EVENING UPDATE

A 91-year-old Sydney doctor has been accused of being the world’s oldest drug smuggler – he claims he was duped into carrying cocaine into Australia.

 

A man has been arrested over an alleged altercation in Newcastle that sparked a search for a gunman.

 

In an Australian first, a baby boy and girl have been born using a pioneering IVF treatment to detect and eliminate genetic disorders.

 

And astronauts onboard the International Space Station have had their first taste of a lettuce, grown entirely in space.