A Hollywood actress and a video game are the latest weapons in the arsenal of anti-whaling group the Sea Shepherd.
A British museum will return a collection of Maori remains to New Zealand this month.
The New Zealand Breakers consolidated second spot on the NBL ladder with a come from behind 93-81 win over a fading Cairns tonight.
A terminally ill British teenager has won the right to die at home, after persuading a hospital to withdraw a High Court action that would have forced her to have a risky heart transplant against her will.
We can expect the latest James Bond movie to be the usual all-action epic with international plots, car chases, gunfire, sudden death and, of course, a beautiful Bond girl.
Money may not be the motivation behind Fiji's stunning Rugby League World Cup run - but it certainly weighed heavily on many of the players' minds. Fiji management have revealed most players were trying to save as much of their World Cup daily allowance as possible in order to give the bulk of it to their cash-strapped families at home.
Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting tonight vigorously defended his controversial decisions in the final Test against India and declared confidently his side could bounce back and win all six home Tests this summer.
As embattled as captain Ricky Ponting felt, it's likely the national selectors are also feeling pressure after Australia's conclusive 2-0 series loss to India.
For an international megastar and reluctant sex symbol, Andre Rieu is a gossip magazine's worst nightmare.
Last week we had a look at Lonely Planet's top 10 eco-trips for 2009. Today AAP's Patrick Caruana list Flight Centre's picks.
Australia's batting is all that stands between India and the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after a farcical fourth day of the final cricket test in Nagpur.
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.