A surfer was bitten on the leg by a shark off a beach on Australia’s west coast Sunday, authorities said, the latest in a spate of recent attacks that saw another man killed.
A woman has been arrested after a “complex” investigation into an Australian strawberry scare where needles were found stuck into the fruit, police said Sunday, in a crisis that sparked nationwide panic.
A three day, $30 million launch party for Bangkok’s biggest and flashiest mall got off to a rocky start on Friday night when its star guest Alicia Keys was briefly left voiceless by a dodgy sound system.
England captain Joe Root believes England will go into the second Test against Sri Lanka at Kandy on Wednesday with “huge amounts of confidence” after overcoming the hosts in Galle.
Australia’s cricketers admit they are drained from a huge effort to halt a demoralising losing streak while dealing with intense scrutiny over their poor form and the ball-tampering scandal.
German luxury carmaker BMW on Friday said it was recalling “approximately one million vehicles” in North America over two separate problems that posed fire risks, and did not rule out that more countries may be affected.
Ebola, zika, SARS: a century after the “Spanish flu” killed 50 million people, humanity now risks a new wave of deadly diseases, and in today’s globalised world another such pandemic may be unavoidable, experts warned at the Davos summit this week.
One of Germany’s top courts will decide Thursday whether some diesel vehicles can be banned from parts of cities like Stuttgart and Duesseldorf to reduce air pollution, a possible landmark judgement for the “car nation”.
A lone finger bone unearthed in the desert suggests modern humans had penetrated deep into Arabia already 85,000 years ago, said a study Monday that claimed to advance our African exodus by millennia.
Sebastian Vettel made light of his disappointment at missing out on beating Lewis Hamilton to a fifth world title on Friday with an unexpected message on Ferrari team radio.
Australian surgeons on Friday successfully separated 15-month-old Bhutanese twins, Nima and Dawa, who had been joined at the torso.