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Tue 20 Aug 2019

‘Chinese police car’ tracked down in Australia

‘Chinese police car’ tracked down in Australia

POLICE have spoken with the owner of a car with similar markings to the Chinese police, found on Grote St.

‘Over the moon’ Sylvia reveals baby’s sex

‘Over the moon’ Sylvia reveals baby’s sex

TV couple Sylvia Jeffreys and Peter Stefanovic say they’re “over the moon” to be expecting — and have revealed the sex of the baby.

Line exposes Australia’s weak spot

Line exposes Australia’s weak spot

The 26th parallel divides Australia and north of it, crazy decisions are creating holes in our defence that could leave Australia vulnerable to attack.

Pisasale lawyer’s appeal points to juror

premium_icon Pisasale lawyer’s appeal points to juror

A lawyer found guilty of extortion alongside fallen Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale has appealed his conviction — and raised concerns about one of the jurors.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Taxi trick driving customers mad

Taxi trick driving customers mad

The taxi industry faces fierce competition from ridesharing apps, but drivers keep using this dodgy tactic that leaves passengers fuming.

Weighing up private health cover

premium_icon Weighing up private health cover

The soaring costs of private health insurance cover is causing more Australians to drop their cover and rely on the public system. So is it worth having?

Victoria cops sorry for gay discrimination

Victoria cops sorry for gay discrimination

VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says he's sorry for the way the force enforced historical laws which criminalised homosexuality.

Proof old people screw the rest of us

Proof old people screw the rest of us

The idea that young people are lazy and that they waste money has been busted. And they may never be as wealthy as their parents.

How a quick text saved Mervyn’s life

premium_icon How a quick text saved Mervyn’s life

Four blank texts were enough for Karen Roper to know that something wasn’t right — what she did next saved her husband’s life.

‘Sad’: MAFS star’s brutally honest photo

‘Sad’: MAFS star’s brutally honest photo

New mum and MAFS star Jess Wardrop has shared a candid post on Instagram, admitting she “doesn’t recognise the body” she sees in the mirror anymore.

Block scene that is ‘never, ever OK’

Block scene that is ‘never, ever OK’

Outrageous confrontations are nothing new for reality TV, but last night The Block’s Tess crossed a line — and we should all be raging.

Advertisers desert shock jock’s show over Ardern comments

Advertisers desert shock jock’s show over Ardern comments

Last week, Alan Jones sparked outrage over his “misogynistic rant” against Jacinda Ardern. Now, sponsors are shunning him in droves.

Mert Ney’s lawyer pleads with court: ‘He’s suffering’

premium_icon Mert Ney’s lawyer pleads with court: ‘He’s suffering’

Looking restless and dazed, the man accused of murdering a young woman in a violent rampage through Sydney’s CBD faced court today.

Disturbing discovery in popular lake

premium_icon Disturbing discovery in popular lake

A disturbing discovery has been made beneath the surface of one of Gold Coast’s most popular lakes. What was found will shock you. WARNING GRAPHIC.

The young Aussies vying to take on $1 billion industry

premium_icon The young Aussies vying to take on $1 billion industry

Legacy Esports has already enjoyed great success across six notable titles; Fortnite, Overwatch, StarCraft II

Dad admits to killing his daughter

Dad admits to killing his daughter

PETRIT Lekaj’s 20-year-old daughter was found dead in a car near the family’s suburban Adelaide home. He was found next to her.

Why your grocery bill is always so high

Why your grocery bill is always so high

It’s not just your imagination — Aussies pay more at the checkout than most other countries. But here’s how to avoid a supermarket rip-off.

Axe attacker’s sentence increased

Axe attacker’s sentence increased

The woman who attacked three strangers in a 7-Eleven with an axe will spend an extra five years in jail after her sentence was successfully appealed.

Seatbelt modification shocks cops

Seatbelt modification shocks cops

Police were left “shaking their heads” after they discovered a dangerous seatbelt modification after stopping a speeding ute.

Queensland bathed in thick fog

Queensland bathed in thick fog

Brisbane has been bathed in thick fog at the start of a warm week, but head further south and the cold weather, wind and rain are here to stay.

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