Election issue

LABOR’S plan to alter negative gearing would have a crippling effect on the Gold Coast’s biggest investor suburbs, experts warn.

Maccas Grandad Is this Maccas’ oldest employee?

HE RETIRED a quarter of a century ago, but this Queensland grandad shows he’s still got what it takes to work in a fast-paced McDonald’s store.

Knives out MKR’s seafood king goes into hiding

MKR’s seafood king goes into hiding

MKR’S seafood king, Josh Meeuwissen, has gone to ground after he started a heated row on the show. Now his target, Court Hall-Eastey, has launched her own attack.

Underperforming Cross Ken and you will be cut

Cross Ken and you will be cut

PORT Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley warned he will continue to be ruthless at the selection table if he doesn’t get the performances he expects as the club departed Adelaide Airport this afternoon.

Screen grab of vision from Channel 9 after Dandenong North incident where gunman fired at police.

Car stop Man on run after Dandenong North shooting

UPDATE: A MAN remains on the run after a shot was fired at police in Melbourne’s southeast yesterday morning.

Rock hard 66-year-old cancer sufferer is ripped

ROBERT Durbin is inspiring a generation with his insane workouts and positive attitude — all while fighting cancer.

Reality ‘He is embarrassing himself’: Groom taunts wife

IN AN ugly and embarrassing moment, a groom on Married At First Sight taunted his wife at a dinner party. The experts were lost for words.

Chemical cocktails ‘Game changer’ drug crackdown

SHOPS and drug dealers selling synthetic drugs will face jail and hefty fines in an unprecedented crackdown in Victoria. Police have praised the measures announced this morning.

Data use Your phone size influences data use

DID you know that your choice in smartphone could directly influence how much data you use? That’s just one quirky fact from a report on mobile data use.

Cats demolish Suns in a canter

GEELONG has crushed Gold Coast by 120 points at Simonds Stadium to win its fifth game for the season.

Every traveller’s worst nightmare

Every traveller’s worst nightmare

FROM leeches to wild bears or being fleeced in a Chinese nightclub, these travellers share their worst experience overseas.

Stewards inquiry Farley to face cobalt inquiry

NSW racing has another elevated cobalt reading with stewards announcing an inquiry into a positive swab returned by Di’s Diamond after a race at Taree in February.

Straya The kangaroo of your nightmares

WELCOME to Australia, where none of the wildlife is innocent, and no one is safe. This footage of a terrifying kangaroo proves it.

Legal battle Controversial cop who just won’t quit

DESPITE being charged with criminal offences, controversial cop Chris Hurley is persisting with a legal challenge of his own.

Touching tale ‘My mum had a photo of you for courage’

ONE contestant blew all the coaches away — and then revealed why his family feels a close bond with Delta Goodrem.

Home loans Banks tipped to play scrooge

A STRONGLY tipped cash rate fall next week could leave borrowers no better off with expectations lenders will not give them a break.

Whispers Panic Room: Will Tigers make a change?

JACK Riewoldt is right to go but the Tigers could make another change for their clash against Port Adelaide. Plus a late change at Collingwood and the latest on Gary Ablett. SUPERCOACH PODCAST

Storm damage Hills towns still without power

Hills towns still without power

MORE than 700 homes in Melbourne’s outer east are still without power this morning after wild storms lashed the region yesterday.

Political priorities? Senator’s push for ‘Milo McFlurry’

Senator’s push for ‘Milo McFlurry’

A TURNBULL Government minister has used a government letterhead to petition McDonald’s to introduce the “Milo McFlurry”.

Outdoors From tired fence to thing of beauty

From tired fence to thing of beauty

IT’S easy to turn that eyesore of a paling fence into a garden feature that’s worth a second look with an array of fence-disguising and decorating products.


Select Region

Health worries Fears toxic factory linked to cancer cases

WORKERS near a toxic factory in Melbourne’s south fear the contamination could be linked to their health issues after three colleagues were diagnosed with cancer.

Stunt backfires Ice cream prank leaves man with eye injury

A SOCIAL media prank gone wrong is believed to be behind an “ice cream assault” that has left an unsuspecting university student in hospital with an injured eye.

