Plummeting university admission standards have been confirmed by new government data and one degree stands out as most concerning.
David Wroe An Australian man has reportedly been killed fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria.
Georgina Mitchell A man will face court after he allegedly sent racist and offensive messages to senator Nova Peris on Facebook.
Mark Kenny Chief political correspondent A new type of debate is needed. Happily, its elements are already emerging.
Louise Thrower and Brittany Murphy An officer was sprayed with human faeces during an alleged assault and another outbreak of violence at Goulburn jail last week.
Michaela Whitbourn Barrister for alleged insider trader Oliver Curtis has urged Supreme Court jury to reject the Crown case on the basis it doesn't "make sense".
Megan Levy, Lucy Cormack A burst water main has sent a torrent of water through the streets of Petersham in Sydney's inner west, flooding a number of cars and forcing police to close roads.
Lucy Cormack, Robert Crawford A two-year-old boy is in hospital after he was attacked by a dog on the NSW South Coast.
Jacob Saulwick A $15m bonus aimed at enticing councils to merge will have to be spent before the new councils are elected.
Anna Patty As a refugee from Syria looking for work in Australia, Nirary Dacho is neither illiterate nor innumerate. Armed with two university degrees his only barrier to finding a job was his lack of local work experience.
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Juice bar forced to move after huge rent increase
IDAHOT community event in Blue Mountains