The Australian magpie has swooped in to claim the title of the nation's favourite bird.
An Italian tightrope walker has drawn gasps of delight from crowds as he inched his way across the Tiber River in Rome.
Two Melbourne brothers were run down down with a car before one of them had his throat cut and the other was beaten with an iron bar.
Eight tonnes of asbestos-contaminated waste has been dumped in a suburban western Sydney street with authorities investigating several leads in the hunt for the culprit.
More than a thousand people kitted out in red Santa suits trimmed with white fur and pointed hats have run through the streets of the small town of Michendorf, near Berlin, in an annual Christmas-themed event.
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An Adelaide woman in a "position of authority" has been charged with rape and aggravated indecent assault.
Almost $1 million worth of cannabis has been seized from a home in northern NSW.
An associate of the Rebels bikie gang who faces serious drug charges was found with almost 200g of cocaine while caring for a five-year-old child, police say.
A man has been charged with manslaughter after another man died following an early morning brawl in Adelaide's CBD.