National News

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Labor MP’s ‘four-letter word’ jibe at Trad

premium_icon Labor MP’s ‘four-letter word’ jibe at Trad

Deputy Premier has been labelled a “four-letter word” by the longest-serving member of her very own party ahead of an caucus meeting this afternoon.

Miracle in face of flood as missing student found alive

premium_icon Miracle in face of flood as missing student found alive

A Chinese student who went missing last week as flooding smashed into the Gold Coast has been found alive, despite spending five nights in the elements.

Holden to quit Australia

premium_icon Holden to quit Australia

Holden will cease to exist in Australia by the end of this year. The company told dealers and head office staff the news this morning.

WATCH: Truckie shares terrifying 'brown pants' moment

WATCH: Truckie shares terrifying 'brown pants' moment

WHAT could be so important that you would risk your life like this?

‘Intense, fast moving’ storm warning

‘Intense, fast moving’ storm warning

Wild storms with heavy rain could race through parts of the south, east and west this week with a tropical cyclone bubbling up in the north.

Killer who stabbed parents to death to be released

premium_icon Killer who stabbed parents to death to be released

A man who stabbed both his parents to death with a hunting knife could be released from custody next month following a review of his supervision order.

Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

premium_icon Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

THE Outback Wrangler’s quest to rescue a croc with a motorbike tyre around its neck has proved more difficult than anticipated.

NSW fire trucks need upgrade: firefighters

NSW fire trucks need upgrade: firefighters

The NSW Rural Fire Service Association has called for urgent state government funding to upgrade their ageing fleet of 3820 fire trucks.

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Porsche has revealed its version of back to the future, as its new performance car twins go old-school to deliver new and improved thrills.

Scott ends three-year title drought in stunning fashion

premium_icon Scott ends three-year title drought in stunning fashion

Adam Scott once wondered whether he would ever again win against the world’s best. He needn’t have worried.

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.

ABC forced to pay costs of AFP legal fight

ABC forced to pay costs of AFP legal fight

The Federal Court has dismissed a legal bid by the ABC to block the Australian Federal Police from perusing documents seized in a 2019 raid.

Urgent recall issued for children’s bikes

Urgent recall issued for children’s bikes

Various RoyalBaby Kids’ Bikes, sold online between 2018 and 2019, have been urgently recalled due to brake concerns.

Celeste’s controversial shirt at fire concert

Celeste’s controversial shirt at fire concert

Celeste Barber made a dig at PM Scott Morrison’s handling of the bushfire crisis during a relief concert that raised more than $9 million.

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

A skinny-dipper shocked drinkers having a few sundowners in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday when he jumped into the Yarra for a touch of backstroke.

Full-blown outbreak on virus ship

Full-blown outbreak on virus ship

The coronavirus outbreak on the Diamond Princess has worsened, with 70 more people sick as governments look at rescuing stranded passengers.

Rainbow flags get go-ahead for next Folau match

premium_icon Rainbow flags get go-ahead for next Folau match

Rainbow flags may have been discouraged on French soil but Israel Folau can expect to see them when Catalans make the trip to England next month

Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

premium_icon Bharat Army takes over Sydney for Cup opener

Indian fans are threatening a blue-out for the women’s T20 World Cup, with the Bharat Army ready to turn Homebush into Hyderabad

Christensen arrives in UK to visit ‘tortured’ Assange

premium_icon Christensen arrives in UK to visit ‘tortured’ Assange

North Queensland MP George Christensen has arrived in London, preparing to visit WikiLeaks founder and ex Townsville resident Julian Assange, reportedly the subject of...

Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

premium_icon Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

Massive jellyfish have been washing up on a Far Northern beach, with a resident likening the sight to enormous puddles of melted ice cream.

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