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Thomas Markle hinted he may have some royal grandchildren to enjoy soon.

Meghan Markle's father speaks of pain at not being able to attend royal wedding

Thomas Markle hinted he may have some royal grandchildren to enjoy soon.

Qantas plane forced to return to Sydney after being struck by lightning

Flight QF2164 to Port Macquarie returned shortly after take-off this morning.

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Aussie customers

The action was sparked after complaints about an "error 53" that disabled iPhones and iPads.

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Wilson was convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces two years in prison.

Archbishop of Adelaide who concealed child sex crimes may not survive jail, court hears

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted on the charges.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 31 : Passengers run to take the train just arrive at Paris Saint-Lazare Train Station, Paris, France on May 31, 2016. (Photo by Rodrigo Avellaneda/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Baby born on Paris train gets free rides in French capital until he's 25

The baby's birth disrupted trains in the centre of Paris today.

Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme

Jury set to decide the fate of Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank'

"He's done some bad things in his life, some things I'm sure at his age he regrets," the prosecutor said. "But that's the life he led."

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An Adelaide mother is warning about the risks of the potentially deadly parechovirus – which is on the rise.

'It was so frightening' – Aussie mum's desperate hospital rush for baby with deadly virus

An Adelaide mother is warning about the risks of the potentially deadly parechovirus.

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It’s not the first time the sharp-tongued French President has taken it upon himself to teach morality.

Watch: 'Ca va, Manu?' - Cheeky teen told off by Emmanuel Macron after informal greeting during official event

The young man had earlier been singing the socialist anthem 'L'Internationale' within earshot of the French President.

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016, file photo, handguns are displayed at a trade show in Las Vegas. A new study by the Small Arms Survey released Monday, June 18, 2018, of small arms estimates there are over 1 billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, and rising - US owns nearly half

The US owns more small arms than the other top 25 countries combined.

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The plane landed safely despite the fire, which was filmed by an unnamed passenger.

Saudi Arabia World Cup team's plane catches fire on their way to their match

An unnamed passenger took footage out the window of Russian Airlines Airbus jet, with flames clearly seen coming out from the wing.

shipping container terminal at dusk,  modern harbor and global trade background

China is engaging in 'predatory economics 101' says US' top diplomat

Mike Pompeo made the remarks as global markets reacted to trade tensions between the US and China.

A photo provided by US Customs and Border Protection shows people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, in McAllen, Texas.

Immigrant children are being held in fenced cages at US border facilities

Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.

Train in UK (file picture).

Three men struck and killed by train in London

Police are treating the deaths as "unexplained."

FILE - In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 file photo, Rupert Stadler, CEO of German car producer Audi, briefs the media during the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Audi CEO detained by German authorities in diesel emissions case

The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015.

FILE-- A person uses an iPhone in New York, May 29, 2018. Apple is closing the technological loophole that let authorities hack into iPhones, angering police and other officials and reigniting a debate over whether the government has a right to get into the personal devices that are at the center of modern life. (Elizabeth D. Herman/The New York Times)

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for emergency calls

Apple is trying to drag the US's antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century.

This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.  (Disney/Pixar via AP)

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

The previous animation record-holder was "Finding Dory," which had a $135 million launch in 2016.

FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo smoke billows out of the chimneys of the Neurath lignite power plant in Neurath. Germany. World leaders affirmed their commitment Thursday, June 1, 2017 to combating climate change ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on whether he would pull out of the Paris climate accord. Trump is expected to announce his decision on Thursday afternoon. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP,file)

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

Germany will likely miss its goal of cutting emissions by 40 percent by 2020, the country's environment minister said on Tuesday NZ Time.

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing.

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How can you spot the dangers of the digital universe as online gaming becomes more accessible?

Online gaming addiction a mental health condition says UN health body

How can you spot the dangers of the digital universe as online gaming becomes more accessible?

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Eurydice Dixon, 22, was raped and murdered on her way home on June 13.

Watch: Thousands gather in Melbourne park to remember killed comedian Eurydice Dixon

Organisers said vandals won't detract from tonight's vigil, one of a number around Australia.

In this Oct. 18, 2014, photo, students from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia wear costumes to attend an annual festival based on the Harry Potter fantasy series conceived by British author J.K. Rowling, including Dan Lemoine, second from right, dressed as the title character; Mollie Durkin, second from left, dressed as the character Hermione Granger; and John Spiewak Jr., left, dressed as the character Ron Weasley, as they arrive at the festival in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia. In 2018, Warner Bros. notified organizers of Harry Potter fan festivals around the U.S. of new guidelines prohibiting any use of names, places or objects from the fantasy series, in an effort to crack down on unauthorized commercial activity at such events. (David Swanson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Most read story: 'They are acting like the Dursleys' - Warner Bros. crackdown on US Harry Potter festivals

Warner Bros. believe it's necessary to halt unauthorised commercial activity.

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Is Donald Trump set to pardon any victims of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry?

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the President will consider move if he think they've been treated 'unfairly".

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More than 200 others were hurt in the strong and destructive earthquake in western Japan.

Shallow earthquake kills three in Japan, including nine-year-old girl

More than 200 others were hurt in the strong and destructive earthquake in Osaka.

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The average crocodile found in the area is only half the size according to experts.

Watch: Gigantic live 400kg croc caught near popular fishing spot in Darwin

The average crocodile found in the area is only half the size according to experts.

It is the latest move by a big supermarket chain on the use of plastic shopping bags.

One in five Aussie shoppers opposed to Woolies & Coles banning single-use plastic bags

In a survey of 2200 people, nearly half expect that taking their own bags to the shops would be a hassle.

Indie Armstrong.

'My moon and back' - father of Queensland girl hit by car posts heartbreaking tribute

Indie Armstrong, 6, was killed by an out-of-control car in a shopping centre car park.

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