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Manmeet Alisher bus death

A MAN who set a Brisbane bus driver on fire as he stopped to let passengers on board his vehicle in 2016 has been declared unfit to stand trial on mental health grounds. Anthony O’Donohue lit a backpack containing a bottle of fuel and threw it inside the bus being …

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Deportation laws Australia

AN ALLEGED former “baby” bikie, who became embroiled in the notorious 2013 Broadbeach Bikie Brawl, is the latest foreign-born national to get kicked out of Australia. Jim David Thacker, 27, was arrested by border force officers yesterday and taken to an immigration centre where he’ll eventually be deported, a spokesman …

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Katy Perry Brisbane

POP superstar Katy Perry opened the Brisbane leg of her worldwide Witness tour with a bang at a packed Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night. It was like New Year’s Eve came early for the tweens of Brisbane — they got to stay up late (too late for a school night) …

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Alex Reuben McEwan trial

WARNING: Graphic. A MAN accused of bashing a Korean woman to death in Brisbane’s CBD in 2013 confessed to arresting police that “a demon” inside his head had driven him to kill the woman. Alex Reuben McEwan has pleaded not guilty to murdering Eunji Ban in Brisbane’s CBD on November …

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Hervey Bay QLD

A SEXUAL predator who broke into houses and molested sleeping children filmed himself carrying out the abuse, Queensland police allege. Detectives are still examining video and other computer files found at the man’s home in Hervey Bay and say there could be other victims. They allege the 30-year-old filmed himself …

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MasterChef Australia 2018

BRISBANE’S Ben Borsht will battle it out against Adelaide’s Sashi Cheliah in Tuesday night’s MasterChef Australia grand finale. Borsht, 31, said he was “completely shocked” to make the top two of the Channel 10 reality cooking series, when Melbourne DJ Khanh Ong was sent home following a main and dessert …

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Australian Ninja Warrior 2018

BRISBANE engineering student Rob Patterson is kicking himself for rushing through stage two of the Australian Ninja Warrior grand final course. The 22-year-old gymnast was given a medal for being the furthest-fastest competitor in the second stage after none of the finalists completed the course for a second year. Ninja …

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Bachelor in Paradise Australia

BACHELOR in Paradise favourite Tara Pavlovic has opened up about her split from co-star Samual Cochrane, saying the pair were the “worst versions” of themselves when they were together. The Gold Coast nanny-turned-reality TV star told Confidential the pair were both unhappy in the “really bad” relationship. Couple announce split …

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How to lose weight

THE old diet trick of using a smaller plate to bluff your brain into eating less doesn’t work, and can even make you eat more, scientists have found. The new report published in the journal Appetite reveals when people are hungry, especially when dieting, they are unlikely to be fooled …

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