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In crushing a very strong Australia side, England showed just how effective they have become

Marika Koroibete is brought down by Anthony Watson and Jonathan JosephCredit: GETTY IMAGES I thought England's performance from 69 minutes onwards was a tremendous statement of their resilience and their ability to put teams away. At that point, we were looking at a fine game of rugby that seemed l

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Youth Justice Shake-Up after Abuse Inquiry in Australia

An inquiry in Australia is recommending the closure of a youth detention center involved in an abuse scandal that shocked the nation. Images of inmates being mistreated - including one teenage boy who was restrained and placed in a spit hood - were shown last year. Last year, a TV documentary showed

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-11-19 13:22:56

Australia coach Postecoglou to decide future next week

SYDNEY (AP) - Coach Ange Postecoglou will decide this week whether he will lead Australia to next year's World Cup in Russia after presiding over its successful qualifying campaign. Postecoglou, who has expressed reservations about continuing in his current role, has brought forward talks on his fut

USA TODAY - 2017-11-19 02:35:41

Mungo Man: the final journey of our 40,000-year-old ancestor

Photographer Dean Sewell travelled for three days across Australia documenting the last journey of Mungo Man, whose remains were discovered in 1974 and who has now been returned to country Photographer Dean Sewell travelled for three days across Australia documenting the last journey of Mungo Man, w

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-19 02:32:36

Conquer Australia and Joe Root will join the Ashes immortals

"Captaincy is 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent skill," said Richie Benaud, in one of his most famous aphorisms. "But don't try it without that 10 per cent." The quote applies in spades to the nine England captains who have won Ashes series in Australia since the start of the 20th century. In order,

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 13:15:00

Australia selectors' local knowledge of Brisbane makes first Test team the right XI for a game on a result pitch

All three of Australia's Test selectors live in Brisbane, where England arrived on Sunday afternoon in good time - and well-acclimatised for once - for the opening Ashes Test on Thursday. Since announcing their squad, Australia's selectors have been criticised for some surprising choices, but their

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-19 14:56:00

City of Sydney sparks anger after publicising anti-vaccination event

Labor's Tanya Plibersek criticises 'idiocy' of online event listing, which has since been taken down A screenshot of the event, which was later removed by the City of Sydney. Photograph: City of Sydney council The City of Sydney council has been criticised for publicising an anti-vaccination event

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-19 06:10:06

Queensland: LNP leader has relatability moment, while Labor boxes clever

At the official launch of the LNP campaign, with Malcolm Turnbull, Peter Dutton, George Brandis and Matt Canavan to his left, and Campbell Newman and fellow former premier Rob Borbidge to his right, LNP leader Tim Nicholls almost cried. Speaking of his family, and the sacrifices they had made as he

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-19 07:55:06

Kristina Keneally says Bennelong by​election a referendum on Turnbull government

Kristina Keneally, the Labor candidate for the Sydney seat of Bennelong, has declared the upcoming byelection a referendum on Malcolm Turnbull's Liberal government. Appearing with opposition leader Bill Shorten at her campaign launch on Sunday, Keneally told supporters that the battle for the seat w

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-19 06:23:08

Police release pictures of $245 million cocaine haul on board yacht

Police uncovered a huge haul of cocaine in the hull of a yacht in New South Wales, Australia, which they valued at 245 million. The vessel contained 700kg of the Class A drug when it was intercepted at Toronto near Lake Macquarie, following a multi-agency investigation into drug trafficking by sea.

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-18 16:00:30

England vs Australia player ratings: Our verdict on who starred and who struggled at Twickenham

England battled to a fifth successive win over Australia when they triumphed 30-6 at a sodden Twickenham on Saturday but they had the TMO official and three tries in the last eight minutes to thank for a flattering victory. In difficult conditions, it was mostly a game of attrition and tactical kick

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-18 17:08:00

'Godfather of Coral' on New Mission to Help Save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The so-called 'godfather of coral' is part of a new research mission to unlock some of the secrets of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Dr. Charlie Veron is part of a scientific team searching for the "super corals" that managed to survive consecutive years of bleaching on the world's largest reef sys

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-11-18 12:32:21

Dose of Ashes realism delivered by two young Australian bucks as England embarrassed in warm-up draw

A necessary dose of realism before the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane. Two young Australian bucks drove home just how innocuous England's bowling is - in the absence of James Anderson and Jake Ball at any rate - by scoring centuries to draw England's last warm-up game. This draw was as startling as

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-18 09:43:00

England vs Australia, autumn international: What time is kick-off, what TV channel is it on and what is our prediction?

England's biggest Test of the autumn - a clash against old rivals Australia at Twickenham.When is it? This Saturday. November 18, 2017.What time is kick-off? The usual. 3pm GMT.What TV channel is it on? Sky Sports Action from 2pm and Sky Sports Main Event from 2.55pm. There will also be highlights o

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-18 08:31:00

Manus Island: AMA calls on Australia to let doctors help refugees

The Australian Medical Association called on Saturday for the government to allow independent doctors and other health experts to help more than 400 asylum seekers and refugees languishing inside a recently closed detention centre in Papua New Guinea. The asylum seekers have shut themselves inside t

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-18 06:08:42

Australian Government Facing Knife-Edge Vote in Key By-Election

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is at risk of losing his one-seat parliamentary majority with a new poll showing the ruling Liberal-National coalition running neck and neck with the opposition Labor Party in a by-election in the Bennelong district of Sydney to be held on December 16. The

BLOOMBERG - 2017-11-18 00:16:55

Australia just landed its first high performance centre for esports

Oceania's 'League of Legends' champions have moved into one of Australia's most iconic sports venues, the Sydney Cricket Ground. Oceania's esports industry just took a huge step forward. Australia has opened its very first Esports High Performance Centre in Sydney, a new home base for Oceania's lead

MASHABLE - 2017-11-18 20:19:58

Bennelong byelection race too close to call, poll shows

Support for Liberal MP John Alexander is ahead of former NSW premier Kristina Keneally by just three percentage points Why the citizenship crisis feels even more farcical in Bennelong A Galaxy Research poll shows voters in the Bennelong byelection race are evenly split on a two-party preferred bas

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-18 01:32:28

Manus Island: Australia pulling the media strings

The United Nations has called what is happening on Manus Island a humanitarian emergency. Since the Australian government closed its controversial Papua New Guinea-based offshore immigration detention centre on October 31, over 400 men are refusing to leave. They have gone nearly three weeks without

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2017-11-18 12:49:00

England v Australia: rugby union international – live!

We are being treated to an abundance of England v Australia sporting action at the moment and this match might just be the best chance of English success - even if it is masterminded by an Australian. England are slight favourites but Eddie Jones's team delivered an underwhelming performance against

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-18 14:02:10