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Tue 17 Jul 2018

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

A quadrillion tons of diamond. Under your feet.

A quadrillion tons of diamond. Under your feet.

START digging. Now. In a few hundred years, you could be mega rich. Science has detected a quadrillion tons of diamonds nestled deep beneath our feet.

Coal critical to keeping power prices down

premium_icon Coal critical to keeping power prices down

Coal-fired power needed for decades to keep power prices down as the energy market transitions to renewables: Australian Energy Market Operator.

Tesla shares plummet after Musk’s ‘pedo’ outburst

Tesla shares plummet after Musk’s ‘pedo’ outburst

ELON Musk’s astonishing outburst calling one of the Thai cave rescuers a “pedo” has sent Tesla’s shares tumbling and raised the spectre of costly legal action.

Charity boss took Africa trip after $5.2m loss

premium_icon Charity boss took Africa trip after $5.2m loss

FSG’s chief took three staff on Africa trip just three months after the charity recorded a $5.2m loss of taxpayer money.

1400 mining jobs up for grabs in Queensland

premium_icon 1400 mining jobs up for grabs in Queensland

The Queensland mining sector is experiencing a jobs bonanza as confidence returns and strong coal prices create boom-like conditions. Here’s where to find jobs.

Resort boss attacks Airbnb proposal

premium_icon Resort boss attacks Airbnb proposal

THE manager of one of Seventeen Seventy's accommodation providers does not think proposed changes to regulate short-term letting go anywhere near far enough.

Migrants not staying in regional areas

premium_icon Migrants not staying in regional areas

One in 10 regional migrants use country towns as pit stops before moving to a city. PM has vowed to strengthen rules so they fill regional skills shortages.

PAYDAY: Subbies get the result they've wanted for 11 months

premium_icon PAYDAY: Subbies get the result they've wanted for 11 months

Deputy premier John Barilaro has come bearing a gift for a group of Pacific Highway sub-contractors left in the lurch after a company collapse.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Cairns Airport evacuated

Cairns Airport evacuated

BREAKING: Cairns Airport is reportedly in lockdown and hundreds of passengers have been forced to evacuate.

Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

premium_icon Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

A NUDE cleaning business that was dreamed up by a North Coast man has been slammed by a veteran councillor as a disgrace.

iPhone: Tips for taking better photos

iPhone: Tips for taking better photos

IF YOU'VE visited a tourist attraction recently, you'll know the world's most popular cameras aren't cameras at all.

Mobile data deals just got cheaper

premium_icon Mobile data deals just got cheaper

MOBILE phone customers are being offered bigger chunks of data for less money as telcos fight it out in an all-out data war.

Amazon Australia’s next big test

Amazon Australia’s next big test

WE all love a good sale and Amazon’s Prime Day is a big one. While shoppers will be hunting for bargains, the retail giant will be looking at another set of...

Court rejects council crackdown on shop's hanging baskets

premium_icon Court rejects council crackdown on shop's hanging baskets

A COAST store owner has come out on top in a battle with council over hanging plant baskets that's dragged out for years.

How this couple became home owners before turning 21

premium_icon How this couple became home owners before turning 21

There's no doubting lifelong Gympie locals Michael Learoyd and Taylah McKenzie are on the shortlist for Australia's youngest homeowners.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

$1000 can earn you a fortune

$1000 can earn you a fortune

ONE small investment can lead to “tens of thousands of dollars” once your home goes under the hammer, property experts say.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Dark web crooks targeting our kids

premium_icon Dark web crooks targeting our kids

Child data including their email addresses, phone numbers and passwords is being sold online after it has been stolen from gaming websites.

No sexism please — we’re fireys

premium_icon No sexism please — we’re fireys

Since Katarina Carroll took over as QFES commissioner in 2016 she’s been busy extinguishing problems that led to claims the service was ‘toxic’ for women.

Why Facebook won’t fix its problems

premium_icon Why Facebook won’t fix its problems

Facebook is still failing to ban fake news and users who have their identities stolen are being left virtually defenceless, experts say.

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