Australia

MH370 search called off

Malaysia Airlines MH370 pictured during an earlier flight.

Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines plane might never be found.

Australia Day billboard blasted over hijabs

Promoting an Australia Day event next week, the advert also features Victoria's official government and Australia Day ...

It's promoting an Australia Day event, but debate is raging as to why two young girls wearing hijabs feature.

Gerard Ross murder: New info

Gerard Ross left his holiday home with the intention of visiting a comic book store. He never returned.

He left his holiday home to visit a comic book store, but never returned. Twenty years on "several new persons of interest" have emerged, police say.

"Lucky to be alive" after Roo attack

Debbie Urquhart, underwent emergency surgery, after a kangaroo attacked her while out jogging.

Australian Debbie Urquhart was out jogging, then a kangaroo appeared, pushed her to the floor and began clawing her.

Australia's most dangerous animal

The bee looks innocuous - but it can be deadly.

Snakes? Spiders? Jellyfish? Nope. None of these are Australia's most dangerous creature.

Langdon custody battle intensifies video

Que Langdon in Australia on Sunday.

After runaway yacht saga, Alan Langdon is asking an Australian court for custody of his daughter, Que.

Pizza shop sick note amuses

Gaslight Pizza customers seemed to understand when owner Blake Pendlebury couldn't open after a big win at the races.

Pizza shop owner wins some new fans with note explaining why store isn't opening.

Killer filmed destroying evidence

After police started asking questions about what types of shoes Robert Xie owned, a camera hidden inside Xie's house ...

Robert Xie keeps staring at shoe box - the thing that may link him to five murders.

Apology at last for dingo saga?

Michael and Lindy Chamberlain arriving at court in Darwin in the 1980s.

Days after Michael Chamberlain died, his long fight for an apology over baby Azaria's death gains traction.

Mum admits murdering children

Bol and twins Madit and Hanger all died.

Akon Guode's pre-trial hearing has witnessed sensational claims of witchcraft, drug taking and ten minutes of wailing from the accused.

Police: 'No gay hate crime'

Kiwi man Joth Wilson was found under a bridge with serious injuries on New Year's Eve in Queensland, Australia.

Australian police find no evidence a Kiwi man found injured under a bridge was the victim of a gay hate crime.

Baby Azaria's dad farewelled video

Michael Chamberlain pictured in 2014.

Kiwi Michael Chamberlain, who fought to prove a dingo killed his daughter, will be laid to rest in Australia.

Car hurtles at youths after brawl

They had been heading home from a late-night party. Now, they were leaping out of the way of a speeding hatchback.

"Bro, he's trying to hit you" the man said to his friend as the hatchback sped towards them.

Your money or your chihuahua

Police allege the couple stole a car with a pet chihuahua inside and demanded money for its safe return.

Police hunt pair after cash allegedly demanded for return of car - and dog inside.

Japan caught slaughtering whales

Japan's giant abattoir ship Nisshin Maru with a minke whale on the deck.

Defying an international court ruling, whalers are filmed carrying out a bloody slaughter.

Toddler scales pool fence in seconds video

Brodie Atkinson reaches the top of the fence in just 21 seconds.

Think that fence will keep youngsters safe? Mum shows just how quick kids can climb up.

She married a life prisoner

The couple can only meet in the prison visitation room and are not allowed to be alone together.

They met online, fell in love and got married...in prison. Now she's fighting to free him.

Billionaire's bizarre FB rant

Clive Palmer claims council officers entered his property, killing livestock and 'endangering human life'.

Aussie businessman Clive Palmer levels a sinister accusation at his local council.

Surfer survives night at sea

The man holds on to a life ring as he is pulled onto the MSC Damla.

He spent 16 hours floating in the dark waters until a cargo ship spotted him bobbing in the water.

First solo flight of the Tasman

Guy Menzies' aircraft upside down in a swamp at Harihari, on the West Coast.

In 1931 a daring Australian crash-landed in New Zealand. Brad Flahive reports on the first solo crossing of the Tasman.

Odd creatures emerge in flood

This tiny creature is a shield shrimp. Wildlife enthusiast Nick Morgan found it near Alice Springs and sent this ...

Flooding in Australia's red centre has caused mysterious tiny shrimp lying dormant in the desert to hatch in their thousands.

Jogger's golden interview answer video

Erica O'Donnell's answer has delighted the internet.

A nervous Aussie woman has given possibly one of the best answers in a TV interview ever.

Australia: TPP not dead

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is due to meet Japanese leader Shinzo Abe.

Australian officials insist it is premature to assume the TPP deal is all but dead.

Snowboarder's terrifying ride

Tom Oye's camera captured his near death experience.

Snowboarder Tom Oye's grandmother gave him an inflatable backpack. It's just as well.

Standing by a killer

Kathy Lin leaves her Sydney home to visit her husband Robert Xie in jail in 2015.

Her husband was charged with killing her brother's family. But her faith in him never wavered.

Crafty quokka on the run

Steve the quokka is on the run. He may use his cuteness to trick unsuspecting humans into giving him food.

He's known as Steve and he usually lives on a rubbish barge. But he's escaped, officials say.

More rides open at Dreamworld

Dreamworld has reopened to the public, but not all the rides have opened.

Theme park continues its slow recovery after tragic accident that claimed four lives.

Aussie politician's golden advice

Acting Health Minister Stirling Hinchliffe wants Queenslanders to stay hydrated as the mercury soars.

Queenslanders urged to monitor the colour of their urine to ensure they stay hydrated during the heatwave.

Lin family murder: A timeline

Robert Xie, 53, faces a life sentence.

A timeline of events leading up to the guilty verdict in Robert Xie's murder trial.

Wife stands by husband

Kathy Lin has stood by her husband and proclaimed his innocence during the seven-year court process.

Throughout her husband's seven-year murder trial, Sydney woman Kathy Lin has maintained his innocence.

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