Perth weather: City bracing for more rain as new cold front sweeps in

Perth weather: City bracing for more rain as new cold front sweeps in

Updated June 05, 2018 21:09:20 Photo: Perth has not had much rain yet — but that’s about to change. (ABC News: Greg Pollock) The powerful cold front that brought damaging winds to WA’s west coast may have already passed Perth, but be warned — the heaviest rainfall is yet to …

Queensland woman charged with riding horse to bottle shop while four times over legal limit

Queensland woman charged with riding horse to bottle shop while four times over legal limit

Updated June 05, 2018 18:39:54 A woman has been charged after allegedly riding a horse to a bottle shop while she was more than four times the legal alcohol limit. Police in Logan, south of Brisbane, were called to a tavern about 11:30pm on Monday over a woman refusing to …

How did Neil Finn end up joining Fleetwood Mac?

How did Neil Finn end up joining Fleetwood Mac?

Updated June 05, 2018 18:57:56 One of this year’s biggest musical surprises was the announcement by Fleetwood Mac in April that Lindsay Buckingham had been fired and was being replaced by our own (well, New Zealand’s — but we’ll claim him) musical superstar, Neil Finn. It seemed completely out of …

Criminal cartel charges laid against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank executives

Criminal cartel charges laid against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank executives

Updated June 05, 2018 18:11:52 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formally laid criminal cartel charges against the ANZ, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and six senior executives. Those charged include ANZ’s global head of treasury, Rick Moscati, and the former chairman of Citigroup’s operations in Australia, Stephen Roberts. The …

Malcolm Turnbull defends Qantas decision to relent on Taiwan, despite Foreign Affairs boss warning – Politics

Malcolm Turnbull defends Qantas decision to relent on Taiwan, despite Foreign Affairs boss warning – Politics

Posted June 05, 2018 17:10:59 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended Qantas’s decision to relent to pressure from Beijing on references to Taiwan, despite the Foreign Affairs boss last week labelling it “economic coercion”. Qantas confirmed it would adjust references on its website and in advertising material, to reflect Taiwan …

Dan Sultan cancels remainder of Killer Solo Tour, managements says singer’s wellbeing the top priority

Dan Sultan cancels remainder of Killer Solo Tour, managements says singer’s wellbeing the top priority

Posted June 05, 2018 15:57:05 Related Story: Dan Sultan apologises to fans for ‘disrespectful’ show Musician Dan Sultan has postponed the remainder of his Australian tour a day after apologising for his “inexcusable and disrespectful” behaviour during a show in Cairns. Sultan’s management said it hoped to reschedule the shows …

Mummified body found at Greenwich ‘hoarder’s’ home identified by police

Mummified body found at Greenwich ‘hoarder’s’ home identified by police

Posted June 05, 2018 14:16:21 Photo: Police take evidence from the Greenwich home where Shane Snellman’s skeletal remains were found. (AAP: Danny Casey) Related Story: ‘Hoarder’ may have hidden mummified body in his home, police say Related Story: ‘Highly unusual’: Mummified body found in ‘hoarder’s house’ has police scratching heads …

Petrol prices near four-year high for many Australian motorists, ACCC says

Petrol prices near four-year high for many Australian motorists, ACCC says

Updated June 05, 2018 14:03:42 Australian drivers are feeling the pinch at the petrol pump, with prices in some cities near four-year highs as international supply concerns drive up oil prices. A report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found average petrol prices across the five largest cities …

Woman’s breast cancer wiped out in experimental immune system treatment

Woman’s breast cancer wiped out in experimental immune system treatment

Updated June 05, 2018 12:40:25 Photo: Judy Perkins had immune cells extracted from her breast cancer in the experimental treatment (NPR: Courtesy of Judy Perkins) Related Story: Chemo not needed in some early breast cancer patients Related Story: New blood test detects eight common cancers A US woman with advanced …

Woody Allen says he should be ‘the poster boy for the Me Too movement’

Woody Allen says he should be ‘the poster boy for the Me Too movement’

Updated June 05, 2018 11:07:17 Woody Allen says it is unfair he has been named alongside other Hollywood figures accused of sexual misconduct, adding he should instead be a “poster boy” for the Me Too movement. The filmmaker, who was accused in 2014 by his estranged adopted daughter Dylan Farrow …