woman who lost three-of-her-six children when they were killed by a drunk and drugged driver has been named as mother of the year.Lelia Abdallah and her husband Danny inspired others by forgiving the driver who mowed down their children and niece in February last year.
US Representative Liz Cheney has warned her Republican Party is "at a turning point" as it prepares to try to remove her from leadership for rejecting former president Donald Trump's false claims the election was stolen from him.3 House Republican's warning came in an opinion column published in the Washington Post as top members of her party, including Trump and No.
Victoria's quarantine facility proposal is "fair dinkum" and comprehensive, according to the prime minister.While Scott Morrison stresses the federal government has not made a decision on the plan, he has welcomed the Victorian government's idea.
Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has been racially abused on Instagram less than 48 hours after English football's social media boycott came to an end.The abuse was flagged up to Instagram by Sportsmail and came in the wake of City's Champions League semi-final victory over Paris Saint-Germain.
New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard could become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after qualifying for the rescheduled Tokyo Games due to a rule change.A report from Inside the Games website on Wednesday said Hubbard was effectively guaranteed a spot in the women's super heavyweight category after the International Olympic Committee approved an amendment to the qualifying system due to disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived for a one-day visit that is highly anticipated in the country as it faces heightened tensions with Russia.The top American diplomat arrived late on Wednesday.
A 40-year-old man will appear in court charged with the attempted murder of another man in Sydney's southwest last year.The 45-year-old victim was left in a critical condition after being shot at Denham Court on November 6, NSW Police said.
Israeli troops have shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian boy during clashes in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials say, and an Israeli teen wounded by an alleged Palestinian gunman earlier this week has died of his injuries.The Israeli military said troops had fired towards Palestinians hurling Molotov cocktails at them late on Wednesday near the Palestinian village of Beita, south of Nablus.
Two American tourists have been sentenced to life in prison by an Italian court for the 2019 murder of a policeman near their Rome hotel in a case that shook the nation.Finnegan Lee Elder, who was 19 at the time, had admitted to stabbing Mario Cerciello Rega in the early hours of July 26, 2019, while his friend Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, then 18, was tussling with another police officer.
Chelsea have set up an all-England Champions League final against Manchester City by beating Real Madrid 2-0 in London for a 3-1 aggregate victory in their semi-final.Timo Werner headed in from almost on the goal-line after Germany teammate Kai Havertz's effort hit the bar before Mason Mount struck to secure the tie.