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Wed 20 Nov 2019

Aussie hostage released by Taliban

premium_icon Aussie hostage released by Taliban

Australian academic Timothy Weeks and his American colleague, who were abducted in 2016, have been freed as part of a prisoner swap deal.

‘He took my sexual innocence’

‘He took my sexual innocence’

A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of abusing her at 15 has raised the pressure on besieged Prince Andrew to testify under oath.

Child forced to have 8 kids in tent

Child forced to have 8 kids in tent

A woman was abducted by her stepfather when she was 11 and taken to Mexico where she gave birth to her abuser’s eight kids.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Scary reason for woman’s bizarre rash

Scary reason for woman’s bizarre rash

A woman who went to see a doctor after she broke out in painful, itchy marks was shocked to discover it was much more than a rash.

‘Savages’: Flyers shamed over seat antics

‘Savages’: Flyers shamed over seat antics

A group of passengers have been slammed for the mess they left behind on a plane, including food rubbish, hair and even their own clothes.

State's 'Meth. We’re on it' anti-drug slogan slammed

State's 'Meth. We’re on it' anti-drug slogan slammed

A US state is being ridiculed over its new “On Meth” campaign targeting widespread drug problems in the state.

Mystery around Trump’s hospital visit

Mystery around Trump’s hospital visit

It’s been a tough week for President Donald Trump, which is why his unscheduled doctor’s visit has sparked concern and scepticism.

How Daniel Craig saved new movie

How Daniel Craig saved new movie

It was a tiny movie in danger of never being made – then James Bond himself, Daniel Craig, did something that turned it all around.

China accidentally reveals secret weapon

China accidentally reveals secret weapon

China appears to have been caught with its pants down after a state-run magazine accidentally published details of its top secret new weapon.

‘Creepy’ find on mum’s new baby cam

‘Creepy’ find on mum’s new baby cam

A mum has shared the “creepy” find she made on her new baby monitor — and the “horror movie” photo has since gone wildly viral.

$18.4m lotto winner now ‘skint’

$18.4m lotto winner now ‘skint’

Michael Carroll was a young garbage man when he first hit the jackpot. But he blew the lot and now works seven days a week to survive.

Veronicas sister’s awkward purchase

Veronicas sister’s awkward purchase

Lifestyles of the rich and famous may not be as glamorous as you think, with Lisa from The Veronicas revealing she has to do her own dirty work.

Map reveals grim fact about the world

Map reveals grim fact about the world

When it comes to travelling overseas next year, you may want to take a look at this map before booking your itinerary for 2020.

Disney+ accounts hacked as private data sold

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Disney+ launches in Australia today but cybersecurity experts have warned that users need to take extra care when signing up after a serious leak. SEE HOW TO...

Ball boy swindled in $50,000 tennis blunder

Ball boy swindled in $50,000 tennis blunder

Justin Arrington-Holmes was handed a once in a lifetime opportunity but is kicking himself after his sorry mistake with a piece of sporting immortality.

Abbott enters Australia-China row with Keating

premium_icon Abbott enters Australia-China row with Keating

Tony Abbott has said Australia has “put too many eggs into the China basket” as Paul Keating criticised the nation’s attitude toward the communist country.

Pregnant teen dies after six-man gang rape

Pregnant teen dies after six-man gang rape

A pregnant 13-year-old has died just days after she was allegedly gang raped by up to six men and held hostage in an apartment. WARNING: Confronting

Royal expert’s baffling defence of Epstein

Royal expert’s baffling defence of Epstein

This British socialite appeared on live TV to discuss Prince Andrew — but what she had to say horrified the hosts and viewers.

‘Unthinkable’: Cheerleader’s terrible guilt

‘Unthinkable’: Cheerleader’s terrible guilt

The teen cleared of killing her secret baby after burying the stillborn in the backyard has called her ordeal “unthinkable”.

Prince Andrew in fresh ‘N-word’ scandal

Prince Andrew in fresh ‘N-word’ scandal

Prince Andrew is facing fresh claims he used a racial slur during a high-level meeting, as he faces calls to testify under oath.

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