LIFE sentences given to two teenage boys convicted of the rape and murder of a Sydney woman is in breach of Australia’s human rights obligations, the United Nations says.
WELCOME to every parent’s worst nightmare: hawkers peddling drugs on the street, methanol-laced cocktails sold in laneways, and teenagers drinking themselves into oblivion.
A MAGNIFICENT blue diamond has fetched $US32.6 million ($A35.27 million) in New York, breaking the world auction record for any diamond of its colour, auction house Sotheby’s says.
THOMAS Beatie, the transgender man who made headlines in 2008 while pregnant, has been arrested.
LESS than 12 months ago, cricket fans around the country were celebrating the arrival of ‘the new Michael Bevan’.
Say ‘Hyundai’ and most people think of the Excel, the cheap and cheerful compact that has been the first car for tens of thousands of Australians, but with the arrival of the ‘Genesis’ this month, all that could change.
THE family of a New Zealand man whose dismembered body was found in an esky south of Cairns say they are having difficulty coming to grips with his death.
CHRISSIE Swan is trying to remain positive after being dumped from Melbourne’s Mix FM breakfast show, which she’s hosted with Jane Hall for the last three years.
Do you eat to live or live to eat? A simple question but one that probably makes a lot of people think.
CINDY Crawford’s daughter is the spitting image of the supermodel in her latest Instagram snap.
AT THE impressive age of 100, Ruby Holt had lived a full life, but she had never been to the beach or seen the sea — until this week.
POLICE have used a mugshot of a former teen beauty pageant winner, charged with drug possession, to demonstrate the ravages of methamphetamine abuse.
TWITTER co-founder Jack Dorsey has warned some media companies are spending too much time worrying about new products at the expense of good journalism.
A MAN has died after falling from the third level of a Westfield shopping centre carpark in Sydney’s west.
A WOMAN has been charged with double murder after repeatedly shooting her fiancé dead, and his son, after he ended their engagement.
ALONG Penny Lane in Liverpool the tour coaches and cars slow to a crawl as music fans and tourists bunch up at the windows for a quick photograph of an ordinary street sign of a not so ordinary song title.
EXCLUSIVE: The man in charge of coordinating the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is so confident of finding the missing aircraft, he has a bottle of Moët on ice for the occasion.
A SHOCKING image of second shark found dead in the nets at Bondi Beach has emerged, just days after a Great White was discovered.