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Brexit Secretary David Davis quits as consensus frays

Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.

New Zealand Rugby League names new CEO

A long-time rugby union chief will have the job of rebuilding New Zealand Rugby League's culture in the wake of player defections, cocaine scandals and poor performances.

Pat Cash previews the French Open

With his larrikin persona and classically beautiful serve-and-volley game, Pat Cash was one of Australia’s favourite sportsmen.

Haspel confirmed as next CIA director

Despite overseeing the torture of terror suspects at a black site in the early 2000s, Gina Haspel has today been confirmed as the first female head of the CIA.

Melburnians to disrobe for Tunick in the name of art

Internationally recognised photographer Spencer Tunick, whose niche is large naked crowds, has turned his attention to Melbourne after last snapping Australians in all their glory on the steps of the Sydney Opera House in 2010.

Merger could be a huge boost to US in 5G race

T-Mobile US Inc expects its $26 billion (all stock) acquisition of Sprint Corp to be approved by no later than the first half of 2019, despite the merger being rejected by antitrust officials in Washington four years ago.

Amazon commits to NFL, as Prime price surges

Amazon.com Inc has reportedly agreed to fork out $65 million a year to renew its streaming deal with the NFL for Thursday night fixtures, while at the same time announcing a price hike to its subscription service.

Time for Apu to evolve, says Hank Azaria

The actor who voices Apu on The Simpsons is willing to step aside from the role having considered the negative impact the character has on the South Asian community.

Weibo backflips on gay content purge

After banning gay content on Friday, Chinese social media giant Sina Weibo has reversed its decision amid swift and overwhelming opposition from the public.

Winx: The world’s best racehorse

There's nothing left to prove for the champion mare, but a win tomorrow will see her equal Black Caviar's record of 25-straight victories.

Real-time technology for terror response

The public will soon have an app with an emergency button that will enable their videos and photos of public incidents to be turned into real-time intelligence for first responders.