UK examines Cambridge Analytica, Facebook

Britain's information commissioner says she is using all her legal powers to investigate the handling of millions of people's personal Facebook data by the social media giant and by political campaign consultants Cambridge Analytica.

Bird sweats on Broncos debut

Birthday boy Jack Bird looked to have got his wish after being named in a Brisbane squad for the first time ahead of Friday night's NRL clash with Wests Tigers.

Storm eye big crowd for GF rematch

Melbourne Storm are confident of getting a healthy crowd for their grand final rematch at AAMI Park despite an NRL scheduling bungle that sees it go head-to-head with the AFL season-opener next door.

Myer due to unveil half-year profit fall

Myer is set to unveil a first-half profit plunge of at least 35 per cent as it battles falling sales and a push by its biggest shareholder to overthrow the board.

LNP slams new Qld waste levy

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's move to introduce a waste levy to stop NSW dumpers trucking rubbish across the border has been branded a "filthy rotten tax" by the opposition.

Croc skull found in north Qld drug raids

Crocodile skulls were among the items seized by police during raids that cracked a far north Queensland drug syndicate trafficking cocaine, cannabis and MDMA worth more than $100,000.