A surfer in Australia’s east coast has died after a shark tore off his legs, in the second shark related incident in as many days in the region. Advertisements
A number of flights around Oceania were forced to land and be redirected after a large ash plume began billowing from an underwater volcano in Tonga.
Eight children have been found dead, and a woman suffering from stab wounds, in a house in the northern Australian city of Cairns.
Police in Sydney have stormed the Martin Place Lindt cafe, ending a 16-hour siege between police and a lone gunman, who had kept a number of store users and employees hostage.
An unidentified, ‘armed attacker’ has taken control of a cafe in the heart of Sydney, Australia and has hostages trapped.