A polar bear eats a pumpkin.
A witness says students were caught checking smartphones during the exam.
To set foot in a real estate expo in China is to run a frantic gauntlet of sales staff thrusting glossy pamphlets into every open hand they can find.
Dutch PM says the site is 'complex and chaotic' after remains were found where aircraft parts had been on fire after the crash.
Rolf Harris has been denied permission to appeal his indecent assault convictions.
The capture of a prisoner wearing a "nappy'' bomb and a suicide capsule in his belly button has revealed much about the operations of the so-called Islamic State. Paul McGeough spoke to him this week.
More than 3000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, but still they come, in unprecedented numbers. It's an unfolding tragedy that everyone agrees must be stopped - but there is an increasingly bitter divide over how.
The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
The wife of an American investment banker says her cocaine-addicted husband made her have a foursome with one of his clients and his partner to help him secure a business deal.
The New Zealand public will have a little over a year to decide whether to change the country's flag.
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