Canberra Now: News in 90 seconds for Tuesday June 27, 2017

There are more female prisoners than rooms at the AMC, a new associate justice for the ACT Supreme and chickens with room to move.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:49 pm

ABC publicist Chris Chamberlin dies on holiday in India

Tributes have been flowing for ABC publicist Chris Chamberlin.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:47 pm

Man dead, girl injured in two-vehicle accident near Logan

A man is dead and a 16-year-old girl has been seriously injured in a two vehicle accident near Logan.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:45 pm

The not-so-sweet link between Big Sugar and the peak body for dietitians

We need a government that insists the public health infrastructure be freed from the influence of Big Sugar.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:42 pm

US insurers seek Australian company debt deals

Australian companies hunting for bespoke debt deals are finding willing lenders in the Americas.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:41 pm

Liberal MPs secretly drafting private members' bill to legalise same-sex marriage

Two Liberal MPs have been secretly working on a plan to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia as soon as August, with a draft copy of the laws well advanced and consultation with advocates underway.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:39 pm

Q&A: Christopher Pyne says he supports plebiscite after marriage equality tape

Liberal minister Christopher Pyne says he continues to support a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, after a tape emerged of him saying marriage equality may happen in Australia "sooner than everyone thinks".

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:36 pm

Search for canoe owner search to resume on Tuesday

The search for the owner of an empty canoe found carrying fresh bait and fishing rods in Moreton Bay will continue on Tuesday.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:33 pm

London fire: all buildings tested for safety so far have failed

All 75 high-rises in Britain that have been tested for fire safety since the Grenfell Tower tragedy have failed.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:33 pm

Google faces record EU antitrust fine of more than $1.4 billion

European antitrust regulators are set to impose a record fine on Google over its shopping service concluding one of three cases against the company.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:28 pm

Melbourne Express: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:21 pm

Food giants resist calls to eliminate cartoon characters from junk-food packaging

More than half of kids' foods featuring cartoons have been found to be unhealthy, prompting fresh calls for such cartoons to be restricted.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:17 pm

Bust the myths about regional Australian cities and look beyond the ‘big 5’ for a $378 billion return

New research out today shows regional cities generate national economic growth and jobs at the same rate as big metropolitan cities.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:08 pm

US Supreme Court revives parts of Donald Trump's travel ban

The court will allow parts of the ban to be implemented until it hears the full case in October.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 3:01 pm

Emirates Team New Zealand cruise to America's Cup victory over Oracle Team USA

A dominant Emirates Team New Zealand claimed international sport's oldest trophy by 7-1 in Bermuda's Great Sound.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 2:59 pm

Gold plunges after 'fat finger' trade jolts market

Gold sank like a stone at 9am in London after a huge spike in volume in New York futures, seen as the result of a bad order.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 2:29 pm

Clover Moore hits out at deputy Kerryn Phelps after shock resignation

Dr Phelps quit the Lord Mayor's team of independents on Monday night, blaming a lack of transparency.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 1:51 pm

Women's World Cup: Australia hammers West Indies after chaotic start

The match started in chaotic fashion at the toss when the Windies skipper called correctly and elected to bat.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 1:11 pm

Amnesty International Australia unlocks extra donations with a date switch

Amnesty switches regular donor payments to four-weekly. Experts see 'better ways of raising money'.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:59 am

John McEnroe: If Serena Williams played the men's circuit, she'd rank 'like 700'

The retired great suggested Williams wouldn't stand a chance if she played the men's circuit.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:56 am

Cyclists using mobile phones in Victoria to face $476 fine from July

Cyclists caught using their mobile phones will cop an on-the-spot fine from this weekend.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:47 am

Marching band gives young Syrian refugees a chance to beat a new path forward

Safe at last, child refugees from Syria's civil war have formed a marching band.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:45 am

Cuts to GP home visits could push an extra 2700 people into emergency every night: peak body

Proposed cuts to Medicare-funded after-hours home visits by doctors will force more than 2700 extra people into the nation's hospital emergency departments every night, the sector's peak body has warned.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:45 am

Rate of global sea level rise jumps 50 per cent in two decades

Global sea level rise has increased from 2.2mm each year in 1993, to 3.3mm each year in 2014.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:44 am

Where to find the rich-list's holiday homes - where are 'The Hamptons' of the rest of the world?

It's no surprise that brokers around the world are eager to associate their own listings with the Hamptons.

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:39 am