National News

Sun 18 Aug 2019

How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

premium_icon How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

Before passionate Lions fan Alex Wilson died of cancer last year, his wife Sandra made a promise that she has secretly been honouring every round this season.

Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

premium_icon Mother tells of heartbreak after Ross River drowning

The devastated mother of a young girl who drowned in the Ross River has spoken of the hole in her heart since her daughter’s death.

Woman in critical condition after three car crash

premium_icon Woman in critical condition after three car crash

A woman in her 50s was taken to Townsville Hospital’s intensive care unit in a critical condition last night, after being involved in a three car crash.

Dad says baby’s injuries were an accident

premium_icon Dad says baby’s injuries were an accident

The father of a newborn fighting for life with serious brain injuries allegedly told police the child slipped from his arms in an “unfortunate accident”.

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

Strangers flock to mourn El Paso victim

A man feared no-one would show up to help him farewell his wife, one of 22 people shot dead in a massacre last month. But thousands of strangers turned up to mourn.

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Epstein was ‘not bathing’ in vermin cell

Jeffrey Epstein tried, at least, to use his vast wealth to help him survive — and be comfortable — in jail. WARNING: Sensitive content

WATCH: Massive croc caught munching

premium_icon WATCH: Massive croc caught munching

An eagle-eyed aviation student made a surprising find while flying her helicopter over Cape Cleveland today.

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