- Five dead in Mexico nightclub music festival shooting: police
An Australian man describes the moment a lone shooter opened fire outside a nightclub in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, killing at least five people and injuring 15.
- PM accuses Shorten of populism amid 'dead' TPP deal comments
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accuses Opposition Leader Bill Shorten of shallow populism and defends his pursuit of the Trans-Pacific Partnership after Mr Shorten labelled the pursuit a "waste of time".
- Renegades' Peter Nevill hit by bat in BBL clash with Strikers
Wicketkeeper Peter Nevill suffers a bizarre facial injury as his Melbourne Renegades down the Adelaide Strikers by six runs in Monday night's high-stakes BBL encounter.
- 'It's been a nightmare': Realtor says car firebombed over Sydney Fish Market plan
Realtor Robert Deans had grand plans for the nation's biggest fish market until his car was set alight outside his home while his young family was asleep — the latest incident in a long-running "nightmare" he never thought could happen in Australia.
- Rolf Harris indecently assaulted blind woman at hospital, court hears
Australian entertainer Rolf Harris took advantage of a blind and disabled woman, indecently assaulting her from behind when she was recovering from having an eye removed, a London court hears.
- Nick Kyrgios motors into Australian Open second round
Nick Kyrgios breezes and sneezes his way past Gastao Elias to the second round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
- Kerber, Federer win opening matches at Australian Open
Women's world number one Angelique Kerber and former men's number one Roger Federer make winning starts to their Australian Open campaigns on the first night.
- Leopard shark switches to asexual reproduction
A leopard shark in a Queensland aquarium shocks scientists by becoming the first in the world to give birth without a male, after previously mating in the usual way.
- Centrelink debt recovery program to undergo changes after uproar
The Federal Government will introduce changes to Centrelink's controversial debt recovery program, despite insisting it is working and dismissing calls for its suspension.
- The evidence that helped police prove Robert Xie was a killer
Blood stains, shoeprints and a slip of the tongue were among the key pieces of evidence used by investigators to prove Robert Xie was guilty of Sydney's shocking Lin family murders.
- Alleged pizzeria rapist 'told teen to drop charges'
Three teenagers charged over the alleged gang rape of a young woman at a pizza shop in Sydney's south west are granted conditional bail in a children's court.
- World's first custom-built floating city to rise off Pacific waters
The world's first floating city could be built off the waters of French Polynesia after the signing of an agreement for a pilot project.
- 'I believe others will leave': Trump hails Brexit, predicts further breaks
Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, US President-elect Donald Trump says the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union will "end up being a great thing" and the bloc will continue to break apart.
- Rod Culleton to take 'self-imposed' absence, vows to stay in electorate office
Former senator Rod Culleton says he will take a "self-imposed" moratorium from his job, after losing his place in the Upper House following a bankruptcy case against him, but he says he will stay in his electorate office.
- Cargo jet crash kills dozens in Kyrgyzstan
A Turkish cargo jet crashes near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport, killing at least 37 people, most of them residents of a village struck by the Boeing 747.