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'I'm not in control of this plane': Qantas pilot reveals horror moment computers on flight QF72 broke down - sending the aircraft nosediving towards Indian Ocean
Flight QF72 from Singapore to Perth in 2008 was smooth until a sudden computer malfunction off the coast of Western Australia. Then the plane suddenly nosedived 200 metres in 20 seconds.
Using gender-specific language could see some university students in Western Australia failing assessments under an increased push to stamp-out stereotyping on the basis of sex.
Football fans sign a makeshift petition urging trendy pub to turn the sound on for Australia's opening World Cup game – but are left heartbroken after 'pathetic' venue refuses their request
Football fans have been left sorely disappointed after staff at the Balmoral Hotel in Perth reportedly refused to turn the sound on for Australia's opening World Cup game.
Man is charged with 'bashing a woman in the head with a piece of wood before knocking a neighbour unconscious when he tried to intervene’
Man is charged with 'bashing a woman in the head with a piece of wood before knocking a neighbour unconscious when he tried to intervene' at Swan View Perth on Saturday night.
Calls to ban pools at day care centres after the tragic death of a two-year-old boy who was found face-down in the water after being left unsupervised for no longer than seven minutes
Two-year-old Lachlan Mitchell was only left alone for seven minutes at his Perth childcare centre before he drowned in the pool. Now the state's coroner is calling for a total ban.
Heartbroken mother slams anti-vacination billboard claiming 'it could sway vulnerable parents' after her baby son died from whooping cough when he was just 32 days old
Catherine Hughes, who lost her son Riley to whopping cough when he was just 32 days old, has slammed the billboard in Perth's CBD for promoting the anti-vaccine ideology.
'I've done the right thing in a twisted way': Father who 'stabbed his son to death before watching the AFL grand final told police he had no choice because his boy was an "utter terrorist a******e"'
The body of Matthew Fisher-Turner (pictured) was uncovered in the backyard of his family's Perth home in late October 2016 after his father Ernest Albert Fisher, 67, confessed to the killing.
Tragedy as great-grandfather, 69, and his great-grandson, 4, both die after being pulled unconscious from the hallway of a burning home
A four-year-old boy and his great-grandfather, 69, have died in hospital after being pulled unconscious from the hallway of a burning home in the Perth suburb of Thornlie.
Inside the 'anti-jetlag' Qantas lounge at Perth Airport, which soothes passengers using the 17hr non-stop flights to London with 'light therapy' showers, 'hydration' menus and yoga
The airline consulted with Neil Perry for food, Australian industrial designer David Caon for the layout and decor, and the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre for sleep medicine expertise.
One way to beat the rush! Impatient driver comes up with a very unique way to avoid peak-hour traffic jams (but it won't please fellow motorists!)
Bizarre DashCam footage has revealed one bold driver's ingenious hack to beat the traffic. The video, taken in Perth on Friday, shows the driver of a ute scooting through the centre of two lanes.
British child killer, 80, is deported back to the UK after spending 25 years in Australian prison for murdering a 14-year-old girl
Greer, 80, murdered 14-year-old Sharon Lee Mason, whose body was found buried behind a shop in the Perth suburb of Mosman Park in 1992.
Mother of teenager run down and killed by a driver who wrongfully thought he had stolen his motorbike is consoled outside court after her son's killer is sentenced to seven years prison
Jude Francis, 26, has been sentenced two seven years in jail for the manslaughter of 15-year-old Mitchell Chase. Francis pleaded guilty to manslaughter in March following the 2016 incident
Rooms strewn with dirty nappies, an infestation of rats and a SKIP full of rubbish: Inside the rental property trashed by tenants from hell - leaving the landlord with a $30,000 repair bill
Travis Adams says his home in Perth 's outer southern suburbs was trashed by a family who lived there for three years before they were evicted last week.
Revealed: Laughing landlord who booted his tenant out on one day's notice dumped the man's belongings outside after finding out his girlfriend 'overstayed her welcome' in the room
Yousef from Perth filmed the moment he confronted his landlord Mr Lau, about changing the locks - after he came home to find most of his belongings dumped in garbage bags.
Angler who was hit with an 'un-Australian' fine for drinking a beer while fishing takes his complaint the police minister who AGREES the $200 penalty is ridiculous (but there's still no word on having it cancelled)
Doug Vickery, 36, labelled police 'un-Australian' when he was slapped with the fine as he fished for octopus off a rock wall in Perth on Saturday. The Police Minister agrees the penalty was excessive.
