Bunnings braces for huge shopper demand

As Kmart saw an unprecedented wave of shoppers in Melbourne overnight, Bunnings has taken drastic steps to keep up with demand.

Boy impales himself on javelin during PE

A boy has impaled himself on a javelin during PE class at a Queensland high school, and has been taken to hospital with part of the spear still inside him.

Storms fail to fill Qld’s parched dams

Southeast Queensland may have been drenched over the past few days, but the rain appears to have had little effect on dam levels.

Amazon’s best selling beauty advent calendar is here

Offering more than $200 in savings on dozens of beauty products, it’s time to give yourself (or a loved one) a Christmas treat.

Revenue stream driving Coles’ growth

Supermarket giant Coles continues to enjoy online sales growth, surprising analysts with the ongoing strength of one of its revenue streams.

Trump’s site hacked with explosive claims

Hackers who claim to have criminal dirt on Donald Trump have taken over the President’s website and posted an explosive message.

‘Giant’ Ferrero Rocher sparks frenzy

The cult ice cream company has launched an OTT dessert that sounds almost too good to be true – selling out instantly as a result.

AFL club shredded over wife ‘excuse’

AFL legends have ripped into Collingwood, accusing it of appalling double standards for getting rid of a star player because of his wife.

Prince building for third shot at Cup

British trainer Charlie Fellowes wasn’t able to travel to Australia to supervise Price Of Arran’s preparation for his third crack at the Melbourne Cup but daily reports on the grand campaigner show he’s in great order for the first Tuesday in November.

Stakes high as leaders go head to head in People’s Forum

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Deb Frecklington will go head to head as they take questions from undecided voters during next week’s Sky News and The Courier-Mail People’s Forum, described as “the most authentic event of this campaign”. SEE DETAILS

The COVID defence still to be rolled out

As Melbourne businesses reopen after an agonising lockdown, the government is still working on a key piece of technology to defend against the virus.

Legend’s huge Ponting prediction

Huge predictions are being made about Aussie rising star Cameron Green — and an Aussie test legend has revealed why their right.

More schools evacuated due to threats

More Year 12 students have had to abandon their exams due to email threats which have forced the evacuations of NSW schools for a second day.

New High Court justices appointed

Scott Morrison has announced two new justices have been appointed to the High Court after two vacancies due to retirement.

Beachside estate with basketball court goes viral

See inside this epic Central Coast estate by the beach that features a basketball half court, pool and luxurious interiors that is attracting interest from as far as London.

Boxing Day Test verdict revealed

The Australian summer of cricket schedule has been confirmed in an announcement which has locked India in to a historic cricket first.

Kim’s ‘tone deaf’ party brag slammed

Kim Kardashian West is being roasted online after she bragged about flying a group of friends and family to a private island.

Done deal: Paul Gallen to fight UFC monster

NRL icon Paul Gallen and UFC beast Mark Hunt are finally going to lock horns as part of a huge boxing blockbuster in Sydney.

ACA defamation case to go to trial

Former Liberal leader John Hewson has taken his fight with A Current Affair up a gear, with the defamation case to proceed to trial.

‘He was a diva’: Kochie names dodgy celebs

Sunrise co-host David ‘Kochie’ Koch was brutally honest when asked to rank the best and worst celebrities he’s interviewed.

Kyrgios says his ‘colour’ doesn’t fit culture of tennis

His mother hates all the negativity and hopes her son can shake off the ‘bad boy’ as Nick Kyrgios opens up on race, losing and dealing with attention in a revealing interview on ABC TV.

Huge financial boost for Aussie Games hopefuls

A row between sporting bodies over how to carve up taxpaper funding during the global pandemic has ended with a promise of $115 million for Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports. See who gets the cash.

‘Garbage’: Claims recession is over slammed

The RBA has declared our first recession in 30 years is over already – but there’s a big problem with that exciting claim.

What’s missing from new Harley bike

The iconic Harley-Davidson is as popular with dentists as it is outlaw bikies, but the brand’s latest design is missing one key thing from the past.

