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Thu 22 Aug 2019

‘Leave us alone’: Father bashed with bat

‘Leave us alone’: Father bashed with bat

A man suffered a fractured skull when he was allegedly attacked by twins, one wielding a baseball bat. The altercation involved the man’s daughters.

Pauline Hanson suspended from Twitter

Pauline Hanson suspended from Twitter

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has had her Twitter account suspended — and it all because of one recent comment.

Tradie’s horror kidnapping after crash

Tradie’s horror kidnapping after crash

A minor bingle on the road escalated wildly after a Perth tradie was allegedly threatened with a hammer, assaulted and kidnapped.

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Monster waves, damaging winds batter Australia

Massive waves will pound the east coast today as a 2000km-long front of gales smashes Australia, to be followed by an “exceptionally cold night”.

Why Liam has filed for divorce from Miley

Why Liam has filed for divorce from Miley

Just 11 days after announcing their separation, Liam Hemsworth has filed paperwork to end his marriage to Miley Cyrus, citing “irreconcilable differences”.

‘Outrage’ at the story the world ignored

‘Outrage’ at the story the world ignored

When a fire destroyed the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, the world knew in three minutes. But this most recent disaster has divided the internet.

Former deputy PM Tim Fischer dies

Former deputy PM Tim Fischer dies

Former deputy prime minister and Nationals icon Tim Fischer has died aged 73 after a fight with cancer.

Tiny device will put selfie husbands out of a job

Tiny device will put selfie husbands out of a job

HUSBANDS of Instagram stand down. A little bloke with a name starting in S has taken your job.

‘Grotesque’: Cheerleader accused of killing newborn

‘Grotesque’: Cheerleader accused of killing newborn

An 18-year-old cheerleader has been accused of killing her baby just days after she went to prom in a shockingly “sinister and grotesque” case.

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

Ergon Energy linesmen restore power to 1700 homes

MORE than 1700 homes and businesses in Toowoomba lost power this morning after a transformer exploded.

'No regrets' year after Lib spill: Dutton

'No regrets' year after Lib spill: Dutton

Peter Dutton has no regrets and says Australian are now relieved he sparked the political push to dump Malcolm Turnbull.

World watches ‘global emergency’ unfold

World watches ‘global emergency’ unfold

Alarmed Brazilians have declared an “apocalypse” as the worst rainforest fires in history ravage the Amazon, plunging a city into darkness.

Why Liam instantly divorced Miley

Why Liam instantly divorced Miley

“He’s just done with it”: Just 11 days after announcing their separation, Liam Hemsworth has moved to end his marriage to Miley Cyrus.

Nine's post-merger profit rises on digital

Nine's post-merger profit rises on digital

Nine Entertainment has lifted its net profit in the first full-year result since its merger with Fairfax Media in November.

Flight Centre profit edges up

Flight Centre profit edges up

Flight Centre says it full-year profit has edged up 0.1 per cent to $263.8 million.

Qantas a step closer to 19-hour flights

Qantas a step closer to 19-hour flights

Qantas wants to fly us direct from Sydney to New York and London. First, it needs to make sure we can handle the marathon journey.

Qantas' FY profit falls 17% on fuel, forex

Qantas' FY profit falls 17% on fuel, forex

Qantas is buying back more shares despite its full-year profit falling 17 per cent to $1.302 billion on higher fuel costs and a weaker Aussie dollar.

Teen’s X-rated mistake in text to mum

Teen’s X-rated mistake in text to mum

A teen has been left feeling “stupid” after sending her mum a photo of her new bedroom, forgetting to hide something that left her mum horrified.

Reward to prove German city doesn't exist

Reward to prove German city doesn't exist

OFFICIALS in Germany's Bielefeld are offering $A1.6 million to the person who proves its non-existence, making fun of a lighthearted online conspiracy theory.

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

THAILAND plans to set up a centre to fight all kinds of fake news, with a focus on misinformation about disasters and financial matters.

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