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.
Rugby league convert Berrick Barnes has likened Robbie Deans to league super coach Wayne Bennett and says his fun-filled training sessions are the secret to the Wallabies' newfound rugby success.
A pregnant teenager was doused in pool cleaning acid in a fight outside an Adelaide Centrelink office today.
One-time Golden Slipper favourite De Lightning Ridge will start at Canterbury on Saturday after an encouraging track gallop this morning.
An Adelaide teenager "snapped" and stabbed, strangled and stomped on the head of convicted pedophile after years of appalling abuse, a court has heard.
Brisbane and North Queensland officials will dress down players involved in an all-in brawl in the Toyota Cup match in Townsville on Friday night.
Why do they come? What inspires hundreds of thousands of young people, raised in an age of high-tech gadgetry and instant gratification, to spend so much time and money travelling all the way to Sydney to see some old guys in robes?
At first blush, the Pope might have been pleased with a young American woman's offer to solve the Catholic Church's clerical sex-abuse problems.
After tucking into a plate of chicken diane with Pope Benedict XVI, country boy Craig Ashby reckons the pontiff's "a normal bloke".
Heath Ledger's contribution to the Australian film industry is to honoured with the 2008 Chauvel Award.
The Classification Board has given an unrestricted M rating to a magazine featuring a nude six-year-old girl on the cover.
Greg Norman escaped a police fine after being caught chatting on his mobile phone to his new wife Chris Evert while driving in England.