National News

Tue 25 Sep 2018

ISLAND GRABBING: China almost has Australia surrounded

ISLAND GRABBING: China almost has Australia surrounded

BEIJING’s island-grabbing campaign is getting close to home. It’s muscling in on tiny nations from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans. But Australia’s begun pushing...

Why you could earn money from your personal data

Why you could earn money from your personal data

AUSTRALIANS are being ripped off every single day — and most of us have absolutely no idea it’s happening.

Woman’s absurd car park conduct

Woman’s absurd car park conduct

CAN you shotgun a parking space? This woman seems to think so — standing in a free spot at a shopping centre and refusing to move.

Factory fire rages in Melbourne

Factory fire rages in Melbourne

A HUGE fire has engulfed a factory 16kms north of Melbourne, just weeks after a factory containing dangerous chemicals burned for days.

Australia’s killer ice highways

Australia’s killer ice highways

THEY’RE the toxic arteries weaving around Australia and fuelling regional towns’ ice addiction, but there’s a new idea to stop it.

iPhone XS Max review: The price for a great photo?

iPhone XS Max review: The price for a great photo?

While the new iPhones come with a big price tag, when you consider what is under the hood, there will be plenty willing to fork out for one.

Teens allegedly throw fireworks at cops during chase

Teens allegedly throw fireworks at cops during chase

TWO teens on the wrong side of the law attempted to evade police during a high-speed car chase by throwing lit fireworks out the window

Move that could’ve saved Karl

Move that could’ve saved Karl

IT HAS been a slow and painful fall from grace for TV golden boy Karl Stefanovic — a fall some think could’ve been avoided.

Smartphone revolution is finally here

Smartphone revolution is finally here

WE RARELY see a truly remarkable new technology more than once a decade — but this new smartphone tech promises to be just that.

$10 suitcase trick frequent flyers swear by

$10 suitcase trick frequent flyers swear by

HOW can people travel so much but never get stung by excess baggage fees? This is how.

Man mummifies girls and turns them into dolls

Man mummifies girls and turns them into dolls

THIS man dug up 29 dead kids from graveyards and kept them at his parents house, where he executed a series of sick acts on their bodies. Warning: Graphic.

Girl injured by WWII projectile

Girl injured by WWII projectile

A MAN and a four-year-old girl have been left with shrapnel wounds after the device he found on the beach exploded when he took it to their home.

Thousands to boycott petrol stations in national fuel strike

Thousands to boycott petrol stations in national fuel strike

THOUSANDS of Australians have answered a Queensland grandmother’s call to arms in protesting rising fuel prices.

Diet drive: World first calorie burning car

Diet drive: World first calorie burning car

TIME to dust off the Lycra as now you have no more excuses not to exercise.

iPhone XS: Why you shouldn't be rushing out yet

iPhone XS: Why you shouldn't be rushing out yet

MOBILE phone hacks rushing to get their hands on the latest iPhone device should think twice before shelling more than $2000.

Dreams on hold: Parents put off retirement to help children

Dreams on hold: Parents put off retirement to help children

THE dream of retirement is moving out of reach for parents as they put post-employment plans on hold to help their struggling children.

Crazy words you can now play in Scrabble

Crazy words you can now play in Scrabble

SCRABBLE has added hundreds of new words to its list of terms. Want to feel old? Try figuring out what the hell they mean.

Outrage over ‘ridiculous’ Aussie ‘travesty’

Outrage over ‘ridiculous’ Aussie ‘travesty’

AUSSIE star Sam Kerr has been inexplicably snubbed at the FIFA awards on a night where Australians were rudely dismissed on the world stage.

‘Disgraceful decision’ to reject $2.3m payment

‘Disgraceful decision’ to reject $2.3m payment

DENISHAR Woods, who suffered a catastrophic brain injury after being shocked by a garden tap, has had her $2.3 million payment rejected.

Doctor’s strange find in boy’s penis

Doctor’s strange find in boy’s penis

A YOUNG boy shocked doctors with his unusual health problem, in a case believed to be one of the first of its kind in the world.

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