Brisbane Catholic schools write to parents in a bid to reassure them they won't be hit by a massive fee increase next year as a result of the Federal Government's proposed school funding model.
Angela Merkel's spokesman says Berlin is still committed to strengthening trans-Atlantic relations, after the German leader shocked many by suggesting Europe can no longer entirely rely on the United States.
At 2:03am on December 16, 2014, six hostages escaped the Lindt Cafe. Minutes later, two people were dead and one fatally injured. This Four Corners video features the final minutes of the Sydney siege.
An Oakden nursing home patient who died after suffering head and neck injuries had been attacked twice before by the same dementia patient, an Adelaide coroner hears.
Oliver Stone spent hours interviewing Russian President Vladimir Putin for a TV documentary. And the veteran movie director says the West has got him wrong.
The mass escape of hostages in the final minutes of the Lindt Cafe siege was a "cataclysmic shift" that incited gunman Man Haron Monis to kill, the police psychiatrist who advised negotiators says.