EVENING UPDATE

Economists say the cycle of interest rate cuts is over, after new figures showing Australia’s inflation rate jumped by more than expected in the December quarter.

A group of teenage girls has been nominated for bravery awards after risking their lives to save a pregnant woman and her three children from a burning building.

Prince Harry has reunited with his team of wounded war veterans after their triumphant trek to the south pole.

And the NRL has given Brad Fittler the all-clear to play in the Auckland Nines competition.