For Britain there was Maggie Thatcher. For Australia its Julia Gillard who's become the country's first female prime minister.
The south Wales-born politician was sworn in as the new leader after PM Kevin Rudd stepped down rather than face Labor party ballot.
She is the 27th Australian PM and the second foreign-born ruler since Billy Hughes (1915-1923).
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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