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Wed 5 Aug 2020

Man warned police his brownies would blow their ‘head off’

premium_icon Man warned police his brownies would blow their ‘head off’

The man, who appeared in Coffs Harbour Local Court on drug offences, told police ‘don’t try those’.

Record number of cases expected, PM intervenes in shutdown

Record number of cases expected, PM intervenes in shutdown

Victoria is bracing for another grim record today, with more than 700 coronavirus cases expected to be added to the tally amid reports a person in their 30s is among...

Video: Shocking moment woman hit by Lime scooter

premium_icon Video: Shocking moment woman hit by Lime scooter

An investigation into an alleged hit and run is being hindered by Lime scooters, who police say have not released the name of the rider despite multiple requests for...

‘Terrifying situation’ as embassy staff injured in blast

premium_icon ‘Terrifying situation’ as embassy staff injured in blast

Staff at the Australian Embassy in Lebanon are among the thousands injured in the massive Beirut blasts.

Man allegedly flew into QLD from virus hotspot

premium_icon Man allegedly flew into QLD from virus hotspot

A man avoided Queensland’s tough restrictions on travellers from known coronavirus hotspots by travelling from NSW to the ACT.

Virgin to retrench 3000 employees, ditch TigerAir brand

Virgin to retrench 3000 employees, ditch TigerAir brand

Virgin Australia will shed about one-third of its workforce as it seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

2750 tonnes of explosives in Beiruit blast warehouse

2750 tonnes of explosives in Beiruit blast warehouse

As Lebanon reels from an enormous explosion, its leader has revealed a disturbing fact about the warehouse at the centre of the blast.

Sad fallout of beloved Aussie duo

Sad fallout of beloved Aussie duo

The Woodies were one of the best sporting tandems Australia produced, but their on-court magic hasn’t resulted in a lifelong friendship.

Furore over ‘inappropriate’ milk name

Furore over ‘inappropriate’ milk name

First Coon, then Redskins, now Pauls’ “Smarter White” milk is said to be in the sights of a noted anti-racism campaigner. But is that the case?

Aussie one of dozens killed as deadly blast rocks Beirut

Aussie one of dozens killed as deadly blast rocks Beirut

A massive blast has killed dozens of people in Beirut and injured thousands more. Warning: Graphic content.

Her children just want to know they are safe in home

premium_icon Her children just want to know they are safe in home

Kristine Ham spends many of her nights reassuring her young children the ‘baddies’ that broke into their home and threatened their dad with a ‘gun’ are in jail.

Why ‘coma in a bottle’ is the new ice

premium_icon Why ‘coma in a bottle’ is the new ice

The deadly drug fantasy is on the same trajectory as ice use, as new figures show two people are being busted with the ‘grossly addictive’ substance every day.

‘Monster’ saltie stalks fishos at popular Top End spot

premium_icon ‘Monster’ saltie stalks fishos at popular Top End spot

A “MONSTER” 4m crocodile gave a pair of Top End fishos the fright of their lives after stalking their small tinnie at a popular fishing spot. WATCH THE VIDEO

How a $2 head lice treatment could treat COVID-19 patients

premium_icon How a $2 head lice treatment could treat COVID-19 patients

A triple therapy of head lice treatment, zinc and a cheap antibiotic should be rolled out immediately to prevent COVID-19.

COVID contact forms: Why Sydneysiders are telling lies

premium_icon COVID contact forms: Why Sydneysiders are telling lies

In a massive risk to health and safety, one in 10 Sydneysiders say they have deliberately provided incorrect details on contact forms at cafes and restaurants.

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