National News

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Man stabbed to death in park

premium_icon Man stabbed to death in park

POLICE have opened a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed during a physical altercation with a woman at Babinda.

Cyclone Owen now a category 2

Cyclone Owen now a category 2

Tropical Cyclone Owen is now at Category 2 intensity and is forecast to bring potentially destructive weather to Queensland this weekend.

Australia’s luckiest Lotto postcodes and hotspots

premium_icon Australia’s luckiest Lotto postcodes and hotspots

Victoria raked in the largest amount of Lotto prize money as Queensland took out the biggest payout, while NSW has the most millionaires.

Social media vigilantism has a steep price

premium_icon Social media vigilantism has a steep price

Social media vigilantism might give people hitting “share” a feel-good kick, but it could actually keep abusers out of jail, writes Sherele Moody.

Truckie runs cops off the road while overtaking

Truckie runs cops off the road while overtaking

MAGISTRATE David Day described the actions of a truck driver who ran an oncoming unmarked police car off the road as "one of those complete brain snaps".

180km/h crash driver’s dark turn

180km/h crash driver’s dark turn

A Melbourne man who drove at an “abhorrent” speed before killing a young dad was a “high achiever” and honours student.

Simple way to keep the kilos off

Simple way to keep the kilos off

Worried about piling on the pounds this Christmas? Turns out all you need is a set of scales and some handy calorie information.

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