A satellite shot of the a23a iceberg from the Copernicus Sentinel 3 satellite.

World’s biggest iceberg sets sail

An iceberg that’s twice the size of London and two thirds the height of the world’s tallest skyscraper has started drifting away from Antarctica and could wind up in British waters

Mark Knight cartoon on temporary ceasefire in Israel war

Ceasefire on a wing and a prayer

Battered and bruised though the dove appears, the international symbol of peace holds firm to the olive branch and tries to builds a bridge between Israel and Palestine in Mark Knight’s cartoon

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New island springs up near Japan

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Incredible video footage shows a new island bubbling up from the depths of the Pacific Ocean during a volcanic eruption off the coast of Japan


What is the Israel and Palestine conflict?

An Israeli rescuer walks in front of a damaged shop in Tel Aviv, after it was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023. Palestinian militant group Hamas launched a surprise large-scale attack against Israel on October 7, firing thousands of rockets from Gaza and sending fighters to kill or abduct people as Israel retaliated with devastating air strikes. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Sudden, shocking events in faraway places can be pretty confusing and scary – but it helps to know what is going on, how it started and what the UN and world leaders are doing to respond


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Great whites’ mystery deep dives

Apex marine predators such as great white sharks regularly visit the midnight zone more than 1000m below the ocean’s surface – but it’s a secret society as scientists don’t know why they do it

If you happen to cross a Cassowary you are supposed walk back slowly and put something like a big or a branch between yourself and the animal.

Swimming cassowary stuns at beach

A southern cassowary has been filmed swimming to the shore of a Queensland beach in a ‘fish out of water’ moment, proving the flightless bird is not afraid to get its feathers wet


ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Advertiser Photos NOVEMBER 21, 2023: Tilly Williams, 11, has broken a record for fastest 5000m run at the SA State Championships Women's 5000m Open A-grade Final on Friday, November 17. Picture:  Emma Brasier

Aussie girl sets new world record

Eleven-year-old Tilly Williams has become the fastest girl in the world after she beat teenagers and adults to run 5000m in just 17 minutes and 22.7 seconds

AHMEDABAD, INDIA - NOVEMBER 19: Pat Cummins of Australia lifts the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Trophy following the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup India 2023 Final between India and Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium on November 19, 2023 in Ahmedabad, India. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Australia wins Cricket World Cup

The Aussies have made history, winning their sixth World Cup in India and defeating the hosts by six wickets in their only loss of the Cup, thanks to a sensational performance from Travis Head

Mark Knight Cartoon Tuesday 7th November 2023

The rate rise that stopped a nation

The Melbourne Cup is famed as ‘the race that stops a nation’ but this year’s capacity crowd at Flemington could barely be heard above the inflation dragon’s roar in Mark Knight’s cartoon


Mark Knight cartoon on Albo heading off to APEC

Albo out as detention gates open

It was a tough choice between home and away for PM Anthony Albanese this week as the release of 80 long-term detainees from detention coincided with a seat at the APEC summit in the US

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on November 13, 2023 shows a crack cutting across the main road in Grindavik, southwestern Iceland following earthquakes. The southwestern town of Grindavik -- home to around 4,000 people -- was evacuated in the early hours of November 11 after magma shifting under the Earth's crust caused hundreds of earthquakes in what experts warned could be a precursor to a volcanic eruption.  The seismic activity damaged roads and buildings in the town situated 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of the capital Reykjavik, an AFP journalist saw. (Photo by Kjartan TORBJOERNSSON / AFP) / Iceland OUT

Eruption watch as Iceland waits

The threat of an imminent volcanic eruption has Iceland on edge days after evacuations began and a state of emergency was declared as more smoke seeps from giant cracks in empty streets