PARIS (AFP) - A far-right writer and activist shot himself dead in front of the altar of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral, after calling for "spectacular" action to protect France's identity.40 minutes ago
About 1200 people have been evacuated in Sydney’s CBD due to a fire in a multi-story building.10 minutes ago
There will be “winners and losers” under the federal government’s disability insurance scheme, Premier Colin Barnett says.31 minutes ago
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says he has no plans to increase the dole because he doesn't want to encourage people to stay on welfare.46 minutes ago
A driver is being investigated by police after bragging on Twitter about knocking a cyclist off his bike.1 hour, 1 minutes ago
Two months after the State election is too soon to start claiming the State Government is breaking election promises, Premier Colin Barnett says.1 hour, 2 minutes ago
A Florida teacher was suspended for three days without pay for touching a female student with a banana during a lesson on Freudian psychology.1 hour, 30 minutes ago
The federal coalition would not allow the privatisation of the ABC or SBS, says Opposition Leader Tony Abbott.1 hour, 39 minutes ago
TIMIKA, Indonesia (AFP) - Rescuers have recovered seven more bodies from a collapsed mine tunnel in eastern Indonesia, its US operator said Wednesday, taking the accident's final toll to 28.1 hour, 49 minutes ago
Police have charged three teenagers after they allegedly knocked over a Senior Constable who was trying to stop them while carrying out speed detection duties on Albany Highway in Beckenham.May 22, 2013, 9:08 am
Police are investigating whether four robberies at Perth businesses overnight are linked.May 22, 2013, 7:36 am
Some 120 workers will lose their jobs when GlaxoSmithKline closes its Melbourne tablet packaging business.May 22, 2013, 7:21 am
An axe-wielding thief threatened staff at an Armadale pharmacy before stealing over-the-counter medication yesterday.May 22, 2013, 7:06 am
An exhibition that lets people dodge laser beams, freeze their shadow, see things in slow motion and paint a wall in infra-red has won Scitech an international award.May 22, 2013, 6:25 am
Paul Collins and Emma Doust know the value of the Royal Flying Doctor Service all too well.May 22, 2013, 6:24 am
Penrhos College students have been warned not to use social media to discuss circumstances surrounding their principal suddenly taking leave.May 22, 2013, 6:22 am
A Langford man, who was dragged on to the road as he tried to stop a knife-wielding thief stealing his student boarder's car, says he feels lucky to have escaped with his life.May 22, 2013, 6:20 am
Dumbleyung shire chief executive Henry Van Der Ende has been killed in a car accident.May 22, 2013, 6:17 am
Liberal Party elder Norman Moore last night gave his final speech in the Legislative Council after 36 years service - but his presence will live on in the form of a specially commissioned portrait to hang in Parliament.May 22, 2013, 6:13 am
"He was the most popular kid going. He had white friends and Noongar friends. The whole town is aching from it."May 22, 2013, 6:13 am
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Brick, hammer & shopping trolley used in four (possibly linked) robberies across Perth overnight. http://t.co/lAfeqfyUDj #perthnews
Cane toads are in WA to stay. Environment Minister Albert Jacob says their march can't be stopped. http://t.co/Uk1gBP9EjN #perthnews
Aussies' daring, enviro-friendly design - incl billabong - wins top prize at Chelsea Flower Show. http://t.co/TAWTbEEMsq #RHSchelsea
Big ratings agency Fitch puts Barnett on notice to knock WA Budget into shape and control spending. http://t.co/M9DtkGGo1L #perthnews #wapol
Grooming future gamblers: Kids associate sport with betting, fast food and alcohol, study finds. http://t.co/Ml2I97wJST #perthnews
Freight train carrying iron ore derails http://t.co/1jCGxUdQNs #perthnews
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