National News

Tue 19 Jun 2018

‘Cult leader’ faces court over child sex abuse

premium_icon ‘Cult leader’ faces court over child sex abuse

THE leader of a cult-like group once based in Queensland – known to his disciples as “Taipan” – had a girl, 12, trained to act as his personal groomer.

Father’s anguish over son’s horror gym death

premium_icon Father’s anguish over son’s horror gym death

THE father of Ben Shaw, a Brisbane teenager killed after being pinned by a weight bar in a gym, speaks about the pride he had in his son.

Socceroos legend savagely burns radio host

Socceroos legend savagely burns radio host

FORMER professional footballer Mark Schwarzer has managed to break the heart of one of his most famous fans.

NRL star’s sex assault case in court

premium_icon NRL star’s sex assault case in court

COWBOYS forward Scott Bolton did not appear in court today to answer charges he indecently assaulted a 49-year-old woman.

Telstra hit by another mobile outage

Telstra hit by another mobile outage

TELSTRA customers are facing yet another mobile phone outage amid reports the company’s 3G and 4G networks are struggling to connect users.

Ex-student arrested after school threats

premium_icon Ex-student arrested after school threats

AN exclusive Gold Coast school will be patrolled by police officers and security guards after an ex-student was arrested following a series of online threats.

What our grief over Eurydice ignores

What our grief over Eurydice ignores

AS I sat down to write about the horrific murders of dozens of women this year, another chilling email landed in my inbox.

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