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  • New Canberra Style Market launching at the Kingston's old bus depot

    4 September 2017 9:02 AM 18

    If you like your fashion with a side of wellness and a sneaky champagne, this is the market for you. The Canberra Style Market is a new fashion, beauty, style and wellbeing event launching next month in Kingston. The first event is on Saturday October 7 from 10am-3pm at the lower level of the old bus depot. Stalls include local fashion designers, boutiques

  • Men plead not guilty to causing February Carwoola bush fire

    4 September 2017 9:02 AM 17

    Two men will plead not guilty to causing February's devastating Carwoola bushfire. Lawyers representing Harrison William Elliot, 20, and Shannon Lyndsey Orford, 39, appeared in Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday and said the pair would fight charges linked to the blaze. Mr Elliot and Mr Orford each face one charge of setting fire to the property of another

  • Teen died after hospital discharge: court

    4 September 2017 7:49 AM 18

    A 13-year-old boy with flu-like symptoms couldn't walk when he was discharged from a Sydney hospital and suddenly died half a day later, a NSW inquest has heard. Hours after leaving Concord Hospital on August 10, 2014, the teenager's worried parents took him to Westmead Children's Hospital where he went into cardiac arrest and died, counsel assisting

  • Are you O-negative? Your blood is urgently needed

    4 September 2017 5:45 AM 61

    O-negative blood donors are desperately needed as blood supplies on the country's east coast dwindle to their lowest levels in five years. The Australian Red Cross Blood Service needs another 3000 O-negative donors by September 15 to replenish supplies after it was hit hard by the cold and flu season. Blood Service spokesperson Shaun Inguanzo said the high rate of flu and other

  • ACT motorcyclist caught riding 71km/h over the speed limit

    3 September 2017 1:26 PM 18

    A Canberra motorcyclist was clocked riding more than 70 kilometres over the speed limit in Gundaroo at the weekend. The Nicholls man was caught travelling 171km/h in a 100km/h zone while riding east on Murrumbateman Road. New South Wales Police caught the 50-year-old about 1.46pm on Saturday. He was handed a traffic infringement notice for exceeding

  • Coptic Pope Tawadros II celebrated at Rosehill Gardens on Sydney visit

    3 September 2017 1:26 PM 20

    More than 1000 Coptic Christians have celebrated their patriarch's visit to Australia during a reception in Sydney's west. Pope Tawadros II, touring Australia for the first time since being ordained in 2012, arrived at Rosehill Gardens to a throng of music and cheers. At a seated gala event, the pope was at points mobbed by Copts eager to get a selfie

  • European World Cup qualifiers: Brilliant Isco leads Spain show of dominance over Italy

    3 September 2017 3:20 AM 19

    Two brilliant strikes from Isco and a late goal from Alvaro Morata gave Spain a 3-0 win over Italy, to move into the driving seat for automatic qualification to the 2018 World Cup. Real Madrid midfielder Isco, who was deployed, curled a free kick beyond the reach of veteran Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to put Spain ahead in the 13th minute

  • Police dog Jeru killed after he was hit by car in a training exercise

    3 September 2017 3:20 AM 16

    A police dog has tragically died after he was hit by a car following a training exercise at Logan on Saturday. PD Jeru and his handler, a senior constable, were training in an alleyway off the Pacific Motorway service road at Springwood about 9.15pm. The pair had been involved in a standard exercise to keep Jeru engaged. When it was complete, Jeru ran past his handler

  • Investigation launched after needle left inside mother during c-section

    2 September 2017 12:25 PM 56

    A Sydney hospital has launched a major investigation after a mother was left with a needle inside of her uterus after a caesarean-section, in what the hospital says was not an isolated incident. First-time mother Thi Nguyen, 19, has been left crippled with pain after giving birth to her son at Fairfield Hospital in Sydney’s west on Wednesday. Ms Nguyen

  • 'Dumb and dumber': Drug driver seeks lift from drug-affected mate

    2 September 2017 11:41 AM 17

    It was a case of dumb and dumber when a drug-affected driver caught by police sought a lift from a mate who was also on drugs. Highway Patrol officers intercepted a Holden Commodore that had false number plates in Waterloo Road, Moe, at about midday on Saturday. The driver, a 33-year-old Moe man, turned out to be a disqualified driver and tested positive