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Wed 24 Oct 2018

Sinister reason men flock to this island

Sinister reason men flock to this island

GROWING numbers of male tourists are heading to the Caribbean’s most popular destination for sun, sand and sex — with children.

Weird rectangular iceberg explained by scientists

Weird rectangular iceberg explained by scientists

THE giant, flat block of ice known as a tabular berg, was spotted off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, but what causes this natural phenomenon?

Aussie model’s ‘awful’ health fight

Aussie model’s ‘awful’ health fight

ON the surface, Australian model Bridget Malcolm appears to have it all, but the Victoria’s Secret star has been fighting a very private battle.

Man shoots parents over $40 bottle of wine

Man shoots parents over $40 bottle of wine

A MAN WHO shot his parents after having a minor dispute with his father over a bottle of wine, has been “rewarded” $250,000 for killing them.

Man’s heartbreaking letter from a psych ward

Man’s heartbreaking letter from a psych ward

RYAN Heffernan has been sectioned. Again. But he’s painfully aware of the damage his disease has caused.

Trained to fight and save lives: ‘Down and dirty medicine’

premium_icon Trained to fight and save lives: ‘Down and dirty medicine’

A Voodoo Medic is a “trump card” on the battlefield. Their elite training is “a guarantee that we’re able to deal with any situation”.

‘Traumatic time’: Injuries suggest violent death

premium_icon ‘Traumatic time’: Injuries suggest violent death

TOYAH Cordingley had ‘visible’ and ‘violent’ injuries to her body, police sources say, as detectives continue desperate hunt for her brutal killer.

How southeast will become a model metropolis

premium_icon How southeast will become a model metropolis

CONGESTION-busting transport, world-leading digital infrastructure and industry hubs will be key elements of a bid to make SEQ a model metropolis.

GoFundMe to refund on ‘sham’ campaigns

premium_icon GoFundMe to refund on ‘sham’ campaigns

GULLIBLE donors deceived into funding sham crowd-funding projects will get their money back under new regulations to be announced today by GoFundMe.

‘She didn’t have to go — we could’ve saved her’

premium_icon ‘She didn’t have to go — we could’ve saved her’

Voodoo Medic Brad Watts describes the gut-wrenching anguish of losing the battle to save a five-year-old girl injured in a catastrophic landmine explosion.

New law to make adoption easier for couples

premium_icon New law to make adoption easier for couples

Adopting NSW children will be easier under a reform that will require foster kids to be adopted within a certain number of years of entering child protection.

Inside Royal couple’s short stay in paradise

premium_icon Inside Royal couple’s short stay in paradise

IT was a stay fit for a king – or a prince, at least. Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex lapped up spectacular water views and had a private balcony spa.

ScoMo is ‘done with’ Malcolm Turnbull

premium_icon ScoMo is ‘done with’ Malcolm Turnbull

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison is “done with” Malcolm Turnbull and will no longer ask the former leader to represent Australia at international conferences.

Young boy injured in motorbike hit and run

Young boy injured in motorbike hit and run

POLICE are hunting for witnesses after a young child was injured in a shocking hit and run on a pedestrian crossing.

Lawyers involved in ‘illegal’ practice

premium_icon Lawyers involved in ‘illegal’ practice

LAWYERS have been involved in supporting a Queensland methamphetamine and marijuana trafficking network, a report has revealed.

Refugee mum’s ‘shocking’ act

premium_icon Refugee mum’s ‘shocking’ act

A REFUGEE has poisoned her baby girl with adult medication in a shocking attempt to get the child to Australia, authorities believe.

Dire warning for construction industry

premium_icon Dire warning for construction industry

MORE building companies are set to go broke in Qld amid toughening conditions in the sector, according to the boss of the state’s largest construction company.

$5 packing secret saving travellers hundreds

$5 packing secret saving travellers hundreds

It was over dinner one night when this traveller let her packing trick slip and what she revealed was pure genius. This is how to look luxe for less.

Floating penthouses attract international interest

Floating penthouses attract international interest

TWO luxury superyachts are expected to attract plenty of international attention when they go under the hammer tomorrow.

Aged-care homes set for surprise visits

premium_icon Aged-care homes set for surprise visits

HUNDREDS of new inspectors will spring surprise visits on aged care homes across the country in a bid to catch out substandard facilities.

Pollies taught to ‘catch and kill your own’

Pollies taught to ‘catch and kill your own’

MALCOLM Turnbull was knifed in the back as part of a ruthless “catch and kill” culture that is rife in Australian politics.

Rosie O’Donnell engaged to cop

Rosie O’Donnell engaged to cop

Comedian and actor Rosie O’Donnell will be walking down the aisle a third time after revealing she’s getting married to a Boston policewoman.

Horses allegedly castrated without pain relief

premium_icon Horses allegedly castrated without pain relief

A hinterland stable hand is facing charges of animal cruelty after he and another man were allegedly involved in castrating two colts without pain relief.

Business owner fronts court for revenge porn

premium_icon Business owner fronts court for revenge porn

THE owner of two crossfit companies has appeared in court charged with alleged “revenge porn” offences.

Simple child’s backpack a window into hell

premium_icon Simple child’s backpack a window into hell

AMID smashed in walls, empty beer cartons and thousands of used needles in this squat lies a Dora The Explorer backpack. Its owner’s story would shock us.

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