Club tussle Bowls club refuses to roll over for stadium

A SPORTING battle is brewing in Melbourne’s east, with members of a bowls club saying they will not move to make way for a netball stadium.

Blocks Hill? Suburb’s skyline goes high-rise

IT will soon be home to more than 10 of Melbourne’s tallest buildings outside of the CBD, so why is Box Hill a mecca for developers?

‘Slap in the face’ Johnson’s jetset lifestyle was at expense of staff

DISGRACED designer Johanna Johnsonhad been globetrotting around the world’s hottest locations while failing to pay superannuation and leave entitlements to her staffers.

Fatal dispute Triple Perth shooting sparks bikie tensions

A SHOOTING that left a 23-year-old man dead and a bikie and his son injured began as a property dispute but has escalated gang tensions, WA Police say.

Hawkesbury Cup Less Is More when it comes to success

TRAINER David Vandyke is relying on Less Is More to continue his stable’s feature race winning momentum in the Group 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup on Saturday.

Taskforce Ares Moomba riots: Most suspects under 18

VICTORIA Police say most of the people charged or due to be summonsed over the Moomba riots are aged under 18 and 10 have suspected links to the Apex gang.

Analysis SC rolling coverage: Broncos fall flat

THE best player in SuperCoach this year, Anthony Milford, showed his inexperience with some poor options when the game was on the line.

Brumbies Jones’ departure leaves Moore and Fardy in clear

THE RUPA says there was never any basis for an investigation to be launched into the workplace behaviour of Brumbies Stephen Moore and Scott Fardy.

Big show battles Channel Nine’s Voice desperation

THE Voice and its gimmicky revolving chairs are the Nine Network’s best chance to reverse its awful start to the year.

VFL Wilson pushes state case

NORTHERN Blues coach Josh Fraser has declared the club’s skipper Tom Wilson should be among the first players picked in the VFL state squad to tackle South Australia later this month.

Just kidding No jokes off limits for Karl Stefanovic

THERE were no holds barred when Today breakfast show host Karl Stefanovic co-hosted the WA advertising industry’s night of nights at Crown Perth.

Scary flight ‘I thought it was ready to shoot us down’

A PASSENGER has told of the terrifying moment her plane lost contact with air traffic control and was intercepted by Hungarian fighter jets.

Autumn tomato and vegetable soup

Enjoy robust tomato flavours and the best of autumn produce in this hearty vegetable soup.

Tsunami warnings Powerful earthquake hits Vanuatu

THE island nation of Vanuatu is bracing for tsunami waves after being struck by a powerful earthquake this morning.

Bankstown shooting Underworld war set to explode

A BLOODY war between rival gangs is set to explode after the execution of an underworld figure at a Sydney shopping centre today.

Terrorism battle Special forces in Iraq rule out ISIS combat

THEY’RE trained to kill, but Australia’s military commanders insist troops in Iraq won’t be dragged into a frontline combat role to destroy Islamic State.

Hawkesbury Avdulla looks to extend Hawkesbury hot streak

BRENTON Avdulla is the leading jockey in NSW and has ridden more winners at Hawkesbury this season than any hoop. This would be enough for any punter to follow him on Saturday.

Expert opinion Weekend Best Bets

OUR experts give you an early shot at finding a winner as they look at the major races around the nation.

Oh no Every traveller’s worst nightmare

FROM leeches to wild bears or being fleeced in a Chinese nightclub, these travellers share their worst experience overseas.

Competition Winners: Florence Foster Jenkins movie prize packs

NEW movie Florence Foster Jenkins is now showing in major cinemas. 30 Leader readers have won prize packs including movie passes, the Florence Foster Jenkins biography and movie favourite DVDs.

Fit Bizarre ways to get healthy on holidays

FROM laughter therapy to individually “prescribed” herbal teas, hotels are offering guests a whole range of “wellness” activities.

Hunt for an heir Young heir to Prince’s fortune found?

THE YOUNG daughter of the late star’s half-brother could be set to inherit a huge chunk of his estate, according to reports.

