National News

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Search for mystery $1m lotto winner

Search for mystery $1m lotto winner

If you bought a lottery ticket in Sydney’s CBD in December, you’d want to make sure you triple-checked your numbers.

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

Australia dominates world’s priciest cities ranking

FIVE Aussie cities have been ranked among the world’s 20 priciest with many of the country’s regional towns also deemed more unaffordable than New York.

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

BBQ explosion causes serious burns

A MAN is in hospital with significant burns after a barbecue exploded in his face in Moorooka.

Man chained to machine at hospital demolition site

Man chained to machine at hospital demolition site

"I CAN'T see another way to bring attention to this... I am sick of community assets being sold off”.

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

Stranded woman thanks truckie: 'No words for his generosity'

STUCK alone in the middle of the outback with a blown tyre, hours away from any service station, and no phone signal was this woman’s idea of a horror story.

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Amazon’s bog scrubbing bot costs $700

Scrubbing the toilet is easily the most dreaded job in any house. Now, thanks to the power of technology, you can make a robot do it for you.

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

‘Instagram helped kill my daughter’

‘Instagram helped kill my daughter’

Teenager Molly did her homework and packed her bag for school the next day, but hours later was found dead. Her dad blames Instagram.

Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat

Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat

Commuters were shocked to see a 2.4m mako shark’s head bopping around on a boat as fisherman transported it across the Sydney.

‘Like a lunatic asylum’: Inside Australia’s worst address

‘Like a lunatic asylum’: Inside Australia’s worst address

A WOMAN was allegedly just thrown off a balcony at one of Sydney’s most notorious public housing blocks but residents say “at night it gets even worse”.

Mum dies after celeb butt lift surgery

Mum dies after celeb butt lift surgery

A woman who travelled to Turkey for a Brazilian bum lift has died after developing horror complications during the procedure.

Pizza shop that’s a ‘safe haven’ for women

Pizza shop that’s a ‘safe haven’ for women

A pizza shop in Melbourne has offered to be a “safe haven” for women in the wake of the murder of student Aiia Massarwe.

Why would any woman sign up for this?

Why would any woman sign up for this?

You’re called a sl*t or an ugly cow, your appearance is criticised and rape threats are par for the course. Welcome to life as a female politician.

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Kmart’s $59 cult item sells out instantly

Nothing creates a shopping frenzy like a cult bargain homewares item. This is the latest one that has sent bloggers into a meltdown.

Huge increase in organ donations

Huge increase in organ donations

Last year news.com.au launched a campaign to support organ donation and helped increase the number of transplants to its highest rate ever.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

‘It could have chopped the car in half’

‘It could have chopped the car in half’

A Melbourne woman who is lucky to be alive is suing after a highway sign fell on her car, leaving her with terrifying flashbacks.

Mum’s memorial burnout for dead sons

Mum’s memorial burnout for dead sons

A week after her two sons, fleeing police in a stolen car, were killed when it crashed, a mum has paid tribute in a way they would have “loved”.

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern would be used to handling tricky situations - but she appeared shocked when a BBC interviewer said this to her.

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

Barty whisper triggers psychological war

A tennis commentator claims a comment Ashleigh Barty said under her breath “poked” Czech weapon Petra Kvitova the wrong way.

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