National News

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Push for new Australian citizenship test

Push for new Australian citizenship test

THERE are controversial calls for a new type of test to be added to test people who want to live permanently in Australia.

Legal first after cold-case arrest

Legal first after cold-case arrest

COLD-CASE detectives have charged a man over a 1987 murder in a move that will trigger Queensland’s double jeopardy provisions for the first time.

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

STUNNED his client was handed a ban after being the victim of a “mob assault” that could have killed him, Chris Goulding’s manager has slammed FIBA’s ‘disturbing’...

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

British fashion house Burberry is drawing flak for destroying tens of millions of dollars worth of its products over the past year to protect its brand.

Pleas for food from hungry kids fuel cashless card calls

premium_icon Pleas for food from hungry kids fuel cashless card calls

A young girl, whose skin had turned grey from malnutrition, was standing in front of Faye Whiffin pleading for food. It was one of many scenes for Faye Whiffin

Gunfight on the Birdsville Track

premium_icon Gunfight on the Birdsville Track

THREE desperados on the ground, cops with guns drawn and a terrified girl rescued from the back of a car. This is the moment a perilous outback manhunt ended.

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

LIAM Gallagher has urged brother Noel to reunite Oasis after ‘forgiving’ his sibling following their decade long feud.

Union bullies pressure Shorten on boat turn backs

premium_icon Union bullies pressure Shorten on boat turn backs

POWERFUL union leaders are set to demand Bill Shorten stops turning back people-smuggling operations at sea and ends offshore detention.

Shock as court frees Aussie IS member

premium_icon Shock as court frees Aussie IS member

A TURKISH court has freed Australia’s most wanted terrorist, confessed IS member Neil Prakash, and refused to extradite him in a bombshell ruling.

Woman’s vile threat to baby

Woman’s vile threat to baby

A MUM threatened to punch another mother and her baby for breastfeeding in front of her kids in a controversial Facebook post.

Woman claims handshake was ‘violent crime’

Woman claims handshake was ‘violent crime’

A WOMAN has claimed she was injured when a real-estate agent shook her hand after a property auction.

Boy crawls out of wreckage of fiery crash

premium_icon Boy crawls out of wreckage of fiery crash

The boy, 11, was found walking on a highway after he escaped a shocking triple-fatality crash that killed his father and younger sister.

Revealed: Why swimming's golden couple split

Revealed: Why swimming's golden couple split

A heartbroken Emily Seebohm has been left to pick up the pieces after her high-profile break-up with fellow swim star Mitch Larking.

FBI intervenes after Ballina man's mass shooting threat

premium_icon FBI intervenes after Ballina man's mass shooting threat

A SOURED international love triangle led to threats to commit an act of extreme violence.

Sugar Daddy sites ‘targeting students’

Sugar Daddy sites ‘targeting students’

A SUMMIT has unveiled the dangers associated with “Sugar Daddy” dating and how students are given incentives to join sites such as Seeking Arrangement.

‘Living in fear’: Vandals smear poo on Veteran’s home

premium_icon ‘Living in fear’: Vandals smear poo on Veteran’s home

A 97-year-old Gold Coast war veteran is ‘living in fear’ after he had paint poured on his driveway and human excrement smeared on his sliding door.

Ex-cop sues over illegal bugging

premium_icon Ex-cop sues over illegal bugging

THREE former police commissioners are expected to be subpoenaed as a former drug squad detective sues three government agencies after he was illegally bugged.

Sam Dastyari swapping politics for television

premium_icon Sam Dastyari swapping politics for television

THE former Labor pollie has put a political comeback on the backburner to try TV, securing a hosting gig with Channel 10 for a show described as “pretty edgy”.

Alan Tudge: Migrants must ‘blend in’

premium_icon Alan Tudge: Migrants must ‘blend in’

THE Citizenship Minister believes Australian values are under threat and the country’s current social cohesion situation is “far from perfect”.

Race row student dead after fatal fit

premium_icon Race row student dead after fatal fit

A STUDENT who dressed as a World War II concentration camp victim at an anti-PC party has been found dead amid online outrage over his costume.

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