Formula One: Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo

Posted May 14, 2018 10:45:49 Photo: It was celebration time for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes after his win at the Spanish F1 Grand Prix. (AP: Emilio Morenatti) Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are not done just yet. Hamilton put in a dominant performance at the Spanish Grand Prix, winning with ease …

Liverpool seals top-four spot as Mohamed Salah wins Golden Boot, Manchester City reaches 100 points

Liverpool seals top-four spot as Mohamed Salah wins Golden Boot, Manchester City reaches 100 points

Posted May 14, 2018 06:42:17 Photo: Mohamed Salah scored a record 32nd Premier League goal for the season as Liverpool beat Brighton. (AP / PA: Dave Thompson) Liverpool qualified for the Champions League at the expense of Chelsea, Swansea was relegated, and champion Manchester City made it to 100 points …

Israel’s Netta wins, Jessica Mauboy 20th

Israel’s Netta wins, Jessica Mauboy 20th

JESSICA Mauboy has paid tribute to Eurovision winner Netta after the Israeli performer’s stunning victory. A gracious Mauboy — who was beaming despite her loss — said she knew the Israeli contestant was the frontrunner in the 2018 contest after meeting her in Tel Aviv at a fan party in …

‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

‘Not a good look’: Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

Posted May 08, 2018 13:53:28 The Federal Government has been called on to publicly explain its decision to award a multi-million-dollar contract to a company that has previously donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party. Key points: Vocus won the $2.8 million contract late last year through …

Former Victorian detective Denis Ryan wins police compensation decades after being forced out police force

Former Victorian detective Denis Ryan wins police compensation decades after being forced out police force

Posted May 07, 2018 10:40:43 Photo: Denis Ryan was forced to resign after trying to charge a notorious paedophile priest. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: ‘A disgrace’: Whistleblower cop struggling to make ends meet, supporters say Related Story: Victoria Police accepts ‘Catholic mafia’ covered up allegations of abuse A former …

Nevermoor by first-time novelist Jessica Townsend wins Book of the Year at Australian Book Industry Awards

Nevermoor by first-time novelist Jessica Townsend wins Book of the Year at Australian Book Industry Awards

By arts editor Dee Jefferson Posted May 04, 2018 11:41:20 Photo: Townsend’s book has been published in the US, UK and several other countries around the world. (Supplied: ABIA Awards) Queensland writer Jessica Townsend has continued her saga of success, taking three major gongs at the Australian Book Industry Awards …

East West Link: Victorian Opposition to resurrect controversial project if it wins government

East West Link: Victorian Opposition to resurrect controversial project if it wins government

Updated May 03, 2018 16:56:58 Victorian voters will have a choice of the East West Link or the North East Link at the November state poll after Opposition Leader Matthew Guy said the dumped road was his priority. Mr Guy also said that congestion in the northern suburbs could be …

Sophie Mirabella wins defamation case against Benalla newspaper

Sophie Mirabella wins defamation case against Benalla newspaper

Updated May 02, 2018 20:36:08 Former Liberal member for Indi Sophie Mirabella has won a defamation trial against a regional north-east Victorian newspaper. Mrs Mirabella sued the Benalla Ensign newspaper and its editor, Libby Price, after it published an article saying she had publicly pushed her political opponent, Indi MP …

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Posted April 30, 2018 14:06:57 Photo: Cory Bernardi said his support for vaping came from his own smoking struggles. Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi has accepted an industry award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes. Key points: Cory Bernardi has won an industry award for supporting vaping The …