NSW records one new local case

NSW has recorded one new locally transmitted case of coronavirus which is linked to an existing cluster.

Who is winning with one week left?

This time next week, we’ll be counting the votes in the US election. This is what the polls say as we enter the final stretch of the campaign.

Two words cause a massive stir

The football world has been left divided after a manager was forced to apologise for a public two-world critique of a star goalkeeper.

Grim new date for overseas travel

It’s the timeline that keeps shifting. But the World Tourism Organisation has revealed when they think we will be flying overseas again.

Couple’s $40m win over Harbour houses

A couple is tens of millions of dollars richer after winning a court battle over their neighbour’s Sydney Harbour waterfront property.

North Queensland’s feast of WNBL basketball

Mackay, Townsville and Cairns will be the centre of the WNBL world over summer, with North Queensland to host 60 games in six weeks.

Surprise detail in Em Rata’s naked selfie

The model and actress has celebrated her pregnancy with a racy mirror photo shoot – but there was one detail that caught fans’ eyes.

‘Insane’ reaction to city’s reopening

Melburnians desperate to head out for dinner and drinks after months in lockdown could be bitterly disappointed over coming weeks.

Watch the replay: Men’s mental health expert Q&A

Depression, anxiety and other mental health issues affect millions of men, yet there is still a stigma attached to reaching out for help from medical professionals, family or friends. Watch our expert Q&A replay.

Child killer’s sick porn ‘attraction’ in jail

Details of child killer Jon Venables’ top secret life behind bars have been released, including his revolting “coping” mechanisms.

Chrissy reveals truth behind baby post

Chrissy Teigen has written a heartbreaking account of losing her baby, as she hit back at criticism over the confronting images she posted.

Catching COVID could lower your IQ

No one wants to catch coronavirus, but a new study now shows the neurological impacts of the illness may last much longer than the symptoms.

Star jockey names Melbourne Cup danger

After his Cox Plate victory, star jockey Glen Boss has identified which rival poses the biggest threat ahead of the Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup scramble off and running

The race that stops the nation is only one week away with the mad scramble officially underway to secure a spot in the famous race.

The Melbourne suburbs ready to rebound

Four Melbourne suburbs and a surprise sleepy town to the city’s north are well-placed to thrive as lockdown shackles are lifted, according to real estate buff John McGrath. These are his tips.

Students asked to take off trousers

Two teachers from an elite Queensland private school have been stood aside after they allegedly asked boys to take off their pants during a game.

NRL funnyman’s dark, personal demons

Broncos icon Sam Thaiday is one of rugby league’s most loveable rogues, but the Channel 9 commentator has revealed his unseen battles.

Mum horrified by crude WhatsApp message

All Yvonne Redmond wanted was a refund – but instead the “mortified” mum claims she was labelled a very rude four letter word in response.

Bombers mourn long-time club doctor Reid

Essendon is mourning the death of long-time club doctor Bruce Reid, who has been hailed as a person Bombers staff and players “loved so much”.

COVID-19 cluster women face court

Two of the three women at the centre of one of Queensland’s COVID-19 clusters have had their matters heard in court.

Odd way Biden fans helped his campaign

It seems more suited to choosing a school sporting team, but this unique voting system actually helped Joe Biden get the Democratic nomination.

‘Overwhelming’: War medals found after 50 years

A Melbourne woman has been reunited with her late brother’s WWII medals more than 50 years after they were stolen from his home.

Joe Biden’s long fight to take on Trump

It’s the main way candidates for the two major parties are chosen for the US presidential election. But what exactly is a primary?

Why Americans don’t want to vote

You may be surprised at just how few Americans cast their vote in a presidential election. And there’s plenty of reasons why.

‘Appalling’: Baby found dumped in bin

A “shocking and appalling” new detail has been revealed about what sparked the invasive strip-searches on Aussies at Doha airport.

‘40 times’ fewer to benefit from govt plan

An unpopular Australian government plan will give subsidies to an industry that employs around 2.5 per cent of the amount of workers most people think it does.

