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 2014-08-01 09:45   

9 News

  Swap from pen to PIN begins today...

Starting today, all cardholders will need to punch in their PIN codes when they pull out the plastic....



 2014-08-01 09:08   

The West Australian

  ASX takes dive on growing risks...

More than $20b wiped off ASX as local investors catch bearish bug....



 2014-08-01 09:03   

The Australian

  Trucking giant hit with record fine...

THE employer of a methadone-affected truck driver who killed a family of three in Sydneys southwest has been slapped with one of the biggest fines in Australian transport history....



 2014-08-01 09:03   

The Australian

  Call to rein in union entry rights...

BUILDERS have called for sweeping nationwide restrictions on unions entering construction sites, including forcing officials to give 24 hours notice in all circumstances before they can walk on to projects....



 2014-08-01 09:02   

The Australian

  Head coach on first plane home...

AUSTRALIAS head athletics coach Eric Hollingsworth has been sent home from the Commonwealth Games for issuing a public statement critical of Olympic champion Sally Pearson on the eve of her 100m hurdles defence....



 2014-08-01 09:02   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Quadriplegic surfer takes on the big waves...

Quadriplegic Paul D'Vorak does not let his injuries stop him from surfing big waves in WA's South West....



 2014-08-01 09:01   

The Australian

  New hope for MH17 mission...

THE remaining bodies of MH17 victims and their personal items could be removed by train from the crash site in eastern Ukraine within days....



 2014-08-01 09:01   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  Abandoned baby Gammy rushed to hospital in Thailand...

The health of a critically unwell baby who was abandoned by his Australian parents in Thailand has deteriorated, even as Australians donated more than $50,000 for his medical treatment....



 2014-08-01 09:00   

The West Australian

  Netscher gets Western Areas board gig...
 2014-08-01 09:00   

The Australian

  Muir loses enthusiasm for Druery...

SENATOR Ricky Muir has parted ways with his controversial chief of staff, the so-called preference whisperer Glenn Druery....



 2014-08-01 08:59   

The Australian

  Sydney, Melb driving home prices...

AUSTRALIAs home prices continued their upward momentum in July, up 1.6 per cent across the country, according to the latest RP Data-Rismark index....



 2014-08-01 08:59   

The Australian

  Walsh faces big task to rebuild...

IN 2011, during Rio Tintos $US4 billion bid for Riversdale Mining, Tata Steel tried to drum up a competing bid from a coalition of Indian steel, coal and power companies. In the end it sold its 26 per cent stake in Riversdale for $US1.1bn. Today India Inc...



 2014-08-01 08:59   

The Australian

  'Punishment for the Herald should be via popular opinion, not the race act'...

READERS of The Sydney Morning Herald got a dose of high-octane anti-Semitism last weekend....



 2014-08-01 08:58   

The Australian

  ADF is all the way with the PLA...

BEIJING has for the first time invited the Australian Defence Force to take part in a joint military exercise on Chinese soil in a sign of deepening military ties between the two nations....



 2014-08-01 08:57   

The Australian

  Start of Gaza ceasefire brings reprieve...

ISRAEL and Hamas have begun a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza, with hopes rising that it will pave the way for a longer lasting peace deal....



 2014-08-01 08:57   

The Australian

  Time for NAB to walk the walk...

THE first decisive management action at the NAB for 15 years was how one analyst described todays management changes installed by new boss Andrew Thorburn....



 2014-08-01 08:54   

The West Australian

  Australian couple abandons Down syndrome baby with surrogate...

A Thai surrogate mother is desperately trying to raise money to save the life of a six-month-old baby abandoned by his Australian parents after they found out he had Down syndrome....



 2014-08-01 08:54   

The Australian

  Tracing a perilous route to MH17...

WITH hazards including blown-up railway bridges and unexploded shells and mines, the route chosen by international investigators to reach the MH17 crash site on Thursday was fraught with risks....



 2014-08-01 08:53   

The Australian

  Gas leaks spark deadly inferno...

GAS leaks have triggered a series of powerful explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 25 people and injuring nearly 270....



 2014-08-01 08:51   

The Australian

  Ebola warning to Africa travellers...

AUSTRALIANS have been warned against travelling to three West African nations following more than 700 deaths from the most serious outbreak of Ebola virus ever recorded....



 2014-08-01 08:50   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  'Hacking' North Korea to promote press freedom...

A New York-based human rights group will host a 'hackathon' to attempt to get information into ultra-secretive North Korea....



 2014-08-01 08:50   

The Australian

  Tech play looks to be on to something...

Panorama Synergy (PSY)...



 2014-08-01 08:48   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  The gene linked to suicide...

If you were at an increased risk of becoming suicidal, would you want to know?...



 2014-08-01 08:48   

The Australian

  Unquiet on the Western Front: WWI in film...

BEYOND their stated or implicit concerns, movies in some way always reflect the times in which they were made. And films about World War I are no exception....



 2014-08-01 08:44   

The Australian

  Suicide gene 'may help predict risk'...

US scientists have identified a gene mutation that appears to be common in people who attempt or commit suicide, bringing hopes of a blood test to predict risk....



 2014-08-01 08:44   

9 News

[ World ]

  MH17 probe inches forward...

Australian and Dutch experts have risked attack to reach the site of the downed Malasia Airlines jet in Ukraine, two weeks after it was shot down....



