Does Poland have vampires? Bizarre questions British travellers asked their embassy
When staff at British embassies and consulates pick up the phone, they're prepared to help citizens grappling with problems, from arrests to serious injuries.
US climber snaps a selfie after falling into a crevasse
A US climber is sharing his unlikely tale of survival.
Ex-Sydney swimming coach, 44, charged over historic child sex assault allegations
A former swimming instructor has been charged over the alleged sex assaults of two boys dating back more than 20 years.
Just luck people havent been killed: Inside hospital violence crisis
A former security guard in our hospitals says it's just luck people haven't been killed yet, as guards and union bosses plead with governments to help them combat the violence in our emergency departm...
Queensland hiker who fell off six-metre waterfall crawled out of bush with two broken limbs
An experienced Queensland hiker who fell down a waterfall and smashed his leg was forced to crawl for two days to safety after his phone also fell into a creek.
Drone operator yells shark, shark in warning to surfer
Amateur drone pilot Christopher Joye has captured the moment a shark approached a surfer at a Illawarra beach in New South Wales, Australia.
TripAdvisor punishes almost 35,000 businesses over fake reviews
TripAdvisor's first 'Transparency Report' finds one in every 50 reviews submitted to the site is fake.
Ex-Sydney swimming coach, 44, arrested over historic child sex assault allegations
A former swimming coach has been arrested over allegations of historical sexual assaults at a swimming school in Sydney's south-west.
China might have its own Loch Ness Monster lurking in the waters
Millions of Chinese social media users have become captivated by a video shared online that appears to show a "water monster" slithering through the waters of the Yangtze River.
$750m haul of chemical used to make ice found hidden in Sydney furniture shipment
Enough chemicals to make a tonne of the drug ice, worth a street value of $750m, has been found in a shipping container.
Darwin mass shooting accused to plead not guilty
Accused Darwin mass shooter Benjamin Hoffmann will plead not guilty to all 13 charges he's facing, including four counts of murder, as he faced court for the second time since his arrest in June.
From fraud to outrageous drunken escapades: Bali targets Australian tourists from hell
Bali-bound bogans are making more than a nuisance of themselves and dominating local headlines.