Cooler weather and rain are expected in Australia, where this year's bushfire season has brought damage like never before. The fires have been terrible for humans, and worse for animals.
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Australia's record-setting bushfire season is continuing with no sign of a break. As huge blazes continue to grow and spread, fire fighters have warned visitors to leave a large area of Australia's east coast before they are trapped.
In today's news roundup, Australia has record heat as it continues to fight strong bushfires, Italy's "Sardines" pack together to protest, and Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to beat a man during the World Darts Championship.
Corals are dying worldwide because of rising sea temperatures. As corals die, the sea creatures who live around them move on. Now scientists have found an unusual way to lure fish back - with underwater loudspeakers.
There's new hope for corals in areas of the Great Barrier Reef damaged by warmer waters caused by climate change. Experts are using robots and clever methods to deliver millions of new baby corals.
An Iranian reporter who has been held by Australia on Manus Island for over six years has finally left the island on a trip to New Zealand. The award-winning author says he'll never return.
A puppy found in a back yard in Australia has turned out to not be a dog, but a rare dingo. It is hoped that the animal will be able to help increase the numbers of dingos of its kind, which are in danger of dying out.
In today's news roundup, fire fighters battle horrible bushfires in Australia, Berlin celebrates 30 years since the city's dividing wall began to come down, and a student is given permission to keep selling doughnuts.
In today's news roundup, Australia's newspapers black out their front pages in protest, Japan's Emperor Naruhito takes the throne, and scientists get an earful from the world's loudest bird.
On Monday and Tuesday, people took part in climate action protests in over 60 cities around the world. A group called Extinction Rebellion planned the protests to call attention to the climate crisis.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom's Parliament starts up again, Egypt cracks down on protests, and a koala that was hit by a car on a highway makes an amazing recovery.