World News

Tue 26 May 2020

Moment mum ‘pushed’ son into canal

Moment mum ‘pushed’ son into canal

A clip of a mum, charged with murdering her autistic son, allegedly pushing him into a canal as she runs away has emerged. Warning: Graphic

Chinese cartoon ridicules Australia

Chinese cartoon ridicules Australia

A cartoon in a Chinese Communist Party-owned newspaper is certain to stir already existing tensions between Australia, the US and China.

China’s ‘bat woman’ says virus ‘tip of the iceberg’

premium_icon China’s ‘bat woman’ says virus ‘tip of the iceberg’

A Chinese researcher known for her work on coronavirus in bats has issued a grim warning for the world as Donald Trump hit back over criticism for playing golf.

Aussie TV deal aimed at snubbing China

Aussie TV deal aimed at snubbing China

Beloved Australian shows will be broadcast into seven Pacific Island nations in a move that is being seen as a bid to prevent Chinese influence.

Meghan felt ‘conspired against’ by royals

Meghan felt ‘conspired against’ by royals

Fearing that royal staff were out to ruin her reputation, Meghan went to great lengths to isolate herself and ‘wanted out’, a friend says.

Johnson’s top aide ‘not sorry’ over lockdown fiasco

premium_icon Johnson’s top aide ‘not sorry’ over lockdown fiasco

Boris Johnson’s top adviser has defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus lockdown rules as the PM said his support was “not unconditional”.

America’s craziest reaction to pandemic

America’s craziest reaction to pandemic

As the coronavirus death toll continues to grow in the US, a worrying backlash against protective face masks is growing.

Scam victims in heartbreaking interview

Scam victims in heartbreaking interview

A heartbreaking interview on A Current Affair revealed how two people realised they had been targeted by a scammer posing as Olivia Newton John.

State where lockdowns aren’t working

State where lockdowns aren’t working

Leaders in this US state locked down and locked down hard – but virus numbers still stubbornly continue to rise. So what went wrong?

‘Devastated’: Tributes flow for teen after alleged murder

premium_icon ‘Devastated’: Tributes flow for teen after alleged murder

The devastated family and friends of Cian English – whose death has led three men to be charged with murder – have paid tribute to a “gentle soul” who moved to...

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