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Wed 23 Jan 2019

Family’s surprising reaction to sentence

premium_icon Family’s surprising reaction to sentence

A YOUNG mum’s brief distraction at the wheel led to a head-on collision that ultimately killed a 98-year-old great grandmother.

Mum, son found in car submerged in river

Mum, son found in car submerged in river

TWO bodies - a mother and her son - have been removed from a vehicle submerged in a river on the state’s Mid North Coast.

Animals you should fear more than snakes

Animals you should fear more than snakes

IT'S time to stop the snake-bashing and confront the cold hard facts — you’re more likely to die from a dog bite than a snake one.

PETA to barbecue a ‘dog’ in city mall

PETA to barbecue a ‘dog’ in city mall

Thousands of people wandering through Sydney’s busiest mall tomorrow can expect to see a “dog” getting roasted on a classic Aussie barbecue.

Magistrate slams drug users: ‘People are dying’

premium_icon Magistrate slams drug users: ‘People are dying’

Six women who have faced court for trying to smuggle drugs into the Lost Paradise music festival have been slammed by a magistrate.

On the pill? Here's what the pope had to do with it

On the pill? Here's what the pope had to do with it

THE way women have been told to take the contraceptive pill each month came from an effort to please the pope, and makes it more likely the pill will fail.

How to create a healthy school lunch box

premium_icon How to create a healthy school lunch box

From brain foods to simple snacks the kids will love, make packing school lunches easy with these top tips, writes Anooska Tucker-Evans.

Why everyone in Italy is eating nipple cakes

Why everyone in Italy is eating nipple cakes

It’s not just you, these cakes are supposed to look like small breasts. And there’s a reason even the most conservative Italians can’t get enough of them.

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

Doctors issue warning after 20 cases of food poisoning

Doctors issue warning after 20 cases of food poisoning

RESIDENTS in Ipswich, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Toowoomba have all been affected.

Poison with benefits: Dwyer's strange claim on beach attack

premium_icon Poison with benefits: Dwyer's strange claim on beach attack

Councillor's strange claims of the benefits of poisoning dunal vegetation

This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

premium_icon This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

A HEARTBREAKING letter from an indigenous girl begging to leave a mission in Queensland explains why we keep having the change the date debate.

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Palmer loses bid to stop criminal charge

Clive Palmer has lost yet another attempt to block criminal charges being brought against him.

Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

premium_icon Whitlam’s family home threatened by redevelopment

THE childhood home of former prime minister Gough Whitlam is under imminent threat of being levelled by bulldozers.

Freeway sign victim to sue government

premium_icon Freeway sign victim to sue government

This mum cheated death when a freeway sign crushed her car. But despite walking away, the nightmare isn’t over.

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