- States and territories unite against legal aid funding cuts
Federal Attorney-General George Brandis is under increasing pressure to reverse millions of dollars in funding cuts to legal aid and community legal centres around Australia.
- Executions on hold until legal avenues cleared: Indonesian A-G
The executions of death-row prisoners Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are put on hold until all legal processes are cleared, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop saying she hopes the delay "represents a change of mind".
- Groom of 12yo 'child bride' jailed for at least seven and a half years
A man who married a 12-year-old girl in an Islamic ceremony in New South Wales is jailed for at least seven and a half years.
- Former Knox headmaster admits he failed to protect survivors
On the final day of evidence, the former headmaster of prestigious Sydney boys' school Knox Grammar tells a royal commission he failed to protect the welfare of abuse survivors.
- Nauru police charge 174 refugees for 'unlawful' protests
Nauru police say they have released all 183 refugees who were arrested in connection to mass protests this week, with the majority charged with "unlawful assembly".
- Dog taken by crocodile in far north Queensland
A saltwater crocodile takes a dog near a boat ramp close to Cooktown in far north Queensland.
- Manly's Cherry-Evans signs with Gold Coast Titans
Manly half-back Daly Cherry-Evans signs a four-year deal with the Gold Coast Titans that will see him leave the Sea Eagles after the 2015 NRL season.
- Taiwan court sentences subway killer to death
A 22-year-old Taiwanese man is sentenced to death for a subway stabbing spree that left four people dead and more than 20 wounded.
- Angry badger shuts down luxury Stockholm hotel
An angry badger lays siege to a luxury hotel in central Stockholm, preventing guests from checking out and forcing police to intervene.
- Released Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny vows to continue to challenge Putin
Alexei Navalny, a critic of the Kremlin, walks out of a Moscow detention centre vowing to continue to challenge Vladimir Putin after last week's killing of another prominent opposition leader.
- Most Australians have witnessed or experienced homophobia in sport: study
A least 80 per cent of Australians have witnessed or experienced homophobia in sport, a study finds.
- Cyclists ride in memory of man killed in Melbourne car-dooring accident
More than 1,000 cyclists ride along Sydney Road, in Melbourne's inner north, in memory of Alberto Paulon who died while cycling on the busy road last week.