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Fri 23 Aug 2019

‘Absolutely nuts’: Rudd slams Shorten

‘Absolutely nuts’: Rudd slams Shorten

Former Labor PM Kevin Rudd has bluntly rebuked his own party’s strategy at the election, highlighting three key reasons it lost.

Wholesale cocaine price drops, but not cost on street

premium_icon Wholesale cocaine price drops, but not cost on street

The wholesale price of cocaine has dropped to less than $200,000 a kilogram for Sydney's illegal drug importers but has had little impact on the cost on the street.

Power station in Collinsville a 'certainty' says energy boss

premium_icon Power station in Collinsville a 'certainty' says energy boss

'There will be a power station back in Collinsville, I swear on my family's life.'

Family member looked to ‘take every cent’ out of J.M. Kelly

premium_icon Family member looked to ‘take every cent’ out of J.M. Kelly

IN the months leading up to the collapse of building firm J.M. Kelly Group, the sister of the director took out long service leave and other entitlements.

Adani to help triple coal exports to India

Adani to help triple coal exports to India

A new report has flagged Indian-owned coal mines as a way to send more of the resource to India, saying the Adani project could triple current exports.

A DV perp ran over his partner, then complained about jail

premium_icon A DV perp ran over his partner, then complained about jail

Boilermaker William Thomas Potter argues four months in prison is too long, despite running over his partner and assaulting man who came to her rescue

Prince Andrew’s ‘foot massage’ scandal

Prince Andrew’s ‘foot massage’ scandal

Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein were seen “getting foot massages from two young well-dressed Russian women”, an email claims.

Man ‘punished’ with penis shooting

Man ‘punished’ with penis shooting

A man presented to hospital with a medical first gunshot hole through the end of his penis, in what is a suspected drugs-related punishment.

Man’s horror diagnosis at age 22

Man’s horror diagnosis at age 22

When Abhi Malik found a small sore on his tongue, he thought he’d probably just bitten himself. Weeks later, doctors found an aggressive tumour.

Scientists make PFAS harmless, safe to eat

premium_icon Scientists make PFAS harmless, safe to eat

THERE are thousands of PFAS-contaminated sites across the Darling Downs and Australia. This discovery will make it safe for humans and animals.

Cornetto’s new ‘magical’ treat revealed

Cornetto’s new ‘magical’ treat revealed

Streets Ice Cream has just launched a new Cornetto that is a first of its kind in Australia, giving the traditional cone a unique twist.

Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

premium_icon Why women are socking it to the rhetoric of Alan Jones

2GB's Alan Jones has no idea of how his scary his 'shove a sock down her throat' and 'back-hander' comments really are, writes journalist SHERELE MOODY

Dad shares heartbreak after son's fatal crash

premium_icon Dad shares heartbreak after son's fatal crash

FAMILY and friends of a young man killed in a crash on Thursday have taken to social media to pay tribute.

Man accused of keeping woman as slave

premium_icon Man accused of keeping woman as slave

A Brisbane man has been charged with human trafficking over allegations he kept a woman as his work slave and would not let her leave.

US, Russia blame each other for treaty end

US, Russia blame each other for treaty end

Distrust between Russia and the US has erupted into each accusing the other of breaches causing a missile treaty to be abandoned.

Man horrifically crushed to death by lift

Man horrifically crushed to death by lift

Stunned onlookers witnessed a freak accident in which a malfunctioning lift crushed a man in New York. WARNING: Graphic content

'My heart is broken': Tributes for teen killed in crash

premium_icon 'My heart is broken': Tributes for teen killed in crash

'My heart is so broken. Rest easy my bro. You will be missed but never forgotten.'

70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

premium_icon 70,000 builders at risk of breaching new regulations

Queensland’s builders are on noticewith new laws about to be implemented - designed to reduce the number of companies going into liquidation, costing subbies...

HUGE BANK TRAP: The $6k trick you don't want to fall for

HUGE BANK TRAP: The $6k trick you don't want to fall for

Banks are offering fixed rate home loans at under 3 per cent, hoping to dazzle customers — but there’s something they’re not telling you.

Palmer loses bid to shut down trial

premium_icon Palmer loses bid to shut down trial

Businessman Clive Palmer has failed in his bid to shut down the Queensland Nickel collapse trial, after his lawyers earlier this week said it had turned into a...

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