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Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

premium_icon ‘Wipe them or leave them’: Renewed calls to dump $667 fines

“This is not fair.” A renewed push will be made this week to have controversial $667 parking fines levied on Sunshine Coast holiday makers thrown out.

‘Intense, fast moving’ storm warning

‘Intense, fast moving’ storm warning

Wild storms with heavy rain could race through parts of the south, east and west this week with a tropical cyclone bubbling up in the north.

Snapchat video shows car speeding before Valentine’s crash

Snapchat video shows car speeding before Valentine’s crash

A video of a young driver speeding down the wrong side of the road was posted on Snapchat before a fiery crash that killed a mother-of-two.

Killer who stabbed parents to death to be released

premium_icon Killer who stabbed parents to death to be released

A man who stabbed both his parents to death with a hunting knife could be released from custody next month following a review of his supervision order.

Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

premium_icon Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

THE Outback Wrangler’s quest to rescue a croc with a motorbike tyre around its neck has proved more difficult than anticipated.

Man accused of threatening neighbour with gun

premium_icon Man accused of threatening neighbour with gun

A MAN has been charged after allegedly intimidating his neighbour with a pistol over a parking disagreement, in a quiet Tweed community.

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.

VIDEO: Charred remains of home destroyed in mystery fire

premium_icon VIDEO: Charred remains of home destroyed in mystery fire

Authorities declare house fire a crime scene as investigations continue.

‘She’s my world’: Husband remembers fun, outgoing wife

premium_icon ‘She’s my world’: Husband remembers fun, outgoing wife

A GRIEVING Hay Point father has paid tribute to his "fun, outgoing" wife of 10 years who died in Friday's horrific crash at Alligator Creek.

Urgent recall issued for children’s bikes

Urgent recall issued for children’s bikes

Various RoyalBaby Kids’ Bikes, sold online between 2018 and 2019, have been urgently recalled due to brake concerns.

Celeste’s controversial shirt at fire concert

Celeste’s controversial shirt at fire concert

Celeste Barber made a dig at PM Scott Morrison’s handling of the bushfire crisis during a relief concert that raised more than $9 million.

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

A skinny-dipper shocked drinkers having a few sundowners in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday when he jumped into the Yarra for a touch of backstroke.

Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

premium_icon Jellyfish ‘melting’ on beach due to heatwave

Massive jellyfish have been washing up on a Far Northern beach, with a resident likening the sight to enormous puddles of melted ice cream.

Drunk woman who had five-year-old in car in police chase

premium_icon Drunk woman who had five-year-old in car in police chase

A drunk woman who sped away from police with a five-year-old girl in the car, smashing into a Mini Cooper and trapping its occupants inside has faced court.

RFS firey sacked after rant against PM

premium_icon RFS firey sacked after rant against PM

The RFS firefighter who unleashed on Scott Morrison during the height of the bushfire crisis has revealed he was sacked after his heated rant.

‘Broken hearted’: Maggie Beer confirms death of daughter

‘Broken hearted’: Maggie Beer confirms death of daughter

Much-loved Australian cook Maggie Beer has shared the heart-wrenching news that her daughter, Saskia, died in her sleep on Friday.

VIDEO: Gympie house destroyed in fiery blaze

premium_icon VIDEO: Gympie house destroyed in fiery blaze

A loud explosion could be heard moments before a Gympie house went up in flames on Sunday night.

Teen ‘raped’ 11yo relative 100 times

Teen ‘raped’ 11yo relative 100 times

A teenage boy has admitted raping his relative 100 times, even bringing her to the hospital after she gave birth to his baby.

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

premium_icon The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

THEY’RE the untold heroes... loved ones making sacrifices behind the scenes for volunteers to protect and save lives on the firefront.

Backpackers to lead bushfire rebuild

premium_icon Backpackers to lead bushfire rebuild

A new visa will encourage backpackers to travel to Australia to help rebuild communities ravaged by the bushfires.

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