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Thu 20 Jun 2019

Couple's tears for pony the RSPCA says is better off dead

Couple's tears for pony the RSPCA says is better off dead

ALEX Zwarts and his partner Jacky burst into tears at the thought of their beloved pet pony, Abba, being killed.

Family's heartfelt appeal to government: 'Let us stay'

premium_icon Family's heartfelt appeal to government: 'Let us stay'

The former Muslim, now Christian is afraid she will be persecuted, jailed or killed if she is sent home.

What’s that, Skip? You’re on the menu?

premium_icon What’s that, Skip? You’re on the menu?

Food tourism promises to be big business in Queensland, but reaching its full potential could be bad news to our most iconic species.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Poo transplant demand booming

Poo transplant demand booming

A GROWING number of Australians are seeking poo transplants, leading to a shortage of healthy stool stocks and a call for fecal matter donors.

Should parents still keep early pregnancy a secret?

premium_icon Should parents still keep early pregnancy a secret?

It’s the unwritten rule of pregnancy — keep it secret for 12 weeks. But as the fertility conversation evolves, should we remain silent, asks Edwina Bartholomew.

Hearse driver pulled over for RBT on way to cemetery

premium_icon Hearse driver pulled over for RBT on way to cemetery

POLICE have clarified reports the driver of a hearse leading a funeral cortege towards a cemetery for burial was pulled over for a random breath test.

Widow’s bid to use sperm harvested from dead husband

premium_icon Widow’s bid to use sperm harvested from dead husband

A WIDOW has asked the Supreme Court for the green light to use her late husband’s sperm harvested just hours after he died unexpectedly at the age of 38.

Top cop's crushing tackle on heckler goes viral

premium_icon Top cop's crushing tackle on heckler goes viral

WATCH: One of the Coast's top cops is going viral on social media after crash tackling a heckler at a press conference today.

Three charged with 1995 Brisbane gang rape

premium_icon Three charged with 1995 Brisbane gang rape

A woman who was told potential evidence had been lost by police after she was allegedly gang raped in 1995 has seen her fight for justice take a major step.

Border Force officer dies on ship in Torres Strait

premium_icon Border Force officer dies on ship in Torres Strait

An Australian Border Force officer has died aboard a patrol boat in the Torres Strait.

Human bones found on popular NSW beaches

Human bones found on popular NSW beaches

NSW police are investigating the discovery of human bones at two neighbouring beaches in Port Macquarie.

Calls to free 'imprisoned' live mascot from dealership

premium_icon Calls to free 'imprisoned' live mascot from dealership

'His cage is positioned in a car sales lot on the bitumen where he is subjected to loud noise, the weather and traffic fumes.'

CBD protester: ‘I don’t care what punishment I get’

premium_icon CBD protester: ‘I don’t care what punishment I get’

A “armchair revolutionary” who sent Brisbane’s CBD peak hour traffic into chaos yesterday, has told a court “nothing is going to stop me doing this again”.

BREAKING: Man critical after being crushed by car

premium_icon BREAKING: Man critical after being crushed by car

Emergency services were called to a Gympie property this morning.

Qld woman's alleged killer faces court

Qld woman's alleged killer faces court

A man has appeared in court accused of killing Queensland woman Shae Francis, who has not been seen since October last year.

Body of newborn found abandoned in backyard

Body of newborn found abandoned in backyard

Mystery surrounds the discovery of a dead newborn baby found in the backyard of a Newcastle home as gruesome new details emerge.

Couple’s gender reveal backfires horribly

Couple’s gender reveal backfires horribly

A couple organised a party to reveal the gender of their unborn baby to friends and family, but their colourful stunt didn’t exactly go to plan.

Nightclub boss viciously attacked on walk home

premium_icon Nightclub boss viciously attacked on walk home

A nightclub owner is recovering after he was viciously assaulted while walking home from work, claiming he suffered "short term amnesia" after the attack.

Servo attendant in terrifying pickaxe ordeal

premium_icon Servo attendant in terrifying pickaxe ordeal

A man disguised in a skull mask and armed with a pickaxe has smashed through a service station’s security door, terrifying the 21-year-old woman inside.

Emergency divers in Ross River rescue of sunken car

premium_icon Emergency divers in Ross River rescue of sunken car

Emergency divers have retrieved a sunken vehicle from the Ross River, after a witness saw it career through Rossiter Park and its occupants flee the scene.

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