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The group 'Justice for Captives' can be seen wearing animal masks and holding signs on the roof of the theme park’s front entrance

Dreamworld shows disrupted as animal activists protest against animals held in captivity

The group ‘Justice for Captives’ can be seen wearing animal masks and holding signs on the roof of the theme park’s front entrance.

French protesters hit streets for fifth weekend, but momentum slows

Eight people have died in incidents tied to the yellow vest movement, mostly from traffic accidents linked to roads blocked by protesters.

00:20
Images on social media show flames rising from a restaurant and firefighters battling their way through rubble.

Forty-two people injured in explosion at Japanese restaurant

The explosion occurred in Sapporo and caused nearby apartment buildings and houses to shake.

01:29
Patricia Burns was tired and dehydrated but otherwise unscathed following her ordeal.

New Zealand woman, 84, found alive after four days lost in bush in Western Australia

Patricia Byrne was tired and dehydrated but otherwise unscathed following her ordeal.

00:25
The video has emerged following the announcement Mick Mulvaney will take over the role next month.

President Trump’s acting Chief of Staff once called him a 'terrible human being'

The comments have emerged following the announcement Mick Mulvaney will take over the role.

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Mr Blair has called for a second referendum - she calls the comments an "insult to the office he once held".

UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote saying it could be 'divisive not decisive'

Theresa May postponed a vote on the Brexit plan last week after it became clear that lawmakers would decisively reject it.

Plants don't like the human touch, study finds

Researchers suggest a look and don't touch approach to your vegetable garden this summer.

02:00
With only nine days left before Christmas many of us will be over indulging.

New British study suggests we should jump on the scales more over the festive season

With only nine days left before Christmas many of us will be over indulging.

Car driving phone txt txting

Over 300,000 people caught using mobile phones while driving in NSW

High-tech detection cameras were used as part of a world-first month long trial to snap the defiant drivers.

00:29
His enthusiasm for a new healthcare bill comes after Obamacare was ruled unconstitutional by a US federal judge.

Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare

His enthusiasm stems from yesterday's federal court ruling that Obamacare was based on an unconstitutional foundation.

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman was an Islamic State supporter says his father

The Christmas market reopened yesterday after being closed during the search for the suspect.

Jakelin's mother,Claudia Maquin, 27, sits on a wooden bed while she answers questions from journalists with her three children.

Girl, 7, who died at US border fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Instead of finding a new life outside her country, the seven-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital.

Crocodile (file picture).

Crocodile warning after 'incredible' Queensland flooding

There has already been one sighting of a crocodile during a flood rescue last night.

01:57
It’s a Chinese company and experts warn there will be consequences from Beijing.

Security worries hobble ambitions of China tech giant Huawei

China's foreign ministry complains critics are "hyping so-called threats" to hamper Huawei's business.

Putin says rap music should be controlled in Russia, not banned.

'If it is impossible to stop, then we must lead it and direct it,' says President Putin.

People demonstrate in Rome: "Get Up! Stand Up! Stand Up for your rights!" against racism and the government's immigration policies was the slogan of protesters against the so-called "Salvini decree", that aims to reduce the number of migrants granted humanitarian protection.

Thousands protest in streets of Rome against anti-migrant policies

It follows the hardening of migrant policies by Italian interior minister and deputy premier Matteo Salvini.

Officials from almost 200 countries agree on universal rules to help curb global warming

A conclusion has been made after two weeks of bruising negotiations.

Egypt announces discovery of 4,400 year old tomb

The private tomb belonged to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs.

02:08
The man was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in prison for the serious misjudgement.

'C'mon you know what to do' - Sydney father jailed for encouraging four-year-old daughter to play with his gun

The man was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in prison for the serious misjudgement.

French protests turn violent again with tear gas on Champs-Elysees

This is the fifth straight weekend of protests in the capital.

Joe Biden.

Biden must consider the age issue as he ponders 2020 run

Questions are circling as to whether the 76-year-old will seek to run for the US presidency.

02:02
The girl had entered America illegally with her father.

Seven-year-old girl dies while in custody of US border control agents

Customs and Border Protection said today that the girl initially appeared healthy and there were no signs of trouble.

Jerusalem's Old City.

Australia recognises west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

It won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

Leopard kills monk while he meditated in Indian forest

The forest area, located about 800km from Mumbai, is also home to tigers and bears.

 U.S. prosecutors in Hawaii accuse the owner and officers of the Japanese fishing boat of helping Indonesian fishermen smuggle nearly 1,000 shark fins.

Indonesian fishermen charged with smuggling NZ$85,000 worth of shark fins in US

Prosecutors say the fishermen harvested fins from some sharks that were still alive.

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Illuminated by more than two million lights, the metal structure lit up waters of the lagoon for seven minutes.

Photos: How Christmas is beginning to be celebrated around the world

December 2018 photos from around the globe to see how the world is celebrating Christmas.

Facebook icon mobile app generic file smartphone

Nearly 7 million users have photos exposed after latest Facebook bug

The bug disclosed overnight gave hundreds of apps unauthorised access to photos.

The sentencing in the US has been hailed as a landmark moment for the MeToo movement.

Bill Cosby continues sexual assault appeal but is denied bail

Cosby filed an appeal earlier this month saying that the trial judge had a feud with a key pretrial witness.

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump has named Mulvaney as his new chief of staff.

Trump picks budget director Mick Mulvaney to replace John Kelly as chief of staff

Mulvaney will be Trump's third chief of staff since he took office.

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Susie Goodall arrived today in the Chilean southern city of Punta Arenas, where she was met by her mother and brother.

British sailor lost at sea has 'emotional' return to dry land after boat capsizes during solo round-the-world race

Susie Goodall was the youngest entrant and only woman in the Golden Globe competition

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