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Maxwell 'sat on throne' in Prince's tour

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell had a private tour of Buckingham Palace organised by the Duke of York and sat on a throne, it has been reported.

Firefighters faced dangerous comms issues

Firefighters battling border bushfires or sent interstate have been put in an extremely dangerous situation because the states do not use the same radio communications, volunteers say.

US reports 55,000 COVID-19 cases in a day

The United States has reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases, a new daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic, as infections rose in a majority of states.

Epstein friend Maxwell faces sex charges

Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested on US charges of luring underage girls so Epstein could sexually abuse them.

PM takes middle path on virus support

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned against creating a dependency on coronavirus support measures, as some Victorians entered lockdown for a second time.