National News

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Brownlow medalist released from jail

Brownlow medalist released from jail

FORMER AFL superstar Ben Cousins has been given his freedom after stalking charges against the former Brownlow Medallist were dropped.

Social media giants join Aust, NZ in terror fight

Social media giants join Aust, NZ in terror fight

Facebook and Twitter will tell the public how many terrorist posts they have taken down under new rules Australia is developing with New Zealand.

Chopper, plane collision kills seven

Chopper, plane collision kills seven

Seven people, including two children, were killed in a collision between a helicopter and a small airplane in Spain.

Teen’s chilling murder confession

Teen’s chilling murder confession

A man confessed to killing a little girl after abducting her from a beach, but it was ignored. When charges were finally brought, he walked free.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

DELAYS: search for worker buried in mine collapse slowed

DELAYS: search for worker buried in mine collapse slowed

Rescuers searching for a mine worker buried under a “significant” amount of dirt and rock have been delayed by safety concerns.

Food apps biting into our budgets

Food apps biting into our budgets

DEMAND for food apps offering convenience is forecast to continue booming, but consumers are being warned to check it doesn’t blow a hole in their budgets.

Quad biker injured by barbed wire crash

Quad biker injured by barbed wire crash

A 22-year-old man is in a stable condition after losing control of a quad bike on the NSW Central Coast and crashing into barbed wire.

Depressingly long list of Aussie losers

Depressingly long list of Aussie losers

SCOTT Morrison’s election victory earlier this year was massive — and so was the long list of names who lost the political contest in his wake.

‘I swapped my coffee for this wild act’

‘I swapped my coffee for this wild act’

CAROLYN was told she should ditch her morning coffee for a week and replace it with this solo pleasure. The results are hilarious.

GRAPHIC: ‘My pimple almost killed me’

GRAPHIC: ‘My pimple almost killed me’

WHEN Jorgia woke up sporting a huge blind pimple, she had no idea it would end up nearly taking her life. WARNING: Graphic

‘Critical error’: Captain Cook’s grisly end

‘Critical error’: Captain Cook’s grisly end

Exactly 251 years ago, explorer James Cook set off on a Pacific voyage that changed the world — but a critical error led to his undignified end.

Terrified Hanson gets stuck on Uluru

Terrified Hanson gets stuck on Uluru

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson wanted everyone to be able to climb Uluru, until she tried doing it and suddenly got stuck.

‘Nightmare’ that could push us to war

‘Nightmare’ that could push us to war

It’s one of the world’s most volatile hot spots, where a single misstep could ignite global war — and Australia has just waded into the turmoil.

Astronaut commits ‘first crime in space’

Astronaut commits ‘first crime in space’

A NASA astronaut has been accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity.

‘Out of his depth’: Trump's cringeworthy moment

‘Out of his depth’: Trump's cringeworthy moment

Seven of the world’s most powerful leaders have arrived in a French resort town for the G7 summit. Donald Trump got off to an awkward start.

Finals decided: AFL fairytale pulls up painfully short

Finals decided: AFL fairytale pulls up painfully short

The first week of AFL finals has been decided after the Lions finished heartbreakingly short of a historic milestone.

Australian mobile boss lashes out at $179 rival

Australian mobile boss lashes out at $179 rival

A phone company has launched an extraordinary attack on a rival selling potentially dangerous cheap handsets, but the competitor says the concerns are “untrue”.

‘Psychotic bad guy’ to walk free

‘Psychotic bad guy’ to walk free

Michael Guider, a man described by one abuse victim as having “tentacles with insidious reach”, could soon be back on the streets.

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

Man dies from vaping in ‘world first’

A patient who developed lung disease after vaping has died in a “world first”, as fears grow about the safety of e-cigarettes.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Secret behind Ricki-Lee’s booty selfies

Secret behind Ricki-Lee’s booty selfies

If there’s one body part Ricki-Lee Coulter loves to flaunt, it’s her booty — and now she’s revealed how she keeps it in shape.

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