News Markets Live: Fear and loathing in retail 2017-05-25T06:32:04.000000000+00:00 A vicious selloff in the retail sector gains pace was not enough to sink the overall market, which steadied and then climbed thanks to some bargain hunting in banks and resources stocks. Police should consider carrying assault rifles on Melbourne streets: Robert Doyle 2017-05-25T06:29:30.000000000+00:00 Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has suggested Melbourne's police on the beat should carry assault rifles. Defying Empire: National Gallery of Australia's Indigenous Triennial reflects vivid living history 2017-05-25T06:29:01.000000000+00:00 "It just says it all on the bottle. Not to be taken. Power to remove." Two arrested over Crown casino shooting 2017-05-25T06:28:12.000000000+00:00 A man and a woman have been arrested in South Yarra, one week after shots were fired near Crown casino. Sydney Swans superstar Dan Hannebery lifts beer ban and taps back into form 2017-05-25T06:26:38.000000000+00:00 Dan Hannebery wanted to get everything out of himself, so he banned himself from alcohol. Now he's relaxed the restriction and his form has improved. Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage 2017-05-25T06:26:07.000000000+00:00 Taiwan will become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, after a landmark ruling by the constitutional court. Gonski 2.0: Private schools back funding changes despite 40 per cent losing out 2017-05-25T06:23:27.000000000+00:00 The private education sector says more than 400 of its schools would be worse off under funding shift. Lindt cafe siege: Man Monis was the murderer but face it, our system failed too 2017-05-25T06:22:43.000000000+00:00 The community must confront one issue, lest police once again allow inaction to play the predominant role in the outcome. Dude, where's my car? NicNat not impressed by mark of the year prize 2017-05-25T06:21:09.000000000+00:00 When Eagles giant Nic Naitanui took an absolute screamer against the Cats in round 9, 2015, the ruckman must have been secretly thinking 'I'd better make some room in the garage for a new car'. Who's the 'dopey mole' here? AFL blasts Cervantes footy president 2017-05-25T06:21:05.000000000+00:00 Mr Simmon's comments are the perfect example of the 'two-steps-forward, one-step-back' nature of women in sport- and what happens when no one has the guts to tell a dude he's not funny.