A woman who was one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to a Nazi death camp is made a senator-for-life in Italy, 80 years after the country introduced Fascist-era racist laws targeting Jews.
Syrians fleeing war in their country freeze to death when an icy storm hits a smuggling route in the mountains near a border post with Syria as they cross into Lebanon.
The fashionable yucca plant, a species introduced from the Americas, is to blame for a spike in gardening-related ear injuries, a new study finds.
Victoria's first female Aboriginal MP says her call for flags to be flown at half-mast on Australia Day were met with emails and notes containing death and gang rape threats.
The SA Greens heap pressure on Nick Xenophon by announcing an election policy on gambling reform more radical than the current stance of the one-time "no pokies MP".
Three investors who are sticking with the cryptocurrency despite the fluctuating value — which plummeted more than 20 per cent this week — explain why they still think bitcoin trading is the way to go.