Sydney International, Brisbane International and Hopman Cup tennis tournaments face ATP threat

Sydney International, Brisbane International and Hopman Cup tennis tournaments face ATP threat

Updated July 02, 2018 13:16:39 Photo: Swiss player Roger Federer in action at the Brisbane International tournament. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Related Story: Roger Federer returns to Hopman Cup in 2019 Related Story: Blockbuster year of sport to put WA on the map, but a bigger test is yet to come …

Hillsborough stadium disaster: Former police commander to face trial nearly 30 years later

Hillsborough stadium disaster: Former police commander to face trial nearly 30 years later

Posted June 30, 2018 14:05:18 Photo: Former Chief Superintendent of South Yorkshire Police, David Duckenfield, will face trial charged with manslaughter. (Reuters: Phil Noble) A former police commander will stand trial nearly 30 years after Britain’s worst sporting disaster at Hillsborough football stadium, which claimed the lives of 96 people. …

World Cup: Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi’s celebration kick blows up in his face – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi’s celebration kick blows up in his face – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted June 29, 2018 11:45:42 Related Story: England vs Belgium: When losing might be better than winning Related Story: Belgium beats England to top group, Three Lions take gamble with knockout draw Michy Batshuayi’s celebration after Belgium’s goal at the World Cup backfired right into his face, but has provided …

World Cup: England and Belgium face off in a game neither may really want to win – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: England and Belgium face off in a game neither may really want to win – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

By Simon Smale Posted June 28, 2018 14:57:28 Photo: There may be trouble ahead for England or Belgium in the knockout rounds. (AP: Alastair Grant) With top spot in group G on the line, a bizarre situation has arisen in which neither Belgium or England may want to actually win …

Big four banks face mounting pressure to lift interest rates

Big four banks face mounting pressure to lift interest rates

Updated June 27, 2018 20:16:06 Photo: A surge in borrowing costs has led to banks imposing “out of cycle” mortgage lending rates. (AAP: Dan Peled) Australia’s largest banks may be forced to impose “out of cycle” mortgage rate hikes as global interest rates push higher. There is speculation they cannot …

Crew of the Mega Profit II face decades in jail for smuggling 182kg of ice to Australia worth $91m

Crew of the Mega Profit II face decades in jail for smuggling 182kg of ice to Australia worth $91m

Posted June 26, 2018 18:29:43 Related Story: A boat called the Mega Profit II was allegedly used to smuggle ice worth $182m into WA Five Asian nationals have been sentenced to between 23 and 27 years in prison for their involvement in smuggling 182 kilograms of the drug ice into …

NSW won’t force priests to break seal of confessional, but sex offenders face life in jail

NSW won’t force priests to break seal of confessional, but sex offenders face life in jail

Updated June 23, 2018 09:28:18 Photo: The recommendation to force priests to break the seal of the confessional is still being considered. (ABC News: Simon Royal) The New South Wales Government has put off tackling the thorny issue of forcing priests to reveal abuse they learn about in the confessional, …

Government funding cuts to Wanslea see up to 60 social services staff face the axe

Government funding cuts to Wanslea see up to 60 social services staff face the axe

Posted June 21, 2018 10:40:07 Photo: Damian John says he and his young son would be in a very bad place without Wanslea’s help. (ABC News: Rebecca Carmody) Single father Damian John readily admits he would be in a dark place if he had not allowed a social worker into …