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Sat 18 Jan 2020

’Jabba the Jihadi’ captured in Iraq

’Jabba the Jihadi’ captured in Iraq

An Islamic State leader, who has been dubbed ‘Jabba the Jihadi’, has been arrested in Iraq on Thursday.

VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

premium_icon VIDEO: Man rows boat down flooded Coast street

In unbelievable scenes following 300mm+ of rain overnight, a man has been seen rowing a boat down a flooded suburban street on the Gold Coast. WATCH THE VIDEO

Instagrammer jailed over single photo

Instagrammer jailed over single photo

An American-Russian influencer, who recently went on a trip to Egypt, wound up behind bars after posting an illegal photo on Instagram.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Bizarre 'train' conspiracy behind Australian bushfires

Bizarre 'train' conspiracy behind Australian bushfires

Thousands of Australians appear to believe lasers and exploding smart meters are being used to start fires to make way for a new train network.

Wardens have jail in the genes

premium_icon Wardens have jail in the genes

Working in the country’s hardest prison is a family affair for 26-year-old Patrick Irwin who is the fourth generation to patrol the corridors

The worst twin baby names of all time

The worst twin baby names of all time

"My eyes! Do the parents even like the names themselves? Ugh, I have a headache." Some of these combos have to be seen to be believed.

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