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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Clem 7 standoff ends after 7 hours

Clem 7 standoff ends after 7 hours

A man has been taken into police custody following a seven-hour stand-off on the roof of Brisbane’s Clem 7 road tunnel at Kangaroo Point.

‘Chilling’ moment at Trump rally

‘Chilling’ moment at Trump rally

The crowd’s reaction at Donald Trump’s rally has been described as “one of the most chilling and horrifying things” seen in politics.

Siblings forced to pay $2.3m tax bill

Siblings forced to pay $2.3m tax bill

CHRISTIAN siblings who refused to pay income tax because it goes against the word of God have been ordered to hand over more than $2.3 million.

Hit TV series’ surprising return

Hit TV series’ surprising return

It made stars out of Blake Lively and Leighton Meester. Now, Gossip Girl is making a comeback. But questions remain over which stars will reprise their roles.

Big W reveals first stores to close

Big W reveals first stores to close

The discount department store favourite has announced the first batch of stores to close next year and all three are in the same city.

B-double comes to grief on highway

B-double comes to grief on highway

A B-double was damaged after ploughing into an abandoned trailer on the Pacific Highway this morning.

Increase Newstart to $400 week: Labor MP

Increase Newstart to $400 week: Labor MP

Newstart should be increased by more than $100 a week to $400 to prevent job seekers from being forced into poverty, a Western Sydney Labor MP says.

$83,000 job no one wants

$83,000 job no one wants

Desperate employers are looking to overseas workers to fill these positions because young Aussies don’t want to get their “hands dirty”.

Russians now own all your old photos

Russians now own all your old photos

It’s the viral app that allows users a glimpse into their future. But a closer look at the technology has some users second guessing.

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

The fallen AFL star has retained a friendship with a well-known brothel madam who he lived with during one of his darkest periods.

Big change to Instagram in Australia

Big change to Instagram in Australia

In a move that could freak out every influencer in Australia, Instagram will hide how many likes a post gets from today.

Children among injured when car hit train at level crossing

Children among injured when car hit train at level crossing

Children were among the injured in a crash between and car and a train this morning.

MasterChef judge underpaid staff $7.8m

MasterChef judge underpaid staff $7.8m

George Calombaris has been slapped with a $200,000 fine after admitting to underpaying staff at his restaurants nearly $8 million.

Miracle cure in Moscow is Amanda's last chance

Miracle cure in Moscow is Amanda's last chance

After battling MS for 34 years with no effective treatment in sight, Amanda Weyman-Jones is looking to Russia for a treatment which could give her life back.

Kevin Spacey sexual assault case dropped

Kevin Spacey sexual assault case dropped

PROSECUTORS have dropped a case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man in 2016.

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

Bullied teen died in front of classmates

A 14-year-old boy, who had reportedly been the target of bullies, has died at a train station as other students watched on.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

A simple question over where drivers are allowed to park their cars has sparked a debate, with many motorists disagreeing with the law.

Photo that outraged Woolies’ customers

Photo that outraged Woolies’ customers

A Melbourne man spotted something at his local supermarket that left him “confused and surprised”. And it’s angered a lot of other shoppers too.

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

When a woman revealed the “real” purpose of a feature found in every freezer, people were gobsmacked. But it turns out, she was very wrong.

Cambodia vows to send back plastic waste

Cambodia vows to send back plastic waste

Cambodia will reject 83 shipping containers filled with plastic rubbish from an unnamed country, officials say.

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