Michael Gleeson and Stathi Paxinos 8:47am St Kilda’s board has provisionally cleared controversial forward Stephen Milne to play against Melbourne this Saturday, despite the 33-year-old having been charged with four counts of rape on Tuesday.
Caroline Wilson and Stathi Paxinos 12:12pm Stephen Milne wants to play but St Kilda has decided to pull him out of the game against Melbourne for welfare reasons, after the 33-year-old was charged with four counts of rape.
JONATHAN SWAN 8:07am Labor senators Kim Carr and Doug Cameron have openly attacked Julia Gillard in parliament, as leadership tensions continue to plague the government.
Nino Bucci Adrian Ernest Bayley will be sentenced for the rape and murder of Jill Meagher on Wednesday morning.
PAUL BIBBY As she tried to save a highway patrol officer who lay bleeding from a gunshot wound to the chest, Tamworth mother Cheryl Carpenter asked the man who allegedly pulled the trigger, 'why did you do it?' a court has heard.
JUDITH IRELAND Seventeen Defence personnel, including officers, are under investigation in relation to explicit emails that denigrate women.
A gay British soldier says Prince Harry rescued him from a homophobic attack by infantry members during a training exercise in Canada.
CELESTE LIDDLE Why getting indigenous people talking globally is so important.
Brazillian restaurant attempts to pull a "Dove" with mixed results.
Worst book of the year?
NATALIE REILLY And it's only June. Introducing the MILF diet.
ADRIAN LOWE An 11-year-old girl has escaped a kidnapping attempt by kicking her would-be abductor in the leg.
Police investigating the vicious killing of an off-duty British soldier on a London street in an apparent Islamic extremist attack say they have arrested a 10th suspect.
Damien Murphy Once known as the sport of kings, the trainer Gai Waterhouse evoked her royal patron as she unsuccessfully defended charges that have made NSW racing resemble the sport of spivs of late.
ANNA PATTY Fourteen academics from the state's leading universities have written to the O'Farrell government to appeal against plans to abolish dedicated funding for teachers of English as a second language.
BARNEY ZWARTZ Cardinal George Pell has admitted the Catholic Church had put paedophile priests ''above the law'', covered up abuse and moved abusers.
Bob Van Voris The US has evidence that shows Apple participated in a conspiracy to raise the prices of e-books, judge says.
Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden London:British police arrested two more people on Thursday in a hunt for accomplices of two British men of Nigerian descent accused of hacking a soldier to death on a London street in revenge for wars in Muslim countries.
Nick Miller The soldier killed in yesterday’s alleged terrorist attack in Woolwich, London has been identified by the Ministry of Defence as Drummer Lee Rigby, a 25 year-old with a two year-old son.
GERRY CARMAN HAZEL HAWKE, AO
KASEY EDWARDS Why the fight for gender equality isn't just an indulgence for white, middle-class women.
CHLOE ANGYAL How religion is facilitating the forced removal of children of the developing world.
CHLOE ANGYAL She's reshaping the American beauty ideal - but at what cost?
JUDITH IRELAND A Swedish diplomat who led a rescue operation to save nearly 100,000 Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary has been recognised as the first honorary Australian citizen.
AAP Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is facing an internal revolt over his paid parental leave scheme, with one Liberal MP describing it is an "albatross around the neck" of the party.
Susan Chenery An intelligent, personable, middle-class woman, Danielle Stewart stabbed her husband to death.
RUTH POLLARD Israeli jets have attacked a military centre on the outskirts of Damascus, the second strike inside Syria in the past three days.
PETER MARTIN Labor MP defines new cutoff points in research on financial inequality.
Dr Michelle Johnston An emergency physician reflects on the sharp increase of violence perpetrated on women by women.
DOM KNIGHT Dom Knight's guide to the ancient art of procrastination.
Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and could face the death penalty if convicted, the US Department of Justice says.
Adele Ferguson In the past 11 years Australia has become one of the most expensive places to live, costlier than New York, London, Frankfurt and Singapore on everything from five-star hotels, car rentals, public transport, a pint of beer, cigarettes, jeans and an iPhone.
