National News

Self-driving trash bin in smart city plans

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs has provided more details on the technology it intends to use to develop a futuristic smart city in Toronto, which includes self-driving rubbish bins and infra-red sensors to track foot traffic in stores.

Gallen wins no new Melbourne fans

Paul Gallen has luckily never worried about his popularity in Melbourne, with it sinking to a low after his "Code War" boxing clash with Barry Hall.

Firefighters battle to save Qld homes

People with homes in the path of a fast-moving bushfire north of Toowoomba face an anxious night while fire crews fight to save their homes.

Craig McLachlan to hear claims in court

A whiteboard will be used to shield one of Australian actor Craig McLachlan's alleged victims while detailing indecent assault accusations against him.

School shooter described as quiet, smart

People who knew the 16-year-old boy who killed two students in a shooting rampage at a southern Californian high school described him as a quiet, smart kid they never expected to turn violent.