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Joe Biden's inauguration day as Trump departs.

Biden heralds new era in Washington on first day in office

The 46th US President urged Americans to "start afresh" and find a way to look beyond their profound political, racial and religious differences. 

NSW pushes for South Pacific travel bubble but there is 'no timeframe'

A Pacific travel bubble could see Australians travelling to Fiji.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said there was “no reason” why travel bubbles couldn’t be opened between the Pacific and New Zealand well within the next 12 months.

Hunt confident in vaccine timeline despite supply issues

Greg Hunt said Pfizer is still confident in a late February delivery to Australia.

The Federal Health Minister has revealed more details about the vaccine rollout, saying he's been assured the vaccine will begin arriving in February.

Peru doctors on hunger strike over pandemic work conditions

Medical personnel who have been protesting for a week just as a second wave of coronavirus cases is hitting the country, have now stepped up their fight.

Berejiklian's office cleared of breach after shredding documents

However, the Information and Privacy Commissioner did hand over its report on the matter to the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the State Archives and Records and Authority.

Australian lawyer Greg Sheppard arrested in PNG over mining fund

Port Moresby-based Australian lawyer Greg Sheppard has been arrested.

The former Queensland Crown prosecutor is in custody on fraud-related charges following his arrest in Port Moresby.

'Quentin Tarantino moment' for men who intimidated tenant

Anthony Mowad (left) is charged with indimidation charges in relation to the June 2020 incident.

A landlord and his friend faked a phone call to a fictitious standover man and put cable ties and lock on a table after the tenant sublet without permission.

NSW lags Christmas jobs surge with warnings of the JobKeeper March cliff

NSW lags Christmas jobs surge with warnings of the JobKeeper March cliff

Australia's post-pandemic job's recovery continued to December but NSW bucked the positive trend, shedding 17,100 jobs in the month.

Link accused of playing games after reporting slightly higher revenue guidance

ASX-listed Link told the market it had beaten expectations when it reported its revenue guidance had changed from $594 million to $597 million for the half.

Nick Kyrgios 2.0: The reinvention of tennis' enfant terrible

For a player who hasn’t hit a competitive ball in anger for almost a year, Nick Kyrgios has rarely been so popular or respected in the fickle eyes of the Australian public.

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How an 82-year-old neighbour helped an A-League defender find his zen

Mariners star Ruon Tongyik and his 82-year-old neighbour, Remo Pertot.

Central Coast Mariners centre-back Ruon Tongyik credits his unlikely friendship with his elderly neighbour, Remo Pertot, with helping him strike the right balance in his life.

Meghan's former aides ready to give evidence in privacy case

Meghan's former aides ready to give evidence in privacy case

The wife of Prince Harry is suing publisher Associated Newspapers after its tabloid printed extracts of her letter to her father.

Baker on Indigenous massacres: Owning history isn't easy

Simon Baker plays sniper Travis in High Ground

The movie High Ground was a profound experience for Simon Baker, who plays a sniper involved in an early 20th century massacre in the Northern Territory.

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J. Lo's age-defying looks don't deserve any of our venom

Jennifer Lopez, 51, said she has never had Botox after followers challenged the idea her looks had anything to do with genetics or skincare.

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BIDEN INAUGURATION

 Tom Hanks hosted the Celebrating America event.

Prayer, pop and the ghosts of Presidencies past

Forced by the pandemic to mark the 46th presidency with a "virtual" celebration, Celebrating America invited everyone to the usually invitation-only after-party.

As it happened: Iran says 'ball in US' court' over nuclear deal as leaders welcome back America

As it happened: Iran says 'ball in US' court' over nuclear deal as leaders welcome back America

US President Joe Biden said in September the United States was open to rejoining the pact if Iran returned to strict compliance.

Sydney

'Intense' heatwave to hit NSW on Australia Day, triggering health warnings

'Intense' heatwave to hit NSW on Australia Day, triggering health warnings

Blistering heat from inland Australia will sweep towards the NSW coast, prompting warnings about heat-related illnesses. 

