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The mother is alleged to have given a chilling four-word response when asked where her daughter was. Find out more.
Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs have killed at least 24 people in Sudan's western Darfur region, an aid group says.It was the latest bout of intercommunal violence to rock the conflict-stricken region.
The butterflies have flown from the United States and Canada to Mexico to escape the winter cold. Source: Reuters
The body of a 20-year-old man who went missing while swimming off the Sunshine Coast has been found.Rescue crews had resumed their search for the man identified in media reports as Travis Davis of Capalaba, south of Brisbane, after he was swept away at Shelly Beach near Caloundra on Saturday afternoon.
A family has helped two teens attacked by a shark at Ocean Grove in Victoria. Sourcve: Today / Channel 9
Omicron cases are on the rise in Australia, with fears the variant is spreading in the community. Read more.
Indonesia's Semeru volcano continues to spew hot clouds of ash, days after a powerful eruption killed 15 people and left dozens more missing.The tallest mountain on the island of Java erupted dramatically on Saturday , shooting a towering column of ash into the sky that blanketed surrounding villages.
A man accidentally torched his home to the ground when he tried to smoke out a snake infestation. See the photos.
There has been a spike in the number of defence veterans seeking help in the past 12 months, triggered by the Brereton report and coalition's withdrawal from Afghanistan.The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has been told the support organisation Soldier On saw its membership swell to 7000 in the past year, an increase of 30.
The USA Power Lotto is offering Aussies the chance to win $400 million in Tuesday's draw. Find out how to enter the draw through the Lottery Office today.
Ambulance Victoria staff say it's unfair they are being terminated over failures to comply with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.More than two dozen staff have filed a case in the Fair Work Commission arguing they have been denied procedural fairness over a policy to stand down those who have not received either their first or second dose.
Thousands of Victorians were unjustly denied a COVID-19 border exemption to return home to farewell dying loved ones, attend medical appointments, care for sick family members or start jobs.That is the finding of an investigation by the Victorian ombudsman into the Department of Health's border exemption scheme, which offered residents a pathway back from COVID-stricken NSW this year.
Australians appear to have taken the emergence of the new Omicron coronavirus strain in their stride with confidence rising in the past week, and signs they are likely to spend big in the run-up to Christmas.The weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index - a pointer to future household spending - rose 1.
Victoria's chief health officer is talking up the safety of Pfizer's paediatric COVID-19 vaccine as his state and others wait final clearance for five- to 11-year-olds.The young cohort is to soon become eligible for the vaccine after it was provisionally approved by the nation's medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Instagram are now pouring money into tackling a growing problem that is costing selfie-seekers their lives. Find out more.
Jacinda Ardern has hailed her country's "astonishing" vaccination rate as New Zealand's downtick of COVID-19 cases continues and Aucklanders enjoy restored freedoms.November brought pandemic highs for New Zealand, with 15 deaths, and daily cases pushing beyond 200 for the first time.
One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral threats.In excerpts released before a speech on Monday, Professor Sarah Gilbert says the scientific advances made in fighting deadly viruses "must not be lost" because of the cost of fighting the current pandemic.
Michael Lee, Author provided How did the crocodiles survive the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs? – Éamonn, age 5, Western Australia Hi Éamonn! This is a great question, and one many scientists have asked. There are two main reasons. First, crocodiles can live for a very long time without food. Second, they lived in places that were the least affected when the asteroid hit Earth. A battle-scarred saltwater crocodile resting near the Daintree River in North Queensland. Michael Lee When the aste
You’ve found the perfect dress. You’ve tried it on before and you know it looks great. Now it’s on sale, a discount so large the store is practically giving it away. Should you buy it? For some of us it’s a no-brainer. For others it’s an ethical dilemma whenever we shop for clothes. What matters more? How the item was made or how much it costs? Is the most important information on the label or the price tag? Of the world’s industries that profit from worker exploitation, the fashion industry is
After lurching from deadline to deadline, China Evergrande Group is again on the brink of default, with pessimistic comments from the property developer raising expectations of direct state involvement and a managed debt restructuring.Having made three 11th-hour coupon payments in the past two months, Evergrande will again face the end of a 30-day grace period on Monday, with dues this time at $US82.