National News

UK white supremacist jailed for 12 years

A self-styled "Muslim Slayer" who sent the Queen fake anthrax with a note saying "The Clowns R coming 4 you" has been locked up for 12 and a half years by a British court.

Aussies happy to see Poms reshuffle order

Tim Paine is happy England have tinkered with their top order but remains wary about the threat posed by out-of-form slugger Jason Roy, whose attempt to become a Test batsman has been shambolic so far.

Usman Khawaja axed for fourth Ashes Test

Usman Khawaja faces an uncertain future after being axed for the fourth Ashes Test in Manchester, where Mitchell Starc and Peter Siddle are locked in a battle to claim the final spot up for grabs in Australia's side.

Sydney man charged after posing as TV exec

A Sydney man has been charged after he allegedly posed as a television executive and made promises of fame to a teenage girl before harassing her family when they became suspicious.

Broncos welcome back Turpin from NRL ban

The return of Jake Turpin from suspension has forced Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold to make the tough call to cut playmaker Sean O'Sullivan for Brisbane's crucial NRL clash with Canterbury on Saturday.

Qld murder trial hears of box with guns

The daughter of a Gold Coast businessman accused of murdering his estranged wife put on rubber gloves to move a mysterious box she was holding for her dad after police began to investigate.