Victorians are sweltering through one of the hottest starts to summer in more than two decades with parts of the state on track to surpass 40C.
A man has pleaded guilty to one count of murder after mowing down pedestrians outside Melbourne's Flinders Street Station almost a year ago.
France is to close the Eiffel Tower and other tourism landmarks in Paris and draft in thousands more security forces to stave off another wave of violent protests in the country over living costs.
China is demanding the release of telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, who has been detained in Canada.
Three lawmakers loyal to Prime Minister Theresa May have proposed new Brexit safeguards to give parliament more say on the contentious issue of Northern Ireland in a bid to help her win a crucial...
Five US Marines were missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan during an air-to-air refuelling exercise.
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hailed at his state funeral as a warrior-statesman of uncommon personal kindness; from a hero of US conflicts to representing a bygone era of civility in politics.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is under fire from allies and opponents after the government was forced to publish legal advice showing the UK could be locked indefinitely in the EU's orbit.
A Spanish regional court has confirmed a controversial ruling that cleared five men of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman.
A former gang member who took part in the torture and killing of two kangaroos has been jailed in WA for two years.
Six military personnel are missing after a mishap off the coast of Japan involving two US Marine Corps aircraft, which may have crashed in mid-air, officials say.
A second powerful quake has struck near New Caledonia tonight less than three hours after another triggered evacuations and tsunami alerts.
A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported.
A request for Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg to 'twerk' is not the first time this year a sporting event has been tarnished by sexism.
British leader Theresa May has suffered embarrassing defeats at the start of five days of debate over her plans to leave the EU that could determine the future of Brexit and the fate of her government.
The white nationalist who drove a car into a crowd at a Virginia rally began sobbing after his arrest when police told him he had killed someone, according to video played at his trial.
Parts of Queensland which have endured nearly a fortnight of bushfires are now having to deal with flooding rains.
Planned increases to fuel taxes in France have been suspended for at least six months, in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests. It's the first major U-turn by President Emmanuel Macron's administration.