A woman who sparked mass hysteria on a crowded New York subway car after letting crickets and worms loose, says the incident was just a prank.
The Queensland LNP convention passes motions against the Federal Government's planned backpacker tax, and the retrospectivity of superannuation changes. The moves come after the Prime Minister addressed the Brisbane gathering.
British billionaire Richard Branson says he thought he was going to die in a biking accident in the British Virgin Islands in which he injured his cheek and tore some ligaments.
A damning court ruling declaring former Storm Financial directors broke the law will make no difference to elderly victims of the company's collapse, a victims' action group says.
The report into the deadly south-west Sydney hospital gas mix-up outlines recommendations including a performance watch for the health district after the "catastrophic error" that left one baby dead and another with suspected brain damage.
As two iconic national parks mark 100 years, the Tasmanian Government is urged to create more rather than allow more commercial developments.