UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned of a "dangerous escalation" after North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, despite pleas to ease tensions.22 minutes ago
Polo came back to Cable Beach with a bang at the weekend to stamp itself as one of the Kimberley's most popular events.24 minutes ago
WA schools would get just $33,000 each a year in extra Commonwealth funding under Julia Gillard's so-called Gonski reforms - a seventh of what an average Queensland school would get.25 minutes ago
Parliamentary elder and former Nationals leader Max Trenorden is refusing to set foot in the Legislative Council for his valedictory speech after a crisis of faith in the political process.26 minutes ago
For Leisl and Danny Stone, celebrating their son Jayden's third birthday was much more significant than for most parents.27 minutes ago
A thief with a penchant for expensive jewellery and high performance cars and who has been behind bars for most of his adult life has been jailed for five years as a judge said the only response to his offending was to remove him from the community.33 minutes ago
Mental health disorders have risen dramatically among new parents and it could have an impact on their children's health, a WA study reveals.34 minutes ago
A scientist jailed for 10½ years after he set a car's cruise control at 110km/h and deliberately ran down the chief physicist at a remote North West solar observatory has had his sentence reduced by two years on appeal.1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Leading British comedy actor Simon Pegg is heading to WA to star in the locally made thriller Kill Me Three Times.1 hour, 26 minutes ago
For most Perth dogs it was, as pet owner Phillip Richardson noted, the biggest social event on the calendar.1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Two mothers who each lost a son to methanol poisoning in Indonesia have met for the first time, united in their desire to stop other families going through the same heartache.1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Federal Infrastructure Minister Anthony Albanese has played down the significance of an "internal working document" from Infrastructure Australia that casts doubt on the viability of the Barnett Government's airport rail and light rail plans.1 hour, 35 minutes ago
Three people died in two separate car crashes yesterday.1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Thieves made a loud and bungled attempt to steal a cash machine by dragging it along a Perth street early yesterday.1 hour, 42 minutes ago
They were a few moments of white-knuckle terror the likes of which most people would never take on willingly - but Dan Ryan had braced himself.May 20, 2013, 2:50 am
WA Treasury has cut more than $2 billion from State revenue forecasts since February's pre-election financial update.May 20, 2013, 2:40 am
Colin Barnett says companies that hired too many workers too quickly should shoulder some blame for the high cost of doing business in WA, which has contributed to the mining slowdown.May 20, 2013, 2:36 am
WA faces a "bumpy" landing from the mining slowdown that could mean more unemployment, slower growth and the State Government forced to either cut spending or raise taxes, economists warn.May 20, 2013, 2:35 am
Children's Court president Denis Reynolds wants to be able to decide if teenagers who share or post online sexually explicit images of people aged under 16 should go on to the child-sex offenders' register.May 20, 2013, 2:30 am
Senior police have been told to rein in overtime, prompting concerns from the WA Police Union that frontline services will be affected.May 20, 2013, 2:20 am
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Surfer reveals moment of terror http://t.co/f5z9FPDJ8b #perthnews
Fed infrastructure minister Anthony Albanese tells Barnett it's time to act on his election promises. http://t.co/AEuUpZlv0c #perthnews
Search for missing snorkeler Rob Shugg continues off WA coast. Quad bikes and divers resume today. http://t.co/MOz2cG1wk1 #perthnews
Gibb River Rd cyclist is airlifted from gruelling event after having heart attack. http://t.co/XF4Tn3yy0g #perthnews
Knife-wielding thieves rob pizza guy of the lot. http://t.co/jkOgzyk8lv #perthnews
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