Severe storm producing 'golf ball size hail'

Severe storm producing 'golf ball size hail'

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the region

Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

He deposited the money into his own self-managed superannuation fund

Inside the hunt for the strawberry saboteur

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The detectives were more accustomed to busting crime networks.

Beware of Labor's misleading signposts on Coffs Bypass

Beware of Labor's misleading signposts on Coffs Bypass

Op-ed by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack on the Coffs Bypass

A garden for the community

A garden for the community

Community garden up and running.

Advantage rests with Ogier

Advantage rests with Ogier

Ogier shifts closer to title defence at Rally Australia

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

The diagnosis that inspired Charlie Thompson to start The Clean Collective

Sub found a year after vanishing

Sub found a year after vanishing

A little over a year after it disappeared.

Big changes to parking fines

Big changes to parking fines

A ’saving grace’ rule to parking tickets

Schoolie flown to hospital after near-drowning at beach

Schoolie flown to hospital after near-drowning at beach

Schoolie celebrations soured by near-drowning at beach

Sex teacher ‘back’ with student

Sex teacher ‘back’ with student

“Anyone that’s married knows that it’s a labour in love"

El Chapo got ‘pleasure’ from killing rival

El Chapo got ‘pleasure’ from killing rival

Accountant told court how druglord bragged about cold-blooded murder

Shocking way trio plotted $550k scam

Shocking way trio plotted $550k scam

THE insane way a couple and a homeless man colluded to con public.

Opinion

    Onions are small fry on the scale of great danger

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    Enough is enough, writes Jill Poulsen.

    No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

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    Kevin Rudd’s memoir reveals deep rift with Wayne Swan.

    These morons should have been held to account

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    Having a four-legged friend isn’t just a right, writes Kylie Lang.

    Dark side of being a restaurant critic

    Dark side of being a restaurant critic

    The dark side to the ‘best job in the world’.

    Sport

      One Mads morning at Rally Australia

      One Mads morning at Rally Australia

      Norwegian takes the lead after the opening Friday stages

      The stage coach sweeping the rally routes

      The stage coach sweeping the rally routes

      Sebastien Ogier can complete 15 years of French domination

      Scenes from Kennards Hire Rally Australia

      Scenes from Kennards Hire Rally Australia

      Today sees the start of Rally Australia on the Coffs Coast.

      WRC title fight showdown

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      A champion is set to be crowned on Coffs Coast.

      Secret world of Australia's elite combat medics

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      Watch our eight part special documentary series now

      'A movie scene’ as Jody fought to save commando

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      Medic Jody Tieche heroically fought to save his life

      Part 3: ‘She didn’t have to go — we could’ve saved her’

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      “It was a pointless death that could have been avoided".

      ‘Numb’: Voodoo Medics - Part 4

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      Combat doctor Dan Pronk was there for three Aussie soldier deaths.

      National Sport

        Test hopefuls and incumbents fall short in Shield

        Test hopefuls and incumbents fall short in Shield

        Marsh brothers, Renshaw, Handscomb and Burns all fail in Shield

        Weir colt's a dead Ringer for Group 1 contender

        Weir colt's a dead Ringer for Group 1 contender

        Guineas winner Ringerdingding on fast track to Group 1 success

        ‘Frustrated’ Simmons ‘looks lost’

        ‘Frustrated’ Simmons ‘looks lost’

        Ben Simmons struggles with growing pains in Sixers’ win over Utah

        Mate’s shock death breaks tennis star’s heart

        Mate’s shock death breaks tennis star’s heart

        John Isner learns of friend’s death after tennis match

        Community

          SWIFF 2019 set to open with a bang

          premium_icon SWIFF 2019 set to open with a bang

          Where Russell Crowe's 'Hando' collides with Mel Gibson's 'Mad Max'

          Call out to honour Coffs Harbour's Community Champions

          Call out to honour Coffs Harbour's Community Champions

          Nominate a big hearted local for Australia Day recognition here.

          How the Ulmarra campaign achieved its goal

          How the Ulmarra campaign achieved its goal

          Timeline of the Let's Not Wait Ulmarra campaign

          ULMARRA COMMUNITY: 'We won!'

          premium_icon ULMARRA COMMUNITY: 'We won!'

