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Mon 16 Dec 2019

Why our regional roads are so deadly

premium_icon Why our regional roads are so deadly

'Complacent' drivers are turning regional and rural stretches of roads into death traps as parts of the state stare down their worst annual road tolls in years.

Minister signs off on termination of top health boss

premium_icon Minister signs off on termination of top health boss

Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles has ratified the dismissal of a hospital service chief executive Adrian Pennington.

‘Your mum died’: Snapchat breaks tragic hit-run news to son

premium_icon ‘Your mum died’: Snapchat breaks tragic hit-run news to son

When he checked his social media, Booval teen Trent Thomsen discovered his mum was the victim of a terrible incident. Police are still trying to find her killer.

VIDEO: Sparks fly in wild police chase

premium_icon VIDEO: Sparks fly in wild police chase

Police have released terrifying footage showing a driver in an allegedly stolen car, narrowly missing other drivers. SEE THE VIDEO

‘Evil’ delivery scam targeting Aussies

‘Evil’ delivery scam targeting Aussies

People ordering some last minute Christmas gifts have been warned to watch out for a sinister scam targeting Australia Post customers.

Pictured: 'Bomber' who wanted to ‘take out five blocks’

premium_icon Pictured: 'Bomber' who wanted to ‘take out five blocks’

Wayne Francis Wright strapped a fake bomb to his chest telling staff he could ‘take out five blocks’.

Biloela Tamil family to stay on Christmas Island until Feb

premium_icon Biloela Tamil family to stay on Christmas Island until Feb

An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain there until at least February ahead of a...

Man in the cooler after stealing an ice cream truck

premium_icon Man in the cooler after stealing an ice cream truck

GIVEN the heat outside this bloke would be hailed as a modern-day Robin Hood after pinching a truck full of ice cream.

This boozy fave is worse for you than a Macca’s burger

This boozy fave is worse for you than a Macca’s burger

It’s Christmas which means lots of boozy parties. But dietitian Terri-Ann Nunns has revealed there’s one alcoholic drink with more calories than a cheeseburger.

Cops shoot naked knife-wielding man after woman attacked

premium_icon Cops shoot naked knife-wielding man after woman attacked

A naked man has been shot by police this morning, after allegedly assaulting a woman and pulling a knife on police officers.

FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

premium_icon FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

A dead body is slumped 100 metres away from a car crashed on the side of a Mackay road- police say one simple thing could have saved the man's life

Jetstar cancels 10 percent of January flights

Jetstar cancels 10 percent of January flights

After over 100 flights were cancelled across the weekend, Jetstar have announced drastic action as a results of ongoing strikes.

Selfie to cloud snaps iPad thief

premium_icon Selfie to cloud snaps iPad thief

Thief dobs herself in for stealing with photo taken by stolen iPad

Greta called out for photo fib

Greta called out for photo fib

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been caught out in an embarrassing fib after posting this photo of her train journey.

Woolworths faces grilling over pay scandal

Woolworths faces grilling over pay scandal

In the latest bruising bout for executive boards, mum and dad investors are expected to vent their anger over the underpayment scandal today.

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