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Mon 16 Dec 2019

Twist in $200 million crypto scam

Twist in $200 million crypto scam

A widow has been left heartbroken by an attempt to dig up her husband, who was holding almost $200 million when he “died”.

Teen crash victim named as family starts funeral fundraiser

premium_icon Teen crash victim named as family starts funeral fundraiser

THE family of a teen boy killed in a CQ car crash has started a fundraiser to help cover funeral costs.

Injured groom’s extended stay in hospital

premium_icon Injured groom’s extended stay in hospital

Surgical complications have dashed the hopes of a Cairns groom hoping to be released from hospital after a near fatal bucks night accident.

Schoolyard assaults go through the roof

premium_icon Schoolyard assaults go through the roof

Shocking new data has revealed students as young as Year 1 are being suspended for assaults, as the number of attacks on school grounds skyrocket.

Uber driver feared death as he was bashed with metal bat

premium_icon Uber driver feared death as he was bashed with metal bat

An Uber driver believes he would have been killed if he had not fought back when a man attacked him with a metal baseball bat during a routine work night.

House deck ‘alight’ in Tannum Sands

premium_icon House deck ‘alight’ in Tannum Sands

EMERGENCY services were called to a house fire at Tannum Sands yesterday morning.

Rebel’s weight loss on ‘uncomfortable’ set

Rebel’s weight loss on ‘uncomfortable’ set

Rebel Wilson has revealed that she shed more than 3kg in four days on the sweltering set of Cats that was kept at 37 degrees.

‘Tragic loss for the aviation industry’: Pilots mourned

premium_icon ‘Tragic loss for the aviation industry’: Pilots mourned

The passenger of a tragic double fatal plane crash in Mareeba has been remembered by friends as a skilled aviator and “really good bloke”.

'Prison ship': Furious dad slams volcano tragedy cruise line

'Prison ship': Furious dad slams volcano tragedy cruise line

A furious dad has ripped into Royal Caribbean, saying the cruise line handled the volcano tragedy and welfare of its customers "terribly".

Judge's strange act brings court to screeching halt

premium_icon Judge's strange act brings court to screeching halt

The long running matter against former Cairns barrister Anthony Mirotsos hit a snag after a judge’s unusual act.

Builder cops blistering bill for unpaid fees

premium_icon Builder cops blistering bill for unpaid fees

A Qld building company has been ordered to cough up an eye-watering sum of money to a subcontractor after a failed legal bid.

Netflix comedy about Jesus sparks outrage

Netflix comedy about Jesus sparks outrage

A Netflix Christmas special from a YouTube comedy group has offended more than a million Christians by depicting Jesus as gay.

Mum’s angry parking note to ‘idiot’ driver

Mum’s angry parking note to ‘idiot’ driver

An Aussie mum has let rip at an “idiot” driver in a furious note after discovering her car was “blocked” in at a shopping centre.

UPDATE: Mount Maria bushfore could get worse

UPDATE: Mount Maria bushfore could get worse

QFES advises there is a bushfire burning in difficult terrain at Mount Maria and conditions could get worse.

'Fake Justin Bieber' child sex accused in court

premium_icon 'Fake Justin Bieber' child sex accused in court

A Brisbane law lecturer charged with 900 offences - including posing as pop star Justin Bieber online - received a brief mention in court.

IN COURT: 99 people listed to appear in Gladstone today

premium_icon IN COURT: 99 people listed to appear in Gladstone today

Here is a list of everyone who has been listed to appear in court today, December 16.

Iconic jeweller must pay ex-staffer $270k over incident

premium_icon Iconic jeweller must pay ex-staffer $270k over incident

A frightening incident in which a staff member was left physically and emotionally scarred has resulted in an iconic jewellery chain being ordered to pay $270,000.

Volcano ship returns as three more Aussies confirmed dead

premium_icon Volcano ship returns as three more Aussies confirmed dead

The cruise ship at the centre of the White Island volcano eruption has arrived back into Sydney, as NZ police race against time to locate the final two victims.

Buzz: Why Bunnies are best option for Latrell

premium_icon Buzz: Why Bunnies are best option for Latrell

Latrell Mitchell is hoping to secure a cross-city move to the Sydney Roosters’ biggest rivals, and could take a big pay cut to make it happen.

Australia needs to Marie Kondo its school curriculum

premium_icon Australia needs to Marie Kondo its school curriculum

With subjects like dance and tourism now being offered, it seems school is no longer about teaching children what they need to know.

Climate change hysterics need a lesson in history

premium_icon Climate change hysterics need a lesson in history

Bushfires are nothing new in the land of “droughts and flooding rain”. What is relatively new, though, is cult panic attributing everything to climate change.

The problem with taking advice from adventure guides

premium_icon The problem with taking advice from adventure guides

Many travellers may have thought a trip to White Island seemed safe. After all, if the tour operators were confident, surely that’s good enough, right?

Privacy guru surrenders to police

premium_icon Privacy guru surrenders to police

World-renowned privacy guru Simon Davies surrenders to police and threatens to adversely name “powerful people” trying to stop global privacy movement.

Test ratings: Starc and Labuschagne key to Aussie success

premium_icon Test ratings: Starc and Labuschagne key to Aussie success

It was all smiles for Marnus Labuschagne and Mitchell Starc but, despite the victory, there are no guarantees all players will be there for the Boxing Day Test.

How Aussie FBI-trained ‘Mindhunter’ caught a rapist

premium_icon How Aussie FBI-trained ‘Mindhunter’ caught a rapist

She is one of few Australians to have trained at the FBI Academy featured in The Silence of the Lambs, and has cracked some of the biggest cases in Australia.

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