Three global cyber hacks in the past year have prompted the federal government to make cyber security a higher priority, with a new task force formed to combat future threats.
The sudden death of celebrity chef Darren Simpson from a reported heart attack has rocked the culinary community, including many of his closest friends.
A newspaper in a busy New Zealand resort town has decided to take a stand against drunken driving by filling its front page with the names, ages and alcohol readings for about 100 people convicted...
Facebook has revealed new plans to tackle extremism by educating British charities and other organisations on how to counter hate speech.
The newest member of the Asian elephant family at Taronga Zoo has been named Jai Dee meaning "good heart".
After a year of "business in China" convicted investment banker Oliver Curtis has walked free from a NSW jail onto a private plane and into the arms of his two young children.
Labor has vowed to fix the "unfairness" in the Turnbull government's schools funding plan, as the prime minister hailed it as the biggest-ever reform in education.
Johnathan Thurston's hopes of a State of Origin farewell are officially over, with the North Queensland halfback ruled out for the rest of the NRL season with a shoulder injury.
A Melbourne man convicted over a terror plot to behead a police officer on Anzac Day has been given an extra four years' jail for his "extremely grave" crimes, following a commonwealth appeal.
Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts as the country swelters through a heatwave.