Mid-flight slumber cut short by exploding headphones

Mid-flight slumber cut short by exploding headphones..

Lily Evans 15-Mar, 00:56 23 BBC

Australian authorities have warned about the dangers of using battery-powered devices on flights after a woman's headphones caught fire. ...


Belle Gibson: Australian blogger breached law with fake cancer tale

Belle Gibson: Australian blogger breached law with fake cancer..

Andrew Martin 15-Mar, 00:56 19 BBC

An Australian blogger who faked terminal cancer breached consumer laws with her deception, a court has ruled. Belle Gibson, 25, gained...


Commonwealth Games relay under way

Commonwealth Games relay under way..

Cole Becker 13-Mar, 18:18 13 BBC

The Queen has started the countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, launching the baton relay at Buckingham Palace. She handed the baton...


Australian PM's Elon Musk call brings fascination, then questions

Australian PM's Elon Musk call brings fascination, then questions..

12-Mar, 23:16 16 BBC

On Sunday afternoon, a private conversation between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Tesla boss Elon Musk caught Australia's attention. ...


Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children

Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children..

Emily Kelly 12-Mar, 19:34 21 BBC

Unvaccinated children would be banned from childcare centres and preschools under an Australian government plan. Some Australian states...


Adani Carmichael: Fierce debate over monster coal mine

Adani Carmichael: Fierce debate over monster coal mine..

Cole Becker 10-Mar, 11:08 44 BBC

It would be one of the biggest mines on the planet, occupying an area nearly three times larger than Paris, where world leaders hammered...


Bill Leak dies: A brilliant cartoonist who polarised Australia

Bill Leak dies: A brilliant cartoonist who polarised Australia..

Antonio Roberts 10-Mar, 04:38 10 BBC

Loved and loathed, he was to his admirers a genius of wit and originality who confronted tough topics, while to his detractors he fuelled...


Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 days

Elon Musk offers to fix Australian power network in 100 days..

Tyler Holmes 10-Mar, 04:20 15 BBC

Elon Musk, boss of electric car firm Tesla, says he can help solve South Australia's power crisis within 100 days - and if not he'll do it...


Breakthrough offers hope for Tasmanian devil cancer cure

Breakthrough offers hope for Tasmanian devil cancer cure..

Olivia Rogers 09-Mar, 20:38 14 BBC

Scientists have discovered a potential treatment for a cancer that has ravaged Australia's Tasmanian devil population. The infectious...


Australia officers disciplined for using counter-terror boat on surf trip

Australia officers disciplined for using counter-terror boat on..

Joseph Williams 09-Mar, 06:36 17 BBC

Two Australian police officers have been disciplined after they used a counter-terror boat on a surf trip, reports say. The pair were...


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Wiretap Allegations: From Trump Tweets to Capitol Hill

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23-Mar, 22:30

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Bloody man chases kids, park panics until police kill him

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11-Mar, 01:30

A bloody, shirtless man with what appeared to be a broken wine bottle...

US average 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 4.16 percent

US average 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 4.16 percent..

23-Feb, 10:30

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, continuing a...

Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years

Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years..

02-Mar, 07:44

Sweden's left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military...

UK wins injunction in bid to stop prison guard strike

UK wins injunction in bid to stop prison guard strike..

28-Feb, 17:41

Britain's government has won a last-minute injunction to halt a strike by...