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Man accused of killing Melbourne baby said he was spooked

Victorian child protection authorities received a report about a Melbourne baby two months before his alleged murder, a court has been told. Six-month-old Chays... read more

Russian woman cocaine mule faces a possible death sentence

A 30-year-old Russian woman accused of being a cocaine mule faces the death penalty in Vietnam. But Maria Dapirka, who has already written a ‘farewell let... read more

Mel B’s ex-nanny finally sits down in tell-all deposition

The nanny at the center of the Mel B divorce case has finally given a ‘tell all’ deposition to the former Spice Girl’s lawyers – weeks a... read more

Moment car and vehicle smash into each other in Sydney

Dashcam footage has captured a terrifying head-on collision on Sydney highway Footage shows Subaru Forrester attempt to turn across intersection in Concord  Bl... read more

Storms like Harvey more common due to global warming

By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas. This, say scientists,... read more

Amazon’s Alexa to chat up Microsoft’s Cortana

Amazon and Microsoft have forged a partnership that will allow their voice-controlled virtual assistants to talk to each. Starting later this year, users of Ama... read more

A new tool promises to clean poo from your toothbrush

There’s a very good chance that bacteria from poo is on your toothbrush if you share a bathroom. And, to make matters worse, it is probably not bacteria f... read more

Shoplifters taking TVs kill Sears 81-year-old guard

Duaine Hamilton, 81, was killed by two men attempting to steal television sets in a Columbia, South Carolina, Sears An 81-year-old Sears guard was killed by two... read more

London window cleaner faces jail for over inheritance

Albert Pearce (pictured) faces jail after failing to pay back an inheritance he was wrongly handed An 83-year-old retired window cleaner who was wrongly handed ... read more

North Koreans ‘last to hear about Japan missile test’

North Korean state media waited 24-hours before informing the hermit state’s population of its missile test across the Japanese mainland.  The state TV s... read more

Private companies drive ‘new space race’ at NASA center

For the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011, NASA says it may soon have the capability to send astronauts to the International Space St... read more

Ice cream selling turf battle breaks out in Oldham

Ice cream men in Oldham are being chased off their turf by a so-called ‘mafia family’ which has been attacking them and setting their vans on fire. ... read more

Boohoo founder’s son set to marry in Italian wedding

The heir to an online fashion empire worth £2billion will tie the knot with his girlfriend this week in what looks set to be one of the most lavish weddings of... read more

World’s longest zipwire lets you fly like Superman in UAE

This clip shows how thrill-seekers will soon soar from the peak of Jebel Jais mountain on the world’s longest zip line.  Adrenaline junkies can launch fr... read more

Kanye West’s tour insurer files countersuit

Insurers Lloyd’s of London have filed a countersuit against Kanye West’s company Very Good Touring. The rapper is in the process of suing Lloyd̵... read more

David Bowie was right! ‘Spider’ are common on Mars

‘Spiders’ on Mars are far more common than first thought, researchers have revealed. Named for their arachnid-like appearance, they are a type of la... read more

Reporters pull Texas man from his truck in floodwaters

Reporter Drew Griffin was just about to start a live cross for CNN on Wednesday when a man drove his truck into a flooded ravine in Beaumont Cameras were still ... read more

Obese children show signs of heart failure by age one

Obese toddlers show signs of heart damage before their first birthday, a new study has found. Researchers looked at the heart scans of more than 400 obese child... read more

Dragons’ Den contestant jailed for sex attacks on girls

Richard Hazell, 48, from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire, appeared on the BBC show in 2007 asking for a £10,000 investment for a diamond drill bit he has invented ... read more

Mind reader prompts Mel B to stab Simon Cowell on AGT

A mind reader convinced Mel B to stab Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent during a baffling routine that saw him solve the ‘murder’ before it... read more

Frankfurt to evacuate 70,000 people after WWII bomb found

Some 70,000 people in Frankfurt will have to leave their homes this weekend in one of the biggest such evacuations in post-war Germany, police said Wednesday, a... read more

Light spotted by Koreans 600 years ago was star exploding

On 11 March 1437, Korean astronomers observed what looked like the appearance of a new star in our galaxy.   Now, centuries later, scientists have discovered ... read more

Teacher is re-arrested on more sexual assault charges

Melissa Bonkoski, 38, was re-arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old male student A 38-year-old high school teacher who was arrested ea... read more

Now Trump goes after ‘dying magazines’

On Wednesday morning, it was magazine coverage that annoyed President Trump.  ‘After reading the false reporting and even ferocious anger in some dying m... read more