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Mon 16 Sep 2019

Teen’s horrifying deep-sea catch

Teen’s horrifying deep-sea catch

When “something quite big” tugged on this angler’s fishing line, the last thing he expected to reel in was a 300-million-year-old “alien”.

Man dies avoiding ‘determined’ magpie

Man dies avoiding ‘determined’ magpie

A CYCLIST frantically trying to avoid a magpie has died after he accidentally rode his bike off a path and smashed into a nearby fence.

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

A Kiwi “witch doctor” has been charged with murdering a family of five found on a cliff with a sole survivor — a 12-month-old baby girl.

Bride slammed for outrageous gift list

Bride slammed for outrageous gift list

A bride-to-be has been branded selfish after she took to social media to share an extravagant wedding gift list she expects from friends and family

Bach fave’s horror Photoshop fail

Bach fave’s horror Photoshop fail

CHELSIE McLeod quickly deleted a disastrously edited photo shortly after posting it — but not before the terrifying image was burnt into our memories forever.

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

It may look like a harmless bunch of teddy bears, but this fence in South Australia has divided a community — with council voting to have it destroyed.

Boat capsizes in Congo, 36 feared dead

Boat capsizes in Congo, 36 feared dead

A BOAT has capsized on the Congo River near Kinshasa with at least 36 people feared dead.

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

Mum’s insanely easy laundry hack

A QUEENSLAND mum who hated doing laundry has managed to cut her time on the chore in half — and it involves no baskets or washing lines.

Two episodes Friends creator regrets

Two episodes Friends creator regrets

The sitcom is still loved by millions of fans today, but there are two storylines Friends’ co-creator wishes they hadn’t used.

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

US claims that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil refineries are "maximum lies", Iran's foreign ministry says.

Leaving Neverland documentary wins Emmy

Leaving Neverland documentary wins Emmy

LEAVING Neverland, a documentary accusing Michael Jackson of molesting a young Australian dancer from the age of seven, has won an Emmy.

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China is holding parade rehearsals for its 70th anniversary with planes flying overhead and tanks and other military vehicles rumbling along Beijing streets

Violence flares again in Hong Kong

Violence flares again in Hong Kong

TEAR GAS and water cannons have been fired at protesters in Hong Kong as they defied a police ban to march.

Ricciardo facing 2021 F1 uncertainty

Ricciardo facing 2021 F1 uncertainty

A SIMPLE admission from Renault’s managing director may have Daniel Ricciardo looking into his options for the 2021 season.

‘I can’t do it’ How private medical debt is killing Americans

‘I can’t do it’ How private medical debt is killing...

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Bernie Sanders was in the middle of a routine campaign event when he heard the tragic story of a man on the brink.

Australia’s best beachhouse bargains

Australia’s best beachhouse bargains

With summer around the corner, now’s your chance to nab a classic Australian beachside property that’ll provide an idyllic seaside lifestyle.

Meghan’s nephew ‘names drug after Archie’

Meghan’s nephew ‘names drug after Archie’

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s estranged nephew says “Markle Sparkle” made him rich so he’s named a new strain of marijuana after baby Archie.

David Cameron disses Boris in new memoir

David Cameron disses Boris in new memoir

THE former British PM and ex-Tory leader has said that Boris only got behind Brexit to win the election in his new memoir.

Trump-Rouhani meet could still happen

Trump-Rouhani meet could still happen

WHITE House adviser Kellyanne Conway says the attacks on Saudi oil interests "did not help" prospects for a meeting between the US and Iranian presidents.

Royals send best wishes as Harry turns 35

Royals send best wishes as Harry turns 35

The royal family have posted birthday wishes on social media as Prince Harry celebrates his 35th birthday, his first as a father after the birth of son Archie.

Saudi drone attack ups tensions in region

Saudi drone attack ups tensions in region

THE drone attack on the Saudi oil sites has raised the stakes in the Gulf region, escalating tensions between the US and Iran and the risk of open conflict.

Israeli cabinet approves Jewish settlement

Israeli cabinet approves Jewish settlement

THE Israeli cabinet has moved to legalise a Jewish settlement in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank.

Iran says US bases, ships in missile range

Iran says US bases, ships in missile range

US bases and aircraft carriers are within range of Iranian missiles, an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander says.

Gigi shrugs off wardrobe malfunction

Gigi shrugs off wardrobe malfunction

Gigi Hadid didn’t let a wardrobe malfunction get in the way of the show at New York Fashion Week.

Bride-to-be swallows ring

Bride-to-be swallows ring

A HORRIFIED bride-to-be has revealed she swallowed her own engagement ring during a nightmare and the gigantic jewel had to be surgically removed.

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