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Thu 23 Jan 2020

Pensioner who protected home from fire gets high water bill

premium_icon Pensioner who protected home from fire gets high water bill

A Wardell man’s efforts to save his home in November cost him $132 extra on his usual water charges.

New boss for embattled Aussie bank

New boss for embattled Aussie bank

After months of looking, Westpac has announced the former chairman of Barclays bank in London will take over as chairman in April.

Mum vanishes on tropical holiday

Mum vanishes on tropical holiday

The family of a woman who disappeared while holidaying with a tour group on a small island in the Caribbean fear she is “no longer alive”.

Meghan’s dad reveals intimate photos

Meghan’s dad reveals intimate photos

Thomas Markle has opened up about his love for baby daughter Meghan saying he “knew she was going to be special” in a tell-all doco.

Fireys investigate what sparked house inferno

premium_icon Fireys investigate what sparked house inferno

WATCH: A house undergoing renovation has been left in ruins after a fire broke out on a rural property north of Mackay last night.

Cop’s half-naked sex romp

Cop’s half-naked sex romp

The police officer has been stripped of her gun and badge after allegedly having drunken sex with a male colleague while on the job.

Young girl tells of close encounter with puffer fish

premium_icon Young girl tells of close encounter with puffer fish

A young girl has put on a brave face to overcome her fear of water and marine animals after a painful incident while swimming at the Torres Strait.

Debris found in water as search continues for missing plane

premium_icon Debris found in water as search continues for missing plane

Debris has been found off Cape Moreton as authorities spent the night desperately searching for a missing light plane that took off from Caloundra yesterday.

China cuts off city as coronavirus cases soar

China cuts off city as coronavirus cases soar

The Chinese government has quarantined the city where the deadly coronavirus originated and plans to shut down the airport and public transport.

‘I’m going to steal you’: Terrifying threat to girl, 7

‘I’m going to steal you’: Terrifying threat to girl, 7

A mother has recounted how her seven-year-old daughter was approached by a man in a van who said he wanted to "steal her"

Fury at Red Cross for ‘stashing cash’ for future disasters

premium_icon Fury at Red Cross for ‘stashing cash’ for future disasters

The Red Cross has drawn fury for committing just $30m of $95m raised for victims immediately, with the charity condemned for stashing cash for future disasters.

'Can't explain': Turnbull slams Morrison

'Can't explain': Turnbull slams Morrison

Malcolm Turnbull has delivered a scathing assessment of Scott Morrison's actions during the bushfires, saying he "can't explain" why the PM would go on holiday.

Meghan’s Insta post raises eyebrows

Meghan’s Insta post raises eyebrows

Meghan Markle has shared a previously unseen snap on her Sussex Royal Instagram page, as debate rages over whether the couple should get to keep the brand name.

Monty Python star Terry Jones dead at 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones dead at 77

Monty Python star Terry Jones has died at the age of 77 after an “extremely brave” battle with a rare form of dementia, his family says.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Behind the lens of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Harrowing, heartbreaking and heroic images from the Australian bushfires. Warning some graphic images.

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