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Corby media frenzy bemuses lawyer video

Schapelle Corby is close to beginning life after Bail.

Schapelle Corby's lawyer still thinks she would have received a lighter sentence if there was less media frenzy.

'Mystified' after mum, daughter disappear

Judy Stephens, 53, and her mother Isabel, 89,were seen leaving the Tatong Tavern in northeast Victoria, Australia ...

They had a light Sunday lunch at the pub and waved goodbye as they headed home. No-one's seen them since.

Wait! There's a man on the nose

The incident involving a Jetstar A320 and a ground worker attached to the plane's nose occurred at Australia's Newcastle ...

An Australian Jetstar plane started taxiing to runway with a ground worker attached to the nose.

Schapelle: A made-for-TV story

Schapelle Corby is now 39 and has become a recluse in recent days.

With drug smuggler Schapelle Corby due to be deported to Australia the circus keeps rolling on.

Coke can solves jewellery heist

DNA on a Coke can led to police to catch the man behind a notorious robbery of more than $200,000 worth of jewellery.

A ten-year-old can of Coke lead to the crook behind a notorious robbery of more than $200,000 worth of jewellery.

Illuminati 'caused' Bourke St massacre

Dimitrious "Jimmy" Gargasoulas has launched into another rant during a hearing about future court dates.

Alleged Bourke St killer rants in court the Illuminati were to blame for his "breakdown" before his massacre in Australia.

10 richest Aussies worth A$100b

Anthony Pratt is one of three $10 billion-plus level Rich Listers in 2017.

The top 3 billionaires across the ditch are worth over A$10b each - a first for the AFR's Rich List.

Gable Tostee back on Tinder video

Gable Tostee after being found not guilty of manslaughter and murder of Warriena Wright in October 2016.

The Australian man who was found not guilty of killing his Kiwi Tinder date Warriena Wright is back dating.

A dream home at Dreamworld?

Ardent Leisure estimated a loss of up to A$4 million (NZ$ 4.25 million) in its theme park division for the 12 months ...

As profits slump following four deaths last year, theme park may turn "prime real estate" into housing.

Cheating husband given 'strange' beer

Dean Yarnton outside court.

Australian man who woke to gas hissing through ute says the beer tasted powdery.

Big numbers for rare car rego

Australian numberplate NSW "29" sold for a record price at auction.

Someone has paid close to NZ$800,000 for a rare Australian number plate.

Trucks derail Melbourne trams

The Parkville tram derailment has created traffic havoc and left the driver shaking

Two trucks have slammed into trams on opposite ends of Melbourne leaving 29 with minor injuries.

'Kept captive' after school formal

Ali Imrak, 37, is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl after her high school formal.

The after-party's finished and she's eager for a lift home. As he pulls up, a "nightmare" begins.

Accused drug mule a 'sex worker'

Australian woman Cassandra Sainsbury faces up to 25 years in a Colombian prison.

Aussie locked up in Colombia allegedly scammed money for a funeral that didn't happen.

Man chokes on sausage, crashes car

Sausages - as dangerous as cellphones in the hands of the wrong motorists.

Australian man's day goes from bad to wurst after he chokes on banger and crashes borrowed car.

$100k on strippers in four months

Simon Anquetil was grilled in court about his use of a "dummy" director to avoid personal liability for the thousands of ...

Alleged conspirator in Australia's $165m tax office scandal faced a grilling over his "entertainment" expenses.

Schapelle Corby: Life after Bali video

Australian Schapelle Corby looks on during her defence plea in a Denpasar courtroom in Bali in this April 28, 2005 file ...

Locked up in a rat-infested jail cell, she would fantasise about feeling angry about the price of petrol or bananas in Australia.

Woman 'didn't know' she stabbed ex

The woman, who cannot be identified, leaves the Downing Centre court complex.

Australian woman cleared of all charges, after stabbing her ex-husband in the neck while unable to see.

Teen sex slave escapes in Sydney

Specialist detectives are investigating the case.

Good Samaritan comes to the aid of teen girl, who managed to escape her captor's house in Australia.

Corby 'deserves her freedom'

Australian Schapelle Corby will be deported from Indonesia on May 27 after completing her parole in Bali for a drug ...

Sister tells media to "stop stalking" Schapelle Corby just days before her return to Australia.

Father searches for missing kids in NZ

Serena and Thomas Speath have been missing since December 2014.

His children have been missing for more than two years. Now an Australian father is heading to Christchurch in the hope of finding them.

Aus journalist in blackmail scandal

Veteran journalist Steve Barrett.

Veteran Sydney reporter allegedly threatened to expose multi-million dollar tax fraud group if money wasn't handed over.

Marriage's last meal 'murder plot'

Sharon Yarnton is facing trial in the NSW District Court, charged with attempting to cause an explosion or fire with the ...

Dean Yarnton had one last meal with his Aussie wife. He woke to a hissing gas bottle, socks soaked in petrol, court hears.

Tough Aussie insurance tactics

The Australian insurance industry's use of external investigators to detect and avoid paying out fraudulent claims is ...

"No wonder you don't have a husband" said Australian insurance investigator to woman dealing with son's death.

NZ unmoved by laptop ban video

European Union and US officials will meet to discuss airline security this week.

New Zealand has no plans to follow ban on electronics on flights from certain airports as Australia announces it might.

Chopper stops for Maccas

Who need a drive-thru?

A hungry pilot casually lands his aircraft outside a McDonalds in Sydney before collecting his meal.

Kiwi teen in coma after McD's attack

Joshua Waite's aunt says "it tears our heart to pieces to see him like that."

Joshua Waite's family "living a nightmare" as vicious kick outside Aussie fast food restaurant leaves him fighting for life.

Jetstar cans free flights for babies

There's going to be no more free trans-Tasman flights for babies on Jetstar.

Taking your baby across the Tasman on Jetstar will now incur a $53 infant fee.

Action barely dents loan debt video

NZUSA president Jonathan Gee says a new repayment model for student loans is needed.

Five years of arrests and court cases make little difference - except to the lives of Kiwi expats.

Murder mistaken as 'sick prank'

Marcus Volke and Mayang Prasetyo died in a horrific murder-suicide.

Brisbane police initially thought it was a Halloween prank, then they realised what was boiling on the stove.

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