National News

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Truck full of donated hay catches fire

Truck full of donated hay catches fire

A ROAD train driver, who was carrying bales of hay to drought-striken NSW farmers, has escaped uninjured after the truck he was driving caught on fire.

Acid attack survivor’s stalker battle

Acid attack survivor’s stalker battle

Perth woman Dana Vulin rebuilt her life after being set alight in 2012 — only to face a hellish new struggle just as life was looking up.

Wayne Bennett won’t cut Brisbane ties

Wayne Bennett won’t cut Brisbane ties

SACKED Broncos coach Wayne Bennett may have taken on the Rabbitohs earlier than expected, but he’s decided to keep his Brisbane options open.

Hidden explicit gag in PM photo

Hidden explicit gag in PM photo

WHEN Scott Morrison shared this selfie, he didn’t notice something about the mug. Now, the shock jock involved has left the station.

$5 cleaning hack blowing people’s minds

$5 cleaning hack blowing people’s minds

A bargain priced product has people raving online thanks to its incredible cleaning power, with some calling it better than bleach.

Morrison’s pre-election cash handout

Morrison’s pre-election cash handout

The Morrison government is chasing support before the election by considering cash handouts to particular demographics.

Vegan bride’s bizarre ban causes outrage

Vegan bride’s bizarre ban causes outrage

AN Aussie vegan bride has been slammed by her fellow vegans for going too far — after she revealed an unusual requirement for attending the wedding.

Afterpay sucks student into $3110 debt

Afterpay sucks student into $3110 debt

Buy now, pay later company executives have been grilled at a Senate inquiry looking into how they dominate young Australians’ debt.

Why you’ll never own a home

Why you’ll never own a home

A GROWING number of Aussies are convinced home ownership is now out of reach. But there’s more to the story than finances alone.

Trump’s extraordinary intervention

Trump’s extraordinary intervention

Donald Trump has made a stunning intervention into another country’s domestic politics - as absolute pandemonium takes hold.

NSW POLICE: 'You'll see us coming' on Australia Day weekend

NSW POLICE: 'You'll see us coming' on Australia Day weekend

“YOU'LL see us coming” is the message from police this January long weekend as they continue their high-visibility road police in country New South Wales.

Mum’s horror find on baby monitor

Mum’s horror find on baby monitor

A mum switched on her new baby monitor expecting to see her daughter’s room. But what she saw has sparked concerns about hacking.

This test could earn you more than $100k

This test could earn you more than $100k

IT'S a six figure salary job from the get go, but you’ll need to pass this test first. Here are four sample questions. Can you answer them?

‘Perfect evening’ before Bali death

‘Perfect evening’ before Bali death

The boyfriend of a woman who mysteriously drowned in a pool in Bali has recalled the “perfect evening” they shared before her tragic death.

Shocking footage leads to jail time

Shocking footage leads to jail time

A Sydney aged care worker who attacked an elderly dementia patient with a shoe and caused him to fall from a bed has been jailed.

Redstar Transport collapse: 'They left me broke'

Redstar Transport collapse: 'They left me broke'

ON DECEMBER 18 Ross Pettit, 62, returned to work. Two days later the company he worked for, Redstar Transport, collapsed.

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

HEATWAVE: The parts of Australia hitting 45C today

A SCORCHING day across two states could see the mercury reach ridiculous heights, turning forecast maps a scary purple colour.

Drunken Uber passenger’s hijack attempt

Drunken Uber passenger’s hijack attempt

A drunken Uber passenger has been caught on camera during a shocking highway hijacking attempt while cruising down the freeway at 100km/h.

Drivers could face tougher mobile phone laws

Drivers could face tougher mobile phone laws

How drivers interact with their phone behind the wheel is already extremely limited, but one organisation is calling for a harsher crackdown on motorists.

‘Im hanging by a thread’: Langbroek

‘Im hanging by a thread’: Langbroek

The radio host has opened up about her decision to live in Italy, after revealing she has “no idea” what she is doing ahead of the big move.

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