The morning began with one awkward, spotty-faced youth and 800 police.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is being urged to haul Liberal backebcher Cory Bernardi into line, over what Labor says are the Senator's "stupid and ignorant" comments linking burqas to the terror raids.
Tony Abbott has congratulated Australia's intelligence and police services for foiling a terror plot by gathering evidence he said had gone beyond mere suspicion to establish clear "intent" on the part of would-be terrorists to commit "demonstration" beheadings in Sydney.
The riot squad, traffic patrol and mounted police will form part of a "high visibility" operation on Sydney's streets to guard against potential revenge attacks and other conflicts following Thursday's counter-terrorism raids.
Hooray for Bollywood: That screwy ballyhooey Bollywood of crazy romances, twists and turns, and gowns studded with gems.
Cold maths suggests the thrashing Arrium shareholders have handed out on the stock exchange was overdone.
Santos says manufacturers can help avoid the looming gas crisis by investing in more supply
The board and management of Arrium face fresh questions after investors dumped the stock.
Claims of heavy handed tactics and double standards have been made by Muslim groups after terror raids as tensions mount ahead of protest rally.
You can't accuse Arrium of having any problem with its directors' share trading policy.