Photographs released today show cracks in the Melbourne wall that last week killed three people. The wall collapsed onto a footpath, taking the lives of three pedestrians, Dr Marie-Faith Fiawoo and siblings Alexander and Bridget Jones. The photographs, taken four months ago by an “urban explorer” recording graffiti showed significant cracking in several parts of…Details
Tony “T-Rex” Williams is facing the drop. The drop being no NSW jersey for origin and no green and gold jersey for the Australian team. The versatile Tongan/Australian international is, by his standards, having a poor start to the season. Last season Williams averaged 121 metres a game; now he is averaging only 89 metres…Details
The Power is back on at Port Adelaide after a clinical display of football at the MCG on Sunday. Under their new coach, the Geelong legend Ken Hinkley, Port smashed the Demons, notching up a 99-point win in their opening round clash. From the beginning of the first quarter, Port claimed possession of the ball…Details
Heavy rain and flash floods across Sydney this morning made the journey to work a nightmare.
The Newsroom toured the CBD to see how the downpour affected Sydneysiders.
– Reported by Jordan Cox
– Produced by Blake Moretti
More than 15,000 people have signed a petition to keep Taylor Square’s rainbow crossing. The Darlinghurst pedestrian crossing was changed from regulation zebra colours to a rainbow for a month-long trial period over Mardi Gras. The crossing is scheduled to be painted over early next week. The NSW Roads Minister, Duncan Gay, dismissed calls to retain…Details
A Sydney madam has been found guilty of keeping Malaysian students in sexual servitude in a North Shore brothel. Chee Mei Wong, 39, ordered six young women to perform unusual sex acts against their will to pay off what she claimed were their debts to her. They were forced to work up to 20 hours a…Details
Poor will power is not necessarily what drives you to overeat on junk food. Investigative writer Michael Moss has uncovered a conspiracy by food manufacturers to get you hooked on foods that are both cheap and easy to make. Sugar, salt and fat are the top three substances making processed foods addictive. Sugar alone has…Details
Students from Universities all over the state have come together to make their voices heard by the government in retaliation to the recent changes made to the tertiary education system.
– Patrick Mendoza and Jordan Cox
The biggest cyber attack in history slowed internet links around the world this morning. Five national police cyber units are investigating a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack against the anti-spam consultancy Spamhaus, which is in conflict with a Dutch web-hosting company, Cyberbunker. Popular websites such as Netflix were affected and experts were concerned the attack…Details
The 2012 Dally M medal-winner Ben Barba is back and ready to bite the Rabbitohs. The Good Friday clash against in-form South Sydney will be Barba’s first match for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs since CEO Todd Greenberg suspended him before the 2013 season even started. The star fullback told news.com.au he was looking forward to getting…Details