Two men living ‘life of opulence’ in Dubai extradited to Sydney

Two men have been extradited from Dubai over their alleged role in importing $150 million worth of drugs into Australia. Benjamin Neil Pitt, 38, and Matthew John Battah, 36, were… Read more

US federal judge rejects delay to defamation suit against Donald Trump

A federal judge in the US rejected a request by lawyers for former President Donald Trump to delay the progression of a defamation lawsuit by a woman who accused him… Read more

Peter Dutton’s awkward ‘elbow bump’ with South Korean counterpart

From fist bumps to solemn bows, there's been no concrete etiquette laid down for how to greet other people during a global pandemic. Defence Minister Peter Dutton learnt that the… Read more

Australia’s bushfires triggered massive phytoplankton bloom thousands of kilometres away

Australia's deadly bushfires two years ago triggered a phytoplankton bloom larger than the country and thousands of kilometres away, scientists say. The huge bloom was discovered in the South Pacific… Read more

Gold Coast home destroyed by fire was home to candle business

A Gold Coast home, which fire crews say was used for making candles, has been destroyed by fire this morning. Fire crews were called to the home on Broadbeach Road… Read more

Japan’s defence minister draws red line in island dispute with China

Japan is drawing a red line around an island chain also claimed by China, pushing back at Beijing's increasingly aggressive military posturing, and setting the stage for a potential showdown… Read more

Melbourne Cadbury workers set to strike

Hundreds of Melbourne Cadbury workers are set to go on strike as they push for the global confectionery giant to give them job security and better pay and conditions. Almost… Read more

Missing US woman’s boyfriend ‘person of interest’ in disappearance

A Florida woman who vanished while on a nomadic cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend is the subject of a nationwide search as authorities labelled him… Read more

What you need to know about Melbourne’s lockdown easing

Melbourne and Ballarat's lockdown restrictions will ease from 11.59pm on Friday after the state reached its 70 per cent first-dose vaccination target. Premier Daniel Andrews announced there would be a… Read more

Boy praised for being ‘brave’ after getting fingers stuck in plug hole

Emergency crews in the New South Wales Hunter region have praised a "brave" four-year-old boy for keeping calm after getting his fingers caught in the plug of the laundry sink.… Read more