Some things, like the dangers of smoking, are a given. Others, like the benefits of coffee, less so. But a new app that calculates the risks of everyday activities may provide a scientific guide to daily life.
England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow launches an impassioned defence of under-fire off-spinner Moeen Ali ahead of Thursday's final Ashes Test, amid calls for him to be replaced by rookie Mason Crane.
Samantha Stosur is upbeat despite a straight sets loss to seventh seed Anastasija Sevastova, which is the fourth time she's exited Brisbane in the first round.
Police praise the behaviour of partygoers around the country who gathered to ring in 2018, with celebrations in Sydney hailed as a success after more than 1 million people descended on the Harbour foreshore for a fireworks extravaganza.
Transport safety investigators begin work to recover the wreckage of a seaplane lying 13 metres below the surface of the Hawksbury River in New South Wales, after six people were killed when it crashed yesterday.
As football in Australia enters a troubled new year, the A-League's vanishing profile is giving the game a major headache, writes Richard Hinds.
Size does matter, but when it comes to a comparison of China's economy with that of, say, Australia or Japan, it really comes down to what can do with it.
Australians might elect a president of the wrong "calibre", the Keating Government was warned during the republic debate, according to newly released Cabinet documents from 1994 and 1995.
Millions of people around the world are preparing to usher in 2018 with New York City's Times Square bracing for what could be the coldest New Year's Eve ball drop on record.
Adelaide Strikers skittle the Heat for just 91, to seal a thumping 56-run Big Bash win at Adelaide Oval.