Father accused of stabbing his son to death 'watched the AFL grand final and left his two other children to bury their brother', court hears
The body of Matthew Fisher-Turner was found in late October 2016 buried in the backyard of the family's Parmelia home in south Perth. It's believed he was killed almost four weeks earlier.
Australia's worst indoor water feature: Flat owner battles to save his property from flooding every time it rains - and now mould is growing on his carpet
Flat owner Michael Rodrigues, 24, battles to save his property as it floods in dangerous fashion in bad weather in Spearwood, Perth. After heavy rain water pours through the fire alarm.
'I changed my mind, so what!' Landlord laughs at desperate renter after changing the locks and dumping his belongings in garbage bags just ONE DAY after giving him notice to leave
A Perth man has filmed the moment he confronted his landlord about changing the locks - after he came home to find most of his belongings dumped in garbage bags.
Have we reached peak nanny state? An angler is outraged after copping an ‘un-Australian’ $200 fine for opening a BEER while fishing on a rock wall
Doug Vickery was handed the $200 fine one afternoon as he enjoyed his afternoon fishing for octopus off a rock wall in Perth.
Smashed windows, an infestation of rats and cockroaches and a 'biohazard' dumping ground: Nightmare tenants leave landlord with an unlivable home and a $30,000 damage bill
A landlord has been left with an unliveable property and a $30,000 damage bill, thanks to nightmare tenants.Travis Adams was left greeted with a 'biohazard' dumping ground.
Panic as Virgin Australia flight is hit by a bird on takeoff before circling in the air for three hours and making a dramatic emergency landing
Terrified passengers on board the Perth-bound flight faced an anxious wait as the plane looped off the Queensland coast for three hours in a bid to burn fuel.
'It was a very brutal murder': White supremacist who broke into her ex-boyfriend's home with a group of neo-Nazis and bludgeoned him to death with a hammer protests her innocence
Neo-Nazi Melony Attwood, 37, insisted she was not involved in the killing of ex-boyfriend Alan Taylor, 42, inside his house in Girrawheen in Perth's north in April 2016 with her lover Robert Edhouse, 22.
‘Dine and dash’ scammer accused of fleecing thousands of dollars from restaurants and hotels with her boyfriend should prepare for prison term if found guilty, says judge
Lois Loder was slapped with more than 50 charges, including stealing, for allegedly fleecing thousands of dollars from businesses across Perth.
'Don't go there unless you like pubic hair in your butter': The crude blackmail reviews 'left by a dine and dash scammer' accused of fleecing thousands of dollars from restaurants and hotels with her boyfriend - as her identity is revealed
Lois Loder and her boyfriend allegedly dined at lavish restaurants across Perth, racking up bills in their hundreds, before leaving without paying on more than 12 occasions.
Dad would be proud! Daughter of flamboyant makeup mogul Napoleon Perdis wows Perth crowds in daring semi-sheer dress at Priceline announcement event
The 18-year-old model, who is the daughter of flamboyant makeup mogul Napoleon, looked sensational as she turned all heads in a custom-made Ioannis Roumeliotis dress.
Man creates Facebook page to sell 'medicinal brownies' that give you a 'great night sleep' - and the group has hundreds of members
A Perth man is selling 'medical brownies' that promise customers a 'great night sleep' over Facebook marketplace. There are strict rules about what users can sell but they're often ignored.
'I won't let you go, my baby': Family's anguish after life-saving treatment for their five-year-old-girl fails in Mexico - as they plead with the government to help bring her home before it's too late
Parents of Australian girl Annabelle Nguyen (pictured), who is stuck in Mexico with a brain tumour, claim they have run out of money to bring her back home.
Aussie restaurant slammed as racist after launching 'Ching Chong' burger - but the owner says the name was inspired by his Malaysian roots
A Perth burger joint has come under fire for naming a patty the 'Ching Chong' burger. After locals complained, saying the name was offensive many customers have defended the burger name.
'Stop filming and help us!' Desperate plea from twins who were dragged from their car and beaten in a violent road rage attack - after bystanders recorded it on their phones instead of trying to help
Todd Allsop, 22, has pleaded with people to step in and help instead of filming on their mobile phones after he was pulled from his car and beaten unconscious in Perth on Saturday.
Telstra's claims a lightning strike knocked out Triple Zero services across the country for 10 hours are proved wrong – as it's revealed arson may have caused the outage
An extensive investigation by fire authorities has dismissed Telstra's claims that a lightning strike caused a major disruption to services for 10 hours across five states earlier this month.
