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Sat 15 Dec 2018

The day William Tyrrell vanished

The day William Tyrrell vanished

AT THE time William Tyrrell vanished he was playing a game of hide-and-seek with his sister. It’s a day that will be closely examined again.

Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

premium_icon Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

Australian James Ricketson refused to give up hope despite being crammed into a rat and cockroach-infested cell, his body covered in sores.

Four charged after shots fired at home

premium_icon Four charged after shots fired at home

FOUR people have been charged in relation to an incident where gunshots were allegedly fired at a home south of Brisbane.

Franchisee sues Domino’s for $6.1m

premium_icon Franchisee sues Domino’s for $6.1m

A QLD franchisee claims he was told his Domino’s store would make $100,000 a week. Last week it made just $34,000. Now he’s taking them to court.

Beach baby death: ‘Why wasn’t I at home?’

premium_icon Beach baby death: ‘Why wasn’t I at home?’

The aunt of a baby found washed up on a Gold Coast beach says she blames herself for the tragic death because she was at a concert.

Why these Santa photos need to stop

Why these Santa photos need to stop

A CHILD psychologist argues there is nothing funny about kids being anxious about sitting on Santa’s lap and they should be praised for refusing to join in.

Loved father left in morgue while son battled government

premium_icon Loved father left in morgue while son battled government

A TOWNSVILLE man’s dad lay in the hospital’s morgue for four months as he battled the State Government to get a religious burial for his father.

Maternity system at ‘crisis’ point

premium_icon Maternity system at ‘crisis’ point

Women giving birth in private hospitals has plunged, forcing hospitals to close maternity wards and pushing an extra 27,000 births a year into public hospitals.

Mia walking tall after year of heartache

premium_icon Mia walking tall after year of heartache

Like most little girls, Mia Wilkinson loves mermaids. But this five-year-old quadruple amputee’s mermaid wish was like no other.

Unpaid workers had to use credit cards to feed families

premium_icon Unpaid workers had to use credit cards to feed families

A QLD tour bus operator has been fined more than $160,000 after it admitted to underpaying workers by $43,000 and engaging in ‘sham contracting’.

Nima and Dawa amaze surgeons with rapid recovery

premium_icon Nima and Dawa amaze surgeons with rapid recovery

JUST weeks after their separation, formerly conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa Pelden have stunned surgeons as they stand, crawl and giggle.

Puopolo lauds Hawthorn's leadership pack

premium_icon Puopolo lauds Hawthorn's leadership pack

Despite being in the midst of pre-season without a captain, forward Paul Puopolo believes Hawthorn's leadership ranks are diverse and have plenty to offer

Fears for future after horror week

Fears for future after horror week

HIS public face is always confident and in control. But behind closed doors, US President Donald Trump is rightfully terrified.

Unexpected sell out in Aldi Dyson frenzy

Unexpected sell out in Aldi Dyson frenzy

DYSON vacuum cleaners were the big-ticket item at Aldi stores this morning, but surprisingly it was another item that people were scrambling for.

Terrifying Ashes hulk ‘heaviest ever’

Terrifying Ashes hulk ‘heaviest ever’

Shane Warne once labelled this England cricket star a “goober”. But he might be retracting that after peeking at his absurd Instagram account.

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

THEY'RE brand new “dream homes” perfect for Aussie families — but there’s an unexpected reason why these properties won’t sell.

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

UPDATE: Footage shows the damage done by Cyclone Owen as it moves across the north of Queensland destroying houses.

Golfer reaping the rewards from her study

premium_icon Golfer reaping the rewards from her study

Ballina golfer part of Elite Student Athlete program at Southern Cross University

Teen pizza delivery driver mugged on the job

premium_icon Teen pizza delivery driver mugged on the job

A teenage girl has been mugged while trying to deliver pizza to an address south of Brisbane in the early hours of this morning.

‘Manifestations’: Exorcism gone wrong

‘Manifestations’: Exorcism gone wrong

Joan Vollmer lived in a small rural community in Victoria when her personality started to change. Then, she was exorcised.

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

‘I think they will go to $55 by Christmas’

IF you’re after a few king prawns to put on your table this Christmas, you may need to dig a little deeper or change your lunch menu.

Kings Cross bodybuilder sold drugs to ‘avoid losing clients’

premium_icon Kings Cross bodybuilder sold drugs to ‘avoid losing clients’

A beefcake personal trainer who sold bodybuilding drugs because he was scared he’d lose clients in the competitive fitness ­industry has avoided a jail sentence

Miss Australia in Instagram scandal

Miss Australia in Instagram scandal

Just days before the Miss Universe finals, Miss Australia has been embroiled in a scandal called the “gossip ring of toxic mean girl behaviour”.

PIC EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic Sunshine Coast surf rescue

premium_icon PIC EXCLUSIVE: Dramatic Sunshine Coast surf rescue

A DRAMATIC rescue involving a tourist on the Sunshine Coast has given an early warning of the dangerous swells being whipped up by Queensland’s big weather.

Loving mother ‘didn’t see it coming’

Loving mother ‘didn’t see it coming’

The woman hit and killed by a truck this week has been remembered as a “bubbly”, devoted mum-of-four by her devastated family.

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