National News

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

A MAN who claims he found his wife critically wounded has been jailed for letting her slowly die over five days.

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

A WOMAN has described a violent carjacking that saw her knocked to the ground as a man made off with her vehicle when she left the engine running.

Big banks’ sneaky $12 rip-off

Big banks’ sneaky $12 rip-off

COMMBANK customers are being secretly screwed out of $58 a year — and other banks aren’t much better, according to this “huge wake-up call”.

The $2b system doomed to fail

The $2b system doomed to fail

CRITICS have warned the government’s new health database could have a “chilling effect” after it ignored warning signs from the UK’s failed rollout.

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

BEFORE she allegedly murdered and dismembered her partner, Lindy Williams joked to her friend about burying a cut-up body, a court has heard.

84 meals at once: Mum’s genius food hack

84 meals at once: Mum’s genius food hack

REBEKAH Freeman was sick of cooking dinner for her family of five. So she completely cut out nightly cooking.

Car rolls after collision with pig

Car rolls after collision with pig

A COLLISION with a wild pig on a well-used Townsville road has caused a car to rollover in the early hours of Friday morning.

Student involved in Nazi row found dead

Student involved in Nazi row found dead

ONE of the university students that was punished for his involvement in a party where attendees dressed in blackface and Nazi outfits has died.

Push for new Australian citizenship test

Push for new Australian citizenship test

THERE are controversial calls for a new type of test to be added to test people who want to live permanently in Australia.

Legal first after cold-case arrest

Legal first after cold-case arrest

COLD-CASE detectives have charged a man over a 1987 murder in a move that will trigger Queensland’s double jeopardy provisions for the first time.

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

STUNNED his client was handed a ban after being the victim of a “mob assault” that could have killed him, Chris Goulding’s manager has slammed FIBA’s ‘disturbing’...

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

British fashion house Burberry is drawing flak for destroying tens of millions of dollars worth of its products over the past year to protect its brand.

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

LIAM Gallagher has urged brother Noel to reunite Oasis after ‘forgiving’ his sibling following their decade long feud.

Woman’s vile threat to baby

Woman’s vile threat to baby

A MUM threatened to punch another mother and her baby for breastfeeding in front of her kids in a controversial Facebook post.

Woman claims handshake was ‘violent crime’

Woman claims handshake was ‘violent crime’

A WOMAN has claimed she was injured when a real-estate agent shook her hand after a property auction.

Revealed: Why swimming's golden couple split

Revealed: Why swimming's golden couple split

A heartbroken Emily Seebohm has been left to pick up the pieces after her high-profile break-up with fellow swim star Mitch Larking.

Sugar Daddy sites ‘targeting students’

Sugar Daddy sites ‘targeting students’

A SUMMIT has unveiled the dangers associated with “Sugar Daddy” dating and how students are given incentives to join sites such as Seeking Arrangement.

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

Mum sues after drinking 'oven cleaner cure'

A WOMAN who was accidentally given oven cleaner to drink to cure hiccups is fighting for compensation.

Have Miley and Liam split?

Have Miley and Liam split?

MILEY Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have reportedly called off their wedding following a clash over starting a family. Is this the end for the Hollywood couple?

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Disturbing Great Barrier Reef discovery

Disturbing Great Barrier Reef discovery

NEW data reveals the average rate of recovery across the Great Barrier Reef showed a six-fold decline.

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