Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has issued a warning to Sydney home buyers: prices don't always rise, they can fall, too. But he also says Australians should not think it is a bad thing foreign investors have been buying local homes in increasing numbers.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has hosed down suggestions he has described Rupert Murdoch as a ‘‘demented plutocrat,’’ arguing the News Corp head is the ‘‘most normal’’ media mogul he knows.
Vietnamese air force planes have spotted two large oil slicks off the southern tip of Vietnam which may be from a missing Malaysian jetliner that was carrying 239 people, including six Australians.
Authorities searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet are investigating the possibility of foul play after an Italian and an Austrian thought to have been on board were revealed to have had their passports stolen.
A documentary on Lance Armstrong has more twists and turns than the Pyrenees, as cycling's biggest name gets slowly trapped in his own web of lies.
Australian actor Wendy Hughes has died at the age of 61.
As a truck driver Alexandro Marquez is used to backing big objects out of small spaces. If he has his way, Mr Marquez will utilise these skills when handling more precious deliveries.
Coles customers are having their personal details sent to at least 30 other companies.
Australia needs free preschool places for all if it is to compete with other developed countries.
Conservationists say they have stopped Japanese whalers from killing any humpback whales.