World Cup: Australia’s Group C rivals France leave out some stars, but still name a strong squad

World Cup: Australia’s Group C rivals France leave out some stars, but still name a strong squad

Updated May 18, 2018 13:31:41 Photo: Antoine Griezmann will be leading the line for France at the World Cup finals. (Reuters: Christian Hartmann) Australia’s most difficult opponent at the upcoming World Cup, France, has named a provisional 23-man squad with several big names missing, but plenty of quality to challenge …

NDIS reviews leave people with disabilities waiting up to nine months for an outcome

NDIS reviews leave people with disabilities waiting up to nine months for an outcome

Updated May 16, 2018 05:43:35 People with disabilities are facing delays of up to nine months when they attempt to have their bungled National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plans fixed, an investigation has found. The Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report into the NDIS’s plan review system has revealed up to 8,000 people …

Pope Francis says he has thought about when it’s time to ‘take leave’

Pope Francis says he has thought about when it’s time to ‘take leave’

Posted May 15, 2018 22:45:46 Photo: Pope Francis said he did not envisage a long papacy. (Reuters: Stefano Rellandini) Pope Francis have said he has thought about when it might be time to “take leave” of his flock. Key points: The Pope made the comments when reflecting on St Paul …

Three more AMP directors leave in wake of bank royal commission scandal

Three more AMP directors leave in wake of bank royal commission scandal

Updated May 08, 2018 11:43:37 Photo: Craig Meller and Catherine Brenner had already stood aside over the fees-for-no-service scandal. (AAP: David Moir) The blood-letting from AMP’s disastrous appearances at the bank and financial services royal commission has continued with three more directors leaving the board. Key points: Three more directors …

New GDPR privacy laws could leave Australian companies facing massive fines for data leaks

New GDPR privacy laws could leave Australian companies facing massive fines for data leaks

Updated May 08, 2018 08:34:10 Have you received a message from Twitter lately about protecting your data? Has eBay contacted you about your privacy rights? These companies, and others, are getting on the front foot ahead of a new privacy law coming into effect in the European Union this month. …

Dust and rain storms in north and west India leave 91 dead, 160 injured

Dust and rain storms in north and west India leave 91 dead, 160 injured

Posted May 03, 2018 21:45:12 Photo: The dust storm also hit the northern city of New Delhi. (AP: Manish Swarup) Related Story: In Delhi, you can taste the pollution in the air — but nobody cares Related Story: ‘We have nothing left’: Aid agencies warn of alarming situation in Sri …

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Updated May 01, 2018 05:41:33 Photo: Lisa Wilkins and her daughter Isabella were confronted by security on the beach at Moreton Island. (Supplied: Lisa Wilkins) A Brisbane family says they were left shocked and outraged when a security guard on Moreton Island tried to force them off a public beach, …

Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox, 71, ordered to leave the Philippines after angering Rodrigo Duterte

Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox, 71, ordered to leave the Philippines after angering Rodrigo Duterte

Posted April 25, 2018 14:29:27 Photo: Sister Patricia Fox has been ordered to leave the Philippines over her political activities in the country. (Twitter: Pamalakaya Pilipinas) Related Story: The nun vs the President: How Sister Pat got under Duterte’s skin Related Story: Australian nun facing deportation from the Philippines An …

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Posted April 25, 2018 12:26:01 A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife because she did not want to go travelling with him, and she had threatened to leave him and take everything. Alan Charles Gibson, 67, used a .22 calibre rifle to shoot his wife, Rosemary Gibson, 62, …

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Andrew Bogut to leave NBA, Sydney Kings confirm veteran Australian centre will play for them

Posted April 22, 2018 22:02:47 Photo: Andrew Bogut (#66) is coming back to Australia after more than a decade in the NBA to play for the Sydney Kings. (Reuters / USA TODAY Sports: Kelvin Kuo, file photo) The NBL has received a massive boost with Boomers veteran Andrew Bogut returning …