National News

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Disgusting instructions on burger receipt

Disgusting instructions on burger receipt

AN American man was horrified after he found a stomach-churning note about how his burger was prepared, and it’ll make you never want to eat out again.

Why Optus couldn’t handle World Cup

Why Optus couldn’t handle World Cup

AS TOP Optus executives and technicians scrambled behind the scenes to stem the outrage from football fans, the telco ran out of time.

12 new genes identify breast cancer risk

12 new genes identify breast cancer risk

AN international study led by Queensland researchers has identified a dozen new genes that influence a person’s risk of developing breast cancer.

Mum finds tragic handwritten note in children's book

Mum finds tragic handwritten note in children's book

A MUM and daughter are on the hunt for the owner of a children’s book found in a op shop after they discovered a heartbreaking message inside.

20 jobs with the biggest salary increases

20 jobs with the biggest salary increases

IF YOU’RE lucky enough to work in one of these 20 jobs, you are luckier than the rest of us, because certain professions are enjoying far better pay rises.

"I never want children to go through what I went through'

"I never want children to go through what I went through'

AFTER surviving years of abuse as a child in the foster care system, Mary says a national apology is welcome news but more must be done to protect children.

Truth about these Insta photos

Truth about these Insta photos

WE’VE all seen their stunning pictures on Instagram, but luxury hotels have had enough of “influencers” requesting free stays.

The powerful image uniting a nation

The powerful image uniting a nation

IT IS the image that’s moved the country as thousands band together to show our strength in the face of disaster.

How you can help homeless people in need

How you can help homeless people in need

WHEN you’re facing a huge energy bill, do you turn down the heating or do you go without meals?

Brawl breaks out at Libs meeting

Brawl breaks out at Libs meeting

POLICE and paramedics were called to a Sydney cafe after a Liberal Party branch meeting descended into a brawl last night.

Women told: ‘Don’t walk at night’

Women told: ‘Don’t walk at night’

COLUMNIST Miranda Devine says it is commonsense for young women not to walk in dark parks at night.

Cheers as Tony Jones hits back at ABC funding question

Cheers as Tony Jones hits back at ABC funding question

THERE were cheers and laughter as a presenter clashed with a guest in a fiery on-air spat over the future of the ABC’s funding.

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

Amazon launches free two day delivery for regions

AMAZON is offering free two business day delivery with the launch of Amazon Prime in Australia amid criticism of its local store.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

‘I was not in control of the plane’

‘I was not in control of the plane’

A QANTAS plane suddenly plunged towards the ocean, not once, but twice, due to a mysterious glitch onboard the popular aircraft.

A step closer to scrapping tampon tax

A step closer to scrapping tampon tax

EVEN though the Greens’ bill to remove a 10 per cent tax on tampons was passed today, it doesn’t mean it’s going to happen.

Sad note found in children’s book

Sad note found in children’s book

A MUM and daughter are on the hunt for the owner of a children’s book found in a op shop after they discovered a heartbreaking message inside.

"I'm waiting for you at your office and I know."

"I'm waiting for you at your office and I know."

IT'S the phone call a cheating husband or partner must dread. For Shack author William Paul Young it became the start of a long, tumultuous pathway to healing.

SBS to take control of World Cup coverage

SBS to take control of World Cup coverage

BREAKING: SBS is set to take charge of World Cup broadcasting in Australia for the next 48 hours as the besieged Optus Sport tries to fix the streaming issues that...

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

Dreamworld ride operators told not to press emergency button

A DREAMWORLD ride operator was unsure which emergency button to press to prevent the Thunder River Rapids ride tragedy, an inquest has heard.

A vision of the ‘perfect’ woman

A vision of the ‘perfect’ woman

A BIOLOGIST has created what the ideal female body should look like. The results are practical, but slightly disturbing.

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