Heavy rains over the past week in Kerala has triggered flooding, landslides and building collapses, with the latest floods in Kerala killing 324 people in what has been a particularly deadly monsoon season in India.
The problem with housing system today will not be addressed by the restriction of foreign investors, although that is a debate we should have. The problem is the housing system itself, writes Dallas Rogers.
Three senior WA Health bureaucrats involved in a decade-long corruption scandal that saw them receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in travel, lavish meals and cash walked away with six-figure payouts from the department, the State…
We make more than 200 food decisions a day, most of them automatic or habitual, so it's possibly not surprising that the key to staying a healthy weight is to reinforce healthy habits, writes Gina Cleo.
With less entry level jobs, more competition and first impressions as important as ever — two young and enthusiastic job seekers share their challenges while searching for meaningful full-time employment.
The Prime Minister is not "in crisis", but things are quite a serious mess as those who hate him, plus others who don't, sharpen their attack in another round of the climate wars, writes Michelle Grattan.
It was January 1967 and those in the room knew they were seeing something special. And Aretha Franklin didn't disappoint, going on to be the black American female singer who would take soul music into the pop charts, writes Mark Bannerman.
Families with children on their way to holidays, some young French revellers heading to a music festival, Albanian migrant workers completing their next cleaning job and a Chilean couple who sought haven from the Pinochet regime are among…
Italian rescuers continue the search for survivors among towering slabs of concrete wreckage in Genoa, as the death toll from the bridge collapse rises to 39 and the Prime Minister declares a state of emergency.
Bob Katter takes advantage of a divisive and widely condemned speech by his party's senator Fraser Anning to extend his political battle against Pauline Hanson's One Nation, but other parties unite in their condemnation of the "racist"…
Katter's Australian Party senator Fraser Anning remains unapologetic for a speech widely condemned by both sides of the political divide and which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described as "helping the terrorists".
A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapses in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, killing at least 26 people as vehicles plunged 45 metres into an industrial zone below.
The head of the CSIRO warned in internal emails that the Great Barrier Reef Foundation was in danger of spending "millions in overheads" after it received a controversial $444 million grant from the Federal Government.
Tony Abbott, George Christensen, Eric Abetz and several other Government MPs indicate they may cross the floor to vote against the National Energy Guarantee despite the majority of the Coalition party room endorsing it.
When Kim Garbutt's estranged husband, Craig, died in 2008, his family expected to receive more than $208,000 in death benefits associated with his super fund. Thirteen days later Ms Garbutt received a cheque from AMP for $25.09.
Good spatial reasoning skills are linked to good maths skills. In fact, children's early maths skills are a better predictor of their later school success than either early reading or social-emotional skills. Here's how you improve them,…
Convicted of killing her four children, Australia's worst female serial killer, Kathleen Folbigg, speaks for the first time exclusively to Australian Story, as her legal team fights for a judicial review of her case. A fresh forensic…