Bricklayer punches out alleged thief and waits for police

A Perth bricklayer has punched a man and pinned him to the ground after he allegedly broke into his home and encountered a young girl. Full story »

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NEW SOUTH WALES

Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer's companies 'owe more than $97m'

Salim Mehajer's companies owe more than $97 million, a judge has been told before granting a hearing to decide the validity of administrators' appointment. Full story »
ACCIDENTS

Driver fighting for life after being run over by own truck on Sydney's M1

A truck driver has critical leg injuries after being run over by his own semi-trailer on Sydney's M1 this morning. Full story »

CRIME

Business partner among three charged over cold case murder of Gold Coast man Philip Carlyle

More than 20 years after Gold Coast businessman Philip Carlyle was murdered, three people have been charged over the shooting. Full story »

NATIONAL

ABC publicist Chris Chamberlin dies on holiday in India

Chris Chamberlin died while on holiday in India. (Twitter)

Tributes are flowing for senior ABC publicist Chris Chamberlin who died while on holiday in India. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Sydney police officer stops traffic to help elderly woman cross road

A police officer has stopped early-morning Sydney traffic to help an elderly woman safely cross the street. Full story »

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Ex-girlfriend of Queensland cop killer breaks silence

Rick Maddison died in a hail of bullets last May after killing police officer Brett Forte.

The ex-girlfriend of Queensland cop killer Rick Maddison says the justice system failed to protect her when he was let out on bail. Full story »

CENSUS

Census 2016: Decline in home ownership but wage growth 'not too bad'

Despite rising house prices, the number of people paying off a mortgage has grown in the past 25 years. (AAP)

The 2016 Census shows fewer Australians own their home outright and a growing number have been forced to rent. Full story »

CENSUS

Census 2016: Australians older, more culturally diverse and abandoning religion

Australia's population has grown to 24.4 million. (Getty)

Australia's population has become more ethnically diverse, older and is increasingly abandoning religion, according to national Census results released today. Full story »

SPAIN

Bungee jumping teen died after mishearing 'no jump' as 'now jump'

Vera Mol died in 2015.

Two members of a Spanish bungee jumping organisation have been found guilty of reckless manslaughter over the 2015 death of a Dutch teen.  Full story »

CRIME

Nurse who confessed to murdering patients in chilling video jailed for life

A former nurse who confessed to murdering eight elderly residents who were under her care at retirement homes in eastern Canada was sentenced today to life in prison. Full story »

CRIME

Man arrested over fatal shooting of another man in Tweed Heads

A man has been arrested in Queensland over the fatal shooting of a man in the NSW border town of Tweed Heads. Full story »

ENTERTAINMENT

Fans celebrate 20 magical years of 'Harry Potter'

Author J. K. Rowling on Monday marked the "wonderful" two decades since her Harry Potter creation first hit the shelves, starting a global literary phenomenon which has inspired a generation. Full story »
US

Video shows moment homeowner shoots dead two thieves who tried to get him to open safe

A neighbour's security camera has captured the moment a homeowner shot dead two men who broke into his California home last week. Full story »

EMERGENCIES

Children believed to have lit blaze that tore through Brisbane construction site

Four children are believed to be responsible for lighting a blaze that tore through a north Brisbane construction site. Full story »
MURDER

Murdered man's body was inside Melbourne home for a week

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Deer Park have revealed the victim had been shot a week ago. Full story »

SAME SEX MARRIAGE

Abbott's sister denies Pyne's same-sex marriage comments are 'plot'

Tony Abbott's gay sister doesn't believe there is a secret plot flagged in Christopher Pyne's comments that legalising same-sex marriage could happen "sooner than everyone thinks". Full story »

AVIATION

AirAsia 'fully cooperating' with flight investigation

AirAsia says it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into engine failure on a flight that was forced to turn back to Perth. Full story »

USA

Trump accuses Obama of hacking collusion

Donald Trump (left) and Barack Obama. (AAP)
US President Donald Trump has once again lashed out at former president Barack Obama, this time over the Russian hacking issue. Full story »
WORLD

Spain court orders exhumation of Dali's remains in paternity claim

A portrait of Spanish artist Salvador Dali. (Getty)
A Spanish court has ordered that the remains of Salvador Dali be exhumed after a woman who claims to be the daughter of the world-famous artist filed a paternity claim. Full story »
LONDON FIRE

US firm stops sales of Grenfell Tower cladding for high-rises

The US supplier of the cladding which encased London's Grenfell Tower before it was destroyed by a devastating fire announced on Monday it is stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings. Full story »