News: Australia

Meghan Markle's husband, Prince Harry, shares excitement for their 'newest addition' in Invictus Games opening speech

Sunday  00:22,   21 october 2018

Prince Harry gushes about Meghan Markle's pregnancy while at the Invictus Games Opening... >>>

Boy, six, dies after he was struck by a Vaxuhall Astra in Luton as police arrest one

Sunday  00:10,   21 october 2018

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident in White Horse Vale, Luton, Beds, above, to contact... >>>

Consumers will start to feel the squeeze at the grocery checkout: report

Saturday  23:22,   20 october 2018

Coles and Woolworths are pulling back on their discounting of fresh food. A report by UBS retail analysts Ben Gilbert and Aryan Norozi released this week suggests that pressure to push up fresh food prices will continue, while competitive... >>>

Teen critical after multi-car smash in NSW

Saturday  23:07,   20 october 2018

A 15-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after a multi-vehicle smash that also injured four others in the Blue... >>>

Family saves toddler from being crushed by python in Far North Queensland

Saturday  22:45,   20 october 2018

A far north Queensland family save a 22-month-old boy from the jaws of a four-metre-long scrub python after it latched onto the child while he was playing at the family home in Julatten, north of Cairns. Mother Amanda Rutland said she was horrified... >>>

Brother of an Australian cricketer is questioned by police investigating a 'terror plot' which resulted in a university staffer being wrongly arrested

Saturday  22:31,   20 october 2018

The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja (right on left) has been questioned by police as part of an counter-terrorism investigation probing a 'hit list' found in a university... >>>

Would you pay $1.3million for this? Hoarder house filled with 100 cubic metres of junk sells for 60 times its original value after an incredible clean out and transformation

Saturday  19:30,   20 october 2018

An inner-city hoarder's house (pictured left, right and inset) called 'the worst house on the best street' has sold for almost 60 times its original purchase... >>>

Piccoli accuses Catholics of bullying over school funding

Saturday  17:06,   20 october 2018

The former NSW education minister and ex-Nationals MP, Adrian Piccoli, has accused the Catholic Church of "hoodwinking and bullying" federal politicians into giving its schools more... >>>

Hung parliament looms after by-election bloodbath

Saturday  16:20,   20 october 2018

Independent Kerryn Phelps has ended over a century of Liberal dominance in the Sydney seat of Wentworth, forcing Scott Morrison into minority... >>>

Severe thunderstorms wreak havoc across NSW

Saturday  14:45,   20 october 2018

A huge system of thunderstorms is rolling thick and fast across NSW, sparking severe weather warnings for most of the state and descending the skies into near-absolute darkness. The nature of the first storm system, which hit at about 6pm, was... >>>

Wentworth by-election: Now that the Liberals have lost, what's the state of play in the House?

Saturday  13:55,   20 october 2018

Now that the Liberals have lost, what's the state of play in the... >>>

Woman sets sail on record-breaking trip around Australia

Saturday  13:42,   20 october 2018

Despite a near-death experience travelling around Antarctica, Lisa Blair sets sail today to become the first women to voyage solo around... >>>

Handcuffed man dies in police custody after Melbourne pub assault

Saturday  13:20,   20 october 2018

A handcuffed man lost consciousness and died in police custody after being arrested over an assault at a Melbourne bar. Authorities were called to Antique Bar on Glenhuntly Road, in the suburb of Elsternwick, at 2.15am after receiving calls about an >>>

Australia government braces for defeat in crucial by-election

Saturday  12:20,   20 october 2018

Australia's embattled conservative coalition was bracing for defeat as polls closed in a crucial by-election Saturday, with a loss set to snuff out its slim parliamentary majority. The by-election in the wealthy Sydney seat of Wentworth was... >>>

Wentworth by-election results trickle in after polls close

Saturday  11:30,   20 october 2018

Polling booths have closed in the crucial by-election and candidates have begun the anxious wait for... >>>