The US securities regulator brushes aside Rio Tinto's application to have serious fraud charges dismissed relating to a disastrous deal to buy an African coal mine.
The eldest of 13 siblings tortured and shackled by their parents in their California home was also bullied at school for being "frail" and "smelly", classmates say.
Teen adventurer Jade Hameister explains why she made a sub-zero sandwich for her detractors during a record-breaking trek to the South Pole.
Wine producers in north-east Victoria say they will continue to fight to use the name Prosecco for their booming wine product.
Eighty years ago, my grandfather donned a black suit as a sign of mourning and in the hot summer heat, marched in silence through the streets of Sydney. We're still marching, writes Ngarra Murray.
A powerful eruption from the Philippines' most active volcano sends 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centres.