'Screw this airline' - passengers jeer cabin crew after woman booted off flight

A "misunderstanding" led to the women being kicked off the flight.


Law change could see children detained on terror charges

The changes come after a 15-year-old shot dead a police worker in Australia.

Young humpback whale freed from net off NSW coast

The calf's fins, mouth and tail were tangled in about 150 metres of rope.

'Alcatraz of the Rockies' - US finds potential alternative to Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is looking for alternative sites to the infamous Cuban detention centre.


Car crash, throwing knives, gun shots - insane bus stop attack captured on CCTV

A Palestinian man rammed his car into an Israeli bus stop before jumping out and stabbing a man.


'Something exciting is going on' - NASA telescope captures spectacular Jupiter as you've never seen it before

Hubble space program picks up new features that have never been seen on Jupiter in decades.

Case dismissed! US woman fails in bid to sue nephew, 12, over broken wrist

"I was at a party recently, and it was difficult to hold my hors d'oeuvre plate."

'How you can survive is a miracle' - Wife shocked her husband survived six days lost in the outback

Police trackers found the former miner sitting under a tree 15 kilometres from where he became lost.


Chris Cairns trial: Daryl Tuffey angry over missing money, says Vincent

Vincent was grilled in the witness box by Cairns' defence lawyer.


Passengers 'may have remained conscious' after missile hit MH17

A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.


Mother gives birth to two cubs at Toronto Zoo

The zoo said the cubs were born today, weighing 115 grams and just under 188 grams.


Vincent strolls into court to give more evidence against former teammate Chris Cairns

The defence has already accused Lou Vincent of trying to save his own skin in testifying against Cairns.


Edith Cavell's bravery celebrated around the world

The nurse was executed by a German firing squad 100 years ago.


Shark-atraz! Startled tourists witness great white shark maul sea lion near Alcatraz

Nature at its furious best: "That's the best thing I've ever seen".


Scotland Yard ends 24-hour and $26 million Julian Assange watch

The Wikileaks founder remains in exile inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

Man found clinging to life after nearly one week lost in Western Australia outback

Reginald Foggerdy, a grandfather and experienced bushman was last seen on Wednesday.


'I'll save the world through dance!' Bindi Irwin weighs up new career path

The wildlife expert's been paid a high compliment from her new professional dancer.

Opinion: Mass pardon of MPs latest example of the Pacific's self-serving politicians

Once again a Pacific government has done itself no favours, writes Barbara Dreaver.


Serial prankster tricks partner into thinking their son killed in fiery quad-bike crash

Last year he fake threw their son off the second floor balcony. His poor partner's been traumatised again.


Video filmed inside car shows tragic moment drug-fuelled, high speed crash ends

Video of the build up to a fatal car crash has been released by families of the deceased.


24-hour guard removed from embassy hideout of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange could be arrested if he leaves the Ecuador Embassy Headquarters in London.


US dentist who killed Cecil the lion will not be charged

James Walter Palmer sparked outrage by what he did, but will not face prosecution.


Pregnant woman and two-year-old latest victims of violence in Gaza

The mother and child were killed in an Israeli air strike in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks.


Elephants don't get cancer – what could this discovery mean for humans?

An American researcher’s realisation that elephants almost never get cancer led him to wonder if what protects them could protect humans.

Man accused of British backpacker murders claims sexual torture forced confession

The Burmese man said Thai police forced him into confessing to the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.


Nick Gordon accused of injecting Bobbi Kristina with 'toxic mixture' - court report

Lawyers for Bobbi Kristina's estate claim Gordon left her in a bathtub full of cold water.

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