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Wood replaces Aussie Randell at Wakefield

Wakefield have signed Salford hooker/half-back Josh Wood on a two-year contract.The 23-year-old fills the void created by the return to Australia of hooker Tyler Randell for family reasons and becomes Trinity coach Chris Chester's fifth recruit for 2020.

Coral bleaching happens naturally: Hanson

A defiant Pauline Hanson has told the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's top scientist coral bleaching is a natural occurrence, rejecting its link to heat waves.

Veteran Malinga still firing at 36

Lasith Malinga will become one of the oldest quicks to tour Australian shores this century in this month's three-match Twenty20 series.

Kurds pull out of Syrian border town

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain under a US-brokered ceasefire deal, but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels says the withdrawal is not yet complete.

Media unites to fight fed govt censorship

Politicians have added their voices to a chorus of Australia's media outlets united in a campaign to warn against growing censorship and attacks on press freedom by the federal government.

Cash Converters settles Qld class action

Cash Converters has agreed to pay $42.5 million to settle a class action against the company on behalf of Queenslanders who took out consumer credit loans with the payday lender.

10 Aussies picked in Hundred draft

Glenn Maxwell will link up with coach Shane Warne at the London Spirit after the allrounder became one of 10 Australian cricketers picked in the inaugural Hundred draft.

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