Matthew Johns NRL’s superstars of tomorrow: Johns

IGNORE the drama and focus on the talent. That’s MATTHEW JOHNS advice as he picks the five young players who will be the superstars of NRL in season 2020.

Social media Controversy over Serena Williams’ waist

TENNIS superstar Serena Williams has deleted a “photoshopped” image of herself on Instagram after fans accused her of faking it.

WRFL Must-win clash for Spotswood

SPOTSWOOD coach Tom Langlands admits this weekend’s clash with Altona is a must-win after a patchy start to the WRFL Division 1 season.

Premier League Punters’ unlikely $1 million payout

IT has been dubbed the greatest upset in sporting history, but a win for Leicester City could also lead to one of the biggest combined payouts ever.

US primaries Trump’s bizarre plan to put the US first

THE controversial billionaire has presented his vision for strengthening the US military to keep pace with Russia and China.

Verdict Round 6 AFL expert tips

NEED a hand picking a winner this week? Check out the verdict from the Herald Sun’s footy experts.

The Interview ‘Neck tattoos and the Mardi Gras on a bike’

DAME Edna is not afraid to push the boundaries, and she has some interesting advice for her friend, the Queen.

Drive to survive Safety focus amid road death spike

NATIONAL Road Safety week has been launched amid a spike in road deaths across Tasmania and the nation.

Important change Cuoco changes her hair to ‘bring it back to Kaley’

KALEY Cuoco is rocking the bob no more.

Group dynamic Auctions now a team sport?

A TRIO of high-priced sales in recent weeks across Box Hill and Mitcham have come at the hands of buyers teaming up to beat rival budgets.

Regionals ‘eroded’ WIN loses streaming case against Nine

WIN, which broadcasts in regional WA, says metro TV networks are eroding the value of regional broadcasters after losing a case against Nine.

Crime DNA delay in hunt for sex monster

POLICE have revealed crucial DNA evidence pointing to a serial sex offender on the Gold Coast and south Brisbane only came to light last week.

Researching parental anxiety to tackle low vaccination rates

Heartfelt footage Video plea to stop killer influenza

A ROYAL Children’s Hospital paediatrician who deals with the worst consequences of influenza has produced a blunt, heartfelt video in a bid to drive people to ­vaccinate.

Court Murder accused remanded in custody

Murder accused remanded in custody

A FORMER Hobart doctor accused of murdering his elderly mother in Sandy Bay in March has been remanded in custody.

Three charged Drugs and guns seized in Perth raids

Drugs and guns seized in Perth raids

POLICE seized a large amount of drugs, and some weapons and cash, at two separate raids across Perth on Thursday.

Financial myths Cracking some simple money myths

Cracking some simple money myths

DEBUNKING money myths including whether all credit cards are bad.

Weddings 13 questions you should never ask a bride

13 questions you should never ask a bride

AS YOUR friends get engaged and you find yourself complementing a bunch of engagement rings, you might want to hold your tongue.

Ups and downs In-form Schofield has Dickens of a time

In-form Schofield has Dickens of a time

IT was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This famous phrase from the Charles Dickens novel A Tale Of Two Cities sums up jockey Glyn Schofield’s season.

Smart wager Agent makes splash with $1.5m sale

Agent makes splash with $1.5m sale

REAL estate agents love celebrating a big sale but this agent took it to a whole new level after breaking a street record in Knoxfield. WATCH

Dream homes Tuscany or Melbourne burbs?

Tuscany or Melbourne burbs?

A SUBURBAN mansion is tempting buyers who have a taste for Tuscany and more than $2.2 million to spend. Plus more Melbourne dream homes.

Aussie apps that’ll change your life

Aussie apps that’ll change your life

IF you need something done, tech geeks will tell you ‘there’s an app for that’. Here are five clever Aussie-made apps that make modern life easier.

Sea turtle 5kg of coins removed from sea turtle

5kg of coins removed from sea turtle

FOR years, Bank the sea turtle swallowed coins tossed into her pool by people who thought it would bring them good luck.