National News

Tue 22 Jan 2019

‘Serial masturbator’: Man charged with indecent acts

premium_icon ‘Serial masturbator’: Man charged with indecent acts

DETECTIVES have charged a 43-year-old man following an investigation into indecent acts performed across Brisbane suburbs over the last four years.

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

COSTCO North Lakes was evacuated this afternoon and the store remained closed for about an hour.

Council votes to remove controversial $2.1m sign

premium_icon Council votes to remove controversial $2.1m sign

It cost ratepayers $2.1 million but has been widely condemned as a waste of money thanks to its comical placement.

Mum's fight to keep killer locked up

Mum's fight to keep killer locked up

IT'S been more than a decade since Mandy Burgess’ daughter was murdered on her way home from school in NSW. Now, the killer could be released.

Long weekend flights to be hit by strike chaos

Long weekend flights to be hit by strike chaos

A Tigerair pilot strike is set to throw thousands of Australia Day long weekend holiday plans into chaos — as a row brews over pay and conditions.

Bikie boss accused of brutal bashing

premium_icon Bikie boss accused of brutal bashing

The Gold Coast boss of the Hells Angels bikie gang has been charged over the brutal bashing of a man at a Glitter Strip pub.

Man sacked over cheeky Macca’s order

Man sacked over cheeky Macca’s order

A Sydney man has lost his job after a cheeky Big Mac and nuggets order came back to bite him.

Family swept out to sea in king tide

premium_icon Family swept out to sea in king tide

An 11 year-old boy swallowed water after he and his family were swept out to sea this morning, which Surf Life Saving QLD said “could be fatal.”

'Bye bye b*tch': LNP responds to fake news accusations

premium_icon 'Bye bye b*tch': LNP responds to fake news accusations

A TWEET attacking a female federal MP has sparked online outrage and accusations one of Queensland’s top politicians is intentionally sharing fake news.

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

An ad encouraging “broke” Aussies to use Afterpay to “treat themselves” has been savaged by the buy-now, pay-later provider.

LNP leader duped by fake Facebook account

LNP leader duped by fake Facebook account

DEB Frecklington has shared fake news about the unions and nobody is impressed.

Man's body found after large-scale land, water search

Man's body found after large-scale land, water search

A REPORT will be prepared for the coroner after the 21-year-old's body was found this afternoon.

Travel expert’s No.1 holiday realisation

Travel expert’s No.1 holiday realisation

Dividing a holiday between a wild, thrill-a-minute adventure and serious meditation next to a pool is hard enough.

What your stressful job is doing to your health

What your stressful job is doing to your health

THAT toxic job you hate could be doing far more damage than simply making you bored and stressed.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Horror find in supermarket ravioli ends in hospital trip

Horror find in supermarket ravioli ends in hospital trip

SARAH Crawley thought the crunch in her pasta was a peppercorn — it wasn’t. Two days later, she was in hospital.

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

APPLE'S latest iPads are rumoured to be coming sooner rather than later — including a long awaited update to an old favourite.

No McHappy ending for fast food police impersonator

premium_icon No McHappy ending for fast food police impersonator

A NSW Corrective Services officer who impersonated a police officer to get a discount on a McDonalds feed will likely lose his job.

‘Heart baby’ families’ amazing outpour of love and courage

premium_icon ‘Heart baby’ families’ amazing outpour of love and courage

The story of baby Emily Welch’s fight for survival resonated deeply with people on social media, encouraging parents to share their own emotional stories.

The births and deaths of cricket bat brands

premium_icon The births and deaths of cricket bat brands

From Stuart Surridge to Sareen Sports, bat manufacturing is an ever-changing landscape.

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