A water tanker plane fighting wildfires in Australia has crashed killing three American crew members, officials have said.
Heightened precautions are being taken in China and elsewhere as governments strive to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar New Year travel rush.
A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China which has infected more than 200 people, authorities said.
Two trained spaniels have found seven koalas alive in an Australian forest that was affected by wildfires.
An emu appeared to be hoping to take to the skies as it surprised staff at an airport in Australia.
A north-east artist plans to hold an auction to raise money for Australia’s bushfire crisis.
England Women have announced their squad for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup and new head coach Lisa Keightley is excited about the group she will work with in Australia.
New England Women’s head coach Lisa Keightley has challenged her players to reach the final of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Australia next month.
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said on Thursday.
Online trolls targeting a British backpacker who died falling from a cliff edge in Australia have been branded as “heartless” by her mother.
Vegetables have been dropped over New South Wales in an effort to distribute food to fire-affected wildlife in Australia.
Crews battling Australia’s wildfires have said that they have been able to turn from defence to offence for the first time in weeks thanks to a break in the weather.
Police have offered one million Australian dollars for information about the abduction and suspected murder of a British toddler who vanished from an Australian beach 50 years ago.
Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia and a man suffered serious burns protecting a home during a night of treacherous conditions during the nation’s unprecedented fire crisis.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Golden Globes outfit has been placed on eBay with the money going towards the relief effort in fire-ravaged Australia.
Enthusiastic knitters hoping to help injured Australian animals have been told not to send any more koala mittens because they cannot be used and will likely be thrown away.
Climate change activists in London are protesting against the Australian government’s response to the devastating wildfires, in solidarity with thousands rallying on the other side of the world.
Aboriginal leaders in Australia say they have been warning of a bushfire crisis for years, and believe an ancient practice could have helped prevent the current outbreak causing devastation in the country.
Communities across Australia’s fire-ravaged south-east were bracing for a long day of mounting danger on Friday as thousands abandoned their homes for evacuation centres.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental group has donated 3 million US dollars (£2.3 million) towards the relief effort in Australia as the country continues to be ravaged by wildfires.
A Royal Navy helicopter pilot has helped evacuate people trapped by the devastating wildfires in Australia.
A bushfire victim whose uninsured family home was destroyed has become a millionaire after using his wife’s lucky numbers in the Australian lottery.
Nick Kyrgios claimed Australia’s dramatic ATP Cup victory over Great Britain ranked as one of the best moments of his career after helping Alex De Minaur defeat Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury in the decisive doubles rubber.
A volunteer tackling the devastating wildfires in Australia has said donations from the UK and beyond show firefighters “the world is watching and the world cares”.
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia have been urged to evacuate as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.
Pop star Lizzo has volunteered at a food bank for families affected by wildfires during her Australian tour.
Brian May has revealed that Queen has been asked to play a Live Aid-style benefit concert in aid of the victims of the deadly Australian wildfires.
The wife of a former Aberdeen hotel boss who lost contact with his family a month ago during a solo sail from Australia has made an emotional appeal for information on his whereabouts.
Thunderstorms and showers brought some relief for firefighters battling deadly wildfires across Australia’s drought-parched east coast on Wednesday.
Kylie Jenner has donated one million US dollars (£762,000) towards the relief effort in Australia after the country was devastated by wildfires, a representative for the star has said.