WEEKEND NEWS UPDATE

  • An Australian hostage has been set free after being kidnapped by militants in West Africa. Jocelyn Elliott is now back on safe ground.
  • Malcolm Turnbull has played down talk of a GST increase, saying he’s yet to be convinced of the benefits.
  • An 11-year-old boy has been charged over the fatal stabbing of a man on Australia Day.
  • And Mitch Marsh has been praised after helping Australia level the one-day series.

 

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