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Perfect 10! NZ's Ajaz spins into rare club

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel can't believe how "the stars have aligned" for him after he became only the third bowler to pick up all 10 wickets in an innings...

Regions bucking property bust for now

While the brakes are on Australia's runaway property boom, the jury is out on whether the thus-far dramatic shift will affect everyone equally.

WHO scientist urges against Omicron panic

The World Health Organisation's chief scientist has urged people not to panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and says it is too early to say if vaccines...

States hold line on Omicron lockdowns

Prime Minister Scott Morrison used Tuesday's national cabinet to urge state and territory leaders to stick to their reopening plans, despite Omicron raising anxieties about the virus.