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It might be hard to believe but Clive Palmer has been stirring up controversy again, this time on the breakfast television circuit. The usually very measured aspiring prime minister accused Rupert Murdoch's estranged wife Wendy Deng of being a Chinese spy on the Nine Network's Today show, prompting co-host Karl Stefanovic to ask him if he had, "lost the plot". The accusation came after he told the Seven Network's Sunrise program he was going to sue Mr Murdoch, following and editorial in his newspaper The Australian. Just for the record, that makes two people Mr Palmer plans to sue from this election campaign. Last week, it was Fisher candidate Mal Brough in the firing line. Read more of what Mr Palmer told Karl Stefanovic here:

Renouf demands audit of 'anti-Wayne' Broncos Brisbane great Steve Renouf has joined a growing chorus of dissatisfaction with his former club, urging the Broncos to call in independent auditors to tear apart the football operations as Red Hill sits out the NRL finals for just the second time in 21 seasons.

Sport and motoring enthusiasts to join Senate in new 'hung parliament'

In NSW, many voters facing a ballot paper of 45 party columns and 110 names responded by putting a 1 in the first box on the ballot paper, which …

The World Today - Latham not optimistic about party reform 09/09/2013

ELEANOR HALL: Former Federal Labor Leader Mark Latham says he is not optimistic that this defeat will help to bring about reform in the Labor …

Syria welcomes Russian proposal to surrender chemical weapons as Assad warns US over strikes

Syria is warning of widespread repercussions if it is attacked by the US, but it has welcomed a Russian proposal to put its chemical weapons under …