Residents of New Zealand's capital are cleaning up after a storm rated the worst in over four decades.
Julia Hollingsworth Some wore princess gowns, others donned red, white and blue wigs, and some woke at the crack of dawn to catch a glimpse of the royals.
The placement of the car seat for Prince George while he is visiting New Zealand is causing a storm of outrage on social media, prompting soothing responses from seat provider Plunket New Zealand.
Nick Perry Wellington, New Zealand: Sometimes the object spotted in the water is a snarled fishing line. Or a buoy. Or something that might once have been the lid to an ice box.
The personal jet of filmmaker Peter Jackson is involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Battered bodies no excuse says Kevin Muscat as Melbourne Victory set out to deny Brisbane Roar the Premiers Plate in A-League
Michael Lynch They may be running on empty and travelling north with a party of banged-up players nursing injuries and tiredness, but if any club can go to Brisbane Roar with a feeling of confidence surely it is...
Peter Robb Almost completely destroyed in the 2011 earthquake, central Christchurch is - very slowly - emerging anew.
Brian Burnes A gun shop in Missouri is being sued for selling a weapon to a mentally ill woman who killed her father – despite her mother's warning.
Chris Dutton Raiders players got in touch with their feminine side for a very worthy cause last week.
Nick Perry, Wellington As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider - however improbable - is that one of them committed suicide...
Kim Hjelmgaard Water, water, everywhere and a catalog of blunders pointing to the British government. That's the view of many flood-hit residents of the Somerset Levels, where for weeks tempers have been rising...
As American Airlines passengers tilt back their seats and prepare to settle into their flights, they're probably not thinking about what's traveling through the skies under their seats in the belly...
A New Zealand man has survived being attacked by a shark: driving it off with his knife, stitching his own wound onshore and going to the pub for a beer before heading to hospital.
He died fighting a superbug that no antibiotic in the world could touch.
Hayley Dixon London: A shop worker lured a police detective's teenage daughter to his home and took pictures of himself strangling her to death, it has been revealed after he admitted her murder.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Australia and New Zealand in April next year, Kensington Palace says.
Julie-anne Davies It's difficult to know precisely when Maria Jarchow should have died but didn't. It might have been in 2000 after she was diagnosed with cancer in her spine and spent months lying in a hospital bed...
A New Zealand woman and her male British partner have been killed in Libya.
Relief agencies were sending aid to Tonga on Monday amid reports of extensive damage after a strong cyclone hit the archipelago at the weekend.
Mainly associated with conflict resolution, foreign assistance and cozy Scandinavian prosperity, Norway makes an odd target for China's ire.