Some locals in Cork, Ireland, found an otter in their garden on April 14 and decided to return the animal to its more usual habitat. Kevin Smyth was walking by the River Lee, which flows through the city, when the otter was carried to the bank in a bag and set free. Smyth caught the release on camera, and the footage shows the critter tentatively getting into the water before swimming away. The video had over 2,000 views at the time of writing. Credit: KevSmyth.com via Storyful
The grandmother of children orphaned after Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf is liaising with authorities to have them returned to Australia.
Commentator Daisy Cousens says Game of Thrones demonstrates there is ‘a nostalgia for old school heroism’ that an ‘increasingly homogenised, genderless, politically correct society’ does not see very often. Ms Cousens says the show has a wide variety of multilayered heroes that are both good and bad, which every person can relate to. Image: News Corp Australia
Several members of the Australian media could face jail time, after being accused of contempt of court over the George Pell trial. There are 23 journalists and 13 media companies that stand accused of breaching a strict suppression order. The order prevented Australian outlets from reporting anything about last year’s trials, to ensure a fair outcome. Image: News Corp Australia
A man has been charged with the murder of a 61-year-old man in Melbourne’s north-west after the victim’s body was found at a Gisborne home. Victoria Police say the 55-year-old suspect attended the local police station last night, but it was closed at the time. Local police were alerted, and he was later arrested without incident.
Production has begun in China on a Mandarin-language version of Australian TV series Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries.
Electoral officials have ordered a second recount of votes in an east Istanbul district, after two weeks of appeals by President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party against results showing it had narrowly lost control of Turkey’s largest city.
Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation for the European Union’s $US1 trillion creative industries.
US President Donald Trump has offered Boeing Co advice in the wake of two fatal crashes involving its 737 MAX jetliner, saying the plane maker should “rebrand” the best-selling aircraft after fixing it.
Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 110km/h and pounding hail remain threats from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly weekend storm push out to sea, the National Weather Service says.