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Mon 25 May 2020

Only one parent to attend games as kids’ sport restarts

premium_icon Only one parent to attend games as kids’ sport restarts

Children’s sport is set to resume but just one parent will be encouraged to attend sporting events, grandparents will be told to stay away and huddles will be...

Sun 24 May 2020

‘I’ve got nothing against police’, says man who stabbed cop

premium_icon ‘I’ve got nothing against police’, says man who stabbed cop

Details of the stabbing of a police officer at Sydney’s Central railway station can now be revealed after a Queensland man pleaded guilty to the attack.

Aussie ‘cult’ leader’s bizarre instructions revealed

premium_icon Aussie ‘cult’ leader’s bizarre instructions revealed

Secret emails have revealed an Aussie swim teacher – referred to as the reincarnation of Winston Churchill – has been leading members of an alleged “cult” in...

Cargo ship off NSW loses 40 containers overboard

premium_icon Cargo ship off NSW loses 40 containers overboard

A massive cargo ship has lost at least 40 containers overboard in heavy seas off the NSW coast.

Search for ‘in distress’ surfers called off

premium_icon Search for ‘in distress’ surfers called off

Authorities have ceased a search for two surfers reported to be in trouble, but could not confirm the pair were safe and sound.

Tower murder: How teen allegedly died in fall

premium_icon Tower murder: How teen allegedly died in fall

New details have emerged revealing how police believe a teenager at the heart of a murder investigation allegedly died after falling from a Surfers Paradise tower.

Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

premium_icon Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

A Queensland mother has become the nation’s first person to lose a custody battle because of COVID-19.

Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

premium_icon Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is under increasing pressure to front the Senate and explain the $60b mistake in the JobKeeper wage subsidy’s budget.

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

A passenger on an Air New Zealand flight has slammed impatient flyers for blatantly ignoring social distancing measures and endangering others.

Facebook fake news failure exposed by Australian company

Facebook fake news failure exposed by Australian company

Wild conspiracies about coronavirus have been spread on social media. Now just how easily that can happen has been exposed.

US threatens to ‘disconnect’ from Australia over China deal

US threatens to ‘disconnect’ from Australia over China deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned a deal between an Australian state and China could see America “disconnect”.

COVIDSafe app downloads hits six million

COVIDSafe app downloads hits six million

The number of Aussies who have downloaded the COVIDSafe app soars as the federal government insists the $60 billion “reporting error” in its Jobkeeper scheme is “very...

20 allowed to visit as state lifts lockdown

20 allowed to visit as state lifts lockdown

Victoria’s strict lockdown is set to ease significantly from June 1 with residents are no longer being advised to “stay at home”.

Olympic star caught up in plot to ditch $18m worth of coke

premium_icon Olympic star caught up in plot to ditch $18m worth of coke

There have been astonishing allegations made against Olympian Nathan Baggaley and his younger brother Dru, in a plot which reads like a Hollywood action movie.

Tough new COVID-19 rules for Aussies travelling to Bali

premium_icon Tough new COVID-19 rules for Aussies travelling to Bali

Aussies heading to Bali will be slapped with new entry requirements to prove they are free of the killer COVID-19 virus.

‘I was a slab of meat they were pumping life into’

premium_icon ‘I was a slab of meat they were pumping life into’

Henry Karpik almost died after contracting COVID-19 on the Ruby Princess cruise liner. But while the 72-year-old may have “beaten” the disease, it has left lasting...

Families of children killed in crash hit out at critic

premium_icon Families of children killed in crash hit out at critic

The families of four children killed in a horrific car crash in Sydney have issued a stinging rebuke to a man who wants a lifesaving barrier removed from the site.

Top Cat says Steven stabbing details will come out

premium_icon Top Cat says Steven stabbing details will come out

The football world has been waiting to find out what happened to Jack Steven. And answers might not be far away.

Jordan accused of ‘complete, blatant lie’

Jordan accused of ‘complete, blatant lie’

Michael Jordan has been accused of trying to pull the wool over people’s eyes during his headline-grabbing documentary The Last Dance.

No pay cuts: Cap set to stay at $10m for 2021

premium_icon No pay cuts: Cap set to stay at $10m for 2021

ARL Commission chairman Peter V’landys has ruled out heavy player pay cuts for next season.

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