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Fri 19 Jul 2019

Aussie scientist’s ‘exhilarating’ Moon landing role

Aussie scientist’s ‘exhilarating’ Moon landing role

Australian scientist Ross Taylor who was chosen to study rocks collected from the Moon has revealed how he corrected a big mistake ‘in the nick of time’.

ISIS fanatics sentenced to death

ISIS fanatics sentenced to death

The three ‘human beasts’ who beheaded two female friends while on a hiking trip in Morocco will face a firing squad, as the girls’ mother called for the death...

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

UK leadership contender Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he would seek to shut parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit.

Global emergency: Ebola crisis spreads

Global emergency: Ebola crisis spreads

The deadly Ebola crisis has morphed into an international health emergency, with hundreds already dead as the virus spreads.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Investigators looking into the disappearance of flight MH370 have discovered a mysterious load that was only added to the cargo list after takeoff.

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

THE debilitating condition was one of the most searched for words in 2018, but its cause has remained a mystery until now.

The tiny islands more dangerous than Chernobyl

The tiny islands more dangerous than Chernobyl

Halfway between Australia and Hawaii are islands where locals were once banished due to nuclear testing. Now new research reveals the extent of the problem.

Cop who shot Aussie dead lodges appeal

Cop who shot Aussie dead lodges appeal

Mohamed Noor, the former US cop who shot dead Sydney woman Justine Ruszczyk, has lodged an appeal against his conviction.

Shark ‘dragged boat full of people around’

Shark ‘dragged boat full of people around’

It sounds like a scene from Jaws, but it was all-too real for a group of fisherman who got the fright of their lives when a shark pulled their boat around.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

‘Damn scared’: Massive quake hits Bali

A “very strong” earthquake has struck a popular tourist hub in Indonesia, causing strong tremors that left homes shaking and crumbling.

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

Hit and run driver’s wild demand

He was driving 150km/h while under the influence when he hit and killed a Melbourne man. Now Puneet Puneet is making demands.

Aussie plane at centre of Swedish crash

Aussie plane at centre of Swedish crash

As Sweden reels from one of the worst plane accidents in the country’s history, the aircraft that went down killing nine people, was Australian-made.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Human remains likely Seinfeld actor

Human remains likely Seinfeld actor

Human remains found in a remote part of the US are suspected to be those of missing Seinfeld and Golden Girls actor Charles Levin.

Twin sister who escaped Kennedy curse

Twin sister who escaped Kennedy curse

Twenty years ago, Lisa Bessette lost her sisters Lauren and Carolyn on a doomed flight piloted by John F. Kennedy Jr. This is where she is now.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

New Zealand gun buyback begins

New Zealand gun buyback begins

Nearly 100 gun owners flocked to Riccarton Racecourse this morning to take part in the nation’s first government buyback event.

‘Cunning’ message hidden in Diana's outfit

‘Cunning’ message hidden in Diana's outfit

It looks like a normal picture of Princess Diana heading to the gym — but there’s a secret hidden in her outfit that displays her true genius.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Horror on flight as 'people went flying'

Horror on flight as 'people went flying'

Dozens of people have been injured on a Sydney-bound flight, with reports that passengers “hit the roof like a jack-in-a-box” when the plane encountered heavy...

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Amelia SanFilippo returned a rented textbook just four days late — but ended up copping a fine so huge her dad claimed it was “extortion”.

Critics’ cruel baby gibe at Meghan

Critics’ cruel baby gibe at Meghan

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has been mercilessly trolled online again after a photo of her holding Archie at a polo match prompted a fierce debate.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Picture explains baby’s cruise death

Picture explains baby’s cruise death

A photo showing the “hidden hole” where baby Chloe Wiegand plunged to her death on-board a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has been released.

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