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Thu 20 Feb 2020

Sydney man jailed for joining IS in Syria

premium_icon Sydney man jailed for joining IS in Syria

The first Australian to be charged under foreign fighter laws has pleaded guilty to engaging in hostile activity in a foreign country

‘I wanna die right now’: Bullied 9yo boy’s heartbreak

premium_icon ‘I wanna die right now’: Bullied 9yo boy’s heartbreak

A young Brisbane boy has been left weeping and distraught after being repeatedly tormented by schoolyard bullies. A heartbroken mother has made a desperate plea

Receipts show cost of bureaucrats and their events

premium_icon Receipts show cost of bureaucrats and their events

council officials are whipping out their corporate credit cards to pay for dinner, drinks for staff on annual team-building work seminars at beachside resorts.

‘Australia is broken’: Nation shell-shocked

‘Australia is broken’: Nation shell-shocked

The horrific murder of Hannah Baxter and her three children has sparked a convulsion of fury. Australians are now demanding a response.

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas slashes huge number of flights

Qantas and Jetstar will cut services to Asia due to coronavirus as the group braces for a financial hit of up to $150 million.

Inside the police bushland hunt for William Tyrrell

premium_icon Inside the police bushland hunt for William Tyrrell

Police were yesterday ordered to return to Kendall on the NSW mid north coast to search bushland as part of the investigation into the disappearance of William Tyrrell.

Holden to slash new car prices by up to $17,500

premium_icon Holden to slash new car prices by up to $17,500

Holden dealers will offer massive discounts as the brand winds down over the coming months. But there’s bad news for existing owners.

Missing six hours of boy who died on bus

Missing six hours of boy who died on bus

The three-year-old boy was picked up at 9.30am – six hours later, his body was found. Now police are probing what happened in his missing hours.

MAFS: Humiliated groom ‘quits’ after sex-shaming

MAFS: Humiliated groom ‘quits’ after sex-shaming

A MAFS husband has been nationally embarrassed after details of his sex skills were leaked and mocked on TV. James Weir recaps.

MURDER-SUICIDE: How social posts hid a terrifying reality

premium_icon MURDER-SUICIDE: How social posts hid a terrifying reality

On the surface, it appeared as if Rowan and Hannah Baxter were living in a fairytale romance. But glowing social media posts masked the horrifying reality.

Killer dad’s lonely life before horror revealed

premium_icon Killer dad’s lonely life before horror revealed

Neighbours have told of killer Rowan Baxter’s reclusive life in the lead up to his horrific rampage that left his estranged wife and three children dead.

Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

premium_icon Focus of bushfire probe will get states offside

The PM is expected today to reveal the terms of reference for a royal commission into the nation’s bushfire season — and they’re set to rankle the states.

MH370 search boss: Crash was ‘deliberate act’

premium_icon MH370 search boss: Crash was ‘deliberate act’

MH370 was brought down in a “planned and deliberate action” by someone familiar with the operation of a 777 aircraft, the man heading the search now concedes.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

premium_icon Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Killer feature not the zoom

THE killer feature on Samsung’s S20 Ultra phone is not the 100 times space zoom.

Unspeakable tragedy destroys picture-perfect family

premium_icon Unspeakable tragedy destroys picture-perfect family

Rowan Baxter plunged a knife into his chest. But not before he shouted at those brave people who ran for hoses that he wanted them to let his family burn.

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