JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Robbers equipped with ropes, hammers and chisels broke into a strong-room at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium after a Justin Bieber concert and made off with 3 million rand ...May 14, 2013, 12:22 am
By Catherine Hornby
ROME (Reuters) - The thought of eating beetles, caterpillars and ants may give you the creeps, but the authors of a U.N. report published on Monday said the health b...
By Dorene Internicola
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baby boomers, the generation that vowed to stay forever young, are getting older, designing senior-friendly gyms and becoming their own person...
By Junko Fujita
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's popular standing restaurants, where patrons eat food by former Michelin restaurant chefs for a fraction of the cost at a seated-restaurant, are...
Twelve houses have been destroyed and 15 damaged by a wall of ice that erupted from a lake in Canada.May 13, 2013, 9:18 am
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu is changing his mid-air sleeping arrangements after a public flap over a $127,000 custom-built bedroom for the Israeli prime minister and his wife on a flight ...May 12, 2013, 10:14 pm
By Alex Dobuzinskis
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sophia tops the list of names for American baby girls for the second year in a row, while King and Messiah are becoming increasingly popular ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have begun investigating reports that Zhang Yimou, one of China's best-known movie directors, has seven children in violation of strict family planning rules, w...May 9, 2013, 10:47 am
The 25-year-old has survived illnesses including a broken neck, heart attacks, pneumonia and cancer.May 9, 2013, 10:44 am
"It wasn't a bad effort, but when you've been sentenced to 60 years there are going to be a few people looking for you," an onlooker said.May 9, 2013, 10:31 am
By Jim Forsyth
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A Texas judge on Wednesday ruled that the "Bible banners" waved by cheerleaders during football games in a small school district are constitutiona...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona climber has been found dead, dangling from a rope on a cliff face south of Tucson, after apparently being stung to death by bees, police said on Wednesday.
By Jonathan Stempel
OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc invests in dozens of businesses, and a new book tries to explain it all to young readers, from A ...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese division of lingerie maker Triumph International unveiled on Wednesday an "Abenomics" bra, a special edition it says offers a "growth strategy" and a potential lift towa...May 8, 2013, 1:57 pm
A monkey has been mauled by a bear after a disturbing circus stunt went wrong.May 8, 2013, 10:25 am
A woman addicted to plastic surgery injected cooking oil into her face after doctors refused to do any more procedures on her, according to a British newspaper.May 8, 2013, 10:15 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's weak economy has taken its toll on the nation's poshest greengrocer with Prince Charles forced to close his organic vegetable store, citing falling trade and rising prices...May 8, 2013, 1:16 am
Australia and the US will merge to form one super nation called Ameristralia.May 7, 2013, 2:12 pm
By Deborah Zabarenko
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 70-million-year-old dinosaur skeleton from the Gobi Desert that was smuggled to the United States in pieces and auctioned for more than $1 ...
Vultures have eaten a tourist in the Pyrenees before emergency services were able to reach her.May 6, 2013, 8:30 am
Do you have a story for us to investigate?
'The West Australian' is a trademark of West Australian Newspapers Limited 2013.
All rights reserved.
Select your state to see news for your area.