National News

Thu 23 May 2019

Mum admits murdering her baby

Mum admits murdering her baby

A young WA mother has pleaded guilty to murdering her four-month-old baby girl.

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

Racing identity charged in cocaine ring sting

An Australian racing identity has been charged for alleged involvement in a cocaine smuggling operation, following a police swoop on three people.

Luxury car safety shamed by $25,000 hatch

Luxury car safety shamed by $25,000 hatch

Shock crash test result proves $25,000 hatch safer than $100,000 models as ANCAP records a landmark day for car safety in Australia.

Urgent recall on popular chicken

Urgent recall on popular chicken

The NSW Food Authority has issued an urgent recall on an Ingham’s product. Check the dates to see if you need to return the product for a refund.

Newsboys United album tops Billboard charts

Newsboys United album tops Billboard charts

AUSTRALIA’S biggest Christian rock band, Newsboys, is back on the top of the Billboard charts.

$20 trick to get into Qantas first class

$20 trick to get into Qantas first class

It’s the upgrade most passengers would do just about anything for. Now Qantas is letting savvy flyers score first and business class flights for insane prices.

NZ chopper crash pilot improperly trained

NZ chopper crash pilot improperly trained

Two Australians were among seven killed in a 2015 helicopter crash in New Zealand's south, and crash investigators say the pilot wasn't given proper training.

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

Body-in-the-laundry killer jailed

A man who fatally assaulted a man and dropped his body from a window inside a surfboard bag at a housing commission block has been sentenced.

Man says Qantas ‘fat-shamed’ him

Man says Qantas ‘fat-shamed’ him

Darren Beales says he specifically booked exit row seats for extra leg room but was “bullied” by a flight attendant and forced to sit elsewhere.

YOUR STORY: The words and violence that nearly destroyed me

YOUR STORY: The words and violence that nearly destroyed me

''Kill it with fire! Kill it with fire before it lays eggs!,'' they shouted from a distance.

Wesfarmers' $776m Kidman bid to go to vote

Wesfarmers' $776m Kidman bid to go to vote

Kidman Resources shareholders will vote on Wesfarmers' $776 million takeover offer in August after the companies entered into a scheme implementation deed.

Is Aladdin remake disaster we expected?

Is Aladdin remake disaster we expected?

After the trailers came out and we were confronted with Will Smith’s blue Genie, we feared the worst. But is it that bad?

Gross thing hiding in your wallet

Gross thing hiding in your wallet

What’s the most unhygienic thing in your wallet? Between cash, credit cards and coins, the “dirtiest” payment method may surprise you.

Fonterra confirms closure of Victoria factory

Fonterra confirms closure of Victoria factory

Diary giant Fonterra has confirmed it is closing its factory in western Victoria, which employs 98 people.

Women work better in warmer offices

Women work better in warmer offices

Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office airconditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.

Aussie ‘Quadzilla’ burns US star

Aussie ‘Quadzilla’ burns US star

Aussie Trae “Quadzilla” Williams is making enemies fast after the sprint star’s dramatic switch to rugby sent shockwaves around the world.

Fury over Labor leadership ‘stitch-up’

Fury over Labor leadership ‘stitch-up’

It was looking like a one-horse race, but a rising star is being asked to run to stop Anthony Albanese breezing into the Labor leadership.

Our Pentacostal PM: What Scott Morrison believes

Our Pentacostal PM: What Scott Morrison believes

Prime Minister Scott Morrison began his victory speech on Saturday with the words, “I have always believed in miracles”. This was no mere hyperbole.

Sam’s incredible 10kg weight loss

Sam’s incredible 10kg weight loss

Sunrise host Samantha Armytage looks healthy and happy after shedding an incredible 10kg in just four months. Here’s how she did it.

Chilling detail behind mum and child’s cliff plunge

Chilling detail behind mum and child’s cliff plunge

New details have emerged about a woman and her toddler who plunged to their deaths from a NSW lookout in a suspected murder-suicide.

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