Apple's latest iPhone might be red, but it's not Red in China. The special-edition version of the iPhone 7 and 7plus goes on sale in more than 40 countries, but China has done it slightly differently.
Two elderly German tourists have been found dead in a remote area of Australia's Northern Territory. The couple, in their 70s, arrived in Australia earlier this month and rented a car in Alice Springs
The girlfriend of murdered British backpacker Peter Falconio has gone back to Australia 15 years after his death to "bring him home". Joanne Lees said she believed his missing body could still be found.
At his inauguration last week President Trump reframed the American mission from leadership of a global rules-based system in the interests of all, to 'America first'. Meanwhile the leader of Communist
Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into whether officials held a banquet where the endangered pangolin was served, local media reported. It comes after pictures of the feast, held in the
In the red corner: a mechanic who streamed Australia's most anticipated boxing match for free on Facebook Live. In the blue corner: a cable TV company that risked a public backlash to protect its lucrative
An exhibit by actor Shia LaBeouf that lambasted President Donald Trump has been shut down because it had turned into "a flashpoint for violence". The piece of performance art encouraged the public to "He
US President Donald Trump has climbed down on past threats and agreed to honour the so-called "One China" policy. He backed the long-standing agreement during a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping,
A major Australian retailer is limiting self-service checkouts in an attempt to reduce shoplifting. Last year, Australian research suggested a widespread practice of scanning expensive items as carrots
Revellers did not run away when a whirlwind swept through a music festival in Australia on Saturday. They instead sprinted directly towards the towering column of dust and debris so that they could dance
The Australian sport of Physie has been described as "like dance for the army". We follow one woman determined to master the art. Find out how you can get involved in dance or gymnastics with our Get guides.
As ‘dry January’ comes to an end, Susie Dent looks back at the long and colourful relationship between alcohol and the English language. Dry January is almost over, and temporary teetotallers everywhere
People caught eating rare wild animals in China could be jailed for up to 10 years, state media report, under new measures passed on Thursday. Those who knowingly buy wild animals illegally hunted could
A tiny possum, the faunal emblem of the state of Victoria in Australia, is rapidly heading towards extinction, say scientists. Researchers say the creature, nicknamed the fairy possum, is suffering under
As a homesick teenager in Britain in the early 1900s, the writer Dorothea Mackellar yearned for the "pitiless blue sky" of Australia. "I love a sunburnt country," she declared in her timeless poem My and
A 75-year-old grandfather has been offered free holidays around Australia after his online advert to find a new "fishing mate" went viral. Ray Johnstone found casting lines off South Australia's Yorke
A woman whose mother was killed by tigers at a Chinese wildlife park has had her lawsuit against the park accepted by a court. The woman, surnamed Zhao, visited the drive-through Beijing Badaling Wildlife
A man has been mauled to death by a tiger after he entered its enclosure at a zoo in eastern China. The tiger was then shot dead by a special forces unit from the local police, in the Sunday incident the
In 2015 five Hong Kong booksellers disappeared and later resurfaced in mainland China in the hands of Chinese authorities. Now, there are concerns that Chinese tycoon Xiao Jianhua, who has not been seen
Chinese passport holders face some of the strictest travel restrictions in the world, so when a social media post claimed easier travel was on the horizon, it's little surprise that it went viral very
The start of the Year of the Rooster is prompting young Chinese social media users to reflect on their roots. During Chinese New Year, it is common for urban-dwelling Chinese people to return to their
Researchers have discovered the earliest known ancestor of humans - along with a vast range of other species. They say that fossilised traces of the 540-million-year-old creature are "exquisitely well
Australia was the first country in the world to introduce mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products - and the UK will have followed suit by May this year. But will any country copy Australia's plan
A father in Germany has found the bodies of six teenagers, including his son and daughter, in his secluded garden hut in Bavaria. The five young men and a woman aged 18 and 19 had been having a party the
Australian scientists hope a drug that mimics part of a shark's immune system may help treat an incurable lung disease. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) scars lung tissue, causing breathing to become
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Facebook has hired Hugo Barra to lead its development of virtual reality products, following his departure from Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi. Mr Barra announced his decision to leave China on Monday.
Australia and New Zealand say they are hopeful of pressing ahead with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, despite America's formal withdrawal. The US-led 12-nation agreement was set to cover 40%
Hundreds of millions of people are expected to be on the move this week as China gets ready for one of the biggest celebrations in the world. Chinese New Year, which this year falls on Saturday 28 January,