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Driver whingeing has to stop after horror weekend on WA roads

Liam Ducey Nine people have died since Friday as a result of crashes on WA roads, and police believe a culture of "whingeing" is partially to blame.

Parents pay tribute to Maslin children killed in MH17 disaster

Evie, Mo and Otis Maslin and their grandfather Nick were killed on MH17.

Alex Riddell The parents of the three Perth children, who were killed in the MH17 disaster over Eastern Ukraine, have paid tribute to the youngsters.

West Australian man found dead in Uganda hotel

Chris Kirkman was from Kalgoorlie but had been working in the Congo.

A West Australian man, believed to be travelling home after working in a country with confirmed outbreaks of the Ebola virus, has died in a Ugandan hotel room.

Spider burrowed into appendix scar, crawled through WA man's body

The mark the spider left on Thomas' trunk.

Aleisha Orr If Bali belly, dengue and dangerous drinks have not been enough to put you off taking a holiday to Bali - perhaps the story of 'spiderman' will.

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'Spiderman' squished: Perth experts debunk spider burrowing claims

Golden orb spiders are fatter in the city.

Candice Barnes Fear not arachnophobes, the story of Bunbury’s "spiderman" might not be all it seemed. Perth scientists have cast doubt over claims that a spider burrowed into a man’s body during his...

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Suspicious fire at Welshpool factory causes $1.5 million damage

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Firefighters are a battling an industrial fire in Welshpool which started on Thursday morning.

Man dead, two boys admitted to hospital after WA snake bites

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Western Australia has recorded its first fatality from a snake bite in four years after a man in the Goldfields died days before two boys from the Wheatbelt were admitted after being bitten.

Second boy bitten by a snake in Moora in WA's Wheatbelt

Boy being treated after snake bite.

A second boy in two days has been bitten by a snake in the Wheatbelt town of Moora and admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital.

West Coast Eagles drug dramas caused player group split

Dean Cox released a book revealing off-field drama at The West Coast Eagles this week.

Justin Chadwick Retired West Coast champion Dean Cox suspects at least 10 Eagles players experimented with drugs during the AFL club's infamous fall from grace last decade.

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Home birth in spotlight at Perth inquest

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun.

An inquest into the deaths of three babies who were born at home has begun in Perth.

Family moved in Kalgoorlie: search continues for killer Enoch Walsh

Enoch Walsh - pictured here in an earlier photo - failed to return to his Claremont care facility on Sunday.

Liam Ducey Police have stepped up their presence in Kalgoorlie and moved a family amid safety concerns - after they admitted missing mentally ill killer Enoch Walsh could be "anywhere".

Missing killer Enoch Walsh believed to be headed towards Kalgoorlie

Enoch Samuel Walsh, who killed his mother in 2005, escaped a care facility in Claremont on Sunday.

Liam Ducey Police are searching for a clinically insane man who slit his mother's throat in 2005 and escaped from a care facility in Claremont on Sunday.

Esperance shark victim Sean Pollard's family speaks about recovery

Bunbury man Sean Pollard was a keen footballer and surfer.

Aleisha Orr The family of a West Australian man who suffered horrific injuries in a shark attack last week has spoken about his recovery and thanked those who offered support.

Two critical, one dead after horror Monday on Perth roads

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Liam Ducey A man has died and two people are in a critical condition after a horror period on Perth roads on Monday.

People smugglers sentenced in Perth court

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Two people smugglers have been sentenced in Perth to more than three years behind bars.

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Perth parents join Opposition leader in push to legalise medicinal cannabis

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Alex Riddell A Perth couple have joined State Opposition leader Mark McGowan in a push to legalise medicinal cannabis.

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WA Greens slam the federal government for approving Point Peron marina

Little does it: A little penguin plays in the sun at Manly.

Brendan Foster WA Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has slammed the federal government's approval of the Mangles Bay development at Point Peron in Rockingham.

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Tests confirm great white attacked surfer

Bunbury man Sean Pollard is believed to have been attacked by a shark near Esperance on Thursday.

Adrian Beattie and Liam Ducey Scientific tests show that a great white shark attacked Bunbury man Sean Pollard at Esperance on Thursday.

Esperance shark victim Sean Pollard recovering in Perth hospital

Sean Pollard was flown to Perth for emergency surgery after the shark attack near Esperance.

Aleisha Orr A man who was on the beach when a surfer was attacked by a shark has described the remarkable effort of onlookers and the “strong will to live” shown by the 23-year-old man who lost part...

Man bitten on both arms in shark attack near Esperance

Bunbury man Sean Pollard is believed to have been attacked by a shark near Esperance on Thursday.

Aleisha Orr A great white shark has been caught by Fisheries officers and will be killed after a 23-year-old man was attacked off Esperance on Thursday.