Australia’s Omar in the running to be crowned the world’s longest cat
18 May 2017 | 11:50 am
Omar from Australia is in the running to be named the world's longest cat after Guinness World Records contacted his owner following a picture she posted of him on Instagram.
25 Sep 2021
The US and UK will share nuclear-powered submarine technology with Australia as part of the new three-way defensive alliance. The move comes amid tense relations with China.
22 Sep 2021
CCTV footage shows a ski run at Mount Buller during an earthquake that shook southeastern Australia. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the quake at 5.8, later revised up to 5.9, and said it struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles).
11 Oct 2021
A set of hulking machines from 'Mad Max: Fury road' await a new owner in a Sydney warehouse as a far-out fleet of 13 from the 2015 film goes up for sale.
27 Sep 2021
The premier of Australia's most populous state New South Wales says "quite confidently" that vaccinated Sydney residents will finally emerge from a lengthy lockdown on October 11.
28 Sep 2021
The move follows a damning series in The Wall Street Journal about the effects of app on teens' mental health. But the tech giant insists it still "stands by" the project.
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down in global outage, Nigerian governors, etc named in Pandora Papers
4 Oct 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
5 Oct 2021
Website monitoring group Downdetector said Monday's outage was the largest such failure it had ever seen. While services maybe reconnected, Facebook still has to contend with damaging revelations from an ex-employee.
9 Oct 2021
France says it is sending its ambassador back to Australia to help "redefine the terms'' of the bilateral relationship after Canberra ditched a multibillion-dollar submarine contract.
10 Oct 2021
Users have been facing issues accessing the social media giant's apps and services for the second time in a week. The company said a configuration change was behind the outage, which is under control.
31 Oct 2021
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces a much-delayed pledge to meet 2050 net-zero emissions target ahead of a landmark UN climate summit. Widely seen as a climate laggard, Australia is one of the world's largest coal and gas exporters and its conservative government has resisted climate action for most of its eight-year term.
2 Nov 2021
Australia reopened its borders Monday, permitting citizens to return and exit the country. Foreign workers in Australia remain unable to do so though.
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The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
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Colombia's first leftist president, ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro, is set to be inaugurated in Bogota. He aims to curb rampant inequality in the Latin American country.
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The war in Ukraine has exposed Germany's overreliance on Russian gas, prompting a search for alternatives. Solar power is one and is already seeing a surge. Is the former solar powerhouse on the cusp of a new solar boom?
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China has said military exercises around the contested island would continue. Several days of activity have disrupted shipping and air travel, with Taiwan saying the move amounts to a blockade.
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Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.