Australian cheese brand Coon has a new name - Cheer.
Indonesian divers will try to retrieve the data recorders of a Sriwijaya Air jet that plunged into the sea with 62 people on board minutes after take off from Jakarta's main airport.
Democrats in the US Congress will try to remove President Donald Trump from office this week, either by pressuring Vice President Mike Pence or in a historic second impeachment attempt.
Britain is to open large-scale vaccination centres as part of the biggest immunisation programme in its history.
Greater Brisbane's lockdown will end on Monday night, but face masks will remain mandatory for 10 more days amid concerns over undetected coronavirus cases in the region.
The coronavirus is wreaking havoc across Europe but in some cities some people are fighting the stay-at-home message.
Twitter Inc says it has permanently suspended US President Donald Trump's account due to the risk of further incitement of violence following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by hundreds of his supporters.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday called on President Donald Trump to resign and Twitter permanently suspended his account citing a risk that he could incite more violence, two days after a...
The brother-in-law of a woman who died during the assault on the U.S. Capitol by a mob seeking to overturn President Donald Trump's election loss said he blames Trump for the riot, and has joined calls for him to be removed from office.
Police have now confirmed that an officer died of injuries sustained during unrest at the US Capitol yesterday.
Greater Brisbane is to enter a hard lockdown on Friday night after a cleaner at a quarantine hotel was diagnosed with the highly contagious UK variant of Covid 19.
A former South Island newspaper reporter based in Atlanta writes about how people in the US are reacting to the recent dramatic political developments, including the big break-in at the Washington, DC, Capitol complex.
President Donald Trump has reportedly said he is considering pardoning himself in discussions with aides since the November election, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls for his impeachment.
Four people died and 52 people were arrested during unrest as supporters of President Donald Trump occupied the US Capitol earlier today.
With drawn guns and tear gas, police evacuated lawmakers as hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol today where local media is reporting one civilian has died after being shot during the mayhem.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won parliament's backing for England's latest lockdown, after telling lawmakers that schools would be the first to reopen when he can start a "gradual...
Police in the US Capitol responded with drawn guns and teargas as hundreds of protesters stormed the building and sought to force Congress to undo President Donald Trump's election loss.
England is in a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in Covid-19 cases that threatens to overwhelm parts of the health system before a vaccine programme reaches a critical mass.
A judge has ruled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems means he'd be at risk of suicide.