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Wed 20 Nov 2019

Wildest twist in Sun Yang case yet

Wildest twist in Sun Yang case yet

If you believe what’s being written in Chinese-run state media then swimmer Sun Yang’s doping case just got a whole lot weirder.

Fireworks industry ‘devastated’ by fire danger

premium_icon Fireworks industry ‘devastated’ by fire danger

A pyrotechnician has suggested Christmas fireworks displays be used to fundraise for those affected by bushfires.

Pet dog stabbed to death in vicious attack

premium_icon Pet dog stabbed to death in vicious attack

A beloved family dog has been stabbed to death in a “brutal” attack in Victoria, with the offender pulling up outside the Glen Creek property and attacking the pet...

Freed Aussie hostage in ‘good condition’

premium_icon Freed Aussie hostage in ‘good condition’

NSW teacher Timothy Weeks is said to be in good spirits after he was released by the Taliban after three years in captivity.

Weis takes with it some sweet memories

premium_icon Weis takes with it some sweet memories

Weis bars are part of Queensland’s story. When we lose such businesses, we lose our stories as well, writes Frances Whiting.

Judge's warning for tradie caught up in nightclub scuffle

premium_icon Judge's warning for tradie caught up in nightclub scuffle

A judge has warned tradie Kodey Shaun Dwyer to ‘stay out of trouble’ after he caused a scene outside a nightclub.

Siblings found dead at home

premium_icon Siblings found dead at home

Police have revealed more details as they investigate after a brother and sister were found dead inside a house on Tuesday afternoon.

Farmer dies in quad bike crash

premium_icon Farmer dies in quad bike crash

UPDATED: An 82-year-old man has died after an all-terrain vehicle crash on a property in Tasmania’s Southern Midlands.

New heat rule could ruin industry

premium_icon New heat rule could ruin industry

Proposed “minimum conditions” forcing construction workers to down tools when the mercury hits 28C would mean the death of the building industry in some parts.

New twist in Toolara 'esky' murder, torture case

premium_icon New twist in Toolara 'esky' murder, torture case

A fisherman convicted of the torture and murder of Shaun Barker has had his murder conviction substituted with manslaughter and the torture conviction quashed.

Sunshine Coast butcher wins best ham in Australia

premium_icon Sunshine Coast butcher wins best ham in Australia

A Sunshine Coast butcher has taken out the title of Australia’s best ham, but he’ll hardly have time to celebrate.

The highest paid tradies revealed

premium_icon The highest paid tradies revealed

Tradies are raking in the big bucks and pocketing significantly more than the average Australian salary, new data reveals.

Amazon takes on Australia Post

premium_icon Amazon takes on Australia Post

Retail giant Amazon will take on Australia Post this Christmas, revealing plans to launch parcel lockers and in-store pick-ups to prevent gift theft.

Tennis love story too good to be true

Tennis love story too good to be true

They were the new power couple at the top of the tennis world but recent on-court triumphs hid the real story about this star duo.

Bushfires fuel ‘the most perfect’ day of their lives

premium_icon Bushfires fuel ‘the most perfect’ day of their lives

Fires meant a last-minute change of wedding plans for this Coffs Harbour couple.

Push for pollies to make diaries public

Push for pollies to make diaries public

Politicians should be forced to reveal who they are meeting to ensure “rent seekers” don’t have undue influence over our lives, an expert says.

Miley ‘splits from Cody Simpson’

Miley ‘splits from Cody Simpson’

Miley Cyrus has reportedly broken up with boyfriend Cody Simpson after a brief romance that largely played out on social media.

Cross-dressing killer found guilty of Aussie's murder

premium_icon Cross-dressing killer found guilty of Aussie's murder

The verdict has been handed down in the trial of slain Melbourne woman Amy Parsons with her fiance Roderick Deakin-White found guilty of her murder.

Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

premium_icon Two accused in Schwarten Lexus heist

TWO people charged in relation to stolen cars taken from a former Rockhampton politician’s home on Friday have been denied bail – one with 120 charges on his...

Sweden drops charges against Assange

premium_icon Sweden drops charges against Assange

Sweden has announced that it has abandoned legal action against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over rape allegations.

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