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Sydney house prices surge at fastest rate since 2003

Every capital city and region recorded significant growth over the past 28 days with tens of thousands of dollars added to the value of many homes.

PM should sideline cabinet minister over rape claim, says accuser’s lawyer

PM should sideline cabinet minister over rape claim, says accuser’s lawyer

The woman who accused the cabinet minister told police early last year she had been raped by the man when she was 16.

Trump says ‘in the end we will win’ in first public speech since election

Trump says ‘in the end we will win’ in first public speech since election

In first speech since leaving office, Trump revived his false claims that he was the true victor of the November election - a lie that inspired his supporters to storm the Capitol on January 6.

QAnon crowds plotting to storm the US Capitol again this week, police fear

Members of the National Guard patrol the area outside of the US Capitol.

Followers of the QAnon cult have claimed Mr Trump will reclaim the presidency on March 4, the date presidents were inaugurated up until 1933.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acknowledges behaviour seen as ‘flirtation’

The crisis now enveloping Cuomo’s office developed rapidly after a second woman on Saturday went public with a story about being harassed by the governor in the workplace.

#TimesUpGlobes campaign puts pressure on Globes organising body

#TimesUpGlobes campaign puts pressure on Globes organising body

If you’ve not been paying too much attention to the entertainment news headlines this week, you may not know it’s become a thing.

Airline Rex starts flights, vows to shake-up Qantas-Virgin duopoly in the big smoke

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Rex’s move to launch a full-service airline is one of the biggest shake-ups of the Australian aviation market since Ansett collapsed 20 years ago.

‘I feel like I’m ready’: Joseph Suaalii declares himself good to go

‘I feel like I’m ready’: Joseph Suaalii declares himself good to go

Sydney Roosters’ teen sensation Joseph Suaalii has spoken to the media for the first time after he lived up to the insane hype on the weekend.

One of ‘world’s worst’ invasive species is threatening our turtle population

The red-eared slider turtle is being imported illegally.

The NSW government is cracking down on the spread of an alien turtle species with the help of two springer spaniels, Ash and Bunya.

Facebook banned my harmless article - and I think I know why

In recent months, Facebook has taken to labelling as fake, or removing altogether, a number of stunningly inoffensive pieces.

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Forget the food rules: three meals a day is not the only way

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are not necessary for a good diet.

Eating as we know it - that is, three meals a day and snacks in between - is a relatively new cultural phenomenon and may not be the best way to eat for our health.

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24 years, 18 inquiries: can we face the truth of aged care?

24 years, 18 inquiries: can we face the truth of aged care?

What is the full extent of the problem in aged care? How does our system compare with those overseas? And what would it take for it to meet Australians’ needs?

‘Never bet against America’: Warren Buffett’s bullish letter to shareholders

Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America’s economy but his silence on some issues attracted criticism.

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Dr Kerryn Phelps is vying to become lord mayor of the City of Sydney.

Phelps takes aim at Moore as mayoral race heats up

Kerryn Phelps says broken promises and a lack of independence contributed to a falling out with Clover Moore.

Increase in smoking ice drives up number seeking treatment

Hospitals across NSW suffered a power outage on Tuesday.

Researchers say an increase in Australians smoking methamphetamine is driving up treatment episode rates across the country.

Australian university study hubs keep students engaged in China

Australian university study hubs keep students engaged in China

Australian universities are relying on campuses in China to keep international students engaged at a time when local authorities are discouraging them from studying in Australia.

Police expand search for remains of fraudster Caddick after bones found

Bournda Environmental Education Centre, (bottom right) where Melissa Caddick visited as a school student, at Bournda Beach on the South Coast of NSW.

Police have expanded the search for the remains of Melissa Caddick, with officers and SES members combing the NSW South Coast.

NSW government prepared to step in to help with mass vaccine rollout

NSW government prepared to step in to help with mass vaccine rollout

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine supplies more than doubled on Sunday with the first vials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine landing at Sydney Airport.

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'It's phenomenal': Australian housing market rises at fastest rate in 17 years

'It's phenomenal': Australian housing market rises at fastest rate in 17 years

Property prices rose in every capital city, as well as the regional markets, as buyer urgency kicked in over February.

First Block winners snap up Coogee home for $4.095m

First Block winners snap up Coogee home for $4.095m

The couple beat six other bidders for the six-bedroom home, which is in need of a renovation. It was one of many big sales in a blockbuster weekend of auctions.

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Clint Gutherson was put to the test in Saturday’s trial match against Penrith.

‘I couldn’t breathe’: New rules expose players to finals intensity in trials

The ball was in play for more than 32 minutes in the opening half of Saturday night’s trial at Panthers Stadium, smashing last year’s average.

Joseph Suaalii says he is ready for the NRL.

‘I feel like I’m ready’: Joseph Suaalii declares himself good to go

Sydney Roosters’ teen sensation Joseph Suaalii has spoken to the media for the first time after he lived up to the insane hype on the weekend.

Jason Day, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

Day, McIlroy among PGA stars paying tribute to Woods’ iconic outfit

Tiger Woods was front of mind at Florida’s WGC-Workday Championship where Jason Day and Rory McIlroy, among others, wore their concern on their sleeves.

The Waratahs may look at installing a director of coaching after a disastrous start to the Super Rugby AU season.

‘Nothing off the table’: Penney safe but Tahs examine options amid crisis

The Waratahs coach is under siege after two record-breaking defeats to start the Super Rugby AU season. But his position is safe, for now.

Alexei Popyrin celebrates his come-from-behind victory over Alexander Bublik.

Popyrin fights back to win maiden ATP title in Singapore

Alexei Popyrin broke serve five times and delivered 11 aces of his own to condemn Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan to a fourth defeat in tour finals.

Mitchell Moses attempts to race clear in the trial against the Panthers at Panthers Stadium.

Eels extend faith in Mitchell Moses on eve of make-or-break season

Moses is yet to activate an option to remain at the Eels next season, but discussions have moved beyond whether the halfback will be at Parramatta in 2022.

Deregistered player agent Isaac Moses (in blue shirt and black cap) sitting with the Suaalii family on Saturday.
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Why banned Moses was sitting with Suaalii’s family at teen star’s trial

While some at the NRL recognise that it wasn’t a good look to have Moses sitting with Suaalii’s family, they have no issues with it.

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