Australian News

Single mother builds tiny house for $13,000 in Ballarat Yahoo7 News

A thrifty single mother has turned her back on a crippling mortgage by building her own miniature home for just $13,000.<p>When Charlotte Sapwell, 27, …

Tiny House Movement

10 foolproof ways to defend yourself from the magpie menace

When the Sun comes out and the leaves return to the trees, Australians know what time it is: it's time to flee from the vicious black and white …

Birds

Ancient ‘Hellgates’ found in desert

That’s about it.<p>They’re deep within Saudi Arabia’s deserts.<p>They were detailed through analysis of satellite photographs by University of Western …

Archaeology

Legendary Aussie explorer Alby Mangels on what drove him to adventure

"I think it's more in Australia than anywhere else - the tall poppy syndrome. And it makes you stronger every time. You don't really go ahead in life …

Brisbane

After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted

<b>Tokyo</b><b>:</b> Have North Korea's nuclear tests become so big that they've altered the geological structure of the land?<p>Some analysts now see signs that …

North Korea

I’d never live with a partner again and here’s why

<b>Comment</b><p>"Dear Jess [Rowe]," the advice column letter began.<p>"We've recently employed a cleaner but my husband says it's an indulgence. Not for me! I …

Marriage

City where residents get Alzhemier’s at 40 offers clues to potential cure

A tiny South American town once famed for murder and violence could prove the key to saving millions of Australians suffering the ravages of …

Alzheimer's Disease

Man's chilling attack on woman in lift with child caught on CCTV Yahoo7 News

WARNING - DISTRESSING CONTENT: A man has been filmed in an sexual attack on a woman in a lift in front of a young girl.<p>In CCTV footage believed to be …

Crime

JOHN PILGER: Hillary Clinton, Julian Assange and the media war on the truth

<b>The ABC Four Corners interview with Hillary Clinton, aired this week, is an outstanding example of smear and censorship by omission, writes John</b> …

Hillary Clinton

10 dishes you’ll only find in Australia

Most of us turn our noses up at things like 1000-year-old eggs in China, the sludgy flesh of preserved Thai mountain crabs or the …

Karl Stefanovic a no-show at Caulfield Cup amid Today rumours

Karl Stefanovic was a late scratching from Saturday's Caulfield Cup amid speculation about the future of his hosting gig on <i>Today</i>.<p>Stefanovic had been …

Horse Racing (Australia)

Backlash against Sarah Stage's newborn baby photo Yahoo7 Be

Model Sarah Stage, aka Six-Pack Mum, is defending her insanely fit body after being criticised for wearing skinny jeans only three days after giving …

Babies

United Front boss tells Chinese in Australia to respect the law

<b>Beijing:</b> The chief of the Chinese Communist Party's United Front, which has been accused of mobilising spying abroad, has told Chinese living in …

China

Online puppy scams: how I nearly fell for it

The online dog-for-sale ad looked trustworthy enough.<p>A 12-month-old Dalmatian needed a new home, because its owners were moving house.<p>I made contact …

Dogs

Blanchett reveals the horrendous training she endured for ‘Thor’

Donning all black, including her luscious locks, Blanchett looks badass portraying Hela, the goddess of death.<p>When reflecting on her training she …

Comics

James Packer opens up on Mariah Carey split

James Packer has broken his silence on his ill-fated engagement with singer Mariah Carey.<p>The billionaire businessman tells the <i>Weekend Australian</i> he …

James Packer

After eight years apart, Krista reunited with her missing Ally cat

Ally has been reunited with owner Krista Abbott (pictured with daughter Olivia) after eight years missing. Picture: Adam McLean<p>In the weeks after …

Cats

Top architect’s Parkville pad soars crazy $1.8m past reserve

108 Park Drive, Parkville sold for a whopping $5.6 million.<p>ARCHITECT Roger Wood’s grand Parkville house has shattered its reserve by $1.8 million to …

Real Estate

James Packers speaks about Mariah Carey break

One of Australia's richest men, James Packer, has broken his silence on his split with singer Mariah Carey.<p>Mr Packer and the pop singer got engaged …

Mariah Carey

Hamish and Andy’s hidden camera prank with Guy Sebastian might be their best

The radio duo wrote some dodgy lyrics in 10 minutes and then gave them to Guy who had half an hour to try to turn the words into a song.<p>Guy was then …

‘Cocaine’ Cassie gets six years

CASSANDRA Sainsbury’s lawyers have reached a plea-deal with prosecutors which could dramatically reduce her time behind bars.<p>The deal would see …

Sainsbury'S

Live: Wallabies lead in tight Bledisloe battle

RIEKO Ioane is the latest try-scorer as the Wallabies and All Blacks do battle in the third Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane.<p>Earlier, Reece Hodge and …

Bledisloe Cup

Australian restaurant industry 'at risk' after Peter Dutton's 457 visa crackdown

"In some cases there were restrictions on chefs, cooks, bakers and managers and leading industry figures such as Neil Perry have raised concerns …

Brisbane

How five suburbs, equal distance to Melbourne's CBD, measure up

If you were to travel 14 kilometres from Melbourne’s city centre, you could end up in Sunshine or, alternatively, find yourself in Camberwell. …

Cities

Accused child sex offender attempted to 'lure children with lollies'

A man already on bail for child pornography charges will remain behind bars after allegedly conducting surveillance on young girls while living in a …

Crime

'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos

For the first time, a UK feminine hygiene company has shown a pad absorbing red — not blue — "period blood" in an advertisement.<p>A woman in the shower …

Caulfield Cup: Joh still the one

Horse Racing (Australia)

The Facebook post that killed a business

Kato Mele, the owner of the White Rose Coffeehouse in Lynn, Boston, went into major damage control when her daughter Sophie CK said she would “never …

Australian police offer record reward in serial killer cold case Yahoo7 News

Victorian police offered a record $4.75 million in rewards Saturday to catch the serial killer or killers behind the murders of six Melbourne women …

Cold Cases

Besart Berisha Victory striker under scrutiny for pushing official Yahoo7 Sport

Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha has found himself in hot water once more after angrily pushing a match official in the 2-2 draw with …

Soccer