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Sun 5 Apr 2020

Another Ruby Princess passenger dies, national toll now 35

Another Ruby Princess passenger dies, national toll now 35

At least 11 of the nation's 35 coronavirus deaths were people who travelled on the vessel.

Our solar farm project heats up with build date released

premium_icon Our solar farm project heats up with build date released

Central Queensland's Rodds Bay solar farm is expected to be one of Australia's largest and that means good things for power customers.

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons slapped with COVID-19 fines

Dozens of hoons have been slapped with a $1334 fine after having no explanation for breaching home confinement rules to attend a car rally last night.

How self-isolation is affecting sex toy sales

premium_icon How self-isolation is affecting sex toy sales

Everyone is stuck at home, bored and perhaps in the mood for something different. This is what some adult shops have noticed during the COVID-19 lockdown.

State plans to backdate eviction ban

premium_icon State plans to backdate eviction ban

Landlords could be forced to use debt collectors to chase unpaid rent after the State Government said it would backdate new laws to save tenants from eviction.

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Kent fires back at stars over Greenberg pay cut

Paul Kent believes Todd Greenberg shouldn’t have had to take the same pay cut as the players, but NRL’s mixed messages saw them shoot themselves in the foot.

Drivers flee as dozens slapped with $1300 fines after rally

premium_icon Drivers flee as dozens slapped with $1300 fines after rally

Police have slammed the “blatant disregard” of life after they issued COVID-19 fines at a large car rally on Saturday night.

‘Six million jobs’ at stake over JobKeeper scheme

‘Six million jobs’ at stake over JobKeeper scheme

Attorney-General Christian Porter says the JobKeeper wage subsidy will be passed on Wednesday “no matter how late we have to sit”.

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

Project Apollo’ reveals what is needed for season return

The NRL’s Project Apollo team led by Wayne Pearce has identified the first step the game needs to take in order to return to the playing field by June 1.

Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

premium_icon Heavy-hitters turn up heat on NRL for grand final series

The newly-formed innovation committee will meet this Thursday to sift through a number of proposals to help the NRL season recover in the wake of the COVID-19...

Rainbow rallies community gratitude

premium_icon Rainbow rallies community gratitude

THE Scoop are taking part in a global movement to give thanks to essential workers during coronavirus pandemic.

Common drug could be the cure for COVID-19 spread

Common drug could be the cure for COVID-19 spread

A study has shown that a common household item used to treat headlice could be able to kill the virus in its tracks.

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Boxer slammed for dangerous virus theory

Some bizarre conspiracy theories about the coronavirus have been thrown around recently, but British boxer Amir Khan may have bettered them all.

US deaths exceeds 1300 in a single day

US deaths exceeds 1300 in a single day

The US has set a chilling new record for the highest number of coronavirus deaths for any country in a single day.

Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

premium_icon Back by popular demand: Ultimate Quiz Part 2

The response to our first ultimate quiz was huge, so we return with more rugby league brain-benders. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE HERE.

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

‘Everybody out’: Manly beach closed

Manly has been closed after hundreds of people hit the beach this morning despite strict social distancing measures being in place.

Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

premium_icon Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

A criminal investigation will be undertaken into why thousands of potential coronavirus carrying passengers were allowed to disembark a cruise ship in Sydney.

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

Shock contract loss for Australian spinner

He claimed the most scalps of any tweaker in last year’s Sheffield Shield and yet Stephen O’Keefe is suddenly out of a job.

Scott Morrison’s Sunday night showdowns we didn’t ask for

Scott Morrison’s Sunday night showdowns we didn’t ask for

Aussies have a new habit fuelled by high stakes and suspense – and ScoMo is the star. Welcome to the new normal.

State signs crucial $1.2m mask deal

premium_icon State signs crucial $1.2m mask deal

The deal was one of many to ensure Queensland has priority access to its own supply of urgently needed goods.

Local hero saves neighbourhood from isolation dark cloud

premium_icon Local hero saves neighbourhood from isolation dark cloud

He might be just a man and his dog but this community hero is rescuing people’s cheer during the COVID-19 crisis.

BREAKING: Brisbane homicide detectives called to home

premium_icon BREAKING: Brisbane homicide detectives called to home

UPDATE: Nine police units remain at the home after 38-year-old man's death.

Three fighting for life after crash

premium_icon Three fighting for life after crash

Three people, including a boy and a girl, are in critical condition following a single-vehicle crash early this afternoon.

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights skipper’s online tutorials for footy fans

Knights star Mitchell Pearce has put on a rugby league masterclass for fans missing the game as much as him during the coronavirus shutdown.

Cops warn Nine: ‘Stop the MAFS dramas’

premium_icon Cops warn Nine: ‘Stop the MAFS dramas’

Overworked police are fed up with MAFS contestants filing police reports and will warn Channel 9 they won’t tolerate their time being wasted next season.

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