TAXI driver Alan Henning gave up Christmas with his family in the UK last year to deliver medical aid to refugees 6,400km away in Syria.
THIS year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700 people fleeing Africa for Europe — the same number as died during all of last year.
THE mystery around the disappearance of MH370 has deepened, with the head of the Indonesian police force claiming he knows what happened to it.
Australia may be inadvertently helping to arm a group it has labelled as terrorists in the fight against Islamic State in Iraq.
THE mistress of the late cardboard billionaire Richard Pratt has returned to court in another attempt to claim part of his riches, saying their relationship was more than just “prostitute and client”.
PORN star Christy Mack has posted pictures of her stunning recovery after being allegedly beaten by her then-boyfriend, MMA fighter War Machine.
A CONVICTED killer who was out on parole allegedly ate part of a woman’s brain, heart, and lungs after stabbing her to death, it has emerged.
THE grief-stricken friends of the 16-year-old girl killed in a 4WD crash involving an unlicensed driver have made an emotional plea for motorists to slow down.
A LABOR backbencher has raised concerns about Australia’s deployment to the Middle East, putting her at odds with her party’s support for the escalated involvement in Iraq.
THEY don’t go one sale for two days but already the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have broken records as Apple’s most popular smartphones.
RUBBISH bins welded shut at Brisbane train stations today will be removed indefinitely, a Queensland Rail spokeswoman has confirmed.
ROBIN Thicke claims he was too drunk and high to write Blurred Lines, his 2013 smash hit.
DOING her best to forget about her sex tape scandal, Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea has celebrated her one-year anniversary with NBA player Nick Young by taking a trip to Target.
BRACE yourselves, Hunger Games fans — the full-length trailer for Mockingjay — Part 1 has finally dropped.