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Sun 29 Nov 2020

Darth Vader actor dead at 85

Darth Vader actor dead at 85

Star Wars actor Dave Prowse who played Darth Vader has died, his agent confirmed on Sunday morning.

Dramatic penguin rescue live on-air

Dramatic penguin rescue live on-air

Live footage of a penguin parade left an expert commentator extremely concerned after she noticed something unusual around one’s neck.

'Tyson got robbed': World erupts over judges' 'insanity'

'Tyson got robbed': World erupts over judges' 'insanity'

A huge boxing scandal has erupted after Mike Tyson put Roy Jones Jr to the sword only for the judges to snub him in a moment of daylight robbery.

Cool down in seconds with this simple trick

Cool down in seconds with this simple trick

It’s 40 degrees outside and we’re officially melting – but an easy trick you can use with a popular skincare item will cool you down in seconds.

Top health tips and how to reset your body clock in 2021

Premium Content Top health tips and how to reset your body clock in 2021

Dr Danielle McMullen knows the health issues that come from changes in eating, exercise, lack of sleep and stress. Here she gives her best tips to recharge.

‘Now my grandson’s a bastard’: Ibrahims duped by sheik

Premium Content ‘Now my grandson’s a bastard’: Ibrahims duped by sheik

When a sheik ripped off the sister of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim, she got to work on getting even, a phone call to her jailed brother Michael reveals.

Aussie music star tells of suicide heartbreak

Premium Content Aussie music star tells of suicide heartbreak

Nathan Cavaleri has revealed more about his mental health battle and the loss of a loved one to suicide, as the music industry grapples with its own crisis.

Australia set to fight back against China

Australia set to fight back against China

Australia has threatened to take action against China after it slapped a harsh penalty on us last week. But there’s one key question the government has dodged.

Mum’s unusual behaviour before vanishing

Mum’s unusual behaviour before vanishing

This Victorian mum was spotted by police in bright pink boots walking down the centre of the road in the middle of the night. She hasn’t been seen since.

Cruel twist of fate in mystery of missing Boyne Island man

Premium Content Cruel twist of fate in mystery of missing Boyne Island man

Scared and alone: Missing man’s wife sick with worry and without access to money as couple’s accounts frozen.

Man attacked and forced into car at Coast hotel

Premium Content Man attacked and forced into car at Coast hotel

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward after a man was assaulted and forced into a black BMW by a group of men on the Gold Coast.

Icons under threat as half of Fraser razed

Premium Content Icons under threat as half of Fraser razed

Two of Fraser Island’s biggest tourist destinations remain on high alert as a bushfire scorches nearly half the island’s land mass.

Burned nurse’s ‘baffling’ diary

Burned nurse’s ‘baffling’ diary

The case of a nurse found suffering severe burns in bushland has baffled police for years. A detailed diary she kept gave police some crucial clues.

Heatwave to bring temps as high as 42C

Heatwave to bring temps as high as 42C

Trouble sleeping last night? This alarming fact from the Bureau of Meteorology explains why. And the sweltering weather is set to continue today.

First vaccine jabs could take place in days

First vaccine jabs could take place in days

The UK could become the first western country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with the first injections possibly taking place within days.

Australia’s $10 billion shame

Australia’s $10 billion shame

Australia has a $10.3 billion problem and it’s a concern that has been aggravated by the coronavirus crisis. Here’s what can be done.

Queensland kids’ allergies skyrocket

Premium Content Queensland kids’ allergies skyrocket

Hospital admissions for severe allergic reactions in kids have risen in Queensland, as calls for mandatory training of childcare staff have been ignored.

How red tape let vulnerable teens down

Premium Content How red tape let vulnerable teens down

NSW's child protection bureaucrats have been slammed over multiple suicides of teenagers, with one former worker describing the system as “a nightmare”.

Cruise ships unveil new COVID health protocols

Premium Content Cruise ships unveil new COVID health protocols

Daily temperature checks and a ban on self-service buffets are just some of the health measures put forward by the cruise industry to get them sailing again.

My son is not a terrorist, says devastated mum

Premium Content My son is not a terrorist, says devastated mum

The mother of a Bundaberg man charged with a terrorism offence has taken to social media to declare his innocence.

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