'A palace? My gaff's bigger than this!' Noel Gallagher mocks historic castle where ancient kings were crowned as he visits Scotland for BBC event
Noel Gallagher was far from impressed by the history of the site, which is in Perth, Scotland- and scoffed at its regal heritage. He joked about its size when signing its visitors book.
Winging it! Entrepreneur, 23, shares her genius $35 winged eyeliner hack - and nets a $300,000 investment on Shark Tank
Iris Smit, from Perth, has turned her incredible eyeliner hack into a $310,000 business - and the Shark Tank investors are on board with it.
No chips for you! Restaurant takes drastic measures to keep seagulls away by supplying patrons with WATER PISTOLS
The Perth restaurant has a new way of keeping seagulls literally at bay. The image was uploaded to Reddit with users sharing their horrid experiences with seagulls.
An elderly Perth man is in intensive care after a robbery in his home early on Tuesday.
'I believe in his innocence, 100 per cent': Lover of triple axe murderer WEEPS in court as he is found guilty of slaughtering his family - after she claimed 'he couldn't do such a thing'
The girlfriend of a triple killer who hacked his South African family to death and then denied he was the axe-murderer sobbed in court as he was found guilty of the slaughter.
'They were a beautiful and very close family': Inside the $2.4million sprawling eco-home where the Van Bredas led an idyllic Sunshine Coast lifestyle before they were slaughtered with an axe by their depraved son
Millionaire property tycoon Martin van Breda, his wife Theresa, daughter Marli and two sons Rudi and Henri lived in the $2.35million home in Buderim, Queensland from 2012 to 2015.
Search continues for missing grandfather, 65, with dementia who was last seen hitchhiking on a Perth highway three days ago after leaving his home to go for a walk
Ian Collett, 65, has been missing from home in Canning Vale, Perth, since midday on Saturday. His panicked wife Deborah believes he went for a walk but got disorientated.
'He absolutely owned the Rose Bowl!' Perth popstar Troye Sivan performs alongside Taylor Swift at her LA concert... with the Bad Blood singer gushing over the Australian native
Troye Sivan's career is going from strength to strength.
Boys, 10 and 11, are arrested after 'breaking into homes and a primary school and stealing money and jewellery during five-day burglary spree'
Two young boys, 10 and 11, have gone on an alleged burglary spree across Perth. They are facing 11 charges between them after allegedly stealing cash and jewellery.
Missing grandfather suffering from dementia is spotted trying to flag down a ride on a highway wearing a stranger's jacket
Western Australia Police have stepped up their frantic search for a grandfather with dementia, who has now been missing for 48 hours. Ian Collett, 65, was last seen on Saturday afternoon.
Desperate search for a grandfather-of-ten with dementia who hasn't been seen for 24 hours since 'becoming disoriented during a walk'
Ian Collett, 65, has been missing from home in Canning Vale, Perth, since midday on Saturday. His panicked wife Deborah believes he went for a walk but got disorientated.
Ice cream shop takes advantage of warm Autumn to whip up business by offering all you can eat gelato for just $12
An Australian gelato shop has become the coolest place in town with a sweet deal that has everyone licking their lips with excitement. But the $12 all you eat gelato deal is only for a limited time.
'They were coming at us, we had to run': Family left with burns in their clothes after thugs shoot fireworks at them in a supermarket car park
The Durrant family were returning to their car after having dinner at Darch Plaza Shopping Centre, Perth, when they heard loud explosions.
Seaside restaurant gives customers WATER GUNS to fend off ravenous seagulls and ‘bin chickens’ from feasting on their half-eaten meals after ‘explosion’ of birds terrorising diners
Toby Evans, the owner of seaside restaurant 3Sheets in Perth, said he has resorted to giving customers water guns after the bird population in the area 'exploded'.
A Perth man was sexually harassed by his Uber driver after the trip ended. The driver allegedly sent a text message asking if he was interested in sex and attached his number.
'I believe they are in hiding': Woman who was in a polyamorous relationship with an Australian doomsday cult leader before he went missing a decade ago says he is alive
A woman who lived in a harem arrangement in Perth with a religious cult leader who disappeared with three other people in 2007 believes the quartet are still alive.
Cold snap here to stay as temperatures drop below -4C and even the outback is facing a chilly end to autumn
Winter has arrived early and isn't going away. As Darwin and Adelaide recorded their chilliest mornings so far in 2018, parts of Australia have already blanketed by snow and more is on the way.
