National News

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Two big reasons the A380 failed

Two big reasons the A380 failed

IT'S loved by passengers, loathed by airline executives and feared by accountants. Now we know why the world’s largest airliner has been axed.

Car dealers overstocked and slash 2018-plate vehicles

Car dealers overstocked and slash 2018-plate vehicles

Car dealers are overstocked with 2018-plated vehicles giving potential buyers the chance to save thousands on a new ride.

Trump to declare national emergency

Trump to declare national emergency

US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency after he was unable to get the $5 billion needed for his border wall.

‘Untouchable’: Philip learns his fate

‘Untouchable’: Philip learns his fate

Prince Philip crashed his car into a vehicle with a mother and a young baby. But police have made a staggering decision.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Airstrip sparks wild China invasion claim

Airstrip sparks wild China invasion claim

It’s a little known airfield built on red dirt in the middle of nowhere. Should we believe claims that it leaves Australia exposed?

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Australia’s $1.8 trillion ticking time bomb

Australia’s $1.8 trillion ticking time bomb

Australians have a trillion dollar problem they are trying to break. But like any habit, it isn’t easy.

Harry’s secret jealousy of William

Harry’s secret jealousy of William

Amid rumours of a feud, new details have emerged about the hidden rivalry between Prince Harry and his older brother Prince William.

Wild One Nation Brawl at Parliament House

Wild One Nation Brawl at Parliament House

A physical clash has rocked Parliament after Pauline Hanson accused a senator of harassing staff, and Brian Burston said she “rubbed her fingers up his spine”.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Cool new $2 coin released to mark 60th anniversary

Cool new $2 coin released to mark 60th anniversary

A new coin to be released into circulation pays tribute to an Australian legend most of us will remember from our childhood.

Banks face whopping new punishments

Banks face whopping new punishments

Banks still dealing with the fallout from the royal commission are now facing the prospect of massively increased penalties for wrongdoing.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

ScoMo still Australia’s preferred PM

ScoMo still Australia’s preferred PM

The Coalition has held its electoral ground but still remains on course for a crushing election defeat, according to Newspoll.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

ELON Musk has lifted the lid on the electric maker’s next quirky technology updates that will protect your vehicle and pets but it isn’t for everyone.

Abbott finally explains onion moment

Abbott finally explains onion moment

It was the moment that had Australia collectively scratching its head, and now Tony Abbott has finally explained why he did it.

$99 Aldi travel item sparking frenzy

$99 Aldi travel item sparking frenzy

Brace yourself for Saturday morning shopping scenes “like rush hour on Boxing Day”. One of Aldi’s most popular sales is on again.

Sales takes on ‘contemptuous’ bank boss

Sales takes on ‘contemptuous’ bank boss

Outgoing NAB chairman Dr Ken Henry fronted up to Leigh Sales on 7.30, and she wasted no time asking about his behaviour at the royal commission.

Clive Palmer’s bizarre big reveal

Clive Palmer’s bizarre big reveal

Controversial billionaire Clive Palmer has revealed the mysterious announcement he shelled out big money for in a two-minute television ad.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Rolf Harris ‘waved at kids’ on school grounds

Rolf Harris ‘waved at kids’ on school grounds

Police are investigating after the disgraced former TV presenter allegedly walked onto the grounds of a school before he was told to leave.

Clean-up begins in Townsville as regions now on alert

Clean-up begins in Townsville as regions now on alert

THREE people including a young girl have had a lucky escape after their vehicle overturned in floodwaters. It comes as new warnings have been issued and Townsville...

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Hero boaties save stranded residents and pets

Hero boaties save stranded residents and pets

Dozens of people braved the deluge on their private boats as they searched for stranded residents and their pets to ferry them to safety

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