Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Despite flying close to 2,000km, these Qantas passengers were no closer to their final destination. Find out what happened.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has raised America's ongoing legal pursuit of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with US officials, again declaring "enough is enough".The 51-year-old Australian has been in London's Belmarsh prison since 2019 as he continues to fight extradition to the US where he's wanted on espionage charges.
The federal government has beefed up Australia's version of the White House's situation room to make it even more nimble when dealing with life-threatening disasters.An upgrade of the technology and logistics capabilities of the National Situation Room has been completed by the National Emergency Management Agency, in line with the 2020 recommendations made by the bushfires royal commission.
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.
The 10-month-old has spent almost one month in hospital with her mum now pushing for the toy to be banned. Find out what happened.
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.
A new group has been formed to bring police, judges, lawyers and frontline workers up to speed on NSW coercive control laws.It comes after the state became the first Australian jurisdiction to make coercive control a standalone criminal offence.
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.
Olena Zelenska has revealed Russian soldiers are 'systematically' raping civilians as the Ukrainian first lady made an emotional plea to the world.
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.
CCTV captured the incredible moment that left residents shocked. Watch the video.
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.
A former Tasmanian premier regrets not doing more to ensure the safety of children in state care, following harrowing evidence at an inquiry into sexual abuse.David Bartlett, premier from 2008-11, also questioned whether the state's troubled Ashley Youth Detention Centre should remain open.
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.
Socceroos defender Bailey Wright made his World Cup debut not knowing if his ill mother-in-law was still alive.Wright's mother-in-law died on Thursday evening (AEDT), hours after the 30-year-old made his cup debut.
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.
Laws aimed at getting wages moving are coming to a head with the government pledging to put upward pressure on pay packets as soon as possible.Trade Minister Don Farrell said workers would be in a much better position when new workplace laws pass, which would give them a chance to catch up with the rising costs of living.
The 19-year-old was last seen on October 16, but the search has come to a tragic end. Find out more.
A Melbourne TAFE will pay $33 million to aspiring commercial pilots who claimed an aviation course didn't give them the skills or knowledge they needed to be licensed.A settlement was reached between students who enrolled in the Box Hill Institute course between December 2015 and March 2020.
England's government agency responsible for responding to public health emergencies says mistakes at a testing laboratory led to misreporting of tens of thousands of positive COVID-19 cases as negative and may have resulted in the deaths of about 20 people.The United Kingdom has one of the highest coronavirus death tolls in the world, with more than 177,000 deaths since the pandemic started in 2020.