A Sydney underworld figure gunned down at a suburban shopping centre was the subject of at least one extortion investigation and a murder probe.
Deborah Snow Scott Morrison once planned to make Malcolm Turnbull the NSW state Liberal leader
Andrew Hornery Every weekend, at his Italian grocery warehouse, Stefano de Blasi sells fresh mozzarella he makes himself. Word has got out via Twitter and he's moving about 50 kilograms of tender white curd every Saturday and Sunday.
Beau Donelly More than half the men convicted of killing their partners in the past decade had a history of perpetrating family violence and in many cases exhibited "red flags" they were capable of lethal violence, according to new research.
Louise Hall A Sudanese refugee who was convicted of the stabbing murder of an innocent bystander following a fight between two groups in Sydney's west has been acquitted after spending more than six years behind bars.
Jacob Saulwick Malcolm Turnbull's attempt to make a virtue out of promising relatively little immediate funding for transport and infrastructure projects has been met with a mixed reception by planning experts.
Bianca Hall Australia has sent at least two refugee women for pregnancy terminations at Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, it was revealed on Friday.
Francesca Wallace They are the SMH Half Marathon team who have raised more than a million dollars since 2007. Now in their tenth year, Running for Premature Babies want to go one step further.
Mark Kenny If you wanted a window into the peculiar chemistry of Coalition politics, this marriage of convenience between liberal free marketeers and nostalgic agrarian socialists, this was it.
Mark Dapin Last year, when Shen Narayanasamy became the public face of the push to persuade investors to withdraw their money from immigration-detention-centre contractor Transfield Services, she was described in the press as a "Melbourne mum". But 34-year-old Narayanasamy, a founder of No Business in Abuse (NBIA) and the more recent Let Them Stay campaign, has been fighting political battles since 1998, when she helped organise a high-school walkout against Pauline Hanson.
The more the merrier when it comes to tourists in Leura, say one group of business owners.