Network News

Wed 19 Sep 2018

‘Alien of the deep’ startles beachgoers

‘Alien of the deep’ startles beachgoers

IT came from the deep, not the sky. It had no horn, and no eyes. But it sure looked like a purple people-eater to those who stumbled over it on a New Zealand beach....

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

WHO are the monsters inserting needles into strawberries and apples? A criminologist explains what motivates them and why.

‘I can’t tell you how disgusted I am’

‘I can’t tell you how disgusted I am’

KARL Stefanovic has taken aim at the culprits behind the fruit contamination saga, saying authorities need to come down hard on them.

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.

Tiny kitten found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

Tiny kitten found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

A TRIP to the bathroom quickly turned into a rescue mission to save a two-day-old kitten abandoned in a takeaway bag in the public toilets of Coles in Gatton.

Tourists detained after prank ‘backfired’

Tourists detained after prank ‘backfired’

THESE friends were on their first overseas holiday when they decided to play a harmless prank on some locals. It did not end well.

Teen explains brutal frying pan murder

Teen explains brutal frying pan murder

A STAR student has explained why she brutally murdering her elderly grandfather by bludgeoning him with a frying pan in a quiet WA town.

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

AN Aussie mum is furious after hospital staff sent her injured daughter home with a gruesome, gaping head wound. Warning: Graphic

Police investigate shock baby death

Police investigate shock baby death

POLICE are investigating the death of an infant after the baby boy was taken to a Darwin fire station in a critical condition.

Outrage as footy players don Williams blackface

Outrage as footy players don Williams blackface

IF you thought the Bulldogs made bad choices on Mad Monday, take a look at these three footy players down in Tasmania.

How rural Australia helped heal Nazi war wounds

premium_icon How rural Australia helped heal Nazi war wounds

World War II was not the time to be growing up in Germany with Jewish blood but it's where the Fraser Coast 90-year-old's remarkable tale begins.

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

State’s deadliest used cars revealed

premium_icon State’s deadliest used cars revealed

QUEENSLAND’S most deadly second-hand cars have been revealed, with 107 models given ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ marks for safety.

Collingwood Park woman, 25, dies in horrific highway crash

Collingwood Park woman, 25, dies in horrific highway crash

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating

548 HSC students with same name

548 HSC students with same name

THE most common surname among HSC students has been revealed.

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