National News

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Greens MP’s drug-taking confession backfires

premium_icon Greens MP’s drug-taking confession backfires

A political stunt by a drug-taking Greens MP has backfired as opposition to pill testing hardens with both Coalition and Labor politicians cautioning against the...

Bali bombing mastermind’s freedom in limbo

premium_icon Bali bombing mastermind’s freedom in limbo

BALI bombing mastermind Abu Bakar Bashir’s hopes of freedom might have been cut short as Scott Morrison called for him to stay behind bars.

Honey locked up after spike in theft

Honey locked up after spike in theft

A spike in the theft of honey so it can be sold overseas for upto $471 a jar has led some retailers locking the product up behind the counter.

Why acid bath killer wanted to get rid of his wife

premium_icon Why acid bath killer wanted to get rid of his wife

Klaus Andres killed his wife of five years and to cover up the crime he used acid to dissolve her body in a bin and then washed her down a drain outside his Cairns...

Why ’day 8’ is so important

premium_icon Why ’day 8’ is so important

The principal of one of Queensland’s largest state schools has urged parents to remember the importance of “day eight”.

Violent brawl breaks out on Queensland flight

Violent brawl breaks out on Queensland flight

A flight from Queensland to Singapore was forced to turn around after a brutal mid-air fight broke out, with one passenger having to be restrained.

Police car allegedly rammed in escape attempt

premium_icon Police car allegedly rammed in escape attempt

Two men will appear in court today after they allegedly drove a stolen vehicle at a police car north of Brisbane yesterday.

Why Sunrise guest dropped f-bomb

Why Sunrise guest dropped f-bomb

There’s one issue that incenses this Sunrise guest more than any other - so much so that she accidentally dropped an expletive.

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

AUSTRALIA may pay for racking up a decade of deficits, leaving the Federal Government with no money to cushion the blow of a recession.

Shorten's hospital funding fix to grow emergency department

Shorten's hospital funding fix to grow emergency department

ALP Leader Bill Shorten has budgeted $15m to make urgent fixes to a Qld hospital's emergency department while ScoMo sat with journos for a Q&A.

‘Bikini Climber’ freezes to death

‘Bikini Climber’ freezes to death

A mountaineer famous for hiking in bikinis has frozen to death after falling 20m down a ravine eight days into her hike.

Yogi helping women find passion and purpose

premium_icon Yogi helping women find passion and purpose

After years of detours, yogi Amy Lou Wilson has found peace in her passion and sharing it with others.

From humble high school student to Aussie tennis star

premium_icon From humble high school student to Aussie tennis star

Ash Barty was only five years old when she first picked up a tennis racquet, but even then her coaches knew she would become a champion one day.

Downed Open star's colossal tantrum

Downed Open star's colossal tantrum

An Australian Open star has apologised for the “speechless” moment he turned back and angrily screamed at an official as he was booed off court.

Afterpay putting bite on insurers

premium_icon Afterpay putting bite on insurers

Young Australians are turning to buy-now-pay-later juggernaut Afterpay to cover dental costs as they shun private health insurance.

True identities of British ‘unruly tourists’

True identities of British ‘unruly tourists’

They are the group of travellers who have caused a storm up and down New Zealand. Now, their true identities can be revealed.

Warning of world economy shock

Warning of world economy shock

It’s not looking good for the global economy, which is weakening faster than expected — and there are warnings of serious hurdles ahead.

Boat tragedy: Lover to stand trial for death

premium_icon Boat tragedy: Lover to stand trial for death

A man who held his unconscious lover afloat following a horrific crash on a romantic Gold Coast getaway will stand trial for her death.

Shocking note left on car

Shocking note left on car

A woman has slammed the “imbecile” who left a nasty note on her car commenting on her parking skills, when really they were the one in the wrong.

How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

premium_icon How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

'This is just another step down the path of what seems to be a process where green activists have hijacked the Queensland Labor Government'; Senator Canavan

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