National News

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Women taking back the word ‘fat’

Women taking back the word ‘fat’

WOMAN are claiming back the word “fat”, saying the use its is hugely damaging and discriminatory. Now, “fat activists” are fighting back.

Weird internet trend making 13yo very rich

Weird internet trend making 13yo very rich

SHE’S barely out of primary school — but Makenna Kelly is already making a fortune thanks to a very bizarre online craze.

‘Murdered’ woman’s chilling Facebook post

‘Murdered’ woman’s chilling Facebook post

BEFORE Toyah Cordingley was discovered “murdered” on a beach where she took her dog for a walk, she posted an eerie Facebook message.

‘That’s it’: Turnbull on Libs loss

‘That’s it’: Turnbull on Libs loss

MALCOLM Turnbull has revealed why he didn’t campaign for Dave Sharma in the Wentworth by-election on the weekend.

Surprising thing you can order at Red Rooster

Surprising thing you can order at Red Rooster

FAST food restaurant chain Red Rooster is trialling a new idea at several Victorian outlets this summer. The company’s CEO says it’s trying to “diversify”.

Distressed Invictus athlete breaks down

Distressed Invictus athlete breaks down

AN Invictus Games crowd was brought to tears by the incredible response to one athlete’s distressing reaction to an interfering helicopter.

Harry and Meghan chaos you don’t see

Harry and Meghan chaos you don’t see

THE royal tour has unfolded in a series of picture-perfect moments. But there’s a lot going on behind the scenes you don’t get to see.

Mum ‘dragged to death’ into garage door

Mum ‘dragged to death’ into garage door

A WOMAN who asked her friend if she’d “ever held on to a garage door as it goes up” panicked when her hands became caught.

Amy Schumer’s unusual baby announcement

Amy Schumer’s unusual baby announcement

AMY Schumer is going to have a baby with husband Chris Fischer — but she sure made fans work to find out the happy news.

Murder victim remembered as ‘pure soul’ who adored animals

premium_icon Murder victim remembered as ‘pure soul’ who adored animals

POLICE are appealing to the public to help solve the murder of a “beautiful” young woman known for her love of animals.

Big changes coming to Schoolies festival

premium_icon Big changes coming to Schoolies festival

A GOLD Coast entertainment giant and Schoolies bosses want to take over the whole beachfront festival with plans to completely overhaul the age celebration.

Default prices for electricity to be enforced

premium_icon Default prices for electricity to be enforced

POWER bills could be slashed by up to $400 under a new government bid to crackdown on big energy companies. See how much you’ll save where you live.

Eleven kids quietly removed from Nauru

Eleven kids quietly removed from Nauru

AUSTRALIAN Border Force has confirmed 11 children were removed from Nauru on Monday, as the Government faces renewed pressure to move all children off the island.

ScoMo faces election wipe-out

ScoMo faces election wipe-out

AS IF things weren’t bad enough for Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a new poll now says the Coalition faces an election wipe-out.

Is this Australia’s biggest con?

Is this Australia’s biggest con?

DAN Saunders spent a year in jail for fraud. But what if he’s played us all, and actually has millions more stashed away, ready for a quick getaway?

Aussie mum's brilliant response to neighbour’s note

Aussie mum's brilliant response to neighbour’s note

ELLEN had the perfect response to the passive aggressive note that a “gutless” neighbour taped to her letterbox.

Woolies cracks down after baby formula outrage

Woolies cracks down after baby formula outrage

WOOLIES will limit baby formula sales to two tins per customer following outrage over a disgusting shopping frenzy.

Solution to biggest problem for electric cars unveiled

Solution to biggest problem for electric cars unveiled

ONE of the biggest stumbling blocks to owning an electric vehicle in Australia is a major step closer to be removed with this major investment.

Youth Off The Streets founder hit with $630k bill

premium_icon Youth Off The Streets founder hit with $630k bill

CHARITY legend Father Chris Riley has had his funding slashed by the federal government and has been ordered to repay $630,000, putting the education of homeless...

Chilling warning before beach woman’s death

premium_icon Chilling warning before beach woman’s death

A WOMAN found dead on a secluded beach in far north Queensland yesterday had posted about the dangers women face from violent men weeks before her suspected...

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