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Sat 21 Apr 2018

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

A BEACHSIDE resort has been evacuated after a smoke bomb exploded, exposing nine people including emergency services personnel to a toxic substance.

Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii dead at 28

GRAMMY-NOMINATED Swedish DJ Avicii has been found dead in the Middle East at the age of 28.

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

FISHERIES has been ramping up patrols in the net free zone off Cape Hillsborough after reports of almost daily mature turtle deaths around Seaforth.

Re-rolled cigarette butts blamed for positive saliva test

Re-rolled cigarette butts blamed for positive saliva test

A woman busted driving on ice claimed she hadn't used the drug and suggested re-rolling tobacco from discarded cigarettes butts could have been her downfall.

Coles recalls chocolate products

Coles recalls chocolate products

COLES chocolate blocks marketed to vegans have been recalled after it was today discovered they contained an undeclared dairy allergen.

Former AFL star found dead

Former AFL star found dead

A FORMER AFL player has been found dead in his Perth home at the age of 28.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

IPSWICH City Council has backed down on its decision to send all recyclables to landfill.

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

THE shocking behaviour of Australia’s banks has been dragged into the spotlight. Here’s what we know so far.

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Her parents had desperately tried to pry open the bedroom door, but by the time they gained access to her room it was too late, sources said.

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

THE FORMER president of a Coast organisation has been jailed for stealing more than $20,000 from the club.

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

PATCHY, isolated heavy falls could be expect over the next few days with the potential for conditions to worsen according to BOM forecasters.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

THE government is cracking down on welfare cheats, giving Australians one month to start paying back the $900m debt or risk copping interest charges.

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

The high-yield bond broker's name is on the birth certificate but the man's sister says the DNA test would be “a further desecration” of her brother’s remains.

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

STARVING puppies and breaking sticks were just some of the horrifying things found by police and the RSPCA when they raided properties while investigating an...

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police were forced to draw their guns when an 18-year-old woman walked along Hervey Bay’s Esplanade waving around a knife.

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