Sydney man charged with laundering $15m

A man found to have almost $350,000 in cash in his possession when he was stopped by police in Sydney's west has been charged with laundering almost $15 million.The 42-year-old was arrested during a vehicle stop in Punchbowl on Thursday afternoon, with officers allegedly uncovering wads of bills in the...

London attack: what we know so far

A massive police operation is under way after a terrorist attack on Wednesday in Westminster, in the heart of London.This is what we know so far:* Five people have died - police officer Keith Palmer, 48, mother-of-two Aysha Frade and US tourist Kurt Cochran. A 75-year-old man died in hospital...

Girl calls 000 after mum assaulted in NSW

A brave 10-year-old girl has called triple-zero after two balaclava-clad men armed with a metal pole allegedly forced their way into her Sydney home and assaulted her mother.The 42-year-old woman was pushed over by the men when she went to investigate a noise at the front door of the Riverwood...

National News Headlines

National News Headlines, March 24: • British police have arrested 8 people in relation to a terror attack in central London. • A 63 year old Melbourne man has been formally charged with one of the oldest cold-case murders in Australia’s history ... the disappearance of a 3 year old at Wollongong...

Bennett praises Brisbane's 1-2 NRL start

One out of three ain't bad, according to Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett.On paper Brisbane are on the verge of an unwanted record after back to back defeats.A loss to Canberra at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night will reduce Brisbane to a 1-3 season start for just the fifth time in...

NSW priest receives bail after sex charges

A Catholic priest who allegedly abused a young boy on the NSW mid north coast almost four decades ago is due to face court next month after being granted conditional bail.The victim, now 46, came forward in March 2014, a year after the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child...

Fast-food kilojoules on display in Qld

The kilojoule content of fast-food meals and drinks must be displayed on menus across Queensland from Friday.The law applies to takeaway, bakery, cafe and supermarket chains with more than 20 outlets across the state or 50 across Australia.It requires the kilojoule or energy content to be placed on all labels...

Islamic State claims London terror attack

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the terror attack by a knife-wielding man that left four people dead and 40 injured in Westminster, London, describing him as one of their "soldiers."The knife-wielding attacker ploughed a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a police officer inside the...

What is known so far about London attack

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR ON LONDON ATTACK* Four people have died - a police officer, the attacker, a woman in her mid 40s and a man in his mid 50s* An Australian permanent resident named by News Corp as Trish Neis-Beer, a German national who lives and works in...

Tas population driven by overseas migrants

Overseas migrants have led Tasmania's highest quarter of population growth in five years, new data shows.The island state's head count grew by 720 to 519,783 in the quarter starting September 2016, according to Bureau of Statistics figures released on Thursday.The rise in population included 411 overseas migrants, 87 people from...