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Fri 22 Nov 2019

As an Aussie, I’ll never understand this American habit

premium_icon As an Aussie, I’ll never understand this American habit

Of the many differences between Australians and Americans, little could be odder than the seemingly obnoxious trait of taking long and loud phone calls, writes US...

Government looks for win on union laws

Government looks for win on union laws

The Morrison government is hoping for two significant wins on unions and asylum seekers when parliament resumes for the final time this year.

Coroner’s silence is an insult to Kirra’s memory

premium_icon Coroner’s silence is an insult to Kirra’s memory

KIRRA McLoughlin was a human being, a loving mother of four young children, trying to figure her life out like the rest of us.

Grace Millane jury returns verdict

Grace Millane jury returns verdict

The family of murdered British backpacker Grace Millane could be heard sobbing after a New Zealand jury delivered their verdict.

Police appeal for witnesses after man’s body found in park

premium_icon Police appeal for witnesses after man’s body found in park

Homicide Squad detectives are still processing a "crime" scene where a man’s body was found this morning

Mini-tornado causes ‘$100k’ damage to Western Downs business

premium_icon Mini-tornado causes ‘$100k’ damage to Western Downs business

A MINI-TORNADO has left a trail of destruction in its wake this afternoon.

Coast woman wins rural women's award by breeding the best

premium_icon Coast woman wins rural women's award by breeding the best

Maree took a leap of faith 10 years ago when she started breeding Brahmans after the unexpected death of her father.

Questions linger over little girl’s sudden death at Cambooya

premium_icon Questions linger over little girl’s sudden death at Cambooya

THE sudden death of a young girl at a rural property south of Toowoomba remains a mystery with detectives yet to receive vital information in the investigation.

Wagners’ respond to Channel 9 defamation payout

premium_icon Wagners’ respond to Channel 9 defamation payout

DENIS Wagner on behalf of the four Wagner brothers released a statement on the defamation damages awarded by Justice Peter Applegarth today.

Heartbreaking photo: Lucky the koala rescued from bushfire

Heartbreaking photo: Lucky the koala rescued from bushfire

Firefighters run towards a blaze to save a small and very frightened animal.

Staggering super storm damage bill keeps climbing

premium_icon Staggering super storm damage bill keeps climbing

The super cell storm that ripped through parts of the Sunshine Coast last Sunday has caused staggering insurance losses.

Man crushed in workplace incident at dam

premium_icon Man crushed in workplace incident at dam

A rescue helicopter is on its way to Atkinsons Dam north of Gatton after a man was crushed in a workplace incident. He has suffered extensive injuries.

What Boris and Prince Andrew mean for Brexit

premium_icon What Boris and Prince Andrew mean for Brexit

As the UK election campaign rolls on and Prince Andrew’s headache grows there’s no denying that it’s been an interesting week to be an Aussie abroad, writes...

Australia is ‘giving away’ its wealth

Australia is ‘giving away’ its wealth

Australians are being short-changed when it comes to this issue, with experts saying there’s a huge gap between expectations and reality.

Coke smuggling footballer to make bid for freedom

premium_icon Coke smuggling footballer to make bid for freedom

After 13 years in prison for his role in the ‘baggage handler’ cocaine case, former star turned international drug smuggler Les Mara could soon walk free.

Judge gives meth dealer ‘one last chance’

premium_icon Judge gives meth dealer ‘one last chance’

A judge has given Jade Tayla Hawkins, who was convicted of supplying meth ‘one last chance’, despite her chequered past.

Judge awards Wagner brothers nearly $3.7m defamation payout

premium_icon Judge awards Wagner brothers nearly $3.7m defamation payout

THE Supreme Court of Queensland has awarded Denis, John, Neill and Joe Wagner a nearly $3.7 million defamation payout.

'It's always in my head': Final moments with Sharon Edwards

premium_icon 'It's always in my head': Final moments with Sharon Edwards

Billy Mills planned to spend his life with Sharon Edwards, he recounts the final moments he spent with her before she met a tragic fate

Item schoolgirls banned from wearing

Item schoolgirls banned from wearing

An Aussie school has been slammed as “ridiculous” after telling young girls they can’t wear clothes that distract young boys.

Indian media questions age of Pakistan’s ‘teen’ sensation

premium_icon Indian media questions age of Pakistan’s ‘teen’ sensation

Pakistan’s impressive teen paceman Naseem Shah is one of the stories of the summer – but reports have surfaced questioning just how old the rising star is

Mum’s topless cleaning backfires horribly

Mum’s topless cleaning backfires horribly

A woman who removed her shirt as she cleaned her dusty garage has been charged with a sex crime because her stepkids saw her topless.

Isolated Prince’s one remaining ally

Isolated Prince’s one remaining ally

As Andrew’s royal career died this week, the silence from his former allies was deafening. But there’s one person loudly – and proudly – in his corner.

REVEALED: CQ pubs named best in Queensland

premium_icon REVEALED: CQ pubs named best in Queensland

Best pubs list names two Central Queensland venues.

One to hospital, Calton Hill closed after St Patrick’s crash

premium_icon One to hospital, Calton Hill closed after St Patrick’s crash

A PERSON has been taken to Gympie Hospital after a two-vehicle crash near st Patrick’s Church in Gympie this afternoon.

Gas worker dies after being airlifted to Brisbane

premium_icon Gas worker dies after being airlifted to Brisbane

A GAS worker has tragically died after telling his colleagues he wasn’t feeling well.

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