Australia

Trains crash in Victoria

A train has crashed into another in Melbourne's west, injuring passengers and staff.

Abuse victims want action from Archbishop

Victims of pedophile priests want immediate action on compensation payouts from the Melbourne archdiocese.

Eastman walks out of prison

David Eastman has left prison after his conviction for the 1989 murder of Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester was quashed.

Dad watched girls dance then murdered them

A Melbourne father dressed his young daughters in ballerina dresses and filmed them dancing before smothering them with a pillow.

Govt warns Palmer over China remarks

Govt warns Palmer over China remarks

The government has warned MP Clive Palmer against using his position in parliament to insult China amid a high profile legal battle with a Chinese company.

Abuse victims still calling after 18 years

After 18 years investigating pedophiles in the Catholic Church, Peter O'Callaghan QC is sure of one thing: people don't make up stories about sexual abuse.

Alleged killer: 'I will win in the end'

A man charged with the murder and robbery of a woman in her Sydney waterfront home told police he was in the mansion when three armed intruders stormed in.

Man killed by croc in front of wife

An albino-headed crocodile named Michael Jackson that killed a man at the Adelaide River was "one in a million", a tour operator says.

Couple doused in petrol in home invasion

A couple were doused in petrol during a terrifying home invasion in Brisbane at the weekend.

Miss job appointment, face dole cut

Welfare recipients who miss an appointment with a job provider could have benefits cut unless they have a good excuse.

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