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National

Man Killed By Flying Gas Bottle As Sydney Lashed By Severe Storm

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A severe thunderstorm has felled trees and triggered power outages across Sydney as damaging winds and large hailstones battered the central and southern parts of coastal NSW.

National

National

Entire East Coast Under Thunderstorm Warning With 'Dangerous' Weather Predicted

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Severe storms are set to batter much of NSW and Victoria on Tuesday afternoon, with nearly the entire coastline under a red warning for damaging weather.

National

National

A Tale Of Two Australias: Both Heat And Hail Forecast This Weekend

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Some parts of the country are in for a heatwave this weekend, while others will be smashed by rain. Here's what is forecast for your area.

National

National

Disease-Carrying Mozzies Set To Swarm After East Coast's Torrential Rain

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Nobody likes mosquitoes -- not only are they stinging pests, but they also carry a host of diseases.

National

National

From Sewage To Animal Carcasses, Why Swimming In Floodwater Is Dangerous And Disgusting

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A dire warning has been issued urging people not to enter floodwaters or risk swimming with a number of nasties including dead animals and bacteria.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dolphins Found Shot And Stabbed On Popular Beach

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

National

National

Residents In Coastal Communities Brace For More Wild Weather As Cyclone Looms

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Communities in coastal areas of Queensland and New South Wales are bracing for more wild weather, flooding, and a possible cyclone.

National

National

Desperately-Needed Rain Gives Farmers A 'Psychological Boost', But Won't Break Drought

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Desperately-need rain has lifted spirits, boosted soil moisture and provided "huge relief" to livestock producers in some of the nations most drought-affected communities.

National

National

Was The Big Wet Enough To Top Up NSW Dams?

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NSW has seen one of the wettest weekends in decades, and while it caused catastrophic damage to some areas, it has been a blessing for the state's dangerously low dam levels.

National

National

Torrential Rain Has Helped To Put Out Most Of The Bushfires In NSW

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As NSW copped a record-breaking soaking on the weekend, many were left asking ‘has it helped our firefighters?’ The Rural Fire Service has confirmed it absolutely did.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Reunites With Dog After Seeing Her On Beer Can Years Later

6 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

National

National

Desperate Search Concludes After Man 'Washed Away In Flood Waters' In NSW

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Police are continuing to investigate after a male passenger was swept away inside his car during horror flooding in Sydney's north.

National

National

Huge Downpour Brings Two Years Of Drinking Water To Drought-Hit Town

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A drought-crippled town in southern Queensland has been gifted with two years' worth of drinking water that flowed into its dam overnight after a huge downpour.

National

National

Brothers Paddle Boogie Board In Macca's Drive Thru As Flood Waters Soak NSW

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Fast food drive-thrus usually won't serve people on foot or bicycles -- but they don't say anything about boogie boards.

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Updated

Thousands Without Power As NSW Cops Heaviest Rain In Two Decades

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Devastating storms have ripped though eastern NSW, forcing flood evacuations and leaving tens of thousands without electricity.

National

National

More Torrential Rain, Flooding, Damaging Winds Still To Come For NSW

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Emergency services are urging NSW residents to plan ahead as the state braces for another wet day, with more torrential rain expected to drench a number of areas on Sunday.

National

National

'Life-Threatening Flash Flooding' Forecast For Parts Of NSW

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Up to 200mm of rain could fall in parts of the NSW Central Coast, creating potentially life-threatening flash flooding.

World

World

'They Were Protecting The Baby': Four Boys Lost In Blizzard Found Alive

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Four boys, aged between two and 14, have been found alive huddled together in a hole after they went missing during a blizzard in rural Alaska.

National

National

Flash-Flood Warning As Week-Long Drenching Set To Soak East Coast

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A deluge of rain has started falling in NSW and Queensland, but authorities are concerned heavier downpours in the north could trigger flash flooding.

National

National

Drought-Stricken States Prepare For A Drenching, Possible Flash Floods

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After suffering through a dry summer of fire storms and heatwaves, several states will experience heavy rain in the coming days.

