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Fri 3 Jul 2020

How tech is turning your teen into a toddler

premium_icon How tech is turning your teen into a toddler

Internet addiction is damaging our teens brains and leaving them with a legacy of lifelong emotional problems, a world-first study has revealed.

Powerball jackpots to $80 million

Powerball jackpots to $80 million

Next Thursday’s Powerball will have a whopping prize of $80 million after the $50 million jackpot overnight failed to score a lucky winner.

Outbreak ‘threatens to recast Aus success’

Outbreak ‘threatens to recast Aus success’

Australia’s latest COVID-19 outbreak has not gone unnoticed around the world and could recast the story of Australian virus “success” some have claimed.

More bombshell quarantine hotel claims

More bombshell quarantine hotel claims

A “moneymaking” scheme at Victoria’s hotel quarantine system has been revealed, adding to allegations of sex and a serious lack of training.

Virgin’s record-breaking numbers in ‘comeback sale’

premium_icon Virgin’s record-breaking numbers in ‘comeback sale’

Stir-crazy travellers have snapped up thousands of cheap airfares in Virgin’s 12-hour sale to celebrate the resurrection of the Queensland carrier.

Bizarre ban is like rain on your wedding day

premium_icon Bizarre ban is like rain on your wedding day

The wedding industry has been left frustrated and angry as new rules put a dampener on planned nuptials, just as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

Epstein ‘madam’ arrest puts Andrew back in spotlight

premium_icon Epstein ‘madam’ arrest puts Andrew back in spotlight

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who allegedly helped “groom” underage girls for the late paedophile and sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by...

Drugged-up truckie choked woman during crime spree

premium_icon Drugged-up truckie choked woman during crime spree

A 32-year-old man pleaded guilty to 52 charges including repeat dangerous driving, arson, theft and choking his partner.

Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

premium_icon Family of nurse slain in front of her children speaks out

Mum-of-three Karen Gilliland was allegedly stabbed to death by her former partner. Her family have spoken about their trauma.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

The moment Border Force hauls Taiwanese nationals off ship

premium_icon The moment Border Force hauls Taiwanese nationals off ship

It was not smooth sailing on the high seas this week, when two allegedly violent Taiwanese nationals were forced off a coal ship. WATCH THE VIDEO

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Despite more than 1.5 million Australians being out of work, there are still occupations that are struggling to find workers.

TV interviews gatecrashed live on air

TV interviews gatecrashed live on air

Two separate television interviews were spectacularly interrupted by young children overnight — a situation no doubt familiar for parents around the world.

‘Worrying, disappointing practices’ in principal selection

premium_icon ‘Worrying, disappointing practices’ in principal selection

Trad did not show “dishonest or corrupt intent” when she inappropriately met a principal candidate for an inner-city school, the corruption watchdog has found.

Man killed after car flips onto roof

premium_icon Man killed after car flips onto roof

Police are investigating a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles this afternoon at a busy intersection

Extended shifts for cops on border blockade

premium_icon Extended shifts for cops on border blockade

Police are considering extended shifts to stop Victorians from entering the QLD-NSW border is open, sparking concerns about a budget overtime blowout, fatigue

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