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Body search widened after Qld plane crash

Authorities have widened a search for the bodies of a couple presumed dead in a light plane crash off Brisbane.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

'This is an emergency in China': WHO

The World Health Organisation is calling a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally "an emergency in China", but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.Twitter (function(d,...

Border minister backs coronavirus response

The man responsible for Australia's borders has defended the national response to the coronavirus.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Fatal plane crash cause still unclear: RFS

The three US firefighters who died after their air tanker crashed while battling bushfires in southern NSW were "remarkable individuals" aiding Australians in their hour of need, the Rural Fire Service commissioner says.Twitter (function(d, s, id)...

Man nabbed at Bondi after ocean stand-off

A man who allegedly harassed women at Sydney's Bondi Beach has been arrested in the ocean after a two-hour stand-off with police.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Two cities locked down, virus kills 17

China has put on lockdown two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global...

Fear grows in Tas mine worker search

Fear are growing for the safety of a miner who went missing after an earth collapse at Tasmania's Henty Gold Mine early on Thursday morning.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Qld couple 'wouldn't survive' plane crash

A Brisbane husband and wife onboard a light plane that crashed into water at high speed would not have been able to survive the impact.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Three dead as water tanker crashes in NSW

Three United States firefighters have died in a fireball after their aerial water tanker crashed while battling blazes in southern NSW.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

What we know about the new coronavirus

Global health authorities fear the transmission rate of coronavirus will accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel at home and abroad during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));