PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says he finds burqas confronting and wishes they weren’t worn. But he insists the debate over a burqa ban at Parliament House should be treated as a matter of security.
THREE Iraqi policemen have been killed after one of them tried to remove a black flag that Islamic State jihadist fighters had booby-trapped south of Kirkuk.
AUSTRALIA is headed for its third consecutive severe summer with temperatures set to hit way above average bringing increased risk of bushfires, heatwaves and not much rain, a new report has revealed.
FOR the last five days, the world has watched Hong Kong transfixed at scenes of tear gas raining down on thousands of protesters in one of the world’s financial hubs.
A MALE tourist has been raped after going to urinate in bushes at the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich.
A SELECTIVE high school teacher allegedly took girl students to sex clubs, nude beaches and had sex with a number of them, aged 13 to 19.
AN Australian diver has captured the extremely rare moment in which a great white shark attacked its own kind.
EVICTED Big Brother housemate Katie Schepis has labelled producers of the show “cruel” for orchestrating a stunt involving her father, which left her sobbing hysterically.
THE body of a real estate agent who vanished last week has been found in a shallow grave, police have confirmed.
October is like a foodie’s Christmas in Australia, as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra all take part in the country’s biggest food festival.
JUST when you thought your breakup couldn’t get worse, along comes this Instagram account.
DON’T bother asking your young child what they want to be when they grow up – such is the phenomenal pace of change, the job that they get probably doesn’t yet exist.
SONY‘S new flagship smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact are launching in Australia this month.
SWIMMING legend Michael Phelps has been slammed by US teammate Ryan Lochte for making a “dumb decision” after he was arrested and charged with drink driving in Baltimore.