Sydney Morning Herald
- Johnny Depp's dogs: Pistol and Boo in Senate committee hearings - May 25, 2015
Government officials have confirmed Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp could face up to ten years in prison or a maximum fine of $340,000 for illegally bringing his two dogs into Australia.
- Melbourne's parks need more tourist attractions, New York parks man says - May 25, 2015
New tourist attractions such as restaurants, boating activities and ice-skating rinks should be built in Melbourne's parks in order to boast visitor numbers, says New York's Park and Recreation Commissioner.
- Inner-west councils jostle to choose bedfellows ahead of Fit for the Future deadline - May 25, 2015
Leichhardt Council will consider a merger proposal with Canada Bay and part of Ashfield when it meets this week as the deadlines for Sydney councils to make their final submissions nears.
- Evolution Mining buys Barrick's Cowal - May 25, 2015
The acquisition of Barrick's Cowal mine is expected to make Evolution the second-largest gold producer on the ASX.
- Treasurer Joe Hockey has done something he may regret - May 25, 2015
Treasurer Joe Hockey did something on Monday that he may live to regret.
- State of Origin: Roosters quartet an advantage for NSW Blues, says Laurie Daley - May 25, 2015
They are the red, white and bluesters who make up almost a quarter of Laurie Daley's NSW team for game one.
- 'Redundant' CSIRO scientist elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science - May 25, 2015
World-leading chemist San Thang, who attracted headlines late last year after CSIRO made him redundant the very month he was named a frontrunner for the prestigious Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
- Mark Milligan may leave Melbourne Victory for Middle East club - May 25, 2015
Just a week after he was voted best afield in Melbourne Victory's grand final win, Mark Milligan could be set to leave the A-League club.
- View from the Street: PM reasserts commitment to avoiding marriage equality - May 25, 2015
And your Education Minister mocks the very concept of "data". Your news of the day, reduced to a snarky rant.
- Powerball winner Gary Baron confronted by syndicate members - May 25, 2015
Former courier and multi-millionaire Gary Baron admitted that he was the mystery winner of a $16.6 million Powerball draw when confronted by angry members of a lottery syndicate on Sunday afternoon.
- Former Prime Trust directors launch appeal against ASIC bans - May 25, 2015
"Nobody could remember anything – extraordinary." Federal court judge expresses surprise in famous case.
- Great Barrier Reef: Mining industry told foreign journalists ports not a danger - May 25, 2015
Foreign journalists who attended an Australian government-sponsored fact-finding tour on the health of the Great Barrier Reef were briefed by the mining industry that shipping and ports posed no danger to coral.
- Chinese superstar Lin Dan puts the bad boy into badminton - May 25, 2015
Tattooed, product in his hair and with a besotted army of reporters from his homeland in tow, Lin Dan gave an insight into why he's regarded the wild child of badminton when he didn't want to do any interviews at the launch of the Australian Open in Sydney this week.
- Tim Cahill could play for Socceroos in a record fourth FIFA World Cup - May 25, 2015
It is the news Socceroos fans wanted to hear as preparations for World Cup 2018 qualifying get under way.
- Aboriginal women's choir performs baroque hymns in Arrarnta language - May 25, 2015
For their "Boomerang" tour of Germany, the Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir are reviving 135-year-old baroque hymns written in the Arrarnta language.
- State of Origin: Andrew Fifita thought angry rampage in Manchester hotel room would cost him representative career - May 25, 2015
An angry rampage through a Manchester hotel that damaged property during the 2013 World Cup was the incident Andrew Fifita believed could end his representative career.
- Health cut to cause hardship for sufferers of genetic disorder - May 25, 2015
Hundreds of Australians could be at risk of brain damage because they cannot afford low protein foods, following an Abbott government decision to abolish a grant that helps families meet the high costs of medical foods.
- Australians deserve a say on gay marriage - May 25, 2015
A plebiscite could break the political impasse over marriage equality that is an embarrassment to Australia.
- Lindt Cafe siege: Man Haron Monis spent his life trying to achieve 'significance' - May 25, 2015
In September 2014 he wrote a letter to George Brandis 'seeking legal advice to send a letter to Caliph Ibrahim, head of Islamic State'.
- Search for 10-year-old Emily Brown missing in East Hills - May 25, 2015
Police are searching for a 10-year-old girl who has gone missing from her primary school in Sydney's south-west.