'I'm a single mother on Centrelink': Family of schoolgirl, 11, left with catastrophic brain injuries after being electrocuted by a garden tap begs for financial help to bring her home
Denishar Woods, 11, miraculously survived the 240 volt shock in the backyard of her Perth home. But her family can't afford to take her home from hospital.
Blake Garvey's mystery companion REVEALED: The Bachelor hunk, 35, 'is dating' 23-year-old model Tania Mondon... and the pair have secretly been together for 'TWO years'
The mystery brunette seen dining in Perth with Bachelor star Blake Garvey has been identified as Crown Towers employee, Tania Mondon.
Mind the gap! Rebecca Judd shows off her VERY slender pins in tight spray on jeans during her book tour
The mother-of-four showed off her very trim pins in a pair of tight skinny jeans while promoting her new tome, The Baby Bible.
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: The Bachelor 'love rat' Blake Garvey resurfaces in Perth with a mystery brunette after reports 'he was living with his mother following his split with Louise Pillidge'
He's the publicity-shy former Bachelor who was last seen in public in early March.
Love looks good on her! MAFS' Tracey Jewel flaunts her slender figure in tight activewear on solo outing after having $9000 worth of facial fillers dissolved
Tracey Jewel was constantly embroiled in drama on Married At First Sight.
British child-killer, 80, is sent back to the UK after 25 years in Australian jail after 14-year-old victim's mother said he must be 'deported as soon as possible' following his parole release
Arthur Greer, who is now 80, was convicted of murdering 14-year-old Sharon Lee Mason, whose body was found buried behind a shop in a Perth, Western Australia, suburb in 1992.
Dangerous sex offender with a history of violent rapes targeting women and children is on the run after tearing off his ankle monitor
It's been more than 24 hours since police were able to pinpoint the exact location of Patrick Lennard Narrier, 45, after he was last seen on Tuesday night in Forrestfield near Perth.
Child sex offender, 59, is jailed for disgustingly exposing himself in front of a girl, 12, while secretly filming her through a McDonald's take-away box
A child sex offender has been sentenced to jail for exposing himself while secretly filming children at a string of fast food restaurants and playgrounds in Perth.
Cheating Neo-Nazi mum who murdered the father of her five-year-old son with a hammer for his $1 million life insurance is sentenced to jail with her two white supremacist accomplices
A young boy will grow up without his parents after his Neo-Nazi mother was jailed for murdering his father with a hammer as he slept in their home before she went to the movies with her lover.
'He should be able to die at home': Swiss suicide clinic member says it's an 'atrocity' 104-year-old scientist can't end his own life in Australia
Swiss euthanasia advocate Ruedi Habegger said on Saturday that it's an 'atrocity' David Goodall, 104, must travel to Switzerland to end his life because of Australian laws.
'It's hard, but it's also beautiful': Daughter of 104-year-old Australian scientist set to end his life at a Swiss suicide clinic reveals the real reason he has chosen to die
The daughter of Australia's oldest scientist David Goodall, who has chosen to end his own life in Switzerland at the age of 104, has explained how her father came to the difficult decision.
How did ONE cut cable cripple emergency calls in five states? Telstra faces intense questioning over Triple Zero failure after claiming it was caused by lightning - as Bureau of Meteorology reveals the nearest strike was 200km away
Telstra said a lightning strike hit a cable box in central-west NSW about 2am on Friday, causing some Triple 0 calls to drop out for 10 hours across five states.
Pictured: The smouldering ruins of a Telstra cable pit destroyed by a LIGHTNING STRIKE - that shut down Australia's Triple Zero line, took out EFTPOS and knocked out 700 traffic lights
A lightning strike destroyed a Telstra cable between Orange and Bowral in NSW overnight, triggering outages in Australia's capital cities.
Lightning strike sparks Triple Zero crash across Australian capitals as the Telstra network goes down for the second time in three days
A nation-wide Telstra outage was triggered around 2am after an 'unknown party' cut a cable between Orange and Bowral in NSW.
The heartbreaking moment Australian scientist, 104, says a final goodbye to his grandson before heading to a Swiss suicide clinic
David Goodall does not have a terminal illness but his quality of life has deteriorated and he has secured a fast-track appointment with assisted dying agency Life Circle in Basel, Switzerland.
'They've done nothing but undermine his rights': Euthanasia advocate 'Dr Death' slams Australia's assisted dying laws as eminent scientist, 104, flies to Switzerland to end his life
Australian Philip Nitschke, the founder of voluntary euthanasia advocacy group Exit International agreed that it was disappointing Professor Goodall was denied the right to a peaceful death.
