A British man who had been in Australia for less than 24 hours has been charged after an alleged violent assault near Sydney’s Bondi Beach.
Israel Folau has been told by Rugby Australia that it still intends terminating his contract despite meeting with the Wallabies full-back to discuss his latest homophobic remarks.
A six-month-old kitten had a “miraculous” escape after surviving a wash cycle.
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won his defamation case against an Australian newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been accused of inappropriate behaviour towards an actress.
Israel Folau faces a showdown with Australian rugby chiefs after posting anti-gay views on social media.
Glasgow coach Dave Rennie has put an end to rumours linking him with the Australia job by committing himself to another year with the Warriors.
The Australian prime minister has been criticised online after impersonating comedy character Borat during Question Time in Parliament.
A bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind towards him has been dismissed by an Australian appeals court.
A historic piano which was the first keyboard instrument on Australian soil has been returned to the UK for critical restoration work.
Werribee Open Range Zoo in Victoria, Australia, has almost doubled its population of critically endangered plains-wanderer birds overnight.
Online grocer Ocado has landed its fifth major overseas deal in less than 18 months after signing a technology partnership with Australian retail giant Coles Group.
A non-stop flight between the UK and Australia has “exceeded expectations” one year on from its historic launch.
A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall on Saturday along a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who have stayed in the area.
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Australia is evacuating about 2,000 people from part of northern Australia ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit on Saturday.
A man in Australia was surprised to find a “persistent” koala refusing to budge from his car after the creature was attracted by the air conditioning.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sparked a diplomatic spat with New Zealand and Australia by portraying the Christchurch mosque shooting and a First World War battle as targeting Islam.
A teenager dubbed “egg boy” has become the talk of the internet after he threw an egg at an Australian politician who blamed Muslim immigration for the Christchurch terror attack.
A man in Australia had a lucky escape when an arrow fired at him was blocked by his mobile phone.
Two formerly conjoined twin sisters have arrived home in Bhutan after being separated in an operation in Australia.
More homes are being threatened by wildfires that have burnt dozens of properties in rural south-east Australia.
A naked British tourist was found walking down a coastal Sydney street after an early morning swim led to a search-and-rescue operation involving a helicopter and police boat.
The partner of a world-renowned British endurance cyclist who was killed during a 3,500-mile (5,633km) race across Australia has said she hopes his death will highlight the need for better road safety across the globe.
The death of a world-renowned British endurance cyclist who was hit by a car while competing in a 3,500-mile race across Australia was avoidable, a coroner has concluded.
Police in Australia have arrested a man after finding him hanging from his underwear on a fence.
The Vatican office that handles sex abuse of minors has taken over the case involving Cardinal George Pell following his conviction in Australia for molesting two choir boys, the Holy See’s spokesman has said.
The “painful” news of Cardinal George Pell’s conviction for molesting choirboys in Australia has shocked many people, a Vatican spokesman has said.
Police have scaled back the search for a British tourist and his friend missing from a beach in Australia.
Drivers will be able to add a smile to their Skoda or hearts to their Honda with personalised number plates featuring emojis being launched in Australia.
Police searching for a British tourist and his friend missing from a beach in Australia say they still have hope of finding the two men alive.
A British tourist has gone missing from a popular beach in Australia alongside his French companion.
The Australian government has said it will reopen a mothballed island detention camp in anticipation of a new wave of asylum seekers arriving by boat.