Prison guard held hostage on livestream

A guard was taken hostage by inmates at a US prison on Saturday, with the terrifying situation unfolding on Facebook Live. An Oklahoma City corrections officer was taken to a hospital Saturday after being held hostage on the 10th floor of the Oklahoma County Detention...

How the ‘house party’ stuff-up happened

QLD Health was red-faced after spreading fake news about a COVID superspreader party. How did the monumental stuff-up happen? Queensland authorities were left red-faced today after being forced to retract a claim that a man in his 20s who tested positive for coronavirus had hosted...

Library stabbing rampage leaves one dead

One person was killed and multiple people hurt after a suspect went on a stabbing rampage at a Canadian library. A suspect is now in custody in connection with the lone wolf attack in North Vancouver, officials tweeted. The violence happened in and around the...

NSW identifies QLD close contacts

NSW Health has identified close contacts related to Queensland’s COVID-19 outbreak as it gets in touch with more than 20,000 returned travellers. NSW Health says it is in the process of contacting more than 20,000 people who have recently returned from Queensland as that state’s...

How the ‘house party’ stuff-up happened

Queensland authorities were left red-faced today after being forced to retract a claim that a man in his 20s who tested positive for coronavirus had hosted a house party with 25 people while waiting for his results. Queensland Health made the claim – which went...

Queen’s grandson questioned by police

The Queen’s “favourite grandson” has been quizzed by police after a complaint that he had driven to Scotland during lockdown to see a married woman. Cops quizzed the Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips after a complaint that he had driven to Scotland to see a married...

NSW identifies nine QLD close contacts

NSW Health says it is in the process of contacting more than 20,000 people who have recently returned from Queensland as that state’s latest coronavirus outbreak evolves. The travellers who returned on flights between March 20 and 26 are being contacted via email and SMS...