Australia

Elderly woman rescued by neighbour after week without power

Valerie Budge, 85, huddled in her home with her cat for six days after Victoria's wild storms.

More rain ahead after wet weekend in Sydney and Perth

Much of Australia's east is in for a wet week of weather after a weekend deluge also hit parts of Western Australia.

Charity announces $1 million fund for farmers affected...

Rural Aid has announced a $1 million fund to help farmers who had been hit hard by the mouse plague.

Cops hope $1m reward solves missing Sydney heiress mystery

NSW Police hope a $1 million reward can finally solve the case of missing Sydney heiress Juanita Nielsen, who vanished 45 years ago.

China has administered more than 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine...

China has administered more than 1 billion COVID-19vaccine doses, an astonishing milestone that comes as the country rolls out an...

Boy's body recovered after group of tubers go over dam...

The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a US river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went...

Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panels

Spacewalking astronauts equipped the International Space Station with the first in a series of powerful new solar panels.

Sydney virus cluster grows to 11 amid warning of more restrictions

Two new virus cases have been diagnosed in New South Wales, as the cluster linked to Sydney's Bondi Junction Westfield grows to 11.

Victoria extends rules for Sydney travellers

Victoria has extended restrictions on arrivals from much of Sydney amid the city's virus outbreak, which has grown to 11.

Mass protests as Brazil passes half a million COVID-19...

As Brazil passes 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, anger has erupted over President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic.

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