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Thu 28 Jan 2021

Pearce buries hatchet after sexting scandal

Pearce buries hatchet after sexting scandal

Lachlan Fitzgibbon was furious when Mitchell Pearce was caught texting a club staffer before his wedding, but the NRL stars are playing nice.

Alleged Aussie text scammers extradited to US

Premium Content Alleged Aussie text scammers extradited to US

Two Australian men who allegedly made $60 million by defrauding hundreds of thousands of people face 20 years in a US jail.

Aussies urged to continue stashing cash in 2021

Premium Content Aussies urged to continue stashing cash in 2021

Households have adopted excellent savings habits during the pandemic but experts fear it may come to an end in 2021.

Shocking new data on shark numbers

Premium Content Shocking new data on shark numbers

A horror year for fatal attacks has left many thinking shark populations are out of control, but a new global count suggests the exact opposite.

Google faces harsh new laws over market abuse claims

Google faces harsh new laws over market abuse claims

Google is facing more regulation in Australia that could see a rise in prices for its millions of consumers.

Rescued roos come home every night to say thank you

Premium Content Rescued roos come home every night to say thank you

Every evening wildlife carers Sara Tilling and Gary Henderson sit in the paddock for a glass of wine and enjoy a twilight reunion with the kangaroos.

Treasurer’s scathing rebuke of China’s ‘bully’ comment

Premium Content Treasurer’s scathing rebuke of China’s ‘bully’ comment

Australia will take on Beijing bullies cracking down on trade and also call out human rights abuses, Josh Frydenberg has defiantly declared.

Aussie brand that’s now worth $13b

Aussie brand that’s now worth $13b

An Aussie name has cracked a whopping barrier, bizarrely helped by Beijing’s battle with Canberra. But others have plummeted down the rankings.

Woman roasted over tradie BF’s lunch

Woman roasted over tradie BF’s lunch

It was supposed to be a “lovely” gesture for her partner but instead this Aussie woman was blasted for making an “eight-year-old child’s lunch”.

Finding Frankie gives shocked community a purpose

Premium Content Finding Frankie gives shocked community a purpose

The ordinary people of suburbia have united to find slain pedestrians Kate Leadbetter and Matty Field’s beloved dog.

Australia’s major virus demand

Australia’s major virus demand

Cricket Australia is reportedly set to make a wild coronavirus demand to ensure its biosecurity bubble in South Africa is safe.

Teen may face third charge as anger builds on laws

Premium Content Teen may face third charge as anger builds on laws

A teen charged with the murder of a young couple may also be charged over the death of their unborn child, as community anger builds over youth bail laws.

Albanese sacks key ally in ALP reshuffle

Premium Content Albanese sacks key ally in ALP reshuffle

Labor leader Anthony Albanese will look to claw back support among coal mining regions in a major frontbench reshuffle to revitalise the party.

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Cave rescuers’ names given to newfound species

Premium Content Cave rescuers’ names given to newfound species

Newly discovered spiders have been named after four of the Thai cave rescue heroes.

$35k yarning circle likened to ‘Kath and Kim’ makeover

Premium Content $35k yarning circle likened to ‘Kath and Kim’ makeover

Forget trickle fountains and serene Buddhas, ‘yarning circles’ are the latest must-have addition for a safe space in the NSW government.

Alleged child abuse teacher to face court

Alleged child abuse teacher to face court

An alleged child abuse principal is due to appear in a Melbourne court after being extradited from Israel to face child sex allegations.

‘We will never forget him’: Parents mourn school captain son

Premium Content ‘We will never forget him’: Parents mourn school captain son

The family of a “loving, caring” 15-year-old who died at a river waterhole have called for more government drowning prevention measures.

Former Crown prosecutor arrested

Premium Content Former Crown prosecutor arrested

A former Crown prosecutor and the father of three members of the band Sheppard has been arrested over an allegedly fraudulent transfer of nearly $100m.

Serena spills on ‘insane’ quarantine rules

Serena spills on ‘insane’ quarantine rules

Serena Williams has given an honest assessment of Australia’s “intense” COVID-19 protocols as she completes her hotel quarantine.

Dealer who sold disabled woman a lemon ordered to pay refund

Premium Content Dealer who sold disabled woman a lemon ordered to pay refund

An auto dealer who sold a disabled woman a luxury sedan that turned out to be a lemon has been forced to give her a refund and collect the broken-down Mercedes.

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