NBL news 2023: Melbourne United miss finals, Ryan Broekhoff retirement rumours, South East Melbourne Phoenix

Melbourne United produced a pulsating 40 minutes of playoff-intensity basketball to knock off Adelaide in the penultimate game of the NBL season, only to have their hearts ripped in two on the other side of the country. It came down to the last basket of the season, but Perth beat Sydney by 12 points to … Read more

Will there be war with China in 2025? US military officials make worrying prediction

Will there be war? How soon will it be? It depends on who you ask. But the tornado of claims and counterclaims surrounding Beijing’s belligerent territorial behaviour is gaining momentum and the US decision to shoot down a Chinese spy balloon on Sunday won’t slow it down. “I see hotheads in Beijing, and I see … Read more

Perth shark attack: 16-year-old schoolgirl Stella Berry confirmed as victim of Swan River shark attack

The shark behind a fatal attack in Perth’s swan river was likely a bull shark, according to Fisheries Minister Don Punch. On Sunday, Mr Punch said it was too early to confirm the species of shark which killed 16-year-old local high school student Stella Berry but said bull sharks were known to be present in … Read more

Coles, Woolworths: Why your supermarket bill was more expensive this week

Australians are in shock after discovering their usual supermarket bills were significantly more expensive at the checkouts this week. Both Coles and Woolworths announced prices had been “dropped and locked” on hundreds of grocery staples including cereal, meat, bread and toiletries in October 2022. The supermarket giants said the programs had been introduced to give … Read more

BBL final 2023: Australian players watch Perth Scorchers beat Brisbane Heat from India video, Marnus Labuschagne reaction

As gripping as Saturday night’s BBL final was, the banter and reaction from Australia’s Test players inside their Bangalore hotel was just as entertaining. Several stars from the Perth Scorchers and Brisbane Heat were unavailable to play in the decider at Optus Stadium after flying to India with the Australian Test squad ahead of a … Read more

F1 2023: Daniel Ricciardo’s name butchered by host at Red Bull season launch, car, Daniel Retardo

Red Bull’s Formula One season launch left a bit to be desired, as Daniel Ricciardo was called “Daniel Retardo” on live TV. Red Bull revealed its 2023 car and new livery at an event in New York and it left fans underwhelmed as its new car appeared almost identical to the one that saw Max … Read more

Two charged after children raise alarm about alleged abduction in Nakara

Two young children in Darwin’s northern suburbs have been credited with helping to stop an alleged abduction of a five-year-old boy. The alarm was raised about 3pm on Friday when police received reports the boy was being taken by his stepfather and a woman from an address in Nakara. During the alleged incident, the boy’s … Read more

Big Bets Review: $19k bet lands at Randwick, $16k wager off mark at Sandown

Check out how the big money fared from Saturday’s racing – with five-figure bets on either side of the hit/miss ledger. READ: The Saturday big bets HITS $19,000 on Aft Cabin @ $1.95 (Pointsbet) $8000 on Aft Cabin @ $2 (Sportsbet) The resuming Godolphin colt was an emphatic winner of the Eskimo Prince, and it … Read more

Fremantle: 16yo girl dies after shark attack in Perth’s Swan River

A 16-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark while swimming in the Swan River in North Fremantle on Saturday. The girl was pulled from the river near the Fremantle traffic bridge, south of Perth, just after 3.30pm (6.30pm AEDT) with significant injuries to her leg, according to reports. Emergency services rushed to … Read more

2023 Lexus RX500h F Performance launches in Australia

Lexus’ newest model shows just how far hybrids have come. The Japanese brand has launched its new RX large SUV and headlining the range is the 500h F Performance model. It signals a number of firsts for the brand, including the first time a turbocharged petrol engine has been combined with its tried and tested … Read more