Your morning news snapshot from across the Mid North Coast, around regional Australia and beyond:
Nick Miller Britain's political paralysis worsened on Monday, as economic stormclouds continued to gather in the wake of last week's Brexit referendum vote.
Kate Aubusson More than one-third of elderly patients hospitalised at the end of their life received invasive and potentially harmful medical treatments.
Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates involved in smuggling.
Ava Benny-Morrison An ongoing gang feud over drug turf between two rival street gangs is believed to be behind a string of violent crimes, including fire bombings and shootings, in Sydney's south-west.
Nassim Khadem If company tax in Australia was reduced, tax benefits for Australia's largest companies would be $5.53 billion a year, according to a report commissioned by GetUp.
Dan Proudman "We had felt so supported and so loved and then we just felt so bad."
Police have charged an 84-year-old man with dangerous overtaking after a hair-raising dash camera video was posted online.
Health will be the No. 1 issue on the minds of regional voters as they fill out ballot papers on Saturday, according to Fairfax Media editors in regional, rural and suburban Australia
Georgina Mitchell A man is in a critical condition after he was hit by a truck in Sydney's inner west on Monday afternoon.
PHOTOGRAPHER Joshua Macpherson had been waiting for weeks for the snow to fall.
THE Mermaid with a Message was forced temporarily from the water with hypothermia on day one of her ...
Money raised at recent Motorcycle Muster is donated to Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
A rare family reunion in Billabong Park to celebrate the legacy of a respected local Aboriginal Elder.
Profiles on the candidates for the seat of Lyne, in the order they appear on the ballot paper.
Strong winds and low temperatures are expected on the Barrington Tops this weekend.