Entries by Rebecca Dakin

UK parliament rejects latest Brexit deal

British parliament has once again rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal, sending the country into a deeper political crisis. Just 17 days out from the planned departure date, MPs voted against May’s amended Brexit deal by 391 to 242. It comes a day after May was involved in length last-minute talks with EU […]

Mother loses appeal over Gold Coast toddler’s death

THE mother of a Gold Coast toddler, who died in 2009, has lost a bid to shave time off her jail sentence in the Queensland Court of Appeal. Heidi Strbak launched an appeal last year after being sentenced to nine-years behind bars for killing her four-year-old son Tyrell Cobb, who died at a Biggera Waters […]

Hundreds left without power across the Gold Coast

A FEW hundred homes and businesses are without power across the Gold Coast this morning. Bundall and Helensvale are the worst affected suburbs with 21 streets included in the outage. Some homes around Varsity Lakes and Burleigh Heads are also without power. That has affected some traffic lights in the area, with reports the lights […]