Alice Springs police find man asleep behind wheel in fast-food drive-through

A man who fell asleep behind the wheel at a fast-food drive-through with more than three times the legal blood-alcohol limit was one of almost 200 people caught drink-driving in the Northern Territory in a month

Protests and Strikes Are Leading Change in Iran

The fundamental changes in a society arose from a wide variety of causes such as dictatorship, corruption, inflation, Incompetence of the authorities, and dissatisfaction of the people

Man charged with murder of Robert Charles Frescon at Kelvin Grove home in Brisbane

A 21-year-old Gold Coast man has been charged with the murder of 33-year-old Robert Charles Frescon at a home in Brisbane's inner-north

Search and rescue operation underway for man who fell into Brisbane River

An air, water and land search and rescue operation is continuing for a 34-year-old man reported missing after falling into the Brisbane River last night

Powerhouse Museum to stay in Ultimo, NSW Opposition promises

Sydney's Powerhouse Museum would remain at its Ultimo home under a Labor plan that also promises a new $500 million museum for the city's west

Codey Herrmann, 20, charged with murder over death of Aiia Maasarwe

Police have charged 20-year-old Codey Herrmann with rape and murder following the death of Arab-Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe, whose body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne's north

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Trudie Adams was only 18 and had been at a dance with her boyfriend at the Newport surf lifesaving club on the evening of 24 June 1978

Evie Amati sentenced to nine years' prison for 7-Eleven axe attack

Evie Amati has been sentenced to nine years in prison for attempted murder after randomly attacking two people at a convenience store with an axe in inner-Sydney

Sydney Airport delays expected, 39 flights cancelled as air traffic controllers call in sick

Sydney Airport passengers can expect long waits tonight with mass delays and 39 flights cancelled due to a sudden staff shortage

Melbourne police arrest man over killing of exchange student Aiia Maasarwe in Bundoora

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the murder of 21-year-old Aiia Maasarwe, whose body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne's north

US: Louisville airport renamed to honor Muhammad Ali

Louisville International Airport in the U.S. state of Kentucky has been renamed after the city's legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, where he was born and raised

Rohingya long for an end to their suffering

Rohingya Muslims, forced to emigrate from their homeland to escape oppression and horrific massacres, cannot escape their painful memories

Cafe owners shocked after discovering 'pipe' was a snake in their coffee machine

In a case suitable for the 'only in Australia' file, a snake has been found making its home inside a coffee machine

Iran Credit Institution Scandal

After the 1979 revolution in Iran, theocratic regime of Iran initially nationalized all banks. But then the regime created a variety of semiofficial holding companies controlled by the supreme leader

Woman whose body was found near Bundoora's Polaris shopping centre may have been assaulted after tram ride

Police are investigating whether a woman whose body was found near a shopping centre in Melbourne's north had been sexually assaulted after getting off a tram

Malindo Air cabin crew smuggled $21m worth of drugs into Australia, police allege

Police have busted an international drug syndicate that they allege has been using airline cabin crew on board flights from Malaysia to smuggle drugs into Australia over a number of years

BOM forecasts 47C in outback NSW as heatwave sparks ozone gas warning in Sydney's west

Records have tumbled for the hottest January day in several NSW towns as the state endures day two of a severe heatwave

Opal Tower investigation and report confirms 'likely causes' of cracking

The independent investigation into the cracked Opal Tower apartment block confirmed yesterday what most residents were all too aware of: the 36-storey building has significant damage

Firefighters bring blaze under control at Benloch, north-west of Melbourne

Firefighters will work through the night to prevent any flare-ups after bringing a bushfire in central Victoria under control

Temperatures in regional towns top 45C, Sydney's west swelters amid heatwave

New South Wales is set to break temperature records over the next few days, with sweltering temperatures into the mid-40s expected across the state