The future of food supplies is under "severe threat" because of the number of animal and plant species disappearing, a United Nations report has found.
Tasmania's capital will get a $30 million boost to help provide more affordable housing in a deal announced by the federal government.
Breakdancing, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing could all be on the agenda for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games if the French capital's organising committee has its way.
A senior Sydney prison officer accused of rape and sexually abusing two female inmates has been granted bail.
A devastating fire has raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 81 people.
A big helping of blueberries each day can improve blood pressure in healthy people, research shows.
For many Australians, Julie Bishop is the best leader the Liberal Party never had.
NSW Police are monitoring Premier Gladys Berejiklian's electorate office after thousands of social media users committed to defecate on the doorstep in response to her government's stance on pill testing.
Leaders have a responsibility to ensure harassment is not happening under their noses, former Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs says.
More children are in childcare for more hours than the government envisaged under its new subsidy system, initial data shows.