No stranger to conflict zones, Peter Greste arrived in Cairo 13 months ago for what he thought was a simple assignment: filling in for a colleague over the Christmas break.
Robyn Grace Kickstart your day with breaking news, commuter and weather updates, giveaways and the hottest events.
Scott Spits There were times during this topsy-turvy Australian Open final when eventual champion Novak Djokovic looked like a boxer on his last legs.
Greg Baum In sport, history does repeat, frequently. That's the point of it, if you're good enough.
Linda Pearce Novak Djokovic has rewritten tennis history with yet another Australian Open final triumph over Andy Murray on a drama-charged night at Melbourne Park.
Peter Hartcher, Mark Kenny Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop, under growing pressure from their colleagues to challenge Tony Abbott for the prime ministership, are now actively considering their options, bringing closer the prospect of a strike against Mr Abbott in the weeks ahead.
Mark Kenny, chief political correspondent Tony Abbott's grip on the leadership has been dealt another blow with the revelation that voters across the country are abandoning the Coalition in droves, making a Queensland-style electoral rout in 2016 a genuine possibility.
Kate Hagan Health Reporter In a study of 2500 Australians, researchers found patients who had a short consultation with a general practitioner at their last visit were no more likely to be bulk-billed than those who had longer consultations.
James Robertson The NSW government’s clinical trial of medicinal cannabis is inappropriate for patients suffering extreme pain and the drug should be legally approved, a paper in a top medical journal argues.
Jane Lee Court Services Victoria last week posted a request for tender for organisations to run a youth diversion program.