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Wed 2 Dec 2020

Obesity epidemic creates ‘heart attack hotspot’ in Coffs

Premium Content Obesity epidemic creates ‘heart attack hotspot’ in Coffs

Region tips the scales as concerning figures show tens of thousands are obese

Aussie slang word you’ve ‘never heard of’

Aussie slang word you’ve ‘never heard of’

A TikTok user shared a video explaining where an Aussie term came from – but many said they’d “never heard it” before. Have you?

Woman’s brain altered by old servo sushi

Woman’s brain altered by old servo sushi

A woman battled hallucinations and incontinence for months after she ate old sushi from a servo with doctors finally finding the cause of her problems.

Mum behind $45 sellout Aldi items

Mum behind $45 sellout Aldi items

A stay-at-home mum is surprised at how her blog and side hustle grew into a shopping frenzy after she was approached by Aldi with a deal.

Australia blasted over ‘suicidal’ policy

Australia blasted over ‘suicidal’ policy

An influential figure has lashed Australia for taking a ‘completely unstable, volatile, unpredictable stand on climate change’.

Child molester bailed to live at Sunshine Coast caravan park

Premium Content Child molester bailed to live at Sunshine Coast caravan park

A molester has been bailed to a caravan park while he awaits sentencing for sexual assault and maintaining a sexual relationship with a child.

Two dead in suspicious house fire

Premium Content Two dead in suspicious house fire

Arson chemists and the explosives squad are investigating a suspicious blaze at a townhouse that killed two people.

One million litres of water dropped on bushfire

Premium Content One million litres of water dropped on bushfire

As fireys battle the Fraser Island bushfire during a scorching heatwave, questions are being asked about the initial response.

Hostel killer to stay in mental health jail

Premium Content Hostel killer to stay in mental health jail

A schizophrenic killer who stabbed two backpackers to death at a hostel will likely not be repatriated back to his home country until his treatment is over.

Whistleblower exposes China’s COVID lies

Whistleblower exposes China’s COVID lies

A bombshell 117-page leaked report shines a light on China’s mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic as cases exploded in the city of Wuhan.

Rapist jailed for eight years over ‘sick’ forced sex acts

Premium Content Rapist jailed for eight years over ‘sick’ forced sex acts

A man who forced a woman to perform a series of ‘sick’ and ‘depraved’ sex acts on him after offering to pay her $25 for oral sex has been jailed for eight years

Trio armed with machetes rob service station

Premium Content Trio armed with machetes rob service station

The men were reported to be armed with machetes.

Rock legends slam global COVID lockdowns

Premium Content Rock legends slam global COVID lockdowns

Two of music’s biggest names have joined forces to release a “protest song” to “save live music” as the US reports record numbers.

ARTEFACTS: From figurative to the abstract

Premium Content ARTEFACTS: From figurative to the abstract

Local artists, makers, creatives and the art curious are invited to make their mark on the new gallery

Hayne snaps in court after question

Hayne snaps in court after question

NRL star Jarryd Hayne told a court he felt like he was being questioned on a topic on “repeat” during a tense cross-examination at his trial.

$1.3m in black but GetUp pays no tax

Premium Content $1.3m in black but GetUp pays no tax

A tax expense of $357,000 vanished into nothing for the company that attempted to unseat the Morrison government at the last election.

War widow’s plea to keep SAS bravery medal

Premium Content War widow’s plea to keep SAS bravery medal

Corporal Ian Turner took his life in the grip of PTSD. His widow has expressed her hurt at the ADF’s plan to potentially revoke his bravery award.

MP ducks questions after chartering private jet

Premium Content MP ducks questions after chartering private jet

Matt Kean refused to answer questions about the size of his carbon footprint after chartering a private jet to Cobar as debate raged over his energy plans.

The people have spoken: Porsche V8 is back

Premium Content The people have spoken: Porsche V8 is back

The V8 is back in Porsche’s sporting derivative of its large Cayenne SUV.

‘DIRTY PERVERT’: Neighbour escapes jail after indecent acts

Premium Content ‘DIRTY PERVERT’: Neighbour escapes jail after indecent acts

The court heard he also gained more than $31,000 in NewStart benefits he wasn’t entitled to.

New cartoons, flurry of tweets in latest China attacks

Premium Content New cartoons, flurry of tweets in latest China attacks

A mouthpiece for the Chinese Communist party has launched a series of overnight attacks, calling Australia “arrogant” and posting two new cartoons.

‘Heinous crimes’: China plays the distraction card

Premium Content ‘Heinous crimes’: China plays the distraction card

China is using allegations of Australian war crimes to draw attention away from its ruinous mishandling of COVID-19, among many other outrages, writes Tim Blair

Man allegedly steals prime mover, goes on 460km joy ride

Premium Content Man allegedly steals prime mover, goes on 460km joy ride

A man is set to appear in a Cairns court charged with stealing a prime mover and trailer and taking it on a 460km trip north through North Queensland.

‘Hold your babies tighter’: Mum’s tragic message after crash

‘Hold your babies tighter’: Mum’s tragic message after crash

Two weeks after a horror crash left two of her children dead and another fighting for his life, a heartbroken mum has issued a tragic plea to parents.

Big Aussie business boycotts China

Big Aussie business boycotts China

A major Australian business is leading the push to boycott Chinese products amid growing tensions between the two countries.

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