World News

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Teen beaten and savagely stabbed to death

Teen beaten and savagely stabbed to death

A group of teens are being questioned in connection with the brutal stabbing murder of an 18-year-old student in a New York park.

Young girl’s makeshift Nikes go viral

Young girl’s makeshift Nikes go viral

Shoes are designed to give athletes every edge imaginable but this 12-year-old Philippines star showed her own Nikes work just as well.

Community vigil to honour volcano victims

premium_icon Community vigil to honour volcano victims

A Brisbane community will hold a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to a mother and daughter who tragically died in the New Zealand volcano blast.

Captain’s message to devastated cruise passengers

premium_icon Captain’s message to devastated cruise passengers

Passengers on the Ovation of the Seas have been informed of their revised itinerary by the ship’s captain in a statement after the “terrible event” in New Zealand.

Royal sympathises with Meghan’s ‘pain’

Royal sympathises with Meghan’s ‘pain’

A member of the royal family has leapt to the defence of Meghan Markle, saying what the embattled Duchess is going through is “hard”.

Fatal island’s volcano site ‘not our responsibility’

premium_icon Fatal island’s volcano site ‘not our responsibility’

As public grief turns to anger over the White Island volcano eruption, all levels of New Zealand government have wiped their hands clean of any culpability.

Queen’s whopping annual Christmas gift bill

Queen’s whopping annual Christmas gift bill

Thought your Christmas gift list was hefty this year? Try being the Queen of England.

$201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act

$201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act

He scored a life-changing pile of cash just weeks ago – but builder Steve Thomson has just pulled one surprisingly cheapskate move.

Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts

Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts

A female teaching assistant has lost her job and been arrested after a video allegedly showed her engaging in sex with two teen students.

DNA twist in jogger abduction mystery

DNA twist in jogger abduction mystery

A DNA technique that identified the Golden State Killer could solve one of the world’s most baffling kidnap cases, says a forensic scientist.

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