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Knights skipper Kurt Gidley has ended speculation about his future, announcing he’ll head to England at the end of the season for a one year deal in the Super League.   Treasurer Joe Hockey is urging Australians to invest, after the Reserve Bank cut interest rates to a new low.   An elderly couple is in hospital with minor burns, after fire destroyed their home in Tamworth overnight.   And the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have ended speculation, revealing the name of their princess – Charlotte, Elizabeth, Diana.   Read More »

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Nathan Thompson, the Hunter man who bashed nine puppies to death, will spend at least 12 months behind bars, as well as being banned from ever owning a pet.   A shootout at an American contest to draw the prophet Mohammed has left two men dead and a security officer injured.   Britain’s newest princess has received a steady stream of visitors, as the world awaits word on her name.   And a blow for the Blues State of Origin title defence, with Greg Bird likely to be sidelined for most of the series following a dangerous throw charge.   Read More »

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Five people have drowned as floodwaters rage across south-east Queensland, while a man has been winched to safety after clinging to a tree in northern New South Wales   Crowds are growing outside the Lindo Wing in London, where the Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted, in the early stages of labour.   Rolf Harris could be hit with new sex abuse charges – after a file of fresh allegations was handed to prosecutors.   And tomorrow’s City Country match in Wagga is being described as the perfect State of Origin audition.   Read More »

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Australians caught up in the deadly earthquake in Nepal are making their way home, nearly a week on from the disaster.   Three days after Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were executed in Indonesia, their families have made the heartbreaking journey home.   Police are investigating the death of a young diabetic boy, who suffered a heart attack after undergoing ‘slapping therapy’ in Sydney.   And wild weather in south east Queensland has forced the postponement of tonight’s Trans Tasman test, until Sunday at 4pm.   Read More »

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Police and cadaver dogs have searched the home of missing Grafton grandmother Sharon Edwards, as well as another property where her husband John has been living.   More than 700 people are feared dead after a vessel carrying migrants from Libya to Europe capsized in the Mediterranean. So far only 28 people have been found alive.   There’s new hope for melanoma sufferers, with a new drug reducing the size of tumours and increasing survival rates.   And Daly Cherry-Evans says nothing has changed regarding his contract situation   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

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Police are hunting a man who stabbed a young service station attendant during an armed robbery in Lake Macquarie.   A Sydney immigration consultancy firm has been sprayed with bullets in broad daylight, while three people were inside.   Julie Bishop hopes her historic meetings with Iran’s president will lead to breakthroughs in the country’s relationship with Australia.   And the Knights have suffered their third straight loss, with Parramatta claiming a six-point win at Hunter Stadium.   Read More »

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Five teenagers have been arrested during early morning raids in Melbourne’s south-east, accused of planning terrorist attacks on police during Anzac Day services.   Quick thinking neighbours have saved a young mother and her newborn baby, from a burning house in Port Stephens.   A 20-year-old man has been gunned down by police on the Central Coast, after allegedly lunging at officers after a chase through Gosford.   And Sydney FC is still in the hunt for the Premiers Plate, following a 4-3 victory over the Jets.   Read More »

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An 83-year-old man has been arrested and charged with one of Australia’s most disturbing cold-case crimes. It’s alleged Robert Penny stabbed two women to death in a small town hair salon 24 years ago.   Police body camera footage has emerged, showing the aftermath of a dramatic crash on the Gold Coast.   The grandmother allegedly left for dead following a hit-and-run on the Central Coast on Saturday night has woken from her coma.   And bad news for the Penrith Panthers with Jamal Idris ruled out for the rest of the season.   Read More »

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A light plane has crashed on a property north of Glen Innes, killing both people onboard. Investigators are still at the scene.   A 24-year-old man has been charged over a hit and run on the Central Coast that left a grandmother with serious spinal injuries.   The Federal Government has announced a no jab, no pay immunisation policy, which could see families stripped of up to $15,000 worth of childcare and welfare benefits.   And in the NRL, the St George Illawarra Dragons have beaten the Canterbury Bulldogs 31 points to 6.   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

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Stephanie Scott’s fianc√© has joined hundreds in a Leeton park to remember the teacher on what was to have been her wedding day.   English cricket fans have headed to the famed Lords ground, to pay tribute to Richie Benaud.   Higher income earners with a pension and seniors health card could face tighter eligibility rules under suggestions raised by treasurer Joe Hockey today.   And in the NRL, the Gold Coast has stunned Parramatta with a 38 to 16 point win. Titan James Robert scored a hat trick to inspire his side to victory.   Read More »

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