A WEEK from Christmas, the beating heart at Sydney’s centre is frozen in shock.
A POLICE investigation into possible attempted poisoning is underway after a worker at a remote mining company construction site in Western Australia noticed a bad taste as he started eating a meal.
MORE than 70 years after the state of South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair after the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out his conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
A PRO-guns Senator believes Australia is a “nation of victims” because citizens, like the hostages in the Sydney siege, were unable to properly defend themselves.
THE bodies of 230 people killed by the Islamic State group have been found in a mass grave uncovered by their relatives in Syria’s Deir Ezzor province, a monitoring group says.
THE property market has finished the year on a high with some significant gains made throughout 2014.
CROSSBENCH senator David Leyonhjelm’s call for looser gun laws in the wake of the Sydney siege has provoked outraged.
A SELF-CONFESSED Kim Kardashian fan has spent more than $190,000 on plastic surgery to look like his idol.
WE’VE all been there. Shuffling into work on the day after the company Christmas party, feeling a little dusty and guaranteed to not be at our sharpest.
A BRITISH bookmaker says it has stopped taking bets on the Queen announcing her abdication in her Christmas Day message after receiving “a rush of bets”.
JAMIE Dornan has admitted he visited a kinky sex dungeon as research while filming Fifty Shades of Grey.
7th Heaven actor Stephen Collins has admitted to sexually abusing three female minors, calling his behaviour “inexcusable”.
WHEN Robert Honan went to bed Monday, he had no idea his mother and sister were hostages in the Lindt cafe siege unfolding on TV.
MORE of us are getting cancer but we’re more likely to survive the big C with nearly one million Australians diagnosed with the disease in the last 28 years still alive.
HE MAY be the United States president now, but Barack Obama says he’s a black man who has been mistaken for the valet.
AN IMPATIENT passenger eager to get off the taxiing plane before other travellers opened the door himself — triggering the emergency slide.