A Sydney man accused of drowning his ex-partner's son in a bathtub attempted to convince her to move back in with him after his death, a court has heard.
An eighth Australian who was on board the Diamond Princess has contracted the coronavirus as the disease intensifies fears on global financial markets.
The NSW government rejected two proposals to reform double jeopardy laws to potentially facilitate a retrial over the Bowraville murders.
Manly's forward pack will be significantly lighter for the opening weeks of the NRL season with Addin Fonua-Blake and Jake Trbojevic sidelined.
A man has appeared in Perth Magistrates Court charged with murder after he allegedly set fire to a backpackers hostel, killing a 44-year-old mother of three.
The Australian stock market has plummeted for a third straight day, leaving it up just 24 points for the year as fears mounted over the coronavirus.
Heartbroken families of some of the Bourke Street victims killed in James Gargasoulas' attack have lashed police for failures in the lead-up to the tragedy.
Three men have died in a two-car crash in northern Tasmania, including a father whose two young children were in the back seat of his car.
US Democratic candidates have met on the debate stage for what could be their final prime time opportunity to change the direction of the 2020 nomination fight.