October 26, 2018

Ryanair flight rant passenger: ‘I’m not a racist’

The Ryanair passenger who was filmed racially abusing an elderly black woman has said he is "not a racist person by any means".
October 26, 2018

Markets head south again as US tech earnings sour

Stock markets are falling again on Friday as tech firm earnings continue to drive investor sentiment across the world.
October 26, 2018

Metamorphosis review: A stunning take on Kafka’s nightmare

Opera Australia’s new account of Brian Howard’s 1983 opera is stunning.
October 26, 2018

Kohli taking nothing for granted as records keep tumbling

Indian captain Virat Kohli has set a new benchmark for consistency but the 29-year-old says he feels no sense of entitlement even after a decade of international cricket.
October 26, 2018

Pensioner who shouted racist abuse to woman on Ryanair flight apologises but denies he’s a racist

David Mesher apologised on Good Morning Britain for losing his temper 'a bit'
October 26, 2018

South Africa won’t use ball-tampering scandal to sledge – du Plessis

South Africa will not use the ball-tampering scandal which plunged Australian cricket into disgrace earlier this year as a means of winding up the hosts in the upcoming limited overs series, Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday.
October 26, 2018

Marsh eases some pressure on test place with battling innings

Embattled Australia batsman Shaun Marsh helped relieve some pressure on his test spot ahead of the home series against India as he scored 80 for Western Australia in a first-class match on Friday.
October 26, 2018

Vonn eyes Stenmark feat as retirement looms

Champion skier Lindsey Vonn has set her sights on breaking Ingemar Stenmark's all-time mark for World Cup victories even as her career winds down to a close. The 34-year-old Vonn, who holds the women’s mark for Cup victories at 82, is closing in on ...
October 26, 2018

Hooper sees Bledisloe test as chance for Wallabies to build

The fate of this year's Bledisloe Cup has already been decided but Australia captain Michael Hooper wants his side to look at Saturday's clash with New Zealand in Yokohama as a chance to lay down a marker for next year's Rugby World Cup.
October 26, 2018

RBS £100m provision for ‘uncertainty’ pre-Brexit

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has taken a £100m charge, citing "a more uncertain economic outlook" as the UK prepares to leave the EU.
October 26, 2018

Melbourne Writers Festival: Marieke Hardy oversees ticket sale surge

Ticket revenue for this year's festival was up $184,000 in comparison to last year, according to documents released under freedom of information laws.
October 26, 2018

Why the most respected watchdog in Parliament says Universal Credit is failing

People are being pushed into debt, left reliant on foodbanks and the government isn't listening