National News

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Australia Day lamington death caught on camera

premium_icon Australia Day lamington death caught on camera

Witnesses have spoken about the horrifying moment a tradition turned to tragedy when a woman choked as she participated in a lamington-eating competition.

Sickening infection from common habit

Sickening infection from common habit

A man contracted a severe infection because of his bad habit, leading a friend to share the gory details online. WARNING: Graphic

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Seth MacFarlane’s massive $1m donation

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is the latest celeb to dig deep, dipping into his own stash to give directly to the Irwins’ Australia Zoo.

Queen’s secret signal to Prince Harry

Queen’s secret signal to Prince Harry

The Queen does nothing by accident, and her latest move is no different – it’s a message to Harry and its meaning is “crystal clear”.

Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

premium_icon Veteran firey’s seen it all, but this blew him away

“IT WAS like a tsunami, but instead of a wall of water it was a wall of flame.”

Emotional harbour ceremony for new Australians

premium_icon Emotional harbour ceremony for new Australians

51 new Australians were inducted as citizens aboard HMAS Canberra during an emotional ceremony that also honoured our hardworking firefighter heroes.

Newman: ‘These people in the CCC don’t get it’

premium_icon Newman: ‘These people in the CCC don’t get it’

Former premier Campbell Newman has weighed in on the corruption watchdog’s criticism of integrity laws drafted in the wake of the Jackie Trad property scandal.

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