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China's benchmark stock index is down 30% this year, and it looks like it's not done falling yet

Capital Economics expects Chinese stocks will fall by a further 7% this year. The Shanghai Composite has already fallen 30% in 2018, amid fears about the economy and trade war threats. More »     

Joyce 'will be Nationals leader again', frontbencher says, amid spill speculation

Michelle Landry concedes Barnaby Joyce is likely to become the party's leader again, but insists there is no appetite for change right now, despite pressure on currnet leader Michael McCormack.

'Bad decision': NSW Labor MP sorry for linking Twitter followers to KKK leader's website

NSW Labor MLC Shaoquett Moselmane says his decision to link Twitter followers to a story on the website of a former Ku ...

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World needs to follow Australia’s anti-doping lead against IOC bullies

Bullying has no place at the board table of sports governance.

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More analysts now think China's currency will breach a key benchmark against the US dollar

There’s increasing speculation China’s currency will weaken below 7 against the US dollar. The Chinese yuan ...

Nationals MP's election bid while fighting fraud charges 'untenable', Liberals warn

Some Victorian Liberals say Nationals MP Tim McCurdy should step down from the upcoming state election while he fights ...

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Another ABC executive leaves amid political and internal turmoil

Colleagues have praised departing ABC radio exec Michael Mason, but whoever replaces him is walking into a political maelstrom. The post Another ABC executive leaves amid political and internal turmoil appeared first on Crikey.

Drama follows ex-politician and accused fraudster Barry Urban to court after arrest warrant issued

Disgraced former MP is threatened by a magistrate after showing up late for his first day in court to face charges of forgery, attempted fraud and giving false evidence to State Parliament.

New Melbourne rail link plan makes Sunshine a 'super hub'

A new rail tunnel is proposed to be built between Melbourne's CBD and Sunshine under a Labor Government plan to boost train services to the city's booming western suburbs and create fast links to Geelong and Ballarat.

Tasmanian minister steps down amid 'relationship' with head of department

Primary Industries Minister Sarah Courtney will step down while she is investigated due to a "personal relationship" ...

Population cap introduced at world's largest bulk-handling port amid dust concerns

The WA Government is to tackle dust-related health concerns in Port Hedland by capping the permanent residential ...

Liberal MPs call on Morrison to evacuate all children from Nauru

PM Scott Morrison says he has heard the concerns of Liberal colleagues worried by the plight of asylum seeker children on Nauru, amid suggestions a resettlement offer could be on the table if a "back door" from New ...

Nationals MP Troy Grant slams alt-right infiltrators

NSW Nationals MP Troy Grant says he doesn't want his party to be "some safe harbour for people with outrageous views"

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Ratings downgrades and snap elections: Here's what could happen next as Italy's debt crisis mounts

Barclays Bank expects Italy’s debt crisis will be managed to the end of the year without sparking an immediate catastrophe. However, amid a tenuous domestic political alliance and looming showdown with the EU, the situation remains on a knife-edge. More »     

NSW Nationals not 'safe harbour' for alt-right extremists, says MP

NSW Nationals MP Troy Grant has hit out at alt-right nationalists after an ABC Background Briefing investigation revealed an infiltration of the party by self-described fascists.

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AUSTRALIAN DIARY: Everything you need to know about the week ahead for markets

Global catalysts are again likely to drive moves on domestic markets this week, as investors remain on edge amid ...

Malcolm Turnbull splurges $250,000 on social media

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull spent 15 times more on social media and internet based promotion than an average MP in 2017/18.

Why the seat of Morwell could be crucial to the result of the Victorian election

The seat of Morwell could be crucial to the outcome of the Victorian election if the result ends up in a hung parliament and Labor is bullish about its chances, promising $217 million for a hospital upgrade, writes Richard Willingham.

Labor supports fast-tracking tax cuts for small to medium-sized businesses

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says he is "prepared to compromise in the national interest" on the Government's plan to bring forward the introduction of tax cuts for businesses with a turnover of up to $50 million.

Amid violence, both Brazilian presidential candidates call for calm

Political violence is happening in different parts of the country and includes beatings, stabbings, death threats and even homicide.

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Sydney newspapers turn their lobbies into stables ahead of Everest race

Majestic steeds take over Sydney, a couple of Labor figures spotted at The European and a confusing tweet about the death penalty. The post Sydney ...

UK prepares for Eugenie's wedding amid outrage over security bill

Eugenie, who does not carry out any royal duties, has included an open-top carriage ride through Windsor as a feature of the day.

Firefighters' union exits Trades Hall amid calls to stop 'relentless bullying' of Labor MP

The United Firefighters Union pulls out of the Victorian Trades Hall Council, the state's peak body for labour ...

Schoolkids give tips on how to create a better future for young people

A group of young volunteers say they want the Government to find better ways to inform kids about mental health issues, ...

Religious freedom panel recommends schools be able to turn away gay students

A yet-to-be-released religious freedom review, set up after last year's same-sex marriage debate and headed by veteran Liberal MP Philip Ruddock, recommends formalising how religious schools are able to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or relationship status.

Amid criticism, France's Macron delays cabinet reshuffle

French President pushed back a planned reshuffle of his government until returns from a scheduled three-day trip to Armenia.

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Here Are Optus' Google Pixel 3 And Pixel XL Plans

After months of relentless leaks, the Google Pixel 3 has officially launched - and for the first time ever, it's available on the Optus network. Here are the plans! More »     

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