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Mon 16 Sep 2019

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

AN investigation has revealed gay conversion therapy is still being performed in some dark corners of the Christian church in Australia. Warning: Distressing.

Mackay cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

premium_icon Mackay cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

Police are investigating a former model, journalist and businesswoman amid claims she owes money to customers including a woman devastated in floods.

'Roofer's' high jinx antics led cops on merry dance

premium_icon 'Roofer's' high jinx antics led cops on merry dance

A DEFENCE lawyer conceded his client's past drug use might have triggered the man's strange decision to climb onto the roof of a house.

KILLER TEENS: Brother’s file marked ‘never be released’

premium_icon KILLER TEENS: Brother’s file marked ‘never be released’

JAMES Patrick McGrane was 17 when he raped and murdered his 21-year-old sister. He left her body naked on the bedroom floor of a pottery shop at Hodgson Vale.

Charity sick of thieves after hit two nights in a row

premium_icon Charity sick of thieves after hit two nights in a row

“At the end of the day, they’re stealing from the people who we are trying to help.”

Trio to face trial after alleged kidnapping, murder attempt

premium_icon Trio to face trial after alleged kidnapping, murder attempt

A MAN was allegedly set alight and left on the side of a rural road during the incident.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

A teen who was “bashed by African youths” wouldn’t leave his bedroom. His father was in tears. Now the real story has emerged.

Dad raped son up to five times a week

premium_icon Dad raped son up to five times a week

WHEN he attacked his two-year-old niece as a teenager, experts warned he would reoffend. And they were right.

How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

premium_icon How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

BELLE Gibson has gone to ground in Northcote, as authorities chase the $410,000 fine she still hasn’t paid.

Police look into allegations student leaked explicit images

premium_icon Police look into allegations student leaked explicit images

Child Protection and Investigation detectives have attended a Mackay high school over reports private images were leaked on social media.

Hong Kong’s ‘hopeless’ last stand

Hong Kong’s ‘hopeless’ last stand

THE battle for Hong Kong has entered a dangerous new phase as protesters pass the point of no return and begin the battle for their very lives.

Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

premium_icon Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

A man being questioned by police over the shooting death of Ivona Jovanovic was twice caught smuggling drugs up his bum into prison.

Two women involved in  alleged wounding incident

premium_icon Two women involved in alleged wounding incident

Paramedics were called to the scene about 7:40pm

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

Matthew Doyle was living life in luxury, travelling the world and marrying his love on Sydney Harbour — until police brought it all to a crashing halt.

Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

premium_icon Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

The truth of the Alva Beach double fatal stabbing is so extraordinary, it would scarcely have been believed — except it was captured in a frantic triple-0 call.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Notorious child sex offender held in custody

premium_icon Notorious child sex offender held in custody

A FORMER Gatton doctor once jailed in Bulgaria for child sex offences has appeared in a Toowoomba court charged with similar matters.

University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

premium_icon University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

An academic who lectures at the University of Melbourne has been named as the third Australian detained in an Iranian jail

Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

premium_icon Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

Parents who give their teenagers alcohol in a bid to encourage them to drink in moderation and prevent them from future drink-related harm are misguided

Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

premium_icon Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

Officers allegedly found a shotgun, replica pistol, cash, steroids and an extendable baton after a raid on his home by gangs squad officers and the riot squad

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

‘My naked selfies are ruining my life’

Kayleigh sent the playful snaps when her boyfriend was working interstate — but when they broke up, he got in touch with a brutal threat.

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