Black Saturday bushfire victims will share in almost half a billion dollars as a settlement decision is to be handed down in Victoria's Supreme Court.
British music legend Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer.
A seal found in a muddy field has been taken to a wildlife hospital "exhausted" after being rescued.
Into The Universe: With the aid of stunning CGI, Stephen Hawking explores the splendour and majesty of the universe as never seen before.
Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has urged the new-look Socceroos to take full advantage of the home factor when they kick off their bid to win the 2015 AFC Asian...
Holiday food is notoriously caloric - but you're allowed to splurge once in a while.
Rob Hunter reminisces on the games of your childhood reminding you of the fun you had... and the possible murderous feelings they caused.
The troop 174 recruits reach the challenging halfway point in training. This is traditionally a point when many recruits leave the troop, either through failure or...
'Disability' - The day-to-day adventures of Shazza, Dazza, Franky and Kylie - best mates from 'the block'. Stars Paul Fenech, Jason Davis and Elle Dawe.
With the world's population at over seven billion and still growing we often look at the future with dread. In this documentary, world famous Swedish statistical...
A young girl's discussion with her father about the merits of Jabba The Hutt's taste in fashion has gone viral on YouTube.

'Chubby Chasers'

Canadian filmmaker Jeff Sterne asks what happened to "big girl beauty", in a world that is shocked by his love for fat and even considers him a pervert.
Working as an Apple salesperson is a lot like being a therapist.
In an interview with Channel Nine, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his biggest achievement for women in 2014 was repealing the carbon tax.
A group of cyclists has ridden from the Lakemba mosque in Sydney's west, to Martin Place as a symbolic gesture of support for the victims of Tuesday's hostage...
For the Festive season
Yes, it's daunting if this is your first go at breaking down a whole bird. The good news is once you've got the hang of it, you're flying. We talk you through our nine...
Meet our everyday baker, Anneka Manning. Each fortnight, she'll be sharing her baking rituals, modern and ancient, and baking techniques from around the world....
According to a Middle Ages custom, if you eat a mince pie every day from Christmas day until Twelfth Night (6 January) you will have happiness for the whole year ...
Take the fret and sweat out of this festive season with our tips, tricks and cheats to entertaining like a pro. We’ve chatted to our favourite chefs, stylists,...
Find out how Christmas is celebrated in Japan, South Korea, China, Thailand and Vietnam... or not.
Traditional rich fruitcake is such a joy at Christmas time. Dense with brandy-soaked fruit and spices, this means a little goes a long way! This one of mine has...
The World Game
Cesc Fabregas starred as Chelsea re-established a three-point lead at the top of the English Premier League with a 2-0 win at Stoke City.
Goalkeeper Rafael produced two penalty saves as Napoli won the Supercoppa Italiana 6-5 on penalties against Juventus, after the match had ended 2-2 in Doha.
Melbourne City skipper Patrick Kisnorbo is planning to use inside knowledge to keep gun striker Andy Keogh quiet when A-League leader Perth Gory visits AAMI Park...
Australian football has every right to pat itself on the back after the enormous success of the FFA Cup but it should not rest on its laurels because the format...
Highlights from the Australian Beach Soccer Cup 2014 which is now in it's fifth year. The competition brings four national teams together, including host nation...
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In 'The Swimsuit Issue', Fredrik discovers his passion for synchronised swimming after a wile bachelor party and convinces his floorball teammates to join him.
In the year 689, the first Empress of China is building a giant Buddha statue. When people start mysteriously bursting into flames, an investigation is ordered.
Comment & Analysis
A fascinating new study mapped the flow of information online, and it turns out Spanish makes way more global sense.
Music Festival season is upon us but which festival is right for you? Comedian Liam Ryan guides you through the likely candidates...
It's vital that the Sydney cafe siege doesn't affect harmonious relations with people from different ethnic backgrounds.
As tributes flow for the victims killed in the Sydney cafe siege, the nation must also consider some serious questions that require a thoughtful response.
The Sydney cafe siege showed how social media can bring a community together - but how it can also be a source of speculation and misinformation.
News in Pictures
2014 brought highs and lows and some of those most memorable moments were captured in perfectly timed shots. Here are some of 2014's best photos.
Sydneysiders continue to unite as tributes and flowers pile up near a Sydney cafe a day after the deadly siege came to an end.

Martin Place siege

A group of people have been held hostage in in a cafe in Sydney's Martin Place. Police have surrounded the building and evacuated the area.
At least 130 people, most of them children, have been killed in a Taliban attack on a army-run school in Pakistan.
The views over the Grand Canyon are always spectacular - but some lucky visitors have been treated to something extra special.
Hardcore pornography campaigners have protested outside the British parliament against new laws banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.
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This powerful new series reconstructs dramatic stories of real men and women persecuted for their beliefs, drawn from over 500 years of history.
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