New South Wales News

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Paying it forward: Tradie's SOS call answered

premium_icon Paying it forward: Tradie's SOS call answered

PROVING kindness is contagious, two local tradies have taken the concept of paying it forward to a whole new level.

Unsupervised L-plater blows 0.117 in RBT

premium_icon Unsupervised L-plater blows 0.117 in RBT

A LEARNER driver, behind the wheel unsupervised and with a friend in the car, blew 0.117 when stopped by police, a court has heard

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Bondi teacher charged after alleged sex with student

premium_icon Bondi teacher charged after alleged sex with student

A high school teacher employed at a $32,000 a year private school in Sydney is facing 11 counts of having sex with a 17-year-old student under his care.

Drastic plan to lift alcohol prices

Drastic plan to lift alcohol prices

A POWERFUL industry group has called for an overhaul of pricing for cheap alcohol in a bid to shift binge-drinking culture and reduce harm.

‘Human effluent’ flooded unit: Owners reveal horror stories

premium_icon ‘Human effluent’ flooded unit: Owners reveal horror stories

THE shocking extent of NSW apartment building defects has been laid bare at an inquiry with some owners revealing they have come home to find “human effluent”.

Developer parties as unit block legal action launched

premium_icon Developer parties as unit block legal action launched

WHILE residents in a Sydney apartment block live in fear their homes could go up in flames, the company’s owner Jean Nassif has been dancing up a storm.

Man attempts to outrun police after car chase

premium_icon Man attempts to outrun police after car chase

A man who led police on a car chase on the Mid North Coast has been arrested.

Student reveals how he got a taste for deep-fried spiders

premium_icon Student reveals how he got a taste for deep-fried spiders

New South Wales teen Mali Matthews has developed some interesting eating habits. So what do spiders taste like?

Judge's ire as 'versatile' criminal refuses to stop drugs

premium_icon Judge's ire as 'versatile' criminal refuses to stop drugs

'You have shown great criminal versatility': Car restorer Scott James Germon cops a dressing down in court as he is jailed over methamphetamine possession

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.

5 homes that sold for more than $1m in a week

premium_icon 5 homes that sold for more than $1m in a week

THE Northern Rivers' top-selling property went for $2.25 million, and another four went over $1 million.

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.

SNEAK PEEK: What Brunswick Heads looks like as Pearl Bay

premium_icon SNEAK PEEK: What Brunswick Heads looks like as Pearl Bay

A DATE has now been announced for the first episode of the popular series' reboot, created by Deb Cox.

Could a piece of unclaimed $146 million be yours?

premium_icon Could a piece of unclaimed $146 million be yours?

"THE value ranges from $20 in share dividends to a trust fund worth more than $1million."

Long-term funding 'guarantee' for future droughts

Long-term funding 'guarantee' for future droughts

'This is the severest drought in more than 120 years. Our farmers and agriculture sector need more help'

Is Australia losing its grip on world surfing supremacy?

Is Australia losing its grip on world surfing supremacy?

Country in danger of being overtaken as the number one in surfing.

Alleged drug dealer crashes 270kg of ice into parked cop car

premium_icon Alleged drug dealer crashes 270kg of ice into parked cop car

An accused drug dealer was caught after he allegedly crashed a van carrying $200 million worth of crystal meth into parked police cars.

'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.

Red tape torpor strangling major developments

premium_icon Red tape torpor strangling major developments

SYDNEY risks falling behind its global rivals with planned major developments, including at the Fish Markets and the Star, stalled by bureaucracy.

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