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Sat 14 Dec 2019

100 flights cancelled as Jetstar pilots strike

100 flights cancelled as Jetstar pilots strike

Around 100 flights have been cancelled as Jetstar pilots walk off the job this weekend and more disruption looms closer to Christmas.

Aussie who masterminded Boris win

Aussie who masterminded Boris win

He helped Scott Morrison to a surprise victory, now he’s delivered a knockout for Boris Johnson. Meet the 36 year old Aussie Brits can’t get enough of.

‘Jealousy’ fuels teen to stomp girlfriend’s head

premium_icon ‘Jealousy’ fuels teen to stomp girlfriend’s head

“Emotional distress” and “jealousy” have been named as the reason a teenager viciously attacked his girlfriend in two separate incidents.

Tributes for teen stabbed to death outside supermarket

premium_icon Tributes for teen stabbed to death outside supermarket

A community is in mourning following the death of a 17-year-old boy, who was stabbed during an altercation outside a Gold Coast supermarket.

Man punched partner’s kid

premium_icon Man punched partner’s kid

A young man tasked with getting his partner’s kids ready for school has landed himself in court for using “excessive” discipline on a disobedient child.

Hollywood mega celeb spotted in Cairns

premium_icon Hollywood mega celeb spotted in Cairns

One of the world’s biggest celebrities has landed at Cairns Airport — and residents of this beach suburb have the best chance of meeting him.

What we Googled this decade revealed

premium_icon What we Googled this decade revealed

Google has revealed the names and events that prompted Australians to do an online search over the past decade, and the results have plenty of surprises.

VILE ACT: Carer films naked, impaired client

premium_icon VILE ACT: Carer films naked, impaired client

‘You took advantage of him in that disgusting way and you should be thoroughly ashamed of yourself.’

Lollipop lady throws chair at gunmen

Lollipop lady throws chair at gunmen

A female traffic controller fearlessly confronted two gunmen robbing a jewellery store, facing off with them as a gun was pointed at her.

11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

premium_icon 11-year-old’s brave fight after snake bite

A North Coast girl who was bitten by a tiger snake in her backyard is fighting every day to get back to her normal bubbly self.

Teen’s tragic death from ‘kissing disease’

Teen’s tragic death from ‘kissing disease’

Ariana Rae Delfs had been complaining of headaches as she fell ill — and by the time doctors realised what was wrong, it was too late.

Steve Price to depart 2GB: ‘A little surprised, not annoyed’

premium_icon Steve Price to depart 2GB: ‘A little surprised, not annoyed’

Veteran broadcaster Steve Price has spoken out about his shock departure from 2GB, as Nine Entertainment continues to run a broom through the station’s ranks.

Hefty price tag of celebrity child support

Hefty price tag of celebrity child support

After Owen Wilson’s jaw-dropping child support costs were revealed, we looked into what other celebrities pay. The star who pays the most may surprise you.

Teen dead after street fight, stabbing

premium_icon Teen dead after street fight, stabbing

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the stabbing death of a teenage boy.

Change made to give shop owners piece of funding pie

premium_icon Change made to give shop owners piece of funding pie

Airlie businessowners can now join others across the region with opportunity to revamp facades.

‘It is a big honour and it’s big for Proserpine’

premium_icon ‘It is a big honour and it’s big for Proserpine’

Kind-hearted palliative care nurse shocked to win gong at state awards.

Snake catcher sees surge in eastern browns in region

premium_icon Snake catcher sees surge in eastern browns in region

Tips to keep children, pets and yourself safe around snakes during ‘bumper season’.

Father’s inspiring 20kg weight drop in just eight weeks

premium_icon Father’s inspiring 20kg weight drop in just eight weeks

Just two months ago, Carl Voller was a different man. Not only was he 20 kilos heavier, he didn’t believe he could make a difference. Now, his life has changed.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Aussie researchers in zika virus breakthrough

premium_icon Aussie researchers in zika virus breakthrough

Researchers have new hope the zika virus - which is carried by mosquitos - may one day be eliminated, after they created a vaccine that works in mice.

’Horny’ creep, woman basher among banned teachers

premium_icon ’Horny’ creep, woman basher among banned teachers

A creep who messaged “feeling horny” to a student and a thug who beat a woman in front of children are among the teachers banned. But some are back teaching.

Wayne Swan lands plum taxpayer funded role

premium_icon Wayne Swan lands plum taxpayer funded role

Former deputy prime minister Wayne Swan was one of a number of people today appointed to boards for various State Government entities.

Stay informed: Bushfire burning at Bowen

Stay informed: Bushfire burning at Bowen

An advice level warning is in place but the fire is contained.

Boy killed, girl fighting for life in 'stolen car' rollover

premium_icon Boy killed, girl fighting for life 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.

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.

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