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Widespread mourning for fashion's Zampatti

The family of Australian fashion icon Carla Zampatti has accepted the NSW Government's offer of a state funeral, after her death days after a fall at an outdoor opera performance.

Officer dies in US Capitol vehicle attack

A motorist has rammed a car into US Capitol police and brandished a knife, killing one officer and injuring another and forcing the Capitol complex to lock down in an attack that police said did not appear to be terrorism-related.

More rain coming for soaked northern NSW

The final remaining NSW residents forced from homes by floods have only just been allowed to return but another storm system capable of swamping already-soaked catchments is on its way.

Daylight savings ends on Sunday morning

Most Australians will lose an extra hour of evening sunlight from Sunday, with the trade-off being an additional hour of sleep as daylight savings comes to an end.