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Wife feared own murder, Qld trial told

Two years before a Gold Coast mother was allegedly murdered by her husband, she told her neighbour to go to the police if she didn't return from an overseas trip because he would have killed her.

Souths' clash not about Bennett: Boyd

Brisbane captain Darius Boyd is adamant Friday's NRL clash against South Sydney is much more than about the return of ex-Broncos coach Wayne Bennett.

Roosters star Cronk cleared of injury

Sydney Roosters playmaker Cooper Cronk has been cleared to play this week as the NRL defending champions continue their push to lock up a top-two finish.

Obama's basketball tee sells for $US120k

A high school basketball jersey that once belonged to former president Barack Obama has sold at an auction in Dallas to an anonymous buyer for $US120,000 ($A177,000).

The battles to decide NRL's top four

GAMES TO DECIDE NRL'S TOP FOURRound 23: Canberra v Manly at GIO StadiumThe Raiders are all but assured a top-four spot given their two-point advantage and superior for-and-against on the chasing pack but this one is massive for Manly.

Leaked document worst case Brexit: Gove

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times but the interpretation was immediately contested by ministers.

Iceland holds funeral for lost glacier

Icelandic officials, activists and others have said goodbye to what once was a glacier, with poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change.