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81 dead as fire guts old Dhaka district

A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people.

NSW cops at scene of premier 'poo protest'

NSW Police are monitoring Premier Gladys Berejiklian's electorate office after thousands of social media users committed to defecate on the doorstep in response to her government's stance on pill testing.

Call for rewrite of work harassment rules

Leaders have a responsibility to ensure harassment is not happening under their noses, former Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs says.

Inglis says he's ready for Charity Shield

South Sydney skipper Greg Inglis has declared he could make his return to the NRL field as early as next week - but it will be at centre rather than fullback.

Samsung announces Galaxy Fold phone

Samsung says it will release a pricey folding smartphone in April, with specially adapted apps from Facebook and Alphabet designed for the new device.

Ban baby chiro, health experts demand

Calls are growing to ban spinal manipulation on babies after "horrifying" footage emerged of a Melbourne chiropractor performing the controversial treatment on a two-week-old boy.

Some would 'rather die' than enter care

Some Australians would rather die or "poke their eye with a pencil" than go into residential care, the royal commission into aged care has been told.