A boy has been born in Hunan, China with 31 fingers and toes, a condition known as polydactylism.
Latika Bourke The Australian-British child-recovery agent Adam Whittington has hit out at Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's "double standards" over his ongoing detention in Lebanon compared to the Channel Nine crew who were the subject of high-level diplomatic talks until their freedom more than a week ago.
Amrit Dhillon Nihal Bitla was born with a rare genetic disorder. On Tuesday he passed away, after a life spent raising awareness of his peculiar plight.
Nick Miller For a while, the campaign to find a successor for blond faux-buffoon Boris Johnson as London mayor looked to be one of the duller events of a busy British political spring.
David Wroe The most senior Australian fighting with Islamic State, Neil Prakash, has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq.
Lia Timson Mark Zuckerberg has entered unlikely political territory, calling on Brazilians to put pressure on the already embattled government to ensure citizens' democratic rights are upheld.
Benjamin Soloway Pauper shoplifting cheese and sausage from a supermarket did so from economic necessity and committed no crime, court rules.
Jewel Topsfield A 14-year-old student was allegedly dragged into a forest and brutally gang raped and murdered by 14 males. It's one of a number of cases in Indonesia this year.
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa An Australian man accused the media of lying after he was jailed for 16 months over an assault at Bali's most notorious nightclub.
Philip Wen The national peak body representing the legal profession in Australia has urged the federal government not to ratify an extradition treaty with China.
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