The ABC would axe its state-based current affairs television programs and scale back radio programming under dramatic cost-cutting proposals being considered by the broadcaster.
The Abbott government is facing more scrutiny over travel entitlements, with fresh documents revealing Education Minister Christopher Pyne and his wife had a taxpayer-funded $30,000 trip to London and Rome in April.
"The devil's moment": Mijin Shin saved her daughter but could not save herself
Torture will be explicitly banned in new national security legislation in a move designed to quell what the government says are unfounded fears about the scope of proposed new powers.
Yotam Ottolenghi shares the secrets of his craft with Peter Barrett.
Treasurer Joe Hockey says G20 finance ministers are 90 per cent of the way towards meeting a 2 per cent target for additional global growth, with more than 900 policy initiatives agreed to on the weekend that will make the world economy $2 trillion larger over four years.
Bob Carr has suggested Julia Gillard's claim that he was a “lazy” foreign minister for Labor could be payback for his decision to support her leadership rival Kevin Rudd. And Mr Carr has denied he ever admitted he struggled to keep up with demands of modern politics because he was more settled into his retirement than he realised.
Anxiety about toilet use is more pervasive than most of us think, and a Victorian researcher has set out to prove it.
The federal government's wide ranging competition inquiry has taken aim at big businesses, saying big companies should be responsible for the financial troubles of their smaller competitors if they are found to have purposely damaged their businesses.
Former Prime Minister John Howard says he "couldn't believe it" when it was revealed that Saddam Hussein did not possess any weapons capable of mass destruction.