Entries by Rachel Junge

Off-duty officer pounces on ‘wanted’ shopper

AN EAGLE-EYED off-duty Southport Police officer has nabbed a wanted man while shopping. He was at a Gold Coast Shopping Centre on Friday when he spotted a man who has been on the Police radar for a number of matters. He requested further police assistance, but the wanted man decided it was time to leave and attempted to run […]

Witness in Gold Coast murder trial may have been on drugs

A WITNESS in the alleged drug dispute death of a Gold Coast man has admitted, he may have been on drugs the day he saw the victim. Matthew Leslie Armitage, his father Stephen John Armitage and William Francis Dean are all charged with killing Shaun Barker in December 2013. In Brisbane Magistrates Court today, Crown […]

Madonna denies being “very drunk” on stage

MADONNA has hit back at reports she was drunk during her latest concert performance in the US. Some fans claimed the outspoken singer “was very drunk” and “spoke in a fake hillbilly accent” during the show in Louisville Kentucky. But Madonna responded on Instagram saying she wound “never drink and perform”. “For those people who […]

Eckstein officially best ever IronMan

GOLD Coast sporting hero Shannon Eckstein will today become the most successful IronMan of all time. The 32-year-old father continues to out-pace much younger competitors on the sand and in the surf and on Saturday claimed an unbeatable lead in the 2015-16 Nutri-Grain IronMan Series. Eckstein was leading by 150m half way through the penultimate […]

Aussie Doctor and his wife kidnapped in West Africa

AN AUSTRALIAN Doctor and his wife have reportedly been kidnapped in West Africa. The couple, both aged in their 80s, have been living in Burkina Faso since the 1970s. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is yet to confirm their identities. It’s believed they were taken from their home in Baraboule, in the country’s north, near the […]