- Share carnage wipes more than $40 billion from ASX
The Australian share market suffers its biggest one-day fall since September, shedding around $42 billion in value.
- Telstra blames 'human error' for outage; announces free data day
Telstra confirms all services have been restored after mobile customers experienced a mass outage in multiple states, explaining that the issue was caused by an "embarrassing human error".
- Boy, 11, accused of Perth murder appears in court
An 11-year-old boy appears in Perth Children's Court after being charged with murder over the fatal stabbing of a man at the Esplanade bus and train station.
- At least 45 Australians killed fighting in Syria, Iraq: ASIO
ASIO director-general Duncan Lewis tells a Senate estimates hearing almost 200 Australians are actively supporting the terrorist group Islamic State at home while 110 Australians are overseas fighting in the conflict.
- Several dead, scores injured in head-on train crash in Germany
Four people are dead and more than 100 are seriously injured after two trains collide in southern Germany, police say.
- Record number of shark attacks in 2015, but no change in fatalities
The world record for the number of shark attacks was broken in 2015, with nearly 100 verified unprovoked attacks recorded.
- Ex-Woman's Day editor chastised by judge for outburst during fraud trial
Ex-Woman's Day editor and media giant Nene King calls out "liar, liar, liar" towards a former housemate who allegedly defrauded her of tens of thousands of dollars, while giving evidence at his trial.
- Taiwan developer suspected of negligence over quake building collapse
Prosecutors in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan arrest the developer of a building which collapsed during an earthquake last week killing at least 39 people.
- Robert confident he 'acted appropriately' on China trip
Human Services Minister Stuart Robert says he is confident he "acted appropriately" on his 2014 trip to China, as Labor demands more information about the controversial visit.
- Fans vote to 'bring back Nollsie' at new music festival
Australian country pop star Shannon Noll is back on stage by popular demand after being named in the line-up for a West Australian music festival.
- Driverless electric bus to be trialled in WA
A driverless electric shuttle bus is set to be trialled in Perth in a test run for the use of autonomous vehicles on West Australian roads.
- IVF industry criticised for 'misleading claims, aggressive marketing'
Consumer watchdog the ACCC says a review of dozens of IVF clinics has found evidence of misleading information being given to people hoping to conceive.
- Erotica with dominant men 'fuelling rape myth acceptance'
Reading erotic tales where males are sexually dominant over females may lead men to believe women desire forceful submission in real life, a study suggests.
- Warne's war on Steve Waugh goes nuclear
For 17 years Shane Warne has held a grudge against Steve Waugh, and now he has explained why he dislikes him so much.