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Wed 5 Aug 2020

Virgin to retrench 3000 employees, ditch TigerAir brand

Virgin to retrench 3000 employees, ditch TigerAir brand

Virgin Australia will shed about one-third of its workforce as it seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

2750 tonnes of explosives in Beiruit blast warehouse

2750 tonnes of explosives in Beiruit blast warehouse

As Lebanon reels from an enormous explosion, its leader has revealed a disturbing fact about the warehouse at the centre of the blast.

Sad fallout of beloved Aussie duo

Sad fallout of beloved Aussie duo

The Woodies were one of the best sporting tandems Australia produced, but their on-court magic hasn’t resulted in a lifelong friendship.

Furore over ‘inappropriate’ milk name

Furore over ‘inappropriate’ milk name

First Coon, then Redskins, now Pauls’ “Smarter White” milk is said to be in the sights of a noted anti-racism campaigner. But is that the case?

Aussie one of dozens killed as deadly blast rocks Beirut

Aussie one of dozens killed as deadly blast rocks Beirut

A massive blast has killed dozens of people in Beirut and injured thousands more. Warning: Graphic content.

Tributes flow for ‘beautiful soul’ killed in highway crash

Premium Content Tributes flow for ‘beautiful soul’ killed in highway crash

A small North Queensland community has lost a “treasured” and “gentle soul” after a horrific car crash claimed the 17-year-old’s life in tragic circumstances.

Her children just want to know they are safe in home

Premium Content Her children just want to know they are safe in home

Kristine Ham spends many of her nights reassuring her young children the ‘baddies’ that broke into their home and threatened their dad with a ‘gun’ are in jail.

Why ‘coma in a bottle’ is the new ice

Premium Content Why ‘coma in a bottle’ is the new ice

The deadly drug fantasy is on the same trajectory as ice use, as new figures show two people are being busted with the ‘grossly addictive’ substance every day.

‘Monster’ saltie stalks fishos at popular Top End spot

Premium Content ‘Monster’ saltie stalks fishos at popular Top End spot

A “MONSTER” 4m crocodile gave a pair of Top End fishos the fright of their lives after stalking their small tinnie at a popular fishing spot. WATCH THE VIDEO

Donations from dead mum stolen from charity

Premium Content Donations from dead mum stolen from charity

CCTV has captured footage of donations being taken from Red Cross.

How a $2 head lice treatment could treat COVID-19 patients

Premium Content How a $2 head lice treatment could treat COVID-19 patients

A triple therapy of head lice treatment, zinc and a cheap antibiotic should be rolled out immediately to prevent COVID-19.

COVID contact forms: Why Queenslanders are telling lies

Premium Content COVID contact forms: Why Queenslanders are telling lies

In a massive risk to health and safety, one in 10 Brisbane residents say they have deliberately provided incorrect details on contact forms at cafes and restaurants.

Man charged over Sydney mum’s death

Man charged over Sydney mum’s death

Police have charged a man over the alleged murder of a woman in Sydney’s north west on Monday evening.

Queen’s birthday message to Meghan amid royal rift

Premium Content Queen’s birthday message to Meghan amid royal rift

The royal family has reached out to Meghan Markle on her 39th birthday, despite the deep rifts caused by a bombshell biography.

Partygoers gunned down in Los Angeles

Partygoers gunned down in Los Angeles

A party reportedly thrown for an unnamed NFL player has descended into chaos with several revellers being left in critical condition.

Only way TikTok may survive in Australia

Premium Content Only way TikTok may survive in Australia

Microsoft has one month to save TikTok from bans in countries including Australia after Donald Trump set an ultimatum for the Chinese social network.

Virus spread fears as test wait times blow out

Premium Content Virus spread fears as test wait times blow out

Doctors are increasingly concerned that a blowout in the wait time for COVID-19 test results in Queensland is heightening the risk of people not properly isolating.

Australian reporter corners Donald Trump

Australian reporter corners Donald Trump

Donald Trump sat down for an interview with a widely respected Australian political reporter. It ended up being wild on many, many levels.

Worrying trend: Prepare for life without vaccine

Worrying trend: Prepare for life without vaccine

Australia needs to face up to an uncomfortable reality about a coronavirus vaccine and prepare for a life without one, say experts.

‘Sovereign citizen’ line infuriates cops

‘Sovereign citizen’ line infuriates cops

Some Victorians think they are beyond the law and are calling themselves “sovereign citizens”, with a move that’s infuriating police.

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