TAFE manages to screen short films

Lismore TAFE recovers from flood to screen short films this week

Traffic flowing after six car crash on highway

It's believed up to six cars were involved in a crash on the Bruxner Highway and Cowlong Road intersection.

Emergency services are rushing to the scene of the crash

Free samples of local food and drinks at Ballina

The Ballina Visitor Information Centre will establish a Tasting Table for local food and beverage producers to showcase their Northern Rivers made products.

Want to try some delicious Northern Rivers produce?

G'bah psychic wins $50,000 on TV show

Goonellabah psychic Joan Miller was a winner on Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

Spirits don't help you "otherwise I would have gone for the million”

Take That in Byron: They want you back for good

BACK IN THE DAY: British pop band Take That salute the audience, after performing live at the British music industry's Brit Awards 1996. It was reportedly the last public performance for the band.

What did this boy band get up to on the Northern Rivers recently?

The zoning issue that's worrying Northern Rivers landowners

People are keen to find out more about the new Environmental (E) zone review process that is currently under way.

"It is important to minimise misunderstandings”

JAILED: Nimbin lane boy sentenced for cannabis supply

Lismore Court House. Photo Cathy Adams / The Northern Star

Judge said he should have "mended his ways” after prior convictions

Labor, Greens will have to play catch up: OPINION

Lismore MP Thomas George, Austin Curtin and his wife with NSW Nationals' leader John Balilaro, on Saturday.

The Nationals now have plenty of time to promote their candidate

Dreaded Christmas tradition: The family newsletter

No-one wants to hear about your perfect family in the form of the annual Christmas newsletter.

Who's interested in reading about a four-year-old's musical talents?

PHOTOS: Toonumbar Dam access road official opening

MP Kevin Hogan and Kyogle mayor Danielle Mulholland look at the upgrade of the Toonumbar Dam access road.

New road to improve opportunities for locals

Flow Hive team launches new venture

POLLINATOR HOUSE: Flow Hive's new product, the .

All profits go to habitat protection

Ikea has finally arrived in Lismore (sort of)

You no longer have to go to Brisbane for Ikea - the furniture giant has opened a collection point in Lismore.

Shop online and collect from Lismore

Could the Northern Rivers be a solar superpower?

Could the Northern Rivers become a solar superpower?

Northern Rivers identified as "the rooftop solar capital of NSW"

REVEALED: Best products of the year in 46 categories

The 2018 Product of the Year winners, as voted by 13,000 Aussie consumers.

Best baby products, coffee, chocolate, household items and more

Plans for servo to reopen in Lismore

Work is under way at the Shell service station in Dawson St, Lismore.

Fuel station went under water during the March flood

NEW COFFEE SHOP: Ballina espresso bar opens its doors

FULL OF BEANS: Old Quarter Coffee Merchants was recently opened in Ballina Industrial Estate by two Tintenbar locals, Yosir Le Cerf and Amelia Hicks.

New coffee business promotes ethical practice

The problem with incognito mode

Google Chrome’s incognito mode doesn’t stop your boss seeing what you’re browsing

Browsing the web in incognito mode doesn’t give you privacy


It's used to buy drugs and child porn, are we being sucked in?

Australia’s deadly workplace crisis

Australia is facing a major mental health crisis. Picture: NASA imagery

“Everything was closing down, the sound was muffled."

Youngest self-made billionaire

Stripe co-founder John Collison.

“I remember saying to Patrick ‘how hard can it be?"

Mix of investments will generally perform better

If you are a couple and you have a million dollars invested (that may sound a lot but it is very little if it has to last for the rest of your life and you live 30 years or more), then for a million dollars you only receive $26,000 a year in interest and inflation makes sure you lose another 2-2.5 per cent in buying power.

Just how safe are term deposits and super safe investments?

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

29-31 Wyuna Drive Noosaville Qld 4566

Eight-digit deal secures slice of elite Noosa real estate

RETRO LETTER: 'Married women shouldn't work'

IN THE first of a regular series, we're sharing letters to the NewsMail from bygone eras.

Has Christmas been banned at our schools? LETTER

Has Christmas been banned at our schools?

"Have the do-gooders won in taking away our fun?"

NBN will present the elderly with headache

WHERE'S THE NET: A worker laying down fibre optic cable as part of the NBN rollout.

Basic service will cost NBN less than the cost of cup of coffee

Who should pay to build toilets at popular waterfall?

Killen Falls at Tintenbar.

"Totally unfair" for ratepayers to bear the full burden: Councillor

premium_icon BOLT: Why Muslims’ No vote is no mystery

The Left has refused to admit that Muslims were against the Yes vote.

Don’t mention Muslims. Blame only Catholics.

SOAPBOX: Dildo claims a bigger problem than Dickson thinks

Steve Dickson MP and Pauline Hanson MP One Nation election commitments.

Why has Steve Dickson waited until now to air these allegations?

Admiring beauty when you see it

You don't have to be of the opposite sex to someone to give them a compliment. Be generous. Be kind.

Is it okay for older women to admire young men?

premium_icon Students treated over ‘science experiment’ gone wrong

STUDENTS at a high school in Sydney’s inner west are being treated for chemical exposure after a science experiment reportedly went wrong this morning.

premium_icon Two dead, woman critical after fiery crash

The horrific scene after last night’s crash near Condobolin. Source: TNV

Two passengers in the sedan, a man and a woman, died at the scene

TWO YEARS CLEAN: Former ice addict revisits dark past

Patrick Smith - back in Grafton for the first time in two years talking about his journey out of ice addiction.

