A gunman who killed a man in front of his pregnant wife and child in their Sunshine West home was intending to steal cannabis from a hydroponic crop in an upstairs bedroom, police say.
Kalgoorlie is at pains to conceal what goes on at its infamous "skimpy" events featuring topless barmaids at the colourful Diggers and Dealers mining conference.
A Queensland man accused of murdering a New Zealand tourist on the Gold Coast claims he refused to plead guilty to manslaughter when prosecutors tried to do a deal on "mind-boggling" charges.
Two packed trains derail while crossing a bridge hit by floods in central India, killing at least 19 people in the latest deadly disaster on the nation's crumbling rail network.
A woman dies after being struck by a garbage truck at a car park at Campbellfield.
Three months after one of his senior ministers likened South Australian leaders to a "bikie gang", Prime Minister Tony Abbott emphasises his "constructive" relationship with State Premier Jay Weatherill in an awkward public relations drill.