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Ants are everywhere in Australia, but how much do you actually know about them? Find out in our ant quiz
26 January 2020
Ants can be faster than an Olympic sprinter, crazier than cut snakes, ferocious and delicious. And you'll have to be all this and more to get 10/10 on this ant quiz.
Relive the Hottest 100 with Billie Eilish, Flume, Mallrat and the rest of the top 10
The top 10 had a strong female bent, with five songs by female solo artists. Here they are, including tracks from Billie Eilish, Mallrat, Tones and I and more....
Singapore invokes 'fake news' law after executioner claims 'brutal' hanging tactics used in botched executions
The Singaporean Government is describing claims that executioners at Changi Prison are secretly taught to kick the necks of prisoners on the gallows as "preposterous"....
Vietnamese police fine men filmed showering on moving motorbike
Two men in Vietnam are fined by police after a video of them showering while riding a moving motorbike was posted online....
When there's no incentive to report problems, it's little wonder coronavirus spread through China
Could the virus have been contained, and its spread limited, if officials in Wuhan had levelled far sooner with both their bosses and the public? It certainly looks that way, writes Richard McGregor....
Donald Trump is still controlling the narrative — and it rests with the word 'transcript'
"Read the transcript" has become a kind of inescapable mantra in the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump. The thing is, though, it's not a transcript, writes Emma Shortis....
The science of the perfect barbecue, from juicy steak to optimally chilled wine
Having a barbecue this summer? There's a science to tender juicy meat — and getting the most out of your favourite vino....
Vampire white dwarf star feeding on neighbour spotted in Kepler data
A newly discovered "vampire system" offers a glimpse of what could befall our solar system in a few billion years, say astronomers....
Ash Barty wins Australian Open third-round match to make last 16 at Melbourne Park
The world number one recovers from a shaky start to keep her Melbourne Park tilt on track with a straight-sets triumph over the talented Elena Rybakina on Rod Laver Arena....
Mount Vesuvius eruption so hot it 'turned victim's brain to glass', archaeologists say
Experts believe temperatures reached a maximum of 520 degrees Celsius in the building the victim was found in when Mount Vesuvius erupted about 2,000 years ago....
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