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Fri 17 Aug 2018

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

IN JUST six months this man completely changed his body after battling through gruelling cancer treatment. This is how he did it.

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

THE curtain has been lifted on the Heath Ledger-like demise of one of sport’s great champions and the devastating drug addiction that cost him his life.

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

A MUSLIM woman has been awarded $6000 in compensation after she was denied a job for refusing to shake the interviewer’s hand.

Baby rescued as parents overdose

Baby rescued as parents overdose

THIS is the shocking moment an overheating baby is rescued from a car on a 31C day while her parents lie nearby, overdosing on heroin.

Young man wins $50m jackpot

Young man wins $50m jackpot

A YOUNG Melbourne man in his 20s has been revealed as one of the winners from last night’s $100 million Powerball jackpot.

Hit-and-run driver escapes jail

Hit-and-run driver escapes jail

A WOMAN, who left a 13-year-old girl for dead while she was out cycling, has escaped a jail term for fleeing the scene.

Foul play: ‘Poo dogger’ caught in the act

Foul play: ‘Poo dogger’ caught in the act

AN Adelaide man has taken a leaf out of the infamous “poo jogger” saga and caught a culprit in the act. At least it’s a dog this time.

‘I’m a granny-of-three at 25’

‘I’m a granny-of-three at 25’

COURTNEY Thornton is a grandmother to three at just 25 after marrying a man 34 years older. And she says their sex life is amazing.

Social media influencers banned by Turnbull government

premium_icon Social media influencers banned by Turnbull government

SOCIAL media influencers do not represent value for money, the federal government has admitted, banning their use and ordering every department to audit advertising...

Speech fallout: ‘I’ll have a go next time I see him’

premium_icon Speech fallout: ‘I’ll have a go next time I see him’

BOB Katter says he’s sorry some Muslims in his north Queensland electorate feel betrayed by his support for a ban on Muslim immigration.

Broncos boss addresses Bennett saga

Broncos boss addresses Bennett saga

BRISBANE CEO Paul White has been grilled at an explosive press conference where he repeatedly defended Wayne Bennett’s future at the club in 2019.

Mafia blamed for bridge collapse

Mafia blamed for bridge collapse

ITALY’S bridge collapse, which left dozens of people dead, is just the latest example of the terrifying grip the Mafia has on the country.

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Who would want to be a coach?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Who would want to be a coach?

THE back pages have been flooded with NRL coaching movements rather than the football, is it time we stopped allowing them to switch mid-year?

Rumours swirl about leadership spill

Rumours swirl about leadership spill

RUMOURS of a leadership spill against Malcolm Turnbull are swirling amid growing discontent over one of his signature policies.

Thommo the koala is one of the lucky few

Thommo the koala is one of the lucky few

Of the 339 koalas that were admitted to the RSPCA hospital, only 110 were able to be released.

Mums feel like just ‘another number’

Mums feel like just ‘another number’

Lack of access to a familiar midwife has left some mums feeling like “just another number”.

‘Is Peter Dutton going to have a crack?’

premium_icon ‘Is Peter Dutton going to have a crack?’

Malcolm Turnbull could be facing a leadership challenge from Peter Dutton, as he fights desperately to save his signature energy policy.

Doctor’s kombivan clinic wins award

Doctor’s kombivan clinic wins award

Inala GP Jonathan O’Loan has won $10,000 from Westfield to help his kombivan-based practice take healthcare to the streets

Dark side of Aretha Franklin’s life

Dark side of Aretha Franklin’s life

SHE’S one of the world’s most celebrated soul singers. But from claims of domestic violence to alcoholism, Aretha’s life was far from easy.

WATCH: Hapless man floored by boom gate

WATCH: Hapless man floored by boom gate

IS this the worst gatecrash of all time? Police are now hoping to identify the man in relation to criminal damage at Darwin Waterfront – HILARIOUS VIDEO HERE

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