In less than 12 months, Prince Harry has managed a spectacular fall from grace.
A former British champion ice skater has given birth two days after she collapsed and died from a brain haemorrhage.
Hundreds of tourists from New Zealand and Australia remain stranded by flooding in the Fijian tourist hub of Nadi and outlying resorts, after storms lashed the popular Pacific island destination.
The parents of two brothers crushed to death at an ice glacier will not leave New Zealand until they can take both sons home to Australia, a relative says.
A "jealous wife" charged with her husband's murder after allegedly setting fire to his genitals, must submit to psychiatric assessment, counselling and treatment.
The rankings no longer matter to Lleyton Hewitt.
John Howard's decision to stay at the luxurious Blair House mansion in Washington DC has sparked a firestorm of protest in the US, with outraged American taxpayers demanding the former Australian prime minister book a hotel or stay at the Australian embassy.
Rugby and romance novels don't seem the closest of bedfellows.
News of Kylie Minogue's budding romance with a Spanish model went into overdrive after a magazine published pictures of the pair kissing and enjoying a snowboarding holiday in the French Alps.
Pop megastar Michael Jackson is moving back to California three years after he left the state following his acquittal on charges of child sex molestation, the Los Angeles Times has reported.
Graeme Smith batted with a fractured hand in one of cricket's bravest acts but narrowly failed to save his side from defeat as Australia claimed victory with 10 balls to spare on the final day of the third Test.
The family of Australia's latest military casualty in Afghanistan has described him as a "kind soul".
Chasing 376 to win on a difficult SCG pitch that's keeping low, South Africa have fought on bravely to reach 1-62 after day four of the third Test against Australia.
US kids' show Sesame Street, which reaches eight million viewers in 120 countries, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with many products.
US actor Tom Cruise, one of Scientology's best-known adherents, overcame the effects of his dyslexia thanks to the church's teachings, he said in an interview published on Sunday.
Simon Katich says Australia will be trying to push their total up around the 350-run mark when play resumes on day two of the third test at the SCG.
The anti-whaling ship Steve Irwin has stopped its pursuit of the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean to return to port for refuelling.
Sydney is recovering from a spectacular yet at times tumultuous New Year's Eve, with police kept busy by illegal fireworks, drunks on the harbour and a glassing on a city street.
The federal government says it is unlikely to allow any Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle in Australia.
Allrounder Andrew Symonds is set to miss the start of Australia's back-to-back one-day series against South Africa and New Zealand after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.