THE Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times reports.
FRIENDS and relatives are struggling to come to terms with the tragic stabbing deaths of eight children aged between 18 months and 15 years in Cairns.
SOCIAL media users have summed up 2014 in five words — and the results ain’t pretty.
CHRIS Reason was the only journalist allowed to watch the siege from inside Channel Seven’s Martin Place studios. Here is his account of the shocking events:
BARACK Obama answered eight questions at the close of his end of year press conference.
The name ‘Chaparral’ may not mean much to most Aussies, but in the US, it’s a big deal. In some ways, the Chaparral pairing of Jim Hall and Hap Sharp was like our own Sir Jack Brabham; a talented driver (Hall) who was also a gifted and innovative engineer.
It’s been 24 years since one of the world’s favourite Christmas movies was released – so where are the stars of Home Alone today?
Full of both character and characters, eclectic Potts Point is one of Sydney’s great villages.
FACEBOOK users solved the mystery of a lost memory card posted online by police within 15 minutes?
ACTOR and rock musician Juliette Lewis has posted a touching tribute to her former flame Brad Pitt, thanking him for shaping her musical taste.
The heart of the office holiday party season is upon us. The event is a staple in today’s work environment — which isn’t necessarily a good thing.
SAUDI police have killed four “terrorists” in a Shi’ite village in an operation to arrest the people who shot dead a soldier there last weekend, the spokesman for the interior ministry says.
EVEN after Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel the release of ‘The Interview’, the fallout from the Guardians of Peace massive cyber hack continues to wreak havoc.
WHEN the opportunity came up to be a performer on the Dirty Dancing musical, I accepted the role eagerly. I’m a big fan of the film and love the soundtrack.
“This is my first involvement with Carols by Candlelight. I get to sing a beautiful carol — and I’m very excited. Because my background is in jazz I’m singing Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in a jazz version.
THE biggest challenge for Ben Harper when he decided to get the band back together was him.
OLGA Kurylenko is keenly aware of the pitfalls and prejudices that accompany her “former Bond Girl” tag.
BEHIND the funnyman facade, Nick Frost’s life has been plagued by a shocking level of tragedy. As a child he was traumatised by his uncle’s attempted suicide and by his sister’s death from an asthma attack.