A couple accused of staging a disappearance from a dive boat on the Great Barrier Reef are relieved their names look set to be cleared by an investigation into the incident, their agent says.
NSW Swifts premiership-winning defender Kimberley Purcell was one of three new faces included in the Australian netball squad announced today.
Mourners believed smoke billowing from a Sydney crematorium was normal -- until they were asked to evacuate the building because of a fire in the roof.
An Adelaide mother put her nine-month-old baby into an aquarium filled with water to try to stop the infant crying, a South Australian Court has been told.
Teenage girls are now just as likely to smoke dope as boys, according to statistics showing rates are at an all-time low but a "hard core" of addicts still remains.
An obsessed stalker who threatened to kill Little Britain star David Walliams during a four-year campaign of harassment has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, the British Press Association reports on its website.
British actress Keira Knightley has refused to have her not very ample bustline digitally enhanced for a movie advertisement, the British Daily Mail newspaper says.
Australian national rugby league team coach Ricky Stuart has called for a rule to prevent players who break their club contracts from returning to the NRL for two years.
Steve Fossett, the millionaire adventurer who went missing in a light plane over a US desert last year, may still be alive, investigators say.
Cadel Evans is confident his best still lies ahead after another near miss as he chases his dream of becoming the first Australian to win the Tour de France.
Bulldogs chief executive Todd Greenberg was today locked away in legal meetings to work out how best to protect the NRL club's big investment in absentee star Sonny Bill Williams.
Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan has used an interview on the Nine Network's 60 Minutes programme to deliver a blunt message to the ATO over claims he failed to pay tax on film royalties.
New South Wales Swifts captain Catherine Cox expects today's inaugural trans-Tasman league netball grand final to be a thriller which could go into extra time.
Bulldogs rugby league superstar Sonny Bill Williams is reportedly en route to France to play rugby union.
Australian passengers have told of a terrifying mid-air emergency that left a gaping hole in the side of a Qantas plane, forcing an emergency landing in Manila.
A British court has ordered musician Pete Doherty to pay damages to a photographer, after he smashed her camera as she tried to snap him before he returned to a clinic for drug treatment.
Sheryl Crow is putting the rumours to rest: She's not making a record with or joining Fleetwood Mac - not anytime soon at least.
British director Michael Winterbottom's new movie Genova, a ghost story starring Colin Firth, will compete for the top prize at the San Sebastian film festival in September, the organisers say.
A businessman won damages today against an old friend who put libelous and unauthorised information about him on the social networking Web site Facebook.