- Baden-Clay murder ruling 'ends smear attempts against Allison'
Allison Baden-Clay's longtime friend expresses her "relief and elation" over the High Court's decision to reinstate Gerard Baden-Clay's conviction for murdering his wife in 2012.
- Live: Charity doesn't want Dastyari's cash
An Indigenous foundation rejects a donation from Labor senator Sam Dastyari, in the wake of concerns about funds he accepted from China-linked interests to repay a debt. Follow live.
- Hunter paedophile priest 'was like Jekyll and Hyde'
A child sexual abuse survivor has broken down while recounting to a royal commission how he was repeatedly molested by a NSW priest who "was like Jekyll and Hyde" and warned him "nobody will believe you because I am a priest".
- Former HSU boss Kathy Jackson faces 70 charges
Kathy Jackson, the former head of the Health Services Union, faces 70 counts of theft and deception-related offences, as part of an ongoing investigation, the AFP says.
- Sara Connor returns to Bali beach to re-enact policeman's killing
Australian woman Sara Connor and British man David Taylor, who are accused of murdering an on-duty Bali police officer, return to the scene of the crime for a reconstruction in front of media.
- Finally, Australian currency will be accessible to the blind
A simple change to the new $5 note means blind and vision-impaired people will finally be able to tell how much cash they're handing over.
- Manslaughter charge could be upgraded over Kalgoorlie teen death
Charges against a 55-year-old man accused of unlawfully killing a teenager whose death sparked a riot in Kalgoorlie yesterday could be upgraded, West Australian police say.
- Hinch uses Parliament snooze to further push for relaxing Senate photography rules
Senator Derryn Hinch says he is glad he was snapped sleeping during the first sitting day of Parliament because it demonstrates why the restrictive Senate photography rules should be relaxed.
- Turnbull says Government has no plans to change 18C
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull slaps down a push by his backbench to water down the Racial Discrimination Act, saying the Government has "much more pressing priorities" to address.
- Teen was textbook example of how to traumatise a child: caseworker
The NSW Government caseworker for a 15-year-old girl who died of a drug overdose while in state care, tells an inquest she was a "textbook" example of a traumatised child, saying she had been "horribly abused by adults".
- Your dog can understand what you're saying as well as how you say it
Scientists prove that dogs not only understand human language, but they also know the difference between genuine praise and meaningless words.
- Donald Trump to meet Mexican president
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump accepts Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's invitation to meet privately south of the US border.
- Chris Brown arrested after police standoff outside LA home
Pop star Chris Brown is arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a daylong standoff and search at his Los Angeles home that began when a woman called 911, police say.
- 'Eureka moment' research asks: Did mountains control evolution of humans?
Controversial research by a team geologists at the University of Tasmania could fundamentally change the way we view Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and help explain periods of mass extinction.