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Tue 21 Aug 2018

’His 26th birthday became a death sentence’

’His 26th birthday became a death sentence’

LITTLE did Alex Smith know that his 26th birthday would also be his death sentence, after failing to be able to afford the one drug he needed to live.

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

Man survives deadly stonefish sting

The 50-year-old's blood pressure hit a terrifying 198 over 116

Connolly hits back at claims about his health

Connolly hits back at claims about his health

BILLY Connolly has firmly denied Sir Michael Parkinson’s claims that he no longer recognises close friends, calling the TV host a “daft old fart”.

Coles customer’s $172k phone call

Coles customer’s $172k phone call

AN APPEALS court has slashed a slip-and-fall payout after finding the customer was partially at fault.

ROLLING COVERAGE: State moves to sack Ipswich City Council

ROLLING COVERAGE: State moves to sack Ipswich City Council

TODAY is expected to be the final day Ipswich councillors will remain in their roles.

Federer hunting historic win after 10-year drought

Federer hunting historic win after 10-year drought

ROGER Federer last won the US Open in 2008, and the Swiss maestro is acutely aware the clock is ticking on his chances.

Chilling twist in family murder case

Chilling twist in family murder case

HE ADMITTED to burying his pregnant wife and stuffing their daughters in an oil tank but claims something made him snap.

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

The 35 who turned on Turnbull

THE prime minister has to face the reality that 35 members of his own government don’t support him. Who are they?

Mental health unit evacuated after fire

Mental health unit evacuated after fire

CAIRNS Hospital’s mental health unit has been evacuated following a small fire that broke out in the ward.

Why another vote is imminent

Why another vote is imminent

MALCOLM Turnbull has won the battle, but not the war. You should expect another challenge from Peter Dutton soon.

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Senators fire up in tense abortion debate

Senators fire up in tense debate over Queensland abortion law reform

Nude man spotted flashing workers

Nude man spotted flashing workers

OFFICE workers have been getting an eyeful with a man regularly baring all in front of an uncovered window. Now someone has dobbed him in.

Rich couple’s bitter nightmare divorce

Rich couple’s bitter nightmare divorce

THEY lived a life of wealth and luxury. But then their marriage went to ruins, and a nightmare divorce soon followed.

Turnbull: "They don't like us being focused on ourselves"

Turnbull: "They don't like us being focused on ourselves"

UPDATE: Turnbull has told the press Australians don't like it when the party focuses on itself, saying the party room has "confirmed" his leadership.

Send a personal farewell message to JT here

Send a personal farewell message to JT here

WITH just two games left in Johnathan Thurston’s career, News Corp Australia is celebrating the great man and you can too by leaving him a personal message right...

Right-wing activist heading to Australia

Right-wing activist heading to Australia

MILO Yiannopoulos, Lauren Southern — now Gavin McInnes is the latest right-wing activist to set his sights on Australia.

Stars shock on VMAs pink carpet

Stars shock on VMAs pink carpet

IT’S that time of year again for the MTV VMAs aka the most outrageous Hollywood awards ceremony of the year. These are the best and worst dressed celebs.

BRUTAL: Tourist punched, kicked in the head

BRUTAL: Tourist punched, kicked in the head

AGNES checked into a hostel while exploring a popular destination. But her life will never be the same again after that night.

Animal rights activists push for rollover memorial

Animal rights activists push for rollover memorial

Toowoomba animals rights activists have said they want to set up a make-shift memorial for the cattle killed in yesterday’s truck rollover in Rangeville.

Red Bull reveals Ricciardo’s replacement

Red Bull reveals Ricciardo’s replacement

AFTER weeks of speculation F1 racing team Red Bull has decided who will fill the vacancy left by Daniel Ricciardo’s shock defection to Renault.

Holden to invest $120m in local jobs

Holden to invest $120m in local jobs

GENERAL motors has confirmed Australia will help spearhead future global electric and driverless cars.

Looking after the locals

Looking after the locals

Maranoa Regional Council mayor Tyson Golder tells Commerce Roma how his organisation supports local businesses.

Dor to Melbourne Cup opens

Dor to Melbourne Cup opens

AUSTRALIAN Bloodstock’s Luke Murrell was still trying to come to terms with the acquisition of one of Europe’s top stayers Torcedor for the Melbourne Cup.

‘Grow a pair’: Kochie explodes at Pyne

‘Grow a pair’: Kochie explodes at Pyne

A SENIOR minister went on Sunrise to stick up for Malcolm Turnbull. He wasn’t expecting this explosion from David Koch.

Kids messing up house is different the second time around

Kids messing up house is different the second time around

I've realised a tidy home can't match the delight and joy I get out of a visit from the grandchildren.

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