Entries by Rachel Junge

Teens accused of holding a man hostage in Queensland bush

THREE people, including a 16-year-old girl, have been charged with holding a man hostage on the Sunshine Coast and threatening his life. The 19-year-old alleged victim told Police he was restrained at a campsite in bushland on Eenie Creek at Noosaville for two days, where he was repeatedly assaulted. He managed to escape around 5am […]

Gold Coast and SEQ about to swelter through heat wave

AIR CONDITIONERS will be pumping across the Gold Coast this week, as the city swelters through an Autumn heat wave. Temperatures are forecast to reach the mid-30s today and tomorrow, before dipping slightly to the low-30s mid-week. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, the mercury in both Coomera and Nerang will rise to 35 degrees, […]

No survivors from Ethiopian Airlines crash

AN INVESTIGATION will be carried out, after an Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed shortly after take-off, killing all on board. Flight ET302 had just taken off from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on its way to Nairobi in Kenya with 149 passengers and eight crew members. Officials have confirmed, passengers from more than 30 countries were on […]

WATCH | Aussie soldier returns home early to surprise son at school

A YOUNG Queensland schoolboy has openly wept in front of his peers at school assembly, while watching a video his dad recorded in Afghanistan. Little did William Anderson know, his dad was actually waiting in the wings to deliver a surprise reunion. The Toowoomba school boy had not seen his dad for seven months, after […]