National News

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Airlines on notice over regional fares

premium_icon Airlines on notice over regional fares

AN airline practice that leaves passengers paying more to fly within Australia than internationally will come under pressure from an influential lobby group.

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Taurua proud of Lightning despite decider defeat

premium_icon Taurua proud of Lightning despite decider defeat

Despite a club ­record-defeat in the ­season-decider, Lightning coach ­Noeline Taurua says there’s still plenty for the club to proud about.

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

A teen who was “bashed by African youths” wouldn’t leave his bedroom. His father was in tears. Now the real story has emerged.

Anthony Albanese’s ‘up-yours’ to vegans

Anthony Albanese’s ‘up-yours’ to vegans

IF A great leader is measured not just by the quality of his friends but by the quality of his enemies, Anthony Albanese could be the greatest yet.

How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

premium_icon How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

BELLE Gibson has gone to ground in Northcote, as authorities chase the $410,000 fine she still hasn’t paid.

World’s funniest animal photos revealed

premium_icon World’s funniest animal photos revealed

They say never work with children or animals but these photographers took the risk and delivered some absolutely wild results. PICTURE SPECIAL

Child found in car with dead woman

Child found in car with dead woman

A child was found in a white Audi along with a dead woman, before a man died at the scene shortly after.

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

‘The truth about my sex addiction’

A year ago, Nadia Bokody sat on live TV and made a confession — she was a sex addict. But the truth is something even more shocking.

‘I was half asleep’: Edwina’s stunning tweet

‘I was half asleep’: Edwina’s stunning tweet

CHANNEL 9 is reportedly considering legal action over an extraordinary tweet posted and then deleted by Seven star Edwina Bartholomew.

‘I don’t want to die. But I will. Perhaps quite soon’

premium_icon ‘I don’t want to die. But I will. Perhaps quite soon’

Sean Pickwell didn’t think he was “cancer guy” — but he is and he doesn’t sugarcoat his situation. His death is imminent. But from diagnosis to now, he has had a...

‘I was wrong’: Conversion leader comes out

‘I was wrong’: Conversion leader comes out

A MAN who helped run one of the biggest conversion therapy ministries in the US has come out as gay and is calling for a ban on the practice.

INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

premium_icon INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

The legend of the Machine Gun Preacher was born the day Sam Childers stood over the dead body of a child and vowed to protect him from the likes of Joseph Kony.

Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

premium_icon Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

A man being questioned by police over the shooting death of Ivona Jovanovic was twice caught smuggling drugs up his bum into prison.

Oil-rich Saudis suffer massive blow

Oil-rich Saudis suffer massive blow

Saudi Arabia suffered an attack on its biggest oil plant, escalating already high tension in the Gulf and raised concern over global oil supplies.

Ashes commentator’s live on air F-bomb

Ashes commentator’s live on air F-bomb

In his final ever Test commentating for Sky Sports, an England legend made the cardinal sin of not realising his microphone was still on.

Why uni won’t let wannabe teacher graduate

premium_icon Why uni won’t let wannabe teacher graduate

A teaching student is taking her university to court for stopping her from graduating — but the institution says it has good reason.

Seibold tells players ‘do your job or we die’

premium_icon Seibold tells players ‘do your job or we die’

It’s all on the line for the Broncos against Parramatta at Bankwest Stadium, and Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold has offered some full on advice to his squad.

Legend’s sign-off was typical Hodge

premium_icon Legend’s sign-off was typical Hodge

He will go down as one of the all-time greats, but Luke Hodge didn’t want to make Saturday night about him.

The day Abbie’s life changed forever

premium_icon The day Abbie’s life changed forever

When little Abbie Sweeper fell from her horse at a gymkhana, it was a mystery couple that helped keep the 10-year-old alive until a rescue chopper arrived.

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