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Fri 19 Oct 2018

Cutlery drawer debate goes viral

Cutlery drawer debate goes viral

IT STARTED with a simple photo of a cutlery drawer, posted by a New Zealander on Reddit. Now there’s a global debate around it.

Thong-clad cop pulls elderly from burning home

Thong-clad cop pulls elderly from burning home

HE puts his life on the line every day — except that police rescue and bomb disposal squad commander Brenton Charlton is used to wearing the best protective gear...

Scandal-plagued Joyce denies top Nats job bid

Scandal-plagued Joyce denies top Nats job bid

BARNABY Joyce has refused to rule out that colleagues are pushing to topple Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack.

Meghan, Harry talk baby names

Meghan, Harry talk baby names

A STUDENT has asked the Duke and Duchess of Sussex the question we all want an answer to — what they are going to call their first born.

Why The Reject Shop fell apart

Why The Reject Shop fell apart

WE ALL love a bargain, but now one of our biggest discount chains is facing an uphill battle to survive. How on earth did it all go wrong?

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

Family say 'unnecessary force' used in teen arrests

WHAT started out as a straightforward operation went from “zero to 100”, according to one witness.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

‘Despicable’ bikie threat to elderly woman

premium_icon ‘Despicable’ bikie threat to elderly woman

A RECOVERING drug addict has been jailed for demanding money from a 72-year-old woman, threatening her that she would have to answer to bikies..

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