Kyrgios reveals tennis’ ‘coloured’ problem

Nick Kyrgios’ mother hopes her son can shake off the “bad boy” tag she hates as the tennis star spoke about playing a “white gentleman’s sport”.

Historic Longford bank sold via Zoom

The interstate buyers of this historic property adore Tasmania — an increasingly common story. But not so common is how this property was sold. See the new owners’ plans>>

‘Whopping’ landholding near the beach up for grabs

A 5889sqm land parcel with a house and units has hit the market for the first time in more than 70 years.

New hurdle for NSW border opening

As Melburnians step out to enjoy their first morning of freedom, all eyes are on when NSW will lift their hard border with the Garden State.

‘Ms Maguire’: Gladys attacked by reporter

The NSW Premier has been grilled by reporters over a shredding scandal linked to $250 million in council grants during a hostile press conference.

Premier fires up: ‘Nothing to do with NSW’

Annastacia Palaszczuk has hit back at the NSW Premier, saying her criticisms of her were “disappointing” and “simply a diversion”. 

‘Absolutely shattered’: AFL legend dead

The football world is in mourning after the death of Essendon icon Dr Bruce Reid at the age of 74 following a two-year health battle.

Jackson Warne tries first beer at 21

The SAS Australia contestant stunned viewers when he revealed he’d only ever eaten 10 foods in his life. And now he’s tried his first beer.

Melania’s admission fires up crowd

First Lady Melania Trump got a healthy laugh from the crowd with an understated line about her husband as she returned to the campaign trail.

No No No – Santa heading back to Melbourne

A wet week in Sydney will see leading Yes Yes Yes Stakes contender Santa Ana Lane return to Melbourne

Sex cult leader’s astonishing sentence

The mastermind behind sex cult NXIVM – known for recruiting famous actresses – will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Cult $100 tee that’s selling out

Puffy sleeves, pastel tees and power suits – summer style is well and truly coming. And this is the T-shirt that’s already a must-have for the new season.

WAG’s move prompts club to cut AFL star

A report claims Collingwood wants to terminate the contract of star midfielder Adam Treloar five years early because of his wife.

Big Bash move for batting prodigy

Victorian batting dynamo Will Pucovski has landed his first Big Bash contract

‘Pedo Hunters’ film tense citizen’s arrest

Vigilantes known as the ‘Pedo Hunters’ have filmed themselves confronting an alleged child predator after posing as a 14-year-old-boy online.

‘I hid behind humour’: Broncos legend opens up on personal demons

Broncos legend Sam Thaiday has revealed he used humour throughout his career and post playing days to mask his private struggle with his demons.

Candice’s message to Dave’s ex-teammate

Candice Warner had a message for Mitchell Johnson after the Aussie cricket great spoke about his on-field demons on reality TV.

World’s fastest man banned from Olympics

American Christian Coleman, who won 100m gold at last year’s world championships, has been banned for two years for anti-doping breaches.

‘Wish list’ targets in stunning Panthers raid

Bulldogs coach Trent Barrett’s dream signing targets from former club Penrith have been revealed in an extensive shopping list.

British PM’s ‘bold’ challenge to ScoMo

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on Scott Morrison to do something he has been so far unwilling to do.

Horrifying glassing captured on CCTV

Graphic CCTV shows the moment a man is smashed in the back of the head with a glass bottle as cops hunt the man responsible. WARNING: Confronting

Melbourne shoppers flock to Kmart

Eager shoppers have battled long queues to grab a bargain at Kmart after Melbourne stores reopened at midnight as lockdown was lifted.

Australia’s shameful road habit exposed

As Australian continues to climb out of COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions a devastating road statistic has been brought to light.

Victoria records two new virus cases

Victoria has recorded two new virus cases and two more deaths in a sour blow to the state’s two-day streak of no infections and fatalities.

Dan’s ‘shameful’ Doughnut Day decision

It should have been a perfect week for Daniel Andrews as he celebrated crushing coronavirus, but he has somehow shot himself in the foot.

Qld battered by once in a decade storm

Parts of Queensland copped a month’s worth of rain in a day after a wild storm with hailstones the size of tennis balls tore through the state.

