Tony Abbott's leadershjp has suffered a series of devastating body blows, with a former cabinet minister colleague weighing a leadership tilt, Queensland state government counterparts suffering an electoral bloodbath and a disastrous new poll showing he trails 57-43 in the two party-preferred vote.
Michael Gordon Tony Abbott has a new title and it sure ain't a knighthood. He is now the Liberal Party's wrecking ball, leaving a trail of destruction across the nation.
Tom Allard As 12 more Australians face execution, the Australian Federal Police accelerates its involvement in investigations that could lead to a death penalty.
David Wroe Many experts are arguing we should rethink our departure from Afghanistan.
Linda Morris Taunted, teased and throttled until unconscious, author Neil Gaiman says victims of schoolyard bullying need to name their tormentors.
Bevan Shields and James Massola A federal Liberal National MP has refused to say whether Tony Abbott should remain Prime Minister in the clearest sign yet the Queensland election massacre will trigger open warfare inside the Coalition.
John Elder Stories are being told of the good works of Andrew Chan and his fellow Bali Nine ringleader Myuran Sukumaran.
Matthew Knott The government's plan to double the amount of prime-time ads on SBS is likely to depend on Senate crossbenchers' votes.
Aisha Dow As Melbourne’s population soars, more people will have to consider apartment living. New York’s high-rise community could have a few valuable lessons for those contemplating high-rise living.
Rose Powell In a world first, doctors at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have used computer gaming technology to help better diagnose patients suffering from a heart rhythm disease.
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