National News

Abe's body returns home as Japan grieves

A motorcade carrying the body of Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe has arrived at his home in Tokyo, a day after he was assassinated by a lone gunman.

PM urges eligible to get second booster

The federal government hasn't received any advice on retightening COVID-19 mandates, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says, as evasive new Omicron variants fuel a rise in cases.

Munster out, Dearden to debut for Qld

Just over a year after he was a Brisbane NRL discard, North Queensland half Tom Dearden is set to make his State of Origin debut in next week's decider.

'Pincer movement' hitting home owners

Home owners who bought during the pandemic are being socked from all directions as their mortgage payments rise, property values fall and everyday expenses skyrocket.

Three charged after $150m NSW drug bust

Three men have been charged with drug offences in NSW after police allegedly found $150 million of meth and cocaine hidden inside machinery imported from overseas.

Contest to replace Boris Johnson begins

As many as a dozen candidates are eyeing up replacing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is quitting after his Conservative Party turned on him.