Brisbane Times - Top News British Labour backs EU single market membership during Brexit 2017-08-27T09:43:17.000000000+00:00 Britain will urge the European Union on Monday to show "imagination" in Brexit talks and help focus discussion on future ties rather than on a divorce settlement. Malcolm Turnbull calls Abbott-era Lodge cost "staggering" 2017-08-27T09:36:21.000000000+00:00 The Prime Minister distances himself from the cost of renovations at his official Canberra residence. Sydney Swans expect Kurt Tippett to be fit for elimination final 2017-08-27T09:28:40.000000000+00:00 Sydney is confident Kurt Tippett will be fit for the Swans' first final after re-injuring his troublesome ankle against Carlton. Twin stabbings in Victoria within an hour of each other 2017-08-27T09:26:30.000000000+00:00 Two men have been critically injured in separate stabbing incidents in less than one hour in Victoria on Sunday. Bangladesh v Australia: Glenn Maxwell claims breakthrough after veterans provide resistance for hosts 2017-08-27T09:24:49.000000000+00:00 Off-spinner Glenn Maxell struck to end a fighting 155-run Bangladeshi fourth wicket partnership, leaving the host 5-190 at tea. Family faces uncertain future after government's visa crackdown on asylum seekers 2017-08-27T09:21:53.000000000+00:00 Like most children born in Australia, Samuel is a happy and healthy toddler. But a federal government decision to cut almost all support for dozens of Australian-based asylum seekers may change his future. Josh Dugan apologises to St George Illawarra teammates for missing the bus 2017-08-27T09:21:15.000000000+00:00 Josh Dugan addressed his St George Illawarra teammates after Sunday night's victory to apologise for failing to adhere to the club's strict new disciplinary policy enforced over the past month. 'Don't do what I did': Barbecue burns dad speaks up for The Alfred appeal 2017-08-27T09:21:13.000000000+00:00 'I do feel stupid,' says man who burnt himself pouring petrol on a backyard fire. Families struggle to climb Melbourne's property ladder as big backyards sell for a premium 2017-08-27T09:16:05.000000000+00:00 Properties with spacious backyards and strong appeal to young families prompted the hottest bidding duels at auctions in Melbourne at the weekend. Ben Quilty: it's time to acknowledge our colonial terrorism 2017-08-27T09:08:47.000000000+00:00 For the past few days I have listened to people I admire and people I don't, talk about the challenge of facing up to our colonial past.