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Boy, 11, sole survivor of NSW fatal crash

Senior police say it's "astounding" an 11-year-old boy managed to survive a fiery head-on crash south of Canberra that killed the three other people involved.

Hotel to accommodate SA hospital patients

Patients awaiting treatment or about to be discharged from the troubled new Royal Adelaide Hospital are being accommodated across the road at the Riviera Hotel.

Thai cave boys wake up at home after weeks

Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious ceremony.

Europe hits Google with record $6.8b fine

European antitrust regulators have fined Google a record 4.34 billion euros ($6.8b) and ordered it to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling the US tech company says it will appeal.