 2014-08-01 08:44   

The Australian

  Stocks close sharply lower amid global jitters...

THE Australian sharemarket followed offshore markets sharply lower today as investors worry about the technical default in Argentina, disappointing US corporate earnings and concerns in the Portuguese banking system....



 2014-08-01 08:43   

The Australian

  Onus of proof reversal 'risks demonising Arabs'...

A PROPOSAL to force Australians returning home from the Middle East to prove they are not terrorists risks demonising law-abiding Arabs, Labor says....



 2014-08-01 08:42   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Shed, vehicles lost in western Sydney fire...

Almost 100 firefighters have saved several factories from a blaze in western Sydney, but a shed and several shipping containers, trucks and cars have been destroyed....



 2014-08-01 08:42   

The Australian

  Liberal star quits over crude tweets...

A RISING Liberal Party star has resigned as a Victorian election candidate after posting homophobic, sexist and foul language on social media....



 2014-08-01 08:42   

The West Australian

  ASX takes dive on growing risks...

More than $20b wiped off ASX as local investors catch bearish bug....



 2014-08-01 08:39   

The West Australian

  DiCaprio gives Bieber the flick...

Orlando Bloom jumped over a sofa to punch Justin Bieber....



 2014-08-01 08:39   

9 News

[ World ]

  Demoted worker shoots CEO...

A demoted employee has shot and critically wounded his tech company's chief executive before fatally shooting himself inside a high-rise office building in the US city of Chicago earlier today....



 2014-08-01 08:38   

The Australian

  The Strip...

HARROWING images from Gaza show the suffering of innocent families caught in the crossfire as fighting between Israel and Hamas ...



 2014-08-01 08:36   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  Australia well equipped to cope with 'unlikely' ebola outbreak...

An infectious diseases expert says the threat of an ebola outbreak in Western Australia is "very, very small"....



 2014-08-01 08:34   

The Australian

  'Andrew Forrest is a compassionate and visionary billionaire who is prepared to spend his own money'...

ANDREW Forrest is a compassionate and visionary billionaire who is prepared to spend his own money to fight slavery overseas as well as discrimination and disadvantage for the first Australians....



 2014-08-01 08:29   

The Australian

  Albanese condemns Gaza bombardment...

ANTHONY Albanese has joined left-wing Labor backbenchers in condemning Israels bombardment of the Gaza Strip as collective punishment in breach of international law....



 2014-08-01 08:28   

The Australian

  'Without changing international rules, migrant smuggling will continue '...

INTERNATIONAL law gets a bad rap from conservatives, particularly hardliners, when it comes to dealing with irregular migration into Australia. That is a pity. Contrary to what many believe, international laws are not imposed from on high but are based on...



 2014-08-01 08:27   

The Australian

  Leishman makes early running...

MARC Leishman has continued his hot British Open form to take the lead after the opening round of the lucrative World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio....



 2014-08-01 08:27   

The Australian

  Treasury experts called over deadlock...

THE government will mobilise its top economic officials to break the deadlock over the federal budget as part of a new strategy to negotiate a compromise with powerbrokers in the Senate....



 2014-08-01 08:27   

The Australian

  'Most Israelis and Palestinians still support two independent states'...

UP until a few days ago I had never heard of the Houthis, a tribal group who control a large chunk of northwestern Yemen. This remarkable lot have fought successfully against al-Qaida and held at bay the Saudis. Out-gunned and outnumbered, the Houthis sta...



 2014-08-01 08:26   

The Australian

  Dream of island life, no matter Howe...

LORD Howe Island will forever be Melanie Wilsons home: after all these years it still calls to her from deep in the Tasman Sea, two hours flying time off Sydney....



 2014-08-01 08:25   

The Australian

  Pearson 'in good head space'...

THE lesson of the week is dont take on Sally Pearson....



 2014-08-01 08:23   

9 News

  Strength on the road: The young Australian riding 14500km in his mum's memory...

Kurt Pride was only eighteen when his mother went for walk and never came home....



 2014-08-01 08:22   

The Australian

  Boards must stand tall in adversity...

IF the West Tigers board ever ran the club, it doesnt now. It seems to be in the hands of its skipper, Robbie Farah, his manager and the players. If the Essendon board runs the club, it might not be for much longer....



 2014-08-01 08:21   

The Australian

  Stop doling out unfair policies...

POLITICAL parties are at their worst when they peddle policies informed not by ideology or logic, but rather a perceived need to attract support from marginal voters....



 2014-08-01 08:19   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Asylum seekers could have been security threat: Government...

The Federal Government says the 157 asylum seekers at the centre of a High Court fight could have posed a security threat if they were told where they were going....



 2014-08-01 08:17   

The Australian

  Fallen coach lived by the sword...

ERIC Hollingsworth always seemed like the type who would flame out, not fade away....



 2014-08-01 08:14   

The Australian

  Officials could learn from blowtorch...

SALLY Pearson does not have many opportunities to grab the headlines. Maybe every other year. The Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and the world championships. It is the same for pole-vaulters, shooters, gymnasts, divers, bowlers and swimmers. Just about...



 2014-08-01 08:12   

The Australian

  Forrest's bid to 'end disparity'...

THE blight of disparity would end for all welfare-reliant Australians black and white under a radical, ambitious blueprint that would see the introduction of a national healthy welfare card for all, a major reduction in the number of income support pay...




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