The Spanish government says it had received a letter bomb addressed to Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, although the authorities could not confirm whether the delivery was linked to other suspicious packages sent to other official locations.The letter bomb was received on November 24 and had been rendered harmless, the Interior Ministry said.
Shutterstock What would happen if all animals on Earth were herbivores? – Molly, age 9, Melbourne Thanks for the great question, Molly! We hear a lot about how humans eating meat is bad for the planet. That’s because making room for the animals that produce meat leaves less space for us to farm plants, and less natural habitat for wildlife. And when all those farm animals burp, it releases methane into the atmosphere and contributes to climate change. So it’s natural to wonder if all animals, in
The top two Republicans in the US Congress have broken their silence about former president Donald Trump's dinner last week with white supremacist Nick Fuentes, saying the Republican Party has no place for anti-Semitism or white supremacy.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy, who might become Speaker of the US House of Representatives when Republicans take control in January, had not commented previously on the November 22 meeting.
Five people have been taken to hospital after a cruise ship with an outbreak of COVID-19 on board arrived in Melbourne.A woman in her 80s, a woman and man in their 60s and another patient were all taken to hospital in a stable condition.
A Queensland man is seething after a postie was filmed throwing his parcel. See what Australia Post had to say.
Changes to workplace laws and the introduction of multi-employer bargaining have cleared their last major hurdle and are set to become law by Christmas.The Senate passed the new laws on Thursday with the support of the Greens and independent senator David Pocock and are set to be ticked off by the government-controlled lower house.
A visit by a British parliamentary committee to Taiwan is a "flagrant violation" of the one-China principle and a "gross interference" in China's internal affairs, a spokesperson for the Chinese embassy in the United Kingdom says.China claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory.
Despite flying close to 2,000km, these Qantas passengers were no closer to their final destination. Find out what happened.
Taking Sydney's $5 billion second harbour tunnel underground will deliver economic and environmental benefits, the NSW government says.The decision to burrow the Western Harbour Tunnel under the sea floor, rather than dropping the tunnel onto it, was revealed on Thursday.
A man who fatally dropped a six-month-old baby on its head could have been an NRL star before he started taking the drug ice, his stepfather has told a NSW court.George Cox says his stepson Jie Smith had been a quiet, promising young footballer in Gunnedah before moving to Newcastle to try out for the Knights.
Doctors have sounded the alarm on "heartbreaking" rates of Indigenous kids dying by suicide and being thrown behind bars.The latest Closing the Gap report on bridging Indigenous disadvantage shows several targets are on track but adult incarceration rates, death by suicide and children in out-of-home care are getting worse.
Climate and regional security will be discussed at a meeting between Foreign Minister Penny Wong and her New Zealand counterpart Nanaia Mahuta.The talks will take place in Canberra on Friday, following the first ministerial consultation between the pair in Wellington earlier this year.
News Corp co-chair Lachlan Murdoch is set to appear at his high-profile defamation case against the publisher of Australian independent newspaper Crikey.Barrister Sue Chrysanthou SC says her client, who claims Crikey defamed him, damaged his reputation and hurt his feelings, will testify in the Federal Court during next year's hearing.
A new theory has emerged as investigations continue into the murder of four university students. Read more here.
Three stowaways are lucky to be alive after hanging on to an oil tanker's rudder for 11 days at sea. Find out what happened.
One of 10 men charged over a bikie gang defector's murder has faced court for a string of other offences.On remand after Shane Bowden's 2020 shooting death, Fidel Gunes on Thursday received a jail term in Brisbane District Court for a total of 18 charges.
Special forces groups want the government to direct Australia's defence chief to hold off on stripping the nation's elite troops of their medals until Afghanistan war crimes allegations are proven.In a joint statement on Thursday, the Australian Special Air Services Association, Commando Association and the RSL said no one should face action until the legal proceedings are complete, citing the right of the accused to the presumption of innocence.
CCTV captured the incredible moment that left residents shocked. Watch the video.
A Victorian woman killed by her partner was wrongfully accused of perpetrating family violence against him, an inquest has been told.Alicia Maree Little, 41, died in December 2017 after her partner Charles McKenzie Ross Evans ran her down with his car at a property in Kyneton, north of Melbourne.
Olena Zelenska has revealed Russian soldiers are 'systematically' raping civilians as the Ukrainian first lady made an emotional plea to the world.