Sea temperatures around Australia are posting "amazing" records that climate specialists say signal global records set in 2014 may be broken this year and next.
Jason Koutsoukis When Julie Bishop steps off the plane in Tehran on Sunday, she will become the first Australian Government Minister to set foot in Iran for nearly 12 years.
Jason Koutsoukis, New Delhi Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has stressed that Australian couples wanting children born through surrogacy abroad to carefully consider the legal circumstances both in the country where the child will be born and also in their home state in Australia.
Peter Hannam Australia's chances of a hotter and drier than usual year have increased with the likelihood of an El Nino event forming in the Pacific Ocean this year now an odds-on risk, the Bureau of Meteorology said.
Eryk Bagshaw An Italian doctor maintains he has the right technique to produce a functioning body for Valery Spiridionov, a 29-year-old from Vladimir, Russia.
It's the high-school question that has stumped swathes of numerically literate people.
Internet forums are fertile ground for budding mathemeticians to offer up solutions.
Nick O'Malley Video evidence from mobile phones, cars and security cameras offer undisputed accounts, as another officer is charged.
A motorist has filmed the terrifying moment a powerful tornado crossed directly in front of his vehicle, almost lifting it from the road, as he tried to shelter under a bridge/overpass in the US.
Josephine Tovey Comedian and activist Russell Brand has made an impassioned plea for clemency for the two Australians facing the death penalty in Indonesia, the latest high profile international figure to join the campaign to save their lives.