BRAZIL great Pele, 74, has been taken into a “special care” unit in a Sao Paulo hospital after his health worsened, three days after being admitted with a urinary infection.
A HARVARD university student has been charged with attempted murder after a bizarre naked rampage through an airport in which he bit a chunk out of an elderly man’s ear.
A TEXAS mortician convicted of a murder so bizarre it inspired a dark-comedy Hollywood film has been freed and is unlikely to return to jail.
AFGHAN psychiatrist Nader Alemi spent many years counselling militants struggling with the effects of war.
THERE are growing concerns around the country for Sean Abbott, the young fast bowler who delivered the bouncer that knocked out Phillip Hughes.
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We’ve “steaked” out Sydney’s most affordable beef.
THE big and small numbers that grabbed attention – or should have – in the business world over the past week.
THE Syrian Electronic Army has hacked into several news websites, including the New York Times, The Telegraph and The Independent, blocking access for several hours.
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CANADIAN smartphone maker BlackBerry is wooing Apple customers with a cash offer for trade-ins of iPhones for its new square-screened, keyboard-equipped Passport.
SCIENTISTS have developed the ultimate hangover cure — a drug that reduces the harmful effects of binge-drinking on the brain.
THE impact of the renewable energy target on parts of Tasmanian industry has been grossly exaggerated, a left-wing think tank believes.
ADAM Scott has begun resurrecting his chances at the Australian Open, picking up two shots to be four strokes off the lead late in his second round.
FORMER bachelorette Alana Wilkie revealed on Tuesday that she and her boyfriend of five months are expecting their first child.
AUSTRALIAN kids may be consuming high levels of potentially dangerous metals in their food, a study shows.