- Anna Meares wins third straight gold medal in 500m TT
Australia has won two gold medals on the track in Glasgow, highlighted by Anna Meares's win in the 500m time-trial.
- Micro dairy brings boutique milk to Melbourne's cafes
In a back street in the inner city Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, a small dairy has quietly opened its doors.
Saint David Dairy, named after the street in which it is located, started a year ago with no customers and a dream to bottle milk the old-fashioned way.
Today, it has over 100 customers - mostly the inner city cafes frequented by hipsters and coffee snobs.
- MH17 victims' families likely to be eligible for compensation
The families of those killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 should be eligible for compensation from the Federal Government under its new Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment Act.
- Ex-detective threatened Hodson with gun, inquest hears
An inquest has heard slain Victorian police informer Terence Hodson was threatened with a gun by former detective, Paul Dale.
Hodson and his wife Christine were shot dead in their Kew home in Melbourne's inner-east, in 2004.
Their son Andrew appeared at their inquest late today, where his police statements were read out.
- Air Algerie plane crashes with 110 passengers on board, officials say
An Air Algerie flight has crashed en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, almost half of them French citizens, officials say.
An Algerian official told Reuters the plane had crashed en route to Algiers, but declined to give details of where the plane was or what caused the accident.
Burkino Faso's transport minister Jean Bertin Ouedrago said the aircraft asked to change route at 1:38am GMT(11:38am AEST) on Thursday because of a storm in the area.
An Air Algerie representative in Burkina Faso, Kara Terki, told a news conference that all the passengers on the plane were in transit, either for Europe, the Middle East or Canada.
- Euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke still fighting old foes
Dr Philip Nitschke, the face of assisted suicide in Australia, is a controversial and divisive figure whose methods have fallen foul of the Australian Medical Association (AMA).