National

National

Dig Out Those Umbrellas, More Rain Is On Its Way For The Next Week

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Large parts of NSW will cop significant rainfall in coming days, with nearly a week straight of rain predicted.

Health

Health

The Weather Is Bringing The Mozzies, Here's Why They Bite Some More Than Others

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Recent rain and humidity combined is going to mean lots more mosquitoes. But why do they bite some people more than others?

National

National

Weather Warning: Australia Braces For Scorching Temperatures And Severe Fire Danger

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Parts of the country will sweat through temperatures of up to 40 degrees on Friday, with a heatwave sparking severe fire danger across Australia.

National

National

Emergency ACT Fire Downgraded But Danger Not Over

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Dangerous fire conditions are expected to linger in the ACT as parts of Australia brace for a heatwave, with temperatures expected to soar into the 30s.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shocking Video Shows Squealing Pig Tied Up, Forced To Bungee Jump In A Cape

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

National

National

'Golf Ball' Sized Hail Belts Canberra, Smashing Windows And Roofs

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A massive hailstorm has battered the nation's capital, shattering windows and punching holes through roofs of buildings.

National

National

Huge Storms, Flash Flooding Across East Coast After Massive Downpour

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Queensland is mopping up after 300mm of torrential rain bucketed down across the southeast of the state overnight.

National

National

Severe Storms To Give NSW Another Soaking After Hundreds Share Joy At Seeing Rain

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NSW is set to be drenched this weekend, as heavy storms roll in across the state.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Grandparents 'Kept Toddlers Locked In Tiny, Wooden Cages'

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Caught In Deadly Battle With Snake Hiding In Her Toilet

8 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Six Dead After Sinkhole Swallows Bus In City Centre

7 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Residents Share 'Dust Aftermath' Photos As Storm Sweeps Through Communities

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A frustrating clean-up awaits residents in parts of the Northern Territory, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland after a large dust storm rolled in, painting their towns red.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Authorities Seize 'Baby' Bursting With Contraband

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Cyclone Warning Issued For Northern Territory

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The second cyclone of the Australian season is developing off the northern coastline of Australia and parts of the Northern Territory have been told to be prepared for Claudia.

Perth

Perth

Tropical Cyclone Blake Set To Smash Australia’s West Coast

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Western Australia's first tropical cyclone of the summer has developed off the northern coast with heavy rain and strong winds to batter the Kimberley region.

News

News

First Tropical Cyclone Of The Season Could Smash WA Next Week

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The first tropical cyclone of the season could hit Australia next week.

National

National

This Is What The Weather Will Look Like At Your Place On New Year's Eve

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How is the weather looking for the last day of 2019?

News

News

Halsey Announces Show In Melbourne Hours After Falls Festival Lorne Cut Short

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Falls Festival headliner Halsey has announced a show in Melbourne just hours after the Lorne leg of the tour was cancelled due to high bushfire danger.

World

World

Aussie Flights Cancelled As Fiji Braces For Cyclone

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Dozens of flights in and out of Fiji have been cancelled as the island nation braces for a tropical cyclone.

National

National

This Is What The Weather Will Look Like At Your Place On Christmas Day

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It will be ho, ho, hot in some parts of the country on Christmas Day while other areas will need an umbrella as Santa comes to town.

News

News

256 Kids Found Locked In Hot Cars In Just Six Weeks, As Nation Battles Heatwave

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More than 250 children were found locked inside hot cars in one Australian state alone over just six weeks, government data has revealed.

National

National

State Of Emergency Declared Amid Escalating Bushfire Crisis

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has declared a state of emergency for the next seven days as the bushfire disaster worsens.

Perth

Perth

Man Successfully Roasts Pork Inside His Old Datsun 'Oven'

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A Perth man’s car-roasted pork that he cooked using an old Datsun, has highlighted the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars.

National

National

Widespread Damage As Severe Storms Smash South East Queensland

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Heavy downpours have led to flash flooding across the Gold Coast and Brisbane as multiple severe storm cells smashed parts of Queensland's south-east on Friday.

National

National

'Severe Heatwave' On The Way As Australia Preps For 'Hottest Ever Day'

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Australia could experience its hottest day on record next week as hot air from Western Australia is pushed east across the country.

