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Fri 18 Jan 2019

Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

premium_icon Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

NEW data has revealed the days Australians don’t want to work, as experts weigh in with their best tips to maximise time out of the office.

Shocking moment plane slams into traffic

Shocking moment plane slams into traffic

IMAGES have been released of the moment a jet crashed into a busy highway killing 11 people, some of whom “disappeared” in the intense fire.

What we missed in Gillette controversy

What we missed in Gillette controversy

WHILE the world continues to blow up over the razor brand’s latest ad, there’s more to the story that’s gone unnoticed.

‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

premium_icon ‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

A PRIEST made an impassioned plea to mourners saying: “We are human, but we believe in Jesus Christ, so we don’t take revenge.”

‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

premium_icon ‘Popular’ drug OD victim remembered at funeral

A QUEENSLAND man who overdosed at a NSW music festival has been remembered as a kind-hearted, popular and funny young man who lit up every room he entered.

Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

premium_icon Chemical concerns cloud airport expansion

Soil and water are being tested at the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion site to determine the extent of a chemical contamination caused by firefighting foam.

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

Truck breakdown causes Toowoomba Range gridlock

TRAFFIC on the Toowoomba Range is at a standstill due to a broken down truck.

Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

premium_icon Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

A DRIVER has been slapped with a $1218 fine after he was clocked travelling 74km/hr over the speed limit on a highway south of Brisbane.

UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

premium_icon UPDATE: Bruce Hwy reopened after car incinerated in rollover

An elderly man and woman were lucky to walk away from a single vehicle rollover on the Bruce Hwy

Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

premium_icon Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the death of Israeli-Arab university student Aiia Maasarwe, two days after her body was found in Melbourne.

Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

premium_icon Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

Sam Bradshaw got a shocking surprise on a shopping trip.

Man killed in morning crash

Man killed in morning crash

A motorcyclist has died after a single vehicle crash near Woolgoolga this morning.

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

A 61-year-old cement truck driver has been airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital after his truck rolled on the Bruce Hwy at Isis Central.

Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

premium_icon Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

A man sexually abused teenage boys over a horrific seven-year period as he travelled the region working for a community organisation.

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

It’s been adored by customers and loved by shareholders but Kmart is one of a number of big-name retailers that are starting to look decidedly shaky.

Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

premium_icon Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

Despite push for ban, council tells why unisex toilets aren't going anywhere and police give update on investigation.

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Mystery surrounds mum’s bush death

Felicity Shadbolt, a fit and avid bushwalker and runner, was found dead not far from her car yesterday. Now police are starting to ask questions.

Aussies may lose right to ‘prosecco’

Aussies may lose right to ‘prosecco’

A fight over the use of the names prosecco, feta, parmesan and others may see Australian producers forced to change their labels.

Chilling problem with this Airbnb photo

Chilling problem with this Airbnb photo

IT was a day before a family staying at an Airbnb home noticed something unsettling in this room. When they complained, they got a surprising response.

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

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