ANDREW THOMSON Grave fears also held for life of truck driver after collision sparks fire.
Clay Lucas and Benjamin Preiss Residents in Melbourne's south-east who live next to railway tracks to be elevated up to nine metres are outraged at the lack of consultation before Premier Daniel Andrews announced the $1.6 billion project.
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Kate Aubusson A leopard on the loose in a school in India has mauled six people who attempted to capture the wild animal.
Mark Kenny, Peter Martin Longstanding tax breaks for superannuation contributions and investment properties are in the frame as the Turnbull government scrambles for alternative revenue sources to fund vote-winning income tax cuts in the next election.
Kate Aubusson Locals have scrambled to rescue a family of three after their car was swallowed by a five-metre-deep sinkhole in Trujillo, Peru.
Benjamin Preiss and Josh Gordon Police and Corrections Minister Wade Noonan will take extended leave from his duties citing exposure to "unspeakable crimes and traumatic events".
Rania Spooner and AAP Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has made an emotional plea for a group of asylum seekers to be allowed to stay in Australia as demonstrations in support of those facing deportation erupted across the country.
Nicole Hasham Labor has accused the Turnbull government of being "disingenuous" by pledging $250 million for energy-efficient homes, delivered by an agency it wants to abolish.