National News

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Train driver’s eerie email before death

Train driver’s eerie email before death

Train driver John Kennedy’s last email to his friend spoke of the faults along the Wallan train line. Just two weeks later, he was dead.

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Residents of two states are battening down the hatches after a cyclone was formally declared and is just 80km from reaching land.

Suburbs where populations will explode

Suburbs where populations will explode

Suburbs across our major cities are skyrocketing in population, some by as much as 1300 per cent. It’s creating problems that need radical solutions.

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

A 60-year-old surfer has told of the terrifying moment he was attacked by a great white shark — and the incredible decision that saved him.

Slain mum's final hours in hospital

Slain mum's final hours in hospital

A friend of Hannah Clarke has revealed the slain mum’s final moments after her estranged husband set her and their children alight.

Labor remains ahead in latest Newspoll

Labor remains ahead in latest Newspoll

Federal Labor remains ahead of the Coalition in the latest Newspoll, but the margin has narrowed slightly.

Qld and NT set for cyclone to hit Monday

Qld and NT set for cyclone to hit Monday

Flood warnings are in place in Queensland and the Northern Territory with a tropical low likely to develop into Cyclone Esther.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Image that will haunt Australians

Image that will haunt Australians

Scott Morrison conjured a haunting portrayal of Australia’s “black summer” at a memorial today, but admitted one image will stay with us forever.

Australia’s disastrous ‘red zone’ threat

Australia’s disastrous ‘red zone’ threat

Australians have been battered by bushfires, floods and severe storms all in a matter of months – but now there’s a new danger looming.

Virus ship passengers’ flight from hell

Virus ship passengers’ flight from hell

As the first group of Australians evacuated from China to Darwin are expected to be released, pics show the hellish journey for others.

Style queen June Dally-Watkins dead at 92

Style queen June Dally-Watkins dead at 92

June Dally-Watkins, who was Australia’s best known expert in etiquette and elocution, has died.

Couple’s ‘staggering disrespect’ for Queen

Couple’s ‘staggering disrespect’ for Queen

Controversial commentator Piers Morgan has slammed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for their “outrageous” behaviour towards the Queen.

Quaden Bayles given a hero's welcome at the footy

Quaden Bayles given a hero's welcome at the footy

Young Quaden Bayles, the bullied boy whose video sent shockwaves through the world, received a hero’s welcome at the footy last night.

DEBUNKED: Proof bullied boy age rumour is a lie

DEBUNKED: Proof bullied boy age rumour is a lie

Outraged supporters of Quaden Bayles have jumped to his defend his innocence — sharing a photo that proves he’s just a 9-year-old boy.

Bombshell Weinstein ‘massage’ audio

Bombshell Weinstein ‘massage’ audio

Secretly recorded audio depicts Harvey Weinstein pressuring a young model to give him a massage in exchange for him mentoring her.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Hannah Clarke’s heartbreaking texts

Hannah Clarke’s heartbreaking texts

Weeks before Hannah Clarke and her three children were killed, a series of text message show how heartbreakingly optimistic she was about her new life.

Aussies’ major coronavirus breakthrough

Aussies’ major coronavirus breakthrough

Researchers from the University of Queensland say they have met a key milestone in response to fighting the deadly coronavirus.

‘Could be messy’: Panic as virus explodes

‘Could be messy’: Panic as virus explodes

The coronavirus death toll has passed 2200, with violent scenes in Ukraine of protesters attacking evacuees blamed on “fake news”.

Enormous sum raised for bullied schoolboy Quaden Bayles

Enormous sum raised for bullied schoolboy Quaden Bayles

A fundraiser to send Quaden Bayles to Disneyland has reached an extraordinary sum, as the schoolboy prepares to live out his NRL dreams with the Indigenous All...

Westpac’s $280K ‘fraud’ on frail couple

Westpac’s $280K ‘fraud’ on frail couple

An Melbourne couple fear they will be left homeless by Westpac after discovering their mortgage was based on a “fraud”.

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