National News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Pizza shop that’s a ‘safe haven’ for women

Pizza shop that’s a ‘safe haven’ for women

A pizza shop in Melbourne has offered to be a “safe haven” for women in the wake of the murder of student Aiia Massarwe.

Why would any woman sign up for this?

Why would any woman sign up for this?

You’re called a sl*t or an ugly cow, your appearance is criticised and rape threats are par for the course. Welcome to life as a female politician.

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Nothing creates a shopping frenzy like a cult bargain homewares item. This is the latest one that has sent bloggers into a meltdown.

Huge increase in organ donations

Huge increase in organ donations

Last year news.com.au launched a campaign to support organ donation and helped increase the number of transplants to its highest rate ever.

Teens terrorise in Coles store rampage

Teens terrorise in Coles store rampage

A group of 14 teenagers have terrorised staff and customers in an early morning rampage at a Melbourne Coles store.

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

‘ADHD makes me do crazy things,’ says John Hopoate

premium_icon ‘ADHD makes me do crazy things,’ says John Hopoate

JOHN Hopoate, the former rugby league bad boy and bodyguard to Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim, blames ADHD for years of ‘d**khead actions’.

Mum run over in front of kids and left on roadside

premium_icon Mum run over in front of kids and left on roadside

A WOMAN whose learner licence expired in 2011 ran over a Gold Coast mother with a Toyota Hilux in front of her children, a court has heard.

How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

premium_icon How darts helped these school kids get better maths grades

Numbers game gets family excited about maths homework

Australia 'hotbed of Satanic possession' says busy exorcist

premium_icon Australia 'hotbed of Satanic possession' says busy exorcist

One of the country’s few remaining exorcists has revealed what it’s like to save people from the devil — and that he’s looking to train up more.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

An ale on Ash’s agenda after abrupt finish

premium_icon An ale on Ash’s agenda after abrupt finish

No regrets, a beer and a brief rest. That’s the uncomplicated fallout to Ashleigh Barty’s impressive Aussie summer, ended by cavalier Czech Petra Kvitova

‘It could have chopped the car in half’

‘It could have chopped the car in half’

A Melbourne woman who is lucky to be alive is suing after a highway sign fell on her car, leaving her with terrifying flashbacks.

Woman allegedly stabbed man in hospital triage

premium_icon Woman allegedly stabbed man in hospital triage

A woman is under police guard this morning after allegedly stabbing another patient with a kitchen knife in the triage area of a major Sydney hospital.

Building sector facing tough times

premium_icon Building sector facing tough times

QUEENSLAND’S peak building body has warned of a challenging year ahead for the sector on the same day another local construction company collapsed.

Police investigating separate shootings

Police investigating separate shootings

Police are investigating two separate gunshot incidents that took place on Tuesday at opposite ends of the state.

Mum’s memorial burnout for dead sons

Mum’s memorial burnout for dead sons

A week after her two sons, fleeing police in a stolen car, were killed when it crashed, a mum has paid tribute in a way they would have “loved”.

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern would be used to handling tricky situations - but she appeared shocked when a BBC interviewer said this to her.

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

A tennis commentator claims a comment Ashleigh Barty said under her breath “poked” Czech weapon Petra Kvitova the wrong way.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Palmer’s shocking traffic history revealed

premium_icon Palmer’s shocking traffic history revealed

Billionaire Clive Palmer copped a fine over a traffic accident that left an elderly couple in hospital with broken bones.

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