BROODING: This huntsman spider - dubbed 'Hortense' - guards her egg sac in a North Bendigo letterbox. They were born ...

Don't squirm - huntsman Hortense's letterbox nursery is web sensation

It's the stuff of nightmares. You open your letterbox and a large spider rears up as hundreds upon hundreds of its babies swarm in a seething mass of fangs, bulging black eyes and long, hairy limbs. But for one Bendigo woman and her two nephews it was a cause for celebration.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09:  Animatronics artist Sonny Tilders, known for his work as creative director of the ...

Drug banned in EU found in our pork

A synthetic additive to turn salmon flesh orange and a muscle drug to increase pork production are among many things that aren't declared to shoppers.

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Natalia Michael and Talia Borda leave for Nepal on November 6.

The busy Aussie mums determined to help families in Nepal

With only eight weeks until Christmas, most busy mums are thinking about their family's festive season plans and budgeting to see what Santa can afford to bring their kids this year - but not Natalia Michael and Talia Borda.

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