National News

Two more arrests over Manchester bombing

Two men have been arrested by counter-terrorism police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday's concert attack, bringing the number in UK custody to eight.

Devastated Thurston's Origin swansong blow

The thought of injury derailing his State of Origin swansong is devastating but Johnathan Thurston is adamant it won't prompt him to play on in the representative arena next season.

NSW jail to stay in government hands

A prison northwest of Sydney will remain government-run with the awarding of an open tender to the state's Corrective Services department which had been forced to bid against commercial providers.

Australia's rich listers get richer

There are just 22 women among Australia's richest 200 people, with Gina Rinehart still the highest ranked, followed by her estranged daughter Bianca.

Medicinal cannabis treats Dravet syndrome

Australian families devastated by Dravet syndrome have new reason for hope, with researchers claiming there's scientific proof a cannabis extract can effectively treat the severe form of epilepsy.

'A second opinion could save your life'

There could be "100 reasons" for a doctor making a wrong diagnosis, and seeking a second opinion is critical to optimising treatment, a world-leading expert on patient safety says.