Patrick Smith vows to never again let drugs control his life

Still cold in November: Where's the warm weather?

Prevention is often better than a cure and there are alternatives to pharmaceuticals.

It's almost summer, but some of us are still wearing jumpers

'Significant' drug operation to run for a week

Police conducting a drug operation.

“Significant operation" involves a large amount of resources

Baby, man, 90 taken to hospital after house fire

A 3-month old baby and a 90-year-old man were transported to hospital following a house fire in Coffs Harbour.

Investigations underway following fire on weekend

AIRBNB: $550 fines for hosts as obscure law re-discovered

Lesley Jegen believes Airbnb has had a negative impact on her unit block in Tamarama. Picture: Danny Aarons/AAP

A LITTLE-USED legal provision could be used to put the squeeze on owners

"Just a little bit" is how you kill children

Baby Aya

No, my dairy intolerant daughter can't have 'just a little bit'

Video reveals barrister in sex act

Tina Huang alleges well-known lawyer Charles Waterstreet showed her a video of himself engaged in a sex act during her job interview.

Barrister allegedly creeped on young female job applicant

November heatwave a 150-year record

Hot for this time of year: Southern Australia is getting an early taste of summer. Picture: Thinkstock

If it feels unseasonably hot, that’s because it is

Macca's $1 billion shopping list

SHOPPING LIST: How much beef does McDonald's need for its Australian restaurants?

McDonald's restaurants required 25.3 million kilograms of beef

Merkel says a return to polls is better than a minority

German Chancellor and chair of the Christian Democratic Party, Angela Merkel, right, and the chairman of the Christian Social Union state group, Alexander Dobrindt, arrive for a faction meeting at the German Federal Parliament, the Bundestag.

She tried to form a coalition with the liberal FDP and the Greens

Woman shocked by 3m snake in bedroom

Susie the dog and Jan Nielson heard noises under her bed and discovered a 3m python in her bedroom at her Trinity Park home. PICTURE: STEWART McLEAN

A woman received the fright of her life

‘F**king Australians’: Brit’s brutal tirade

UK satirist Jonathan Pie doesn’t hold back in his latest video.

The video has been watched more than 250,000 times.

Funny fail as stadium implodes

The Georgia Dome is destroyed in a scheduled implosion. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The reaction was as good as the mistake

Mortified JT ‘didn’t leave the house for two weeks’

Johnathan Thurston at the World Cup opener.

“Hopefully I’ll get another opportunity to right the wrongs there.”

American’s ultimate Aussie sin

Darren Rovell knows how to upset an entire country.

An American sports figure has committed the ultimate Aussie sin

‘Nudity, groping’: TV heavyweight suspended

Charlie Rose attends the 2017 Time 100 Gala.

Charlie Rose says he is “deeply embarrassed”

Star’s chilling encounter with Charles Manson

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has revealed his chilling encounter with the late Charles Manson. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

“Hearing Charles Manson is dead, I shuddered."

Lost ‘alien’ asteroid observed by astronomers

An artist's impression of the first interstellar asteroid: Oumuamua. This unique object was discovered on 19 October 2017 by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii.

Asteroid shaped like a cigar has entered our solar system

'Be my sugar baby': Man's sickening request to teen

David Joseph Perren leaves court after pleading guilty to using the internet to procure a child under 16.

The man knew her age, but that didn't deter him

Letter taunts FBI: ‘Knew I wouldn’t be caught’

The bureau announced it's "exhaustively reviewed all credible leads" during its 45-year investigation.

Investigators remain baffled by hijacking of a US plane 46 years ago

Noosa trainer's 'car exercises' to fight our lazy lifestyle

Noosa personal trainer Dmitri Simons demonstrates the "Seatbelt Flys".

No gym membership? No worries - all you need is a vehicle.

No winners in Trump-LaVar Ball feud

President Trump is no fan of LaVar Ball.

Sport's most obnoxious dad is going head to head with Trump

Man’s love-bait relationship with saltie

The saltwater croc named Nike at Bawaka homeland in East Arnhem Land is being treated as a pet.

“Crocodiles are extremely unpredictable...''

‘Pathetic’: Ellen’s worst prank ever

ELLEN loves to scare and surprise the celebs that come on her talk show. This time around, it backfired spectacularly.

Cameraman dies filming car stunt

A cameraman who previously worked on Game of Thrones has died, filming a stunt for the BBC.

The man worked on Game of Thrones and James Bond.

Meghan Markle’s $266m royal impact

Meghan Markle could be the next addition to the Royal family amid speculation about a pending engagement to Prince Harry. Picture: Andrew Toth/Getty Images

The royal effect is estimated to provide £200 million (A$350) to the UK economy

Brilliant new movie you can stream now

Mudbound’s breathtaking cinematography was lensed by Rachel Morrison.

You can stream this Oscar contender tonight or anytime you want.

First look at 2018 season of My Kitchen Rules

Two new contestants set to make their debut on My Kitchen Rules in 2018.

A FRESH batch of home cooks fawn over Manu in new MKR trailer.

Kim Kardashian ‘fires’ longtime assistant

Kim Kardashian has reportedly fired her assistant Stephanie Shepherd. Picture: Instagram

Stephanie Shepherd has been cut loose.

Sacked Ten EP: ‘Passion was my downfall’

Studio 10’s executive producer Rob McKnight has been let go from the network.

Studio 10 executive producer Rob McKnight leaves Channel 10.