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Wed 21 Apr 2021

Cop shoots girl dead on Chauvin verdict day

Cop shoots girl dead on Chauvin verdict day

A Black girl, 16, has been shot dead by a police officer in Ohio, just as the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial was handed down. WARNING: Graphic

Fears mutant virus spread in Sydney hotel

Fears mutant virus spread in Sydney hotel

Health authorities are rushing to trace the possible transmission of a mutant strain of coronavirus after three people in Sydney hotel quarantine became ill.

Horrific map exposes Australia’s violence shame

Horrific map exposes Australia’s violence shame

Australians have been devastated by the tragic death of Kelly Wilkinson – but a map has shown how bad the issue of domestic violence truly is.

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

The New Zealand cleaner who tested positive for COVID-19 this week also worked on planes bound for Australia, it’s been revealed.

No bail for tradie accused of running over landlord

Premium Content No bail for tradie accused of running over landlord

A 27-year-old Caboolture tradie accused of running over his landlord while high on ice will remain behind bars until his next court appearance.

Sick and twisted dad’s year of raping his teen daughter

Premium Content Sick and twisted dad’s year of raping his teen daughter

A court has heard gut-churning details about a man who raped and assaulted his daughter 10 times in a year.

Anzac Day Brisbane: What’s open, Dawn Service, parade times

Anzac Day Brisbane: What’s open, Dawn Service, parade times

Looking to attend the Dawn Service? Here’s what you need to know about what’s open and service schedules in Brisbane this Anzac Day weekend.

Stitch the tiny lizard survives intricate heart surgery

Premium Content Stitch the tiny lizard survives intricate heart surgery

A one-week-old lizard has become one of the smallest patients to undergo surgery at a Queensland vet surgery after it was born with an exposed heart.

Man and pet hospitalised after terrifying beach attack

Premium Content Man and pet hospitalised after terrifying beach attack

A man and his pet maltese are lucky to be alive after a ferocious attack by “two killer dogs” on a quiet beach and he’s demanding action.

Cleaner loads bra with doctors’ scripts to fuel drug habit

Premium Content Cleaner loads bra with doctors’ scripts to fuel drug habit

A cleaner who used her role to steal medical scripts so she could feed her drug addiction says she has hit rock bottom.

MMA fighter caught driving unlicensed

Premium Content MMA fighter caught driving unlicensed

Dwyer told police he was unaware of his licence situation.

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

The New Zealand cleaner who tested positive for COVID-19 this week also worked on planes bound for Australia, it’s been revealed.

Tears for dad knifed to death in Melton

Premium Content Tears for dad knifed to death in Melton

A man who died of stab wounds in Melton was a loving father of two, with his devastated partner revealing her heartbreak.

Brett Sutton flashes tattoos as Victorians flock to jab hubs

Premium Content Brett Sutton flashes tattoos as Victorians flock to jab hubs

Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton has rolled up his sleeve for his COVID-19 vaccination, revealing some serious body art in the process.

Parents of violent teen lashed by judge

Premium Content Parents of violent teen lashed by judge

A judge has slammed the parents of a teenage girl for their “incompetence and uselessness” while sentencing her for a string of violent offences.

Man convicted over child sex dolls in QLD first

Premium Content Man convicted over child sex dolls in QLD first

A man has become the first in Queensland to be convicted and sentenced for child sex dolls after he was caught with three dolls that depicted real children.

Harry skips Queen’s b'day to return home

Harry skips Queen’s b'day to return home

Instead of waiting in the UK to celebrate his grandmother’s 95th birthday, Harry has already returned home to the US to be with Meghan Markle.

‘I’ve got to have a crack’: MasterChef star’s emotional call

Premium Content ‘I’ve got to have a crack’: MasterChef star’s emotional call

A Gold Coast tradie has ditched his day job for the chance to win $250,000. WHY HE SWAPPED BOOTS FOR BOWLS

China fires warning shot to Australia

China fires warning shot to Australia

A senior Chinese diplomat to Australia has again taken aim over a controversial decision made a few years ago.

Floyd verdict triggers graffiti attack on Brisbane statues

Premium Content Floyd verdict triggers graffiti attack on Brisbane statues

Vandals have defaced statues in Brisbane with Black Lives Matter graffiti on the same day a US policeman was convicted for the murder of George Floyd.

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