National News

Wed 20 Mar 2019

‘Two months of heartbreak’: Family’s desperate search

‘Two months of heartbreak’: Family’s desperate search

“If anyone knows anything please come forward”... Two months after they last saw their brother, a Far North family has renewed their pleas.

AFLW star responds to vile abuse

AFLW star responds to vile abuse

The AFL community has reacted with staggering emotion to the Twitter attack that has unwittingly created a landmark moment in Aussie sport.

Student sues Fraser Anning over false tweet

Student sues Fraser Anning over false tweet

A NSW student who was wrongly accused of terror offences is suing Fraser Anning and Mark Latham over a series of tweets.

He saw me as an ‘easy target’

premium_icon He saw me as an ‘easy target’

Coast 92-year-old left shaken after thief stole her most precious possessions - including her late husband’s Order of Australia medal.

Risks ‘heightened’ but don’t panic: RBA

Risks ‘heightened’ but don’t panic: RBA

The RBA says economic risks from household debt and the housing market slowdown have increased over the past five months.

Bad news for tourists in Thailand

Bad news for tourists in Thailand

If you’re planning on being in Thailand this weekend, you’ll have to put that bottle of champagne on ice — because there will be a booze ban in place.

Messages of love ‘overwhelm’ Brisbane mosque

premium_icon Messages of love ‘overwhelm’ Brisbane mosque

Wellwishers have delivered heartfelt messages of support to a Brisbane mosque following Friday’s Christchurch massacre.

NBA star’s golden Egg Boy tribute

NBA star’s golden Egg Boy tribute

The infamous Aussie teen known as “Egg Boy” has officially gone global after news of his public humiliation of Senator Fraser Anning spread like wildfire.

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

The unfortunate owner of this extremely rare supercar valued at about $2 million has had a seriously bad weekend.

The outrageous rules killing a city

The outrageous rules killing a city

No shots, no smoking, no rock music, no fun. Welcome to our nanny state, where locals are fed up and visitors are being driven away.

Boy forced to spend night in airport storage room

premium_icon Boy forced to spend night in airport storage room

A boy was left in a Melbourne airport storage room overnight with two other minors after his Sydney flight was diverted without his parents being told until the...

Teen unrecognisable after tanning spree

Teen unrecognisable after tanning spree

A 22-year-old woman has taken her love of tanning to extreme and “risky” lengths after revealing she “can’t live without” it.

Couples are ditching honeymoons

Couples are ditching honeymoons

Newly married couples are shunning the tradition of the honeymoon and doing this bizarre new trend instead.

Kids forced to sleep among airport boxes

Kids forced to sleep among airport boxes

A photo of children in bizarre sleeping quarters at a busy airport has enraged their mother who had no idea it was happening.

Woman shamed for ‘disgusting’ plane act

Woman shamed for ‘disgusting’ plane act

People are outraged after this image was shared online of a passenger’s outrageous behaviour using three seats on a flight.

Kent: Expansion carries a doggone cost

premium_icon Kent: Expansion carries a doggone cost

You cannot grow without growing pains, and the NRL cannot expand without some dilution of talent. At Belmore, they look more than ready to pay the price.

Coles ’bargain’ causes frenzy

Coles ’bargain’ causes frenzy

Aussies are stocking up on this “fantastic markdown” — sharing delighted photos of their huge hauls of this tasty 98c treat online.

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

A stylish Mercedes-Benz SL500 disappeared back in 1991 but it has been recovered in mint condition and is ready to fetch a big price.

Cancer cases on the rise in Queensland

premium_icon Cancer cases on the rise in Queensland

New research has revealed a shocking rise in the number of cancer cases diagnosed across Queensland.

Famous anti-vaxxer dropped from forum

premium_icon Famous anti-vaxxer dropped from forum

A controversial celebrity chef and anti-vaccination advocate has been dumped as one of the guest speakers of a medicinal cannabis symposium.

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