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Wed 24 Apr 2019

Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

premium_icon Jail over attack on pregnant girlfriend

AN unborn baby will not meet its father until June because he had stomped the expectant mother when she was six months pregnant.

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

Sri Lanka bomber ‘studied in Australia’

One of the suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 360 people studied in Australia, the country’s PM says.

What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

premium_icon What on earth is this alien-like fungi?

It has an odd lattice-like spherical shape, but can also resemble a starfish and smells like rotting meat. So what is this bizarre plant?

When to see the RAAF flypast: Every Queensland town listed

When to see the RAAF flypast: Every Queensland town listed

LOOK to the sky tomorrow as various aircraft take flight for the highly-anticipated Anzac Day Air Force Flypasts. See the full schedule here.

Passengers could be weighed at check-in

Passengers could be weighed at check-in

You may want to rethink that croissant before boarding your next flight because airlines may start weighing passengers before they fly.

Man murdered wife, daughters and mother-in-law

Man murdered wife, daughters and mother-in-law

Anthony Harvey has pleaded guilty to the murders of his wife, mother-in-law and three daughters at a court appearance today.

Woman who binned pups arrested, 38 dogs seized

Woman who binned pups arrested, 38 dogs seized

A woman caught on CCTV dumping a bag of tiny newborn puppies has been arrested and 38 more dogs seized from her filthy home.

‘You can’t touch someone like that’

‘You can’t touch someone like that’

A man turned himself into police after a woman alleged she was groped at the bar of a popular venue in February.

Jessika flaunts booty in skimpy bikini

Jessika flaunts booty in skimpy bikini

The MAFS star appears to be showing her ex what he’s missing with a racy video that’s giving fans more than they bargained for.

Adani’s bid to bankrupt traditional owner hits court

premium_icon Adani’s bid to bankrupt traditional owner hits court

A date has been set for Indian mining giant Adani’s case to bankrupt a traditional land owner who fought to stop its $2 billion Carmichael mine – and it falls just...

5000 protesters unite at Stop Adani rally

5000 protesters unite at Stop Adani rally

"I'D LIKE to see an end to fossil fuels all together and push towards renewable energy. The climate is in crisis."

Worst of the worst: Sex tourist faces record sentence

premium_icon Worst of the worst: Sex tourist faces record sentence

Child sex tourist Ruecha Tokputza’s crimes have 'no comparison' in all of Australian legal history, a court has heard.

Muslim woman’s protest photo goes viral

Muslim woman’s protest photo goes viral

A Muslim woman, accosted by a group of anti-Muslim male protesters, decided to respond in kindness rather than anger, winning her a lot of fans.

Accused bikie associate blows kisses in court

premium_icon Accused bikie associate blows kisses in court

An accused Hells Angels associate and gold miner who police allege had $1.4 million worth of ice in his car has been granted bail.

Why everyone wants to live on this street

Why everyone wants to live on this street

The most in demand streets in Australia are attracting viewers for an odd reason, new real estate data shows.

Why homeless man called bank teller ‘a b****’

premium_icon Why homeless man called bank teller ‘a b****’

A homeless man has appeared in court after calling a Surfers Paradise bank teller a b**** during a confrontation at a Gold Coast branch.

The Power Four: Shorten’s inner circle

The Power Four: Shorten’s inner circle

This is an inside look at Bill Shorten’s formidable and tight group of key allies — the ones he turns to for advice and reassurance … and the ones he avoids.

The dark side of electric cars

The dark side of electric cars

BMW has discovered there’s more to guilt-free motoring than zero emission cars. And Australia stands to benefit from the German giant’s change of tack.

‘Baseless’ sexual assault claims blasted

‘Baseless’ sexual assault claims blasted

A lawyer representing Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has blasted allegations he sexually assaulted a reporter.

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

Cruel reaction to horror party injury

A British woman who was left with “life-changing” injuries after a boozy party has claimed hospital staff responded in the most brutal way.

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