National News

App a 'crystal ball' into gangs: NSW cops

Access to an encrypted online communication platform used by Australian organised crime figures was "like peering through a crystal ball" into their mindset and activities, according to NSW Police.

App surveillance prompts mass Aust arrests

Murder plots, weapon purchases and mass drug trafficking were openly discussed on an encrypted online platform used by Australian organised crime figures but secretly overseen by the US FBI, police say.

Apple previews new gadget software

Apple has kicked off its second annual all-virtual developer conference with a keynote that outlined new updates to its software for iPhones and other devices.

Qld man guilty in gun trafficking trial

A southeast Queensland man has been found guilty of masterminding a cross border gun-running operation that has resulted in more than 80 weapons likely still circulating in the criminal underground.

Lioness dies of COVID-19 in Indian zoo

A lioness has died at a zoological park in India's Tamil Nadu state after contracting COVID-19, while eight others in the pride have tested positive.