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Tue 10 Dec 2019

Married restaurateurs charged with keeping slave

premium_icon Married restaurateurs charged with keeping slave

BBQ queen Shiela Mcaleer and her husband Joshua were cooking up a storm at their restaurants when police allege they held a woman as a slave.

Slowest chase ever: ‘I’m not following this guy in pluggers’

premium_icon Slowest chase ever: ‘I’m not following this guy in pluggers’

Wearing his pyjamas and his pluggers, Nick O’Brien helped stop alleged drunk driver to justice in a bizarre “chase”.

A shopping staple will soon disapear from our lives

A shopping staple will soon disapear from our lives

We used to handle these items on a daily basis but according to experts, it fell sharply in 2019 and the end “point is getting closer”.

BEACH HEROES: Young tourists stop holiday tragedy

premium_icon BEACH HEROES: Young tourists stop holiday tragedy

The quick actions of two young tourists helped save the lives of pair of 15-year-old girls struggling in Hervey Bay waters.

Caught behind the couch: Drunk driver’s dog search fail

premium_icon Caught behind the couch: Drunk driver’s dog search fail

Drunk driver Taelor James Russell hid from police behind a couch after ignoring their instructions to pull over. He was was four times the legal booze limit.

Volcano tours ‘safe’ and should continue: NZ mayor

premium_icon Volcano tours ‘safe’ and should continue: NZ mayor

The mayor of Whakatāne has defended White Island tour operators, saying they had an excellent reputation for safety.

Actor's ‘miserable’ stint at  ‘sexist’ Saturday Night Live

Actor's ‘miserable’ stint at ‘sexist’ Saturday Night Live

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has nothing but unpleasant memories of her time at Saturday Night Live, describing the behind-the-scenes environment as “miserable”.

Child struck by car in driveway

Child struck by car in driveway

Paramedics treated the youngster hit by a car at the scene before taking him to the Queensland Children’s Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Putin says Russia could appeal WADA ban

Putin says Russia could appeal WADA ban

WADA's decision to ban Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years for tampering with doping-related lab data may be appealed.

‘It’s just wrong’: Reed slams cheating claims

‘It’s just wrong’: Reed slams cheating claims

The golfing world went into a frenzy after Patrick Reed was caught red-handed shifting sand. The US bad boy has hit back at critics ahead of the Presidents Cup

Holden bombshell but Commodore stays in the Supercar race

Holden bombshell but Commodore stays in the Supercar race

Supercars has announced its plans to “evolve” rules and regulations to save the Commodore after being blindsided by a Holden announcement

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla founder Elon Musk has been filmed fleeing the scene after recklessly knocking over a sign in his company’s weird new Cybertruck.

‘Class act’: Jacinda’s response praised

‘Class act’: Jacinda’s response praised

People are praising New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for her classy response to the White Island volcano disaster.

‘Excuse me, I can’t breathe’: Furious Aussies blast PM

‘Excuse me, I can’t breathe’: Furious Aussies blast PM

Scott Morrison has been blasted by furious Australians for holding a press conference on religious freedom as Sydney chokes on bushfire smoke.

Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

premium_icon Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

Relaxing under the shade of 50 plastic bottles might not sound practical, but a Sunshine Coast mum’s latest invention will leave beach lovers feeling cool.

’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

premium_icon ’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

Two of the country’s most senior politicians have used some surprising insults to attack other as they try to claim the upper hand in regional Queensland.

Shopping staple to vanish forever

Shopping staple to vanish forever

We used to handle these items on a daily basis but according to experts, it fell sharply in 2019 and the end “point is getting closer”.

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

Armed with two items, The Block’s Jess Eva managed to transform her kitchen – and the results speak for themselves.

How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

premium_icon How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

Ipswich songwriter Carla Thursday is about to launch her second single, a piece so emotive it made her best friend cry

House fire is being treated as suspicious, police confirm

premium_icon House fire is being treated as suspicious, police confirm

Police said a blaze that tore through a Coffs home while a man lay unconscious inside is under investigation.

Evil doc says infecting women with Hep C ‘not serious’

premium_icon Evil doc says infecting women with Hep C ‘not serious’

This depraved doctor ruined the lives of more than 50 women - but it's his excuse, in a bid for leniency, that will astound you.

'Firies have nothing left in the tank' ex-chief warns ScoMo

'Firies have nothing left in the tank' ex-chief warns ScoMo

Former Fire and Rescue NSW commissioner Greg Mullins says volunteer firefighters are becoming worn out and he holds concerns for their welfare.

Company behind failed music festival wound-up

premium_icon Company behind failed music festival wound-up

The company behind a music event set to rival Nashville’s CMA has gone under just weeks after the event was cancelled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’.

Footy star ire at 'freak' journalist’s cash for dirt bid

Footy star ire at 'freak' journalist’s cash for dirt bid

A Raiders star has taken to social media with claims the mother of his daughter was offered cash by a so-called “freak” journalist.

NZ Police launch investigation into volcano deaths

NZ Police launch investigation into volcano deaths

The New Zealand Police have launched an investigation into the the deaths and injuries following the eruption.

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