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Thu 24 Sep 2020

‘See you in court dog’: Man lunges with knife over debt

Premium Content ‘See you in court dog’: Man lunges with knife over debt

A man who lunged at someone who owed him money with a knife and slashed car tyres says he values his freedom after witnessing “confronting” incidents in jail.

Driver cops fine after furious note

Driver cops fine after furious note

A woman who begged parking inspectors not to give her “another $100 fine” was slapped with one anyway after her rude note.

Teacher’s insane tattoo transformation

Teacher’s insane tattoo transformation

Eight years ago he had no visible tattoos, but he now looks distinctly unrecognisable as he runs out of places to ink.

Famous rice brand ditches ‘racist’ name

Famous rice brand ditches ‘racist’ name

After 70 years, a popular rice product is changing its name and logo following backlash that accused the brand of racial stereotyping.

Woman sets petrol on fire outside Coast hotel

Premium Content Woman sets petrol on fire outside Coast hotel

Police are looking for a woman who poured petrol and set it alight outside a Coast hotel.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

A ski resort that hosted the Winter Olympics is changing its name at the end of the 2020 season because it’s derogatory to women.

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