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15 January 2018 3:51 AM Man's bail revoked over fatal Christmas crash

A Queensland driver charged over a head-on crash that killed a mother and daughter on Christmas Day is behind bars after his bail was revoked. Mark Jason Veneris was on his way to visit his daughter and grandchildren when his BMW crossed onto the wrong side of Manly Rd in Manly West. The collision killed 18-year-old Makayla Tritton and her 56-year-old 6

14 January 2018 2:05 AM Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

Mexico City: A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Dominguez was an independent journalist who wrote a political column. In one of his last publications, he lamented the growing political violence that has struck Mexico 6

12 January 2018 12:49 AM Emirates to end A380 services to Brisbane

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, looks set to disappear from Brisbane skies later this year, with Emirates replacing its services with Boeing 777s from June. But the Dubai-based airline said the move, which would disappoint the city’s band of plane-watchers, might be only temporary. The A380 services between Brisbane, Dubai and Auckland 8

11 January 2018 3:06 AM My name is Jimi review: Torres Strait Island tale keeps the culture alive

So says Jimi​ Bani​ in this warm-hearted piece in which we are welcomed into his ancestral home in the Torres Strait, where we meet his family, share their stories and challenges. Bani is not just the charismatic main actor in this piece. He is a custodian of his culture and soon to be the ninth chief of the Wagadagam​ clan on remote Mabuiag​ Island 9

11 January 2018 12:58 AM ACT Brumbies recruit Matt Lucas comes from one of Australia's best rugby families

Tom has captained the Australian sevens side and was only denied an Olympic berth after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament last year. He has since recovered and is preparing for the Commonwealth Games in April. Ben won a Super Rugby title with the Queensland Reds before joining Montpellier and now plies his trade in Japan, while Isaac is on the books 9

11 January 2018 12:46 AM Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in New Zealand's South Island

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago has been found in Central Otago. A team of international scientists, led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), made the discovery in ancient sediments near the town of St Bathans on New Zealand's South Island. Burrowing bats were about three times the size of an average 10

9 January 2018 11:08 AM Search mounted for WA prospector missing in scorching conditions

Police are searching for a missing prospector who failed to return to his camp in the Mid West region on Monday night. Justin Davies had been camping with family members 24 kilometres east of Cue when he failed to return to camp at 6pm. Police launched an aerial and ground search for the 48-year-old on Tuesday as temperatures in the area topped 44 degrees 12

9 January 2018 3:43 AM Jonker ready to blow race away at Magic Millions after perfect draw

Crich bought the colt for $45,000 out of the second session of the Magic Millions Sales last year, mainly because of his dam Hearts And Arrows. "It is the Eight Carat family and I bought him on that rather than the stallion," Crich said. "Spirit Of Boom has gone fantastic and it is a great ride so far." First season stallion Spirit Of Boom has three 12

8 January 2018 8:26 AM Man hands himself in after attacking two families on Gold Coast, police allege

A man has handed himself in and been charged after allegedly attacking two families on the Gold Coast in separate incidents during a three-week period. Police will allege he assaulted a female driver, who was travelling with children in her car, last week, after also abusing a family at a boat ramp in December. It will be alleged the man tried to grab the arm of a female 14

7 January 2018 11:45 PM Golden Globes 2018: actresses bring activist dates to highlight #timesup message

This year's Golden Globes red carpet promises to be like none other in history, not only because of the fashion protest Hollywood is staging against sexual harassment of all forms but also the personalities who will be on it. Eight actresses, and possibly more, have confirmed they are bringing activists instead of their partners or family members as their 14