Sinkhole near Australia beach 'stable'

 A massive sinkhole that consumed a stretch of a beach-front in Australia's Queensland state is now "relatively stable", authorities said on Monday.

Sinkhole could swallow Australian peninsular Inskip Point

 The Inskip Point in Queensland peninsula, where an enormous sinkhole has opened up, could eventually disappear, a geotechnical engineer said on Monday.

Sinkhole near Australia beach swallows vehicles

 A massive sinkhole discovered near a beach in Australia`s Queensland state has swallowed vehicles overnight, the media reported on Sunday.

Sidewalk sinkhole swallows South Korean couple

 Concerns about public safety standards in South Korea have been fuelled by shocking CCTV images of a young couple being swallowed up by a sinkhole that opened at their feet on the sidewalk in Seoul.

Crews begin demolition of US home over sinkhole

Crews with heavy equipment on Sunday began the demolition of a Florida home over a huge sinkhole where a man is presumed dead after being swallowed by the earth.

US rescuers end effort to find body in sinkhole

The effort to find the body of a man who was swallowed by a sinkhole under his Florida home was called off and crews planned to begin demolishing the four-bedroom house.

Florida man swallowed by sudden sinkhole, presumed dead

Jeffrey Bush, who was swallowed by a sinkhole in his bedroom, is reportedly presumed dead after rescue crews failed to make any contact with him.

Florida man swallowed by large, sudden sinkhole

A Florida man screamed for help and disappeared as a large sinkhole opened under the bedroom of a house, his brother said on Friday.