Australia fires: Blaze 'sparked by helicopter lights' rages near Canberra – World News

The bushfire crisis continues as a national park burns south of Canberra. Read more »

Coronavirus: Australian scientists first to recreate virus outside China – World News

Image copyright PETER DOHERTY INSTITUTE FOR INFECTION AND IMMUNITY Image caption The new coronavirus has been grown outside China for the first time Scientists in Australia have become the... Read more »

Australia fires: Firefighters dance on TikTok to 'raise spirits' – World News

The videos from the front line of Australia’s bushfire crisis also have a serious purpose. Read more »

Huawei set for limited role in UK 5G networks – World News

The UK has decided to let Huawei continue to be used in its 5G networks but with restrictions, despite pressure from the US to block the firm. The Chinese... Read more »

Coronavirus: Wuhan residents shout from windows in solidarity – World News

Wuhan is the centre of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, and all 11 million residents have been advised to stay at home as the Chinese city remains under quarantine. Video... Read more »

Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 106 as China tightens measures – World News

Image copyright AFP Chinese authorities say 106 people have died from the new coronavirus and more than 4,000 people are infected. The country has meanwhile further tightened travel restrictions... Read more »

Visit Nepal’s yeti: How mythical creature divided Himalayan nation – World News

Image caption These statues are due to be sent around the world to advertise Nepal as a tourist destination A row over a mythical creature has pitted experts against... Read more »

Manzoor Pashteen: Activist who dared to challenge Pakistan army held – World News

Image copyright Aamir Qureshi/Getty Images Image caption Pashtun Protection Movement leader Manzoor Pashteen has helped publicise rights abuses The man leading protests accusing Pakistan’s army of human rights abuses... Read more »

Air India: Can the national carrier finally find a buyer? – World News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Air India has been haemorrhaging money for years The Indian government’s announcement that it will sell its entire stake in its national carrier,... Read more »

Woman dies in Australia Day lamington-eating contest – World News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lamingtons are a sponge cake covered in chocolate and desiccated coconut A woman has died in Australia while taking part in a contest... Read more »