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Thu 9 Apr 2020

Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

premium_icon Pornography magazine’s bold offer to a killer

A mystery bomber promised to stop his reign of terror if newspapers ran his crazy manifesto. That was when one magazine publisher stepped in with a pitch.

Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

premium_icon Wife of missing camper didn’t know other woman was on trip

The wife of a missing man didn’t know he was taking a trip with another woman. The pair’s charred campsite has added to the mystery of their disappearance.

CRIME WRAP: juvenile driving defective car at McDonald’s

premium_icon CRIME WRAP: juvenile driving defective car at McDonald’s

FROM a hitchhiker caught with drugs, to drug driving and a juvenile having his car ceased by police, find out the crimes that went down in Roma this week.

Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

premium_icon Cash splash ‘not enough’ to save arts industry from ruin

The Australian arts community has received $27 million in government funding, however industry bodies are warning it won’t be enough to keep the music playing.

‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

premium_icon ‘Stylish, funny, always laughing’: Tributes to Jo Ferguson

Friends and colleagues have remembered Sydney fashion stylist Jo Ferguson as generous, funny and as someone who loved to dance and make people laugh.

New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

premium_icon New rental laws aimed at combating domestic violence

Queenslanders experiencing domestic violence will be given new rental privileges, while tenants owing rent due to COVID-19 hardship will be safe from eviction.

SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

premium_icon SEE THE PHOTOS: Police shoot man after carjack stabbing

A man has been shot by police after an apparent armed carjacking attempt near a train station, with another person also believed to have been stabbed.

'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.

Accused mother killer applies for bail

premium_icon Accused mother killer applies for bail

Natalie Maher, who is accused murdering her 77-year-old mother Veronica Corstophine, has suffered a setback in her bid for bail.

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.

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