National News

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Man found face down in water at Bondi

Man found face down in water at Bondi

A man has been found floating face down in the water at Sydney’s Bondi Beach and rushed to hospital in a critical condition.

Third jailed over $29 million coke cruise

Third jailed over $29 million coke cruise

A third cruise ship conspirator has been jailed after a failed plot to smuggle cocaine into Australia with a porn star and an escort.

Tributes pour in for surfer after tragedy

premium_icon Tributes pour in for surfer after tragedy

TRIBUTES are flowing for a long-serving firefighter and passionate surfer who died in the water this morning.

Sylvia to ‘follow Karl out the door’

Sylvia to ‘follow Karl out the door’

Speculation is mounting that Today newsreader Sylvia Jeffreys will depart the struggling show, hot on the heels of Karl and Peter Stefanovic.

Search for mystery ‘hero’ who saved surfer’s life

premium_icon Search for mystery ‘hero’ who saved surfer’s life

FORMER Titan’s boss Michael Searle is desperate to meet the mysterious hero who pulled his unconscious son out of the surf after a bad wipeout yesterday.

Karl Stefanovic has been dumped from the Today show

Karl Stefanovic has been dumped from the Today show

The Today show drama has escalated with a report that Karl Stefanovic could be shafted from Channel 9’s troubled breakfast show as soon as today.

Karl Stefanovic dumped from Today after crisis talks

premium_icon Karl Stefanovic dumped from Today after crisis talks

KARL Stefanovic will not be returning to breakfast TV in 2019.

Cronulla threatens legal fight with NRL

Cronulla threatens legal fight with NRL

CRONULLA has announced it will have two head coaches in 2019 as they made a dramatic response to the NRL’s staggering $800,000 punishment.

US government’s ridiculous avo warning

US government’s ridiculous avo warning

It’s no secret Americans have a weird relationship with food. But the US government’s latest advice when it comes to avocados is downright insane.

Snake bite spike leaves nine in hospital

premium_icon Snake bite spike leaves nine in hospital

Nine people have been hospitalised in a single day following a spike in snake bites.

Prison strike ultimatum after officer bashing

premium_icon Prison strike ultimatum after officer bashing

PRISON officers across the state are threatening to walk off the job in a matter of days if the government fails to address a list of demands sent.

‘Active leads’ in William Tyrrell case

‘Active leads’ in William Tyrrell case

An inquest into the three-year-old’s disappearance has heard that, based on current evidence, it’s not possible to conclude William Tyrrell is dead.

Transgender ex-prisoner loses discrimination case

premium_icon Transgender ex-prisoner loses discrimination case

A transgender ex-prisoner who claimed a state correctional centre discriminated against her, by constantly referring to her as “him’’ has lost her case.

Drastic move as home loan risk shifts

Drastic move as home loan risk shifts

Australia’s banking regulator is backtracking on a cap it introduced on risky loans, but there are concerns it’s making the wrong move.

Pascoe banned over Farah deal

premium_icon Pascoe banned over Farah deal

Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe has been sensationally de-registered by the NRL over alleged breaches of the salary cap.

Most repulsive children’s toy this Christmas

Most repulsive children’s toy this Christmas

Society’s obsession with pimple popping has gone too far. This children’s toy is one of the most disturbing things we’ve ever seen.

NSW minister will quit politics

NSW minister will quit politics

Pru Goward has announced she will retire from politics at the next NSW election, the second minister to do so.

Accused murderer Chris Dawson’s other family

Accused murderer Chris Dawson’s other family

Accused wife murderer Chris Dawson has a third family who has had to live with the legacy of Lyn Dawson’s disappearance.

‘Shocked’ retort to damning Farah scandal

‘Shocked’ retort to damning Farah scandal

Wests Tigers CEO Justin Pascoe has been deregistered as the NRL took drastic action when the club was rocked by a salary cap scandal.

Dawson jail release delayed

Dawson jail release delayed

Chris Dawson has not walked from jail as delays in securing his $1.5 million release hold up prison bosses.

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