National News

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

Ambos’ touching gesture for dying woman to see final sunset

NSW paramedics helped grant a dying Sydney woman’s final wish come true, just days before she lost her battle to bowel cancer.

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

'Housing tax': Phrase you will be hearing as election looms

AN issue that plagued the government for years has been turned on its head amid claims “everyone who rents a house” will have to pay more.

Horror at creepy texts from cab driver

Horror at creepy texts from cab driver

SHE immediately contacted the company after telling the taxi driver to stop texting her but isn't satisfied with their response.

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

A graphic appendage on a toy lion bought in a Melbourne store has shocked a mum and her young family.

Parents' outrage over tricky public school fees

Parents' outrage over tricky public school fees

Busy parents are outraged after being tricked into thinking voluntary public school fees are in fact compulsory.

Sam Wood blasts Jetstar in stunning rant

Sam Wood blasts Jetstar in stunning rant

The former Bachelor has slammed the “incompetent” budget airline as he and wife Snezana were stranded at the airport with their kids.

Drunk flyer’s disgusting act

Drunk flyer’s disgusting act

Plane passengers were left horrified after a woman threw a tantrum when she was sat next to a child, causing her to lash out at other flyers.

Backpacker social media post turns ugly

Backpacker social media post turns ugly

A young backpacker’s innocent post looking for local farm work in New Zealand has taken a nasty turn.

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

Photographer’s insanely close encounter

A young Australian photographer was lucky not to lose a hand when a massive Great White shark took an interest in him.

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

Desperate beach search for missing backpackers

A desperate search is under way after two missing backpackers’ belongings and their car were found at a beach on NSW’s mid-north coast.

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

The original Mini is one of the most well known cars in the world and now it is back but what lies underneath will surprise you.

Duty-free items ripping you off

Duty-free items ripping you off

We all think duty-free prices are cheaper than outside the airport. But we’ve been fooled — especially on these popular but ridiculously overcharged products

Coles’ Little Shop campaign has worn off

Coles’ Little Shop campaign has worn off

Like-for-like sales at the major supermarket chain have slowed, and a restructuring impairment has dragged its profit down.

‘No sympathy’: Dad’s brutal jab at thief

‘No sympathy’: Dad’s brutal jab at thief

The Sydney dad whose violent confrontation with a home invader ended in the man’s death had previously lashed thieves on social media.

‘Do you know or not?’: PM grilled

‘Do you know or not?’: PM grilled

Radio host Neil Mitchell has grilled the PM over the hacking scandal that has engulfed Canberra — and the answers didn’t satisfy him.

Emoji number plates are coming

Emoji number plates are coming

APPARENTLY there’s no stopping the spread of emoji — and road users are about to start seeing more of the little characters.

Festival to test pills after deaths

Festival to test pills after deaths

Festival-goers will be able to have their pills tested at a popular music festival after a spate of festival deaths.

'We could smell the smoke 150km out to sea'

'We could smell the smoke 150km out to sea'

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

True impact of sudden magnetic flip

True impact of sudden magnetic flip

The Earth’s magnetic field has reversed its polarity at least 183 times before, according to the geological record. And it’ll happen again.

Pill test parents: ‘There will be more deaths’

Pill test parents: ‘There will be more deaths’

The parents of children who died in separate incidents from drug overdoses after attending music festivals have shared surprisingly different views about pill...

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