National News

Tue 16 Oct 2018

‘Madness’ over first trans world champ

‘Madness’ over first trans world champ

THE sporting world has gone into meltdown over angry claims and counter-claims involving a world championship event.

WARNING: Mothers asked to check expiry date on baby formula

premium_icon WARNING: Mothers asked to check expiry date on baby formula

SHE became concerned when her one-year-old nephew, who is in her care, recently started to get unexplained rashes and has been coughing and vomiting.

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

Target recalls popular kids’ toy

THE Aussie discount department store chain has issued a warning over fears a popular item could pose a “choking risk” to children.

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

A MAN allegedly posed as a 17-year-old before telling the girl, 15, he was 27 and then meeting her for sex. He’s 35.

Qantas, Virgin planes in mid-air close call over Brisbane

Qantas, Virgin planes in mid-air close call over Brisbane

AS THEY neared Brisbane Airport, the Virgin and Qantas pilots ended up coming way too close for comfort. So what went wrong?

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

'Your son will be dead by the time he's a teenager'

THIS was the devastating news that doctors delivered to this Northern Rivers family. But now they're on a mission to raise awareness.

Dreamworld inquest to be extended

premium_icon Dreamworld inquest to be extended

CORONER James McDougall has called for an extra week of hearings in the Dreamworld Inquest to avoid the saga dragging on in to new year.

Aussie war widow wants another kiss from Harry

Aussie war widow wants another kiss from Harry

DAPHNE Dunne, 98, has met Prince Harry twice and received a peck on the cheek both times. And she’s pretty keen to plant another one on the royal today.

Iconic Aussie mag Cosmo axed

Iconic Aussie mag Cosmo axed

The iconic women’s magazine will no longer be published in Australia, its parent company has announced today. Here's when the last edition will go to print.

'Naive' man used as money mule in online love scam

premium_icon 'Naive' man used as money mule in online love scam

Police furious at "stupidity" of people caught up in online money laundering scams

Bitcoin the ‘mother of all scams’

Bitcoin the ‘mother of all scams’

A LEADING economist has slammed bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, saying “the mother and father of all bubbles has now gone bust”.

Humiliating screw-up leaves govt in turmoil

Humiliating screw-up leaves govt in turmoil

THE government is in turmoil today after admitting a humiliating mistake caused it to vote the wrong way.

‘OK to be white’ vote an ‘admin mistake’

premium_icon ‘OK to be white’ vote an ‘admin mistake’

THE Federal Government didn’t mean to back a motion from Senator Pauline Hanson that “it is OK to be white” and the vote was actually an ‘administrative error’, a...

Extraordinary story melts Australia

Extraordinary story melts Australia

FROM fleeing conflict in Sudan to playing for the green and gold, it’s safe to say this childhood pair have captured Australia’s heart.

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

IT HAS been a horror month for domestic violence in Australia. And experts say if we don’t fix one factor, nothing will change.

Territorians open hearts for toddler  mauled by dog

Territorians open hearts for toddler mauled by dog

TERRITORIANS are raising funds to help support the struggling family of a little toddler who was savagely attacked by a dog

Royal tour: First sighting of pregnant princess

Royal tour: First sighting of pregnant princess

ALL eyes were on Meghan Markle’s baby bump as the Duchess arrived at Admiralty House this morning.

‘How are the kids and staff going to handle this?

premium_icon ‘How are the kids and staff going to handle this?

A BRISBANE community has woken to the devastating news that their local state school is closed following a massive fire.

Kochie’s slavery joke shocks Sunrise panel

Kochie’s slavery joke shocks Sunrise panel

‘WHAT the hell, dude?’ A bizarre joke about Usain Bolt had David Koch’s Sunrise co-stars lost for words — and viewers fuming.

Australia considers radical shift on Israel

Australia considers radical shift on Israel

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison mas made a deeply controversial move that could lead him to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump.

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