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Sat 15 Dec 2018

The day William Tyrrell vanished

The day William Tyrrell vanished

AT THE time William Tyrrell vanished he was playing a game of hide-and-seek with his sister. It’s a day that will be closely examined again.

Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

premium_icon Aussie reveals how he survived Cambodian jail cell hell

Australian James Ricketson refused to give up hope despite being crammed into a rat and cockroach-infested cell, his body covered in sores.

Maternity system at ‘crisis’ point

premium_icon Maternity system at ‘crisis’ point

Women giving birth in private hospitals has plunged, forcing hospitals to close maternity wards and pushing an extra 27,000 births a year into public hospitals.

Unpaid workers had to use credit cards to feed families

premium_icon Unpaid workers had to use credit cards to feed families

A QLD tour bus operator has been fined more than $160,000 after it admitted to underpaying workers by $43,000 and engaging in ‘sham contracting’.

Nima and Dawa amaze surgeons with rapid recovery

premium_icon Nima and Dawa amaze surgeons with rapid recovery

JUST weeks after their separation, formerly conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa Pelden have stunned surgeons as they stand, crawl and giggle.

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

Housing crash: ‘Perfect’ houses nobody will buy

THEY'RE brand new “dream homes” perfect for Aussie families — but there’s an unexpected reason why these properties won’t sell.

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

WATCH: Cyclone Owen flooding properties as it crosses Qld

UPDATE: Footage shows the damage done by Cyclone Owen as it moves across the north of Queensland destroying houses.

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