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Sat 30 May 2020

Fast-food farce: Restaurants say COVID-safe rules unworkable

premium_icon Fast-food farce: Restaurants say COVID-safe rules unworkable

Fast-food restaurants say unworkable COVID-safe rules are preventing them from reopening their dine-in areas. But the government says the rules will stay.

‘I see dead people,' says former cop turned MP

premium_icon ‘I see dead people,' says former cop turned MP

MP Llew O’Brien says he is so haunted by the faces of victims of horrific road accidents he attended as a country cop that he is taking medication.

Cops manning borders instead of protecting our kids

premium_icon Cops manning borders instead of protecting our kids

Some of the state’s most experienced officers, including child protection investigators and homicide detectives, are stuck on border duty, Police Union says.

Mystery as missing man’s car found 700km away

premium_icon Mystery as missing man’s car found 700km away

A missing Brisbane man’s car has been found more than 700km in remote Queensland.

Travel, dining restrictions likely to be eased within days

premium_icon Travel, dining restrictions likely to be eased within days

The Government is weighing up options to allow unfettered intrastate travel and increase patron numbers in clubs, pubs and restaurants.

Prison release drinks put CQ man back in jail

premium_icon Prison release drinks put CQ man back in jail

His lawyer told the court he was a ‘lovely guy until he’s on the grog’.

BRIGGSY’S BIRDS: Australia’s only stork is impressive

premium_icon BRIGGSY’S BIRDS: Australia’s only stork is impressive

The black-necked stork has to be the most spectacular of our waterbirds.

Extra fuel on the Suzuki Swift Sport fire

Extra fuel on the Suzuki Swift Sport fire

Tweaks to the cute and composed little Swift Sport add fuel to a fiery little customer.

Fri 29 May 2020

Carell’s new Netflix series starts tonight

Carell’s new Netflix series starts tonight

When you hear Steve Carell is reuniting with The Office’s Greg Daniels, that’s pretty exciting news. But can it live up to the hype?

Cop accused of sexual assault stood down

Cop accused of sexual assault stood down

The officer has been stood down pending the outcome of the sexual assault investigation.

Masterchef star’s shocking homophobic posts exposed

Masterchef star’s shocking homophobic posts exposed

MasterChef favourite Reynold Poernomo has apologised for comments in 2014 saying gay people should be “captured and put on an island”.

CNN reporter arrested live on air

CNN reporter arrested live on air

A reporter for CNN has been arrested live on air while reporting on protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd.

Boy, 12, charged over death of girl, 11

Boy, 12, charged over death of girl, 11

A 12-year-old boy who was allegedly driving a ute in far north Western Australia has been charged with killing 11-year-old Kimberley girl, Abbey Forrest.

‘COVID-19 like 9/11’: Aussies not coming home from New York

premium_icon ‘COVID-19 like 9/11’: Aussies not coming home from New York

Australians living in New York City – one of the epicentres for the coronavirus pandemic- reveal why they’re staying put for ‘a badge of honour’

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

As Minneapolis burns and police retreat, Donald Trump has vowed to send in the military and ‘start shooting’ if order isn’t restored.

Queensland Uni suspends pro-Hong Kong student activist

premium_icon Queensland Uni suspends pro-Hong Kong student activist

Drew Pavlou has been suspended by the University of Queensland for his protests in support of Hong Kong, in a move described as a ‘travesty of justice’.

$40 billion virus deficit bomb revealed

$40 billion virus deficit bomb revealed

The Morrison Government has revealed the massive cost of its coronavirus pandemic spending so far, and it’s expected to blow out even further.

The secret I’ve been keeping since high school

premium_icon The secret I’ve been keeping since high school

Mel Buttle was never a bad kid, but there’s a dark secret she’s been hiding for 20 years. She’s finally getting it off her chest.

Premier switches from ‘flattening curve’ to ‘eradication’?

premium_icon Premier switches from ‘flattening curve’ to ‘eradication’?

We all stayed home when there was a dire need to ‘flatten the curve’ of the coronavirus spread but with the Premier refusing to reopen the borders and economy

Sex offender given second chance at freedom

premium_icon Sex offender given second chance at freedom

A sex offender who dragged a woman from a busy Rockhampton street and attempted to rape her has been released from jail, despite breaching his supervision order.

PM shuts down further travel bubbles

PM shuts down further travel bubbles

As other countries angle to be part of the quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has other ideas.

FIRST LOOK: East Shores 1B nears finish line

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: East Shores 1B nears finish line

The finishing touches are being put on Gladstone’s new waterfront development.

Everything new to streaming next month

Everything new to streaming next month

From funny comedies to tense dramas, here’s what’s coming to 10 different streaming services in June. It’s a lot to take in.

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

A ranger returning to work in New Zealand has made a gruesome find inside the stomach of a feral cat caught in a trap during the coronavirus lockdown.

‘Basically stealing’: Shoppers’ sneaky tricks

‘Basically stealing’: Shoppers’ sneaky tricks

Some are clever, others obvious and many just gross. A supermarket manager has revealed what shoppers will do for a few a cents off their bill.

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