Last Updated: January 29, 2015

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Rescue Horse stuck in a well

MEET Foxy, a former showjumping horse that had to be rescued after getting stuck upside down in a metre-wide well.

IRAQI DEBT Search to disburse Iraq wheat cash

 Iraqi man holding handfull of Australian wheat being offloaded in the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, Iraq 09 Apr 2003. crane
ABOUT $3.4 million lies unclaimed by Australian grain growers who delivered to wheat pools in the late 1980s.

A chilling task

A chilling task
US FARMER Mike Carlow and Bob Pille try to free a dead cow from the ice on White Clay Reservoir in South Dakota last week.

UK angry at milk price cut

 Friesian dairy cows in field of Woodside Green farm in Essex, England, 25 May 2005. Cattle.
UK DAIRY farmers are outraged after the nation’s biggest milk company announced cuts to farmgate milk prices.

Death row Indo ‘hopes’ Bali Nine Aussies are next

Myuran Sukumaran, Andrew Chan
BALI Nine Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan are “hopefully” in the next group to be executed, says Indonesia’s Attorney-General.

Family tragedy Parents kill kids to avoid apocalypse

Parents kill kids to avoid apocalypse
A US couple and their three children who were found dead in their home overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends they were worried about the apocalypse.

Snow show NYC’s hilarious response to ‘megablizzard’

NYC’s hilarious response to ‘megablizzard’
IT WENT from Snowmageddon to Nomageddon. New Yorkers have taken to social media to mock the Tidal Wave of Snow that never was.

Latest victim Paedophile raped famous actress

Billionaire US (United States) money manager Jeffrey Epstein hired underage Palm Beach Country girls for sex
CONVICTED paedophile Jeffrey Epstein targeted a 13-year-old girl — who went ​on ​to become a well-known actress court papers revealed.

Terror ISIS suicide bombs luxury hotel

ISIS suicide bombs luxury hotel
NINE people including at least five foreigners have been killed in a suicide attack on a luxury hotel in Libya, with ISIS claiming responsibility.

Japanese hostage Hostage: ‘I only have 24 hours to live’

Hostage: ‘I only have 24 hours to live’
ISLAMIC State says it will kill a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian pilot within 24 hours unless their demands are met.

Search over Sad end to AirAsia search

Sad end to AirAsia search
INDONESIA’S military has halted its recovery of bodies from the AirAsia crash, apologising to the families of victims.

Eleventh hour Can last-ditch push save Bali Nine?

Can last-ditch push save Bali Nine?
LAWYERS for the two Bali Nine members facing execution are heading to the island to launch a final legal effort to save them.

Acquitted Aussie mum cleared of abduction

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AN Australian woman arrested at Los Angeles Airport with her seven-year-old son has been acquitted in a Canadian court of parental abduction.

UK reacts Abbott’s ‘odd’ knightmare continues

Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Parade: Trooping The Colour
TONY Abbott’s decision to award Prince Philip a knighthood has also baffled some Britons amid ongoing protests from Australia.

Inside jail What keeps Bali Nine Aussies going

What keeps Bali Nine Aussies going
AS Indonesia declared there would be no “compromise” for drug traffickers on death row, the Bali Nine Australians are finding ways to keep going.

Seminyak Aussie found dead in Bali hotel

Aussie found dead in Bali hotel
A MELBOURNE man on holiday in Bali has been found dead in his Seminyak hotel room — but he is believed to have died up to 24 hours earlier.

Bad idea You can’t call your baby that

You can’t call your baby that
A FRENCH court has blocked parents from naming their baby girl after the hazelnut spread Nutella, arguing it would make her the target of mockery.

Spain Fighter jet crash kills 10

Fighter jet crash kills 10
A GREEK F-16 fighter jet crashed into other combat jets on the ground during NATO training in south-eastern Spain, killing at least 10 pilots and crew.

Bailout Greece warned as new PM sworn in

Greece warned as new PM sworn in
GREECE’S new anti-austerity prime minister has been sworn in, amid warnings the nation could be booted from the eurozone if it doesn’t pay its debts.

BREKKIE WRAP Would you pay this much for water?

 Woolworths staff resupply shelves as truckloads of food start to make their way north again as roads reopen. Lyn King restoc...
BREKKIE WRAP: Residents in this remote region are fed up with their outrageous cost of food and drink. You won’t believe the prices being charged.

Major blow Islamic State loses grip on Kobane

Islamic State loses grip on Kobane
KURDISH fighters now control ‘90 per cent’ of the besieged city of Kobane, marking a huge strategic and symbolic blow for Islamic State jihadists.

Phone hoax Hoax spy caller: ‘I was off my face’

Christine Lagarde, David Cameron, Janet Yellen
A PRANKSTER who got through to British Prime Minister David Cameron’s phone has boasted he was drunk and high on cocaine.

Food crisis Are these the most expensive groceries ever?

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RESIDENTS in this remote region are fed up with their outrageous cost of food. You won’t believe the prices these supermarkets are charging.

Brekkie Wrap Swingers parties go hi-tech

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BREKKIE WRAP: FORGET keys in a salad bowl, Silicon Valley swingers are using innovative apps and websites to swap sex partners.

Strict code Is this dress too racy for school?

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A SCHOOL is under fire after forcing a 15-year-old to wear a coat over her ‘indecent’ dress at a dance. Do they have a case?

ISIS fight Aussie jihadists killed in Kobane fall

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AUSTRALIAN jihadists are among 1200 ISIS fighters killed in Syria as the Kurdish flag flew over Kobane in a “hugely significant” victory.

Sex games Inside a 21st century sex swap party

Inside a 21st century sex swap party
FORGET keys in a salad bowl, modern swingers are coming up with hi-tech ways to connect in the bedroom.

Hostage crisis Deal with the Devil: ISIS terror swap

Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, Sajida al-Rishawi
A JAPANESE journalist and Jordanian pilot could be spared a brutal beheading by ISIS after Jordan agreed to release a female terrorist from jail.

Walking dead Zombie cat ‘rises from the dead’

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THIS ‘miracle cat’ was hit by a car and buried. Five days later, he showed up at a neighbour’s house looking for food.

Bali arrest Aussie ‘confesses to pot use in Bali’

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NEW pictures show the marijuana that an Australian man was allegedly caught with in Bali where officials say he was caught smoking a joint.

Home school farce

Hand Rasied in Classroom

SPECIAL REPORT: UP to 20,000 children are being ­illegally home schooled in Victoria.

Rhiann makes dad proud

Rhiann makes dad proud

RHIANN O’Donnell has been a fixture around the Mildura West Cricket Club since an early age.

Sustainability a key to NAB lending

Sustainability a key to NAB lending

NATIONAL Australia Bank will place more emphasis on sustainable business practices when lending money to farmers.

Hands-free without a hitch

Hands-free without a hitch

JOHN Deere’s fully automated three-point linkage connection system has earned it a SIMA Innovation Award.

Twins all fired up

 Twin sisters Sally and Kerry Reiners 22yrs have been abseling out of hovering helicopters as part of DSE rappellers training...

GROWING up on a farm in Corryong, twins Kerryanne and Sally Reiners lived a girl’s own adventure.