Crawling the world for the latest news headlines 24x7x365.

Australia Edition Headlines

» Auto updated continuously

 2015-07-02 12:26   

The Australian

  Ace buying Chubb creating insurance giant...[ + ]

INSURER Ace Ltd is buying The Chubb Corp for about $US28.3 billion ($A37.02 billion) in cash and stock in a deal that will create one of the world's largest insurers....



 2015-07-02 12:26   

news.com.au

  Ace buying Chubb creating insurance giant...[ + ]

INSURER Ace Ltd is buying The Chubb Corp for about $US28.3 billion ($A37.02 billion) in cash and stock in a deal that will create one of the world's largest insurers....



 2015-07-02 12:23   

Courier Mail

  Australian dollar lower after greenback gains...[ + ]

THE Australian dollar is lower after a rise in the greenback following news that Greece had requested a new bailout package....



 2015-07-02 12:22   

news.com.au

  NZ dollar hits fresh low after dairy slump...[ + ]

THE New Zealand dollar touched a fresh five-year low after dairy prices fell to a six-year low in the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight....



 2015-07-02 12:22   

The Australian

  NZ dollar hits fresh low after dairy slump...[ + ]

THE New Zealand dollar touched a fresh five-year low after dairy prices fell to a six-year low in the GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight....



 2015-07-02 12:22   

news.com.au

  Fire guts house Brisbane bayside house...[ + ]

A HOUSE fire has gutted an empty home on Brisbane's bayside....



 2015-07-02 12:22   

The Australian

  Fire guts house Brisbane bayside house...[ + ]

A HOUSE fire has gutted an empty home on Brisbane's bayside....



 2015-07-02 12:21   

Courier Mail

  Heatwave sends Britain into meltdown...[ + ]

OPINION: Youd think they would be stoked. Britain, notorious for its grim, grey skies, summer rain and icy winters is in the middle of a heatwave. A real one....



 2015-07-02 12:15   

ABC Australia

[ World ]

  US police respond to reports of active shooter at Navy Yard: reports...[ + ]

US police are responding to reports of an active shooter at Navy Yard in Washington, the Washington Post reports....



 2015-07-02 12:04   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Charity food truck under pressure to relocate after resident complaints...[ + ]

A Perth council is under pressure to relocate a charity food truck that has provided food for homeless people for almost 20 years....



 2015-07-02 12:00   

Radio Australia

  Residential care homes 'barns for kids', Victorian Children's Commissioner Bernie Geary tells inquiry...[ + ]

Residential care homes are like "barns for children" and should be phased out, the Victorian Commissioner for Children and Young People Bernie Geary tells an inquiry....



 2015-07-02 11:44   

Radio Australia

  Philippines ferry crash: At least 38 killed after Kim Nirvana capsizes in rough waters near Ormoc...[ + ]

At least 38 people are killed after a passenger ferry with 189 on board capsizes in rough waters in the central Philippines....



 2015-07-02 11:34   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Residential care homes 'barns for kids': child protection chief...[ + ]

Residential care homes are like "barns for children" and should be phased out altogether, the Victorian Commissioner for Children and Young People Bernie Geary tells an inquiry....



 2015-07-02 11:14   

Radio Australia

  Australian Federal Police raids electoral office of NSW MP Noreen Hay over 'allegations of enrolment fraud'...[ + ]

AFP officers execute a search warrant at the Wollongong electoral office of controversial NSW Labor MP Noreen Hay over allegations of enrolment fraud....



 2015-07-02 11:11   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Tunisian authorities arrest 12 people over Sousse hotel attack...[ + ]

Tunisian authorities arrest 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, an official says....



 2015-07-02 11:11   

Radio Australia

  Sousse hotel attack: Tunisian authorities arrest 12 people, hunt for Libya-trained men linked to shooting...[ + ]

Tunisian authorities arrest 12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, an official says....



 2015-07-02 10:58   

Radio Australia

  Second person dies after explosion at Taiwan water park 'colour party'...[ + ]

A second person dies after being engulfed by a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a Taiwan "colour party" last weekend, as a court freezes organisers' assets....



