National News

Sun 18 Aug 2019

How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

premium_icon How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

Before passionate Lions fan Alex Wilson died of cancer last year, his wife Sandra made a promise that she has secretly been honouring every round this season.

Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

premium_icon Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

The devastated mother of a young girl who drowned in the Ross River has spoken of the hole in her heart since her daughter’s death.

Woman in critical condition after three car crash

premium_icon Woman in critical condition after three car crash

A woman in her 50s was taken to Townsville Hospital’s intensive care unit in a critical condition last night, after being involved in a three car crash.

Dad says baby’s injuries were an accident

premium_icon Dad says baby’s injuries were an accident

The father of a newborn fighting for life with serious brain injuries allegedly told police the child slipped from his arms in an “unfortunate accident”.

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

A man feared no-one would show up to help him farewell his wife, one of 22 people shot dead in a massacre last month. But thousands of strangers turned up to mourn.

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Jeffrey Epstein tried, at least, to use his vast wealth to help him survive — and be comfortable — in jail. WARNING: Sensitive content

WATCH: Massive croc caught munching

premium_icon WATCH: Massive croc caught munching

An eagle-eyed aviation student made a surprising find while flying her helicopter over Cape Cleveland today.

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

Is this Australia’s most unique job?

Michael Pope is a master when it comes to revving up an audience between takes — but he warns the gig isn’t as easy at it looks.

Aussie legends condemn Lord’s crowd over Smith boos

premium_icon Aussie legends condemn Lord’s crowd over Smith boos

A trio of Australian greats have savaged the English crowd after booing Steve Smith when he returned to the crease after being struck in the head by a Jofra Archer...

13 minutes of terror: CBD stabber allegedly filmed attack

premium_icon 13 minutes of terror: CBD stabber allegedly filmed attack

Accused Sydney stabber Mert Ney allegedly subjected Michaela Dunn to 13 minutes of horror inside her unit before unleashing his reign of terror through the CBD.

Annoying plan behind topless Martha pic

Annoying plan behind topless Martha pic

A topless photo of MAFS star Martha is the latest step in an irritating plan. And it’s part of a growing trend, writes James Weir.

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Ashes scare: Steve Smith floored by sickening neck blow

Lord’s went deathly silent and Steve Smith lay on the turf after copping a sickening blow to his neck during the second Ashes Test.

Christmas Day forever ruined for crash survivors

premium_icon Christmas Day forever ruined for crash survivors

Christmas is forever “a day of mourning” for the Tritton family, after a drug-driver ploughed into their car, killing their loved ones. Now they want justice.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Richest family making $5.8m an hour

Richest family making $5.8m an hour

The Walton clan’s wealth is so “mind-boggling” it grows by $103,000 per minute. But many of us have barely even heard of them.

$12k in three weeks: ‘An addiction’

$12k in three weeks: ‘An addiction’

Jarrod Partridge and his wife racked up a $12,000 credit card bill on a “no-expense spared” three-week holiday to Japan.

Alleged gunman son of pro-gun politician

Alleged gunman son of pro-gun politician

The armed man who held off Queensland police during a three-hour siege has been identified as the son of pro-gun politician Kim Vuga.

Mike Munro’s life-changing identity crisis

premium_icon Mike Munro’s life-changing identity crisis

Veteran journalist and television presenter Mike Munro reveals how the secret his father told him on his deathbed transformed his whole world and sent him on a...

Baby formula scare not a first for Woolies

premium_icon Baby formula scare not a first for Woolies

Woolies is in Cairns is no stranger to food safety breaches. Before baby formula was the five month old deli meat...

Protester arrested as Libs promise GetUp crackdown

premium_icon Protester arrested as Libs promise GetUp crackdown

One man has been arrested while demonstrating at the SA Liberal Party AGM as Prime Minister Scott Morrison promises a GetUp crackdown following “vile, personal...

Woman falls to her death at selfie hotspot

Woman falls to her death at selfie hotspot

A woman has died after falling from a cliff in Sydney’s eastern suburbs this morning. Emergency crews responded but the woman died at the scene.

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