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    Perth murders: Accused in hospital hours before alleged killings

    Perth murders: Accused in hospital hours before alleged killings


    The teenager accused of murdering a Kiwi woman and her two children in Australia was at a public hospital hours before their deaths, according to...

    The teenager accused of murdering a Kiwi woman and her two children in Australia was at a public hospital hours before their deaths, according to sources.
    Perth murders: Kiwi mum 'loved her kids unconditionally'

    Perth murders: Kiwi mum 'loved her kids unconditionally'


    Friends and family are rallying around the surviving children of a woman who was murdered in Perth,...

    Friends and family are rallying around the surviving children of a woman who was murdered in Perth, Australia.
    Australian murder-accused claims she 'found' headless partner

    Australian murder-accused claims she 'found' headless partner


    An  Australian woman accused of murdering her de facto partner claimed she returned to their house after a violent confrontation to find him decapitated and wrapped in...

    An  Australian woman accused of murdering her de facto partner claimed she returned to their house after a violent confrontation to find him decapitated and wrapped in plastic.
    Perth murders: Triple murder-accused suffers apparent psychotic episode in court

    Perth murders: Triple murder-accused suffers apparent psychotic episode in court


    A 19-year-old man accused of murdering a mother and two of her children has broken down with an apparent psychotic episode in an Australian court on...

    A 19-year-old man accused of murdering a mother and two of her children has broken down with an apparent psychotic episode in an Australian court on Monday.
    Australian police identify human remains in a wheelie bin

    Australian police identify human remains in a wheelie bin


    The body found inside a wheelie bin at a self-storage facility in Australia has been identified and the death deemed...

    The body found inside a wheelie bin at a self-storage facility in Australia has been identified and the death deemed suspicious.
    Aussie hero divers relive Thai cave rescue

    Aussie hero divers relive Thai cave rescue


    The Australian cave dive experts who took part in the epic rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in Thailand expected to be helping in a recovery mission when they first arrived at the...

    The Australian cave dive experts who took part in the epic rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team in Thailand expected to be helping in a recovery mission when they first arrived at the scene.
    'It's OK to be white': Far right speaker Lauren Southern lands in Australia

    'It's OK to be white': Far right speaker Lauren Southern lands in Australia


    After initially being denied a short-term visa, far right Canadian YouTuber Lauren Southern has landed in Australia for her national tour, wearing a shirt emblazoned with "It's okay to be...

    After initially being denied a short-term visa, far right Canadian YouTuber Lauren Southern has landed in Australia for her national tour, wearing a shirt emblazoned with "It's okay to be white".
    Humble Australian doctor, hero of Thai cave rescue, details ordeal

    Humble Australian doctor, hero of Thai cave rescue, details ordeal


    The decision to swim members of a Thai youth football team to safety from a flooded cave was made only after all other options were exhausted, Australian cave diver and retrieval expert Richard "Harry" Harris...

    The decision to swim members of a Thai youth football team to safety from a flooded cave was made only after all other options were exhausted, Australian cave diver and retrieval expert Richard "Harry" Harris says.
    Why New Zealanders are feeling the hard edge of Australia's deportation policy

    Why New Zealanders are feeling the hard edge of Australia's deportation policy


    Deportations of foreigners on temporary visas have been on the rise in Australia since the government amended its immigration law in 2014 to give the Minister for Home Affairs the power to expel people they view as a risk to Australian...

    Deportations of foreigners on temporary visas have been on the rise in Australia since the government amended its immigration law in 2014 to give the Minister for Home Affairs the power to expel people they view as a risk to Australian society.
    Pretty in pink: One of last rare diamond sales kicks off

    Pretty in pink: One of last rare diamond sales kicks off


    Rio Tinto is launching one of its last ever pink diamond tenders as it prepares to shut the only pink diamond mine in the...

    Rio Tinto is launching one of its last ever pink diamond tenders as it prepares to shut the only pink diamond mine in the world.
    Barnaby Joyce cleared of misusing taxpayer-funded travel expenses

    Barnaby Joyce cleared of misusing taxpayer-funded travel expenses


    Barnaby Joyce has been cleared of misusing taxpayer-funded travel expenses but investigators say they had to take his word that he was...

    Barnaby Joyce has been cleared of misusing taxpayer-funded travel expenses but investigators say they had to take his word that he was working.
    Stunning images from a rare flood of South Australia's Lake Eyre

    Stunning images from a rare flood of South Australia's Lake Eyre


    Floodwater from north Queensland has transformed Australia's Lake Eyre into a spectacular and colourful natural wonder for local and...

    Floodwater from north Queensland has transformed Australia's Lake Eyre into a spectacular and colourful natural wonder for local and tourists.
    Warning: Extreme violence: 'I'm going to kill a lot of people' wrote woman accused of axe attack, court hears

    Warning: Extreme violence: 'I'm going to kill a lot of people' wrote woman accused of axe attack, court hears


    A woman who allegedly attacked three people with an axe wrote in a "heated" social media conversation an hour beforehand that "most people deserve to die ... one day I'm going to kill a lot of people", an Australian court has...

    A woman who allegedly attacked three people with an axe wrote in a "heated" social media conversation an hour beforehand that "most people deserve to die ... one day I'm going to kill a lot of people", an Australian court has heard.
    Tragedy behind Australian diving doctor Richard Harris' Thai cave rescue credentials

    Tragedy behind Australian diving doctor Richard Harris' Thai cave rescue credentials


    The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a cave in Thailand is not the first time Dr Richard "Harry" Harris has been involved in a harrowing and difficult cave retrieval...

    The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a cave in Thailand is not the first time Dr Richard "Harry" Harris has been involved in a harrowing and difficult cave retrieval mission.
    Sydney killer father John Edwards' secret first family

    Sydney killer father John Edwards' secret first family


    Two decades before Australian man John Edwards murdered his two teenage children, he left another two children...

    Two decades before Australian man John Edwards murdered his two teenage children, he left another two children behind.
    Family lived in fear of gun-owning father before he shot children dead in Sydney home

    Family lived in fear of gun-owning father before he shot children dead in Sydney home


    By the time a police chopper was thundering over a home on Sydney's upper north shore on Friday morning in search of a double murderer, it was too late. John Edwards was already...

    By the time a police chopper was thundering over a home on Sydney's upper north shore on Friday morning in search of a double murderer, it was too late. John Edwards was already dead.
    NZ pastor to be deported from Australia after public nuisance charges

    NZ pastor to be deported from Australia after public nuisance charges


    A Kiwi Baptist church pastor charged with public nuisance offences after allegedly confronting Muslims at two Brisbane mosques in Australia this week, has had his visa...

    A Kiwi Baptist church pastor charged with public nuisance offences after allegedly confronting Muslims at two Brisbane mosques in Australia this week, has had his visa cancelled.