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Indigenous affairs minister to visit UN

The Minister for Indigenous Australians will next week travel to a United Nations meeting in Geneva to spruik the federal government's efforts to close the gap.

Twitter blocks accounts of Cuban media

US social media company Twitter has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban...

Meghan launches charity clothing range

The Duchess of Sussex has stepped out wearing her new charity clothing collection, as she urged women to "champion each other so we aim to succeed".

Canberra's halves duo grow into NRL finals

The kids have grown up.The last time Canberra played in the NRL finals Jack Wighton was a talented but immature 23-year-old, while Aidan Sezer admits he thought he knew it...

Johnson says still hopeful of Brexit deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the reasons for suspending the British parliament after a court ruled his decision was unlawful and opponents called for...

Weekend heat, wind raise Qld bushfire risk

Queensland's premier has jetted back to her fire-ravaged state with a warning of worsening weather conditions that could plunge the state back into a bushfire crisis.