Families of Australia theme park deceased plead for answers

2016-10-28 13:56

The families of people killed at an Australian theme park when their ride malfunctioned have pleaded for answers into their loved ones' deaths.

Indonesian 'coffee killer' gets 20yrs'

2016-10-27 22:20

An Indonesian woman has been jailed for 20 years for murdering a friend from an Australian college with poisoned coffee in a "sadistic" fashion, capping a sensational trial that has gripped the country.

Top Vatican cardinal questioned over sex abuse

2016-10-26 20:11

Australian police have flown to Rome to interview a top Vatican cardinal about allegations of sexual assault dating back decades.

2 children 'miraculously' survive Australia theme park tragedy

2016-10-26 11:36

Two children had a 'miracle' escape when a raft flipped at an Australian theme park killing four adults, police have said, as claims have emerged that safety concerns had been raised at Dreamworld last year.

Young women boozing like the boys - study

2016-10-25 16:54

Young women in Western countries have caught up with their male counterparts in drinking habits, according to research.

MotoGP: Crutchlow wins in Australia after Marquez blunder

2016-10-23 11:02

Cal Crutchlow seized on a blunder by new world champion Marc Marquez at Australia's Phillip Island on Sunday to win only his second MotoGP.

New species dino discovered in Australia

2016-10-20 21:53

Scientists have unveiled fossils from a new species of giant, long-necked dinosaur unearthed in northeast Australia, speculating that its ancestors had trekked across Antarctica about 105 million years ago.

Australian Tinder date acquitted of murder

2016-10-20 13:47

A man whose Tinder date plunged 14 floors to her death from his high-rise balcony has been acquitted of murder by an Australian jury in a case that gripped the nation.

WATCH: Oz truck driver causes multi-car crash

According to Dash Cam Owners Australia, three drivers were left startled after a truck driver applied his brakes too late as he approached an intersection. A tip to motorists: leave at least a one-car following distance when waiting at an intersection.

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'ISIS inspired' teens face life imprisonment in Australia

2016-10-13 12:29

Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with planning an imminent terror attack after being arrested with 'bayonet-type' knives in Sydney, with police saying the pair were inspired by the so-called Islamic State group.


Parents jailed for sexually abusing, torturing daughter over 15 years

2016-10-28 11:12

An Australian husband and wife have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for sexually abusing, torturing and confining their daughter over 15 years.

Australia theme park defends safety standards after deaths

2016-10-27 13:08

An Australian theme park has defended its safety standards following the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning ride, while admitting it had not yet been in touch with grieving relatives of those killed.

Female The Bachelor contestants fall in love with each other

2016-10-26 14:31

It seems like you can find love on the bachelor after all.

Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali

2016-10-25 19:52

An Indonesian court has sentenced an old Australian man to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing 11 girls on the tourist island of Bali.

4 killed in Australia theme park accident

2016-10-25 09:17

Four people have been killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia's popular Gold Coast, with witnesses describing how 'everyone was screaming' after a raft apparently flipped on a water-based ride.

American sets to cross Pacific in reed boat, reach Australia

2016-10-22 13:15

In the age of space travel, an American explorer is getting ready to cross the Pacific Ocean from South America to Australia using an unusual ship - a reed boat built by Bolivian Aymara Indians

New Milky Way map to help explain how galaxies form

2016-10-20 17:55

A new super-detailed hydrogen map of the Milky Way could help explain the mystery of how galaxies form.

WATCH: Distracted driver causes three-car crash

We see it in traffic everyday - more and more drivers are distracted by their smartphones. Dash-cam footage from Australia shows an inattentive driver causing mayhem.

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Australian state lawmakers condemn Trump as 'revolting slug'

2016-10-13 13:17

A state Parliament in Australia has unanimously passed a motion describing US presidential nominee Donald Trump as "a revolting slug unfit for public office."

Australian counter-terror police arrest two teens

2016-10-12 15:55

Australian counter-terror police have arrested two 16-year-old boys in Sydney, with officers seizing two knives as they took the teens in for questioning.

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