          Conclusion to the long story of a community who refused to give up

          What's On

            If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

            premium_icon If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

            JACK Johnson has never been tempted by music industry trappings

            Kerry O'Brien, a witness of history

            premium_icon Kerry O'Brien, a witness of history

            Award-winning journalist explains why he wrote his upcoming memoir

            Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

            Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

            Another 19 artists have also been added to the line up.

            Eireborne Celtic show will rock your tartan socks off

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            X Factor I Will Survive alumni Adrian Espulso stars in Eireborne.

            Local Business News

              How to get fired at a Christmas party

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              Here are some real-life examples of bad end-of-year celebrations.

              The $2b plan to boost small business

              premium_icon The $2b plan to boost small business

              Thousands of small business owners will no longer risk their home.

              Steering the ships to the coast's future

              Steering the ships to the coast's future

              Coffs Harbour pushes to become a cruise ship terminal stopover.

              Solar: Life-changing power

              Solar: Life-changing power

              Our future looks bright with solar

              Lifestyle

                Aldi slammed over latest price label deception

                premium_icon Aldi slammed over latest price label deception

                "I seriously question the usefulness to people of knowing"

                Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

                Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

                No doubt, autonomous vehicles will change a lot of things.

                Cunning plan to tame smashed Schoolies

                Cunning plan to tame smashed Schoolies

                “Don’t let a photo ruin a future"

                Shattered Coast man says ice killed his baby brother

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                The monster drug that tore this Coast family apart

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                    She earnt millions as one of the world’s most successful music acts but Mel B says she left her 10-year marriage with just $1400 in her pocket. Here’s why.

                    Sad reason Mel B lost $140 million

                    "I’m going to peel back the layers and tell it like it was"

                    In a news.com.au exclusive, three of The Bachelorette’s best-known contestants lift the lid on what really happens behind the scenes.

                    Ex-Bachelorette stars speak out

                    Some of the boys have had positive experiences. Some haven’t.

                    A new ad traces Elton John’s rise to fame — but leaves out the shocking drug, sex and spending sprees of his wildest years.

                    Wild: ‘Cocaine every four minutes’

                    “That is how tragic my life was.”

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                      Real Estate

                        LONGTIME Melbourne Stars cricketer James Faulkner is pulling up stumps at his waterfront Hobart penthouse. Check out his stylish refurbishment.

                        Cricketer’s penthouse set to bowl buyers over

                        Melbourne Stars cricketer James Faulkner is pulling up stumps

                        After months of worrying news on the property market, there is a glimmer of hope on housing prices. And it all comes down to your expectations.

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                        There is a glimmer of hope on housing prices.

                        More than 20 subcontractors say they’re $3 million out of pocket over a project by a well-known apartment developer and former V8 Supercar driver.

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                        More than 20 subcontractors say they’re $3 million out of pocket.

                        Jobs

                          AS FARMS struggle to fill vital jobs, changes to the rules around working visas are expected to bring thousands more backpackers to Australia, for longer.

                          premium_icon Visa changes to bring flood of backpackers

                          Islanders doing seasonal work will be able to stay longer

                          YOU can get paid up to $29 an hour working just 15 hours a week. And the best part is you can snag a job with almost no experience.

                          3000 new jobs up for grabs

                          Australia Post braces for ‘record Christmas’ with scores of casual positions.

                          THEY’VE been bitten on the crotch, hands and legs and have come close to death. These are the Queenslanders who risk their lives to catch and relocate snakes.

                          Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

                          They've been bitten on the crotch and come close to death

                          Motoring

                            Packed with the latest safety kit and as well as high-end Nappa leather-covered seats, the Nissan Qashqai Ti grade starts from $37,990 plus on-roads.

                            ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

                            Test drive of the Nissan Qashqai Ti.

                            IT has a European badge and a premium design but comes with a bargain basement price. Here’s why the Renault Koleos is one of the most under-rated SUVs.

                            New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

                            Is this the most underrated mid-size SUV?

                            FORD has been forced back to the drawing board after censors decided its new ad for the Ranger Raptor was unsuitable for television.

                            The dual-cab ute ad deemed too racy for television

                            The Ford Raptor has been de-clawed.