National News

Wed 13 Nov 2019

$11 Aldi product that’s ‘fooled’ experts

$11 Aldi product that’s ‘fooled’ experts

A festive Aldi food item has just scored big in a blind taste test, but there’s a luxury ingredient that has “fooled” the judges.

$269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

$269,800 Aussie job nobody wants

These seriously high-paying roles would be a dream gig for most of us. But there’s a surprising reason why they just can’t be filled.

Police investigating seven suspicious fires across NSW

Police investigating seven suspicious fires across NSW

Police suspect seven fires have been deliberately lit across NSW. Anyone with information on these particular fires, should contact police.

Couple’s house full of 24 koalas

Couple’s house full of 24 koalas

Inside their loungeroom, Christeen and Paul are working around the clock to save two dozen koalas caught up in devastating bushfires.

The real reason Angie quit Gogglebox revealed

The real reason Angie quit Gogglebox revealed

Gogglebox fans were devastated when Angie and Yvie left the show last year - and now the Bachelorette has revealed the real reason behind their decision.

Big problem with ‘irresponsible’ sign

Big problem with ‘irresponsible’ sign

At first glance it looks like the outside of any corner store — but this shop front hides an “extremely irresponsible” message, it’s been found.

Fire started by teens with a ciggie

Fire started by teens with a ciggie

Police have revealed teenagers are responsible for a fire that destroyed homes and a historic lodge on the Gold Coast but won’t prosecute them.

Mum fined for leaving car window slightly open

Mum fined for leaving car window slightly open

When Emily left her car she decided to leave the window open a couple of centimetres. When she returned, she was horrified to discover she'd been fined.

‘That’s a fallacy’: Fire claim slapped down

‘That’s a fallacy’: Fire claim slapped down

Debate has raged over how the bushfires Australia has battled could have been reduced in power. But one issue continues to dominate.

Full list of road closures affected by fires in QLD and NSW

Full list of road closures affected by fires in QLD and NSW

Here is the full list of road closures as a result of the Queensland and New South Wales bushfire emergency.

Firey’s heroic decision as flames closed in

Firey’s heroic decision as flames closed in

As flames lapped at the roof of a hilltop home in this rural hamlet, Rural Fire Service volunteers made a heroic decision.

Teacher who molested teen loses bid to appeal

Teacher who molested teen loses bid to appeal

A female teacher who molested a teenage student she claimed to be in love with, has failed to convince a court her sentence of community work was ‘excessive’.

Woolies’ surprising $8.5 billion gamble

Woolies’ surprising $8.5 billion gamble

Woolworths and Caltex have teamed up for an unexpected and huge new project – and it’s good news for Aussie shoppers in a hurry.

Aussie couple slapped with $120k debt after premature birth

Aussie couple slapped with $120k debt after premature birth

Aussie couple Ellice Moi and Rhys McGowan knew that becoming parents would not be easy. But nothing planned them for this journey into parenthood.

Victims 'gutted' by court's Pell decision

Victims 'gutted' by court's Pell decision

The father of a boy molested by cardinal George Pell says he is devastated at the decision to grant the 78-year-old another appeal.

'Long way to go': Windy conditions cause havoc on fire front

'Long way to go': Windy conditions cause havoc on fire front

One colossal fire covering 150,000 hectares is still threatening populated areas today after a night of shifting conditions for firefighters.

Aussie Fortnite gamer avoids jail

Aussie Fortnite gamer avoids jail

A Sydney gamer who pleaded guilty to assaulting his pregnant partner who asked him to come to dinner has avoided being sent to jail.

World reacts to Aussie bushfires

World reacts to Aussie bushfires

A wall of flames, Sydney under threat, red skies and choking smoke – this is how the world’s media covered Australia’s bushfires crisis.

Penis-chopping wife ‘shamed, vilified’

Penis-chopping wife ‘shamed, vilified’

Amanda Knox and Lorena Bobbitt say they have bonded over their exploitation by the media and how they refuse to “crawl under a rock”.

Pammy begs Morrison to help Assange

Pammy begs Morrison to help Assange

Pamela Anderson has fired off a series of open letters pleading with Scott Morrison and Donald and Melania Trump to stop the extradition of Assange to the US.

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