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Tue 7 Apr 2020

Pell speaks after convictions overturned

premium_icon Pell speaks after convictions overturned

George Pell has spoken of overcoming the “serious injustice” of his convictions for sexually abusing two choirboys, after being sensationally acquitted by the High...

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

Why you shouldn’t wear gloves to shop

You’ve probably noticed people wearing gloves at the supermarket. Now a surgeon has made a video explaining why that’s a bad idea.

Border-hoppers hit with eye-watering fines

premium_icon Border-hoppers hit with eye-watering fines

Police have issued eye-watering fines after vehicles were spotted evading border roadblocks.

US on the brink of catastrophe

US on the brink of catastrophe

Donald Trump says things are looking “really good”. Meanwhile, experts are telling Americans to brace for the worst week of their lives.

Coronavirus has forced everyone into becoming smug runners

Coronavirus has forced everyone into becoming smug runners

A new plague is sweeping through Australian streets. And it’s a direct result of the coronavirus outbreak impacting the world.

Photo shows why you shouldn't snack

Photo shows why you shouldn't snack

With more of us working from home than ever before, reaching into the fridge has become so much easier but this shows why you should think twice about snacking.

Anxiety not a reason to use drugs

premium_icon Anxiety not a reason to use drugs

Using cannabis to help with anxiety did not prevent a Proserpine man copping a fine in Proserpine Magistrates Court, on Monday.

Escape plan: Wallabies stars could spark devastating exodus

premium_icon Escape plan: Wallabies stars could spark devastating exodus

Leading Wallabies players are negotiating new contract clauses that could see the biggest exodus of talent in the game’s history.

Woman ‘spits at and bites’ officers, faces imprisonment

premium_icon Woman ‘spits at and bites’ officers, faces imprisonment

The young woman pleaded guilty to multiple charges of serious assault.

No laughing matter: Comedian and son sent home by police

premium_icon No laughing matter: Comedian and son sent home by police

A QUICK dip for two was thwarted by over zealous police unsure of the coronavirus restrictions.

Toyota’s recall on most popular cars

Toyota’s recall on most popular cars

A broad range of models from the world’s largest manufacturer have been forced to issue a recall on thousands of vehicles bought over a seven-year period.

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The worst Coronavirus baby names

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new wave of questionable baby names. You might want to sit down for this.

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Self-isolated wife realises she doesn't need lazy husband

Two weeks into social distancing restrictions and *Becky has already realised that she’d be “better off without her husband”.

Operators say cattle sales must go on

premium_icon Operators say cattle sales must go on

Region’s operators determined to continue with sales, and urge attendees to adhere to hygiene rules.

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Billy Slater picks his all-time Maroons team

Queensland great Billy Slater changed his mind several times and felt disloyal to some legends of his state in selecting his all-time State of Origin side.

Schools to go online in term two

Schools to go online in term two

Most Australian students will complete term two online as education ministers thrash out a plan for those in their final year of school.

QLD cases jump 13 to total of 934

premium_icon QLD cases jump 13 to total of 934

Queensland’s new coronavirus cases have increased by 13 overnight taking the state’s total to 934. But while the curve flattens, Australians have been warned strict...

Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

premium_icon Child sex offender’s sick request of girl he called ‘queen’

A child sex offender asked a 13-year-old girl he called his “queen” to send explicit videos of herself in exchange for education money, a court has been told.

Radically different streaming launches

Radically different streaming launches

If you think another streaming service has launched to rival Netflix, think again. This couldn’t be more different. And it’s free for 90 days.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

NRL’s two-conference proposal is heating up.

Gorden Tallis is not a fan of the proposed two-conference system in a revamped NRL season because he believes it will create an unfair playing field.

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

Four more deaths as national death toll climbs to 45

National death toll for COVID-19 now at 45 as five more dead in NSW, Victoria and SA, including another Ruby Princess passenger.

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, while the Masters is also on the move.

Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

premium_icon Miracle cop returns to work after near-death experience

The inspirational officer who almost died when he was hit by a stolen vehicle returned to police work today - only 18 months after being in an induced coma.

COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

premium_icon COVID-19 leads to crackdown on Territory FIFO workers

ALL fly-in fly-out workers will need to have a detailed COVID-19 plan approved by the Chief Health Officer before they can enter the Territory

50yo gets probation for kissing young teen

premium_icon 50yo gets probation for kissing young teen

A CENTRAL American has been sentenced over an incident where he Salsa danced with his girlfriend’s 13 year old daughter, told her he loved her and kissed her.

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