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January 18, 2018 2:23 PM Drone rescues teen swimmers stranded in sea in Australia

The Little Ripper drone was sent to the rescue of the boys, aged 16 and 17, after they became trapped in 10ft waves in the rough seas of Lennox Head, New South Wales. A member of the public spotted the stricken youths, prompting the drone to be launched to their location. It then dropped a life raft which was used by the boys to get back to safety 8

January 18, 2018 1:39 PM Roger Federer eases into third round of the Australian Open with straight sets win over Jan-Lennard Struff

Roger Federer fought off the challenge of Jan-Lennard Struff to move into the third round of the Australian Open. The defending champion benefited from playing in the relative cool of the evening unlike possible semi-final opponent Novak Djokovic and emerged an ultimately comfortable 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) winner. But German Struff, ranked 55, caused a few problems 10

January 18, 2018 11:43 AM Mercedes to unveil new car at Silverstone next month

Lewis Hamilton will take the wraps off the Mercedes he hopes will fire him to a fifth Formula One championship next month. Mercedes, who last year sealed a fourth consecutive constructors’ title, are set to launch their car for the forthcoming campaign at Silverstone on February 22. Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas will also get their first taste 3

January 18, 2018 11:43 AM Malaysia Airlines forced to land in Alice

A Malaysian Airlines flight between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur has been forced to land at Alice Springs Airport due to technical issues, the airline says. The flight was close to the West Australian coastline when it was forced to divert to Alice Springs on Thursday afternoon. The airline said flight MH122 was forced to land in the Northern Territory for "technical 4

January 18, 2018 11:18 AM Hewitt, Groth win through in Open doubles

Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Groth have kept their Australian Open farewell tour rolling with victory in the first round of the doubles at Melbourne Park. The pair needed just over an hour to defeat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin and Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3 6-3. Hewitt retired from tennis after his final Australian Open singles campaign in 2016, although 2

January 17, 2018 10:01 AM Rafael Nadal cruises past Leonardo Mayer in straight sets to reach third round of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal withstood a spirited performance from Leonardo Mayer to reach the third round of the Australian Open. The world No 1 was not as dominant as in his first-round win over Victor Estrella Burgos but that had a lot to do with the performance of Argentinian Mayer, who refused to allow Nadal to pull away. There was no real question of Mayer threatening 14

January 16, 2018 1:35 AM 'Have you heard of Mount Franklin?': Social media users lash out at Australian Open organisers for selling fancy bottled water from China

It's labelled as the 'official water' of the Australian Open - but it's from China. People have taken to social media to express outrage over the decision to sell and give out 'unpatriotic' Ganten water. The bottle, which looks similar to the Evian bottle, is visible on the court next to players and the lids have been labelled as the competition's official 11

January 16, 2018 12:01 AM Thousands are evacuated and tsunami warning is issued after volcanic eruptions on Papua New Guinea

Thousands of people put at risk by a volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea have been evacuated by the authorities. Eruptions on Kadovar Island in the East Sepik region of the South Pacific island led to Prime Minister Peter O'Neill orchestrating the evacuation. It is feared further eruptions might occur in the nation's north, the government said on Monday 10

January 15, 2018 11:51 PM 'I had my girlfriend in my room, so it's been alright': Nick Kyrgios' cheeky remark about his stunning partner sends crowd into hysterics at the Australian Open

Australian Open spectators erupted into laughter on Monday night after Nick Kygrios made a cheeky remark about his girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic during his post-match interview. The young Australian tennis player, who defeated world No.98 Rogerio Dutra Silva, was chatting about how he spent his time the week before his first match when he made the funny 4

January 15, 2018 9:59 PM 'I'm a mother, I'm 43. I can't be taking my clothes off!' Asher Keddie says she was worried about shooting group sex scene... as director reveals fears of HARDCORE PORN for Swinging Safari

She famously shared a steamy sex scene with her own husband Vincent Fantauzzo for hit TV drama Offspring. But nothing could have prepared Asher Keddie for the pivotal group sex scene that she was required to film for her new flick Swinging Safari. Speaking to News Corp this week, the actress confessed she was petrified of stripping down for the open room swinging 2