Northern Territory

The UK Bunnings ad is just wrong

An Australian has taste tested a sausage in bread at Bunnings new store in Hertfordshire in the UK A still from Bunnings’ first UK ad. NOT content with inflicting on Brits the sausage sizzle, now Bunnings is forcing its so-cheery-it’s-cheesy advertising campaign on the mother country. But there’s something just …

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Northern Territory

‘I was afraid I’d never go back to normal’

The horror scooter crash that changed Tori Van de Stadt’s life forever. CREDIT: ACA/Channel 9 Tori Van de Stadt and boyfriend Louis Macindoe were injured in a horrific hit-and-run. Picture: Instagram AN Australian who suffered horrific injuries when she was flung from a scooter in a Bali hit and run …

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Northern Territory

Married At First Sight cheaters shamed

On Married at First Sight, Cheryl confronts Jonathan over secret text messages. Courtesy: Nine Network Cheryl outs the texting cheaters on Married At First Sight. WHEN your partner has been sending cheeky text messages to another girl behind your back, there’s only one way to deal with it: by naming …

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Northern Territory

Lottery winner says cash ‘ruined my life’

Jane Park isn’t happy about her lottery win. Picture: Twitter. A WOMAN who struck gold, winning more than $1.6 million in a major lottery, is considering suing the game’s organisers after saying the prize money “ruined her life”. Jane Park, from Edinburgh in Scotland, scooped one million pounds in 2013 …

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Northern Territory

Would you pass this citizenship test?

We sent Mathew Langdon into the city to see if Melburnians can pass our difficult citizenship test. Would you pass this Aussie citizenship test? IMMIGRANTS to Australia should be subjected to an “extreme vetting” test before they become citizens or receive welfare, according to a radical proposal by libertarian Senator …

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Northern Territory

Darwin Cup tickets on sale now

The race is on — Darwin Cup 2016. PICTURE: Katrina Bridgeford START picking out your fascinators and saving up your gambling money — tickets to the 2017 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival go on sale today. More than 40,000 people are expected to enjoy the carnival and almost $2 million …

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Northern Territory

NT boosts youth diversion funding

Don Dale youth detention centre THE Northern Territory government will invest an extra $18.2 million annually in diversionary programs in the most comprehensive overhaul of the territory’s youth justice system. The record funding is in addition to 52 new youth diversion workers, a greater focus on victim conferencing and boot …

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Northern Territory

Watch on Gulf of Carpentaria for cyclone

Darwin has been soaked with monsoonal rains this week as a cyclone threatens to form in the Gulf of Carpentaria. PICTURE: Katrina Bridgeford FORECASTERS remain on alert for the possibility of a Top End tropical cyclone later this week. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is a moderate chance — …

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Northern Territory

Melioidosis kills second person in NT

Melioidosis is a soil-borne disease that has been contracted by 28 people in the Northern Territory this wet season. PICTURE: Michael Franchi A SECOND person has died in the Northern Territory after contracting melioidosis. The tropical disease has been contracted by 28 people so far this wet season. Fourteen people …

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Northern Territory

Close watch on Gulf system

Satellite imagery from NASA Worldview of the Gulf of Carpentaria where a possible tropical low may form in coming days. PICTURE: NASA Worldview THE chance of a tropical low developing into a cyclone this Saturday is between 20 and 50 per cent, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. BoM senior …

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