The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Australian woman Justine Damond is a young Somali-American and father who felt called to work in law enforcement after getting a college degree in business.
When documentary maker Jeremy Ervine listened in on a dying man's phone call with Tony Abbott, he was floored by some of the then-prime minister's views.
He's the attacking x-factor that just might get Penrith's finals push over the line.
A British cheesemaker is offering a 500 pound ($A824) reward for the recovery of 40 kilograms of prize-winning cheddar stolen from an agricultural show in south-west England.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have visited a former Nazi concentration camp in Poland where they heard the personal accounts of Holocaust survivors.
China has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will stop accepting shipments of rubbish such as waste plastic and paper as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage".
NSW prop Andrew Fifita wasn't aware of plans to start him on the bench in the State of Origin decider, according to Cronulla teammate Luke Lewis.
The Australian Greens will urgently review its processes after losing two senators in less than a week over confusion about their citizenship.
Justine Damond and Mohamed Noor were two strangers from distant lands who arrived in America to fulfill their dreams, but in a tragic meeting in a Minneapolis alley one was killed and the other could face serious criminal charges.
More than 40 fire fighting experts from across Australia are heading to Canada to help battle rapidly spreading wildfires.