Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino dead at 89

Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll legend behind hits Blueberry Hill and Ain't It a Shame, dies at 89. [Read entire story]

Brisbane family get a shock as python grabs possum by face, hoists it into tree

A Brisbane family watched in amazement as a giant python spent half an hour with its jaws clamped around a possum's snout as it hoisted the animal into a treetop. [Read entire story]

The full list of 2017 Emmys nominees (and seven things you didn’t know about them)

The Emmys are gearing up to recognise the best of the best on the small screen for another year. Here's the full list of the 2017 nominees. [Read entire story]

Clowns march on Washington to protest ‘gang’ classification

More than 1,000 fans of the rap duo Insane Clown Posse, known as "Juggalos" rally in Washington to protest the FBI's classification of them as a gang, putting them in the same classification as overtly violent US gangs [Read entire story]

Disney is pulling out of Netflix but Australian fans can still binge

If you're in the middle of an Air Bud binge because you woke up to the news Disney is pulling its films from Netflix, you can relax ... if you're in Australia. [Read entire story]

Book of Mormon wins best musical in Helpmann Awards

Broadway hit The Book Of Mormon sweeps aside Dame Julie Andrews' production of My Fair Lady to win best musical at this year's Helpmann Awards. [Read entire story]

Heath Ledger documentary to detail actor’s passions and struggles

The first look at an upcoming documentary that will detail the life, passions and struggles of late Australian actor Heath Ledger is released. [Read entire story]

Social media reacts to Oscars best picture blunder

Seconds after La La Land mistakenly receives the Best Picture award at this year's Oscars the internet responds with shock, horror and amusement. [Read entire story]

World-famous circus to fold its tent after 146 years

The curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth", with the owner of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus to close forever in May after 146 years. [Read entire story]

David Bowie and Leonard Cohen nominated posthumously for Brit Awards

David Bowie and Leonard Cohen are among the nominees for this year's Brit Awards after both released albums shortly before their deaths in 2016. [Read entire story]

How to talk to your teen about computer games

Feeling a million miles away from the digital world of your gamer kids? It's time to start talking with them about it. Here's how. [Read entire story]

US election day in pictures

See all the colour, drama and quirkiness as Americans head to the polls and await the results of the presidential election. [Read entire story]

Making a Murderer lawyers hope new DNA testing will prove Avery’s innocence

The lawyers from the documentary Making a Murderer say they are excited about new forensic DNA testing methods that could finally prove Steven Avery was framed. [Read entire story]

Apple-Samsung iPhone patent feud leaves US top court struggling

The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung leaves the US Supreme Court groping for a solution, as the justices puzzle over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product [Read entire story]

National Gallery to hand back Indian sculptures linked to illegal art ring

The National Gallery of Australia will return two ancient sculptures to the Indian Government, as evidence they may have been obtained through an illegal art smuggling ring grows. [Read entire story]

‘I don’t even like that outfit’: mega hipster overwhelmed after going viral

A Melbourne man whose unique fashion choices have seen him described as the world's biggest hipster says he does not even like the outfit that has made him famous. [Read entire story]

Architect voices concerns about cost, design of Chan building redevelopment

The NT Government's multi-million-dollar redevelopment of the Chan building is under scrutiny after its own architect raised concerns about its cost and design. [Read entire story]

Springsteen dances with 90yo mother at New York concert

Bruce Springsteen's famous stamina runs in the family, with his 90-year-old mother delighting fans at one of his shows by showing off her dance moves. [Read entire story]

Luke McGregor on using comedy to fight anxiety

Actor and comedian Luke McGregor has experienced anxiety most of his life, but comedy has given him a reason to fight it. [Read entire story]

Sydney gets Thought Embassies as part of future-themed Biennale

Sydney's Biennale is back, and it's turning the city's cultural icons into places for dangerous ideas. [Read entire story]

Disney gets the boulder rolling on new Indiana Jones film

Harrison Ford will reprise his iconic role as bullwhip-toting archaeologist Indiana Jones in a fifth instalment of the series, the Walt Disney Company announces. [Read entire story]

Google AI wins final Go match, gets ‘divine’ ranking

Google's artificial intelligence AlphaGo wins its final match against a South Korean Go grandmaster and is given a "divine" ranking at the game. [Read entire story]

Tattoo artist offers free ink for people with self-harm scars

A Brisbane tattoo artist says she has been "overwhelmed" by the response to her offer to work for free to cover the scars of people with a history of self-harm or abuse. [Read entire story]

Scientists map Banksy art to ‘prove’ artist’s true identity

British researchers say new geographic profiling has provided "some support" for the long-held theory that elusive street artist Banksy is Bristol resident Robin Gunningham. [Read entire story]

Mass karaoke a hit with Adelaide Fringe crowds

Massaoke, a mass audience singalong much like karaoke, proves popular with late-night Adelaide Fringe crowds. [Read entire story]

When silence falls art exhibition exposes hidden violent histories

From the impacts of colonisation in Australia, to police brutalities in South Africa, a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW is exposing dark chapters of our history.Bringing together a range of artists and works, [Read entire story]

Fans vote to ‘bring back Nollsie’ at new music festival

Australian country pop star Shannon Noll is back on stage by popular demand after being named in the line-up for a West Australian music festival. [Read entire story]

Kerry O’Brien laments state of Australian politics and media

The veteran journalist takes aim at the state of Australia's democracy, lamenting the rise of celebrity and "gladiatorial" interviewing. [Read entire story]

‘We need to do more’ on diversity, Oscars boss admits

The head of the Oscars says she is heartbroken by the lack of diversity and is working to implement change after two high-profile black celebrities vowed to boycott next month's awards ceremony. [Read entire story]

The enduring legend of yarn-spinner Bilarni

More than five decades after his death, Bill Harney is still remembered as a Northern Territory storytelling legend full of intrigue, wonder and a dose of tragedy. [Read entire story]

Unforgettable singer Natalie Cole dies at 65

Singer Natalie Cole, the daughter of jazz legend Nat "King" Cole who overcame substance abuse to find success in her own right, dies at age 65. [Read entire story]

‘One hour then I’m dead’: Survivors recall escape from Dubai hotel fire

Investigators in Dubai are working to determine the cause of a fire that engulfed a 63-storey luxury hotel on New Year's Eve with survivors describing panic and confusion as people rushed to evacuate. [Read entire story]

Boys choir, string quartet, ballet reimagine Bohemian Rhapsody for hit’s 40th anniversary

Three of England's peak arts groups come together to create a tribute to Bohemian Rhapsody 40 years after the rock anthem topped the UK's Christmas charts. [Read entire story]

Michelle Obama makes rap video for college campaign

Michelle Obama appears raps in a new viral video aimed at raising the star power of math majors and engineering students. [Read entire story]