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2 jailed on terror charge over failed Sydney bomb plot

2016-12-09 08:38

Two men who planned to bomb a Shia prayer hall and had threatened to stab people in the kidneys have been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Toyota's Mobile refueller can charge its hydrogen-powered Mirai 'anywhere'

2016-12-05 07:34

Toyota has unveiled a mobile hydrogen refueller that will enable its Mirai fuel-cell sedan to go 'anywhere that a conventional car can be driven'. Here's how it works...

Great white attacks 65-year-old surfer in Australia

2016-12-01 11:25

A veteran surfer escaped with foot and arm injuries after a great white shark rammed his board and dragged him underwater off Australia's east coast.

Great Barrier Reef sees record coral deaths

2016-11-29 19:55

Australian scientists say warming oceans this year have caused the biggest die-off of corals recorded to date on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

WATCH: Aussie in his undies leads police to runaway driver

2016-11-24 11:43

A bystander dressed only in underpants has helped police arrest an unlicensed driver who alleged crashed a car into an Australian takeout restaurant then fled.

Australian police try crack the case after bandit leaves cheeky clue

2016-11-22 11:21

Australian detectives have been left with a cheeky clue after discovering that a large print on a glass door at a crime scene came from someone's bare buttocks.

6 burnt as man sets himself on fire in Australian bank

2016-11-18 16:12

Officials say a man has set himself on fire in a bank branch in Australia's second-largest city, causing an explosion that left himself and five bystanders with serious burns.

WRC: Neuville, Mikkelsen fight for runner-up spot

2016-11-16 14:25

Belgian driver Thierry Neuville holds the edge over his rivals in the race for the runner-up spot behind new world champion Sebastien Ogier heading into this week's Rally Australia.

'Very lucky' diver survives 8 hours in shark-infested waters

2016-11-11 16:45

A scuba diver who spent eight hours in shark-infested waters off Australia's coast has survived the night-time ordeal after swimming 22km to shore, rescuers have said.

Gold Fields to acquire interest in project in W Australia

2016-11-07 14:56

Gold Fields has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in ASX listed Gold Road Resources' Gruyere Gold Project in Western Australia.

 

Lone ship left searching for MH370 after Chinese vessel pulls out

2016-12-07 08:22

Officials have said the seabed search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel pulling out and heading home to Shanghai.

Australian charged with murder after French tourist stabbed

2016-12-04 22:12

A man has been charged with murder after a French tourist was stabbed in the neck in an unprovoked attack in the Australian outback, police say.

French tourist stabbed to death in remote Australia

2016-12-01 09:53

A French tourist has died after being stabbed in the neck during an unprovoked attack when he and his wife pulled over on a highway in remote Australia, police said.

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Cricket wrap: Aus vs SA: Adelaide, Day 1

After a tough week facing the Aussie press, the Proteas' irrepressible skipper Faf du Plessis responded in the most fitting fashion on day one of the Adelaide Test. Watch.

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Harrowing discovery of abandoned cats eating each other

2016-11-24 11:14

An Australian woman has been convicted of animal cruelty after 14 dead cats were found in her home, some of which had resorted to eating each other.

VW bow out of WRC with a win in Australia

2016-11-21 09:27

Andreas Mikkelsen held off Sebastien Ogier to win the Rally of Australia by 14.9 seconds, giving Volkswagen a victory in its final race in the World Rally Championship.

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Dash-cam gold: Aggro pedestrian hit by carpark Karma

A pedestrian takes out his frustration after a driver hoots at him in a mall parking lot... only to be hit by Karma. Warning: clip contains explicit language.

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US to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

2016-11-13 11:00

The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat.

Australia ratifies climate pact

2016-11-10 16:29

Australia ratified the Paris climate agreement, amid fears US president-elect Donald Trump could follow through on his pledge to "cancel" the landmark pact.

Proteas: are runs on the board enough?

2016-11-06 05:46

It’s not often that one gets to ask of a team that is ahead with 388 runs in the second innings of a test: How many runs would the Proteas need to win the first test against Australia?

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