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Mother pleads guilty to killing kids in Australian lake

2017-01-16 12:48

A mother has pleaded guilty to murdering three of her children and attempting to kill another by plunging her car into an Australian lake.

Australian health minister steps down over expense claims

2017-01-09 09:14

Australian Health Minister Sussan Ley has temporarily stood down while her travel expense claims are being investigated.

Elderly man 'kills cellmate with toaster'

2017-01-03 09:27

An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren has been charged with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.

Australia kicks off global New Year party defying terror threat

2016-12-31 16:23

Australia has rung in the new year with a spectacular fireworks display in Sydney, sending rainbow-coloured showers into the night sky and defying the global terror attacks that cast a pall over 2016.

BP buys Woolworths fuel business in Australia for $1.3-billion

2016-12-28 14:36

Oil company BP says it has agreed to buy the fuel business of Australian supermarket chain Woolworths Ltd for $1.3-billion as part of its efforts to rebuild itself.

Black boxes: A treasure trove of data for air crash probes

2016-12-27 19:50

After finding possible survivors and victim remains, the first priority of air crash investigators is to locate the black boxes, a duo of data recorders that can hold vital clues on why an aircraft went down.

Australian serial killer breakthrough after 20 years

2016-12-24 07:42

A Perth resident has been charged in an infamous Australian serial killer case after one of the country's longest and most complex police investigations.

Van explodes outside Oz office of Christian group

2016-12-22 14:19

A van carrying gas cylinders has exploded outside the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group in Australia's capital.

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WATCH: Driver cuts corner, lands on someone's car

An Australian motorist must have gotten the fright of his life after a female driver in a Mazda SUV cut a corner and crashed on to his vehicle.

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Australia averts AAA downgrade as budget keeps surplus ambitions

2016-12-19 10:49

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison has bought himself time after the nation’s AAA rating escaped a downgrade on Monday.

 

Top seeds give 105th Oz Open new flavour

2017-01-15 06:11

The 2017 Australian Open kicks off and S’Busiso Mseleku looks at the pros and cons of the the first grand slam of the year.

Fish drags Aussie into shark-infested waters

2017-01-04 08:43

A man has survived for hours in cold, shark-infested waters after being dragged out of his boat as he struggled to land a large fish in Australia, rescuers say.

New Year revellers defy terror alerts to see in 2017

2016-12-31 21:33

Sydney kicked off New Year celebrations with a spectacular fireworks display as revellers across the globe defied global terror alerts to see in 2017 in style.

Australia nets biggest cocaine bust on record

2016-12-29 10:24

A major cocaine ring has been dismantled in joint operations with Tahiti, Australian police said, with a record 1.1 tons of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars seized.

WATCH: Brothers save up for 10 years to surprise mom with dream car

2016-12-28 09:33

Brothers Daniel and Jason Knust saved up extra cash for 10 years to buy their mom her dream car, they surprised her on Christmas Day and it's the best thing you'll watch this year.

Sea Shepherd's battle against whaling starts

2016-12-25 14:21

Activist group Sea Shepherd's fast new patrol vessel Ocean Warrior has intercepted a Japanese harpoon ship as its annual high-seas battle against whaling kicked off.

Oz police foil Christmas bombings

2016-12-23 09:01

Australian police say they have arrested seven men who were allegedly planning a series of bomb attacks in Melbourne on Christmas Day.

Robot gives rare glimpse under Antarctic sea ice

2016-12-21 17:16

An underwater robot has captured a rare glimpse beneath the Antarctic sea ice, revealing a colourful world filled with coconut-shaped sponges, dandelion-like worms, pink algae and spidery starfish.

Missing MH370: Investigators looking in the wrong place

2016-12-21 06:09

International investigators hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have admitted after combing the Indian Ocean for two years, search crews were likely looking in the wrong place.

Nurse who murdered 2 elderly Australians jailed for 36 years

2016-12-16 13:32

A nurse at an Australian nursing home who gave lethal insulin injections to two elderly residents who had complained about her has been sentenced to 36 years in prison

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