man survives plunging off cliff into Blue Lake by being thrown out window


An open window has saved a man who was inside a car that plunged into Mount Gambier's volcanic Blue Lake late last night, police say

Two injured after car crashes into Miranda netball court

A 73-year-old woman was trying to park her car at a netball complex in Sydney's south when it crashed into two spectators, leaving one of them critically injured, authorities say

Turkish President Erdogan unveils 100-day action plan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday unveiled first 100-day action plan of Turkey's new presidential Cabinet in the capital Ankara

Syrian actress and activists Mai Skaf laid to rest in Paris


Syrian actress and activists Mai Skaf was buried on Friday (August 3) in a cemetery in a suburb in Paris, surrounded by family members and friends carrying flags of the Syrian revolution

Canberra school explosion: Early evidence points to gas canister explosion

Police are pointing to a leaking gas canister as the potential cause of a freak explosion which killed a Canberra father in the car park of his child's school

Father killed baby while mother was at work, jury finds


Related Story: Father shook baby Alanah to death while mother was at work, court told

Car explosion kills 50-year-old man at Canberra primary school

The father of a student at St Clare of Assisi Primary School in Canberra has died after a vehicle explosion in the car park of the school

Woman, 86, with dementia is signed up to energy account and issued $2,500 power bill

A Melbourne nursing home resident with early-stage dementia has been signed up to an energy account and issued bills of more than $2,500, in what the energy ombudsman has described as a "concerning" case

ANZ cuts variable home loan rate for new customers as competition heats up

ANZ has become the first big lender to cut its variable home loan rate for new customers, as the banks slug it out for business in a tightening market

Officers injured as 'stolen Mercedes' rams into police car

Another police officer was injured and four police vehicles damaged in the incident, which happened just after 5.30pm in Sydney

Iran Uprising-No.. 190 Strike of shopkeepers and bazaar merchants in different cities, and the arrest of a large number of Tehran Bazaar merchants


Mrs. Rajavi's call for public support for strikers and immediate action to release the arrested

Coles backs down on plastic bag ban, will hand out thicker bags as customers 'need more time'


Coles will continue handing out plastic bags for free in its stores indefinitely, bowing to customer pressure and saying shoppers "need more time to make the transition to reusable bags"

Black and Gold frozen vegetables recalled over listeria fears

A recall has been issued for frozen vegetables across three states that may be contaminated with potentially deadly listeria bacteria

Interest-only mortgage borrowers flock to principal and interest loan discounts

Terri Unwin recently converted the interest-only loans on her investment properties to principal and interest, even though there is still more than two years left on the interest-only periods

M1 crash: Truck driver charged after two dead, five injured in fiery collision

A truck driver has been charged after a fiery crash on the M1 north of Sydney killed two people, severely injured five others and caused peak-hour traffic chaos last night

Unpaid domestic violence leave comes into effect across Australia


From today, employees on modern awards can take up to five days of unpaid leave to deal with family and domestic violence following a ruling by the Fair Work Commission earlier this year

Man murdered young mum in Belanglo Forest, dumped dead 2yo in suitcase

A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his ex-girlfriend in the Belanglo State Forest, south of Sydney, and also killing her two-year-old daughter

Meriton fined $3 million for interfering with negative TripAdvisor reviews

Meriton Property Services has been fined $3 million for preventing customers from leaving potentially negative reviews on the online travel website TripAdvisor

Flinders Street car attack: Accused driver Saeed Noori has paranoid schizophrenia, court told

The man accused of deliberately driving a car into pedestrians on Flinders Street in Melbourne's CBD, killing one and injuring more than a dozen others, has been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, a court has been told

Assad warplanes target Sweida countryside


Assad warplanes attacked on Monday (July 30) villages controlled by ISIS in Sweida countryside, Orient Correspondent said