Princess Charlotte to make rare public appearance at christening

The popular young royal family will have their first official photo as a family of four taken at Charlotte's christening.


Kiwis join Minecraft convention in London

Kiwis were among thousands of hard core gamers who flocked to London for a Minecraft convention.

Pope Francis returns to South America

History's first Latin American Pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time.

Hillary Clinton hopeful US can reach 'verifiable deal' with Iran

The Democratic presidential front-runner has spoken of her hopes about a deal to curb Iran's nuclear weapons programme.


Greek Australians on tenterhooks over referendum

Thousands of Greeks on this side of the world are keeping a close eye on their homeland.


Greeks go to the polls for bailout referendum

With the austerity referendum polls now open, Greeks are contemplating how their vote will shape their future.


Kiwi model misses out on US hot dog eating title

Kiwi model turned competitive eater misses out on Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.

Who is she? US police on the hunt to identify girl found dead in a bag

Police say who the girl is and how she died remain mysteries.

Not having a good day: Fraser the lab rescued after becoming exhausted

A Labrador in distress and his tramper owner had to be rescued after suffering exhaustion.

Girl killed after being struck by jumping sturgeon in boat

A five-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a sturgeon leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her.

Greece teetering on the edge of collapse - but how did it get there?

Ahead of the vote, here are seven short explanations of how Greece got into today's mess.


Child militants kill Syrian soldiers in sick new ISIS video

ISIS child killers have executed 25 Syrian government soldiers in an ancient Roman amphitheatre.

Riders rescued after 120 metre ferris wheel stops

Riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye which towers 120 metres over central Florida.

Syrian troops and Hezbollah besiege border mountain resort

Syrian elite forces backed by Hezbollah fighters besieged Zabadani under the cover of intense airstrikes

State of emergency declared in Tunisia

Tunisia's president says the country is not safe from extremists.


Rival rallies halt in Greece ahead of crucial referendum

Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum - with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise


King Tupou VI crowned in coronation in Tonga

Thousands of visitors including foreign royals witnessed the coronation of King Tupou VI in Tonga this morning.


UK pauses to remember Tunisia shooting victims

The Queen was among those who marked a minute's silence for the victims of the beach attack.


NASA crashes plane in Virginia in the name of safety

Researchers dropped the Cessna from 25 metres to test the reliability of emergency locator beacons.


NASA crashes plane in the name of safety

Researchers in Virginia dropped the Cessna from 25 metres to test the reliability of emergency locator beacons.


Bus on fire hurtles down a Ukrainian road

A bus in the Ukraine has burst into flames and carried on driving down a main road in Lviv.

Dalai Lama getting a 2.4m-tall cake for his 80th

It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in southern California.


Bye bye, Baby: Coastguard called to save baby who drifted 1km out to sea

The 10-month-old's parents forgot she was had been left in a flotation device while at the beach.


?Did you go to Nautilus??: Judge recognises man from school

A man broke down in court after the judge setting his bond recognised him.

ISIS sets its sights on Israel firing rockets across Egyptian border

The Islamic State fired rockets from Sinai where Egyptian troops are battling the extremist group.

Controversy ahead of Tongan King's royal coronation

King Tupou VI has ordered the government to back away from a UN convention against the discrimination of women

Foreign royals flock to Tonga for King's coronation, streamed live this morning

Thousands of visitors including foreign royals have arrived in Tonga ahead of tomorrow's coronation of King Tupou VI.

Julian Assange reveals secret love child amid French asylum rumours

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he hasn't seen his child or child's mother for five years.

Boko Haram continue bloody Ramadan rampage in Nigeria

The terrorist group linked to ISIS has killed more than 170 people this week alone.

6.5 earthquake leaves buildings 'trembling' in China, six dead

Thousands of buildings are believed to have collapsed in the western region of Xinjiang.

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