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NASA's Aussie planet hunter looks for life

NASA research scientist Jessie Christiansen has scoured the galaxy to discover thousands of planets, but her favourite find was made with the help of the Australian public.

Sanjeev Gupta unveils SA energy blueprint

Billionaire industrialist Sanjeev Gupta has launched a $1 billion, one-gigawatt renewable energy plan based in South Australia's mid-north that he says will lead Australian industry's transition to more competitive power.

Euthanasia Senate debate set to continue

From the assisted suicide of a father to the tragic death of another senator's fiancee, federal politicians have weighed in on an emotional parliamentary debate.

London terror probe: what we know so far

WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR ABOUT THE SUSPECTED TERROR ATTACK IN LONDON:- A car collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into a security barrier outside London's Houses of Parliament shortly before 7.40am local time.

Search for survivors, bodies in Italy

Firefighters are searching into the night for survivors and bodies amid the rubble of a motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing dozens.