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Recent articles by Luke:

Gold Coast whale rescuer 'Django' to donate fine fund to conservation group

A Gold Coast man has escaped hefty fines after freeing a baby whale calf from shark netting. → Read More

One person 'fighting for life, another seriously injured' in Sydney shooting

<p>Two people are believed to have been injured, suffering multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting at a home in Sydney's western suburbs.</p> → Read More

Sydney thunderstorms: Man killed by flying gas bottle in severe wind gusts

<p>A man has been killed by a flying gas bottle during a severe thunderstorm that pummelled Sydney with damaging winds, flash flooding and hailstones.</p> → Read More

What is a coronavirus 'super spreader' and what is the risk of becoming one?

<p>The 'super spread' of a disease, such as the Chinese coronavirus, is not uncommon and while authorities are not yet able to pinpoint individuals capable of doing it, experts have warned it will happen again.</p> → Read More

Coronavirus: Australian government raises travel advice warning level for China amid outbreak

<p>Travellers have been urged to 'reconsider the need to travel' anywhere in China amid the fallout from the deadly coronavirus epidemic.</p> → Read More

Dad and son killed by 'campsite fridge gas leak' in WA beach holiday tragedy

<p>The pair were unable to be woken after sleeping through the toxic leak on a WA beach, while a mum was flown to hospital for chemical exposure and hypothermia.</p> → Read More

Why the Auschwitz 75th liberation anniversary means so much to Australian Holocaust survivor

Yvonne Engelman, 92, escaped the terror of one of Nazi Germany's most notorious concentration camps. → Read More

Greta Thunberg named Time Magazine's 2019 Person of the Year

<p>The 16-year-old has become the youngest-ever Person of the Years months after shaming world leaders for their inaction over climate change.</p> → Read More

Witnesses describe frantic scenes around London Bridge after man shot and killed by police following stabbing incident

<p>Hundreds of people, some in tears, have been evacuated from around London Bridge after a stabbing followed by gunshots at the iconic tourist attraction.</p> → Read More

Suspected Australian bikie members arrested in major Thailand 'drug cartel' sting

During the sting, Australians Jamie Robert Hansom, 46, and Steven Brett Hovi, 58, were arrested by heavily armed officers, along with Nigerian man Chimezie Stanley Duru, 38, and Thai nationals Jiraporn Kiatsutthachit, 35, and Wirapha Ungsri, 34. → Read More

NSW & QLD fires live updates: More than 500 schools to close across Sydney, Hunter and Illawarra

Schools across Greater Sydney, the Hunter and Illawarra will close tomorrow, as the state prepares for the ... → Read More

Essex truck deaths: Truck with 39 bodies found inside registered in Bulgaria as murder investigation unfolds

Bulgarian public broadcaster BNR, citing unnamed sources, said the truck, which has been registered in Bulgaria on June 19, 2017, had left the Balkan country the next day and has not returned since. → Read More

Jock Palfreeman: Bulgarian judges have two months to decide if jailed Australian will be released

<p>Jock Palfreeman was granted early parole after serving 11 years behind bars for a fatal stabbing in 2007 – and will stay behind bars until a second ruling is announced.</p> → Read More

Penrith police shooting: Gunman named as Daniel King

Daniel King, 32, opened fire on a home and two police stations before he was shot dead by officers. → Read More

Zimbabwean Embassy in Canberra goes on sale for $1.8m in affluent suburb

<p>Boasting 'great tenants', four bedrooms and two bathrooms the mega property has been posted on the housing market.</p> → Read More

Eating chicken linked to higher risk of cancer in new study

<p>A study of more than 475,000 people over five years found eating chicken is linked to an increased risk of three different types of cancer.</p> → Read More

Australian cricket writer pays $100k for beer at UK pub during the Ashes

<p>Peter Lalor claims to have been charged for 'the most expensive beer in history' after a billing mix-up saw him lose almost $100,000 to a quick beverage.</p> → Read More

NSW music festival deaths: Teen wanted help hours before MDMA-related cardiac arrest

<p>Alex Ross-King ‘double dunked’ three MDMA tablets before entering Sydney’s FOMO event because she was scared of being caught by police drug-detection dogs.</p> → Read More

NSW girl dies in hospital after found floating in Hawkesbury River

<p>The young girl, believed to be about three years old, was rushed to Sydney’s Westmead Hospital in a critical condition where she has since died.</p> → Read More

Theo Hayez: Police call off Byron Bay search for missing Belgian backpacker

<p>A major NSW search operation has been called off more than a month after Theo Hayez, 18, disappeared from the Byron Bay area while travelling.</p> → Read More