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Greg Thomson.

Watch: Aussie reporter's sweary rant at charity gig 3 hours ago

Greg Thomson has been suspended by Sky News after yelling at the crowd.

Teancum Petersen-Crofts was charged with the murders of three members of a New Zealand family.

Emotions run high as teen charged with Kiwi triple-murder

A mother and her two kids died in the horrific homicide.

Doctor Richard Harris & Craig Challen

'We didn't expect all 13 to survive' - Thai cave diver

Aussie Craig Challen says the situation was "absolutely life and death".

Controversial YouTube star Lauren Southern says she feels "zero shame" about her ethnicity.

Far-right speaker says she's 'proud to be white'

Controversial YouTube star Lauren Southern says she feels "zero shame" about her ethnicity.

Australia and Pacific

Lizard Man's sister speaks out about his murder-suicide

She says he deeply regretted his infamous tattoos.

Watch: Massey High principal Glen Denham defends teaching kids drug-use safety.

Shocking levels of meth revealed in NZ's wastewater

Auckland's meth levels are worse than European cities.

Australia and Pacific

Mega avocados prove to be a smash hit

They have been dubbed 'avozillas'.

Zoos Melbourne has stopped selling Nestle products until it complies with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil standards.

Melbourne zoos stop selling Nestle after palm oil controversy

Nestle failed to submit a report outlining its sustainability production plans.

Australia and Pacific

Peters would've let controversial far-right speakers into NZ

The Acting PM claims Auckland Mayor Phil Goff never told him he'd banned them from council venues.

Shannon Noll at the Duck Creek Picnic Races

'You f**king maggot!' - Aussie Idol star loses it on stage

Shannon Noll has apologised after video of the incident was shared online.

Australia and Pacific

Brazilian police arrest man at centre of Sydney murder case

Australia correspondent Jason Morrison told The AM Show all about it.

The images may be so extreme that people can't relate to them.

Graphic health warnings on cigarette packets not working - study

The images may be so extreme that people can't relate to them.

The KFC tattoos have won a teenager a year's worth of chicken.

'Chicken Queen of Australia' wins a year's worth of KFC

She's been handed the prestigious 'Chicken Cheque'

Tributes have been laid at the scene of the double shooting of two teenage children.

Sydney father who shot his teenage children left letters

They were to be opened if anything happened to him.

The crash is now being investigated by the Forensic Crash Unit.

NZ man dies in Australia motorcycle accident

The 49-year-old lost control and crashed into a tree.

Sydney teens shot by their father.

Sydney teens shot by father huddled together in final moments

The children ran in terror and tried to hide.

Logan Robertson left for Australia after several controversial statements in NZ.

Extremist NZ pastor Logan Robertson faces deportation from Australia

He's accused of harassing Muslims and hate speech.

Jetstar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBA rotating from Sydney Airport Runway 34L.

Aussie teenagers stranded after Jetstar cancels flights

The two boys were left alone for nine hours at Sydney Airport.

She slams critics who expect her to be an "eternally grateful goddess mother".

Mummy blogger Constance Hall defends controversial post-birth photo

She slams critics who expect her to be an "eternally grateful goddess mother".

Viagra has been found to reduce the need for emergency caesarean births.

Viagra could help women give birth more easily

The drug used to treat impotence could also help prevent emergency caesareans.