Australia ablaze: bushfires hit Victoria and New South Wales

One-Minute Read Tue 8 Jan, AT 09:54

PM Gillard blames global warming for extreme heat which is plunging nation into danger

Hong Kong's Leung Chun-Ying hit by anti-Beijing protests

First Reaction Wed 2 Jan, AT 11:28

Hong Kong's chief is under pressure over his home renovations and close ties to China's rulers

Aussie woman compensated for motel sex accident

One-Minute Read Mon 17 Dec, AT 16:37

Civil servant wins five-year legal battle after being hit in the face by a light-fitting during sex

Shinzo Abe leads Japan again: does it spell trouble with China?

First Reaction Mon 17 Dec, AT 11:17

Abe is back as prime minister and some fear what his hard-line patriotism will mean for Asia

World condemns North Korea after successful missile test

First Reaction Wed 12 Dec, AT 08:45

Long-range missile puts satellite into orbit, but tests could be part of nuclear programme

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Aussies fume as Apple Maps sends them to the outback

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Dec, AT 16:00

Drivers looking for the town of Mildura are being sent to a desert where temperatures can be deadly

Australian DJs 'heartbroken' over Kate nurse suicide - video

First Post Mon 10 Dec, AT 09:24

Tearful presenters apologise to Saldanha family – but why did 2Day FM broadcast without permission?

Australian PM Julia Gillard confirms end of world - video

Video Fri 7 Dec, AT 15:52

The Mayan prophecy is right, says Aussie PM - it's all going to end on 21 December 2012

Rupert Murdoch mourns death of his mother, Dame Elisabeth

First Reaction Thu 6 Dec, AT 14:12

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, Australian matriarch of the Murdoch clan, has died at the age of 103

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