National News

Burials begin after NZ mosque attack

Christchurch has begun to bury its dead as a diplomatic row erupts over "highly offensive" comments by Turkey's president about the terror attack on mosques in the New Zealand city.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Heated remarks don't shake Anzac tours

Tour companies that take Australians to Gallipoli for Anzac Day say their plans have not been rattled by provocative comments from the president of Turkey.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Bennett hits back at 'immature' Roosters

South Sydney coach Wayne Bennett has written himself into the Book of Feuds after calling the Sydney Roosters immature for their shot at Cody Walker.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

NZ-Aust bond unchanged by attack: Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says accused gunman Brenton Tarrant's Australian background won't affect trans-Tasman relations.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Diana hot favourite if royal baby is girl

What will Prince Harry and Meghan name their child?With the duchess due next month punters are having a flutter on the baby's gender, weight, date and birthplace.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul

Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and "harmful" practices, the company and US civil rights groups say.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Qld govt to appeal child killer sentence

The Queensland government has lodged an appeal to increase the sentence of child killer Anne Maree Lee, who left her 22-month-old son Mason to suffer an agonising death.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

'Egg Boy' won't take action against Anning

The "brave" Melbourne teenager dubbed 'Egg Boy' won't pursue legal action against Senator Fraser Anning or the politician's supporters who put him in a headlock, his lawyer says.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Social media must stop terror videos: PM

If social media giants can build algorithms to sell ads, Scott Morrison says they can find ways to stop terrorists spreading horrifically violent videos.Twitter (function(d, s, id)