National News

Sat 20 Apr 2019

When we lose weight, where does it go?

When we lose weight, where does it go?

THE world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.

Police officer stabbed at Central Station

Police officer stabbed at Central Station

A 53-year-old man has been arrested after a police officer was stabbed in his back at Central Station tonight.

Wrongfully accused man killed in hit-and-run

Wrongfully accused man killed in hit-and-run

A WA man who spent 12 years in jail for a murder he did not commit has tragically died in a hit-and-run in Los Angeles at the age of 56.

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

A few minutes is all it takes to save a life

When Murray Sturgess received his bowel cancer kit in the mail last July he was pretty confident; this was one test he would have no trouble passing.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Ordering the vego meal? There’s animal blood on your hands

Ordering the vego meal? There’s animal blood on your hands

The ethics of eating red meat have been grilled by critics who question its consequences for environmental health and animal welfare.

Deadly Irish riots suddenly erupt

Deadly Irish riots suddenly erupt

A major security operation is under way after violent riots broke out on the streets in Northern Ireland, with one woman dead.

No, you’re not entitled to your opinion

No, you’re not entitled to your opinion

The problem with “I’m entitled to my opinion” is that, all too often, it’s used to shelter beliefs that should have been abandoned, says lecturer Patrick Stokes

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