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Sun 26 Jan 2020

Woman dead after Oz Day event goes horribly wrong

premium_icon Woman dead after Oz Day event goes horribly wrong

An Australia Day event has turned into a tragedy, following the death of a woman who choked while participating in a lamington-eating competition.

Sickening infection from common habit

Sickening infection from common habit

A man contracted a severe infection because of his bad habit, leading a friend to share the gory details online. WARNING: Graphic

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is the latest celeb to dig deep, dipping into his own stash to give directly to the Irwins’ Australia Zoo.

Queen’s secret signal to Prince Harry

Queen’s secret signal to Prince Harry

The Queen does nothing by accident, and her latest move is no different – it’s a message to Harry and its meaning is “crystal clear”.

Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

premium_icon Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

“IT WAS like a tsunami, but instead of a wall of water it was a wall of flame.”

‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

premium_icon ‘Like a gunshot’: Mum feared for life as rock hurled at car

A mother feared for her young children’s lives after a rock was hurled at her car from a Bruce Highway overpass on the Coast, filling the SUV with glass.

Emotional harbour ceremony for new Australians

premium_icon Emotional harbour ceremony for new Australians

51 new Australians were inducted as citizens aboard HMAS Canberra during an emotional ceremony that also honoured our hardworking firefighter heroes.

Chaos as protester rushes stage at Invasion Day rally

premium_icon Chaos as protester rushes stage at Invasion Day rally

Chaotic scenes have erupted at an Invasion day rally in Brisbane’s CBD, after a protester rushed the stage screaming “who do you think you are” during a speech.

Five Qld patients await deadly virus test results

premium_icon Five Qld patients await deadly virus test results

Queensland’s chief health officer warns the deadly coronavirus poses a serious threat to the state, with five Queensland patients awaiting test results.

Newman: ‘These people in the CCC don’t get it’

premium_icon Newman: ‘These people in the CCC don’t get it’

Former premier Campbell Newman has weighed in on the corruption watchdog’s criticism of integrity laws drafted in the wake of the Jackie Trad property scandal.

Signs of killer coronavirus to watch for

Signs of killer coronavirus to watch for

As scientists rush to understand how the deadly coronavirus is spreading, these are the symptoms infected patients seem to have in common.

Meghan and Harry face having allowance cut

premium_icon Meghan and Harry face having allowance cut

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are at risk of having their allowance from Prince Charles slashed should they choose to make a significant media deal.

Bronco charged with alcohol-fuelled offence

premium_icon Bronco charged with alcohol-fuelled offence

Brisbane Broncos’ pre-season has hit a snag with a Qld State of Origin forward hit with an alcohol-fuelled charge by police. He also faces club sanctions.

Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

premium_icon Seats splattered in blood after ugly tennis brawl

Blood and beer was splattered on tennisgoers and a woman was left bloodied after an ugly brawl broke out at the Australian Open.

Virus death toll suddenly spikes

Virus death toll suddenly spikes

The death toll from the rapidly spreading coronavirus has dramatically jumped to 55 as China’s president warns of a “grave situation”.

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