Most Shared Stories Tagged: Australia

Politics

Oil spill logistics

An oil well off the Louisiana coast is still leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico after it blew up last week. A similar incident occurred last year off the coast of Australia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Louisa Rebgetz of Australian Broadcasting.

Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is South Australia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lou Friedman, executive director of the Planetary Society about the Japanese Space Agency's mission Hayabusa.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Researchers are developing a robot that they hope will one day provide home care for the elderly. They've enlisted the help of a Sydney performance artist to make the robot seem more human. Correspondent Phil Mercer has the story.

Politics

Whale rider wanted by Australian officials

An eye-witness says a boy climbed onto the back of a southern right whale off the coast of Australia and 'rode' on its back. The report has caught the attention of the authorities. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Phil Mercer in Sydney.