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Tue 21 Jan 2020

Queensland man being tested for deadly virus

Queensland man being tested for deadly virus

A Queenslander has become the first Australian to present with symptoms of a deadly SARS-like virus on home soil after returning from a trip to China.

What we can learn from Mexicans about death

What we can learn from Mexicans about death

As well as decorating graves with bright marigold flowers, they adorn them with photos, food and drinks.

Hunt for running track booby trap bandit

Hunt for running track booby trap bandit

A man running along a dirt track in New South Wales has stumbled across a dangerous device made out of household items.

Horror discovery made in killer’s brain

Horror discovery made in killer’s brain

When convicted killer Aaron Hernandez died in 2017, he left many unanswered questions — but a scan of his brain may now be providing answers.

The phone call at centre of Trump trial

The phone call at centre of Trump trial

Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is almost upon us. And it could be one phone call that brings down the US President.

Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

premium_icon Before and after shots of drought-stricken Moogerah Dam

See the incredible pictures of how the recent downpours has brought life back to a region that almost forgot what rain was.

Inside Brad and Jen’s flirty night out

premium_icon Inside Brad and Jen’s flirty night out

Famous exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s reunion didn’t end at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The former couple also attended the same after-party.

$35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

premium_icon $35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

Short of undergoing expensive surgery, Tammara Hawkins tells court that smoking marijuana is the only way she is able to treat pain from a workplace injury.

Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

premium_icon Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

Fruit picker Stephen Gallaway has added to his near $10,000 SPER debt, instead of opting for community service because he didn’t 'trust himself'

‘Disgraceful’: Police slam thief who stole fire charity tin

premium_icon ‘Disgraceful’: Police slam thief who stole fire charity tin

Police are asking for public assistance after a bushfire charity tin was stolen on the weekend from a Byron Bay business.

Girl's lip severed in 'horrific' dog attack outside pub

premium_icon Girl's lip severed in 'horrific' dog attack outside pub

A woman whose dog bit a teenage girl on the face outside a pub has faced court.

Disabled man’s mission to cut down beauty industry’s impact

premium_icon Disabled man’s mission to cut down beauty industry’s impact

An intellectually disabled man has found his purpose after creating JB Industries.

What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

premium_icon What a catch! Python wows crowd as he nabs tasty lunch

Wow! Residents at a Coast retirement village had front row seats to an interesting show when a python devoured a goanna outside their units.

Builder’s extraordinary lengths to dodge QBCC

premium_icon Builder’s extraordinary lengths to dodge QBCC

A builder has cut his phone lines and changed licence car plates as part of an incredible effort to hide his location from the state’s construction watchdog.

Jelly babies’ surprising new home unveiled

premium_icon Jelly babies’ surprising new home unveiled

A likely new home for the famous Cairns jelly baby sculptures can finally be revealed more than a year after being evicted from the Centre of Contemporary Arts.

'My son stopped hugging me so I knitted a new one'

'My son stopped hugging me so I knitted a new one'

"My woollen son still comes out to play sometimes when we fancy a laugh, but the rest of the time he sits on a mannequin in my design studio."

Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

premium_icon Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

Young boy saves duck with a hook lodged in the flesh near its bill at popular Coast playground

Reality star’s awkward Bali medical ‘scam’

Reality star’s awkward Bali medical ‘scam’

A former reality TV star turned radio host has revealed the moment she was scammed in Bali after paying for an enema.

The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

premium_icon The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

Central Queenslanders Gavin Perry and Michael Segwick hope to reduce stigma around disabilities so people can get on with enjoying their lives.

Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

premium_icon Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

There’s a massive chink in the Gold Coast’s defences against the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. So why is it not being addressed, asks Ann Wason Moore.

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