Negotiators from the European Union and Britain hail major progress in the Brexit talks, but concede there has been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border.
Vladimir Putin's Government has been accused of chemical attacks and election meddling, but foreign policy expert Lydia Khalil tells Q&A we are not headed for "Cold War 2.0".
The country's first comprehensive dental health report card has found some pretty gross stats: 90 per cent of adults have some form of tooth decay, almost three-quarters of children eat too much sugar, and one-quarter of teens have not had a dental check-up in 12 months.
Despite the results of the Russian election being pretty much known before the votes were counted, there's still one important reason why this seemingly "fake" election should be held, writes Europe correspondent James Glenday.
Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says Russian denials of responsibility over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in England are "increasingly absurd" and "not fooling anybody".
The fate of SA's deal with Elon Musk's Tesla to supply free household battery units to 50,000 homes is unclear, with new premier Steven Marshall offering no firm view on whether his Government will continue with the scheme.