National News

Fri 20 Jul 2018

The Wiggles star rocks festival stage

The Wiggles star rocks festival stage

BYRON Bay music festival Splendour in the Grass is becoming renowned for unexpected collaborations – and this year it featured former Wiggle Murray Cook.

Why we shouldn’t be eating meat

Why we shouldn’t be eating meat

RESEARCHERS have done a comprehensive study to show how bad meat is for us and the environment. It’s a global problem — here’s why.

ABC defends story after NZ furore

ABC defends story after NZ furore

AUSTRALIA has taken a swipe at the Kiwis after an ABC report caused uproar. Now the journo behind the controversial story has spoken out.

Uni plan to end rampant sexual assault

Uni plan to end rampant sexual assault

FRIGHTENING survey results revealed how rife sexual assault and harassment was at Australian universities.

Cult dessert chain makes a comeback

Cult dessert chain makes a comeback

THIS is not a drill: a super trendy doughnut chain has been saved from the brink of collapse and new stores are coming your way.

Crazy prices for Coles miniatures

Crazy prices for Coles miniatures

PARENTS are already forking out eye-watering sums online to make sure they don’t miss out on Coles’ tiny little products.

Take STI test for VIP entry to Splendour in the Grass

Take STI test for VIP entry to Splendour in the Grass

SPLENDOUR in the Grass revellers will be asked to take a sexually transmitted infection (STI) test, in exchange for entry into a VIP area.

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

Man jailed for wife’s ‘slow, miserable’ death

A MAN who claims he found his wife critically wounded has been jailed for letting her slowly die over five days.

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

Victim takes to Facebook: ‘I’ve just been carjacked’

A WOMAN has described a violent carjacking that saw her knocked to the ground as a man made off with her vehicle when she left the engine running.

Big banks’ sneaky $12 rip-off

Big banks’ sneaky $12 rip-off

COMMBANK customers are being secretly screwed out of $58 a year — and other banks aren’t much better, according to this “huge wake-up call”.

The $2b system doomed to fail

The $2b system doomed to fail

CRITICS have warned the government’s new health database could have a “chilling effect” after it ignored warning signs from the UK’s failed rollout.

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

Accused killer joked about ‘hiding bodies’

BEFORE she allegedly murdered and dismembered her partner, Lindy Williams joked to her friend about burying a cut-up body, a court has heard.

84 meals at once: Mum’s genius food hack

84 meals at once: Mum’s genius food hack

REBEKAH Freeman was sick of cooking dinner for her family of five. So she completely cut out nightly cooking.

Car rolls after collision with pig

Car rolls after collision with pig

A COLLISION with a wild pig on a well-used Townsville road has caused a car to rollover in the early hours of Friday morning.

Student involved in Nazi row found dead

Student involved in Nazi row found dead

ONE of the university students that was punished for his involvement in a party where attendees dressed in blackface and Nazi outfits has died.

Push for new Australian citizenship test

Push for new Australian citizenship test

THERE are controversial calls for a new type of test to be added to test people who want to live permanently in Australia.

Legal first after cold-case arrest

Legal first after cold-case arrest

COLD-CASE detectives have charged a man over a 1987 murder in a move that will trigger Queensland’s double jeopardy provisions for the first time.

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

Basketbrawl: ‘Slap on wrist for mob assault’

STUNNED his client was handed a ban after being the victim of a “mob assault” that could have killed him, Chris Goulding’s manager has slammed FIBA’s ‘disturbing’...

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

Burberry burns millions in unsold products

British fashion house Burberry is drawing flak for destroying tens of millions of dollars worth of its products over the past year to protect its brand.

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher pleads for Oasis reunion

LIAM Gallagher has urged brother Noel to reunite Oasis after ‘forgiving’ his sibling following their decade long feud.

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