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Thousands flee as cyclone nears

North Queensland is bracing for tropical cyclone Debbie.

Thousands have evacuated from the path of Cyclone Debbie, which is expected to smash into the coast of Queensland.

Australia's own Jurassic Park

Dinosaurs like these sauropods once used to roam Australia.

Bathtub-size foot print from a long-necked dinosaur unearthed in the land Down Under.

Cyclone Debbie from above

Cyclone Debbie hits the Queensland coast.

Video from space shows the scale of Cyclone Debbie as it approaches the Australian mainland.

Investor flips Trump's home gallery

We suspect "the Donald" would be none to happy to hear of other people profiting off his name for a change.

The Trump name meant money, money, money for this canny property investor.

Trump: Working or golfing?

Was Donald Trump playing golf or working (file pic).

Fox News said he was "working at the White House". Turns out that wasn't entirely true.

Live: Cyclone Debbie

The sheer scale of the storm is enormous.

Rain pours and wind roars on Australia's Hamilton Island, as Cyclone Debbie batters the tourist hotspot.

Cyclones: All you need to know video

North Queensland is bracing for tropical cyclone Debbie.

How destructive are they? How do they get their names? Here's what you need to know about cyclones.

Johnny Rotten supports Trump

Not so much with the anarchy, nowadays, John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon supports Trump and Brexit.

The former establishment-smashing Sex Pistol says Trump "terrifies" politicians and that's why he's great.

Prince Harry & Meghan will move in video

Prince Harry has slammed the media over 'racial undertones' in comment pieces about his new girlfriend Meghan Markle.

The prince and his actress girlfriend are to move into a new apartment at Kensington Palace once renovations are completed.

Ivanka Trump hires Aussie stylist

The First Daughter has enlisted Cat Williams to help her dress for her new unspecified role to her father.

The First Daughter has enlisted Cat Williams to help her dress for her new unspecified role to her father.

Giant coin worth millions stolen video

Picture taken in Vienna, Austria on June 25, 2010 shows experts of an Austrian art forwarding company holding one of the ...

Thieves sneak into museum and take 100kg Canadian coin named "Big Maple Leaf".

'Fearless Girl' holds firm video

The Fearless Girl was devised by State Street Global Advisors to spread the serious message that more women should be ...

The statue of a young girl staring down Wall St's charging bull can stay, but the bull's artist wants her gone.

Real reason airline banned leggings video

At first United Airlines said it could bar a passenger if they are barefoot or "not properly clothed" and the decision ...

Sexist, outdated and too strict: Airline has been forced to explain why it stopped teenage girls from boarding flight.

BBC host loses new pound video

The Royal Mint has been running nonstop to press the 1.5 billion new pounds.

The BBC breakfast presenter was quick to lose the first of the new pound coins in the couch.

Overnight Update: Cyclone, avalanche

Japan avalanche

Some of the key stories that broke around the world while you were sleeping.

Cushion-maker to the Queen

Buckingham Palace - just one of the magnificent buildings where the lucky job applicant will be working.

What a job - "creating magnificent items" for the Queen's houses.

Australian's death by vodka

Luxury seaside villa Peppers Seminyak in Bali.

Bali police investigating death of Australian woman at a luxury villa in Bali after vodka binge.

No ill feelings towards attacker video

Dimmon Payne, father of Westminster Bridge attack victim Melissa Cochran attends a news conference in London.

Family of US tourist killed in UK parliament attack say he would not have borne ill feelings towards attacker.

Kiwis brace for cyclone video

The couple have received an evacuation pack from the authorities on Hamilton Island.

A Wellington couple holidaying on Australia's Hamilton Island can only wait as Cyclone Debbie surges toward them.

Trump's son-in-law faces questions

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner (left) has volunteered to be interviewed by Senate intelligence ...

US President's adviser Jared Kushner to be interviewed as part of Trump - Russia probe.

Cyclone Debbie: Storm tide fear video

Cyclone Debbie is now a category 3 storm and likely to strengthen further.

Huge storm surge that can inundate low-lying coastal regions the biggest threat.

Japan avalanche kills eight video

Japan self-defence forces soldiers carry victims after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers ...

At least seven schoolchildren in Japan die after an avalanche struck during a mountain-climbing lesson.

Putin critic jailed 15 days video

Police detain Russia's leading opposition leader Alexei Navalny (centre) during anti-corruption demonstrations in ...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 15 days after weekend protests.

Grumpy royal guard loses it video

A man's humble repertoire of dad dance moves was not appreciated by a royal soldier.

Man who shared a repertoire of dad dance moves cops an earful from an unimpressed royal soldier.

Refurbished tomb of Jesus opens video

The tomb of Jesus Christ with the rotunda at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, Israel.

Christianity's holiest site has reopened to worshippers after undergoing a US$4 million facelift.

Fresh look at SAS claims would be reassuring

Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson launch their book, Hit & Run.

OPINION: Voters may not be swayed by accusations about the SAS.

$177m of shares sold for $1

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, has reportedly sold US$125m in shares for US$1.

Rupert Murdoch has dumped US$125m of his shares in troubled US company Theranos for US$1.

'Radical' new asthma treatment

The study used fibre supplements to change the composition of bacteria in the gut.

New approach to asthma treatment that targets diet changes described as "world first".

Trump's frequent visits to his empire

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the American Center for ...

Since taking office, Donald Trump has spent a third of his time on a property that bears his name.

One dead in Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie closes in on north Queensland on Monday morning.

Category 3 storm claims its first life on Monday, after woman dies in two-car crash in Queensland.

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