Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its north-eastern coast today, unleashing a four metre tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicentre. There were reports of injuries in Tokyo.March 11, 2011, 2:15 pm
The US has placed the West Coast and Hawaii on tsunami watch following a major earthquake off the coast of Japan, urging residents to stay tuned for more information.March 11, 2011, 3:40 pm
British engineers have unveiled a revolutionary 'spaceplane' that can take off from an ordinary airport runway and carry tourists and which could operating within a decade.March 11, 2011, 7:14 am
It's the battle of the IQs and a youngster from Britain has come out on top.March 11, 2011, 6:54 am
Social networking site Facebook has blocked a cancer survivor's page because she published a picture of her reconstructed breasts after surgery.March 9, 2011, 6:47 am
John McCain has used a joint press conference with Julia Gillard to again advocate military action against Muammar Gaddafi's regime in Libya.March 9, 2011, 4:43 am
New video has surfaced from the September 11, 2001, attacks from a police helicopter hovering near the burning World Trade Center towers in the hope of rescuing survivors from the rooftops, only to find no one there as the buildings topple and smoulder.March 8, 2011, 10:28 am
A 23-year-old Philadelphia man has been charged with the murder of his twin brother, mother and father after allegedly stabbing them to death with an 18 inch dagger.March 8, 2011, 9:23 am
A Romanian woman has revealed how she became the world’s youngest grandmother at the age of 23.March 8, 2011, 8:45 am
A WA oil worker has told how he fled Libya in a secret emergency evacuation organised by the British SAS.March 8, 2011, 2:15 am
Princess Diana's 18-year-old niece has appeared in court accused of assaulting a man on crutches at a McDonalds fast food drive through.March 4, 2011, 9:21 am
In a re-run of the dramatic Skylab crash landing of more than 30 years ago, scientists are monitoring a German satellite expected to re-enter Earth's atmosphere and possibly crash land.March 2, 2011, 7:17 am
The UN refugee agency and an international migrant group issued an urgent appeal for the mass evacuation of tens of thousands of people fleeing into Tunisia from strife-torn Libya.March 2, 2011, 6:33 am
A Mini-Me version of the Mini will be a highlight of Geneva's motor show, which today will reveal more than 30 new cars for the first time.March 1, 2011, 6:15 am
Government officials in Britain have discovered chimpanzee meat being sold in restaurants and markets stalls, part of a lucrative black market trade that is flourishing through Europe.February 28, 2011, 7:08 am
As the Christchurch rescue efforts moved into recovery mode, the devastated city was at risk of an outbreak of disease because of a breakdown in the supply of essential services.February 26, 2011, 2:45 am
A Perth woman and her friend have told how they cheated almost certain death after changing their minds about a visit to a bookshop just before the Christchurch earthquake.February 26, 2011, 2:43 am
The scale of the disaster which has struck Christchurch has emerged in graphic and tragic form.February 25, 2011, 3:05 am
A long-term Australian resident of New Zealand origin appears to have died in the Christchurch earthquake, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said this morning.February 23, 2011, 5:17 am
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