Coffee grounds combine with light to boost oyster mushrooms

One NSW oyster mushroom producer finds coffee grounds, sugarcane waste, and compost provide an excellent base for gourmet oyster mushrooms. [Read entire story]

Saudi Crown Prince says journalist’s killing was a ‘heinous crime’

Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince says the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a "heinous crime that cannot be justified", in his first public comments since the journalist's death sparked international condemnation. [Read entire story]

‘A jackpot for hackers’: My Health Record still isn’t safe enough to proceed

The fundamental flaws in My Health Record haven't been fixed. This ill-conceived platform is neither useful nor safe enough to proceed, write Katharine Kemp, Bruce Baer Arnold and David Vaile. [Read entire story]

The future of work is under threat, but it’s not robots we need to fear

Business and jobs seem to be weathering the new economy extremely well. It is equality that is really being disrupted, and the way we are going it will get worse and worse, writes Carl Rhodes. [Read entire story]

Massive bushfire in Hunter Valley could burn for a month

Fire crews are working on strategies to contain a bushfire that has already burnt 7,000 hectares in Putty State Forest and Wollemi National Park in the Hunter Valley. [Read entire story]

Fact check: Was 2017 a record calendar year for jobs growth?

Treasurer Scott Morrison says that 2017 was "the strongest calendar growth in jobs we have seen on record". Is he correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check gets to work on the numbers. [Read entire story]

Duterte slams ‘chubby, fool’ Kim Jong-un for endangering Asia with nuclear plans

Rodrigo Duterte slams North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a "fool" and a "son of a bitch" days ahead of an international meeting to address Pyongyang's long-range missile tests. [Read entire story]

Plane forced to return to Melbourne after passenger tried to enter cockpit

Heavily armed police have been called to a plane at Melbourne's Tullamarine airport after a man who reportedly claimed to have a bomb tried to enter the cockpit of a Malaysia Airlines flight. [Read entire story]

EU seeking to affect result of British election: PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May accuses European politicians and officials of seeking to affect the outcome of the country's upcoming national election by issuing threats over Brexit. [Read entire story]

FBI’s Comey defends Clinton email decision, but feels ‘nauseous’

FBI director James Comey says it makes him feel "mildly nauseous" to think he had an impact on the 2016 US presidential election, but that he had no choice but to announce the agency's probe into Hillary Clinton's emails [Read entire story]

A-League finals decided with Roar, City to host

The first week of the A-League finals has been decided, with Brisbane Roar hosting the Wanderers and Melbourne City playing Perth Glory. [Read entire story]

Politicians’ entitlement, penalty rate cuts in the spotlight on Q&A

Penalty rates and politicians' entitlements were hot topics on Monday's Q&A as the panel show hits the road and broadcasts from Melbourne this week. [Read entire story]

Man hurt in North Adelaide salon explosion

A man is rushed to hospital after an explosion and fire at a hair loss treatment salon at North Adelaide. [Read entire story]

Friday night party brawl closes Pacific Highway

Police are forced to close the Pacific Highway at Lake Macquarie in NSW overnight, after hundreds of drunken partygoers spill onto the streets fighting, throwing bottles and cans. [Read entire story]

Man shot in Sydney after ‘altercation between a number of males’

A man aged in his 20s is shot at Jannali in Sydney's south after an "altercation between a number of males", police say. [Read entire story]

How Blues coach Laurie Daley missed Origin’s game-winning moment

New South Wales finally get on the board in State Of Origin III, and coach Laurie Daley was not even watching. [Read entire story]

Bangladeshi Opposition officials among seven charged over murder

Bangladeshi police charge seven people, including two Opposition officials, over the murder of an Italian aid worker. [Read entire story]

Live: Countdown to candidate reveal is on

All candidates contesting the July 2 vote will be announced at midday, amid news Labor will unveil a multi-billion-dollar package of budget savings today. Follow live. [Read entire story]

Nigerian girl abducted by Boko Haram found: reports

One of the 219 girls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok, Nigeria in April 2014 is found in the country's north-east, the girl's family and community leaders say. [Read entire story]

Welterweight Jeff Horn improves unbeaten record in hometown

Queensland welterweight Jeff Horn adds the biggest name to his growing boxing resume, as American Randall Bailey does not come out the corner to contest the eighth round. [Read entire story]

Half of US citizens think presidential nominating system ‘rigged’: poll

More than half of American voters believe the system US political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is "rigged", and more than two-thirds want to see the process changed, according to a poll. [Read entire story]

Most Americans support torture against terror suspects: poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe torture can be justified to extract information from suspected terrorists, according to a new poll, a level of support similar to that seen in countries like Nigeria where militant [Read entire story]

Three people shot in Sydney’s north west

Three people are being treated for gunshot wounds in Sydney's north-west. [Read entire story]

Blackfish documentary praised for helping end SeaWorld’s orca shows

The director of Blackfish Gabriela Cowperthwaite is praised for the impact her documentary had on bringing about change at SeaWorld and ending orca breeding. [Read entire story]

Greenberg confirmed as new NRL chief executive

Todd Greenberg is officially announced as the NRL's new chief executive, replacing Dave Smith who resigned in October last year. [Read entire story]

Police identify man allegedly murdered at ACT public housing block

A man who was allegedly murdered in Canberra's inner-south earlier this week is identified by police as 46-year-old Jason Hollingshed. [Read entire story]

Prince Ali seeks to suspend FIFA presidential election

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali is asking for Friday's election to be suspended after his request for the use of transparent voting booths was rejected. [Read entire story]

Russian-backed offensive in Aleppo ‘killed 500 people’

The Russian-backed regime onslaught in northern Syria is reported to have killed more than 500 people in February alone, as Turkey faces mounting pressure to open its border to people fleeing the violence. [Read entire story]

Sikh style icon receives apology after being denied entry to flight

Popular Sikh star Waris Ahluwalia is denied the right to board a flight to New York for fashion week after refusing to remove his turban at the request of airline staff. [Read entire story]

Srebrenica massacre commander dies in Hague jail

Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir, who was serving a life sentence for genocide during the early 1990s war in Bosnia, has died in The Hague, a court spokesman says. [Read entire story]

High fat diets change taste buds, leading to overeating: research

Eating a diet that is too high in fat may lead you to unintentionally reset your taste buds and set yourself up for overeating, say researchers at Deakin University. [Read entire story]

Man pleads not guilty to charges after Mowbray siege

A Launceston man pleads not guilty to charges in relation to an eight-hour stand-off with police at Mowbray in December. [Read entire story]

NSW road toll hits three-year high

A jump in the number of drunk pedestrians being hit by cars is blamed for contributing to the highest road toll in NSW in three years. [Read entire story]

Gunmen attack Indian air force base near Pakistan border: police

A group of four to five suspected Islamist gunmen attack an Indian air force base near the border with Pakistan, a top police official says, with fighting ongoing. [Read entire story]