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Cash crime Scammers hit Bendigo Bank ATM

PEOPLE using a Bendigo Bank ATM in Melbourne’s outer east have been targeted by scammers after a card skimmer was found on it.

Bad habits Smokers forced to cough up

DRINKERS and smokers may by stung with hikes to the cost of cigarettes and alcohol in tomorrow’s budget as part of the so-called “sin taxes”.

Flight emergency FIFO plane fire: bad repairs blamed

A FIRE on a plane carrying FIFO mine workers to Barrow Island was caused by dodgy repairs, it has been revealed.

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.

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.

Country focus Schmidt says it will be poetry in Motion

BEST BETS: LIGHT Motion wasn’t suited at his most recent unplaced defeat and is set to bounce back in Monday’s Grafton Cup Day July 14 Handicap.

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.

UFC 200 Conor taunts White over UFC 200 losses

DANA White has faced questions over potentially tens of millions in lost revenue by axing Conor McGregor from UFC 200 and the star took aim at the president.

Heritage squeeze Last drinks for landmark pub

DEMOLITION of beloved Port Melbourne pub The London has started, with the roof torn off the 150-year-old building this afternoon.

Sports Star Celebrate the best of Melbourne’s sportspeople

FOR 40 years Leader Community News has celebrated the extraordinary efforts of athletes across Melbourne. Now we’re on the hunt for more.

Moving on The Block may still buy hotel of horrors

RESIDENTS of the notorious Gatwick Hotel will be moved out as the property’s owners near a sale, with TV show The Block not ruled out as a potential buyer.

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.

Staying put! Sydney-born prop sticking with Crusaders

SYDNEY-BORN Crusaders prop Michael Alaalatoa has extended his Super Rugby contract for a further two seasons.

Federal budget Families to pay $168 a week towards welfare bill

MIDDLE-income families will pay up to $168 a week towards the Government’s ballooning welfare bill to cover the cost of pensions and payments for families, the unemployed, retirees and veterans.

In limbo City strike pair may not return

MELBOURNE City’s gun visa duo Bruno Fornaroli and Harry Novillo depart for post-season holidays with their futures in limbo.

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.

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.

Smash The battle that will rock Brookvale

THE collisions between Manly star Martin Taupau and Cowboys wrecking ball Jason Taumalolo promise to shake the foundations of Brookvale Oval.

Warrnambool Pateman jumps at chance to reunite with Hayes camp

CHAMPION jumps jockey Steve Pateman turns back the clock at Warrnambool on Tuesday, riding Extra Zero over the jumps for David Hayes.

Cheaper books Bid for cheaper books

Australians are paying too much for books and import restrictions should be lifted, a new government report has said

Infrastructure PM’s radical vision to improve our cities

A RADICAL new way to plan and fund city infrastructure will be outlined by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today.

Please, don’t break us up

THESE two have been through a lot together – and they hope it stays that way.

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.

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.

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.

Key moments Moments that mattered in Adelaide’s GF win

ADELAIDE United’s historic A-League grand final victory was highlighted by three moments of magic that blew the Wanderers away.

Exclusive Cancelled rapid bus is back on

PLANS for a ‘bus rapid transit’ system to Ellenbrook have been resurrected, three years after the $110m project was ditched by Premier Colin Barnett.

Road horror Man killed in Margate crash

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has died in a two-vehicle crash at Margate.

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.

Arson hunt Investigation into historic church blaze

POLICE are continuing their investigation into a suspicious fire that tore through a historic western suburbs church.

Deadly beaches State’s red-and-yellow blackspot

AS QUEENSLAND reels from its worst season of preventable beach drownings in over a decade, one destination has emerged as our rescue hotspot.

History Kangaroos to revive war cry after 50 years

THE Kangaroos are a strong chance of introducing a war dance for the first time in 50 years when Australia hosts the 2017 World Cup.

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Scammers hit Bendigo Bank ATM

Scammers hit Bendigo Bank ATM

PEOPLE using a Bendigo Bank ATM in Melbourne’s outer east have been targeted by scammers after a card skimmer was found on it.

Triple Perth shooting sparks bikie tensions

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.

Sydney-born prop sticking with Crusaders

Sydney-born prop sticking with Crusaders

SYDNEY-BORN Crusaders prop Michael Alaalatoa has extended his Super Rugby contract for a further two seasons.

Underworld war set to explode

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.

Scammers hit Bendigo Bank ATM

Scammers hit Bendigo Bank ATM

PEOPLE using a Bendigo Bank ATM in Melbourne’s outer east have been targeted by scammers after a card skimmer was found on it.

Supplied pictures of a plane engine on fire over Perth Airport.

Flight emergency

A FIRE on a plane carrying FIFO mine workers to Barrow Island was caused by dodgy repairs, it has been revealed.