Gwen Stefani announces engagement

After five years of dating, pop star Gwen Stefani and country singer Blake Shelton are officially set to tie the knot.

WAG explains awful kiss controversy

Hollywood star Jena Sims was burned twice by her sports star partner in a now-infamous meme — she’s finally explained the awkward moment.

15 Christmas tree decorations: from classic to quirky

From treasured one-of-a-kind ornaments to colourful and hilariously inappropriate baubles, these are the Christmas decorations to hang on your tree.

Shannan slams Firass: ‘He’s a sociopath’

Former Biggest Loser trainer Shannan Ponton has blasted his SAS Australia co-star, Firass Dirani, for his “infuriating” behaviour.

Cops seize drugs, cash and pistol

Police say a man was hiding in the bathroom when they raided a Sydney home seizing drugs, $100,000 in cash, a pistol and a bulletproof vest.

Incredible Ablett Grand Final revelation

The full extent of the courage Gary Ablett showed in the Grand Final has been revealed, adding another layer to the Geelong star’s legend.

Everything Melburnians can do from today

Melburnians can finally “get on the beers” with pubs, restaurants and retail allowed to reopen. Here’s everything you can do after the lockdown was lifted.

Homeowners to save up to $8900 a year

Homeowners can save up to $8900 a year by making one change to their home loans, new modelling shows – and a rising share of owners say they are planning to take advantage.

Man dumps girlfriend’s body on video

Disturbing video shows a man dragging his pregnant girlfriend’s lifeless body out of a car and dumping her on the side of a freeway.

House left empty since ‘80s listed in baffling sale

It’s been vacant for decades and intruders have used it for ‘contacting the dead’, but now a mysterious house on the north shore has returned to the spotlight after being listed for sale.

’Crushed’: Victoria on top of the world

Victoria’s stunning defeat of the second wave puts it in rare company with only a handful on nations. This is what it means for a third wave.

Hyped-up trade rumour officially put to bed

Collingwood has been blasted for their “disgraceful” treatment of Adam Treloar as a rival club defiantly shut down a rumour once and for all.

Hugh Grant spills on Notting Hill sequel

It’s been 20 years since Hugh Grant starred in the beloved classic Notting Hill, and now he’s revealed his proposed sequel plot.

Caught on camera: Coach owns up

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has broken his silence about a hilarious blow-up, during which he booted an innocent chair.

Cricket star’s disgusting wife slur

Former West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has come under fire for disgusting comments about the wife of superstar Ben Stokes.

‘Fake speech’: Trump fumes at Obama

Donald Trump was clearly watching overnight as his predecessor went on the attack, and the President did not like what he heard.

Late development ‘could decide election’

Donald Trump has registered a big win just over a week before the presidential election, and it could very much influence the final result.

Footage captures horror moment of blast

A live stream showing a teacher speaking during a lesson has aired as an explosion rocked the building. WARNING: Disturbing content

Low rates, vacancies attracting buyers back to property

Record low interest and rental vacancy rates has created good conditions for property investors returning to the market in Geelong.

Woolies supermarket listed for sale

A Torquay supermarket fresh from a $5 million upgrade has hit the market to test buyers interest in “recession-proof” assets.

Our most popular home as good as sold in just days

Multiple buyers put in an offer on the most viewed Tasmanian home on realestate.com.au of last week — going, going, gone.

Heart-shaped stamp to bring love back to Melbourne

If you haven’t been to Melbourne’s CBD for a while, get ready for a special delivery — a custom-made stamp designed to help Victorians rediscover their passion for the city.

Melburnians flock to shops, eateries as lockdown ends

Shopping centres and eateries are abuzz as Melburnians rush to embrace their first day of freedom after the crippling lockdown ended. It comes as the state’s two new coronavirus cases have been linked to the northern suburbs cluster, while the deaths are from some weeks ago.

Brutal hidden truth of Borat sequel

She’s been praised as the “moral compass” of the new Borat sequel – but this woman is now speaking out against the film.

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