A British Royal Marine filmed executing a Taliban insurgent in cold blood has been given a 10 year sentence.
New data shows the carbon tax has reduced Australia's greenhouse gas emissions by less than 0.1 per cent.
Julie Bishop has played down a diplomatic row with China over the new air defence zone.
Cloud storage startup Box, launched from a college dorm in 2005 has raised $110 million in new capital.
Jay-Z has topped nominees for the 2014 US Grammys with nine nods, with Keith Urban and Lorde also nominated.
Australia's Keith Urban has been nominated for a Grammy Award.
NZ singing star Lorde has picked up two Grammy nominations - song of the year and record of the year.
Buenos Aires zoo welcomed its first Andean condor chick of the hatching season.
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The Socceroos will face reigning world champions Spain in their third match at next year's World Cup in Brazil.
Daniel McBreen has scored his first goal of the A-League season to give the Central Coast Mariners a 1-0 home win over Sydney FC in Gosford.
The fight for the V8 Supercars title has come down to just two drivers, with teammates Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes to face off in the series finale.
Struggling Melbourne Heart have hung on for a 1-1 A-League draw with the second-placed Western Sydney Wanderers at Parramatta Stadium.
Australia hold a lead of 530 runs with seven second-innings wickets in hand with two days of play remaining in the second Test against England.
Jamie Whincup has won the opening race at the season-ending Sydney 500, ahead of his nearest championship rival Craig Lowndes who finished 15th.
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Dr Brad Mckay from Embarrassing Bodies Down Under gives us the lowdown on sinusitis.
The change from winter to summer affects your doors jamming due to wood swelling or doorways sagging.
From acclaimed director Jacques Audiard, comes Rust and Bone which follows Alain (Schoenaerts) a mid-twenties dropout.
Matt Moran shows you how to make a delicious beef pie that will feed 6 people.
A delicious collection of Christmas recipes from one of Australia's most loved chefs, Donna Hay.