The Australian rugby team will pay tribute to Signaller Sean McCarthy, the New Zealand-born, Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan, at its Tri-Nations match in Perth this weekend.
Several British newspapers will this week be forced to apologise to a suspect in the case of missing British toddler Madeleine McCann who sued them in what was shaping up to be of the UK's biggest ever libel claim.
The Australian federal opposition says it has been barred from tomorrow's crucial briefing on the government's plan for emissions trading.
A person has tested positive for the deadly Hendra virus following an outbreak among horses in Brisbane.
It might not be a golden egg but scientists from a Darwin wildlife park say they gambled - and struck it big.
An order of New York City nuns hopes to recruit young Catholic pilgrims to the priesthood and sisterhood during World Youth Day (WYD).
A horse in north Queensland has died from Hendra virus, the third from the rare condition in Queensland in the past week.
Not too long ago, Justin Timberlake made a bold prediction in a hit song on his multi-platinum album, FutureSex/LoveSounds.
The staircase of the crumbling, near-derelict building is inhabited only by a little kitten, which makes its way down gingerly, blissfully unaware of the home's sad history.
Australian feminist Germaine Greer has branded fellow Aussie and playwright Joanna Murray-Smith an "insane reactionary'' for attempting to portray aspects of her life in a new comedy.
Grieving family members of SAS Signaller Sean McCarthy, killed in Afghanistan last week, say they are struggling to come to terms with their sudden loss.
Australian Rugby Union Chief Executive John O'Neill says his organisation will decide by August 15 whether it would express an interest in hosting the 2019 World Cup.
A Sydney couple convicted of keeping sex slaves were described as "bad people without a conscience" by one of their five Thai victims, a judge has heard.
The Australian woman renowned as the world's oldest internet blogger has made her final post, aged 108.
For many an ageing rockstar, a reunion tour is an attractive prospect.
Greg Norman's ex-wife has scored a $US100 ($NZ133.54) million hole in one in her divorce settlement with the former world number one golfer.
Surprise packet NSW Swifts are quietly confident of toppling trans-Tasman netball minor premiers Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic on Sunday, while Melbourne Vixens are still sweating on the fitness of star centre Natasha Chokljat for the other semi-final.
Former Playboy bunny Pamela Anderson says she has been paid a "huge" amount of money to appear on Australian reality TV show Big Brother.
The 25cm Bindi Irwin doll is dressed in khakis and sports binoculars, a camera and other outback gear, as well as a cockatoo, a wombat and a python, it's been revealed.
An ice addict was "completely smashed" when he allegedly found the body of a woman while using drugs in her inner-Sydney apartment, a court has been told.