Thanks for the memories

Kate and George

So Wills, Kate and George are gone, leaving us only with memories. Here's the best bits.

Hundreds missing from ferry

ferry strap

Fears the death toll could jump dramatically following the sinking of a ferry off South Korea.

Blues looking for 10 out of 10

Chris Noakes

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Seven games into the season, and the Blues' first five-eighth role remains wide open.

A moment for the mums

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge meets Lauren

When a little princess had a moment with a real princess, it was her mother who was overwhelmed.

5 stabbed to death at party

Calgary stabbings

Five people are dead and the son of a police officer is in custody after stabbings at a house party in Canada.

Tot found in Claw machine

bear claw

Customers stunned when they find missing 3-year-old "having a heyday" in a Bear Claw game.

Bomb scare on blast anniversary

Boston remembers

Man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker sent to a state psychiatric facility.

Young 'suffering dementia'


AC/DC’s Malcolm Young is seriously ill and will not perform live again, a former label mate says.

Drone kills NZ terrorist

Al Qaeda-linked Kiwi killed in Yemen was being watched by intelligence agencies, PM says.

Sowing the Kia Cee'd

It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

A career clown's opus

Thomas Monckton

Although his careers advisers failed to suggest clowning as a career, Thomas Monckton knew otherwise.

Lada v tank: Lada wins

Lada v tank

Pro-Russian separatists are using any means necessary to fight Ukrainian forces - including a yellow Lada.

Pistorius reads Valentine's card

Oscar Pistorius

"Roses are red, violets are blue, today is a good day to tell you that ... I love you."

Ukraine fights in the east

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Ukraine has unleashed an offensive to dislodge militants from cities in the eastern Donetsk region.

Washout for the week


Tail end of Cyclone Ita is bringing heavy rain and gales much of the country.

Search drone goes too deep

Submarine drone

Search for missing MH370 hits a snag as underwater drone reaches its depth limit and is forced to surface.

Ukraine crackdown foiled

ukraine strap

Local police in eastern Ukraine refused to take part in sweep against pro-Russian separatists occupying buildings.

AC/DC to pull the plug: reports

ac/dc quiz

Illness rumoured behind imminent retirement of Australia's most iconic rock band.

'Why am I crying on Oprah?'

Pharrell, Oprah

His music is happy but Pharrell Williams couldn't help but cry when he saw what fans had done.

Pistorius' tears 'mask' troubles

Oscar Pistorius

Murder-accused's tears in court criticised as a strategy to handle difficult questions, prosecutor says.

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