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Wed 23 May 2018

Shave 15 years off your mortgage

Shave 15 years off your mortgage

A LITTLE-KNOWN mortgage product offering rates as low as two per cent has helped one man shave at least 15 years off his home loan.

Doctor’s excuse for decapitating baby

Doctor’s excuse for decapitating baby

A BABY was decapitated on her watch. Now, this doctor has told a tribunal she’s “sorry it did not come out the way I meant it”. WARNING: Graphic and disturbing...

'Uni fired me to shut me up': Climate change sceptic

premium_icon 'Uni fired me to shut me up': Climate change sceptic

Climate change sceptic Peter Ridd claims JCU fired him to 'shut him up'

Why it’s worth giving graduates a go

Why it’s worth giving graduates a go

GRADUATES straight out of university may not have work experience under their belt but there is plenty they can bring to a team.

UPDATE: One of two men caught after exhaustive manhunt

UPDATE: One of two men caught after exhaustive manhunt

ONE of the two wanted fugitives has been caught after an exhaustive manhunt near the New South Wales and Queensland border.

Driver’s own footage condemns him

Driver’s own footage condemns him

A DRUNK driver has had his own dashcam footage used against him in court after he ploughed into the side of a family home in Sydney.

How to get an extra hour each day

How to get an extra hour each day

EVER found yourself wishing there were more hours in the day? According to one expert, some easy hacks can free up your time.

Archbishop to stand aside following abuse claims

Archbishop to stand aside following abuse claims

SOUTH Australia’s highest ranking Catholic Church official, Philip Wilson, will stand down from his duties after being convicted of covering up sexual abuse.

Fears over ‘the drug you can do at work’

Fears over ‘the drug you can do at work’

THERE’S a new drug on the scene that’s posing a real concern for police and parents because it looks like a lolly or a vitamin.

The big problem with Australian men

The big problem with Australian men

TRIPLE M star Gus Worland has learned a lot about his own behaviour in recent years - and realised there’s a problem Australian men need to face up to.

Online trolls who prey on grieving parents

Online trolls who prey on grieving parents

WHAT these parents have been through should be enough to make them automatically exempt from all further heartache. Without exception.

‘It will only get worse’: Australia’s world-leading shame

‘It will only get worse’: Australia’s world-leading shame

AUSTRALIA is leading the world in this worrying measure, spelling very bad news for the future wealth of the country.

Shocking new Jet Li photo explained

Shocking new Jet Li photo explained

ONE day after a photo of action hero Jet Li looking unrecognisable shocked fans, the star’s manager has explained what’s going on.

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Enforcing the presence of women in prestigious roles is one way to see the argy bargy side of equality

Optus fined for deceiving customers

Optus fined for deceiving customers

THE Federal Court has whacked Optus with a $1.5 million fine after it was found Australia’s second largest internet provider misled consumers for almost two years.

What did Chris Hemsworth's wife buy him for Christmas?

premium_icon What did Chris Hemsworth's wife buy him for Christmas?

IT'S hard to shop for the guy who has everything. But Elsa Pataky managed to unearth a special treasure right here on the Northern Rivers.

People have 'no idea' what police face every day: Top cop

premium_icon People have 'no idea' what police face every day: Top cop

ONE of the region's most senior police officers has spoken candidly about the dangers police face on daily basis.

Pie Face owner left ‘shattered’

Pie Face owner left ‘shattered’

MARION Messih thought her Pie Face franchise would deliver a comfortable living. Instead, the business ended up ruining her.

Palmer fires counter shot in Coolum fight

premium_icon Palmer fires counter shot in Coolum fight

The President's Club, ASIC and the millionaire who always fights back

Would you have sex while your dog's in the room?

Would you have sex while your dog's in the room?

ONE in three pet owners admit to getting frisky in front of their furbaby, a new study shows.

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