A toddler who was twice run over by vans and then ignored by passers-by on a busy market street in southern China has died a week after the accident and after days of bitter soul-searching in the country.October 21, 2011, 10:12 am
The little Chinese girl hit by two vans and then left for dead on the side of the road is in a coma in hospital as outrage grows over her treatment and passersby who ignored her plead their case.October 19, 2011, 7:09 am
Actor Zachary Quinto, known for portraying Spock in the 2009 blockbuster film Star Trek, has publicly come out as a gay man.October 17, 2011, 10:30 am
UPDATE: 1.30PM A number of buildings in Kuta have been damaged after a strong earthquake struck off Bali, causing panic in tourist areas as people fled from their homes and hotels.October 13, 2011, 11:46 am
Rolf Harris has broken down in tears during a TV interview as he opened up about his battle with depression and his troubled personal life.October 10, 2011, 10:28 am
A 14-year-old Australian boy arrested in Bali has told police he was coerced into buying drugs from a dealer who approached him, his lawyer says.October 9, 2011, 10:07 am
Women at the massage salon visited by a 14-year-old Australian boy arrested over drug allegations in Bali have told how four men waited for the teenager before swooping on him.October 8, 2011, 3:02 pm
Apple visionary Steve Jobs has died from cancer aged 56, a premature end for a man who revolutionised modern culture and transformed everyday technology through inventions such as the iPad and iPhone.October 6, 2011, 7:41 am
Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski says he has regretted having sex with a teenage girl in 1977 ever since, in his first interview since spending months in a Swiss prison over the sensational case.October 3, 2011, 6:28 am
An American boy with lesbian parents is taking hormone blocking treatment to stop him going through puberty as a boy as part of his quest to become a girl.September 30, 2011, 8:06 am
A British woman died of liver failure caused by paracetamol overdose after creating her own cocktail of the painkiller washed down with cough medicine and Lemsip, an inquest has been told.September 29, 2011, 7:28 am
When the SS Gairsoppa was torpedoed by a German U-boat, it took its huge silver cargo to a watery grave.September 27, 2011, 8:26 am
Dogs of all shapes and sizes have shown off their surfing prowess and fashion sense in Calfornia.September 26, 2011, 10:27 am
A woman horribly disfigured when her husband shot her in the face at point-blank range has made a brave public appearance to talk about her extraordinary recovery and her continuing fight to live a normal life.September 26, 2011, 8:01 am
The BBC has dropped the terms Anno Domini and Before Christ, sparking accusations of political correctness.September 26, 2011, 7:28 am
Time lapse footage of earth shot from the International Space Station has captured cities and storm fronts at their most peaceful.September 20, 2011, 9:35 am
Interpol has been called in to investigate the bizarre case of a teenager who appeared in Berlin claiming to have lived for five years in a forest with his now dead father.September 19, 2011, 7:48 am
In a classic case of supply and demand, the world's largest sperm bank is no longer taking donation from redheads.September 19, 2011, 7:35 am
Spanish authorities say a $16,500 diamond was found in a thief’s stomach after he was taken to a hospital for an X-ray.September 15, 2011, 8:28 am
British woman Pauline Allen has shed an extraordinary 120kg but her weight-loss feat has left her lamenting the fact that she can't find a man.September 15, 2011, 8:21 am
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