The jury hearing allegations NSW State of Origin and St George Illawarra forward Jack de Belin raped a teenager in 2018 will begin its deliberations.
An Adelaide school has been closed after a female student tested positive for coronavirus, with anyone displaying symptoms asked to get tested.
Young people, renters and those with a disability are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 economic crisis, according to new research into consumer behaviour.
Luke Chilcott, who stared down a gunman at his door, is among six people set to be awarded for their bravery by Victorian Governor Linda Dessau.
The woman who has accused ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne of raping her swore at him in court after breaking down in the witness box.
Tip Top has introduced recyclable cardboard bread tags in South Australia, and is aiming for a nationwide rollout within two years.
Labor will pressure Scott Morrison on his commitment to bring Australians stranded overseas home as the list of people keen to return grows.
Former Health Services Union boss Kathy Jackson is due to be sentenced for rorting more than $100,000 in member funds.
A senior minister, business group and Labor frontbencher have defended Mathias Cormann's bid to take a senior international role with a major economic body.
Business investment is forecast to have fallen by 1.5 per cent in the September quarter, but firms are likely to have lifted their future spending plans.
South Africa's squad have explained that they won't take the knee before their matches against England but say they are continuing to work to dismantle racism.
A report on Iran's state TV says detained Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been released in exchange for three Iranians held abroad.
Kawasaki Frontale have been crowned Japanese champions for a third time in four years after clinching the J.League title with a 5-0 trouncing of Gamba Osaka.
German police have arrested a man after a car with political statements scrawled on its sides was driven into the gate of Chancellor Angela Merkel's office.
Weightlifters Roxana Cocos and Razvan Martin have lost their 2012 Olympics medals for doping while a third Romanian Gabriel Sincraian faces a lifetime ban.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden's player of the year for the 12th time, is open to the possibility of making an international comeback for his country - at 39.
Indian authorities have relocated tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone over the Bay of Bengal moved towards the country's southeastern coast.
A Greek-operated tanker has been damaged by a mine at a Saudi Arabian terminal, damaging its hull, British maritime security company Ambrey says.
Authorities in France and the UK are set to relax coronavirus restrictions for the Christmas season.
Boris Becker says he is stepping down from his position as head of men's tennis in Germany because he doesn't have enough time to do the job.