Leg falls off as sword-wielding ice user strikes

His violent frenzy sent men to hospital but attacker told he can lead a better life - if he stays off drugs.

DRONE VISION: Police raid marijuana crop worth $60m

Queensland Police have seized 11,795 cannabis plants following a raid on an Esk property. Picture: Queensland Police

WATCH: More than 11,000 plants uncovered in grow houses

QLD VOTES LIVE: Will this man be the state's first Greens MP?

Michael Bergman and supporters in Maiwar. Picture: Brendan O'Malley

Polling puts Labor marginally ahead of the Liberal National Party

Guilty of torture after domestic reign of terror

After hearing allegations including a caustic soda attack, jurors found Peter Mark Wright guilty of 12 charges.

Brutal zip-tie, caustic soda stories heard before guilty verdicts

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Kids miss out as bar stool thug dad cops jail for Christmas

A drunken thug bashed a security guard with a bar stool, breaking his jaw.

You won't believe the weapon drunk assailant used to bash guard

Jury out after claims man called ex a 'putrid waste of time'

There's been no verdict yet from jurors at Brisbane District Court.

She said if he loved her, he would not treat her that way

Half-brother says he was asked to make up 'hostage' claim

Peter Mark Wright has pleaded not guilty.

'No snitching' code calls evidence into question, prosecutor claims.

Ex-cop: 'I was 0.4mm away from shooting him'

Retired Senior Constable Troy Cutler speaking about the final moments of the police chase outside Lismore Local Court today.

Retired officer speaks out about infamous police chase

Mother says daughter dragged off 'kicking and screaming'

Brisbane District Court, where the jury has been hearing the claims of violence.

Emotional phone call played to abuse trial

8700 'misled' Optus customers in line for compensation

An NBN Co technician during the installation of fibre-to-the-building connections in Sydney. Picture: Cole Bennetts/Bloomberg

8700 customers are in line for compensation.

‘The bottom line’: Moment of truth for bitcoin

Everyone's favourite way of paying for crime faces a big moment

$1.1 billion industry needs to change

Picaluna has been described as “Uber for funerals”. Picture: Supplied

Greg Inglis wants to change "cookie-cutter" funeral industry

Gladstone Port exploring renewable energy options

GPC chief executive officer Peter O'Sullivan is proud to announce the company's foray into renewable energy.

Admin office will soon have 70 solar panels.

REVEALED: Why 2018 will be the year for mining

back to pit for loading overburden, hauling activity on open pit

New report reveals positive five year forecast

Verdict in on sensory shopping for children on the spectrum

Gympie Target Store Manager Jo Medley at the Sensory Shopping experience on Sunday.

Sensory Shopping experience makes things easier for autistic kids

The family hotspot that is 'rife' with gay sex

Parts of Mudjimba Beach has been taken over by men looking for gay sex. Locals want the hotspot to return to a family friendly one.

The no-go zone known only to locals

Two helicopters in Mt Beerwah rescue after pair fall 20m

A rescue is underway at Mount Beerwah after two climbers fell.

Man suffers serious injuries, woman also fell

Skip bins fall off truck closing busy SEQ road

A truckload of debris has fallen across busy Currumburra Rd, Ashmore, Gold Coast. Photo: supplied

TWO skip bins piled with rubbish have fallen off a truck

Smacked kids ‘become violent adults’

Is it ever OK to hit a child?

It turns out smacked kids are likely to become abusers themselves

Antarctica discovery changes alien search

Bacteria discovery in Antarctica changes humanity’s search for aliens Using maths to find alien life

Bacteria find forces a widening of the search for galactic life

Get ready for a week of heatwaves

Australia will face a heatwave this week — and NSW will be among the worst hit. Image: Bureau of Meteorology

Almost every capital will see temperatures above 30C

Same-sex divorce? Meet the couple about to call it quits

Same-sex couples can now legally marry — and divorce — under Australian law. Same sex marriage bill signed into law

Thousands of couples flocked to register their intent to marry

How Trump starts each day

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

Donald Trump drinks a ridiculous amount of Diet Coke

Inside Candyman’s ‘Freaks Unleashed’ bash

Travers ‘Candyman’ Beynon might have held his wildest bash yet

Jeff Horn in danger: The threat of Gary Corcoran

Jeff Horn v Gary Corcoran

Corcoran, 27, thrives in a tough and dangerous world.