National

National

Firefighters Brace For Horror Tuesday As Temps Set To Soar

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Firefighters used briefly cooler temperatures over the weekend to prepare for the hot and windy forecast this week.

Perth

Perth

Perth Is Sweating Through Its Hottest Early December Ever

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Summer has definitely arrived in Perth with the city sweating through its earliest 40C December day on record.

National

National

A State Of Ice And Fire: Pictures Show The Insanity Of NSW Weather ATM

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On the first day of summer parts of NSW were blanketed in snow, while others experienced severe fire danger as the state battled both extremes.

National

National

Thousands Of Sydney Residents Told They'll Have No Power This Weekend

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Around 13,000 homes and businesses in Sydney who lost power earlier this week during a fast-moving storm have been warned to prepare for the outages to last into the weekend.

National

National

Sydney To Have 'Extended' Power Outages After Mega Storm

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Tens of thousands of people across Sydney are still without power after severe thunderstorms caused serious damage to the electricity network on Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Crushed By Ice Sculpture At Christmas Market

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

In Pictures: How Melbourne Dogs Stayed Cool During The Heatwave

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As temperatures hit the 40s across Victoria today, these clever canines weren't letting the heat get to them.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Lawyer Killed By Gun Presented As Evidence In Court

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Australia Braces For Heatwave As Temperatures, Fire Danger Set To Soar

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A mid-week heatwave will see temperatures climb to 40 degrees and severe fire danger revived in parts of Australia.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Toddler Tragically Killed By Air Conditioning Unit That Fell Eight Storeys

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

James Norman

James Norman

ScoMo And Co Must Think Their Own Weather Bureau Is A 'Raving Woke Greenie'

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Since last weekend, more than 70 fires have surged across Australia's drought-ravaged East Coast, destroying hundreds of homes and tragically claiming lives in their wake.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Historian Admits To Murder After Arms Found In Backpack

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Brrrr! Freezing Cold For Kennedy Oaks Day, Snowing In The VIC Alps

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Ah, Melbourne spring. You're so utterly unpredictable.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Fortnite Superstar Handed Lifetime Ban For Cheating, 'Ruining Game'

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

National

National

Warnings Issued As Smoke Blankets Sydney For A Second Day

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Health warnings have been issued as NSW residents wake up to yet another smoky day as bushfires continue to burn in the state's north.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Emma' Shows The Grim Future Of Office Workers

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

The Heatwave Is Here: Aussies Prepare For Hottest October Day In Four Years

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Australians are set to swelter as a heatwave moves across the country affecting almost every major city.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Liverpool Fans Slammed For 'Highly Offensive' X-Rated Banner

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Slap On The Sunscreen, A Heatwave Is On The Way

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This week will be all the proof you need that summer is finally on the way, with temperatures expected to nudge 30 degrees in capital cities around the country.

National

National

BoM Releases Severe Weather Outlook And Advises Aussies To Prepare

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The Bureau of Meteorology's most recent Severe Weather Outlook has revealed that Australia will be at high risk of grassland and bush fires this summer, and Aussies around the country should prepare accordingly.

News

News

The Difference Between Hurricanes, Cyclones And Typhoons

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Typhoon Hagibis is currently slamming into Japan, Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas last month, and Cyclones Trevor and Veronica caused havoc Down Under in March.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Killed After Falling From Rescue Chopper During Japan Typhoon

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

National

National

Parts Of NSW, QLD To Be Thrashed With Violent Thunderstorms And Rain

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Coastal regions of Queensland and New South Wales are set to cop a big drenching this weekend, with storm clouds and thunderstorms mobilising on Friday afternoon.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Wedding Planner Dies Sampling Burning Hot Food

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

'Strongest Storm On The Planet' Could Cause World Cup Chaos

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Super Typhoon Hagibis is headed straight for Japan, packing wind gusts of 305 km/h, torrential rain and large waves with the potential to cause life-threatening floods and mudslides.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Flung From One Ride Onto Another

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Reporter Breaks Down After Being Attacked Live On Air

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

Get Your Fans Ready, The First Real Taste Of Summer Is On The Way

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Prepare your fan or aircon because the first real scorcher of the season is on the way.

