In an embarrassing defeat, the NSW government has been forced to drop charges against 24 UberX drivers after a bungled prosecution.
Tim Barlass, Rania Spooner "Initially it was happiness then sadness," said Kaylene Mann, who lost her brother and sister-in-law Rodney and Mary Burrows on flight MH370, after debris was washed up on Reunion Island.
Mark Kenny Tony Abbott has spent a third full day away from the media spotlight as the travel allowance scandal engulfing his hand-picked Speaker finally brought an apology from Bronwyn Bishop and with it a request that the Department of Finance examine all her travel claims.
Kate Aubusson A child abduction in Sydney's south west was thwarted moments after it began when the would-be kidnapper strolled past police, with a missing toddler in tow.
Kate Aubusson Remnants of a badly damaged suitcase have reportedly been found close to where plane debris, suspected of being part of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, was recovered.
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Melanie Kembrey Australia's early female convicts were once described as "the disgrace of their sex", but they're about to turn respectable.
Chloe Booker Andrew Bolt says it's up to Adam Goodes to say 'it was wrong' to stand up to a 13-year-old girl who racially vilified him to end the booing controversy.
Nick Ralston and Rachel Olding His estranged wife's brother had been shot dead. The home of a judge presiding over his bitter custody dispute had been levelled by an explosion. And the wife of another judge, who restricted him access to his daughter, was dead after a bomb exploded at her front door.
Paul Suttor Perhaps the biggest surprise about Trainwreck is that US basketball sensation LeBron James can act. He's not the only basketballer to stretch his talents off court, but he is the most successful.