Sky News: $A slightly higher in volatile trade
Sky News: Packer's Casino proposal to proceed
Sydney Airport given poor ranking for service
Tablet sales exceed 2.4 million units in 2012 in Australia:...
The tablet market in Australia continues to power on with more than 2.4 million units sold in 2012, according to a new study by technology analyst firm, Telsyte.
Clarke bats away talk of Watson rift
Under-fire Cricket Australia performance chief Pat Howard has offered to fly to Sydney to make peace with suspended vice-captain Shane Watson.
Man killed as car swept off flooded Qld road
Ten Network rises on bid hopes - FT.com
Ten Network Holdings has appointed as its new chief executive a special adviser to Rupert Murdoch, fuelling speculation of possible News Corp interest in the ailing Australian broadcaster. Ten, a distant third in Australia's free-to-air television
Linc stock rockets 27pc on Arckaringa Basin shale oil find...
LINC Energy's discovery of an oil hotspot in the outback has sent the explorer's stock rocketing 27 per cent today.
Aussies seek bail after Phuket shooting
Two Australians, allegedly bikie members, are to face court a Phuket court as they seek bail after a shooting incident.
Talks stall as US fiscal cliff looms
The US Senate has adjourned for the day and will reconvene at 11am on Monday as last-minute "fiscal cliff" talks stall between top US political leaders.
One dead, one critical in water incidents
A man has died after bodyboarding at a NSW south coast beach, while another man is fighting for life after being pulled from Sydney Harbour.
Australian shares hit new 17-month highs
The Australian share market has hit a new 17-month high as retailers and iron ore miner Fortescue provided momentum on a quiet day of trade.
Heatwave puts Perth on fire alert
TEMPERATURES are expected to continue to hover around 40C until the New Year and authorities are warning people to be extra vigilant of spot fires and firebugs.
Single mum takes Centrelink battle to High Court
Melbourne woman to appeal welfare-fraud charges, which could affect thousands charged under same law.
IAG to take $253 mln loss on sale of UK businesses
$A lower on the US fiscal cliff
THE Australian dollar has fallen slightly on continuing worries about the US fiscal cliff.
Shares end week on a flat note
Australian stocks have finished the day at their highest levels for the year after a flat session influenced by good news out of China and bad news out of the US.
Case against Patel 'embarrassing'
Former Bundaberg surgeon Jayant Patel wants a judge to strike out a charge alleging he was responsible for the death of a 75-year-old patient.
Lynas hits another bump in Malaysia
Lynas has insisted the legal status of its controversial rare earths refinery remains intact despite being forced into its fourth trading halt in a month, after the Malaysian government called on the miner to dispose of all its waste generated by the...