Heavy snow has left one person dead, a dozen injured and damaged more than 130 cars in a series of accidents on a busy expressway in northern Japan.
Swimmers who flocked to the ocean to beat the scorching heat this afternoon have been pulled from the water after a shark was spotted in Perth’s north.
A coordinated rescue mission is underway in the State’s south after a 75-year-old woman hiking the Bibbulmun Track injured her leg.
A traffic controller has been struck and killed by a car near Ravensthorpe in WA’s south-east.
Miners trapped after an explosion at a mine in Shandong Province, China, nine days ago have been in phone contact with the surface as rescue efforts continue.
An investigation into a fatal plane crash near Coffs Harbour in 2019 has found the pilot was unlicenced and hadn't properly prepared for the flight.
Emergency services are at the scene of a serious multiple-car crash in Perth’s North this morning. Witnesses say at least one car burst into flames.
Police say a blaze several blocks from the US Capitol meant the rehearsal for US president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration was halted.
The first photo taken of Cameron Wrathall since he was mauled by a bull shark on the Swan River has been released.
Arson squad detectives have investigated at least 56 bushfires since the season began in December, with 10 - including Aubin Grove and Oakford - still open.
A horror crash in the NSW Hunter region has claimed the lives of three local people and gravely injured another.
A warning issued for an "unpredictable" and out-of-control bushfire north of Perth has been downgraded by emergency authorities.
Firefighters are battling a big blaze in Gingin after dry lightning caused multiple fires to start in the region.
At least 12 workers who were trapped after an explosion at a gold mine in Shandong province in China a week ago are still alive, reports suggest.
A State coroner has found there was ‘no rational explanation’ why an on-duty police officer didn’t see a cyclist before his vehicle hit him at a roundabout, resulting in the cyclist’s death.
A 61-year-old man is dead after his four-wheel-drive veered off the road and hit a tree near Narrogin yesterday morning.
The bushfire burning in Perth’s south has been contained but authorities say it’s not yet under control as more than 150 firefighters battle the blaze in ‘trying conditions’.
A 59-year-old Kukerin woman has been killed after she lost control of her van and struck a tree in Babakin.
A man has died after in the Colo River in northwest Sydney after he became wedged on a submerged rock.
Firefighters are desperately attempting to save homes and businesses from an out of control bushfire, with emergency warnings issued for Perth’s southern suburbs.
Brisbane and surround parts of Queensland's southeast have been hit with storms, but authorities say it has not been as severe as feared.
A bushfire emergency warning has been issued for Oakford, Casuarina, Anketell and Oldbury, as firefighters battle a fast-moving and out of control blaze.
Parts of a cockpit voice recorder have been found after a Sriwijaya Air jet crashed in Indonesia.
A bus driver has been seriously injured after the vehicle dramatically plunged off an overpass in New York City.
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