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Superquiz and Target, Sunday, February 17

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

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League star in court bid to repossess home of former Obeid associate

The Forest Lodge property is at the centre of a bitter NSW Supreme Court stoush between Benny Elias and consultant Kym Lennox.

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'An increasing threat': deadly Mexican cartels moving on Australia

More than 1.8 tonnes of ice from the Sinaloa and Jalisco New Generation cartels destined for Australia was seized in 2018 – six times the ...

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Private schools to reap hundreds of thousands in extra payments

Dozens of Sydney independent schools in line to have their funding reduced will instead receive bonus payments.

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The authenticity factor: voters know PM is fair dinkum about boats

Whether or not people agree with Scott Morrison, they don't doubt his sincerity on border protection. It might bring back some drifting Coalition ...

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Will heathens see Scomo’s missionary zeal?

We can be sure such a dynamic, go-getting, pentecostal self-starter like ScoMo won’t hang about to haunt parliament in the Hell of Opposition.

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Shorten calls for royal commission into disability abuse

Families join Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in urging the government to expose and prevent the abuse of disabled people in care.

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Young Libs accuse party vice president of 'malicious' behaviour

Conservative warrior Karina Okotel has been accused of seeking to malign Young Liberal leadership candidates by suggesting they were transgender, progressive or politicians' puppets.

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Dementia patients lose ability to daydream

People with dementia may not be 'lost in their thoughts', but instead might have lost the ability to daydream, a new Australian study shows.

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Big tobacco quietly races back into Grand Prix sponsorship deals

Second tobacco giant announces Formula 1 sponsorship deal ahead of Melbourne Grand Prix, sparking fears cigarette companies are trying to flout ad ...

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Full military funeral for captain cleared after aircraft carrier was hit by destroyer

Chief of Navy Vice-Admiral Michael Noonan said: "There can be no doubt that in the past mistakes were made that impacted both Captain Stevenson and ...

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What the planet needs from men

The man-heroes of the future won’t be the boat-stoppers and coal-brandishers.

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Tablet interactive: Lisa Oldfield already dating since bitter split

A friend of the headline-making Oldfield couple reveals Lisa has never been happier since the breakdown of her 17-year marriage

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Two of Us: 'It's a cruel irony that Chris has a photographic memory but can no longer use it'.

Dean Merlo, first met Chris Backstrom, also 57, in primary school. They now play competitive lawn bowls together despite Chris being legally blind.

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'A long hard journey': How my family closed the gap

The message from my life is that black people controlling black affairs get the best results.

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Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday, February 16

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

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Beware the scare campaigns as the election nears

Never let the truth and a good scare campaign get in the way of electoral victory.

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A piece of Australia's religious history is up for sale

The former Saint Joseph's Convent in Bungendore, NSW, was visited four times by Saint Mary MacKillop between 1895 and 1901.

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'Aggressive' interest rate cuts and electric car revolution in store for Australia: Pain

The economic and political expert predicted Australia's Reserve Bank would cut rates “so aggressively it will make our eyes water”.

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In Passing

Izzy Young, who has died aged 90, was a key figure in New York’s Greenwich Village folk music scene in the 1950s and 1960s when he launched a young aspiring singer-songwriter called Bob Dylan on his musical career by underwriting his first major concert in New York. Lanky and thin with mischievous eyes and a gruff Bronx-Jewish accent ...

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Medivac does not weaken our borders

It is unfortunate that legislation that can be seen as a rare triumph of rationalism is likely to become part of an unseemly electoral battle.

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Why accused players must be stood aside, pending a fair trial

An NRL adviser explains why she changed her mind about the need to suspend players who are charged with sexual assault or domestic violence.

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It's all smiles as Australia’s tallest man takes life in his stride

Kewal Shiels might tower above the rest of us, but his size 17 shoes are planted firmly on the ground.

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Indonesia and Australia will sign trade deal in March, minister says

The deal, which has been years in the making, was due to be signed last year but Australia's decision to move the Israeli embassy stalled the process.

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Target and superquiz, Friday, February 15

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.

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One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy: OECD

The findings come amid widespread changes in job markets globally, with 14 per cent of jobs analysed across 32 OECD countries set to become fully automated.

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Pyning for Malcolm's page turner

The progress on Malcolm Turnbull's tome, which is being shepherded into print by publisher Sandy Grant at Hardie Grant, is starting to generate interest.

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