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Space capsule heading our way
June 13, 2010 at 11:59 AM

A CAPSULE which scientists hope contains some of the oldest dust in the universe will streak back to Earth and land in the Australian desert today.

Aussie soldiers arrive home
June 13, 2010 at 11:36 AM

THE bodies of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan have arrived in Australia. Their remains arrived at Amberley air force base about 10.30am.

'Fake cops' try to get into pub
June 13, 2010 at 11:14 AM

TWO young Queenslanders have allegedly impersonated police officers to gain entry into a Sydney pub.

Protective dog foils carjacking
June 13, 2010 at 10:18 AM

MAN'S best friend has foiled an attempted carjacking by chasing the offender out of its owner's car.

Make speed limit 140km/h
June 13, 2010 at 8:53 AM

MOTOR racing champion Mark Skaife has called for speed limits on some freeways to be increased up to 140km/h in a major revamp of a road safety strategy.

US teen eyes another solo sail bid
June 13, 2010 at 8:29 AM

RESCUED US teen sailor Abby Sunderland says she will make another attempt to sail solo around the world, after a "crazy" few days in the Indian Ocean.

Soldiers' bodies to return home
June 13, 2010 at 7:24 AM

THE bodies of two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week will arrive in Queensland on Sunday morning.

Cop 'used pepper spray on brother'
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

A POLICE audit of capsicum spray has been ordered after an officer allegedly took a spray can home and used it during a fight with his brother.

Scott Volkers refused blue card
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

SWIMMING Queensland's head coach Scott Volkers has been refused a blue card that would have allowed him to work with children despite an appeal.

Psychologist on dog theft charge
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

A CHILD psychologist faces being charged over the dognapping of a chocolate labrador named Dolly, the pet of her neighbour's young children.

Chilling child porn data uncovered
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

CHILD porn offenders aren't only watching children being abused, 85 per cent are abusing underage victims themselves, an expert has revealed.

Rookie pollie may be ousted
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

TWENTY-year-old Wyatt Roy's dream of becoming Australia's youngest federal MP is in danger of being shattered after a push by his party to oust him.

Airport tunnel flood link
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

AFTER Lord Mayor Campbell Newman admitted the Clem7 tunnel construction contributed to  flooding, the Airport Link could pose a similar problem.

Bob Irwin left out of zoo history
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

FORTIETH birthday celebrations at Australia Zoo have one glaring omission - founder Bob Irwin has not been mentioned as part of the zoo's history.

Police freeze assets of accused
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM

COURT documents reveal police and Crime and Misconduct Commission are now going after the cash, cars and homes of those accused of serious crime.

Rescued teen sailor phones mum
June 12, 2010 at 9:49 PM

THE first thing teenage sailor Abby Sunderland did after being rescued 2000 nautical miles off the West Australian coast was to phone her mum.

Toddler struck by car dies
June 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM

A TODDLER who ran on to a road and was struck by a car in Brisbane's southern suburbs has died, according to police.