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Wed 26 Feb 2020

Accused killer ended teenager's life over $500, court told

Accused killer ended teenager's life over $500, court told

A Queensland pensioner has faced court, charged with murder, over the death of a teenage girl after an alleged sexual liaison.

Mum’s gross find inside ‘clean’ doona

Mum’s gross find inside ‘clean’ doona

A woman shared the “shocking” find she made inside her “clean” bed linen – and chances are your doona is hiding the same.

UPDATE: Car crash on country road claims driver's life

premium_icon UPDATE: Car crash on country road claims driver's life

A single-vehicle crash on an isolated road has been confirmed as fatal.

The three-word Facebook post that undid child sex offender

premium_icon The three-word Facebook post that undid child sex offender

He claimed he didn’t know she was underage, but a three-word Facebook post was enough to convince a jury that was in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.

Mum drink driving six times over with unrestrained child

premium_icon Mum drink driving six times over with unrestrained child

AN unrestrained child was climbing over car seats as their mother blew six times the legal limit in a roadside random breath test.

‘True warrior’: Family despair over Bruce Hwy deaths

premium_icon ‘True warrior’: Family despair over Bruce Hwy deaths

One of the two men killed in a horrific Bruce Hwy crash near Mackay has been remembered as a “true warrior” and a friend with “the biggest heart of pure gold”.

‘I couldn’t die yet’: Man’s incredible story of survival

premium_icon ‘I couldn’t die yet’: Man’s incredible story of survival

A Sunshine Coast man whose life was on the line proved just how wrong statistics can be after battling a disease no person wants to face.

Nine first-half profit slides 41%

Nine first-half profit slides 41%

Nine reported that its net profit dropped to $101.86 million but saw an improvement in its video streaming business.

Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

premium_icon Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

A FORENSIC investigation is under way into allegations an analysis of coal samples was amended to make the product look better quality than it was.

Last chance to enter Dogs of Oz competition

Last chance to enter Dogs of Oz competition

Dogs of Oz has been searching far and wide for Australia’s Top Dog and the entries have been coming in fast. Here’s your last chance to enter.

Australia activates emergency virus plan

Australia activates emergency virus plan

Australia has activated its emergency response plan for global pandemics as the coronavirus spreads rapidly outside of China.

Hannah’s brother: 'He made them suffer'

premium_icon Hannah’s brother: 'He made them suffer'

Hannah Clarke’s brother has spoken out about the phone call that changed his life forever and told how his sister’s killer was “a selfish and sadistic person”.

Peak fears as Balonne River rages towards 12m danger zone

premium_icon Peak fears as Balonne River rages towards 12m danger zone

Communities in Queensland’s southwest are being warned to expect floodwaters to peak as some residents are evacuated.

Treasurer still coy on virus hit to budget

Treasurer still coy on virus hit to budget

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has continued to stress the economic impacts of the coronavirus but remains coy on whether they might hit his planned surplus.

Star ‘drugged, raped and held captive’

Star ‘drugged, raped and held captive’

Ten years ago Mercy hit-maker Duffy disappeared from the music industry. Now she’s revealed the truly harrowing reason why.

‘He knew’: Killer dad’s final FaceTime

‘He knew’: Killer dad’s final FaceTime

The brother of Hannah Clarke has revealed the “blubbering” phone call Rowan Baxter made the night before killing his three children.

Moment MAFS groom discovered cheating

Moment MAFS groom discovered cheating

WARNING: SPOILERS. MAFS’s scorned groom has gone rogue and blown the lid on his cheating wife - and unveiled sensational details about the show.

WATCH: Gympie region horse rescued from certain death

premium_icon WATCH: Gympie region horse rescued from certain death

The rescue mission took four hours and involved eight fire and rescue crews and an excavator.

Rider fined $1245 after going nearly triple speed limit

Rider fined $1245 after going nearly triple speed limit

A Queensland cop has been left shocked after spotting a motorbike rider travelling at almost triple the speed limit in the Mackay region.

The areas where Aussies can’t find a tradie

premium_icon The areas where Aussies can’t find a tradie

Plummeting numbers of apprenticeships and trainees across the country have led to a skills shortage crisis that is hitting homeowners and businesses hard.

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