Malaysia has turned away a boat carrying 500 Rohingyas and Bangladeshis amid warnings that pushing migrants and asylum seekers back out to sea could lead to their deaths.
Jewel Topsfield The discredited 'two-finger' test is to determine if the hymen is intact in order to recruit 'the best people both physically and mentally'.
Lisa Visentin Whenever the demure world of Britain's aristocracy collides with its notoriously confrontational press pack, eyebrows are inevitably raised.
Nick Miller Prince Charles lobbied extensively for farmers, complained about restrictions on the sale of herbal remedies, and hit out against the 'badger lobby' in a series of secret letters to then prime minister Tony Blair and other government figures.
Nicky Phillips The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 aircraft has found a previously unknown shipwreck at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.
Lindsay Murdoch A 15-year-old Rohingya asylum seeker has told how he is stranded with dead people on a fishing trawler that Malaysia and Thailand are refusing to allow to come ashore.
Extra nipples were once thought to be a link to our evolutionary past, but the truth is a lot stranger.
Nick Miller The Swedes have come up with an unexpected way to deter unwanted Russian submarines.
Jewel Topsfield The Indonesian government has downplayed a 40 per cent cut in aid from Australia, insisting it had nothing to do with the Bali nine executions and the republic no longer needed development assistance.
Nick O'Malley Senate Democrats have rebelled against President Barack Obama, voting against debating a bill that if passed would have given him the authority to quickly complete negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation free trade deal backed by Australia.
LIVERPOOL Hospital's 2015 Midwife of the Year winner said she felt privileged to receive the accolade recently.