Indian infrastructure group Lanco Infratech has shelled out about $830 million to take control of former tycoon Ric Stowe’s Griffin Coal, nearly one year after the miner’s shock collapse under the weight of nearly $1 billion in debt.December 15, 2010, 7:33 am
A former School of the Air principal in Geraldton has been charged with stealing and falsifying records related to his employment.December 15, 2010, 9:52 am
Consumers have shrugged off concerns over last month's lift in official interest rates, with confidence among shoppers improving.December 15, 2010, 7:44 am
An insurance fraudster could be on the run in Australia after a plot to fake his own death was foiled when detectives found his fingerprints on his death certificate.December 15, 2010, 7:17 am
A teenager believed to be driving at high speed has died after his car hit a tree on Pinjarra Road at Greenfields.December 15, 2010, 6:42 am
The City of Subiaco has received a total of 10 submissions for and against the WA Football Commission's application to change hundreds of signs around newly rebranded Patersons Stadium, formerly Subiaco Oval. The council will consider the application on Tuesday.December 15, 2010, 6:11 am
Adoptions have risen in WA for the second year running, bucking a national trend in which the total number of children finding new families is at a new low.December 15, 2010, 6:05 am
Many metropolitan service stations owned by British-based oil giant BP will increase their unleaded fuel prices today to a two-year high of 137.9¢ - sparking advice from WA's fuel watchdog for motorists to fill up at stations owned by one of BP's rivals.December 15, 2010, 5:59 am
A 30-year-old Perth man was arrested yesterday over stalking a five-year-old girl and her carer at a Morley shopping centre before lifting up the girl's skirt.December 15, 2010, 5:53 am
A disturbing culture of Taser misuse at the Perth Watchhouse emerged yesterday when it was revealed the weapons were used on at least two other occasions to force prisoners to strip.December 15, 2010, 5:53 am
WA's new Mental Health Minister Helen Morton has criticised her Government's delay in releasing a controversial report into services for the mentally ill which her dumped predecessor Graham Jacobs failed to table in Parliament this year.December 15, 2010, 5:11 am
People do strange things in the presence of Oprah Winfrey - they gasp, they scream, they shed tears of joy.December 15, 2010, 5:00 am
Despite the forecast of showers, Sydney turned on the sunshine for Oprah Winfrey's much-hyped shows at the Opera House yesterday.December 15, 2010, 3:00 am
The "social dividend" from the State's mining boom will be a dramatic increase in resources to help WA's most vulnerable children by turning schools into one-stop parenting shops, Premier Colin Barnett has announced.December 15, 2010, 2:55 am
Australia's $1 trillion superannuation industry could be torn down, after a prominent businessman was granted leave by the High Court to challenge the constitutional validity of the compulsory 9 per cent superannuation guarantee paid by every Australian employer.December 15, 2010, 2:45 am
Australian special forces soldiers are suffering a severe morale problem because they are being forced to release most suspected Taliban fighters within just a few days of capturing them.December 15, 2010, 2:35 am
A Claremont woman made a "contrived" triple-zero call after stabbing her husband and waiting for him to die, a prosecutor suggested yesterday to the jury in a Supreme Court murder trial.December 15, 2010, 2:25 am
As shoppers rush to snap up final Christmas presents in the last 10 days before the big day, they are being warned to not to buy in haste and to think about safety when buying toys for children.December 15, 2010, 2:15 am
Police have charged a 31-year-old Yanchep man who they allege stole a car and threatened a police officer with a knife.December 14, 2010, 9:59 pm
A man has been flown to Royal Perth Hospital by the RAC Rescue helicopter in critical condition after a serious crash in Greenfields.December 14, 2010, 9:41 pm
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UPDATE: A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 57-year-old woman in her home. #PerthNews http://t.co/x629wAo12B
Premier Colin Barnett won't be rushed on new laws. #PerthNews http://t.co/dQ2gJYSC5r
Cook out. Bowled Johnson, 3. England 1/9. http://t.co/E5GvQn4vKV #ashes
Premier flags tough new line on sharks. 'Protection of human life comes first.' http://t.co/dU3g9h8pZE #perthnews
Corrupt uni lecturer avoids jail after admitting he took thousands of dollars in bribes. #PerthNews http://t.co/bgC8AEBizi
Australia declares at 9/570. #ashes http://t.co/E5GvQn4vKV
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