J K Rowling has announced she has a new story ready for release on Halloween about the Hogwarts villain Dolores Umbridge.
Slain Victorian man Greg Holmes, who was killed along with his mother and stepfather, has been remembered as a dedicated serviceman.
Labor is expected to cruise to victory in two ICAC-triggered by-elections in NSW on Saturday.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has told the Australian Christian Lobby conference he will not stay silent when religion is used to oppose gay marriage.
The bodies of two men who were travelling on a train to Sydney together have been found at Central Railway Station, police say.
Security agencies are reportedly set to investigate if any Muslims who recently left Australia for the Mecca pilgrimage have joined terror groups overseas.
More than 2500 Jewish women converged on an inner Sydney warehouse for a mass bake-off to prepare traditional Jewish bread, challah, on Friday.
Construction union boss Brian Parker has told an inquiry he did not plot to get confidential documents from the construction industry superannuation fund.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will tell a Christian political conference he supports gay marriage.
Labor leader Bill Shorten will address the Australian Christian Lobby conference, telling delegates he supports gay marriage.
A 21-year-old man who murdered a Melbourne couple in their own home to carry out a fantasy has been jailed for 32 years.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott will meet the premiers in mid-2015 for progress talks on better co-operation and service delivery.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says a state memorial service will be held on November 5 to commemorate Gough Whitlam's service to the nation.
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