Four Australian travellers a day are arrested for crimes around the world and statistics show a jump of almost 50 per cent from previous years.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has intervened in the sports betting debate, demanding TV and radio networks ban the promotion of live odds and restrict gambling advertisements during sporting matches.
TRE CIME DI LAVAREDO: Vincenzo Nibali of Italy won the second last of 21 stages of the Giro d'Italia in a blinding snow storm, proving in emphatic fashion on Saturday afternoon that he will be a more than deserving overall winner when the race finishes in Brescia on Sunday.
It was billed as the ultimate wedding with a conscience.
One Bendigo family has shunned former bullies, shed almost 80 kilos and is now eyeing the top title in this year’s The Biggest Loser competition.
Rona Newton-John, the older sister of Olivia Newton-John, has died in the US.The 70-year-old British-born and Melbourne-raised model and actress was diagnosed with brain cancer last month.
The lights of the annual Vivid Sydney festival may have dazzled residents and tourists alike - with a centrepiece light show launched on Sydney Harbour Bridge on Saturday night - but, for music fans, the real (high)lights begin this week, with much-anticipated performances by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Empire of the Sun.