National News

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Mum denied bail after allegedly trying to kill daughter

premium_icon Mum denied bail after allegedly trying to kill daughter

A Brisbane mother has been denied bail after she was charged with attempting to murder her teenage daughter with a 15cm black-handled kitchen knife.

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.

FNQ dairy farmers back Woolies’ milk move

premium_icon FNQ dairy farmers back Woolies’ milk move

Dairy farmers across the Far North will be given a fair go for the first time in more than eight years as one supermarket chain puts an end to the $1/L price.

30,000 texts unravel dealer’s business

premium_icon 30,000 texts unravel dealer’s business

A man’s drug trafficking business was undone after police found more than 30,000 text messages relating to his crimes.

Home invader’s tragic downfall

Home invader’s tragic downfall

Personal trainer Bradley Soper, who died in a suspected home invasion, had reportedly been struggling with drugs and money.

Cheapest fare ever: Scoot launches $299 flights to Europe

Cheapest fare ever: Scoot launches $299 flights to Europe

They’re calling it the Deal of the Decade — and that’s not just a cute slogan. The latest airline sale has fares to Europe from Australia for less than $300.

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