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NSW records one new local virus case

NSW has recorded just one new locally-transmitted case of COVID-19, with a coronavirus cluster in southwest Sydney's Oran Park growing to 19.

Chopper, spikes to catch runaway SA driver

A unlicensed driver will face court accused of trying to outrun a South Australian police helicopter, after crashing into a car yard while swerving to avoid road spikes.

Panthers carry record win streak to NRL GF

Penrith coach Ivan Cleary said it would be a "dream" to win an NRL premiership with son Nathan after the Panthers defeated South Sydney 20-16 to earn that chance.

Arrests after teacher beheaded in Paris

French police are questioning nine people in custody after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a school teacher in broad daylight on the street in a Paris suburb, police sources say.

Brisbane 'suspicious device' was harmless

An emergency declaration has been revoked in the northern Brisbane suburb of Sandgate after police investigated a suspicious device and found it to be inactive.

NZ sees red: Ardern wins in a landslide

Jacinda Ardern has won a historic victory in the New Zealand election, securing a thumping mandate and, likely, a parliamentary majority for Labour's second term.