Desperate hunt for teenage girl

Red and yellow beach flag at Mooloolaba Beach. Photo:Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

Teenage girl is still missing in the waters off an Australian beach

ONLINE MADNESS: Today is busiest day for cyber shopping

Christmas shoppers are being urged to get organised.

eBay Australia predicted more than five gifts sold per second

Woman burns down house trying to kill bed bugs

The fires have been fanned by ferocious winds. Picture: AFP

Three people have been injured and 10 have been left homeless

Heartbreaking bullying video draws stunning reaction

Keaton Jones spoke out against bullying.

After having milk poured over him by bullies, Keaton Jones spoke out

Sickening stabbing caught on camera

The shocking attack was caught on camera

Dramatic footage shows a man stabbing a security guard

Police charge Bongaree woman with almost 900 fraud offences

A Bongaree woman is facing a string of fraud charges.

Next High-density installment of Bribie Lakes causes concern

BRIBIE LAKES: Resident Annette Hansen is worried what another 424 dwellings will mean for her neighbourhood. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

The next stages of the Bribie Lakes estate has one resident worried.

Canalside beauty pairs family living with lifestyle

VOYAGERS: The house has a metres upon metres of canal frontage.

Set on an 802sqm block, this home boasts 20 metres of canal front.

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA Beach State School played host to two of the biggest names in science and...

Australia's Chief Scientist launches STEM program on Bribie

BI-CARB SCIENCE: Banksia Beach student Ruby Alsop goes over her bi-carb balloon experiment with Australia's Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel and Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. Photo Rachel Lang / Caboolture News

BANKSIA played host to two of the biggest names in science.

Bundy woman hits the pub for 100th birthday

PARTY TIME : Phyllis May Seechin celebrated her 100th birthday at the Spotted Dog today.

Phyllis celebrates century with family and friends

Woman spots fiance in her childhood photo

Verona Koliqi and Mirand Buzaku. Image: Instagram

A newly-engaged couple believe their relationship was “meant to be”

Minister ‘likes’ pornography tweet

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Another day, another Twitter-based political porn debacle

Liveliest seat in the house: snake found in centre toilets

Snakes are a clear and present danger at Boondall. (File picture)

Snake warning in Brisbane Entertainment Centre toilets

Cop’s dashcam catches blazing fireball

A meteor captured by a police dashcam in the US. Picture: Twitter/NBC News

A police officer has captured incredible footage of a large meteor

What was this driver thinking?

Truck spotted in Bundaberg with some unusual cargo.

'I'm gobsmacked that someone can actually do that'

A Place to Call Home’s shock death

Viewers were left in shock last night after popular Australian drama A Place to Call Home killed off arch villainess Regina Standish.

Hugh Grant reveals his big film regret

Hugh Grant has revealed there’s one movie he wishes he didn’t say yes to.

Grant was inundated with offers after Four Weddings and A Funeral.

‘Heartbreaking’: Richie breaks silence on split

Richie Strahan and Alex Nation broke up in August.

RICHIE Strahan opens up about what really happened.

Elf: The things you never knew

Will Ferrell as Buddy in Elf.

WHO was going to play Buddy before Will Ferrell was given the part?

David Cassidy accused of groping ex-model

A former model claims late “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy was a “first class creep” who groped her and tried to put his hand up her skirt when she was 19.

MODEL claims the late Partridge Family star was “first class creep”.

Singer kicks photographer in the face on stage

Singer and guitarist Josh Homme performs during the concert of the US rock band Queens of the Stone Age at the 22nd Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island in Northern Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

Photographer set to press charges after being kicked in the head

Truth about GoT’s steamiest scene

It’s one of the most memorable X-rated moments on the show — but putting together Jon Snow and Ygritte’s sex scene wasn’t easy.

Even by their X-rated standards, this scene was particularly steamy