Rescue crews in Japan have dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 48 people dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan.
Team Twente from the Netherlands continues to lead the World Solar Challenge with the cars nearing Alice Springs after two days of racing.
Eddie Betts said he was almost in tears when he walked back into Carlton.
When Queensland police officer Neil Glen Punchard leaked a woman's address to her allegedly violent ex-partner, he wanted to terrify her.
An adult boa constrictor at least three metres long is on the loose outside Warragamba in Sydney's far west.
An investigation is underway into a major blackout that hit the Alice Springs area, with union officials saying the outage could have been avoided.
Australia has declared Turkey alone is responsible for the escape of Islamic State fighters from custody in Syria.
Benign small cane toads are being released ahead of the toxic bigger ones at the frontline of the invasion in Western Australia's Kimberley region, in a bid to teach native predators not to eat them.
The plight of Australians subsisting on Newstart is in the spotlight again during Anti-Poverty Week, but the Morrison government isn't budging in the face of widespread calls to lift the dole payment.
A central Queensland town is still braced to run out of water by Christmas despite a welcome 95mm weekend downpour.