Wrecks found in MH370 ocean hunt identified as coal-carrying 19th century merchant ships

Wrecks found in MH370 ocean hunt identified as coal-carrying 19th century merchant ships

Posted May 03, 2018 15:13:48 Photo: A sonar image of the wreck of an iron sailing ship found in the hunt for MH370. (Supplied: Australian Transport Safety Bureau) Two shipwrecks discovered by accident during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been confirmed to be 19th century coal …

How to hunt a giant sloth, according to ancient human footprints

How to hunt a giant sloth, according to ancient human footprints

By Matthew Bennett, Katie Thompson and Sally Reynolds Updated April 27, 2018 11:30:05 Photo: An artist’s impression of the fight between the a giant sloth and humans at what is now White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, United States. (Supplied: Alex McClelland, Bournemouth University) Rearing on its hind legs, …

Cat burglar: Melbourne police hunt hungry robber in lion suit after Collingwood break-in

Cat burglar: Melbourne police hunt hungry robber in lion suit after Collingwood break-in

Updated April 27, 2018 08:20:19 Photo: The “lion” stole a hair straightening iron and chocolate. (Supplied: Victoria Police) Melbourne police are hunting for a man who took part in a bizarre burglary while dressed in a lion costume and a frizzy black wig. Detectives say the man and an accomplice …

Tariq Sims v Ben Hunt in State of Origin 2018? NSW Blues, Maroons team selection

Tariq Sims v Ben Hunt in State of Origin 2018? NSW Blues, Maroons team selection

TARIQ Sims says he would have no problem “laying out” Dragons teammate Ben Hunt if he’s given the job for NSW in State of Origin. Sims makes no secret of the fact he’s ready to wear a NSW State of Origin jersey. And now, while watching his brutal display in …

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Updated April 24, 2018 10:45:03 Video: Malaysian police release images of suspects (ABC News) Related Story: Hamas blames Israeli spies for assassination in Malaysia Map: Palestinian Territory, Occupied Malaysian police say they are still hunting for two suspects in the murder of the Palestinian engineering professor Fadi al-Batsh on the …

Police hunt killer after fatal shooting at Petrie, north of Brisbane

Police hunt killer after fatal shooting at Petrie, north of Brisbane

Updated April 20, 2018 19:42:54 Photo: Police officers have spoken to a number of witnesses at the scene. (ABC News) A killer is on the run as police investigate the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Jacob Bell at Petrie, north of Brisbane on Thursday night. Mr Bell was found with a …

Territorian who survived car crash with feral buffalo now on the hunt for its head – ABC Rural

Territorian who survived car crash with feral buffalo now on the hunt for its head – ABC Rural

Brian Linklater and his mate Kevin were driving along Gorge Road recently, 20 kilometres east of Katherine in the Northern Territory, when they hit a feral buffalo. “Basically out of the blue, here appears this buffalo and bang, [we ran] straight into him at about 80 kilometres per hour,” he …

Greg Hunt interview goes off rails over ‘free speech’ and gay conversion therapy | Australia news

Greg Hunt has repeatedly questioned whether an ABC presenter believes in “freedom of speech” in an interview defending Victorian Liberal members’ plans to debate gay conversion therapy. The health minister told Radio National presenter Patricia Karvelas he does not support gay conversion therapy but refused to say if he was …

Fremantle bridge train jumper hunt steps up as CCTV images released

Fremantle bridge train jumper hunt steps up as CCTV images released

Posted April 11, 2018 18:35:28 Video: Man jumps from moving train in Fremantle (ABC News) Related Story: Onlookers shocked as man stands on moving train before jumping off bridge into river WA police have released pictures of a man they believe jumped from a moving train into the Swan River …

The hunt for London’s thylacines shows a greater truth about Australian extinction

The hunt for London’s thylacines shows a greater truth about Australian extinction

By Penny Edmonds and Hannah Stark Posted April 06, 2018 06:00:00 Photo: A thylacine was ritualistically burnt in The Purging at MONA’s Dark Mofo 2017. (Supplied: Dark Mofo/Lusy Productions) On a cold, dark night in the winter of June 2017, hundreds of people gathered on the lawns of Hobart’s Parliament …