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Wed 3 Mar 2021

Mardi Gras showdown lands in court

Mardi Gras showdown lands in court

A group of Mardi Gras renegades who believe the annual parade has become too corporate and abandoned its political roots are set for a showdown with police.

‘Terrifying’ ordeal as DV thug chases woman into toilets

Premium Content ‘Terrifying’ ordeal as DV thug chases woman into toilets

A ’high risk’ offender was sentenced to a suspended period of imprisonment following a string of violent offences.

Stars throw support behind ‘outstanding’ fake principal

Premium Content Stars throw support behind ‘outstanding’ fake principal

A top scientist and TV star have thrown their support behind a fake headmaster who told students to “shoot for the stars”, as he faces jail for fraud.

‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

Premium Content ‘Equivalent to Yasi’: Cyclonic winds smash Cairns road

A ravaged Cairns road is likely to be shut for three weeks after wind and rain caused mass landslips on par with the devastation left by Cyclone Yasi.

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

'I did not sleep with the victim': Porter's tearful denial

Porter refused to resign from his post as Attorney-General. "I am not standing down or aside," Porter said.

Caddick theory: ‘She had to have a Plan B’

Caddick theory: ‘She had to have a Plan B’

A criminology expert says it’s ‘very unlikely’ Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick took her own life and has put forward another theory.

Cruise industry dealt devastating  six-month blow

Premium Content Cruise industry dealt devastating six-month blow

The cruise industry has been dealt another devastating blow after the federal government extended the international travel ban for a further six months.

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