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Wed 2 Dec 2020

“Was it worth it?”: Court hears of taunts in murder trial

Premium Content “Was it worth it?”: Court hears of taunts in murder trial

Corinne Henderson’s new love has told a jury he heard her last words as he hid in a bathroom just metres from where she was killed.

How much of Australia does China own?

How much of Australia does China own?

Between ports, energy companies, dairy processors, cattle stations, waterfront mansions and country estates – just how much of Australia does China own?

‘I’ll ruin you’: Meth-head stalks roommate

Premium Content ‘I’ll ruin you’: Meth-head stalks roommate

A man turned to drugs when he lost his job during the pandemic, going down a ‘dark path’ in which he was ultimately convicted of 27 offences.

Former mayor’s ex-wife questioned in court

Premium Content Former mayor’s ex-wife questioned in court

A committal hearing into fraud charges against Luke Smith and seven ex-councillors has heard from Smith’s ex-wife.

Pervert flasher's excuse for showing his genitals to girls

Premium Content Pervert flasher's excuse for showing his genitals to girls

A pervert who lured women and schoolgirls over to his car before exposing his genitals has told a court what sparked his offensive behaviour.

Shotgun killer jailed after driving rampage ends in Gympie

Premium Content Shotgun killer jailed after driving rampage ends in Gympie

The 45-year-old repeatedly evaded police and drove on the wrong side of the road on the chaotic, meth-addled getaway.

Alleged woman murderer faces court

Premium Content Alleged woman murderer faces court

THE man arrested over the stabbing death of a woman in Jingili on Tuesday has faced court charged with murder.

Dog left to die in scorching sun

Premium Content Dog left to die in scorching sun

A pet dog has died from heat exhaustion today after it was left tied up in a backyard with no water and no shelter.

High-profile lawyer and girlfriend charged

Premium Content High-profile lawyer and girlfriend charged

High-profile lawyer Campbell MacCallum and his girlfriend Nicole Anne Crisp have been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

UK to get COVID vaccine next week

UK to get COVID vaccine next week

Millions of people in the United Kingdom will begin being vaccinated from next week after a coronavirus vaccine was approved.

Australian Open start date confirmed

Australian Open start date confirmed

After months of speculation, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley has confirmed the start date for next year’s Australian Open.

Inmate charged over accused woman killer's prison death

Premium Content Inmate charged over accused woman killer's prison death

A man has been charged over the death of Zlatko Sikorsky who died in prison last month while serving time for killing girlfriend Larissa Beilby.

LNP hasn’t ‘had a great record in Queensland’: Crisafulli

Premium Content LNP hasn’t ‘had a great record in Queensland’: Crisafulli

The Opposition leader David Crisafulli has promised the LNP will earn Queensland’s trust back ahead of his first budget reply.

Aussie spies launch strikes on foreign hackers

Premium Content Aussie spies launch strikes on foreign hackers

One of Australia’s most secretive spy agencies has revealed a sophisticated attack against foreign criminals using a new tactic to hack mobile phones.

No charge against man whose lie led to lockdown

Premium Content No charge against man whose lie led to lockdown

Police will not charge the pizza bar worker whose lie led to the statewide COVID lockdown because SA Health has claimed privilege over the initial conversation.

Fame does not give Hayne ‘pass’: court

Premium Content Fame does not give Hayne ‘pass’: court

Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne allegedly forced himself on a woman for sex he ‘thought he had been promised’, a court has heard.

Mourning family, Manly players farewell ‘inspiration'

Premium Content Mourning family, Manly players farewell ‘inspiration'

Lafo Titmuss has delivered a most moving eulogy at her son Keith’s funeral, as family, friends and teammates farewelled the Manly rugby league star.

WATCH: How Matt saved his street from going up in flames

Premium Content WATCH: How Matt saved his street from going up in flames

‘I found him collapsed on the ground, pouring water on himself after fighting the fire. He should have a medal’

$79 flights as airline picks up new route

$79 flights as airline picks up new route

Aussies travelling from Sydney to Melbourne are in for a treat, with one airline expanding its flight routes to include $79 tickets between the cities.

'No validity': Big Aussie business joins China boycott

'No validity': Big Aussie business joins China boycott

A major Australian business is leading the push to boycott Chinese products amid growing tensions between the two countries.

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