 2015-07-02 10:58   

ABC Australia

[ World ]

  Second person dies after explosion at Taiwan water park party...[ + ]

A second person dies after being engulfed by a fireball that injured nearly 500 people at a Taiwan "colour party" last weekend, as a court freezes organisers' assets....



 2015-07-02 10:49   

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

  WA hopefuls gear up for 2016 Rio Paralympic Games...[ + ]

Western Australia's Paralympics hopefuls are preparing for next year's games, to be held in Rio de Janeiro in September....



 2015-07-02 10:49   

Radio Australia

  Australian Federal Police raids electoral office of New South Wales MP Noreen Hay, ABC understands...[ + ]

AFP officers execute a search warrant at the Wollongong electoral office of controversial NSW Labor MP Noreen Hay, the ABC understands....



 2015-07-02 10:47   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  AFP raids office of NSW MP Noreen Hay...[ + ]

AFP officers execute a search warrant at the Wollongong electoral office of controversial NSW Labor MP Noreen Hay....



 2015-07-02 10:47   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  AFP raid office of NSW MP Noreen Hay, ABC understands...[ + ]

AFP officers execute a search warrant at the Wollongong electoral office of controversial NSW Labor MP Noreen Hay, the ABC understands....



 2015-07-02 10:44   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Family First offers up 'middle way' on anti-bikie bill...[ + ]

The success or failure of anti-bikie legislation in SA could lie in the hands of the crossbench, with Family First offering a compromise to resolve a potential deadlock....



 2015-07-02 10:40   

The Australian

  Heat 'messing with sex of Aust lizards'...[ + ]

HOTTER temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds....



 2015-07-02 10:40   

news.com.au

  Heat 'messing with sex of Aust lizards'...[ + ]

HOTTER temperatures are messing with the gender of Australia's bearded dragon lizards, a new study finds....



 2015-07-02 10:40   

Courier Mail

  Man bitten by shark in North Carolina...[ + ]

A SHARK has bitten a 68-year-old man several times in waist-deep water off the coast of North Carolina, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks....



 2015-07-02 10:40   

The Australian

  Man bitten by shark in North Carolina...[ + ]

A SHARK has bitten a 68-year-old man several times in waist-deep water off the coast of North Carolina, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks....



 2015-07-02 10:40   

news.com.au

  Man bitten by shark in North Carolina...[ + ]

A SHARK has bitten a 68-year-old man several times in waist-deep water off the coast of North Carolina, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks....



 2015-07-02 10:35   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Blind French hikers cross mountains aided by GPS...[ + ]

Five hikers with vision problems cross a mountain range in eastern France using a GPS system that developers hope can help people with vision problems....



 2015-07-02 10:35   

Radio Australia

  Blind French hikers cross Vosges mountain range in eastern France with guidance of Navi'Rando GPS...[ + ]

Five hikers with vision problems cross a mountain range in eastern France using a GPS system that developers hope can help people with vision problems....



 2015-07-02 10:35   

Radio Australia

  Nicholas Winton, dubbed 'English Schindler' for saving Jewish children from the Nazis, dies aged 106...[ + ]

Nicholas Winton, dubbed the "English Schindler" for saving hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis in the run-up to World War II, dies at the age of 106....



 2015-07-02 10:34   

Courier Mail

  Rachel McAdams ‘dating Taylor Kitsch’...[ + ]

RACHEL McAdams has a habit of dating her co-stars. Now she is said to have fallen for another of her leading men....



 2015-07-02 10:33   

Northern Rivers Echo

  UN agencies lay down guidelines to cope with heat...[ + ]

WITH temperatures in Europe hitting 40 degrees, two United Nations agencies have issued a set of guidelines on coping with heatwaves....



 2015-07-02 10:15   

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

  Ablett to make welcome return for Suns...[ + ]

Captain Gary Ablett has given Gold Coast some desperately needed good news, lining up for the embattled AFL club for the first time since round two....



