Indonesian police have arrested three people suspected of being linked to twin suicide bombings in Jakarta, as Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed three police officers and wounded 12 others.
A NSW childcare director who bought a pool, expensive car and house with $3.6 million worth of fraudulently obtained federal government payments has been sentenced to at least four years in jail.
A seven-digit payout will help ease the pain of a Hobart grandmother who lost two fingers in a murderous shootout.
A body found in a stormwater drain in central Queensland has been identified as male, police say.
Four men have been charged over an alleged meth smuggling ring operating across Victoria and NSW.
UK police have charged three men with offences over an alleged British-linked terrorism plot.
Ex-State of Origin backrower Gavin Cooper has re-signed with North Queensland for another two NRL seasons.
Queensland have urged Anthony Milford to take a back seat in the star-studded Maroons team in a bid to ease pressure on the rookie five-eighth ahead of Wednesday's Stator of Origin opener.
He may be stepping into the big shoes left by Greg Inglis but Will Chambers hopes to emulate another Queensland great in Wednesday's State of Origin series opener.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to "make clear" to US President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their countries has to remain secure after leaks to US media about the Manchester attack.