National News

Black widow killing scheme insurance scam

Police in El Salvador have arrested the alleged ringleader of a "black widow" killing scheme that forced women into arranged marriages and made them collect insurance policies on their husbands.

Human trafficking raids across Africa

Nearly 500 victims of human trafficking have been freed and 40 suspects arrested in an Interpol operation involving raids across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal.

Samoa accept England donation decision

Samoa captain Chris Vui has accepted the decision of England's stars not to donate a portion of their STG40,000 match fee to the Pacific Islanders by insisting it is not...

Benefits in moderate coffee drinking

Medical scholars who analysed more than 200 studies say moderate coffee drinking is not harmful to people's health and could help to prevent heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

Xenophon calls for palm oil labelling

Former senator Nick Xenophon has called for Australian food regulators to take urgent steps toward mandatory palm oil labelling in Australia.

Another lung disease making comeback

Young tradesman frequently exposed to dusts generated from stone products, commonly used in kitchen and bathroom benchtops, are being warned they may be at risk of another lung disease making...