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  • Tourists dead in Indonesia bus crash

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 114

    A packed tourist bus returning from an outing has collided with a motorbike and plunged off a hill on Indonesia's main island of Java after its brakes apparently failed, killing at least 27 people. At least 18 others were hospitalised with injuries, some in critical condition, following the crash on Saturday on a winding slope in Subang in West Java province

  • South Korea hit by magnitude 4.8 earthquake

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 99

    Pyeongchang: A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has hit South Korea, according to the US Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake on Sunday morning was near the coastal city of Pohang, some 170km southeast of Pyeongchang where the Winter Olympics are currently taking place. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the quake was an aftershock from a magnitude

  • Pair caught smuggling mobile phones, balloons of white powder into Goulburn jail: police

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 142

    A man and a woman have been busted trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW's most secure prison, police say. NSW Police will allege a man parked on Cemetery Road, Goulburn and climbed the fence of the Goulburn Correctional Centre to place two bags in a garbage bin at 11.45pm on Saturday. Police tried to stop the man, who was carrying a third

  • Two men injured in helicopter crash at Bankstown Airport

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 90

    Two men have escaped with minor injuries after a helicopter crash that damaged their aircraft significantly in south-west Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Bankstown Airport about 12.30pm to reports that a small helicopter had crashed. Police from Bankstown Local Area Command found the four-seater Robinson R22 helicopter with significant

  • Deadly gas explosion rocks Bolivian Carnival

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 82

    La Paz: Six people have been killed and dozens are injured after a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the world renowned folkloric Carnival in the Bolivian city of Oruro. Deputy Commander Freddy Betancurt says the blast took place on a street parallel to where participants were making the folkloric entrance to Oruro's Carnival, one of the most important

  • Brisbane Broncos' British import downed by knee injury after 14 minutes

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 71

    English recruit Andre Savelio has suffered a suspected season-ending knee injury on his Brisbane debut in the Broncos' 16-6 NRL trial victory over Central Queensland Capras. The 22-year-old forward lasted just 14 minutes before his knee buckled awkwardly in a tackle against the Queensland Cup side at Theodore on Saturday night in front of 3000-strong

  • Thrills, spills and staph infections: Inside Perth's first UFC tournament

    11 February 2018 5:03 AM 74

    In WA's first ever UFC event, Australian Tyson Pedro has sent fans wild after pulling off a stunning victory over Russian Saparbek Safarov in their light heavyweight fight at Perth Arena on Sunday. The first fight of the main card at Arena didn't even make it to the second round after New South Welshman Pedro won by submission. "I told you we were going

  • Two children injured in crash at Athlone

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 106

    A young girl is fighting for life after a two-car collision about 110 kilometres south-east of Melbourne on Saturday. Five people were injured after two cars crashed on the Drouin-Korumburra Road, Athlone, just before 1.30pm. A primary school-aged girl was flown to the Royal Children's Hospital, where she remained in a critical condition on Saturday

  • Basketball ACT prospect Brody Doran draws comparisons with NBA star Patty Mills

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 78

    Patty Mills paved the way for emerging basketball stars in Canberra like Brody Doran, but never did the ACT under 20s star think he'd be drawing comparisons with the NBA champion. Doran led the ACT with 19 points and four assists in an 87-71 loss to the NBA Global Academy in Basketball Australia's under 20s national championships in Gosford on Saturday

  • Adele Douglas takes another step on golfing fairytale at Royal Canberra Classic

    10 February 2018 9:39 AM 72

    Adele Douglas walked away from a career as a real estate agent to pursue her golfing dream, but it really turned into a fairytale when a marriage proposal became the incentive to improve. That's why Douglas was smiling after every shot at the Royal Canberra Classic, even on a stretch of six bogeys in eight holes on Saturday. Douglas was the third-ranked