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Fri 29 May 2020

CNN reporter arrested live on air

CNN reporter arrested live on air

A reporter for CNN has been arrested live on air while reporting on protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd.

Boy, 12, charged over death of girl, 11

Boy, 12, charged over death of girl, 11

A 12-year-old boy who was allegedly driving a ute in far north Western Australia has been charged with killing 11-year-old Kimberley girl, Abbey Forrest.

‘COVID-19 like 9/11’: Aussies not coming home from New York

premium_icon ‘COVID-19 like 9/11’: Aussies not coming home from New York

Australians living in New York City – one of the epicentres for the coronavirus pandemic- reveal why they’re staying put for ‘a badge of honour’

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

‘Shooting starts’: Trump threatens rioters

As Minneapolis burns and police retreat, Donald Trump has vowed to send in the military and ‘start shooting’ if order isn’t restored.

$40 billion virus deficit bomb revealed

$40 billion virus deficit bomb revealed

The Morrison Government has revealed the massive cost of its coronavirus pandemic spending so far, and it’s expected to blow out even further.

Sex offender given second chance at freedom

premium_icon Sex offender given second chance at freedom

A sex offender who dragged a woman from a busy Rockhampton street and attempted to rape her has been released from jail, despite breaching his supervision order.

PM shuts down further travel bubbles

PM shuts down further travel bubbles

As other countries angle to be part of the quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has other ideas.

TIMELINE REVEALED: Rail trail on track after cash splash

premium_icon TIMELINE REVEALED: Rail trail on track after cash splash

Construction on the Tweed section of the proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail could begin in early 2021 after cash injection by the State Government.

Casino driver sentenced over crash that killed mate

premium_icon Casino driver sentenced over crash that killed mate

“IF I could have traded places with him, I would in a heartbeat.”

Everything new to streaming next month

Everything new to streaming next month

From funny comedies to tense dramas, here’s what’s coming to 10 different streaming services in June. It’s a lot to take in.

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

A ranger returning to work in New Zealand has made a gruesome find inside the stomach of a feral cat caught in a trap during the coronavirus lockdown.

Expansion of water bottling industry officially outlawed

premium_icon Expansion of water bottling industry officially outlawed

Water extraction for bottling now prohibited in the Tweed but current operators maintain existing use rights.

‘Basically stealing’: Shoppers’ sneaky tricks

‘Basically stealing’: Shoppers’ sneaky tricks

Some are clever, others obvious and many just gross. A supermarket manager has revealed what shoppers will do for a few a cents off their bill.

Law abiding family man had secret gun-running life, cops say

premium_icon Law abiding family man had secret gun-running life, cops say

A law-abiding family man and former FIFO mine worker has been living a secret life as a gun-runner and drug trafficker, police alleged in court today.

Exporters are finding new markets

premium_icon Exporters are finding new markets

Exporters are facing their biggest-ever challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic but they remain determined to hook new customers.

Casino butcher wins the Beef Week Cup

premium_icon Casino butcher wins the Beef Week Cup

LOCAL butcher Stephen Bennett wins the Casino Beef Week Cup for the first time since 1996.

Surprising roles taken by stars after Game of Thrones

Surprising roles taken by stars after Game of Thrones

Games of Thrones stars who spent eight seasons scheming, seducing and slaying one another have now gone on to win new fans in other epic stories.

‘Prime of her life’: police recreate mum’s fatal hotel fall

premium_icon ‘Prime of her life’: police recreate mum’s fatal hotel fall

Mum-of-two Jodie Lovell was in the prime of her life when she fell to her death from a five-star hotel balcony. Police have now recreated her fall.

Why this ex-policewoman is now pulling pints at historic pub

premium_icon Why this ex-policewoman is now pulling pints at historic pub

"EVEN before I saw the pub, I knew Rappville was my destiny," says new owner.

$721 million payday for struggling Australians

$721 million payday for struggling Australians

Hundreds of thousands of Australians, some of whom were hounded for years over debts that were wrongly issued, will get a huge cash refund.

What applicants want through proposed coastal rezoning

premium_icon What applicants want through proposed coastal rezoning

IF the changes progress, they will seek approval for nine new lots.

Sight of little Willow's body shakes cops to the core

premium_icon Sight of little Willow's body shakes cops to the core

The horrific discovery of Willow Dunn’s severely malnourished body will haunt usually resilient first responders for many years, a top detective has revealed.

Qantas considers moving training centre to Queensland

premium_icon Qantas considers moving training centre to Queensland

Qantas could relocate its $120 million flight training centre to Queensland in a boost to the state’s aviation industry

WATCH: Wild chase as driver rams stolen car off road

premium_icon WATCH: Wild chase as driver rams stolen car off road

See the moment a father smashes a stolen car off a busy road in what has been described as “dangerous in the extreme”.

Simon Wilhelm: Wanted man found ‘hiding in storage room’

Simon Wilhelm: Wanted man found ‘hiding in storage room’

A 49-year-old man wanted on child sex offences has been found hiding in a storage room under an takeaway store.

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