Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in a Japanese port have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the number of infected passengers to 20, with test results on more than 170 still pending.
Mining giant Adani's failure to report on land clearing was a mistake by a well-resourced company that should not have happened.
A fifth case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Queensland, taking the total number of confirmed cases in Australia to 15.
A woman has told Harvey Weinstein's US rape trial that the film producer trapped her in a hotel bathroom in 2013 and masturbated in front of her while groping her breasts, telling her: "This is what all the actresses do to make it.
An Australian couple onboard a quarantined cruise ship in Japan are sitting tight after 10 passengers were taken off after being infected with the deadly coronavirus.
President Donald Trump has been acquitted in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term.
A woman has come forward claiming she saw the Duke of York dancing with his accuser Virginia Giuffre and remembered the encounter because she stepped on the royal's foot.
The University of Maastricht says it paid hackers a ransom of 30 bitcoin - at the time worth 200,000 euros ($A326,481) - to unblock its computer systems, including email and computers, after an attack that unfolded on December 24.
Two Australians on a quarantined cruise ship off Japan have contracted coronavirus as more evacuees head for Christmas Island.
Thousands of passengers and crew on two cruise ships in Asian waters have been placed in quarantine as the death toll from an outbreak of a fast-spreading coronavirus rose to nearly 500.