Annastacia Palaszczuk resigning after almost nine years as Queensland premier
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she will resign as premier at the end of the week, and will leave parliament at the end of the year. Follow live. full story
Chelsea boss Emma Hayes addresses Joey Barton's remarks about women commentating on men's football
Outgoing Chelsea manager Emma Hayes says Joey Barton's remarks are indicative of the sort of "systemic misogyny and bullying" women are repeatedly subjected to in football. full story
Breakers basketball coach Mody Maor has called on his players to fix their own issues
Breakers basketball coach Mody Maor has called on his players to fix their own issues full story
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"Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better." Edgar W. Howe
1908 - Rutherford wins Nobel Prize
Ernest Rutherford’s discoveries about the nature of atoms shaped modern science and paved the way for nuclear physics. Albert Einstein called him a ‘second Newton’ who had ‘tunnelled into the very material of God’. more...
1918 - Anzac troops kill Arab civilians at Surafend
About 40 male Arab civilians were killed by Anzac troops in revenge for the death of New Zealand Trooper Leslie Lowry. more...
1962 - Maurice Wilkins wins Nobel Prize
New Zealand-born Maurice Wilkins and his colleagues James Watson and Francis Crick shared the prize for their investigation of the structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the genetic molecule found in all organisms. more...
1999 - Georgina Beyer becomes first transgender woman elected to Parliament
Georgina Beyer won the Wairarapa electorate for Labour in 1999 by a margin of 3033 votes. more...
2016 - Joseph Parker wins world heavyweight boxing title
The 24-year-old South Aucklander of Samoan descent became the second New Zealand-born holder of a recognised world professional boxing title by outpointing Mexican Andy Ruiz. more...
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