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December 14, 2018 3:09 PM Queensland weather: Cyclone Owen tracking map

CYCLONE Owen is putting people’s lives at risk as it tracks towards the coast of Queensland, Australia. Here is the latest tracking map and more information about when Owen will make landfall. State disaster co-ordinator Bob Gee added: “Tonight, bed down and stay safe, take your medication with you, a torch and make sure you have a really good idea of a place 5

December 14, 2018 11:18 AM Australia v India: Marcus Harris top-scores for hosts in second Test in Perth

Marcus Harris, Aaron Finch and Travis Head scored half-centuries but Australia were reined in to 277-6 by India on day one of the second Test. Another three wickets soon after saw Australia wobble to 148-4 in Perth. Head and Shaun Marsh added 84, but Hanuma Vihari and Ishant Sharma picked up their second wickets before stumps. Captain Tim Paine is unbeaten 6

December 14, 2018 9:36 AM Ashley Giles set to replace Andrew Strauss as new England director of cricket

Former England left-arm spinner Ashley Giles is on the verge of replacing Andrew Strauss as England's new director of cricket. The 45-year-old, who is sporting director at Warwickshire, has been identified as the preferred candidate and is finalising contract details. Giles was sacked as England's ODI coach in 2014 despite leading them to a Champions 5

December 14, 2018 2:17 AM Global intelligence group Five Eyes STEPS UP to confront China amid World War 3 FEARS

AN INTELLIGENCE-SHARING alliance of five nations has been exchanging classified information on China’s foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year. A total of seven officials in four capitals revealed the extent of the heightened cooperation. The sharing of information took place within the Five Eyes alliance. It appears 5

December 12, 2018 10:10 PM Is THIS the moment Meghan felt her baby KICK? Duchess places PROTECTIVE hands around bump

MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first royal baby due in Spring. But a video filmed at the British Fashion Awards appears to show the moment the Duchess of Sussex’ child kicks, sending fans into a frenzy. Meghan and Harry announced the happy news as they flew to Australia for an official royal tour on October 15 – and were showered 5

December 12, 2018 2:14 PM Emily Atack and Fleur East touch down in the UK following I’m A Celebrity stint

EMILY ATACK and Fluer East have landed in the UK following their time in the Australian jungle for ITV show I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Emily Atack and Fleur East touched down at Heathrow airport in London today following their long-haul flight home from Australia. Runner-up Emily Atack, 28, was all smiles when she was pictured walking through 5

December 8, 2018 9:46 AM Australia v India: Virat Kohli wicket gives hosts hope in Adelaide

India took control of the first Test against Australia with a gritty batting display on the third day in Adelaide. Having taken the last three Australia wickets to bowl out their hosts for 235, India reached 151-3 - off 61 overs - for a second-innings lead of 166. Cheteshwar Pujara batted for almost three hours to finish unbeaten on 40 as India frustrated 6

December 7, 2018 12:04 AM STRONG magnitude 6.2 earthquake ROCKS New Caledonia on Ring of Fire off Australian coast

A POWERFUL magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck close to the French territory of New Caledonia, causing tremors to ricochet across the volatile Ring of Fire region, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is where many earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions occur, making it one of the most volatile areas on the planet in terms 8

December 6, 2018 12:11 PM Barnaby Joyce: Schools should keep right to expel transgender kids

Australia’s former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is facing anger after suggesting faith schools should keep the right to discriminate against transgender children. The former leader of Australia’s Nationals made the comments as the country’s parliament debates plans to eliminate exemptions for faith schools that permit them to discriminate against 8

December 6, 2018 6:55 AM Norfolk Island EARTHQUAKE: Australia island hit by Magnitude 6 quake on Ring of Fire

A MAGNITUDE 6 earthquake has shaken Australia’s Norfolk Island, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said - the second to rock the South Pacific Ocean over the past 24 hours. This latest quake hit at a depth of 10km (six miles) about 681km (423 miles) northeast of Norfolk Island. There was no immediate tsunami warning after and no reports of damage 7