Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud-Beitenu list has won a narrow majority in the national election, but was weakened by an unexpectedly strong showing by the centrist Yesh Atid, according to exit polls.January 23, 2013, 6:31 am
A 19-year-old student who put himself to bed with a cold, woke up the next day to find he had lost the power in his legs and by the end of the day, he had lost all movement from the neck down.January 23, 2013, 8:03 am
HOBART, Australia (AFP) - A French sailor adrift for three days in the remote Southern Ocean stepped onto dry land Tuesday, hailing his second chance at life and feeling fragile but his features lit with gratitude.January 23, 2013, 5:57 am
A former teacher in America charged with having sex with a student has avoided jail by marrying him.January 21, 2013, 12:13 pm
Australia and the UK have held preliminary talks about the future of both nations’ frigates and how the two countries may work together to best utilise their defence budgets.January 17, 2013, 3:38 pm
America's airline regulator has grounded all US registered 787 Dreamliner aircraft after a series of mid-air incidents and Japanese airlines decision to ground their fleets.January 17, 2013, 8:18 am
Japan's ANA and JAL airlines are to ground its entire fleet of 17 Dreamliners, state broadcaster NHK reports after a 787 made an emergency landing in western Japan, the latest in a series of incidents.January 16, 2013, 10:33 am
British supermarkets are selling beefburgers containing horse meat, according to a British news website.January 16, 2013, 7:53 am
A tourist in South African suffered a collapsed lung and broken ribs after being attacked by a rhino - moments after she stopped for a picture in a nature park.January 16, 2013, 7:51 am
A second worker has died following an explosion last November at a Chinese lithium plant owned by WA-based miner Galaxy Resources.January 15, 2013, 3:42 pm
It could be a case of great white shark 1, crocodile nil.January 14, 2013, 7:52 am
A BBC television journalist is fighting cancer for the third time, revealing in a weekend blog that doctors had delivered the news on Christmas Eve.January 14, 2013, 7:08 am
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says the international community should consider arming Syrian rebels in a bid to end its bloody civil war.January 14, 2013, 2:21 am
"Anything you want, you can get here on the island, especially at Rudy's".January 11, 2013, 8:01 am
A Chilean man has been electrocuted after climbing an electricity pylon while affected by drugs.January 10, 2013, 7:52 am
A Canadian woman who befriended Liam Davies the week before his death has revealed how she was treated for suspected methanol poisoning after drinking with the Perth roof carpenter.January 10, 2013, 5:02 am
An Australian tourist is missing after getting into trouble while swimming downstream from a dam on New Zealand’s North Island.January 9, 2013, 4:11 pm
A Chinese father frustrated that his unemployed son was addicted to gaming hired online hitmen to kill his son's avatar every time it appeared.January 9, 2013, 8:09 am
"Do you want to try it?" Wayan Sudiarta taunts, offering a muddy water bottle full of liquid he's just poured from a rusty tin drum in his backyard.January 7, 2013, 11:51 am
British experts say they have restored the site of blind mice by injecting light-sensing cells into their eyes.January 7, 2013, 8:01 am
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