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7 June 2018 10:25 AM 'Like being on drugs': EPL survival exhausted Socceroos star Mooy

Aaron Mooy has described a year battling relegation in the English Premier League as feeling like being "on drugs", suggesting the emotional cost of each result proved far more exhausting than his heavy load of games. While Mooy has probably never experienced such intoxication, he says the mental rollercoaster on the journey of survival with Huddersfield 26

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Pair caught smuggling mobile phones, balloons of white powder into Goulburn jail: police

A man and a woman have been busted trying to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into NSW's most secure prison, police say. NSW Police will allege a man parked on Cemetery Road, Goulburn and climbed the fence of the Goulburn Correctional Centre to place two bags in a garbage bin at 11.45pm on Saturday. Police tried to stop the man, who was carrying a third 138

9 February 2018 6:29 AM Man charged after 12kg of cocaine allegedly found in false bottom of suitcase

A 24-year-old man from the US has been charged with importing drugs, after he was allegedly found with 12 kilograms of cocaine in the lining of his suitcase. Russell Dickinson landed at Sydney Airport on a flight from Chile on Thursday night and was picked by Australian Border Force officers for a bag search. The ABF alleges that, after Mr Dickinson's 105

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 97

7 February 2018 8:14 PM $124m heroin haul: Australian Navy's latest drug bust a 'milestone'

A late-night operation by HMAS Warramunga on Thursday yielded a $124 million heroin haul, bringing the total value of drugs intercepted by the vessel since it was deployed to the Middle East region to the billion-dollar mark. The Royal Australian Navy crew seized 414 kilograms of heroin during the operation in the Western Indian Ocean, after the ship's 81

7 February 2018 6:44 AM The War On Drugs review: welcome to ambient rock

A gig by the War On Drugs is like a two-hour game of "spot the influence". Here are the bright keyboards and saxophone flourishes of the E Street Band. There are the meticulously programmed synthesiser washes of '80s indie heroes Talk Talk, giving way to the steady beat and busy bass of kraut-rockers Neu! And always the guitar of Adam Granduciel, the leader 55

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Perth gang president to face court over Midland meth bust

The president of a little-known gang based in Perth will face court next week on a string of drug charges. Two men were arrested on Tuesday following a raid on the Naala Moort clubhouse on Rodgers Street in Midland. During the search police allegedly found 112 grams of methamphetamine. The raid was part of an operation into suspected criminal gang dealing 127

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Five more men to face charges in international drug syndicate investigation

Five more men will face court on Wednesday, following ongoing federal police investigations into international drug syndicates. It takes the total number of people charged in the operation to 17, and the Australian Federal Police said further charges and arrests in the ongoing Operation Veyda investigation have not been ruled out. The five men are due to appear 50

31 January 2018 4:56 AM Watch live: Donald Trump's first State of the Union address

He moved from spruiking his tax cuts to talking about the price of prescription drugs, the country's failing infrastructure, the war on drugs and gangs, the opioid crisis, immigration, cutting aid to countries that don't support America and defeating North Korea. While the White House has promised that it would be a bipartisan speech calling for unity 147

30 January 2018 8:05 AM 'I could feel the knife': victims recount robbery terror

Two men have described their terror and ongoing trauma after a man brandishing a hunting knife robbed them to fuel his drug habit. Joshua Dean Ridgeway, 22, robbed Anaconda retail store in Fyshwick in September last year after threatening a sales assistant with a stolen hunting knife. The next day he pretended to be interested in buying a man's car, before 37