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Mon 23 Jul 2018

Toronto shooting: ‘Victims are spread across many blocks’

Toronto shooting: ‘Victims are spread across many blocks’

FOURTEEN people have reportedly been injured in a mass shooting across several blocks in the Canadian city of Toronto.

As a doctor, here’s why My Health Record worries me

As a doctor, here’s why My Health Record worries me

CENTRALISING health records could benefit many, but current legislation means it’s not just health practitioners who can access them. Says Kerryn Phelps.

Man charged after allegedly threatening couple

Man charged after allegedly threatening couple

Police are appealing for public assistance after a man and woman were allegedly threatened in a shopping centre carpark on Friday

Fury over comedian’s ‘racist’ Aboriginal joke

Fury over comedian’s ‘racist’ Aboriginal joke

A MONTH before he tours Australia, footage of comedian Trevor Noah making derogatory jokes about Aboriginal women has resurfaced online.

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

Beach 'idiot' caught doing 'kilometres of donuts'

THE driver will be reported to police after he was photographed tearing up this North Coast beach.

Aussie cave rescuers to receive medals

Aussie cave rescuers to receive medals

NINE Australians involved in the Thai cave rescue will receive medals from Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove to honour their efforts.

Police officer could face criminal charges over arrest

Police officer could face criminal charges over arrest

A PUBLIC hearing into the violent arrest of a 16-year-old boy has concluded, with the commission hearing one officer's actions fell into a "large grey area".

Aussies spending over $700m on furry friends

Aussies spending over $700m on furry friends

We’re in love with our pets. But our infatuation with felines and canines is getting costly. Our spending on our four-legged friends has skyrocketed 90 per cent in...

The road law most rural drivers should know, but don't

The road law most rural drivers should know, but don't

FEW people know about the law that can land drivers with a $2,600 fine for not turning off their engine and it applies mostly to rural people.

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

We’re using this $4 Kmart bowl wrong

AUSTRALIANS can’t get enough of this cheap fruit bowl from Kmart. But they’re not using it for food.

Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers

Uber driver secretly filmed over 700 passengers

A UBER driver in Missouri used a webcam to secretly record unsuspecting customers — then broadcast the footage on the internet for the world to see.

Can you answer these questions?

Can you answer these questions?

A LOCAL newspaper says “completely clueless” uni graduates were unable to answer this basic general knowledge quiz.

Markle’s sister makes most humiliating move yet

Markle’s sister makes most humiliating move yet

SAMANTHA Markle’s string of interviews trashing her newly-royal half-sister will pale in comparison to her next planned TV appearance.

The city prepared for World War 3

The city prepared for World War 3

THIS tiny European nation has set up an elaborate underground world to protect its citizens in case a world war breaks out.

Student vanishes after going for jog

Student vanishes after going for jog

AN ENTIRE community is helping to search for a 20-year-old woman, reported missing when she didn’t return from an evening run.

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