National News

Media code sparks major threat from Google

Australia's proposed media code has escalated government tensions with Google, with the tech giant threatening to remove access to its search engine if the plan is stamped into law.

We must end this uncivil war, Biden says

Joe Biden has been sworn in as president of the United States, offering a message of unity and restoration to a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans.

No new NSW cases for fourth straight day

NSW has recorded its fourth consecutive day without a new locally-acquired COVID-19 case, but health authorities still want an uptick in testing numbers before social restrictions are eased.

Trump pardons ex-aide Bannon, but not self

US President Donald Trump granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations issued in his final hours in office, but did not pardon himself, members of his family or lawyer Rudy Giuliani.