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Russia's Daniil Medvedev is taking on Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas for a spot in Sunday's men's final. Follow all the action

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There is an electronic beat, building to a crescendo and ready to drop to the pit of your stomach, throbbing in fashion right now | @DamienWoolnough 

‘Frankly, it's dangerous’: Women finally given priority at surfing’s most treacherous break | Malcolm Knox

‘I have never been a winner’: A life-changing opportunity for actor Rahel Romahn | @michaelidato 

We’re entertaining you, whether you like it or not | @GregBaum 

Can The Wiggles win the Hottest 100 again? Their latest cover single proves Elephant wasn't a fluke | Robert Moran

Russia accuses Australia of falling for Western ‘propaganda’ | Rob Harris

Fly the Aboriginal flag on the Harbour Bridge every day

Opinion: This time I absolutely won’t be watching MAFS ... I think | Kate Halfpenny


China has replaced the head of its Hong Kong Liaison Office, the most senior mainland political official based in the Chinese-controlled territory, following more than six months of often-violent anti-government protests in the city

Breaking: NSW koalas on course to be extinct in the wild by 2050, inquiry finds | @p_hannam 

China should be sued under international law for trillions of dollars for its initial cover-up of the coronavirus pandemic which has caused more than 60,000 deaths and trillions of dollars in economic damage, a new report says | @latikambourke 

The Herald's View: Rapid antigen test chaos casts doubt on Morrison’s competence

UK reviews Huawei decision in the wake of coronavirus pandemic | @latikambourke 

Australia's souring relations with China have grown more bitter with the Morrison government given 10 days to stop the nation's barley producers being slapped with tariffs of up to 80 per cent