Arrests as IS claims Jakarta attacks

Indonesian police have arrested three people suspected of being linked to twin suicide bombings in Jakarta, as Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed three police officers and wounded 12 others.

NSW woman jailed for $3.6m childcare fraud

A NSW childcare director who bought a pool, expensive car and house with $3.6 million worth of fraudulently obtained federal government payments has been sentenced to at least four years in jail.

Qld move to ease pressure off Milford

Queensland have urged Anthony Milford to take a back seat in the star-studded Maroons team in a bid to ease pressure on the rookie five-eighth ahead of Wednesday's Stator of Origin opener.

May to confront Trump over attack leaks

British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to "make clear" to US President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their countries has to remain secure after leaks to US media about the Manchester attack.

Devastated Thurston's Origin swansong blow

The thought of injury derailing his State of Origin swansong is devastating but Johnathan Thurston is adamant it won't prompt him to play on in the representative arena next season.