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Thu 22 Oct 2020

Wife killer John Chardon dies in jail

Premium Content Wife killer John Chardon dies in jail

John Chardon, who was last year convicted of the manslaughter of his wife Novy, has died at Wolston jail following a ‘medical incident’.

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his career.

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Coronavirus cases have doubled in Sweden in just three weeks as the wheels fall off the country’s vaunted approach to tackling COVID-19.

Bad Girls Advice creator drove drunk with kids in car

Premium Content Bad Girls Advice creator drove drunk with kids in car

The creator of the secret women-only Facebook group Bad Girls Advice has been caught drink-driving with her two children in the car.

138 lots, 11 superlots: Major development on the table

Premium Content 138 lots, 11 superlots: Major development on the table

BALLINA Shire Council has two big decisions to make on this proposed residential estate.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Mystery infection that could derail vaccine

Mystery infection that could derail vaccine

Daniel Andrews has confirmed a mystery Victorian appears to have caught COVID twice, with dire consequences for the entire country.

ABC journo’s ‘error in judgment’

ABC journo’s ‘error in judgment’

A top ABC boss has labelled a journalist’s politically-charged tweet blasting Scott Morrison a ‘mistake’ during a Senate Estimates grilling.

Family of nine dies after eating noodles

Family of nine dies after eating noodles

Nine members of a Chinese family have been wiped out eating a popular noodle dish which unbeknown to them had spoiled, turning deadly.

Disaster as Aussie jobs ‘evaporate’

Disaster as Aussie jobs ‘evaporate’

New data shows there was a stark drop in jobs when JobKeeper was reduced – and there’s one type of business in particular that’s dumping their staff.

Barilaro: ‘I worry about Gladys’s mental health’

Premium Content Barilaro: ‘I worry about Gladys’s mental health’

Deputy Premier John Barilaro says he has been given the green light to get back to work by his doctors but now says he’s worried about the Premier.

‘Everyone loved him’: Tributes after death of golf champ

Premium Content ‘Everyone loved him’: Tributes after death of golf champ

Queensland’s golfing community is devastated by the loss of PGA golfer turned ‘incredible coach’ Don Fardon, who has died, aged 57.

NRL grants Fittler COVID exemption — with a catch

Premium Content NRL grants Fittler COVID exemption — with a catch

NSW coach Brad Fittler has held top level discussions with the NRL in recent weeks to determine how he can temporarily leave the Blues’ bubble.

NRL’s emotional grand final ring tribute

Premium Content NRL’s emotional grand final ring tribute

The NRL grand final rings are here and ready to be handed out to the winners, but this year’s versions will carry special significance.

How to beat bank deposit interest rates

Premium Content How to beat bank deposit interest rates

As the Commonwealth Bank slashed interest rates on savings accounts for the sixth time this year, frustrated Aussies are looking at alternatives

Final squad: Most inexperienced team in Maroons history

Premium Content Final squad: Most inexperienced team in Maroons history

Queensland look set to field the most inexperienced team in State of Origin history, with Wayne Bennett adding three more debutants to his final Maroons squad.

Why millennials aren't coping with everyday life

Why millennials aren't coping with everyday life

New research from headspace has shown the pandemic has taken a heavy toll on young people and left them worse at “dealing with life”.

Former uni student allegedly funding al-Qaeda

Premium Content Former uni student allegedly funding al-Qaeda

A former uni student is allegedly financing al-Qaeda, the US Gov says. This is how ASIO and the AFP responded, raiding his home, and where they are looking next

‘Sickening’: Qld dad stranded for months in UK

Premium Content ‘Sickening’: Qld dad stranded for months in UK

A dad who travelled to the UK to care for his dying father faces missing his son’s 18th birthday because months later he’s still unable to get a flight home.

Motorbike rider killed in horror crash near Kyogle

Premium Content Motorbike rider killed in horror crash near Kyogle

A MAN in his 60s has died after his motorbike collided with a van.

‘Powerhouse’: First reviews of new iPhone

‘Powerhouse’: First reviews of new iPhone

We’re days away from the new iPhone going on sale in Australia, so should you upgrade to Apple’s latest and greatest or wait?

Bubble may expand before border reopens to NSW

Premium Content Bubble may expand before border reopens to NSW

Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles says a series of factors will come into the decision on when the state reopens its border to NSW.

Fans lose it at iconic show’s return

Fans lose it at iconic show’s return

Who saw this coming? Seven just unveiled its 2021 line-up – and one iconic Aussie show is back after a 12-year absence.

Burgess’s move against wife Phoebe

Burgess’s move against wife Phoebe

Sam Burgess has asked a court to take action against his wife Phoebe over drug and domestic violence allegations levelled at the former NRL star.

Armed man shot by cops, woman arrested

Armed man shot by cops, woman arrested

An armed man has been shot and a woman has been arrested in a dramatic police operation on the NSW central coast this morning.

Court hears of ‘horrible scene’ after dog was shot

Premium Content Court hears of ‘horrible scene’ after dog was shot

A MAN charged over the incident, which resulted in the dog being euthanased, has given evidence in his hearing.

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