National News

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Friend to foe: Barty sinks US Open partner

Friend to foe: Barty sinks US Open partner

ASH Barty ignored a barrage of “friendly fire’’ to close out a first-round win over doubles partner CoCo Vandeweghe at the WTA Tokyo tournament.

The building trend hurting our tradies

The building trend hurting our tradies

AN IMMEDIATE ban has been issued on a common building practice after dozens of new cases of an incurable disease - including six terminal cases.

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

Racing identity sues cops over wife’s crash

HORSE owner Bert Vieira will sue the police after a highway patrol car speeding at 124 km/h slammed into his wife Gai’s car, leaving her in a coma.

Glaring problem on our roads

Glaring problem on our roads

THERE’S a glaring problem on our roads that is killing countless Australians. And it’s only getting worse.

How Kate lost 40kg after being called ‘fat’

How Kate lost 40kg after being called ‘fat’

KATE said she was called fat and would avoid going out with friends. Now, she’s shed 40kg — and hopes to help others do the same.

Sneak peek at next Little Shop

Sneak peek at next Little Shop

COLES has wrapped up its successful Little Shop with a $10,000 giveaway — but we may already have a sneak peek at next year’s version.

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

A BRUTAL Facebook post about this beloved North Coast town is going viral.

Burgess breaks silence on claims

Burgess breaks silence on claims

NRL star Sam Burgess has spoken out about the “toughest part” of the lewd video accusations made against him.

Medic suspended for dancing at fatal festival

Medic suspended for dancing at fatal festival

THREE days after two young people died at the Defqon.1 festival, a medic working the Sydney event has been suspended after a video was posted to social media.

Outrage over Coles trolley ban

Outrage over Coles trolley ban

FIRST came the plastic bag ban. Now, Coles is under fire again for barring trolleys from some self-serve check-outs.

Needle crisis spreads to apples

Needle crisis spreads to apples

A NEEDLE has reportedly been found in an apple, expanding the fruit sabotage saga that has devastated an industry.

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

APPLE’S new operating software is live today and it’s becoming clear you don’t need to buy a new iPhone this year.

Capsicum fact blowing people’s minds

Capsicum fact blowing people’s minds

THERE is an interesting fact about capsicums that you might not know — and it’s blowing people’s minds.

Man denies assisting wife’s suicide for $1.4m

Man denies assisting wife’s suicide for $1.4m

A QUEENSLAND man, who wanted to build a bunker for the biblical rapture, has denied helping his wife commit suicide. Warning: Distressing content

Australia ‘will be affected’ by Trump’s tariffs on China

Australia ‘will be affected’ by Trump’s tariffs on China

AUSTRALIA fears ‘there will be ramifications’ after President Trump decided to slap tariffs on $US200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Stephen Hawking’s ‘ghosts’ found

Stephen Hawking’s ‘ghosts’ found

ASTRONOMERS have found the ghosts of long-dead black holes, evidence of an extinct universe. And that universe may be our own.

Airbnb host left dead guest face down in cake

Airbnb host left dead guest face down in cake

CRAIG Levy killed an Airbnb guest who was found face down in chocolate cake at his apartment in Melbourne’s southeast. Today he fronts court.

The sickening truth about aged care food

The sickening truth about aged care food

STAFF have laid bare the sickening truth about the food served to some of the most disadvantaged people in the country.

Russian spy plane shot down

Russian spy plane shot down

BREAKING: Russia says one of its surveillance aircraft has “disappeared from radar” during an missile attack on northern Syria.

Hunter’s happy snap of leopard kill sparks outrage

Hunter’s happy snap of leopard kill sparks outrage

NAOMI Campbell and other celebrities have shared their outrage over a viral photograph of a hunter proudly showing off her leopard kill.

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