Australian navy ships rush to help those aboard capsized boat in Indian Ocean
Mr Rudd took on opposition leader Tony Abbott in a televised debate
A small piranha-like fish with a fierce reputation has been found in European waters for the first time
Kevin Rudd's draconian and controversial plan has already outraged human rights campaigners
The backs coach, who saw it all as a player across both codes, tells Chris Hewett why there is nothing to fear from a date with destiny in Wales
Numerous events will be taking place to mark International Women’s Day. In Afghanistan there will be the launch of the Herat International Women’s Film Festival, the first of its kind, which will show 30 films by and about women.
‘Asylum seeker’ washes up in mangrove swamp after trying to cross from Papua New Guinea
Read some of the best continuity blunders from MIB3, Skyfall and The Dark Knight Rises
A Frenchman who lost all his limbs has completed the latest stage of his round-the-world swimming odyssey, reaching Jordan using custom-made flippers to propel himself through the Red Sea from Egypt.
Hillary Clinton launches search after photograph appears to show fate of US pioneer's aeroplane
From a £400 Alice Temperley Filofax to a gold-nibbed Montblanc pen, Britain's stationery fetish is refusing to be erased by technology
In France, cooking a coq au vin is part of the national heritage – you just walk into your local butcher's and pop a coq in your basket. In this country, the dish doesn't translate so well – apart from anything else it isn't easy to find a cock bird. The point of using a cock bird for coq au vin is that the meat is a bit tougher, tastes better and is perfect for long, slow cooking so that the wine flavour permeates the dish.
The estimate is based on how species are classed together, using a system developed by Linnaeus in the 18th century
It is Mambo versus Mabo, and it looks like the Australian surfwear company whose T-shirts feature a cartoon Jesus and farting dogs picked the wrong fight.
We are mesmerised by the furious email sent by Carolyn Bourne to her step-son’s future wife – it sums up a great national pastime