Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has proposed raising the United Kingdom smoking age by one year every year, meaning a 14-year-old will never legally be sold tobacco.
In her first comments since mother-of-four Kathleen Folbigg's pardon, Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton says science is over the head of the average person on a jury.
Former US president Donald Trump is back at a New York civil fraud trial for a third day as his lawyers queried an accountant over financial statements.
The 2030 soccer World Cup will be staged in six different countries, including the surprise addition of South America, to mark the tournament's centenary.
A Russian court has sentenced former TV reporter Marina Ovsyannikova to an eight and a half-year prison term in absentia for protesting Russia's war in Ukraine.
A record 11 Australian men made the Shanghai Masters main draw - with one of the most surprising, Dane Sweeny, quickly making it into the second round.
Australia has made steady progress on closing the gender pay gap but it has started to stall, with some businesses taking leaps and others doing the minimum.
Australia and America need to work together to counter heightened tensions in the Pacific, including boosting the use of super-fast, long-range missiles.
A detective who believed a re-investigation of gay mathematician Scott Johnson's death was subject to political interference will appear before an inquiry.
Volatility has eased after the energy shocks of past years but cost pressures remain and progress on new assets has stalled, an energy market update shows.
The daughter of convicted wife-killer Chris Dawson says visiting a psychic and undergoing hypnotism helped to remember the moment he killed her mother.
Australian renters are getting closer to the maximum they can afford, with as many as 70,000 rentals needed to bring the market into a healthier balance.
Tasmania's premier hopes a new standard of behaviour can be set after the resignation of his attorney-general amid workplace bullying allegations.
Defence Minister Richard Marles and his Papua New Guinea counterpart Win Bakri Daki will meet face to face as the pair work on finalising a new security pact.
A report has urged the federal government to improve the disposal of lithium-ion batteries to prevent the growing number of fires being caused by the product.
Poland's world No.2 Iga Swiatek has powered into the quarter-finals of the China Open by hammering her compatriot Magda Linette for the loss of just two games.
With 34 Tour de France stage wins under his belt, Britain's Mark Cavendish has decided his time's not up just yet and will continue racing in 2024.
Jannik Sinner has finally got the better of Daniil Medvedev in the final of the China Open, ending a run of six straight defeats against the Russian.
Old favourite Aziz Behich and teenager Max Caputo have scored in Melbourne City's Asian Champions League victory over Zhejiang in China.
Azerbaijan's president will reportedly not take part in a planned European Union meeting to discuss the conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh in Spain.