World Cup: Kylian Mbappe electric for France against Argentina, sparking Pele comparisons – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: Kylian Mbappe electric for France against Argentina, sparking Pele comparisons – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted July 01, 2018 06:44:02 Photo: Kylian Mbappe was electric for France, and there may be more to come deep into the World Cup. (AP: Sergei Grits) Related Story: Wondergoals galore as France outguns Argentina to end Messi’s World Cup When a 19-year-old is at the centre of one of …

Banking royal commission: ANZ ’empathy’ too late for farmers already forced off their land

Banking royal commission: ANZ ’empathy’ too late for farmers already forced off their land

Posted July 01, 2018 06:04:18 Each session of the royal commission has heard difficult stories from bank customers. This week we really got to feel the pain. In Brisbane, in front of a rowdy audience of farmers who feel victimised in their dealings with banks, there were jeers, hisses, boos …

US migrant separation protests draw thousands to march against US President Donald Trump’s laws

US migrant separation protests draw thousands to march against US President Donald Trump’s laws

Updated July 01, 2018 06:02:47 Photo: Many joined the rally after hearing accounts of children forcibly taken from their families as they crossed the border illegally. (AP: Kevin Hagen) Thousands of protesters across America — moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border — have …

AFL must lessen Melbourne clubs’ MCG finals advantage, says Port Adelaide’s David Koch

AFL must lessen Melbourne clubs’ MCG finals advantage, says Port Adelaide’s David Koch

By Tim Fernandez Posted July 01, 2018 05:04:12 Photo: David Koch has called for the AFL to lessen Melbourne clubs’ MCG advantage. (AAP Image: Julian Smith) Port Adelaide president and breakfast television host David Koch says teams from outside Victoria that finish in the top eight are at a disadvantage …

28 Hill St, Crafers West — modern family home in the Adelaide Hills

28 Hill St, Crafers West — modern family home in the Adelaide Hills

A CRAFERS West home has been built to exacting standards, and offers incredible views over the surrounding Adelaide Hills, vendor Lisa Holland says. Mrs Holland bought the property at 28 Hill St, with her husband Adam in 2011 and has since custom-built their dream home here, packing it with high-end …

Football youth development in Australia is fragmented and different to world leaders – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Football youth development in Australia is fragmented and different to world leaders – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted July 01, 2018 05:08:13 Photo: Students taking part in a high-performance pilot program with Westfields Sports High in NSW perform training drills. (ABC News: Amanda Shalala) It’s a cold, biting winter’s night in Sydney’s west, with a thick fog enveloping the football fields at Valentine Sports Park. The figures …

Backpacking grandfather embarks on gap year of youth hostels and selfies after wife’s death

Backpacking grandfather embarks on gap year of youth hostels and selfies after wife’s death

Updated June 29, 2018 11:25:27 Photo: Mr Hermann’s travels took him across the globe, including the Central American nation of Guatemala. (Supplied: Chris Herrmann) At the age of 64, grandfather Chris Herrmann has a few years on the average backpacker. His solo round-the-world trip saw him visit 23 countries in …

Duo charged over man’s death after ‘pub session’ turned into alleged manslaughter

Duo charged over man’s death after ‘pub session’ turned into alleged manslaughter

Posted June 29, 2018 11:51:49 Photo: Police have charged two men over the death of Aaron Marks. (Supplied: NSW Police) Two men have been charged over the death of a man who was found unconscious with severe head injuries on the main street of Ballina on the New South Wales …

ABC rejects idea it is unfairly competing with commercial media | Media

The ABC does not crowd out commercial media but sparks innovation and nurtures the creative community, the broadcaster has told a government inquiry. In a submission to the government’s competitive neutrality inquiry, the ABC has rejected the suggestion its activities online should be curtailed because it is unfairly competing with …

Kalgoorlie pub advertises for male skimpy barmaids to shake up mining town’s image

Kalgoorlie pub advertises for male skimpy barmaids to shake up mining town’s image

Posted June 29, 2018 06:29:34 Photo: Mine workers Jackson Hughes, Cory Hargreaves, Andrew (Blacky) Toey and Anthony McPherson are not sold on the idea of a male skimpy. (ABC Kalgoorlie: Jarrod Lucas) Related Story: Skimpies a sign of WA’s cycle of boom and bust Related Story: We should have the …