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Latest London attacker was known terrorist

Nine years before Usman Khan killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge, he was overheard by British security services discussing how to use an al Qaeda manual he had memorised to build a pipe bomb.

London Bridge attacker's terror conviction

The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences, prompting recriminations ahead of an election.

Top Iraq cleric slams protest deaths

Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric has condemned attacks on protesters and urged lawmakers to reconsider their support for the government, an apparent suggestion they seek a change of leadership to stem spiralling violence in the war-weary country.

Murderer had co-accused women under spell

Two vulnerable women under the spell of a violent and manipulative killer helped him plot the bloody murder of one of their ex-husbands, a Queensland court has heard.

Brisbane cold case from 1972 back in focus

The sisters of missing Brisbane woman Gaye Baker, who was last seen alive in 1972, have joined police in calling for information linked to one of Queensland's longest unsolved cases.