Man in custody after allegedly bashing his mother at her workplace

Luke Henry, 26, has been charged following an allegedly vicious attack on his 60-year-old mother Adelle Henry at her workplace in Mount Druitt.

Luke Henry has been refused bail following an allegedly vicious attack on his 60-year-old mother.

NSW records no new cases as vaccine rollout details revealed

Masks remain mandatory on public transport and in other settings in Greater Sydney as NSW records a fourth consecutive day without a coronavirus case.

NSW has recorded a fourth straight day without a local case, as the federal government reveals details of the vaccine rollout.

Raiders star victim of 'brutal assault' by police, claims lawyer

Starling's case was in Gosford Local Court on Thursday, where six out of the seven charges laid against him were dropped by police. 

Tom Starling's lawyer has slammed officers who allegedly punched and elbowed the Raiders star in the face during a brawl.

Further delays for accused over hit-and-run death of Sydney father

Tony Plati died in a hit-and-run incident on Sydney's northern beaches in February 2020.

The lawyer for a German Olympic rower who allegedly killed a Sydney father in a hit-and-run says there is "no evidence to support" the charges, which have "ruined" his client's life. 

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Dorr-e Dari, a new work commissioned for Sydney Festival.
★★★★

Poetry at heart of new production which leaves a growing, glowing warmth

Dorr-e Dari is a nuanced exchange of energy, emotion and ideas, driven by the heart.

Stu Hunter performs The Beautiful Things at the Seymour Centre.

The Beautiful Things leaves no place to hide and there's none required

In 2020 composer Stu Hunter shrunk his horizons from ensembles to solo piano, and The Beautiful Things resulted.

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Yass, queen: The NSW town where rent prices rose most

Yass, queen: The NSW town where rent prices rose most

Pent-up demand from city dwellers being priced out of Canberra’s record high rental prices has put pressure on rents for houses in regional areas.

Inside, this $37m house has some of the most bizarre decor ever

Inside, this $37m house has some of the most bizarre decor ever

It looks unassuming but step through the front door and there's a twist that's not for the faint-hearted. Or, perhaps, vegetarians.

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Tennys Sandgren

'I was viewed as a pirate': Sandgren on becoming face of Open COVID chaos

The world No.50 became public enemy No.1 when he boarded a plane to Melbourne despite testing positive to coronavirus. The eccentric American has a message for Australia - and TA chief Craig Tiley.

Renegades and Stars

Melbourne BBL teams to defy CA and stick with 'Australia Day'

Cricket is divided over the move to drop 'Australia Day' from marketing material for BBL games on January 26, with some teams supportive and others planning to ignore the suggestion.

Starling's case was in Gosford Local Court on Thursday, where six out of the seven charges laid against him were dropped by police. 

Raiders star Tom Starling victim of 'brutal assault' by police, claims lawyer

Tom Starling's lawyer Samar Singh-Panwar expects police actions will be officially investigated after serious charges against the Raiders star arising from a bar brawl were dropped on Thursday.

Pat Cummins was superb for Australia in a losing cause against India.

They say a fast bowler shouldn't be Test captain but here's how it could work

Pat Cummins would be a rarity in Australian cricket history if he succeeded Tim Paine but as vice-captain he is notionally next in line.

Nick Kyrgios 2.0.

Nick Kyrgios 2.0: The reinvention of tennis' enfant terrible

The 25-year-old knows he has become much better at reading the room in the last year - and production companies are vying for the right to document the story of his transformation.

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State of Union: The one-off match would draw on 130 years of rivalry between Australia's strongest rugby states.

NSW won't be Super Rugby AU whipping boys, vows new Waratahs captain

Jake Gordon is the new Waratahs captain and he has a message for those who say NSW won't be a factor this Super Rugby season - "I don't care."

Sydney Sixers star Dan Christian shakes hands with Dan Christian of the Scorchers, who are wearing their Indigneous strip.

CA defends dumping 'Australia Day' after Prime Minister's criticism

The co-chair of Cricket Australia's First Nation's Advisory Committee expected backlash about plans to drop Australia Day from January 26 BBL promotions.

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