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Sunk Qld trawler survivor called to mates

The sole survivor of a fishing boat tragedy that claimed the lives of six men off the Queensland coast heard his mates' screams as he clung to the upturned vessel's hull in darkness.

Man jailed for egging UK opposition leader

A man who hit Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on the head with an egg in an attack apparently provoked by the politician's stance on Brexit has been sentenced to 28 days in jail.

One Nation sought US pro-gun money: report

Australia's major party leaders are deeply concerned by reports Pauline Nation's One Nation asked powerful US lobby groups for $US20 million ($A28m) in funding, in part to help it roll back gun control down under.

'Someone has taken him': William's carer

William Tyrrell's foster mother has told a coroner she immediately thought "someone has taken him" when the NSW town of Kendall fell quiet and the three-year-old boy vanished without a trace.

'Egg boy' says senator hit united people

A Melbourne teenager who rose to fame for smashing an egg on an ultra-conservative independent Queensland senator's head says the crack has united people.

Daley stands down as NSW Labor leader

Michael Daley has quit as NSW Labor leader following the party's poor showing in the weekend's state election, but he's vowed to contest a leadership ballot to be held after the federal poll.