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Thu 9 Apr 2020

'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

premium_icon 'I think she was dead before one of us set her alight'

A sexual sadist and killer who has been behind bars for more than 36 years for killing Julie Ann Muirhead is set to be freed from prison.

Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

premium_icon Michael Zanco 'murder' trial could be years away

The family of Michael Zanco could be waiting years before four people charged over his death face trial.

MP reveals how vulnerable southwest is to COVID-19 outbreak

premium_icon MP reveals how vulnerable southwest is to COVID-19 outbreak

WITH no ICU beds in all of southwest Queensland, the Warrego MP has outlined a “very concerning” outlook if coronavirus arrives in the region.

MAFS star slams ‘flop’ of a season

MAFS star slams ‘flop’ of a season

One of this year’s brides from the Channel 9 reality show has turned on the program, saying the latest season was “s**t”.

CUTTING IT CLOSE: Local hairdressers need support

premium_icon CUTTING IT CLOSE: Local hairdressers need support

A ROMA hair salon owner says although her doors remain open, her income has decreased by at least 40 per cent due to social distancing laws.

Why this acrobat isn’t flipping out over virus restrictions

premium_icon Why this acrobat isn’t flipping out over virus restrictions

Like many enterprising fitness fanatics, Elastic Banz has embraced a new way of operating in uncertain times.

Biggest change to Cadbury in 50 years

Biggest change to Cadbury in 50 years

To celebrate a new chocolate bar, Cadbury has overhauled its famed look after half a century - and Australia is the first to see it.

COVID BATTLE RAMPS UP: Police, health officials join forces

premium_icon COVID BATTLE RAMPS UP: Police, health officials join forces

THE Easter holiday period marks a “crucial” moment in preventing the spread of the virus on the Northern Rivers.

Are childcare centres still safe?

Are childcare centres still safe?

With coronavirus cases still rising and many parents still working, people are asking if they should still send their kids to daycare.

Thousands flee Wuhan in droves as lockdown is lifted

Thousands flee Wuhan in droves as lockdown is lifted

After 11 weeks of being cooped up indoors, tens of thousands of people are fleeing Wuhan in dramatic scenes as lockdown is officially lifted.

Star opens doors to his $100m marble-covered mega mansion

Star opens doors to his $100m marble-covered mega mansion

He may have started from the bottom – but now Drake is living like royalty in his newly-designed custom-built mega-mansion, that’s been dubbed ‘the Embassy’.

Roma startup business goes international within two weeks

premium_icon Roma startup business goes international within two weeks

A ROMA woman who started a home business after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the economy is already sending orders overseas and getting inquiries from major fast-food...

Secret deal reveals Ferrari cover-up

Secret deal reveals Ferrari cover-up

A secret settlement clause has gagged Formula 1 from revealing the truth of its investigation into Ferrari cheating accusations.

Inmates charged after prisoner almost killed in cell

premium_icon Inmates charged after prisoner almost killed in cell

Two prison inmates have been charged over an alleged attempted murder after a 26-year-old was stabbed several times to his chest, back and neck while in cell.

Coronavirus protection for renters

premium_icon Coronavirus protection for renters

Landlords will not be able to evict tenants who can’t pay their rent during the coronavirus crisis under strict new state protection measures approved today.

Cops face court in relation to student death

premium_icon Cops face court in relation to student death

Two police officers have faced court today after being charged with perjury and assault in relation to the death of university student Charlie Robertson.

OH SNAP!: Three-metre croc facing removal

premium_icon OH SNAP!: Three-metre croc facing removal

Under crocodile management guidelines the animal could be targeted for removal.

Trump quizzed on pardon for Joe Exotic

Trump quizzed on pardon for Joe Exotic

US president Donald Trump has revealed whether he’ll consider granting Tiger King star Joe Exotic a pardon from prison.

Australian vaccine set for overseas test

premium_icon Australian vaccine set for overseas test

A coronavirus vaccine developed in Australia is on its way overaseas to be tested on live samples, as hopes of a cure to the pandemic grow.

Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

premium_icon Cops swarm in Easter getaway crackdown

Police have swarmed the Port of Brisbane today, turning away people heading off for an Easter island getaway.

Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Boaties cop huge fines for violating COVID-19 rules

Water Police will be out in force this Easter long weekend to enforce COVID-19 restrictions after already handing out more than $10,000 in fines.

Live graphic: COVID-19 spread mapped across QLD

premium_icon Live graphic: COVID-19 spread mapped across QLD

Queensland’s coronavirus spread has been mapped across the state with one region recording a 33 per cent spike in cases in the past week.

Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

premium_icon Cop's shoulder dislocated during horrifying arrest

A reckless driver who dislocated a Toowoomba police officer’s shoulder by mowing him down in a stolen car has been jailed. VIDEO INSIDE.

Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

premium_icon Bizarre scenes as fuel prices dip below $1

Bizarre scenes are unfolding at service stations across as fuel dips to prices not seen for years.

Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

premium_icon Couple ‘broken’ after thieves steal from struggling cafe

‘This has broken us’: Business owners say the hit has further destroyed them, after having to let 11 casual staff go.

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