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Wed 27 Mar 2019

Australian drivers don’t see cyclists as ‘real humans’

premium_icon Australian drivers don’t see cyclists as ‘real humans’

A new study has found that more than half of Australia’s drivers think cyclists are “not completely human” and there is a link between that view and acts.

Man dead after police find gun stash in Christchurch

Man dead after police find gun stash in Christchurch

A MAN has died in Christchurch after a standoff, now police are investigating whether there’s any link to the mosque attacks.

Happy Paws Haven animal welfare hearing begins

premium_icon Happy Paws Haven animal welfare hearing begins

FOUNDER of the Happy Paws Haven pet sanctuary Sally Ann Rogers has appeared in Grafton Local Court to face animal welfare charges

Not so fast: EU puts brakes on drivers

Not so fast: EU puts brakes on drivers

Big brother technology to curb speeding and drink driving is coming to new cars sold in Europe and it could be here sooner than you realise.

Dad's 'baby rash' dash caught out by police

premium_icon Dad's 'baby rash' dash caught out by police

IT was the lame excuse that didn't wash with police.

NBN warning as scammer concerns spike

premium_icon NBN warning as scammer concerns spike

There is an easy way to tell if callers are legitimately from the National Broadband Network, the corporation says.

Man defrauded disability housing company more than $15,000

premium_icon Man defrauded disability housing company more than $15,000

A FORMER gambling addict who defrauded a Toowoomba not-for-profit housing organisation and its disability tenants of more than $15,000 has been jailed.

Tradie sacked for Muslim comments

Tradie sacked for Muslim comments

A man has lost his job after making comments about Muslims following the Christchurch terror attack, but he insists it was an “intellectual conversation”.

Cops crack down on 'gullible' money mules falling into trap

premium_icon Cops crack down on 'gullible' money mules falling into trap

Sunshine Coast police are cracking down on 'gullible' people acting as money mules for international criminals hacking accounts and stealing money.

‘You can’t touch us’: Young girls’  rampage

‘You can’t touch us’: Young girls’ rampage

Two young girls abused shoppers and spat at a security guard during a bizarre rampage at a Queensland shopping centre.

Prisoner: ‘I need to find another lover’

premium_icon Prisoner: ‘I need to find another lover’

A Gold Coast woman begged to be let out of prison so she can “join a dating agency” and “find another love of my life” during a court appearance yesterday.

Desperate search for William captured

Desperate search for William captured

A new video shows the foster mum of missing boy William Tyrrell recounting the moments immediately after the boy’s shocking disappearance.

'Reckless': Mum goes clubbing, leaves child home alone

premium_icon 'Reckless': Mum goes clubbing, leaves child home alone

A GLADSTONE mother who left her child at home alone while she went out partying for hours has fronted court.

Employee abused during grocery shop feud

premium_icon Employee abused during grocery shop feud

The feud soon moved outside into the Kingaroy carpark.

'Monster of willpower': Grafton terrorist's journey

premium_icon 'Monster of willpower': Grafton terrorist's journey

In the Four Corners episode 'Under the radar' aired on ABC TV, the 28-year-old terrorist was described as awkward during his time growing up in Grafton.

Girl, 14, endures ‘vile, degrading and demeaning’ torture

premium_icon Girl, 14, endures ‘vile, degrading and demeaning’ torture

Three men subjected a 14-year-old girl to hours of “vile”, “degrading” and “demeaning” torture at a house party, a court has been told.

Man charged after cash, dangerous drugs found in raid

premium_icon Man charged after cash, dangerous drugs found in raid

Police have charged a man with a number of drug offences following the search a property in Caboolture yesterday.

Accused Red Rooster robber hopped up on cane toad poison

premium_icon Accused Red Rooster robber hopped up on cane toad poison

AN ACCUSED robber claims to have no memory of his alleged crimes because he was high on cane toad poison

Mosman swim coach ‘abused girl repeatedly,’ court told

premium_icon Mosman swim coach ‘abused girl repeatedly,’ court told

A Mosman swim instructor ­accused of sexually abusing eight girls during their lessons allegedly sexually assaulted a seven-year-old eight times in three weeks

Shocking rape allegations made against Mackay man

premium_icon Shocking rape allegations made against Mackay man

The case against a Mackay man facing shocking allegations of rape and child abuse has been adjourned.

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