National News

Sat 16 Nov 2019

FIREYS POEM: ‘What the hell are we fighting for?’

FIREYS POEM: ‘What the hell are we fighting for?’

Toogoom rural firefighter Peter Byster wrote this poem after a long shift fighting the Kilkivan bushfire in Black Snake earlier this week.

Harmful everyday product we’re using

Harmful everyday product we’re using

Australians use these products every day but there is increasing evidence of the damage they could be doing to people’s health.

Qantas’ radical plan for economy flyers

Qantas’ radical plan for economy flyers

Aussie travellers could soon be getting direct flights to London and New York – and if it happens, get ready for some big changes to economy.

Trump’s confidante found guilty over lies

Trump’s confidante found guilty over lies

Roger Stone – Donald Trump’s close ally – has been found guilty on all charges in a case that revealed new details of the 2016 campaign and WikiLeaks.

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

‘Absolute rubbish’: Code War ends in farce

Australia has reacted to the anticlimactic end to one of the most anticipated fights in recent memory, which left no one happy with the result.

Kookaburra killer cops maximum fine

Kookaburra killer cops maximum fine

A man who ripped the head off a pub’s beloved pet kookaburra in public has copped the maximum fine possible for his actions.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Insider spills about ‘free’ upgrades

Insider spills about ‘free’ upgrades

A former airline gate agent has revealed the kinds of people who typically score flight upgrades and why you’ve probably never had any luck.

Incredible footage of whale with surfers

Incredible footage of whale with surfers

Incredible footage shows the moment a massive and curious whale swims directly through a group of oblivious surfers.

How to find the perfect property location

How to find the perfect property location

Who knew the local barista could be an important person when listing your home on the property market?

Sydney woman kept two sex slaves

Sydney woman kept two sex slaves

Two Thai women were forced into sex work and kept in a Sydney ‘prison’ in appalling conditions. Today, their captor was jailed.

Dark side of paradise where teen is missing

Dark side of paradise where teen is missing

Locals say celebrity playground Byron Bay has a dark side of drugs, violence and homeless “psychos” which may have swallowed up missing backpacker Theo Hayez.

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

WATCH: Meet Dexter, the dog that can ski

“I see people look twice when Dexter is out in the water … when we’re going past the shacks, people cheer,” she said.

Worker sacked over Hitler meme

Worker sacked over Hitler meme

An employee of BP has been sacked after he shared a meme online comparing his employer to Adolf Hitler. Now, he’s fighting the decision.

Twist after couple checks into Bali hotel

Twist after couple checks into Bali hotel

An Australian couple holidaying in Bali made a surprising discovery when they returned to their hotel after a trip to the beach.

Aussie neighbours feud over 'monstrosity' in yard

Aussie neighbours feud over 'monstrosity' in yard

Aussie man Branko Soda returned from a holiday to find a “monstrosity” had popped up within touching distance of his verandah.

Bikini model’s ‘real’ body photo stuns fans

Bikini model’s ‘real’ body photo stuns fans

Aussie influencer Ariella Nyssa has shared several “real” bikini snaps with fellow swimwear model Karina Irby — and fans are loving them.

‘Flashing warning sign’ of tradie recession

‘Flashing warning sign’ of tradie recession

For years, there has been one sure sign construction was booming – but in June this year, something changed, and tradies will pay the price.

New dads’ get honest on fatherhood

New dads’ get honest on fatherhood

You’ll soon know every word by The Wiggles and you can forget about sex. These four dads talk straight about what fatherhood is really like.

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Moments after a sexual “rendezvous” with his aunt, a young man was shot several times by his uncle who had “lay in wait” outside his house.

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Brisbane Broncos have released a bizarre statement about players’ diets after a report emerged saying Darius Boyd was spruiking veganism.

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