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Wed 22 Aug 2018

Priest had sexual 'fondness' for boys, court told

premium_icon Priest had sexual 'fondness' for boys, court told

THE trial for a Catholic priest accused of abusing boys in the 1980s is nearing its end.

Smile for the camera when your licence is a phone selfie

Smile for the camera when your licence is a phone selfie

Some drivers will no longer need to carry their card around everywhere under a radical change to their driver’s licences.

We’re now just ruled by selfishness

premium_icon We’re now just ruled by selfishness

THE latest spill is the product of a political system that encourages ruthlessness, leaving us with ego-driven leaders and broken parties: Michael McGuire.

Bruce Highway horror crash kills three

Bruce Highway horror crash kills three

THE Bruce Highway is expected to reopen this morning after three people died in a multi-vehicle crash north of Bowen.

NRL fans reckon JT for next PM

premium_icon NRL fans reckon JT for next PM

HE’S made a career out of rescuing rugby league teams so could Johnathan Thurston be the man to pull federal Parliament from its pit of despair?

Man charged over burned father’s death

Man charged over burned father’s death

UPDATE: A man has been charged with murder over the death of 23-year-old father Wade Still, who was discovered badly burned at a NSW roadside on Monday.

Highway statue calls for beloved Tarzan

premium_icon Highway statue calls for beloved Tarzan

CALLS are being made to immortalise Michael “Tarzan” Fomenko in a bronze statue beside the Bruce Hwy as news of his death spreads.

Hospital midwives learning alternative practices like hypnosis

premium_icon Hospital midwives learning alternative practices like...

PROFESSIONAL midwives are taking alternative medicine classes run by spiritual birth coaches called doulas, who are not registered with health authorities.

'Last throw of the dice' for Bunnings

premium_icon 'Last throw of the dice' for Bunnings

Coolum development battlers must agree on what to disagree on, judge says

‘Killed Diana’: Harry and Will’s big mistake

‘Killed Diana’: Harry and Will’s big mistake

PRINCES Harry and William have made one key mistake as their profile rises. And it could cost them.

Peeping tom allegedly targeted 161 victims

Peeping tom allegedly targeted 161 victims

Peeping tom who allegedly captured thousands of images of his victims will be slapped with an extra charges in court today.

School needle stick incident devastates family

premium_icon School needle stick incident devastates family

The grandparents of a young boy believe they have not been taken seriously after he was allegedly pricked with a syringe in his school playground.

Sydney seaplane victim’s final $71m charitable act

premium_icon Sydney seaplane victim’s final $71m charitable act

A tycoon killed with his family in a Sydney seaplane crash has left $71 million to a crisis-hit charity.

The new KitKat flavour you can get for free

The new KitKat flavour you can get for free

IN a world first for KitKat, a new flavour has arrived in Australia, and it will only be available for one day in two cities for free.

Missing US student’s body found

Missing US student’s body found

MOLLIE Tibbetts, the US university student who disappeared a month ago while out jogging, has been found dead.

History will not be kind to the vengeful wreckers

premium_icon History will not be kind to the vengeful wreckers

THE vengeful geniuses who got Australia into this mess have now all but guaranteed Bill Shorten will win the next election, writes Miranda Devine.

Why Book Week should be banned

premium_icon Why Book Week should be banned

EACH year, it rolls around and creates a nightmare for parents who are expected to pull a rabbit out of a hat, writes Victoria Hannaford.

‘Woke’ corporations are bad for more than business

premium_icon ‘Woke’ corporations are bad for more than business

AS major companies continue to march over the corporate virtue signalling cliff, the risk of think-speak becoming law is greater than ever: Miranda Devine.

Tattoo guns, USBs smuggled into jails

premium_icon Tattoo guns, USBs smuggled into jails

New data shows just how many contraband items were uncovered in Townsville jails and the items they found are pretty surprising.

Dutton’s loss mocked with #PutOutYourPotatoes

Dutton’s loss mocked with #PutOutYourPotatoes

It was a rough day for Peter Dutton. First, his failed leadership bid against Malcolm Turnbull, now Aussies are mercilessly mocking him on social media.

NSW courts ‘drowning’ in thousands of cases

premium_icon NSW courts ‘drowning’ in thousands of cases

Police in NSW are doing their job so well the courts can’t keep up, lawyers have warned.

‘I’m petrified’: Mystery shooter terrorising tenants

‘I’m petrified’: Mystery shooter terrorising tenants

POLICE are on the hunt for a mystery gunman who has been shooting through the apartment windows of a luxury high-rise, with its residents living in fear.

Mistaken identity alleged reason Big Brother contestant shot

premium_icon Mistaken identity alleged reason Big Brother contestant shot

A FORMER Big Brother contestant caught in a love triangle gone wrong has spoken about the hours before he was allegedly shot in a case of mistaken identity.

‘This is what really happened that night’

premium_icon ‘This is what really happened that night’

Anthea Wildschut will never forget the sound of the gun blast. Or the cries of her best friend, Linda Currie, as she watched Gabriel Orchard die in front of her

Diving to help kids learn to swim

premium_icon Diving to help kids learn to swim

IN AN effort to save lives families are being offered free swimming lessons for their kids. SEE full list of participating swim schools

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