A Brisbane supermarket has decided to axe its self-serve checkouts forever due to one very sad reason. IGA Greenslopes will shut down the modern mechanism for good in favour of good old fashioned manned checkouts. The controversial change has reportedly been implemented in response to a massive spike in shoplifting,Continue Reading

A man is dead and two others are in hospital after they were struck with a deadly disease that kills between five and 10 per cent of people who contract it. WA Health has confirmed the three men were diagnosed with meningococcal disease, an uncommon but life-threatening bacterial infection ofContinue Reading

Beijing has taken aim at the Albanese government’s inaugural national defence strategy, urging Canberra to drop its “Cold War mentality” as it denied China posed any risk to regional stability. Defence Minister Richard Marles unveiled the strategy on Wednesday, announcing Australia would bolster its navy over the next decade toContinue Reading

The US Embassy in Canberra has issued a stark new warning to its own citizens after Saturday’s horrific Bondi massacre, urging Americans to “remain vigilant” while in Australia. The message, broadcast on Monday, warns Americans that “dangerous events” can occur in the “most unexpected of areas”. “In the aftermath ofContinue Reading

A bride-to-be has defended what some have labelled her “rude” wedding request on her invitations. Betti Adams has been documenting her DIY tips ahead of her big day, including her husband-to-be painting their colour scheme on the invitation so guests can match. But it was this act of specifying coloursContinue Reading