New speed cameras found to be FAULTY with more than 50,000 fines set to be reviewed after innocent drivers were falsely booked driving at 160km/h
Western Australia Police has suspended 11 mobile speed cameras after a woman was wrongly fined for supposedly driving at 160km/h.
Harness racing trainer, 72, is fighting for life after suffering a mid-race heart attack and rolling out the back of a cart before being trampled by horses
Tony Ciuppa, 72, is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack during the fourth race earlier this week at Gloucester Park in Western Australia.
Scientist in an ‘ageing disgracefully’ shirt prepares to fly out to a Swiss suicide clinic to end his life because he ‘regrets living to 104’
Dr David Goodall, a 104-year-old British botanist and ecologist, prepares to fly to Switzerland to end his life and 'greatly regrets' living so long due to his deteriorating quality of life.
'What a loser': Centrelink bludger is trolled online for admitting they blew their dole money 'on drugs and alcohol' after complaining about having to wait for an emergency payment
The scrounger, from Perth, went to their local Centrelink to demand extra money, claiming their wallet had been stolen. When they were refused, they posted an explicit tirade on Facebook.
Confessions of a high-class call girl: Woman, 22, who swapped her office job for sex work earning $10,000 a week lifts the lid on the escort industry - and reveals what men REALLY want
Australian high-class escort Bella Laroue charges wealthy men $550 an hour - and earning up to $10,000 a week. Here, she reveals why she swapped her office job for sex work.
'Swinging' mother charged with ANOTHER 81 child sex offences after she's arrested over 'raping her daughter, eight, with her husband'
The Perth mother accused of raping her eight-year-old daughter along with her husband and one of their friends has been charged with a 81 more sex abuse offences against three children.
BREAKING NEWS: Babies and mothers evacuated from hospital after chemical smell found in air conditioning
Women and their children have been evacuated from a Perth hospital after it was reported a chemical smell was coming from the air conditioning vents.
Why successful people are less lucky in love: Two relationship experts reveal the dating mistakes professionals are making - and what men and women REALLY want in a partner
Perth-based Millionaire Matchmaker Louanne Ward recently teamed up with New York life coach, Guy Golan and discussed some of the biggest mistakes professionals are making in the dating world.
What did her attacker do in the 35 missing minutes? Mystery surrounds what happened in a stairwell before a primary school teacher was bashed and left for dead in a pool of blood - as her assailant's charge is downgraded
Mehreen Ahmad, 32, was found unconscious in the stairwell of Perth apartment block with serious head injuries after a night out with friends on May 20 last year. She is recovering in Pakistan.
Could this be Australia’s dumbest robber? Thief is caught trying on his balaclava disguise in full view of CCTV before walking into service station and 'demanding cash from the attendant'
A man has been caught on CCTV camera trying on disguises before allegedly robbing a Perth service station.
White teeth, a winning smile and a great butt: Millionaire matchmaker reveals what women REALLY want in a man - and humour is more important than sex drive
Perth's own millionaire matchmaker, Louanne Ward, has surveyed 425 women to find out what physical and character traits they desire most in a man - with very interesting results.
Seven children are rushed to hospital after the stolen car they were packed into slammed through a fence – as the 18-year-old female driver is arrested over reckless stunt
Seven youths as young as 11 were taken to hospital after the allegedly stolen car they were travelling in crashed. CCTV footage captured the moment the Honda CRV crashes into a fence and a parked car.
Eight teenagers aged between 11 and 18 arrested after stolen car is found crashed through a fence following a police pursuit
Police spotted a Honda, that had been reported stolen on Friday, driving north on the Kwinana Freeway about 12.50am on Sunday morning.
'I didn't want to leave her hanging': Teenager hit by a train makes a miraculous recovery to attend school dance less than a day after the horrific crash - because he didn't want to let his date down
Aung Su, 17 (pictured) was injured when he was hit by a train in Perth, Australia, while running for a train coming in the opposite direction. He attended his school ball less than 24-hours later
‘I am sorry I could not do enough to save your boy’: Woman who was one of the first to stumble upon fatal accident that killed a three-month-old baby pens emotional letter to his parents
A car was travelling south along the Kwinana Freeway last week when it crashed north of the Safety Bay Road exit in Baldivis in Perth's southern outskirts.
Mother who shook her three-month-old baby to death because she was frustrated he wouldn't stop crying is sentenced to two years home detention
Jennifer Kennison, 31, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment that she will carry out in her Perth home. Last year pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her 14-week-old baby boy.