A toddler who fell from a western Sydney balcony has been saved by a discarded mattress.
The New Zealand Breakers withstood a stunning Melbourne Tigers fightback to secure a thrilling 86-84 win in their NBL clash in Melbourne tonight.
A day of negative cricket that was at times frightful to watch did serious damage to Australia's chances of retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in the final Test against India at Nagpur.
The Melbourne school principal who allowed photographer Bill Henson to scout for schoolyard models says she would not have done so if there was controversy about his work at the time.
Four Melbourne filmmakers have been charged on summons after a passer-by mistook their theatrical gunplay for a real-life drama.
The threat of a looming recession may be bad news for most companies, but for those in the take-away pizza business there is a silver lining, according to Dominos CEO Don Meij.
India refuses to accept that opener Gautam Gambhir has lost his appeal to overturn a one-match ban for elbowing Australian all rounder Shane Watson during the third Test.
Peaches Geldof, the tearaway daughter of former Boomtown Rats front man and African-relief advocate Bob Geldof, has reportedly been caught shoplifting.
Pop princess Kylie Minogue wants to branch out into comedy acting.
First some thieves in Colombia swiped computers and passports from her entourage. Then Kylie Minogue's flight crew accidentally landed her in the wrong place in Venezuela.
Australia and the United States have been warned their Indonesian embassies will be bombed if the executions of three Bali bombers go ahead.
Joan Allen has achieved plenty in her 25-year film career, including three Oscar nominations, a Tony Award and roles in films including Nixon, The Ice Storm, The Contender and The Bourne Ultimatum.
Some travel is less a matter of taking the plastic than having it surgically implanted. Narelle Bouveng, of AAP, compares the offshore options to having the work done in Australia.
A Victorian woman acted in panic rather than wickedness when she burnt her new husband alive, a court has heard.
The three Bali bombers are frustrated at delays to their executions, a family member says, even as new court action looms to prevent the sentence being carried out.
Five drunk passengers have been escorted off an international flight after a fight broke out on board and their plane returned to Darwin.
Protesters have padlocked themselves to a coal conveyor belt at one of Australia's largest power stations, bringing electricity production to a standstill.
Samoa took a big step toward the rugby league World Cup semi-finals with a dogged 20-12 win over arch rival Tonga in their island derby at Penrith tonight.
An Australian paparazzi and his London-based photographic agency is being sued by British actress Sienna Miller who claims they have made her life "intolerable".
Australia have returned fire over New Zealand complaints of rough play by challenging Silver Ferns netball star Irene van Dyk's reputation as a gentle giant.