National News

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Flu crisis escalates after death in Darling Downs

premium_icon Flu crisis escalates after death in Darling Downs

HEALTH professionals are urging parents to vaccinate their children after a flu-related death in the Darling Downs has increased concerns.

Disabled teen dies in taxi, car crash

Disabled teen dies in taxi, car crash

An 18-year-old in a wheelchair has been killed in a crash involving a car and maxi-cab in Melbourne's southeast. Two other passengers were taken to hospital.

Shocking videos of when the Valley goes wild

premium_icon Shocking videos of when the Valley goes wild

Social media is being flooded with videos of the nasty side of Fortitude Valley, including brutal street fights, nudity and sex shop antics. WATCH THE VIDEO.

‘Complicated’ reason for no moon return

‘Complicated’ reason for no moon return

Landing on the moon was an extraordinary achievement but embarrassingly it’s one man has never topped. What’s been holding us back?

Decapitation horror: Murder accused 'can't wash off blood'

premium_icon Decapitation horror: Murder accused 'can't wash off blood'

Accused murderer Jessica Camilleri couldn’t wash the blood of herself, the 25-year-old has told a bail court. Warning: Disturbing.

US celebrates anniversary of moon landing

US celebrates anniversary of moon landing

Across the United States, thousands of people are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, from visiting the space centre to eating moon pies.

Seniors fight back against scammers

Seniors fight back against scammers

They’re seen as big targets for scammers because of their wealth and age, but senior Australians are getting better at resisting criminals chasing their money.

Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

premium_icon Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

Family grows to five after welcoming twins via donated eggs, after the age of 40.

How ‘FaceApp’ could find Maddie

How ‘FaceApp’ could find Maddie

THE hunt for missing Madeleine McCann could be boosted after FaceApp-style AI was used to reunite a Chinese man with his family 18 years after he was abducted.

Woman’s extraordinary meeting with Neil Armstrong

premium_icon Woman’s extraordinary meeting with Neil Armstrong

A Gold Coast woman who ended up sharing a glass of scotch with the first man on the moon says he was “gorgeous” — and even better looking than Ryan Gosling.

‘There’s a piece of the Gold Coast on the moon’

premium_icon ‘There’s a piece of the Gold Coast on the moon’

It was 50 years ago today that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon as hundreds of millions of people watched on.

Should first-home buyers wait for ScoMo’s scheme?

Should first-home buyers wait for ScoMo’s scheme?

THE PM’s scheme to help first-home buyers enter the market with 5 per cent deposits was an election promise. We asked experts whether it’s worth waiting for.

Reality star’s secret rehab fight

Reality star’s secret rehab fight

She’s one of the most followed models on Instagram. Now Lisa Rinna’s daughter Delilah Belle has opened up about her personal struggles.

Splendour 2019’s sexiest look yet

Splendour 2019’s sexiest look yet

It’s the last day of Splendour in the Grass and while it is known for it’s fashion, the outfits this year were more outrageous than ever.

Rapist, wife basher free to kill another

premium_icon Rapist, wife basher free to kill another

CONVICTED rapist Danny Ferguson had been on the run for a month while police dithered when he beat his new partner to death with an axe handle

Another celebrity chef sued over wages

Another celebrity chef sued over wages

Another high-end Aussie restaurant empire is being sued for allegedly underpaying a chef who worked gruelling 20-hour shifts.

Would you get a hair transplant from a taxi driver?

premium_icon Would you get a hair transplant from a taxi driver?

Balding Aussies are putting their lives at risk by flying to a particular country for cheap hair transplants, some performed by people with no medical training.

Recovering Inglis out of rehab

premium_icon Recovering Inglis out of rehab

Having spent a month in rehab following a three-day booze bender, former South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis is slowly putting his life back together.

Ben Cousins allegedly breaches bail

Ben Cousins allegedly breaches bail

The former AFL superstar’s fall from grace looks to have added its latest chapter with Ben Cousins fronting court over an alleged failed test.

Cocaine Cassie’s amazing transformation inside jail

premium_icon Cocaine Cassie’s amazing transformation inside jail

This is ‘Cocaine Cassie’ as you’ve never seen her before. She has turned her life around and changed her appearance as she prepares to apply for parole.

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