News Markets Live: QBE surges on $1b buyback 2017-02-27T01:31:18.000000Z Shares fall again despite big gains in QBE and Lendlease after their earnings announcements, as waning enthusiasm for the Trump trade drags on big banks and miners. 'Gunman on the run' after police smash into empty home to end St Albans siege 2017-02-27T01:30:11.000000Z A gunman is on the run after exchanging fire with heavily-armed police who were attempting to raid a St Albans house on Monday morning. Shareholder equity in Slater and Gordon wiped out with latest loss 2017-02-27T01:25:25.000000Z The clock is now ticking on the financial future of the ailing law firm Slater and Gordon, with a 90-day deadline to finalise talks with its bankers Huge mudslides from Kaikoura earthquake destroy seabed life in Kaikoura Canyon 2017-02-27T01:24:56.000000Z Huge mudslides from November's earthquakes have wiped out all organisms living in the seabed of the Kaikoura Canyon, which used to be a hotbed of life. WA Premier gets cosy with Roe 8 protesters 2017-02-27T01:24:36.000000Z West Australian Premier Colin Barnett finally got close to some Roe 8 protesters at Saturday's Rottnest Channel Swim. Missing Canberra man Joel Koppie found in Sydney 2017-02-27T01:23:35.000000Z A Canberra man who was missing for two months has been found in Sydney. The future of WA's economy: Life beyond mining 2017-02-27T01:17:46.000000Z "2017 marks the end of the construction boom, including Gorgon, the largest resources project ever in Australia. This process will accelerate in 2017 as WA moves on from the "resources boom" and starts to transition to a more diverse, resilient economy based around the evolution of the resources sec... Lionel Patea pleads guilty to murdering partner Tara Brown 2017-02-27T01:17:23.000000Z Lionel Patea has pleaded guilty to the murder of his former partner Tara Brown. Brisbane traffic: Legacy Way tunnel closed by truck fire 2017-02-27T01:13:38.000000Z The Legacy Way tunnel has been closed by a truck fire that has also reduced the Western Freeway at Mount Coot-tha to one lane. Storm chasers honour Twister star Bill Paxton with GPS tribute over Tornado Alley 2017-02-27T01:13:06.000000Z A Sydney storm chaser has coordinated a worldwide tribute to Twister star Bill Paxton, using GPS coordinates to spell out the late actor's initials over Tornado Alley in the US.