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Wed 19 Sep 2018

UPDATED: 'Suspicious package' found at Rio Tinto Yarwun

UPDATED: 'Suspicious package' found at Rio Tinto Yarwun

A 'SUSPICIOUS' package containing an unidentified white powder has been found at Rio Tinto Yarwun this afternoon.

J.K. Rowling confirms big Hermione theory

J.K. Rowling confirms big Hermione theory

EIGHTEEN years on from its release, J.K. Rowling has finally confirmed something we’ve long suspected.

Woolies fan gets logo tattooed on hand

Woolies fan gets logo tattooed on hand

A HOBART fan of Woolworths has shown her love of the supermarket by getting the store’s current logo tattooed on her hand.

‘Alien of the deep’ startles beachgoers

‘Alien of the deep’ startles beachgoers

IT came from the deep, not the sky. It had no horn, and no eyes. But it sure looked like a purple people-eater to those who stumbled over it on a New Zealand beach....

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

Inside the mind of a strawberry saboteur

WHO are the monsters inserting needles into strawberries and apples? A criminologist explains what motivates them and why.

‘I can’t tell you how disgusted I am’

‘I can’t tell you how disgusted I am’

KARL Stefanovic has taken aim at the culprits behind the fruit contamination saga, saying authorities need to come down hard on them.

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

HMS Endeavour's resting place found

US and Australian archaeologists hunting for Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally discovered its location on the east coast of America.

WATCH: Macca's found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

WATCH: Macca's found dumped in takeaway bag at Coles loo

A TRIP to the bathroom quickly turned into a rescue mission to save a two-day-old kitten abandoned in a takeaway bag in the public toilets of Coles in Gatton.

Tourists detained after prank ‘backfired’

Tourists detained after prank ‘backfired’

THESE friends were on their first overseas holiday when they decided to play a harmless prank on some locals. It did not end well.

Teen explains brutal frying pan murder

Teen explains brutal frying pan murder

A STAR student has explained why she brutally murdering her elderly grandfather by bludgeoning him with a frying pan in a quiet WA town.

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

Girl, 3, sent home with gruesome head injury

AN Aussie mum is furious after hospital staff sent her injured daughter home with a gruesome, gaping head wound. Warning: Graphic

Police investigate shock baby death

Police investigate shock baby death

POLICE are investigating the death of an infant after the baby boy was taken to a Darwin fire station in a critical condition.

Outrage as footy players don Williams blackface

Outrage as footy players don Williams blackface

IF you thought the Bulldogs made bad choices on Mad Monday, take a look at these three footy players down in Tasmania.

Collingwood Park woman, 25, dies in horrific highway crash

Collingwood Park woman, 25, dies in horrific highway crash

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating

Fined hay run hero hits back

Fined hay run hero hits back

DRIVER facing $10K bill from charity hay run isn't giving up without a fight, after copping the most debated fine in Queensland this month.

Tornadoes in North Carolina as death toll rises to 20

Tornadoes in North Carolina as death toll rises to 20

AT LEAST 20 people have been killed in the Carolinas as storm Florence continues to dump huge amounts of rain, and in some cases has brought tornadoes to the region.

Rising golf star found dead on course

Rising golf star found dead on course

A PROMISING young golfer has been found dead on a golf course in Iowa. Now, police say, a man has been arrested in connection with her death.

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

Vegan BBQ brisket sparks fury

AN INNOCENT looking “BBQ brisket” made of jackfruit and seitan has sparked a wave of anger from meat-eaters and BBQ purists.

Chocolatier is our richest woman under 40

Chocolatier is our richest woman under 40

WHILE it’s easy to imagine Australia’s richest women under 40 are on catwalks and movie sets, it’s names you may never have heard of making up our top earners.

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

Tip to cut your laundry time in half

A CLEANING guru has revealed the simple tips and tricks for cutting laundry time in half and achieving better results.

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