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Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Out-of-control driverless freight train deliberately derailed, sends debris flying into pedestrians

Tasmanian police officers drive alongside a runaway automated train for almost 10 minutes before operators deliberately derail it, sending it crashing through a fence with debris hitting two people.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

'Someone has to stop him': Serial conman ripping off students again

One of Australia's most notorious scam artists continues to run a business that rips off vulnerable students while he is out on bail appealing against his conviction and sentence, an ABC investigation reveals.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Live: Royal commission hears litany of insurance wrongdoing

Senior counsel assisting the royal commission Rowena Orr is summing up the insurance hearings by outlining a litany of wrongdoing, after earlier pulling up Financial Services Council boss Sally Loane for lacking knowledge about parts of the sector she represents.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

PM cancels press conference as independent Phelps steps up

The Prime Minister hastily reschedules a press conference in Sydney after Kerryn Phelps, a high-profile independent candidate at the looming Wentworth by-election, gatecrashes it while the Liberal candidate watches on.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Jury rejects 'scorned woman' defence in rare marital rape conviction

A Ballarat man has been found guilty of raping his estranged wife while their children were locked outside their house in February 2017.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

What happens when you give an octopus MDMA?

One animal started doing backflips, while others reached out to touch an object — or embrace another octopus. And the scientists conducting the study learned about the roots of social behaviour.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Analysis: How a Catholic school's fight over a toilet evolved into high-stakes political warfare
Fifteen months after the Turnbull government passed its revamped Gonski legislation, promising to end years of special deals for Catholic schools, the Coalition has been forced into an expensive backdown that restores billions in funding to the sector, writes Natasha Robinson.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Elderly prospector unearths $110k 'Duck's Foot' nugget

An experienced prospector discovers a large gold nugget in the shape of a duck's foot buried 800 millimetres beneath the surface in WA's northern Goldfields containing more than two kilograms of gold.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Killer who stabbed wife 57 times tries to change plea more than a year after being convicted

A Canberra man serving 30 years in jail for stabbing his wife to death as she fed their young baby loses his bid to change his plea to guilty, in order to get a shorter sentence.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

NSW Liberal Party in civil war as Williams demands Perrottet quit cabinet

The NSW Liberal Party is immersed in civil war with frontbench MP Ray Williams demanding Treasurer Dominic Perrottet quit Cabinet as the two enter an ugly pre-selection stoush — and the Treasurer is refusing.

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