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Wed 16 Oct 2019

Mum finds out 30 yrs after birth her baby didn't die

Mum finds out 30 yrs after birth her baby didn't die

EVER year on her baby’s birthday, for almost three decades - Tina Bejarano would mourn the loss. Then the unthinkable happened.

Polar pulse leads to thundersnow warning

Polar pulse leads to thundersnow warning

The end of the week will see a bizarre weather contrast with maximum temperatures 40C lower in VIC than some parts of QLD due to a vicious cold front

Mystery $50m winner's location revealed

Mystery $50m winner's location revealed

Last night’s Oz Lotto $50 million jackpot has been drawn — and one person has taken out the lot but is yet to claim the prize.

Monkeys tortured in lab experiments

Monkeys tortured in lab experiments

Shocking footage emerges showing monkeys and dogs being brutally experimented on, prompting calls for the lab to be closed down. Warning: Graphic

Tax deadline that could cost you $1050

Tax deadline that could cost you $1050

A brutal cut-off date is looming for all Aussies — and if you stuff up, the ATO will “bring out the big guns” and “escalate the pain”.

Woman found after bush SOS

Woman found after bush SOS

A woman lost in dense scrub was rescued after she managed to leave an SOS message in the bush alerting police to her whereabouts.

Elton John sensationally slams Lion King

Elton John sensationally slams Lion King

He wrote the music, but Elton John says this year’s Lion King remake was a “huge disappointment” that made one massive mistake.

Hong Kong melts down over LeBron

Hong Kong melts down over LeBron

There was an explosive response to LeBron James’ controversial comments on China — in Hong Kong and from another NBA star.

Grease spin-off TV series announced

Grease spin-off TV series announced

Hollywood’s obsession with reboots continues, with a major network announcing a TV version of the musical, Grease. But there’s a twist.

NASA could get to Mars in 13 minutes

NASA could get to Mars in 13 minutes

As more countries join the race to explore space, a NASA scientist has revealed a new propulsion method that could give his agency the edge.

$15 Kmart item turns girl ‘alien’ green

$15 Kmart item turns girl ‘alien’ green

The unicorn bathroom kit seemed like some innocent school holiday fun — until Kerri Sackville heard her daughter shout from the bathroom.

Meghan reveals Archie’s major milestone

Meghan reveals Archie’s major milestone

Meghan Markle has revealed a first for baby Archie at a charity event, where Prince Harry delivered an emotional speech.

Uber driver’s ‘sleazy’ proposition to Aussie woman

Uber driver’s ‘sleazy’ proposition to Aussie woman

A Queensland woman was asked repeatedly by her Uber driver to be “friends with benefits” — free rides in exchange for sexual favours.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Mass recall: another 80,000 cars

Mass recall: another 80,000 cars

Troubled tech could bring 80,000 car owners in for a second recall to remedy loss in power, preventing cars from restarting.

Cop car wrecked in tram bingle

Cop car wrecked in tram bingle

Police officers were responding to a call in a major ctiy's CBD when their vehicle hit a tram and smashed into a bollard.

Man who stabbed ex-partner to death in courthouse jailed

Man who stabbed ex-partner to death in courthouse jailed

A man who smuggled a knife into a court complex and stabbed his ex-partner six times, killing her in seconds, has been jailed.

Faulty Jeep costs couple nearly $50K

Faulty Jeep costs couple nearly $50K

A couple’s 11-month battle with Jeep over their new Grand Cherokee Laredo drove them “crazy” and lost them nearly $50,000.

‘Men who split bills are douchebags’

‘Men who split bills are douchebags’

A single woman’s rant about her disdain for potential lovers who go halves instead of footing the entire bill for a date is causing outrage

Staggering sum Adele makes per day

Staggering sum Adele makes per day

She hasn’t released a record since 2016, but Adele’s still managed to rake in a truly eye-watering amount of money every single day since.

Passenger claims airline ruined marriage

Passenger claims airline ruined marriage

A Melbourne woman who claimed a lack of water on a flight to Dubai led to her collapse and marriage breakdown has lost in court

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