Scientists have discovered a new class of drugs which harness the body's immune system to dramatically shrink tumours in cancer patients.
Politicians have paid tribute to former Victorian premier Joan Kirner, after she died of cancer.
French officials have started removing some one million love locks from bridges across Paris.
A dog trainer and her four-legged friend have taken out top honours and a huge cash prize in Britain's Got Talent.
RAW: This video shows why you should never underestimate the power of a Bhut jolokia, aka the ghost pepper.
The average age for first-time mothers in Australia has risen to 30, as many women establish careers and travel before settling down.
A woman in New Zealand has had an unexpected but special visit from a baby seal.
Scores of people have been killed after barrel bombs were dropped in Syria's north.
It's the silent killer that takes more than 20,000 Aussie lives every year, but a new report has revealed most people have no idea they have a kidney disease, until it's too late. Dr Andrew Rochford reports.
The Great Barrier Reef has been avoided being added to the World Heritage "in danger" list – for now. Eammon Atkinson reports.