National News

Time is right for Patterson's Test debut

Kurtis Patterson feels the time is right for him to be picked for Australia after three centuries in eight days convinced selectors he could be the answer to the Test team's batting woes.

Street vigil planned for Aiia Maasarwe

Another vigil is planned for murdered international student Aiia Maasarwe, with people to line up along the Melbourne thoroughfare that would have been her walk home.

Colombians march after deadly car bomb

White flags and balloons filled streets nationwide as thousands of Colombians marched to express outrage at violence after a car bomb blamed by the government on ELN rebels killed 20 police cadets and injured dozens.

Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy

Rescuers in southern Spain say the frantic effort to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain.