Jorge Mario Bergoglio was the first Pope to take the name Francis and he was the first Jesuit.
Julian Assange's bid for a seat in the Australian Senate faces several uncertainties.
An insight into the effect of global warming in the Antarctic is revealed in a report behind a new exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
On March 3, 1941, two former high school mates travelled together to the Sydney Showground to enlist in the Second World War.
Patients are being deceived into taking drugs they don't need, that don't work or may put lives at risk, according to a scathing review of the influence big drug companies have on healthcare.
As technology makes IVF more viable for many women, new laws have resulted in fewer men wanting to be sperm donors.
The consequences of conflict in the Asia Pacific are becoming increasingly severe: PM.
A member of the Australian Federal Police has been sacked after releasing confidential documents to a foreign government representative.
Patients are being deceived into taking drugs they do not need, that do not work and even put lives at risk, according to a scathing review of the influence big drug companies have on healthcare.
A man fell 35 metres - about the height of an 11-storey building - after stumbling into a disused mine at Golden Point, near Castlemaine.
Students avoiding homework will soon be found out at St Leonard’s College, thanks to whiz-bang technology.
Och aye, dancing is the best way to ward off dementia, a Bayside 70-year-old believes.
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