Breaking News Vic parliament looks into RSPCA’s powers 2017-05-26T09:08:36.564000000+00:00 The RSPCA's power to prevent and prosecute animal cruelty cases will be examined in a Victorian parliamentary inquiry. UK minister denies cuts linked to bombing 2017-05-26T09:08:36.561000000+00:00 A British voter has angrily confronted Home Secretary Amber Rudd over police cuts, prompting her to deny the suicide bombing that killed 22 at a concert in Manchester was linked to falling police numbers. Fishing brought indoors for elderly WA man 2017-05-26T09:08:36.559000000+00:00 A palliative care clinic in Western Australia has granted an 88-year-old resident's wish to go on one last trip to reel in a good catch - by bringing the fishing to him. NSW man trapped under car dies 2017-05-26T08:24:25.317000000+00:00 A NSW man who was trapped under a vehicle in the Hunter region has died. Vic police search lakes for Benalla pair 2017-05-26T08:24:25.314000000+00:00 An elderly woman and her disabled daughter and are still missing despite an extensive search in regional Victoria, including in lakes and dams. Kushner ‘willing to co-operate’ with probe 2017-05-26T08:24:25.311000000+00:00 President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to co-operate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his lawyer says. Power failure causes Sydney traffic chaos 2017-05-26T08:02:25.737000000+00:00 Sydney drivers were minutes away from potentially spending up to eight hours stuck in their cars after a major power outage closed both directions of the M5 East tunnel. No royalty holiday for Adani: Qld premier 2017-05-26T07:51:26.145000000+00:00 Queensland's cabinet has quashed the controversial deal offering Adani a royalties holiday for its $16 billion Carmichael coal mine. Alabama executes death row ‘Houdini’ 2017-05-26T07:40:49.823000000+00:00 A man dubbed the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven previous execution dates has been put to death for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting. Laura Biagiotti, ‘Queen of Cashmere’, dies 2017-05-26T07:40:49.820000000+00:00 Laura Biagiotti, an Italian fashion designer who conquered global markets with her soft, loose women's clothes and luxurious knits that won her the nickname "Queen of Cashmere", has died aged 73.