News

News

Nothing To See Here, Just A Dust Storm Over Mt Kosciuszko

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Nice trick, mother nature.

News

News

'Stay Indoors' - Warnings Ahead Of Gale Force Winds Across SA

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Emergency services have issued warnings ahead of expected high winds and possible dust storms for parts of South Australia today.

News

News

NSW Is About To Cop An Absolute Drenching

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Pack your umbrella and pull on some gumboots because Sydney is in for an absolute drenching.

News

News

Wild Weather Hits As 'Snow' Blankets Coastal Town

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The full force of winter is expected to lash NSW again today as an intense rain band moves north.

News

News

Perth Braces To Sweat Through Hottest August Day On Record

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Perth will sweat through its hottest August day ever on Wednesday, with the temperature predicted to hit 28C.

Politics

Politics

Nuclear Bombs Won't Stop Hurricanes, We Are Sorry To Report

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"Lunacy" is how eminent scientists have described Donald Trump's idea to use nuclear bombs to battle hurricanes, laughing off his Hollywood-esque suggestion to combat extreme weather.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Judge Approves Recreational Cocaine Use In 'Historic' Ruling

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Wild Winds, Huge Seas To Batter Sydney And Melbourne

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There are just 10 days till spring, but winter's not done yet. Not by a long stretch.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Slapped With $100 Fine For Failing To Get Teen Up For School

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Brisbane Blanketed In Thick, Murky 'Pea Soup' Fog

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'It's a real pea-souper!'

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Christmas Is Coming To Supermarket Shelves Today

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

News

News

Llama Drama Shows Just How Cold It Is In South Australia

1 min read

South Australians woke to icy conditions on Tuesday morning, and even some of the warmest and wooliest creatures were feeling the chill.

News

News

Dude, Where's My Car? Everyone's Digging The Aussie Weekend Blizzard

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Anyone got a really, really big shovel?

National

National

This Video Of A Kangaroo Hopping Through Snow Is Going Viral

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If there's one image that would convince any of the doubters it has in fact been snowing in Australia this weekend, this would be it. 

World

World

Watch The Terrifying Moment A Tornado Rips Through This City

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Terrified motorists have captured the moment a rare tornado tore through Luxembourg, ripping roofs of buildings and flinging debris against their car.

National

National

NSW Residents Are Enjoying Mountains Of Snow

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Residents in the Snowy and Blue Mountains regions are reveling in a winter wonderland, thanks to significant snow overnight.

National

National

Woman Dead, Child Critical After Gum Tree Falls On Moving Car

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A woman has died and a child has suffered life-threatening injuries after a gum tree crushed their car on a Victorian highway on Friday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Breastfeeding Warning After Baby Dies With High Level Of Alcohol In Blood

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

'Lucky To Be Alive': Roof Ripped Off Nursing Home In Wild Weather

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Close to 30 residents have been evacuated after wild winds blew the roof of a nursing home in Newcastle.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Overweight Dog Sheds 45kg After Owner Demanded He Be Put Down

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Get Ready To Freeze: 'Strongest Weather System This Winter' About To Hit

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Brace yourselves because the “strongest weather system this winter” is about to slam into the southeast bringing icy temperatures, strong winds and buckets of snow.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Apologise For Officers On Horseback Leading Black Man By Rope

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

News

News

Bitterly Cold Antarctic Surge To Snap-Freeze Eastern Australia

3 min read

Don't let the relatively mild start to the week in most parts of Australia fool you.

News

News

'Apocalyptic' Grasshopper Invasion Shows Up On Weather Radar

1 min read

An unusually wet spring in Las Vegas has led to a mass spawning of grasshoppers that have invaded the city in thick clouds.

World

World

All The Amusing Ways Europeans Are Keeping Cool In The Heatwave

3 min read

This European heatwave is serious, and people are having to take drastic action to look after themselves in the hot weather.

National

National

It's Officially 'Pow Day' As Heavy Snow Blankets The Aussie Alps

1 min read

In the words of one tracker, it's PUKING snow right now. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Free Noodles Considered To Ease Train Congestion

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.