SYDNEY Australia, which rides on the world's fastest-moving continental tectonic plate, is heading north so quickly that map co-ordinates are now out by as much as 1.5 meters (4.9 feet), say geoscientists.
SYDNEY An Australian telescope used to broadcast live vision of man's first steps on the moon in 1969 has found hundreds of new galaxies hidden behind the Milky Way by using an innovative receiver that measures radio waves.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 6 Australian shares
extended losses for the fourth straight day on Wednesday falling
1.2 percent in light trade and amid cautious sentiment as
investors eye China's slowing growth.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Dec 17 Australian shares
jumped 1.4 percent on Thursday, joining in a global equities
rally as investors welcomed the U.S. Federal Reserve's first
rate hike in a decade as a sign of confidence in in the world's
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Dec 10 Australian shares fell
1.26 percent on Thursday, a third consecutive declining day,
dragged by weakness in oil prices, although the materials sector
lent some support with a rise in iron ore prices propping up the
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Dec 2 Australian shares eased
on Wednesday, taking a breather after a solid rally in the
previous session in the absence of fresh drivers.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Nov 30 Australian shares
slipped 0.6 percent on Monday with the materials sector feeling
the weight of weak commodity prices.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Nov 24 Australian shares fell
0.62 percent on Tuesday ending a five session winning streak,
taking negative cues from Wall Street and lower commodity
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Nov 19 Australian shares rose
firmly on Thursday in the wake of Wall Street's solid gains
after Federal Reserve minutes indicated belief that U.S.
interest rates can increase in December without causing an
abrupt market reaction.
SAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus hit stores around the world on Friday, kicking off what is expected to be a record weekend of sales as customers scrambled to buy Apple Inc's marquee product in pink for the first time.