North Sydney Classifieds Sydney | 25 th of Jan 2017 06:22 AM
A helicopter ferrying an injured skier off the slopes crashes into a mountainside in central Italy, killing all six people aboard in the latest tragedy to hit the region.
The United Nations says it is "racing against the clock" to prepare emergency aid for hundreds of thousands of endangered civilians in Mosul with an Iraqi army offensive looming to oust Islamic State.
La La Land scores a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, Australian films Lion and Tanna scoop seven between them, while the Academy diversifies its field after #OscarsSoWhite with three films depicting stories about African-American life up for Best Picture.
The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy climbs to 16, as hopes begin to fade that any of the 13 people still missing might be found alive under a mountain resort buried by tonnes of snow and rubble.
The UK Supreme Court has killed off Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy to use "royal prerogative" to trigger Brexit. So how will the Government proceed? Slowly, but surely, writes Europe correspondent Steve Cannane.
The trial of a Byron Bay woman and her British boyfriend over the alleged murder of a Bali police officer continues, with the court hearing she cut up the officer's identification to protect him from identity theft.