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Mon 25 May 2020

Guard charged over alleged jail sex acts

Guard charged over alleged jail sex acts

A female correctional officer has been suspended and charged after allegedly having sex five times with an inmate at a Sydney prison.

China’s bold military move against US

China’s bold military move against US

Chairman Xi Jinping has deployed two new aircraft carriers in a move designed to stoke tensions with the US and ultimately, Australia.

Ship loses 40 containers in wild weather

Ship loses 40 containers in wild weather

An investigation is underway after a cargo ship dropped dozens of containers off the NSW coast after the vessel was caught in wild weather.

Meghan believed ‘conspiracy’ against her

Meghan believed ‘conspiracy’ against her

Meghan Markle reportedly believed palace courtiers were out to harm her reputation when she moved into Frogmore Cottage.

Drastic change that could save Target

Drastic change that could save Target

The brand was struggling with 268 stores, will it fare any better with just 100? Time will tell if Target is destined for the retail slaughterhouse.

Staggering sum Meghan cost per day

Staggering sum Meghan cost per day

Meghan was a working royal for just 76 days, but in that time she cost taxpayers a truly astonishing sum, a new audit has revealed.

Enormous feral cat caught on camera

Enormous feral cat caught on camera

A researcher has shocked with photos of massive feral cats roaming in the Australian outback eating native wildlife, saying the sight is “pretty common”.

Six alleged 'lies' Jordan told in doco

Six alleged 'lies' Jordan told in doco

NBA legend Michael Jordan’s hit documentary has rubbed a lot of stars the wrong way. Six fibs he’s accused of telling, show exactly why.

How under-30s have screwed themselves

How under-30s have screwed themselves

It was supposed to help struggling Australians get through the COVID-19 crisis – but this controversial policy could harm one particular group.

Celeste loses fight over $51m donations

Celeste loses fight over $51m donations

The Supreme Court has handed down its decision on what can be done with the millions raised by comedian Celeste Barber.

Everything you can do from June 1

Everything you can do from June 1

Restrictions are being relaxed in states from June 1 with beauty salons, gyms and cinemas all reopening. Here’s what’s happening in your state.

Restaurant shames ‘selfish’ no-shows

Restaurant shames ‘selfish’ no-shows

One of Sydney’s oldest and best-loved eateries has slammed a table of six who didn’t show up, costing the business 60 per cent revenue.

CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

premium_icon CCC refers Rockhampton nurse case back to health service

Queensland’s Crime and Corruption Commission has referred the case involving a Rockhampton aged care nurse back to her regional health service.

‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

premium_icon ‘Butterfly’ baby’s horror diagnosis rocks young family

A young Coast couple are living every parent’s nightmare after their newborn son was given a devastating diagnosis with no cure in sight.

Childcare workers exempt from ‘no jab no play’

premium_icon Childcare workers exempt from ‘no jab no play’

Experts are calling for mandatory flu shots for childcare workers after educators were quietly dropped from national advice to make ‘no jab no pay’ compulsory.

‘These things happen’: Boat lands on top of car

premium_icon ‘These things happen’: Boat lands on top of car

When Alvaro Jordan came outside, the first thing he saw was his boat, on top of a car. That wasn’t where he left it.

Seven-star health spa unlike any seen before

premium_icon Seven-star health spa unlike any seen before

International developers have revealed their plans to create a seven-star tourist attraction unlike anything Queensland has ever seen.

New route considered for Inland Rail project

premium_icon New route considered for Inland Rail project

Pressure from Queensland landowners around the Condamine River floodplains has led the Federal Government to consider a new route for the Inland Rail project.

‘What the f--k is that?’ UFO sighting shocks locals

premium_icon ‘What the f--k is that?’ UFO sighting shocks locals

THE object was “spinning, turning and tossing”, but then things got even weirder.

First Target stores to close revealed

First Target stores to close revealed

A staggering 106 Target stores across the country will soon shut down or become Kmarts. And these are the first on the chopping block.

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