Four men have been charged over an alleged meth smuggling ring operating across Victoria and NSW.
UK police have charged three men with offences over an alleged British-linked terrorism plot.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Jakarta bus station attacks that left at least three policemen dead and 12 others wounded.
Ex-State of Origin backrower Gavin Cooper has re-signed with North Queensland for another two NRL seasons.
Queensland have urged Anthony Milford to take a back seat in the star-studded Maroons team in a bid to ease pressure on the rookie five-eighth ahead of Wednesday's Stator of Origin opener.
He may be stepping into the big shoes left by Greg Inglis but Will Chambers hopes to emulate another Queensland great in Wednesday's State of Origin series opener.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to "make clear" to US President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their countries has to remain secure after leaks to US media about the Manchester attack.
A drug boss who skipped a Brisbane court sentencing last year has been extradited to Queensland after being nabbed interstate.
The thought of injury derailing his State of Origin swansong is devastating but Johnathan Thurston is adamant it won't prompt him to play on in the representative arena next season.
A prison northwest of Sydney will remain government-run with the awarding of an open tender to the state's Corrective Services department which had been forced to bid against commercial providers.