Sabawoon Amarkhail The Taliban have seized up to eleven foreigners from a helicopter forced to make an emergency landing in Afghanistan, officials said, with Turks and Russians on board.
Ben Doherty The second suspect in the alleged rape and torture of a five-year-old girl in Delhi is an illiterate teenager who has allegedly confessed to his crime.
CLEMENTINE FORD Clementine Ford on the one true test of equality.
Adrian Lowe The 19-year-old university student is reportedly awake and responding sporadically.
Australian scientists have helped create a compound they believe will lead to a new, more effective cancer fighting drug.
Dean Nelson Protests erupted throughout New Delhi on Sunday after hospital officials said that they were treating a second five-year-old girl rape victim for critical internal injuries.
Gillian Wong Rescuers struggled to rush supplies into the rural hills of China's Sichuan province after an earthquake left at least 186 people dead, more than 11,800 injured and caused frightened survivors to spend a night in cars, tents and makeshift shelters.
A well-known Australian entertainer arrested in Britain over sex abuse allegations has been publicly named for the first time as Rolf Harris, by British newspaper The Sun.
Bronwyn Batten Did you know discriminatory laws against pregnant women still exist in Australia?
Investigators are seeking to locate and talk to at least two men pictured in images taken before two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, law enforcement and national security officials said on Thursday.
SEAN NICHOLLS Barry O'Farrell has declared his strong support for legalising same-sex marriage in Australia and challenged the federal Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott, to allow a conscience vote on the issue.
Steven Mufson The chicken coop was empty at the northern Beijing home of a man who gave only his surname, Bai. On a normal day, he sells 20 to 30 chickens from the wooden structure that faces the dusty street, putting aside money to buy an apartment in his native Sichuan.
Jonathan Swan and Asher Moses Australians linked to the NBN will be able to get world-leading internet download speeds of one gigabit per second by the end of this year.
Rescue workers were searching rubble for survivors of a fertiliser factory explosion in a small Texas town that has killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others.
President Barack Obama comes out swinging, blaming gun control defeat on 'lies' and blasting a 'shameful day for Washington.'
Apple’s shares fell below $US400 on Wednesday for the first time since December 2011 after a chip supplier's disappointing revenue forecast fanned fears about weakening demand for the iPhone and iPad.
Investigators have video of a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings though no one is under arrest in the case, according to federal law enforcement officials.
STEPHANIE PEATLING The New Zealand Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage on Wednesday night, a move Australian campaigners said would encourage gay and lesbian couples to travel overseas to formalise their relationships.
Nick Miller Britain has said farewell to Margaret Thatcher in a ceremony doused in tradition and bookmarked by the hymns and poems of the patriots.
The Boston Marathon bombings, which killed three and injured more than 175, left some victims with 40 or more pellet fragments and nail-like shrapnel embedded in their bodies, doctors say.
Tehran A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century has flattened buildings near Iran's border with Pakistan, and was felt as far away as New Delhi, Dubai and Bahrain.
A lawsuit by One Nation Party co-founder David Ettridge against federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott will head to court next month.
Dan Proudman An elderly man has been rescued by his neighbours after he was found trapped under his car on a remote property in the state's central west.
London British motor racing legend does not believe women are mentally tough enough to compete in Formula One.
MARK KENNY Support for Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government has slumped further since she vanquished her leadership rival Kevin Rudd, a poll shows.
Jo Biddle US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Japan to discuss nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula after securing vital support from China to help defuse the weeks-long crisis.
Sarah-Jane Collins Detectives investigating the death of a woman found in her own car boot in bushland are looking for a man they described as highly dangerous who has ''mum'' tattooed on his right wrist.
Several deaths in Victorian prisons this year have prompted a push for the state's Ombudsman to investigate.
Kate Hagan Dozens of patients have caught the flu while being treated for other illnesses in Australian hospitals and one patient died as a result, new research shows.