National News

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Skier escapes horror 10m fall in Thredbo

Skier escapes horror 10m fall in Thredbo

A SKIER is lucky to be alive after a chairlift he was sitting was hit by a “freak” gust of wind, sending the man crashing to the ground.

Sydney council’s X-rated mistake

Sydney council’s X-rated mistake

SYDNEY is battling a rat plague — but residents looking for more information on the council’s website are being greeted with a different kind of filth.

Popular ice cream a ‘food safety hazard’

Popular ice cream a ‘food safety hazard’

Check your freezer for this popular ice cream cake. It contains an undeclared ingredient and may put those with allergies at risk.

Masterchef judges go amid shocking pay scandal

Masterchef judges go amid shocking pay scandal

These are the insulting words, uttered in an interview he probably he wishes he never gave, that will forever haunt outgoing Masterchef judge George Calombaris.

Coles Little Shop 2: Woman throws tantrum demanding more toys

Coles Little Shop 2: Woman throws tantrum demanding more...

THE new range of supermarket collectables has been out for less than a week, and already fans are going crazy for the mini grocery items.

Man allegedly steals phones from Tinder dates

premium_icon Man allegedly steals phones from Tinder dates

A man who allegedly stole mobile phones from Cairns people he met via dating apps has appeared in court as police issue a warning about online dating.

Blass cleared of assault charges

premium_icon Blass cleared of assault charges

Anton Blass has walked free from court after being found not guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Meet the Aussie digger cooking for an army

premium_icon Meet the Aussie digger cooking for an army

LANCE Corporal Matthew Williamson's workday starts by crawling out of his swag, straight into a hole he has dug in the hard clay in an undisclosed location.

Warning: Winter is about to turn ‘bizarre’

Warning: Winter is about to turn ‘bizarre’

WE'RE in for a “spell of unseasonable warmth” forecasters have warned. Even the BOM thinks it’s odd.

Inquiry to probe Australia’s nuclear future

premium_icon Inquiry to probe Australia’s nuclear future

A nuclear power plant anchoring an Australian ‘nuclear economy’, including more uranium mining, will be investigated by an inquiry championed by LNP MPs.

Teen killed crossing intersection touched by CBD attack

premium_icon Teen killed crossing intersection touched by CBD attack

THE teen killed crossing a busy intersection yesterday never recovered from the death of his grandfather in the Flinders St attack, his devastated mother says.

Michael, 63, is jobless and faces an uncertain future

premium_icon Michael, 63, is jobless and faces an uncertain future

MICHAEL Miles is 63 years of age and has been unemployed for six years.

'Cult' leader's lawyer to be investigated over her behaviour

premium_icon 'Cult' leader's lawyer to be investigated over her behaviour

THE solicitor's behaviour during an unsuccessful defamation case was brought into question.

Sydney teens behind daring tower climb

Sydney teens behind daring tower climb

TWO boys, aged 13 and 14, have been revealed as the pair filmed climbing to the top of a 99m heritage-listed tower in Sydney’s CBD.

FALLING DEATH: Troubled life before stabbing tragedy

FALLING DEATH: Troubled life before stabbing tragedy

A DAD wanted his daughter to conform to his traditional ways before he stabbed her in the neck and fell to his death, it’s been claimed.

Dead croc found floating in Murray River

premium_icon Dead croc found floating in Murray River

A DEAD crocodile has been found floating a long way from home in the Murray River

Harry and Meghan live in ‘fortress’

Harry and Meghan live in ‘fortress’

Royal expert Katie Nicholl has described Harry and Meghan’s Frogmore Cottage residence as “pretty much a fortress” on British television.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Mystery light could be Indian moon mission

premium_icon WATCH THE VIDEO: Mystery light could be Indian moon mission

A mystery light has been seen streaking across the sky in North Queensland tonight.

How bad parenting is ruining our kids

premium_icon How bad parenting is ruining our kids

Forget quality time and never saying no, parents are behind the crisis of toxic behaviour in children, argues Australian educator John Marsden.

Planning slammed over NSW coal mine delay

premium_icon Planning slammed over NSW coal mine delay

The state’s peak mining body has launched attacked the Department of Planning after a company was told plans for a coal mine in the Central West would not move...

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