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Fri 13 Dec 2019

How you can be a vital lifeline for others this Christmas

premium_icon How you can be a vital lifeline for others this Christmas

If you have always wanted to give back at Christmas but have not found the right way to do so, pick up a phone and call Lifeline to volunteer.

Family devastated after ‘caring’ dad killed in crash

premium_icon Family devastated after ‘caring’ dad killed in crash

Kenneth Thompson, who was killed in a motorcycle crash, has been remembered as a “good, kind and caring” father.

Freak storm a ‘one in a 100 year’ event

premium_icon Freak storm a ‘one in a 100 year’ event

Weather experts have weighed in on the uniqueness of today’s sudden downpour, as officials start to add up the damage bill from the storm.

‘Chronic gambler’s’ shock multi-million dollar debts revealed

premium_icon ‘Chronic gambler’s’ shock multi-million dollar debts...

Court documents have revealed the shocking amount fraudster Wendy Aspinall tipped down the pokies and the $3.1 million she stole.

No remorse: Councillor’s ridiculous comments seal jail fate

premium_icon No remorse: Councillor’s ridiculous comments seal jail fate

Tears of a sexual abuse survivor reliving her childhood trauma were not shed in vain as her attacker was sentenced to jail.

Couple dobbed to RSPCA for being cruel to fake birds

premium_icon Couple dobbed to RSPCA for being cruel to fake birds

An elderly couple have been accused of being cruel to their two birds. The only problem though is that the birds in question weren’t actually real.

Frustrated Jetstar passengers vent over ‘union games’

premium_icon Frustrated Jetstar passengers vent over ‘union games’

Frustrated Jetstar customers have hit out over strikes that saw flights cancelled tonight. One family revealed they faced missing a funeral due to cancellation.

Aussie ‘buried or lost’ in NZ volcano

premium_icon Aussie ‘buried or lost’ in NZ volcano

A specialist military team retrieved six of eight bodies from New Zealand’s White Island volcanic eruption site. Of the two remaining, at least one is Australian.

New hope for stroke sufferers

premium_icon New hope for stroke sufferers

A trial is underway to extend the treatment window for stroke sufferers, with hope that a new clot-busting drug could be the answer. This is how it could work.

Press freedom report delayed again

Press freedom report delayed again

A parliamentary inquiry into effects of national security laws on press freedom is facing further delays.

Still no answers as to why Daniel Lewis was killed by police

premium_icon Still no answers as to why Daniel Lewis was killed by police

An inquest is to be held into the death of Daniel Lewis but date has still not been given, despite it being more than a year since the incident.

The best cures for the hiccups

premium_icon The best cures for the hiccups

Everyone has their own home remedy for the hiccups, but when they hit here’s what you should do

New campaign to put safety first this summer

premium_icon New campaign to put safety first this summer

Surf Life Saving Queensland has launched a new campaign aimed at curbing an alarming and recent spike in drownings.

Measles warning after man returns home with disease

Measles warning after man returns home with disease

NSW Health has issued a measles warning after an infected man returned to Sydney from overseas.

Boris Johnson declares win, vows Brexit on Jan 31

Boris Johnson declares win, vows Brexit on Jan 31

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared victory in the UK general election and vowed Britain will leave the EU on January 31.

Steve Price ‘sacked’ from radio gigs

Steve Price ‘sacked’ from radio gigs

Radio host Steve Price will not be returning to airwaves on 2GB and 4BC next year, with reports the star has been “sacked”.

The hell that is the American toilet

premium_icon The hell that is the American toilet

Forget draining the swamp. Flushing the toilet became an issue of presidential proportions in Washington DC this week – and rightly so, says US correspondent Sarah...

Volcano victim family’s hopes dashed in hospital ID

premium_icon Volcano victim family’s hopes dashed in hospital ID

At first, the family of a White Island volcano victim believed their loved one was gone. Then they were asked to identify a person in an NZ hospital bed. The...

Thousands of ‘penis-fish’ cover beach

Thousands of ‘penis-fish’ cover beach

A wild storm has washed ashore huge amounts of a strange looking sea creature, covering a beach in phallic shaped worms.

Brawl breaks out during victory speech

Brawl breaks out during victory speech

Wild scenes broke out during a politician’s victory speech with a fist fight breaking out between two men in the crowd.

$264m worth of illegal tobacco seized

premium_icon $264m worth of illegal tobacco seized

Several massive shipments of illegal tobacco have been seized, with its senders going to great lengths to hide the illicit cargo.

$1.8m owed to dozens as festival cancelled

premium_icon $1.8m owed to dozens as festival cancelled

Small business owners and musicians have been left out of pocket and furious a music event was cancelled days before it was due to start.

Accused 'cocaine importing' chiropractor set to face trial

premium_icon Accused 'cocaine importing' chiropractor set to face trial

A prominent chiropractor accused of importing 120kg of cocaine concealed in hundreds of wine bottles has been ordered to stand trial.

Boy, 17, killed, 15yo girl critical in 'stolen car' rollover

premium_icon Boy, 17, killed, 15yo girl critical in 'stolen car' rollover

A 17-year-old boy has been killed and a 15-year-old girl is fighting for life after a horror rollover.

Adut Akech cheerily waves to fans at Vogue shoot

premium_icon Adut Akech cheerily waves to fans at Vogue shoot

Wearing a black swimsuit, stunning 19-year-old supermodel Adut Akech smiled and waved to punters watching her in a photo shoot for Vogue.

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