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Bodies found, NZ volcano mission continues

The families of those killed in the New Zealand volcano disaster are "absolutely jubilant" after police secured the return of six bodies from White Island on Friday.

Eight volcano survivors in NSW hospitals

Eight NSW residents badly injured in the volcano disaster in New Zealand are being treated in two Sydney hospitals, the state government has confirmed.

Election triumph looms for Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party is set for a resounding victory in Britain's election, allowing him to deliver Brexit on January 31.

Qld flood victims welcome govt decision

Victims of a devastating flood that swamped southeast Queensland have welcomed the state government's decision not to challenge a landmark class action ruling.

Anxious wait for NZ eruption families

Some cried as they performed a dawn haka.Others sang Amazing Grace.People met on the Whakatane shore on New Zealand's North Island, near the fence converted to a makeshift memorial with bouquets, letters of support and...

NZ rescuers to look for volcano bodies

Rescuers will attempt to retrieve the bodies of six Australians left behind on ash-covered White Island while the death toll from the New Zealand volcanic eruption continues to mount.