Australia are 1-0 up in their three-Test series against New Zealand after cruising to a 296-run victory at Optus Stadium inside four days.
British government ministers say a Boris Johnson administration plans to put Brexit to a parliamentary vote before Christmas and leave the EU by January 31.
An emergency warning has been issued for the Gospers Mountain bushfire ahead of severe heatwave conditions for most of NSW in the coming week.
Peter Siddle could bolt into Australia's squad for the Boxing Day Test as Justin Langer searches for replacements for injured bowler Josh Hazlewood.
Major economies have shown reluctance to issue a bold new call for action to combat global warming at a UN climate summit in Madrid.
By 3pm on Sunday some 115,000 people had ridden the new Sydney light rail, with 80,000 on Saturday alone across 155 services between 10am and 1am.
Passengers on a Qantas plane had to evacuate using emergency slides as haze filled the cabin after a fluid leak forced the flight to turn back to Sydney.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne will travel to New Zealand to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in the wake of the deadly White Island volcanic eruption.