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.
An expanded 10-team A-League is set to kick off next year with North Queensland granted provisional inclusion today.
St George Illawarra coach Nathan Brown has warned of an NRL "bloodbath" unless the game's governing body stops turning a blind eye to Melbourne's use of illegal tactics.
The inaugural trans-Tasman netball championship netball grand final is closing in on a world record crowd with ticket sales today breaking the 10,000 barrier.
Batman star Christian Bale's arrest over an alleged assault on his mother and sister may have been linked to a build-up of stress and grief over the loss of his friend Heath Ledger.
A complaint against Raiders rugby league star Todd Carney has been withdrawn, ACT police say.
A British Army sergeant made a tidy £185,825 ($NZ494,292) in just 12 weeks by selling booze to thousands of soldiers in Iraq, a court has been told.
A British woman who suffered brain damage while on a detox diet has been awarded £810,000 ($NZ2.15 million) in damages from her nutritionist.
A man has been shot in the buttocks by a mate while trying to clear vermin from a South Australian property.
It adds another meaning to a roll in the hay - only, these members of the animal kingdom do not need to have sex to reproduce.
The referee who sent off St George Illawarra's Jason Ryles has been demoted by the NRL, but that is of little consolation to the defeated Dragons.
No New Zealand team has won in Australia in the inaugural trans Tasman netball season but NSW Swifts coach Julie Fitzgerald has dismissed the significance of the statistic ahead of next Monday's grand final in Sydney.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has branded the Howard government "an absolute failure" in preparing Australia for the end of the economic boom.
A Melbourne man who shot dead his flatmate after granting him the wish of a final beer has been sentenced to 21 years jail.
A Melbourne woman has rushed to England to donate a kidney to her best friend.