- Live: All aboard as Turnbull pours budget money into metro
The leaks continue on budget eve as the Government commits to fund rail projects in Sydney and Melbourne. Follow live at the start of what will be a hectic week in federal politics.
- Refugee who set himself alight 'went 10 hours without morphine'
An Iranian refugee who died after setting himself on fire at the Nauru detention centre was without doctor's care for two hours at the medical facility and lay in agony for a further eight hours before morphine was administered, his wife says.
- 'He did a nice job': Trump a good sport over Obama roasting
A day after being mocked by Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Donald Trump takes the jibes in his stride, saying the US President "did a nice job".
- Coroner finds Geoffrey Hunt strangled Lucille Butterworth
A coroner finds person of interest Geoffrey Hunt strangled Hobart woman Lucille Butterworth on an August night in 1969, in one of Tasmania's longest-running missing person cases.
- Firefighters hit by falling bricks as blaze destroys Sydney church
Several firefighters are injured by falling bricks and two retirement home residents are taken to hospital as a fire destroys a church in Rockdale.
- Negative gearing driving house prices up, Liberal MP concedes
Liberal MP John Alexander, who led a parliamentary inquiry into housing affordability, concedes negative gearing has contributed to Australia's biggest ever housing boom and led to a market "dominated by speculative investors".
- Australian detained on terror charges after police shootout in Lebanon
A dual Australian-Syrian national is arrested on suspicion of terrorism in Lebanon after an exchange of gunfire with police, local officials say.
- Wanderers at risk of points deduction as FFA investigates grand final flares
Western Sydney Wanderers face the prospect of starting next A-League season in arrears if a Football Federation Australia investigation into grand final flares triggers their suspended points deduction.
- Fears carp eradication program will damage environment, tourism sector
A dramatic plan to eradicate European carp from the Murray-Darling river system using the herpes virus may cause a pollution problem with dead fish littering waterways, a carp catcher fears.
- NSW ranked as Australia's best performing economy
The latest State of the States report shows NSW remains the country's best-performing economy, but Victoria is edging closer to the top spot.
- How many federal politicians negatively gear property?
Almost one in two federal politicians own an investment property, according to an analysis of their registers of interests.
- Australian goalkeeper dies in hospital after being struck by lightning
Australian goalkeeper Stefan Petrovski dies in hospital after being struck by lightning during training in Malaysia.
- Manhattan shrouded in thick smoke as fire rips through church
A huge fire rips through a Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Manhattan on Orthodox Easter Sunday.
- Backlash as CIA 'live tweets' 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden
The CIA's 'live tweeting' of the secret night-time mission that killed Osama bin Laden five years ago sparks an online backlash, with users condemning the move as "grotesque" and "embarrassing".