Charges laid after woman suffers cardiac arrest at beauty clinic

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Stephen Colbert sparks Twitter outrage with Donald Trump oral sex joke

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Unicorn toast and food fads blamed for jacking up prices

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Solar-powered device pulls drinking water straight out of thin air

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Everton thrash Manchester City 4-0 to all but end Pep Guardiola’s title chances

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‘Why are you here?’ Jean-Claude Juncker asks Brexit lawmakers

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Michael Clarke to play in Hong Kong T20

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Italian cabin on skis comes with incredible mountain views

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What is Ash Wednesday?

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Andy Murray becomes a dad after wife Kim gives birth to girl

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Boy, 13, missing in Brisbane’s north

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Australia v West Indies: Steve O’Keefe to play SCG Test

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New Zealand v Sri Lanka: rain wins out in fourth ODI

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Sonny Bill Williams visits refugee facility in Lebanon with Unicef, sings with kids

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Dozens killed in rocket attack near Damascus by Syrian government forces

At least 40 people were killed and about 100 wounded after Syrian government forces fired missiles into a market place in a town near Damascus, a conflict monitor and a local rescue group said on Friday. [Read entire story]

How Malcolm Turnbull got a standing ovation from the nation’s top scientists

Malcolm Turnbull is well-versed in the art of cocktail party banter. But he had a tough job ahead of him at the Prime Minister's Prize for Science on Wednesday night. [Read entire story]

Bumper 30th Melbourne Festival surpasses $3 million ticket target in first week

Melbourne Festival organisers have overtaken their target of $3 million in tickets sales within the first week of the 17-day festival. [Read entire story]

Car crash survivor looking for the farmer who saved her life

Six months ago the life of a Griffith woman was saved after a horrific crash on a dirt road. [Read entire story]

UN cancels Australia visit over Border Force laws

The United Nations has postponed a planned visit to Australia because the federal government has failed to guarantee no one would be charged or intimidated for talking to its special rapporteur about asylum seekers and [Read entire story]

Mecca stampede: Deadly Haj crush feeds into old Middle East rivalries

The death toll is still climbing after a horrifying stampede in the environs of Mecca, site of the annual Haj, the holiest pilgrimage in Islam. More than 700 pilgrims were crushed to death in Mina, a bowl-shaped desert [Read entire story]

Four leadership lessons from Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson

Virgin founder Richard Branson had some advice for young entrepreneurs during a visit to Sydney. [Read entire story]

Mirvac sees end to double-digit house price growth

One of the nation's biggest home builders, Mirvac, has warned that the residential property market is slowing, with double-digit price growth coming to an end [Read entire story]

‘They want his scalp’: Tony Abbott’s same-sex ‘victory’ puts heat on Malcolm Turnbull

 Tony Abbott is weakened after the Coalition's marathon debate on same-sex marriage, but Malcolm Turnbull is the figure most under pressure. [Read entire story]

Labor’s ticking bomb on asylum-seeker policy

Bill Shorten wants Labor to fight the asylum-seekers war again. He remains deluded about the electorate's unwavering majority support for genuinely tough border security policies, not posturing. [Read entire story]

Australian Chamber Orchestra review: Egarr and the Golden Age bring life to precious past

The ACO's dynamism and the brilliance of conductor Richard Egarr resulted in a concert of strong musical forces. [Read entire story]

Politics Live: June 16, 2015

Hello. Politics returns, again, to the high seas as questions remain about whether the government paid people smugglers to turn back boats. [Read entire story]

Real estate agents caught underquoting will face stiff new penalties

Fair Trading NSW has released real estate guidelines tackling the illegal act of underquoting, with harsh legislation next to be issued. [Read entire story]

Injured Newcastle Knights star Alex McKinnon weighing up advice to sue

Alex McKinnon is weighing up legal advice to sue the Melbourne Storm and the NRL following the tackle which left the 23-year-old in a wheelchair. [Read entire story]

The biggest men’s style trends of 2015

Feel like fashion has left you behind? This five-step primer will get you up to speed. [Read entire story]

Fiona Stanley Hospital refers worried patients to GPs for blood tests

Fiona Stanley Hospital has told patients concerned about infections due to poor sterilisation practices at the troubled health centre to consult general practitioners for blood testing. [Read entire story]

10 Victorian places significant to WWI

When war was declared in August 1914, Melbourne was the capital of Australia. As a result, the city's suburbs and the state's towns are home to many sites with a deep connection to Australia's contribution to the Great [Read entire story]

Bali nine: Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan lose appeal

Bali nine organisers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have lost their last ditch legal appeal to save them from the firing squad. [Read entire story]

Indiana governor Mike Pence defends religious freedom bill

Republican Indiana Governor Mike Pence has defended the religious freedom bill that he signed last week, saying the growing outrage over the legislation stems from "a tremendous amount of misinformation and [Read entire story]

RCG confirms $200m deal to buy Accent Group

ASX-listed shoe group RCG Corp has confirmed it will pay about $200 million to buy New Zealand's Accent Group, which owns retail chain Platypus Shoes. [Read entire story]