National News

HK student death to trigger more unrest

A student at a Hong Kong university who fell during protests at the weekend has died, the first student death in months of anti-government demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city that is likely to be a trigger for fresh unrest.

RSL sees no need for veterans inquiry

Scott Morrison is considering ordering a royal commission into veteran suicides, but the RSL has savaged the "costly and unwarranted" idea.

Months' late mobile texts arrive in US

A mysterious wave of text messages swept America's phones while many slept, delivering largely unintelligible missives from friends, family and the occasional ex.

Flanagan tipped to land Dragons position

Former Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan is tipped to fill the final vacancy on St George Illawarra's new-look support staff after the NRL club completed an end-of-season review.