Audi's upmarket A6 saloon which will be available in 2017 will stop the car in an emergency if the driver gets sick and summon emergency services.
South Korea has held a nationwide fire drill, setting off smoke canisters and evacuating buildings, to test its ability to cope in an emergency.
Landslides in western Nepal have killed at least 13 people in two districts.
A woman has been killed and a man injured after they were involved in a car crash following a funeral service at a cemetery in Sydney's north.
The head of the South Korean company that owned a ferry that capsized in April, killing hundreds, has gone on trial along with four other employees.
Safe Food Foundation director Scott Kinnear has hit back at Nobel Prize laureate Barry Marshall's claim the organisation's name misleads people.
German rescuers have brought to safety an injured caver, ending his 11-day ordeal and a massive recovery operation deep below the Bavarian Alps.
Two Japanese satellites will take photos of the damaged Fukushima and Chernobyl nuclear power plants and monitor them, including radiation levels.
Residents have been evacuated following an explosion in Glebe in Sydney's inner west.
Police in Sydney are searching for a man seen running from a building in the city's inner-west shortly before explosions sparked a fire.
WA Premier Colin Barnett has conceded disgraced former treasurer Troy Buswell could cop the $14,700 damage bill for his crashed ministerial car.