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Mon 16 Sep 2019

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

A Kiwi “witch doctor” has been charged with murdering a family of five found on a cliff with a sole survivor — a 12-month-old baby girl.

Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

premium_icon Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

Paul Pisasale has been committed to stand trial for sexual assault, where he is accused of “unlawfully and indecently” assaulting a woman twice.

Man in court after body found in  house fire

premium_icon Man in court after body found in house fire

A man has faced court accused of murder and arson after a house fire in which the body of a man was found last month.

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

It may look like a harmless bunch of teddy bears, but this fence in South Australia has divided a community — with council voting to have it destroyed.

Leaving Neverland documentary wins Emmy

Leaving Neverland documentary wins Emmy

LEAVING Neverland, a documentary accusing Michael Jackson of molesting a young Australian dancer from the age of seven, has won an Emmy.

Saudi drone attack ups tensions in region

Saudi drone attack ups tensions in region

THE drone attack on the Saudi oil sites has raised the stakes in the Gulf region, escalating tensions between the US and Iran and the risk of open conflict.

Week two, three NRL finals fixtures locked in

Week two, three NRL finals fixtures locked in

The complete details surrounding the NRL finals fixtures have been confirmed for the semi finals and preliminary finals as well as the upcoming NRLW clashes.

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

AN investigation has revealed gay conversion therapy is still being performed in some dark corners of the Christian church in Australia. Warning: Distressing.

Smith moment shows everything’s changed

Smith moment shows everything’s changed

Steve Smith started the English summer as a villain but he finishes it a hero, as one heartwarming moment in the final Ashes Test proved.

Revealed: Student-to-teacher ratios in every NSW school

premium_icon Revealed: Student-to-teacher ratios in every NSW school

Student-to-teacher ratios for every school in NSW can be revealed for the first time. SEARCH YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL AND SEE HOW IT RATES.

LOOKING FOR SEX: Prince Andrew sought Courtney’s love

LOOKING FOR SEX: Prince Andrew sought Courtney’s love

Rock star Courtney Love has claimed that Prince Andrew came to her house wanting sex and says they were introduced through Jeffrey Epstein.

‘Lay off’: Boyd warns of player suicide risk

premium_icon ‘Lay off’: Boyd warns of player suicide risk

As the Broncos brace for the fallout from their worst defeat, besieged skipper Darius Boyd has warned an NRL player could take their own life.

Church’s sickening message to abused wife

Church’s sickening message to abused wife

Days after their wedding, Laura’s “perfect” husband turned into a monster — but when she sought help, the advice left her floored. WARNING: Sensitive

Airlines on notice over regional fares

premium_icon Airlines on notice over regional fares

AN airline practice that leaves passengers paying more to fly within Australia than internationally will come under pressure from an influential lobby group.

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Taurua proud of Lightning despite decider defeat

premium_icon Taurua proud of Lightning despite decider defeat

Despite a club ­record-defeat in the ­season-decider, Lightning coach ­Noeline Taurua says there’s still plenty for the club to proud about.

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

A teen who was “bashed by African youths” wouldn’t leave his bedroom. His father was in tears. Now the real story has emerged.

Anthony Albanese’s ‘up-yours’ to vegans

Anthony Albanese’s ‘up-yours’ to vegans

IF A great leader is measured not just by the quality of his friends but by the quality of his enemies, Anthony Albanese could be the greatest yet.

How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

premium_icon How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

BELLE Gibson has gone to ground in Northcote, as authorities chase the $410,000 fine she still hasn’t paid.

World’s funniest animal photos revealed

premium_icon World’s funniest animal photos revealed

They say never work with children or animals but these photographers took the risk and delivered some absolutely wild results. PICTURE SPECIAL

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