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Aussie nears Antarctic sailing record

After Aussie solo sailor Lisa Blair dismasted and was left fighting for her boat and her life during a world record attempt to circumnavigate Antarctica in 2017, she'd have been forgiven for sticking to dry land.

Rescuers search rubble at Cuba hotel

Rescuers in Cuba's capital are searching rubble through the night to find more victims of an explosion that killed at least 22 people and injured dozens at a luxury hotel.

Caleb Ewan crashes in dramatic Giro opener

Australian sprint star Caleb Ewan has suffered a dramatic and painful crash in the final metres of the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia in Hungary while battling for victory.

Australian woman missing in Mexico

Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast have issued an alert for a missing Australian woman whose two-year-old daughter was found wandering alone in the resort city of Cancun.

Heard to return to stand in Depp case

Aquaman actress Amber Heard is expected to testify for a second day in the defamation case brought by her former husband Johnny Depp, the Hollywood star she says assaulted her multiple times before and during their brief marriage.