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Fri 17 Aug 2018

BREAKING: Football field contaminated with asbestos

BREAKING: Football field contaminated with asbestos

HUNDREDS of children have potentially been exposed to poisonous materials as they ran, crashed and tackled during games and training.

Alcott blasts airline after wheelchair fail

Alcott blasts airline after wheelchair fail

AUSSIE paralympian has called for Australian airlines to “get their sh** together” after an embarrassing stuff-up on Friday.

‘They’ll do anything for a buck’

‘They’ll do anything for a buck’

IT’S the fringe industry most Aussies only heard whispers of but a few horror incidents have thrown it into the spotlight — and those playing by the rules aren’t...

VIDEO: Scuba diver saves 2m shark from 'terrible death'

VIDEO: Scuba diver saves 2m shark from 'terrible death'

"I FOUGHT my fear... the shark was moving violently, but I was determined to save it.”

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

Woman plucked from crumbling cliff by volunteers

"SHE was scared that if she moved she’d fall down the cliff face into the water".

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

Childcare worker had child exploitation material

The 32-year-old man pleaded guilty but can still apply for a Blue Card after no conviction was recorded.

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

From chemo to ‘ripped’ six pack

IN JUST six months this man completely changed his body after battling through gruelling cancer treatment. This is how he did it.

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

THE curtain has been lifted on the Heath Ledger-like demise of one of sport’s great champions and the devastating drug addiction that cost him his life.

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

Woman denied job for refusing handshake awarded $6K compo

A MUSLIM woman has been awarded $6000 in compensation after she was denied a job for refusing to shake the interviewer’s hand.

Baby rescued as parents overdose

Baby rescued as parents overdose

THIS is the shocking moment an overheating baby is rescued from a car on a 31C day while her parents lie nearby, overdosing on heroin.

Young man wins $50m jackpot

Young man wins $50m jackpot

A YOUNG Melbourne man in his 20s has been revealed as one of the winners from last night’s $100 million Powerball jackpot.

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Thousands of jobs up for grabs as mothballed mines return

Employing CQ locals key to sustaining mining upturn: Councillor Neil Fisher

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

FOOTAGE has been obtained of the giraffe theft that occurred on Mary St in the Gympie region.

Hit-and-run driver escapes jail

Hit-and-run driver escapes jail

A WOMAN, who left a 13-year-old girl for dead while she was out cycling, has escaped a jail term for fleeing the scene.

Foul play: ‘Poo dogger’ caught in the act

Foul play: ‘Poo dogger’ caught in the act

AN Adelaide man has taken a leaf out of the infamous “poo jogger” saga and caught a culprit in the act. At least it’s a dog this time.

Hawkins confirms bombshell Myer rumour

Hawkins confirms bombshell Myer rumour

AFTER days of speculation, former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins has confirmed a rumour about a major change for Myer.

Aretha’s long history of famous feuds

Aretha’s long history of famous feuds

ARETHA Franklin had a fierce reputation for public feuds and shady remarks about many of music’s biggest names: Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Mariah Carey among her...

Bungling wannabe car thief  snared by his pants

Bungling wannabe car thief snared by his pants

THERE’S dumb and then there’s this guy — a wannabe car thief who allegedly crashed a vehicle into a garden bed, caught his pants in a barbed wire fence and then...

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

SHANE Warne is alarmed by a perceived lack of batting depth in Australian cricket, saying there are not six Test-quality batsmen in the country right now.

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

‘Facebook rapist’ jailed for sick attacks

A RAPIST who preyed on 14 teenage girls and young women he met through Facebook, Tinder and Snapchat has been called “nothing short of despicable”.

‘Lost for words’: Stars rage at tennis overhaul

‘Lost for words’: Stars rage at tennis overhaul

THE Davis Cup as we knew it is no more after a massive shake-up was confirmed overnight — and the tennis world is fuming.

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

England's Danny Cipriani was fined £2000 ($A2500) after pleading guilty to common assault following an incident at a nightclub on the island of Jersey

Raceday focus: Best bets at Taree, Bathurst

Raceday focus: Best bets at Taree, Bathurst

TRAINER Jeff Englebrecht will have his eye on both ends of the field in the Hopkins Livermore Cup at Taree.

Sub-60! Snedeker stuns with rare feat

Sub-60! Snedeker stuns with rare feat

BRANDT Snedeker became only the ninth golfer in US PGA Tour history to fire an 11-under 59 in the first round of the Wyndham Championship.

Fagan fumes after Lion’s ‘soft’ sledge

Fagan fumes after Lion’s ‘soft’ sledge

BRISBANE defender Nick Robertson has added some spice to Saturday’s QClash, saying the Gold Coast Suns are soft. And his coach wasn’t happy about it.

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