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Sun 24 Jan 2021

Backstage photo exposes McGregor truth

Backstage photo exposes McGregor truth

A photo of Conor McGregor after his brutal loss has revealed the UFC’s “big miss” and a side of the star “we’ve never seen”.

Boy missing three weeks before cops called

Premium Content Boy missing three weeks before cops called

A child under the care of the State Government was missing for three weeks before police were notified of his disappearance, it can be revealed.

‘Distressed’ mini pony rescued

‘Distressed’ mini pony rescued

A miniature pony named Hooty has been dramatically rescued after being trapped in a surprising way at a property in NSW.

Conor destroyed in UFC bombshell

Conor destroyed in UFC bombshell

Conor McGregor's career is hanging by a thread after a thunderous knockout at the hands of rival Dustin Poirier in UFC 257.

’Just bone and flesh’: Horrific account of shark attack

Premium Content ’Just bone and flesh’: Horrific account of shark attack

A witness to a weekend shark attack has told how she heard the victim’s screams as his doctor wife applied a tourniquet to his severely lacerated arm.

Couple die from COVID holding hands

Couple die from COVID holding hands

An inseparable couple married for 70 years have tragically died side-by-side, mere days before their scheduled COVID-19 vaccine.

BREAKING: Missing man found after search called off

Premium Content BREAKING: Missing man found after search called off

A man has been located more than two weeks after going missing. He survived by sleeping on the ground, drinking dam water and eating mushrooms.

Mum abused over lunchbox item

Mum abused over lunchbox item

A mother has shared her disbelief after coming under fire from fellow parents for giving her son healthy snacks.

Grim discovery at Victorian property

Grim discovery at Victorian property

A grim find at a property near Geelong has been linked to the disappearance of a 26-year-old man.

How squatters exploited loophole for free slice of paradise

Premium Content How squatters exploited loophole for free slice of paradise

It sounds like the plot from a movie, but two men are among a handful of Queenslanders who’ve taken over someone else’s land by simply moving in.

Farmers fume over plans to drill near disaster ‘ground zero’

Premium Content Farmers fume over plans to drill near disaster ‘ground zero’

A gas company says it wants to drill within 1.3km of the site of one of Queensland’s worst environmental disasters.

City where kids can’t play on windy days

City where kids can’t play on windy days

A city in Australia is so polluted with toxic lead parents don’t take kids out on windy days and change their clothes once inside – but even that’s not enough.

‘I’m sick of you’: Disabled student reveals school’s failure

Premium Content ‘I’m sick of you’: Disabled student reveals school’s failure

An autistic boy and his mother have shared the horrific discrimination suffered at the hands of a school now at the centre of a state tribunal case.

MAX CRUS: Got to make the best of a bad situation

Premium Content MAX CRUS: Got to make the best of a bad situation

‘Confiscation of land and lifestyle isn’t even the worst bit of die-hard 26th of January types, it’s that even after nearly 250 years some people still think it’s a...

‘Scorcher’: Half of country in heatwave

‘Scorcher’: Half of country in heatwave

More than half of the nation’s population is in the grips of a heatwave with several cities expected to top 40C over the next few days.

‘Nasty’ backlash to star’s gym selfie

‘Nasty’ backlash to star’s gym selfie

One of Australia’s biggest fitness gurus has shared vile messages she received after having her second baby, with one she couldn’t ignore.

ADF cases reveal culture of bullying, abuse

Premium Content ADF cases reveal culture of bullying, abuse

Cases heard by the Australian Defence Force tribunal in 2020 have laid bare a disturbing environment beset by physical and emotional abuses.

Miracle babies: Premmies who beat the odds

Premium Content Miracle babies: Premmies who beat the odds

They were born battlers — extremely premature with the odds stacked against them. Here are some of the miracle babies who are not only surviving, but thriving.

Ron Howard gets through Qld hotel quarantine

Premium Content Ron Howard gets through Qld hotel quarantine

While some stars organise private quarantine, director Ron Howard slipped into Australia and completed official hotel quarantine ahead of filming.

Star shares incriminating photos of ScoMo

Star shares incriminating photos of ScoMo

Wallabies legend David Pocock posted a quartet of pictures to prove Scott Morrison wrong as he accused the PM of gross hypocrisy.

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