National News

Thu 24 May 2018

Qantas flight ‘filled with smoke’

Qantas flight ‘filled with smoke’

A QANTAS flight bound for Sydney from New Zealand has been forced to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected on board.

‘I’m doing weird s**t’: GoT star teases fate

‘I’m doing weird s**t’: GoT star teases fate

EMILIA Clarke has dropped some troubling hints about her character’s fate on Game of Thrones, admitting her final few scenes as Daenerys Targaryen “f**ked me up”.

How to shed 6kg this winter

How to shed 6kg this winter

IT’S easy to let the weight pile on during the winter months under layers of clothes, but there are a few simple things you can do to lose weight instead of gaining...

Huge demand for flu shot causes rationing

Huge demand for flu shot causes rationing

UNPRECEDENTED demand for the influenza vaccine has created a shortage of the potentially lifesaving injection across Australia.

JT proves racism is ‘very rare’ in Australia: MP

JT proves racism is ‘very rare’ in Australia: MP

A QUEENSLAND senator has raised eyebrows in Parliament after claiming that racism is virtually non-existent in Australia.

Mum finds pools of blood in newborn's bassinet

Mum finds pools of blood in newborn's bassinet

WHEN new mum Erin went to pick up six-week-old Parker to give him his bottle she was horrified at what she found.

Sad details emerge about man who died in Yeppoon cliff fall

Sad details emerge about man who died in Yeppoon cliff fall

PHOTOS: Police have provided more information into the incident

Hilarious royal wedding ‘bad lip reading’ you need to see

Hilarious royal wedding ‘bad lip reading’ you need to see

REMEMBER all those private whispered moments between Harry and Meghan at the royal wedding? Now you can hear what they were REALLY saying.

Westpac ‘tried to rig interest rate’

Westpac ‘tried to rig interest rate’

WESTPAC has been found to have engaged in unconscionable conduct, as it tried to manipulate one of the biggest interest rates in Australia.

The face tattoo dividing a nation

The face tattoo dividing a nation

SALLY Anderson says her chin tattoo represents her life story, but she has come under fire for the controversial design.

MP blasted for ‘white flight’ comments

MP blasted for ‘white flight’ comments

THE NSW Opposition Leader has been slammed after claiming there was a “white flight” of Anglo families fleeing suburbs in Sydney’s west.

Sign at medical centre sparks outrage

Sign at medical centre sparks outrage

A VICTORIAN medical centre has been referred for investigation after a sign on the door shocked a patient, who posted it on social media.

'SHOCKED': Thousands of dead fish wash up without answers

premium_icon 'SHOCKED': Thousands of dead fish wash up without answers

A COUPLE'S holiday to Bundaberg turned smelly after they found "tens of thousands” of dead fish washed ashore.

Qantas’ surprising question to passengers

Qantas’ surprising question to passengers

THE airline has sparked suggestions major changes are on the way with a simple question to passengers.

WATCH: Hero granddad takes snake bite, saves granddaughter

premium_icon WATCH: Hero granddad takes snake bite, saves granddaughter

ONCE bitten twice shy is the saying one Bundaberg man wished he lived by, but for the grandfather it seems once was not enough.

Sneaky thing Aussies do at work

Sneaky thing Aussies do at work

WE’RE all guilty of procrastination, but there is one cheeky thing that nearly two-thirds of Aussies are secretly doing when they should be working.

Is this Australia’s worst roundabout?

Is this Australia’s worst roundabout?

A NOTORIOUSLY hated “fail” of a roundabout and its new neighbouring “g-loop” intersection are driving us mad, with the area a gnarly mix of congestion and...

Clean homes ‘may cause cancer’

Clean homes ‘may cause cancer’

ACCORDING to a recent study, raising kids in extremely clean homes can run the risk of exposing them to leukemia.

Debbie Combarngo's family breaks silence ahead of funeral

premium_icon Debbie Combarngo's family breaks silence ahead of funeral

THE uncle of murdered mother Debbie Combarngo has spoken of the impact his niece’s death has had on the extended family as they work through their grief.

George Christensen slams new Show Dogs movie

premium_icon George Christensen slams new Show Dogs movie

New movie features talking dogs and is aimed at children

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