National News

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Sign that led to special moment with P!NK

Sign that led to special moment with P!NK

A QUEENSLAND teen has been given a touching moment with P!NK after a sign she was holding was passed to the US singer during one of her concerts this week.

Dutton’s dodgy track record dug up

Dutton’s dodgy track record dug up

THE government’s enemies are seizing on would-be prime minister Peter Dutton’s questionable history as the chance of an early election grows.

New scanners could end aircraft liquids ban

premium_icon New scanners could end aircraft liquids ban

THEY’VE been in place since a 2006 terror plot to bring down planes using explosives in drink bottles. But the international restrictions on carrying liquids onto...

Outrage as pub turns away disabled woman

Outrage as pub turns away disabled woman

A pub has apologised for the “humiliation” they caused a woman with cerebral palsy after they refused her entry because they thought she was drunk.

Samurai sword death accused emerges from home

premium_icon Samurai sword death accused emerges from home

THE young woman charged with the samurai sword slaying of a man in a Sydney street is being accompanied by her mother every day as she reports to police as part of...

Coles backflips on plastic toys

premium_icon Coles backflips on plastic toys

SUPERMARKET giant Coles has done yet another backflip on its controversial stance on plastic, extending the availability of its range of mini collectables.

The frequent flyer tweet that sparked outrage

The frequent flyer tweet that sparked outrage

Journalist Amanda Hurley posted a tweet calling frequent flyer points “ridiculous” and a tool of inequality, she never expected the uproar that ended up flying her...

Deborah Hutton’s partner charged with intimidation

premium_icon Deborah Hutton’s partner charged with intimidation

Media personality Deborah Hutton’s partner tried to intimidate her by planting a bag of condoms and restraints at their home in a staged break-in, a court heard

This photo explains Victoria’s Secret’s downfall

This photo explains Victoria’s Secret’s downfall

THIS non-Photoshopped image of an average-sized model with her natural curves goes a long way to explaining why lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret is struggling.

Island paradise doomed by standoff

Island paradise doomed by standoff

THIS tiny nation has made a powerful enemy. And now it’s caught in an international tug of war that’s bringing it to its knees.

Boy winched to safety by chopper in mountain rescue

premium_icon Boy winched to safety by chopper in mountain rescue

A 13-year-old boy was rescued in the Gold Coast Hinterland after going missing overnight. A helicopter was brought into winch the boy to safety.

Former Trump campaign chief found guilty

Former Trump campaign chief found guilty

A JURY has found Donald Trump’s campaign chief, Paul Manafort, guilty of tax fraud with a judge declaring a mistrial on 10 other charges.

Shock third leadership contender could strike

Shock third leadership contender could strike

AS MALCOLM Turnbull and Peter Dutton pursue an ugly duel for the leadership, an untainted figure could swoop in and seize it.

Dad writes brutal CV for daughter

Dad writes brutal CV for daughter

A TEENAGE girl asked her dad to write a CV for her and he certainly didn’t hold back when showing off exactly what her skills were.

Motorist’s sneaky move on cops

Motorist’s sneaky move on cops

Body cams have captured two incidents in which police narrowly escaped serious injury as motorists swerved and rammed them.

Doctors say get rid of salt, here's why you shouldn't

Doctors say get rid of salt, here's why you shouldn't

THIS misunderstood mineral could be the key to saving you from nasty afflictions that arise with the chance of seasons.

We’re now just ruled by selfishness

premium_icon We’re now just ruled by selfishness

THE latest spill is the product of a political system that encourages ruthlessness, leaving us with ego-driven leaders and broken parties: Michael McGuire.

NRL fans reckon JT for next PM

premium_icon NRL fans reckon JT for next PM

HE’S made a career out of rescuing rugby league teams so could Johnathan Thurston be the man to pull federal Parliament from its pit of despair?

Man charged over burned father’s death

Man charged over burned father’s death

UPDATE: A man has been charged with murder over the death of 23-year-old father Wade Still, who was discovered badly burned at a NSW roadside on Monday.

Highway statue calls for beloved Tarzan

premium_icon Highway statue calls for beloved Tarzan

CALLS are being made to immortalise Michael “Tarzan” Fomenko in a bronze statue beside the Bruce Hwy as news of his death spreads.

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