National News

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Schoolmates on trip of a lifetime missing, feared dead

Schoolmates on trip of a lifetime missing, feared dead

Two European schoolmates on the trip of a lifetime are missing, feared dead at a Port Macquarie beach.

RUSH HOUR: Man’s gross move on plane

RUSH HOUR: Man’s gross move on plane

A horrified young woman has described her flight from hell, after the man seated next to her began making himself a little too comfortable.

Best supermoon pics from around the world

Best supermoon pics from around the world

The night sky and social media lit up with incredible pictures of last night’s supermoon. Here’s some of the best.

Powerball jackpots to $30 million

Powerball jackpots to $30 million

As $30 million goes up for grabs in tomorrow’s Powerball draw, lotto officials have revealed the most frequently drawn numbers in the past eight months.

Code Brown: NSW Premier threatened with poo

Code Brown: NSW Premier threatened with poo

The NSW premier is the target of a bizarre protest over her stance on pill testing, and police are pulling out all the stops to prevent it.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Elderly woman stuck in ‘worst case of ambulance ramping’

Elderly woman stuck in ‘worst case of ambulance ramping’

AN elderly woman was forced to wait eight hours in an ambulance in what paramedics have described as the worst case of ramping ever seen in South Australia.

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

THE category 3 Cyclone Oma is powering up and bearing down on Queensland and NSW, and it’s already having a dramatic effect on the coast.

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

NSW paramedics helped grant a dying Sydney woman’s final wish come true, just days before she lost her battle to bowel cancer.

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

AN issue that plagued the government for years has been turned on its head amid claims “everyone who rents a house” will have to pay more.

Horror at creepy texts from cab driver

Horror at creepy texts from cab driver

SHE immediately contacted the company after telling the taxi driver to stop texting her but isn't satisfied with their response.

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

A graphic appendage on a toy lion bought in a Melbourne store has shocked a mum and her young family.

Parents' outrage over tricky public school fees

Parents' outrage over tricky public school fees

Busy parents are outraged after being tricked into thinking voluntary public school fees are in fact compulsory.

Sam Wood blasts Jetstar in stunning rant

Sam Wood blasts Jetstar in stunning rant

The former Bachelor has slammed the “incompetent” budget airline as he and wife Snezana were stranded at the airport with their kids.

Drunk flyer’s disgusting act

Drunk flyer’s disgusting act

Plane passengers were left horrified after a woman threw a tantrum when she was sat next to a child, causing her to lash out at other flyers.

Backpacker social media post turns ugly

Backpacker social media post turns ugly

A young backpacker’s innocent post looking for local farm work in New Zealand has taken a nasty turn.

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

A young Australian photographer was lucky not to lose a hand when a massive Great White shark took an interest in him.

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

A desperate search is under way after two missing backpackers’ belongings and their car were found at a beach on NSW’s mid-north coast.

Mental health staff promised for every school

Mental health staff promised for every school

Two dedicated mental health staff will be sent to every public high school in NSW under a state government plan to help young people struggling.

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

The original Mini is one of the most well known cars in the world and now it is back but what lies underneath will surprise you.

Duty-free items ripping you off

Duty-free items ripping you off

We all think duty-free prices are cheaper than outside the airport. But we’ve been fooled — especially on these popular but ridiculously overcharged products

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