National News

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Influencer’s absurd request smacked down

Influencer’s absurd request smacked down

A Sydney bar has issued a blistering smackdown in response to an influencer’s outrageous demand — he’s going to need ice for that burn.

‘Brazen’ way Aussies are scoring drugs

‘Brazen’ way Aussies are scoring drugs

Aussies are adopting a sneaky new tactic to get drugs delivered straight to their homes. But, be warned. The authorities are onto it.

Porn star’s body lay dead ‘for days’

Porn star’s body lay dead ‘for days’

A popular porn star has been found dead by her business partner, who predicted the 43-year-old’s poor health would one day take her life.

Pregnant mum slain on family holiday

Pregnant mum slain on family holiday

A pregnant mum whose body was found in a “bloodbath” has been murdered in front of her husband and toddler while on a luxury holiday.

Torres Strait islanders invite PM to visit

Torres Strait islanders invite PM to visit

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will be invited to the Torres Strait to view the impacts of climate change on low-lying islands.

Wage-stealing bosses to face criminal laws

Wage-stealing bosses to face criminal laws

Bosses who deliberately steal money from their employees' pay will face criminal penalties, but genuine mistakes won't be punished.

The Block in crisis as cash runs out

The Block in crisis as cash runs out

Disaster has struck The Block: The contestants are fuming that they’ve been set up to fail and are threatening to quit, declaring the houses won’t sell.

Truck carrying 80m turbine blade rolls

Truck carrying 80m turbine blade rolls

A road has been completely blocked and is likely to remain closed for about 12 hours after a truck carrying an 80m wind turbine blade rolled.

Ohio farmer wants a word with Aust PM over TPP

Ohio farmer wants a word with Aust PM over TPP

CHRIS Gibbs says Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and enter a tariff war with China has given Aussie farmers an advantage.

Tourists’ terrifying Outback encounter

Tourists’ terrifying Outback encounter

Travellers found themselves in the middle of a nightmare after their car was suddenly surrounded by 30 crocodiles in Arnhem Land.

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

‘I’m broken: Driver jailed for horror crash

A truck driver who crashed into a car killing two boys has broken down over his “unspeakable” actions in a tragic case that shocked even the judge.

Chaos as window ‘cracks’ on Jetstar flight

Chaos as window ‘cracks’ on Jetstar flight

A Jetstar flight travelling from Sydney to Bali has been forced to re-route to Melbourne after the pilots noticed cracks in the cockpit window.

Deadly pandemic could wipe out 80 million

Deadly pandemic could wipe out 80 million

Up to 80 million people could be wiped out in as little as 36 hours if a global pandemic broke out, health experts have warned.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Moment that left mourners in stitches

Moment that left mourners in stitches

Friends and family fought back tears when speaking about Danny Frawley today, but lighthearted moments helped ease the pain.

‘Highly dangerous’ road rule dropped

‘Highly dangerous’ road rule dropped

DRIVERS have welcomed changes to a controversial new road rule following public backlash throughout a 12-month trial.

Survivor loser doesn’t deserve your cash

Survivor loser doesn’t deserve your cash

Australia, we’ve got it wrong — and in rallying behind Survivor favourite Luke Toki, we’ve missed a crucial point that cannot be ignored.

Joyce defends eye-watering $24m salary

Joyce defends eye-watering $24m salary

Australia’s top-earning CEO has explained his enormous pay packet, at the very same time he complained about airports earning too much money.

Big clues that gave away Today gaffe

Big clues that gave away Today gaffe

The Today show’s news story about this week’s wild weather seemed perfectly normal — until viewers noticed two very weird details.

Teacher’s sacking divides America

Teacher’s sacking divides America

A high school teacher sent a series of tweets addressed to Donald Trump earlier this year. Now she’s been sacked over them.

Model deemed too ‘undesirable’ for Insta

Model deemed too ‘undesirable’ for Insta

A beauty blogger has gone to war with Instagram after it refused to let her promote a post because it was deemed too “undesirable”.

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