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Aust sailor jailed for honeymoon death

An Australian man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea has been sentenced to eight years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.

Bid to delay Assange hearing rejected

A Swedish court has rejected efforts to postpone a hearing relating to Julian Assange, a lawyer for the WikiLeaks founder says.

Aust navy pilots struck by lasers: report

A witness says Australian navy helicopter pilots were hit by lasers while exercising in the South China Sea, forcing them to land as a precaution.

One killed, dozens hurt by Ohio tornadoes

Tornadoes have pulverised western Ohio, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snow ploughs to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said.

London attacker ‘energised’ with preacher

The ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack was “like a lion out of a cage” in the company of convicted Islamic State supporter Anjem Choudary, an inquest has heard.

Canadian sold phones to Aust gangs: court

Vincent Ramos, the Canadian head of an encrypted phone company that sold its devices to Australian criminal gangs and Mexican drug cartels, has been sentenced to nine years’ prison in the US.