After the success of her memoir Eat, Pray, Love, author Elizabeth Gilbert appeared to have life sorted. But she didn't have the storybook ending.
I may have only five years left to live, but knowing that I can now choose a gentle death has calmed the fear and anxiety I have lived with for so long, writes Nia Sims.
The intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived tragedy and multiple marriages to reign in the 1970s and '80s as a designer fashion pioneer.
Australia's country music industry pays tribute to renowned producer and musician Glen Hannah, who will be farewelled at a private funeral today.
Indian authorities have a window of 10 to 15 days to retrieve the bodies of five climbers from the Indian Himalayas before monsoon season hits the area, which could delay efforts by at least two months.
When Jane Sinclair's mother died two years ago she organised a basic cremation through a funeral provider. She was charged $5,000, most of which was a "professional service fee".
Gold Coast's Mayor proposes exhuming bodies from overcrowded cemeteries to then rebury them stacked on top each other — the current policy of new burial plot purchases.
Nepali authorities warn that climbers have died after being caught in a jam near the summit of Mount Everest as the death toll in the last week exceeds the entire total of fatalities in 2018.
A carer for a teenager with severe disabilities who choked to death on a latex glove rejects a suggestion from the girl's mother that respite facility staff knew the child needed to be supervised while unrestrained.
In Bob Hawke — 23rd prime minster, true moderniser and Labor giant — Australia found a political leader the likes of which we'd never seen before.