National News

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Revealed: QLD schools with most student absences

premium_icon Revealed: QLD schools with most student absences

QUEENSLAND school students are missing crucial class time with growing frequency, new attendance records show, putting the state below the national average.

FBI exposes global prostitution ring in Australia

premium_icon FBI exposes global prostitution ring in Australia

AN FBI sting operation has led to six arrests and the shutdown of a global prostitution ring operating brothels in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and cities across the...

Shocking note left on woman’s car

Shocking note left on woman’s car

A Queensland woman was stunned when she found a shocking letter on her windshield after a fellow motorist hit her car.

Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

premium_icon Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

MOTOR repair giant slammed with a $2.6m fine after it was found to have engaged in deceptive conduct.

Unexploded WWII projectile found on walking track in NT

premium_icon Unexploded WWII projectile found on walking track in NT

NT Police have issued a warning after an unexploded WWII artillery projectile was found on a walking track

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

POLICE are still searching for the gun wielding man.

Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

premium_icon Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

NEW data has revealed the days Australians don’t want to work, as experts weigh in with their best tips to maximise time out of the office.

What we missed in Gillette controversy

What we missed in Gillette controversy

WHILE the world continues to blow up over the razor brand’s latest ad, there’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed.

‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

premium_icon ‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

A PRIEST made an impassioned plea to mourners saying: “We are human, but we believe in Jesus Christ, so we don’t take revenge.”

‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

premium_icon ‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

A QUEENSLAND man who overdosed at a NSW music festival has been remembered as a kind-hearted, popular and funny young man who lit up every room he entered.

Coast porn actor slapped with fine

premium_icon Coast porn actor slapped with fine

A Gold Coast based private dancer who punched her flatmate’s mother in the neck has walked from court with just a fine.

Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

premium_icon Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

A DRIVER has been slapped with a $1218 fine after he was clocked travelling 74km/hr over the speed limit on a highway south of Brisbane.

Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

premium_icon Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the death of Israeli-Arab university student Aiia Maasarwe, two days after her body was found in Melbourne.

Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

premium_icon Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

Sam Bradshaw got a shocking surprise on a shopping trip.

Man killed in morning crash

Man killed in morning crash

A motorcyclist has died after a single vehicle crash near Woolgoolga this morning.

Barty downplays injury fears after win

premium_icon Barty downplays injury fears after win

Ash Barty is into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the first time but her victory wasn’t without some drama.

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Felicity Shadbolt, a fit and avid bushwalker and runner, was found dead not far from her car yesterday. Now police are starting to ask questions.

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Boy wakes to being attacked by python

Boy wakes to being attacked by python

When Nev and Emma Jackson heard their son crying in his room, they rushed in to find a rogue python wrapped around him.

Aussie planes 5m from mid-air crash disaster

Aussie planes 5m from mid-air crash disaster

In a terrifying near-miss, two planes came less than 5m of crashing into each other after they both took off.

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