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Town goes batty over invasion

Residents of Bateman's Bay, NSW, Australia, have a bit of a bat problem.

A swarm of 100,000 bats has made residents of Australian town 'prisoners in their own homes.

Chocolate ignites racism row

The images of German football players Jerome Boateng (left) and Ilkay Guendogan on Ferrero chocolate bar boxes in ...

​Online debate rages in Germany after images of non-white football players printed on chocolate bars.

Dramatic refugee boat rescue

Shortly afterwards, "the boat capsized due to overcrowding".

Seven migrants have died, but 500 were saved after an overcrowded barge sunk off the coast of Libya.

Sinkhole swallows cars in Florence

Parked cars, some submerged, in a sinkhole after a road running next to the River Arno collapsed, in Florence, Italy.

Burst water pipe in Florence, Italy, creates a 182m-long sinkhole that sunk dozens of cars.

Taliban appoint new leader

The Afghan Taliban have named Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour's replacement.

Confusion over the death of Taliban leader Manour appears to have been cleared up with his replacement named.

'Yes, we chopped him up'

Brendan Bernard, whose severed forearm was found in the Maribyrnong River on February 5.

Two men have admitted chopping up their drug buddy's body, but they deny murdering him.

'You failed to appreciate risk and danger'

Assistant Commissioner Mark Jenkins has been repeatedly questioned about his decision not to enact an "emergency action" ...

The officer in charge during the final hours of the Lindt Cafe siege has been savaged for his decision making, inquiry heard.

Fear Tara Brown could get off 'scot free' video

'It's just so good to be home': Tara Brown.

Channel Nine staff fear some colleagues will be 'sacrificed' over 60 Minutes scandal - while the big stars are safe.

Obama stops for noodles with Bourdain

US President Barack Obama talks with Anthony Bourdain after at a shopping area of Hanoi, Vietnam.

The US President surprised many in Vietnam by having dinner with celebrity food show host Anthony Bourdain.

'He fought a great battle'

Lui Polimeni, left, pictured with his father and brother.

Lui Polimeni was placed in a coma after being concussed in a junior league match. He never woke up.

Greece starts moving migrants

Children play at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border.

Greek authorities have started moving people to state-supervised facilities.

'He's increasingly agitated... tell police' video

Tori Johnson was killed by Man Haron Monis during the siege at Sydney's Lindt Cafe on December 15 and 16, 2014.

Half an hour before he was shot dead, Tori Johnson sent an ominous text to his loved ones.

Protests turn violent at Trump rally

Police were forced to use pepper spray and smoke grenades at a Donald Trump rally.

Protesters disrupted Donald Trump's rally in New Mexico, forcing police to get involved.

Trump & Johnson: Kiss of Death

We Are Europe claim responsibility for a mural of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson locking lips, that has appeared on a ...

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have been caught locking lips to help ignite the Brexit debate.

Truth seeker plans to 're-create 9/11'

Paul Salo hopes his reconstruction will bring closure on 9/11.

A suggested reconstruction of 9/11 could "either put doubts to rest for good or open Pandora's Box."

Flashing car lights spoil prison escape

The rope, made of torn strips of bed sheets, was allegedly intended to hoist two inmates to freedom.

Two inmates had planned their escape by tying 20 metres of sheets together.

Explosion theory downplayed

There are conflicting statements on the initial findings of what brought the EgyptAir flight down.

Human remains retrieved from AirEgypt crash amid conflicting claims on what brought down the plane.

Capybara on the lam

Two capybara, like this, are hiding out in a park in Canada after escaping from the zoo.

Zoo staff in Canada are in hot pursuit of two capybara that escaped from their pen.

Death penalty sought over massacre

Dylann Roof, 21, was arrested in June last year.

Man charged with shooting nine black parishioners in a US church awaiting trail.

EgyptAir crash: What we know so far

The Egyptair Airbus 320, which disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean sea on Thursday May 19, 2016, is pictured ...

Speculation surrounds the cause of the EgyptAir Flight 804 crash. Here's what we know.

Everest death toll reaches six

Three Indian climbers, a Dutchman, an Australian woman and a sherpa have died on Mount Everest in the past week.

Bodies of two Indian climbers missing on Everest spotted by climbers.

'They wondered whether it was me' video

Maria Strydom died as she was descending Mt Everest.

Australian couple reflect on their harrowing experience of Everest, just days after fellow Australian died from altitude-sickness.

'I'm Johnny Depp's Hannibal Lecter' video

Johnny Depp says Barnaby Joyce looks like an "inbred tomato".

Australian deputy PM rebut's actor's nasty "inbred tomato jibe" with bizarre Silence of the Lambs reference.

Poo leads to Devil of a find

Tasmanian Devil

This will widen the gene pool and give a significant boost to the endangered disease-plagued animals.

All-out blitz in California video

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in Anaheim, California.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders duke it out for support ahead of California's presidential primary.

Watch: Wheelie smart design video

The Go Wheelchair was created using a 3D printer.

Made-measure wheelchair created using 3D printer.

50,000 clash at Belgium protest video

Demonstrators, protesting government reforms and cost-cutting measures, march in central Brussels, Belgium.

Police chief attacked during major anti-austerity demonstration in Belgian capital.

Teen secretly takes boyfriend to prom

Myren and Ralph, on their way to prom.

"My parents told me I couldn't go to prom because I wanted to go with my boyfriend so I had to go behind their backs."

Watch: Carpool with 'Happy Chewbacca' video

"Chewbacca Mom"  Candace Payne catches a ride with Late Show host James Corden and director JJ Abrams.

It's a perfect carpool moment. James Corden, "Chewbacca Mom" and JJ Abrams.

Watch: Sleeping truckie's horror smash video

Truck driver jailed as police use dramatic dash cam crash footage from his own truck as evidence.

Truck driver jailed as police use dramatic dash cam crash footage from his own truck as evidence.

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