National News

Usain Bolt blows time on football quest

Usain Bolt's quest to become a professional footballer appears to have run its course, with the former Jamaican sprinter saying his "sports life is over".

More medics but no pill tests at festivals

There'll be more medics at music festivals across Sydney this long weekend with authorities encouraging youngsters to seek help early as they try and stop people dying from drug overdoses.

Farm map could risk animal lives: minister

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a blistering attack on a group of animal activists, demanding immediate removal of an online database of farmers.

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Venezuela puts down mutiny by soldiersVenezuela's government says it has put down a mutiny by a National Guard unit in a poor neighbourhood a few kilometres from Venezuela's presidential palace.