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More fruit flies and larvae found in Tas

A fruit fly exclusion zone in Tasmania's north has been extended, with the state's biosecurity department believing an active population of the invasive pest exists.

Cops 'know' who's behind gangland murder

Detectives believe they know who murdered Sydney gangland figure Raphael Joseph in 2014 and they're hoping a large-scale search on the city's outskirts will uncover his remains.

Be patient, Roosters NRL fans: Johns

Be patient, Roosters fans. It'll be worth the wait.That's the message from champion halfback Andrew Johns, who has warned the NRL glamour club's faithful not to expect immediate results from their all-star line-up.

Ways to beat a less trodden path in 2018

Last year, "over-tourism" became the big story in travel, when, in popular destinations around the world, local residents took to the streets to protest against being deluged by tourists.

Trump for improved gun checks: White House

The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.