Restaurant nearly falls into lake

Two workers were inside the restaurant when it partially collapsed.

3:38 PM  A popular restaurant in New South Wales partially collapsed into Lake Macquarie on Monday morning.

Missing ewe home at last video

Barbie the adventurous sheep returns home with 20kg of overgrown fleece

16 min ago  Two years after going missing, Barbie the intrepid ewe returns. But what she got up to is anyone's guess.

Food banks to get unsold food

Big supermarket chains in France must donate goods no longer fit for sale to charities or farms for use as animal feed or compost.

3:49 PM  A new anti-food waste law will require large French supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities or farms.

Pulled alive from rubble

Rescue personnel help a victim at the site where a 17-storey apartment building collapsed.

A woman has been rescued more than 48 hours after the Taiwan quake, while the death toll has risen to 35.

An early warning video

Rescue workers continue to search for victims at a collapsed building in Taiwan.

Before their home collapsed in the Taiwan quake, one couple were given a clue it was unsafe. But it came too late.

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australia

Narau asylum seekers 'have cancer' video

"Samuel" is one of 90 children, including 37 babies, who may be sent back to Nauru.

The first returns could potentially be made "within days", Australia's Immigration Department chief says.

Rapist boasts and jokes about exploits video

Australian Dylan Djohan paid $30,000 to avoid a rape trial in Croatia, then made mile high club jokes on his flight home.

'It was as big as the boat' video

Waterfall rescue attempt in vain

americas

Meet the Johnny Cash tarantula

The "Johnny Cash" tarantula, or Aphonopelma johnnycashi, is one of 14 new species of tarantulas identified.

If one bites you, it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire.

Cars sink as 'car park' melts video

Fifteen drivers could only watch as their vehicles sunk into the freezing waters at a festival.

Passers-by rescue a family from a 5m wide sinkhole after the road collapses under their car in Trujillo, Peru.

Sinkhole swallows car in Peru video

The five metre-wide chasm swallowed a car, trapping a family inside.

europe

The '60s weren't swinging for everyone gallery

Washing up in a south London slum in the early 1970s.

Photos that have freshly shocked Britain show how hard life in that exalted age could be.

Bus explosion stunt causes panic video

Londoners shaken after blast on bridge evokes memories of terrorist attack - but it was just a stunt for Pierce Brosnan's new film.

A 32-year-old Londoner, Alexanda Kotey, is the second member of a IS cell according to reports.

Second British IS cell member identified

A member of a British group of IS militants dubbed "the Beatles" is identified as a 32-year-old Londoner.

middle east

Second British IS cell member identified

A 32-year-old Londoner, Alexanda Kotey, is the second member of a IS cell according to reports.

A member of a British group of IS militants dubbed "the Beatles" is identified as a 32-year-old Londoner.

Boy burned alive: Teens jailed video

The abduction, bludgeoning, strangling and burning alive of 16-year-old Palestinian helped trigger 2014 Gaza war.

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A chilling flight through Syria's streets video

Shattered buildings, overturned cars, empty streets - this drone footage shows reality of four years of war.

asia

Early warning of building collapse video

Rescue workers continue to search for victims at a collapsed building in Taiwan.

Before their home collapsed in the Taiwan earthquake, one couple were given a clue that it was unsafe. But it came too late.

UN crisis talks on North Korea video

New Zealand and UN Security Council partners condemn rocket launch and vow a "firmer" response.

Crumbled concrete on the collapsed apartment block has revealed some areas were apparently filled with old cooking oil cans.

Anger over collapsed block 'faults'

More than 120 people are still missing after magnitude 6.4 quake in Taiwan.

africa

Bombed plane's pilot slams 'zero' security video

The plane's pilot says there is "zero" security at Somalian airports.

Somalian airport security under attack after bomb tore a hole in plane's side, where a passenger was sucked out to his death.

Somali plane 'hit by bomb' video

A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a plane was meant to kill everyone on board, Somalian minister says.

Ken and Jocelyn Elliott were captured by al-Qaeda in Burklina Faso.

Kidnapped Aussie freed by al-Qaeda video

Al-Qaeda frees Jocelyn Elliott after three weeks, but her husband Ken is still captive.

south pacific

Tonga declares Zika outbreak

The country has no plans to issue travel restrictions yet.

Five cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been confirmed in the South Pacific island-nation.

Asylum kids' extreme trauma

Children from Australia's Nauru detention centre amongst most traumatised specialists had ever seen.

Cameras dropped 45m into the volcano crater showed several species living in the "hostile" waters.

'Sharkcano' - it's sharks in a volcano

They don't have laser beams attached to their heads, but these sharks are living in an active volcano.

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Adventurous ewe finds its way home

Two years after leaving without so much as a goodbye, Barbie the intrepid ewe returns. But what she got up to is anyone's guess.

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