An American war veteran freed by North Korea after more than a month in detention has arrived home.
The search for two teenage schoolgirls is continuing with police believing one girl has dyed her hair.
A race to the South Pole involving Britain's Prince Harry and teams of injured troops has been cancelled.
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.
Newcastle United have won at Old Trafford for the first time since 1972, the 1-0 result leaving Manchester United ninth in the Premier League standings.
Only two things can stop Jamie Whincup from becoming a five-time V8 Supercars champion on Sunday: Craig Lowndes and the streets of Sydney Olympic Park.
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.
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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.
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