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Thu 20 Feb 2020

BREAKING: Two dead after train derails

BREAKING: Two dead after train derails

Two people are dead and several others are injured after a train carrying 160 passengers derailed north of Melbourne in Victoria.

Definitely ain’t LV: Accused’s accessory offer fails

premium_icon Definitely ain’t LV: Accused’s accessory offer fails

A man accused of smashing a car into a Louis Vuitton store in Brisbane has made a failed bid for freedom.

Man ‘went home to sleep’ after cyclists mowed down

premium_icon Man ‘went home to sleep’ after cyclists mowed down

A man accused of mowing down a group of cyclists was on bail and went home to shower and sleep after the horrific crash, police have alleged.

Maggie’s message after daughter’s death

Maggie’s message after daughter’s death

Much-loved celebrity chef Maggie Beer has shared a touching message to friends, family and fans following the unexpected death of her daughter Saskia.

China travel ban extended again

China travel ban extended again

Australia has extended the ban on travellers from China for another week, saying the number of deaths in Hubei continues to grow.

The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

premium_icon The robot apocalypse is coming, but how do we prepare?

Secure, well-paid jobs are slowly evaporating and being replaced by electronic and digital alternatives. , writes Mark Morey.

Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

premium_icon Woman may have been involved in bus fire death: coroner

A woman may have contributed to the death of former military officer Lee Edward Parker in the Somerset region four years ago, a coroner has found.

Minibus death: Police to look into roll call at daycare

premium_icon Minibus death: Police to look into roll call at daycare

Roll call methods at a southern Cairns daycare centre are under scrutiny following the death of a three-year-old boy in a minibus.

How dog’s marathon survival saved life of boatie

premium_icon How dog’s marathon survival saved life of boatie

Stranded man after his boat sunk owes his life to his german shepherd Heidi who was found by authorities treading water 11 hours after the vessel went down.

‘Arrogant billionaire’: Bloomberg lashed in Vegas

premium_icon ‘Arrogant billionaire’: Bloomberg lashed in Vegas

Democratic presidential candidates slammed Bloomberg in his first nomination debate, saying he had a record of sexual harassment and was no better than Trump

Health warning after case of meningococcal confirmed

premium_icon Health warning after case of meningococcal confirmed

Queenslanders are being urged to be vigilant for a dangerous bacterial disease that has reared its head in the region for the first time this year.

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

A viral video of a woman vacuuming a pavement left many people confused — but there’s a heartwarming reason she was cleaning up.

Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

premium_icon Two passengers from cruise die as Aussies land on home soil

Two passengers from the coronavirus-infected cruise ship in Japan have died as about 170 evacuees from the Diamond Princess land in Australia.

Jason Costigan’s daughter in court on cocaine charges

premium_icon Jason Costigan’s daughter in court on cocaine charges

Police have allegedly got their hands on more than a thousand messages and phone calls between an MP’s daughter and her dial-a-dealer husband co-accused.

Man dies after trapped in container

Man dies after trapped in container

A man has died after being trapped inside a shipping container in a workplace accident in Melbourne.

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