- Relieved Bombers vent anger after not guilty ruling
Essendon captain Jobe Watson expresses his relief and anger following the not guilty verdicts handed down by the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal.
- Australian victims' family treat Germanwings crash as accident to 'deny Lubitz his wishes'
The brother of an Australian woman killed along with her son in the Germanwings plane crash visits the crash site, vowing to treat the incident as an accident to "deny the perpetrator his wishes".
- Tragedy hits family again as bombing victim's daughter killed in Sydney
A woman stabbed to death at a Sydney home on Tuesday was a Lebanese migrant whose mother was killed in an Israeli bomb attack in 2006.
- Drug rehab centres win last-minute reprieve from Federal Government cuts
Drug and alcohol centres around the country win a last-minute reprieve from funding cuts after an outcry from health groups.
- Turkish prosecutor taken hostage by far-left group in Istanbul
A Turkish prosecutor probing the politically sensitive death of an anti-government protester is taken hostage by an armed group at an Istanbul courthouse.
- Dementia now nation's second biggest killer: ABS
Dementia deaths are on the rise in Australia and the disease is now the nation's second biggest killer, after heart disease, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) says.
- Teen allegedly abducted by armed man north of Brisbane
A teenager is allegedly abducted in Caboolture, north of Brisbane, by a man known to her who police believe is armed.
- Protective Services officers accused of train station assault
CCTV showing two Victoria Police Protective Services Officers allegedly assaulting a man at a Melbourne train station after he refused to let them search his bag without a reason is obtained by the ABC.
- Woman found unconscious with hands bound in Blue Mountains car park
An unconscious woman is found with her hands tied together in Mt Victoria, west of Sydney, in a car park used by rail commuters.
- Hidden Valley not safe after alleged rape of child: residents
Long-term residents at the Alice Springs town camp where a child was allegedly raped say they no longer feel safe in the community.
- Competition review calls for extended trading hours, taxi regulation changes
A wide-ranging review of Australia's competition policies recommends changes to extend shopping hours, allow cheaper books and cars to be brought into Australia and loosen the regulation around ride-sharing services such as Uber.
- Costa Concordia may have been used to smuggle drugs: reports
The Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground in 2012 killing 32 people, is believed by police to have been used by an organised crime group to smuggle cocaine, an Italian newspaper says.