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Thu 20 Jun 2019

Grisly confession: ‘I was just shanking him’

premium_icon Grisly confession: ‘I was just shanking him’

A man has pleaded guilty in a Brisbane court to the murder of a former roommate by sitting on his head and stabbing him repeatedly.

Big change proposed for Aussie yellow bins

Big change proposed for Aussie yellow bins

AN AUSSIE council has proposed making wheelie bins see-through as a way to “rubbish shame” people into recycling properly.

'Lock up and be wary': Man gutted after senseless vandalism

premium_icon 'Lock up and be wary': Man gutted after senseless vandalism

A Coffs man is devastated after vandals stole and set his troopy on fire. He's warning locals to lock up, as crime stats show vehicle thefts are on the rise.

Serendipity can set you on a new path in life

premium_icon Serendipity can set you on a new path in life

Many of the moments that change our lives are not the ones we consciously plan.

Maroons suffer huge scare as star goes down

premium_icon Maroons suffer huge scare as star goes down

QUEENSLAND premiership star Ali Brigginshaw is in doubt for the Maroons Origin clash after suffering a nasty ankle injury at the side’s captain’s run.

Final frontier for Maroons No. 9

premium_icon Final frontier for Maroons No. 9

SHE'S a Dally M winner, a champion Brisbane Bronco and a Jillaroos star but the one thing Brittany Breayley has yet to achieve is a State of Origin win.

Australia’s half-time World Cup report card

premium_icon Australia’s half-time World Cup report card

Australia’s World Cup has been patchy performances with positive results. With half of the competition now done, what’s gone to plan and what must improve?

Nation’s school bullying shame laid bare

premium_icon Nation’s school bullying shame laid bare

A global survey has exposed the true extent of bullying in Australian schools — and how much of teachers’ time is wasted policing student behaviour.

Man with four-state criminal history unfit for probation

premium_icon Man with four-state criminal history unfit for probation

Jason Peter Boske faces Brisbane District Court for receiving stolen goods and cops harsh words from judge

‘Pure instinct’: Cop responds to viral textbook tackle

premium_icon ‘Pure instinct’: Cop responds to viral textbook tackle

A Coast cop who made headlines yesterday after interrupting a TV interview to tackle a man on the run says he was influenced by his days as a second-rower.

TV CUTS: Local newsrooms given axe

premium_icon TV CUTS: Local newsrooms given axe

Jobs lost as broadcaster pulls regional bulletins

Hewitt to complete incredible Wimbledon milestone

premium_icon Hewitt to complete incredible Wimbledon milestone

Twenty years after making his Wimbledon doubles debut with Roger Federer, former champion Lleyton Hewitt is back at the All England Club.

Glimmer of Cup hope for Simpson

premium_icon Glimmer of Cup hope for Simpson

The door remains ajar for Gabi Simpson to reclaim her position in the Diamonds after being handed a lifeline as a reserve for Australia’s World Cup squad.

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to murder of wife

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to murder of wife

Chris Dawson, the former husband of Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, has formally pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Freak incident that ended cop’s career

premium_icon Freak incident that ended cop’s career

A Queensland cop could sue for up to $1 million after a bizarre incident at his police station that ended his long-running career.

Tweed pub investigated for intentionally boozing up gamblers

premium_icon Tweed pub investigated for intentionally boozing up gamblers

Tavern is being investigated by the liquor and gambling watchdog following allegations it intentionally provided free alcohol to keep pokies players gambling.

Gladstone's Baker eager to pull on Maroon's jersey again

premium_icon Gladstone's Baker eager to pull on Maroon's jersey again

Women in league is a reflection of how the sport has grown

AFL did not suspend Stephenson for long enough

premium_icon AFL did not suspend Stephenson for long enough

THE AFL didn't go hard enough on Collingwood player Jaidyn Stephenson yesterday when it handed down his suspension.

Denyer still angry at Gleeson over Logies

Denyer still angry at Gleeson over Logies

Tom Gleeson spearheaded a campaign for Grant Denyer to win the Gold Logie last year. And the TV star’s been annoyed ever since.

ATO’s huge tax return crackdown

ATO’s huge tax return crackdown

THE tax office is cracking down on an “unfair” and “illegal” tax loophole which means these common deductions are now firmly on the hit list.

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