National News

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Schoolie flown to hospital after near-drowning at beach

Schoolie flown to hospital after near-drowning at beach

A teenaged school leaver has been flown to hospital after nearly drowning during beach celebrations.

Cops badly injured in assault

Cops badly injured in assault

A MALE police officer’s head was split open as he came to the aid of a female colleague who was being assaulted as the graphic image in this story shows.

Cop’s head split open in ‘deplorable’ attack

Cop’s head split open in ‘deplorable’ attack

Authorities have condemned a violent and “deplorable” attack on two police officers, which saw one’s forehead split open. WARNING: Graphic

Wild weekend: ‘Very dangerous storms’ predicted

Wild weekend: ‘Very dangerous storms’ predicted

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned of a weekend of rain and severe thunderstorms – some that may bring large hail, damaging winds.

Global map reveals worrying divide

Global map reveals worrying divide

Australia, and other developed countries, aren’t having enough babies — and new research shows why governments are freaking out.

Sex teacher ‘back’ with student

Sex teacher ‘back’ with student

The marriage of convicted paedophile Mary Kay Letourneau and the man she had sex with when he was 12 was on the rocks. Now things have changed.

Morrison to China: ‘back off’

Morrison to China: ‘back off’

Scott Morrison says Pacific nations should not be loaded up with “unsustainable” debt, in a shot at China’s growing influence.

‘Insurgents’: Turnbull’s dinner rant

‘Insurgents’: Turnbull’s dinner rant

Ousted PM Malcolm Turnbull has continued his attack on the government, lashing out at the instigator of the coup that saw him lose his job.

Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

NO doubt, autonomous vehicles will change a lot of things. But also our sex lives? Researchers say all that extra free time will lead to … the back seat.

Cunning plan to tame smashed Schoolies

Cunning plan to tame smashed Schoolies

The images are the same every year — kids hanging off balconies and vomiting on beaches — but this year might be different due to a very clever plan.

The safest place to be when lightning strikes

The safest place to be when lightning strikes

'THE saying is, under a tree is the worst place to be during a lightning storm - and this is true.'

What falling house prices mean

What falling house prices mean

After months of worrying news on the property market, there is a glimmer of hope on housing prices. And it all comes down to your expectations.

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

Hype over ‘once-in-a-generation’ teen

All eyes will be on a host of Aussie young guns — led by Sam Walsh — this week when their professional sporting futures take shape.

Explosives scattered on Sydney road

Explosives scattered on Sydney road

The bomb squad has been called to a major motorway in Sydney after a vehicle carrying explosive detonators rolled over.

Khmer leader who killed Aussies sentenced

Khmer leader who killed Aussies sentenced

As the United Nations sentenced Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea for his role in the Cambodian genocide, the court heard how he ordered two Australian deaths.

Darts farts: ‘It was eggs, rotten eggs’

Darts farts: ‘It was eggs, rotten eggs’

A professional darts competition turned foul as two rivals colourfully accused each other of letting rip in an attempt to put off their opponent.

The issues impacting Sydney’s liveability

The issues impacting Sydney’s liveability

THERE are serious issues that need to be addressed if Sydney is to maintain its high standard of living, writes Jonathan Chancellor.

Argentinian vineyard owners list Riverview home

Argentinian vineyard owners list Riverview home

THE owners of a South American winery have put their Riverview home on the market, but despite owning a vineyard there appears to be something missing.

Dark side of being a restaurant critic

Dark side of being a restaurant critic

Being a restaurant reviewer is a great job but there’s a dark side to the glamorous life of fine dining.

Taking a toddler to the movies is its own drama

Taking a toddler to the movies is its own drama

It’s the latest movie everyone is talking about, and instead of missing out Lillian Saleh decided to go to the movies with her 18-month-old toddler.

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