Wednesday June 24, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Tuesday June 23, 2015
Friday January 23, 2015
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras has told thousands of people gathered in Athens that an end to "national humiliation" was near after opinion polls showed his Syriza party pulling ahead three days before an election.
Saturday December 13, 2014
UN talks on slowing climate change have been threatened with collapse after China clashed with the United States and led emerging nations to reject a compromise outline of an agreement.
Thursday December 11, 2014
Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White has said the issue of climate change is a matter of "life and death" for people around the world.
Monday August 11, 2014
A supergiant star could in future experience a violent double explosion so bright that it may be visible to the naked eye during daylight on Earth.
Saturday June 28, 2014
Pope Francis returned from a brief respite today, a day after cancelling a visit to a hospital in Rome.
Monday February 10, 2014
Australia is in the grip of another heat wave, leading to dangerous wildfires in some places
Thursday August 15, 2013
British retail sales rose at their fastest annual rate in over two years in July as a heat wave boosted sales of barbecue food and outdoor items.
Saturday June 29, 2013
A blazing heat wave is gripping the western United States, with temperatures soaring in California, Nevada and Arizona.