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Thu 27 Jun 2019

SPEAKING OUT: Folau says he was ‘backed into a corner’

SPEAKING OUT: Folau says he was ‘backed into a corner’

Israel Folau said he felt “backed into a corner” by Rugby Australia when the organisation tried to pay him to take his controversial social media post down.

Aussie milk at risk from dairy exodus

Aussie milk at risk from dairy exodus

NINE per cent of dairy farmers have been forced out of the industry in the last year alone — and the decline is set to continue.

Wealth climbs, but so does mortgage debt

Wealth climbs, but so does mortgage debt

PLUMMETING house prices meant Australians' mortgage debt continued to grow faster than the value of real estate assets during the March quarter.

VW family SUV’s amazing new tech

VW family SUV’s amazing new tech

The German giant’s new SUV is loaded with special equipment and technology, but one game-changing new feature is sure to save lives.

Wife, son in custody over NSW man's death

Wife, son in custody over NSW man's death

The wife and son of a man who died after a suspected fall at a home near Canberra in February have been formally refused bail.

Urgent hunt for Aussie in North Korea

Urgent hunt for Aussie in North Korea

The federal government is working with Sweden as they hunt for an Australian tour guide feared imprisoned in North Korea.

'Mad Hatter' Katter steps into boxing ring

'Mad Hatter' Katter steps into boxing ring

North Queensland MP Robbie "Mad Hatter" Katter will fight former State of Origin player John Doyle in a charity boxing bout.

Toxic printer fumes blamed for Qld attack

Toxic printer fumes blamed for Qld attack

A NSW man has been denied bail for allegedly attempting to murder a man and his elderly mother in Queensland last year.

Aust migration policy wins fans in US, UK

Aust migration policy wins fans in US, UK

AUSTRALIA'S policies on immigration have won admiration from both US President Donald Trump and the front contender for Britain's leadership, Boris Johnson.

Qld woman stabbed to death, boy hurt

Qld woman stabbed to death, boy hurt

A man will be charged with murder after a woman was stabbed to death and a child wounded in the remote Queensland community of Kowanyama.

Serious Apple Watch upgrade in the works

Serious Apple Watch upgrade in the works

APPLE'S been granted a patent to include some slick new features in its next generation of Apple Watches — and it may outslick your iPhone.

Star injured at Spice Girls concert

Star injured at Spice Girls concert

Emma Stone was among the Spice Girls super fans during the group’s tour but the actress has been left with a nasty souvenir she’d rather not have.

Drunk drives on rims down motorway, fails to notice

Drunk drives on rims down motorway, fails to notice

A NURSE found drunk behind the wheel of a car with just two tyres had claimed to a baffled magistrate he was looking for a place to pull over.

Dutton blasts Turnbull's last-ditch idea

Dutton blasts Turnbull's last-ditch idea

PETER Dutton has come out swinging against Malcolm Turnbull over a last-ditch attempt by the former prime minister to cling to the Liberal leadership last year.

Warning over Woolworths grocery scam

Warning over Woolworths grocery scam

Woolworths shoppers are being ripped off by a “fan” page of the supermarket that offers major giveaways of free groceries to followers.

Simple tax return mistake we’re making

Simple tax return mistake we’re making

Experts say one big mistake leaves taxpayers shocked when they receive their tax return. Here’s how to stop it from happening.

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has scored another stunner from inside his own half, sending football into into a complete meltdown.

Embarrassing parking fail from RACQ economist

Embarrassing parking fail from RACQ economist

My Friday night was spent retrieving my impounded car from a towing yard.

Rio Tinto director Dame Moya steps down

Rio Tinto director Dame Moya steps down

DAME Moya Greene will step down as a non-executive director of mining giant Rio Tinto with immediate effect.

Morrison tax plan in hands of crossbench

Morrison tax plan in hands of crossbench

THE federal government is confident its full suite of promised tax cuts will become law next week, as Senate crossbenchers weigh up whether to support them.

Gleeson win could ruin Logies ‘forever’

Gleeson win could ruin Logies ‘forever’

Grant Denyer has slammed comedian Tom Gleeson for “effectively taking the piss” with his campaign for the Gold Logie.

Copper at 5-week high on trade talk hopes

Copper at 5-week high on trade talk hopes

The increased prospect of a deal to end US-Chinese trade tensions helped boost the price of copper.

ABC asks to join whistleblower legal case

ABC asks to join whistleblower legal case

THE national broadcaster has become involved in the case against whistleblower David McBride, who has been charged over leaking documents.

What’s wrong with this police report?

What’s wrong with this police report?

A fraudster tried to pull off a $7000 travel insurance scam — but was exposed by a crucial error in the dodgy evidence he gave his insurer.

Crowded debate tipped to be a ‘mess’

Crowded debate tipped to be a ‘mess’

A WHOPPING 10 candidates will fight to outshine each other in a virtual speed-dating night. Who will come out on top in the first Democratic primary debate?

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