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THIS morning, the nude celebrity selfie scandal has drawn in Emma Watson, and Vladimir Putin has made a chilling comment about the situation in Ukraine.
5 hrs ago | ABC News
There is no grass on the greens, but organisers of the Torrens Creek Open golf tournament are preparing for their biggest field yet.
13 hrs ago | New Scientist
No sludge for this reef. The planned dumping of 5 million tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been cancelled.
The delivery is the fourth from a group of Magnetic Island friends calling themselves East West Relief, who have raised more than $25,000 over five months to buy hay and stock feed.
A MAN twice tried and later acquitted over the presumed killing of a Bowen teenager more than 16 years ago is expected to give testimony at the coronial inquest investigating her disappearance this week.
A fur seal that was spotted under the Lucinda Bulk Sugar Terminal had onlookers in awe as it sought shade and shelter from the crashing waves.
IN the shadows of Castle Hill, 1500 soldiers from Townsville's 3rd Brigade stood proudly before being granted Freedom of Entry to the City in a spectacular ceremony on Saturday.
Safe City Chairman Cr Gary Eddiehausen has flagged the idea as a long-term solution to Townsville's itinerant problem.
Shocking figures reveal Australia is a binge-drinking nation with more than 700,000 consuming excessive amounts of alcohol at least once a week.
A MAN accused of murdering his partner, whose body was discovered after a five-hour stand-off with police, waited up to three days before calling authorities, a court has heard.
Pressed against the window of a helicopter the former Japanese prime minister was faced with the decision on whether to evacuate Tokyo as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster took hold on March 11, 2011.
ORGANISERS have warned trouble-makers will not be welcome at this year's All Blacks rugby league carnival following a shocking brawl in the car park of Brothers Leagues Club at last year's event.
QANTAS reckons a drastic shake-up will turn its record loss into a profit as early as this year.
The wardrobe department for the short film Departure Lounge has been working night and day to add Indian authenticity to the north-Queensland made musical comedy.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:18 pm
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