Roads have been cut around the cyclone-hit north Queensland communities of Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine making it difficult for crews to get in and assess the damage.
The Scottish parliament backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the proposal.
The White House said that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.
Germany's military has embarked on a series of structural reforms after a sexual abuse scandal rocked its elite special operations training centre in southern Germany, the top military officer told lawmakers in a report obtained by Reuters.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley to run the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP).
Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas have pounded Queensland, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands as Cyclone Debbie tore through the state's far north.
A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admits she did not fully grasp the situation when she started tweeting her indignation.
Footage taken from the International Space Station has emerged, showing Cyclone Debbie forming off the far north coast of Queensland.
Driverless vehicles operated by Uber Technologies Inc were back on the road in San Francisco after one of its self-driving cars crashed in Arizona, the ride-hailing company said.
British officials have demanded tech firms do much more to give police access to smartphone communications following last week's Westminster attack, just months after new laws gave security services broader powers.
South African police said they discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that cities and states that protect immigrant felons from federal immigration laws may lose grants from the Justice Department.
Eight people are feared dead and two in critical condition after an avalanche hit a group of high school students and teachers climbing in central Japan.
Police detained hundreds of protesters across Russia, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who gathered against corruption.
Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travellers.
Cutting back on salt in your diet could give you a better night's sleep by reducing the need to pee at night, researchers say.
More than 5000 Queenslanders are evacuating, as the premier warns of very real dangers from Cyclone Debbie as it bears down in the north.
The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has told a rally, promising to shield France from globalisation.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will press her case for a strong union in Scotland,visiting the country to encourage Britain works together.
Ivory Coast has ordered increased security at its two main ports after receiving information indicating a threat of "probable terrorist attacks" on its national territory.