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Fri 24 Jan 2020

DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

premium_icon DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

An alleged drug mule caught with 28kg of cannabis in his car became embroiled in the alleged crime due to a gambling problem, the defence claimed in court.

‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

premium_icon ‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

A judge has expressed her dismay that Queensland’s youth don’t seem to be getting the message that sexting is a crime.

Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

premium_icon Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

A 65-year-old woman will spend two years behind bars after she defrauded a widow of $140,000 and changed her will to gain a $2 million hinterland estate.

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

A heavily tattooed Brisbane woman claims inhaling whipped cream chargers filled with nitrous oxide left her “paralysed from the waist down”.

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

Six weeks after her fairytale royal wedding, the Queen asked Meghan to do something Kate was protected from for nearly a decade.

Words that made Ash Barty ‘tear up’

Words that made Ash Barty ‘tear up’

Aussie Ash Barty has opened up on the moment she was made to “tear up” by a possible Australian Open opponent after a gripping victory

Retiring Open champion Wozniacki breaks down after loss

Retiring Open champion Wozniacki breaks down after loss

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki broke down in tears on court on Friday after her career ended in cruel heartbreak

AFL star Nic Naitanui calls for Australia Day date change

AFL star Nic Naitanui calls for Australia Day date change

West Coast Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui is calling on Western Australia to lead the charge in changing the date of Australia Day

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

A woman on a bus has been screamed down by fellow passengers who called her “racist” after she told them to speak to each other in English.

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

premium_icon The simple habit to stop the spread of the coronavirus

There is no treatment for the coronavirus and experts say the best way to stop it becoming a pandemic is by using good old fashioned public health measures.

LEADING THE CHARGE: Captains leave club allegiances at home

premium_icon LEADING THE CHARGE: Captains leave club allegiances at home

The enemies to join forces on return to the big stage at the SCG on Sunday.

TV series fans have waited 18 years for

TV series fans have waited 18 years for

Eighteen years is a long time to wait for the next chapter in an iconic series. So thank god the wait is finally over today.

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

Former factory worker Saso Krstevski will be deported from NSW to Macedonia almost 20 years after killing his boss and stuffing his body in a barrel.

The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

premium_icon The ultimate odd couple to stream this weekend

The true-ish story of two old Vatican bros whistling ABBA tunes and rearranging the face of modern Catholicism just so happens to be a ripping movie experience.

Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

premium_icon Serena stunner: Williams crashes out in Round 3

Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th grand slam title has been put on hold after a shock loss to China’s Wang Qiang.

‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

premium_icon ‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

The three US firefighters who died in yesterday’s fiery plane crash have been identified, as NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian announces memorial for fire victims.

Hollywood film predicted virus crisis

Hollywood film predicted virus crisis

People are pointing out that a 2011 thriller starring Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow seemingly predicted the coronavirus outbreak.

Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

premium_icon Serial sex pest seeking bed in aged care homes

A convicted sex pest has spent an extra year in jail as authorities struggle to find an aged care home that will take him in.

‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

premium_icon ‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

A father and son who died battling a bushfire on the NSW south coast have been farewelled in an emotional funeral service at Cobargo.

All your Australia Day entertainment and more

premium_icon All your Australia Day entertainment and more

Here are your long weekend options around the Clarence Valley’s live venues

Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

premium_icon Teenager in fall at popular rock pools

A rescue helicopter has been dispatched to help a teenage boy who suffered a fall at rock pools on the Gold Coast.

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

A 22-year-old woman who allegedly smothered her three children committed the “senseless” act while her fiance was in the next room. WARNING: Graphic

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

A mum has shared a video showing her child confidently using toys to unlock a pool fence, letting himself and his little sister into the pool area.

Trampoline chaos in Grafton’s freak storm

premium_icon Trampoline chaos in Grafton’s freak storm

Trampolines were sent flying through the sky, into pools and out of backyards, so just what can you do to prevent it?

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