 2015-07-02 10:15   

Radio Australia

  Liberia confirms three new Ebola cases, raising fears of remaining hidden pockets of the disease...[ + ]

Liberia confirms three new cases of Ebola and warns of possible new infections, raising fears hidden pockets of the disease remain in the country nearly two months after it was declared Ebola-free....



 2015-07-02 10:14   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  A movie with Elvis, golf with Jack Benny...[ + ]

Jack Carter was an American TV and stage comedian with a career spanning eight decades....



 2015-07-02 10:06   

Northern Rivers Echo

  State of Origin gets Swamped by cartoonist...[ + ]

ITS shaping up as one of the most exciting State of Origin deciders in years and here at APN we are going to celebrate it accordingly....



 2015-07-02 09:50   

Radio Australia

  Nick Kyrgios: Brother stands up for tennis star in face of criticism over on-court outbursts...[ + ]

Christos Kyrgios returns serve at critics of his brother Nick over his behaviour at Wimbledon, saying his brother is a fantastic bloke and his critics are exaggerating his sins....



 2015-07-02 09:45   

Radio Australia

  Logan family invites Queensland Police chief to Ramadan feast in bid to break down cultural barriers...[ + ]

The daily family ritual of sitting down to dinner together takes on a new significance for about half a million Australian Muslims, fasting from dawn until sunset during the holy month of Ramadan....



 2015-07-02 09:43   

9 News

  AFP reportedly raid NSW MP's office...[ + ]

Australian Federal Police have reportedly raided the electoral office of NSW MP and Labor party whip Noreen Hay....



 2015-07-02 09:40   

9 News

  Tas police to dig for Butterworth body...[ + ]

Police in Tasmania are acting on new clues on the disappearance of Lucille Butterworth in 1969....



 2015-07-02 09:37   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Family invites police chief to Ramadan feast at home...[ + ]

The daily family ritual of sitting down to dinner together takes on a new significance for about half a million Australian Muslims, fasting from dawn until sunset during the holy month of Ramadan....



 2015-07-02 09:29   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Darwin residents question land sale process...[ + ]

Opponents of a controversial development in Darwin question why a developer paid double the unimproved capital value of a piece of land before there was any public suggestion it could be rezoned for housing....



 2015-07-02 09:29   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  ATO apologises after surge in traffic downs online tax return filing service...[ + ]

The Australian Taxation Office apologises to people who have been trying to file their tax return but can't because the web tax filing service is broken....



 2015-07-02 09:29   

9 News

  Fischer picks holes in 'nasho' draw system...[ + ]

Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer says the national service scheme that sent him to Vietnam was flawed, unfair and, to an extent, rigged....



 2015-07-02 09:25   

9 News

  AFP raids NSW Labor MP's office: report...[ + ]

The AFP has raided a Wollongong property in relation to alleged electoral fraud but won't confirm a report that the raid is related to Labor whip Noreen Hay....



 2015-07-02 09:22   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  A movie with Elvis, golf with Jack Benny...[ + ]

Jack Carter was an American TV and stage comedian with a career spanning eight decades....



 2015-07-02 09:08   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Response to Tasmanian deaths in custody inadequate: reform advocate...[ + ]

The Tasmanian Government's initial response to two deaths in custody is inadequate, says a prison reform advocate....



 2015-07-02 09:06   

Radio Australia

  Ballina shark attack: Permit issued to kill, capture animal responsible for critically injuring man...[ + ]

A permit is issued allowing for the capture or destruction of the shark responsible for an attack on the NSW far north coast that has left a 32-year-old man fighting for life....



 2015-07-02 09:03   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Indonesian officer killed fighting for Islamic State in Syria: police chief...[ + ]

A man who has reportedly been killed while fighting for Islamic State militants in Syria was an Indonesian police officer, Indonesia's police chief says....




Page 1 of 976
Goto Page:   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 |

Prev | First | Last | Next >>




My Categories: [ + ] [ - ]