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'I almost vomited': Perth woman finds mouse in Spudshed salad package

'I almost vomited': Perth woman finds mouse in Spudshed salad package

A Perth woman who almost vomited when she spotted a dead rodent in a packaged supermarket salad has received a heartfelt apology from the West Australian family business which produces the salad.

  • by Fran Rimrod

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Three dead, several injured after bus and 4WD crash near Lancelin
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Three dead, several injured after bus and 4WD crash near Lancelin

Three people have died and nine were injured in a serious crash near Lancelin where a bus carrying passengers and a 4WD towing a caravan collided on Sunday afternoon.

  • by Lauren Pilat & Fran Rimrod
'What a roar!': Giant fig tree partially collapses at UWA

'What a roar!': Giant fig tree partially collapses at UWA

In a case of being at the right place at the right time a student has captured the partial collapse of a giant 86-year-old Moreton Bay fig tree.

  • by Franziska Rimrod
'It's an extension of me': Perth mum with disability has custom bike stolen

'It's an extension of me': Perth mum with disability has custom bike stolen

"It's not just a bike, it's an extension of my legs, its an extension of me," says Danielle Loizou-Lake of her custom-made bike, which was stolen in a brazen break-in in Perth's southern suburbs on Thursday morning.

  • by Franziska Rimrod
'You have to trust executives': health boss wants severance pay back after 'appalling' CCC findings
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'You have to trust executives': health boss wants severance pay back after 'appalling' CCC findings

Department of Health was told to "act normally" and dish out severance dollars to two public servants during CCC investigation.

  • by Daile Cross & Franziska Rimrod
WA workers lament missing out on BHP manufacturing tender

WA workers lament missing out on BHP manufacturing tender

West Australian workers have voiced their outrage after missing out on 20,000 tonnes of fabrication and manufacturing work, with mining giant BHP Billiton awarding a tender for its South Flank project to a Chinese company.

  • by Franziska Rimrod
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Teen charged with murder over the death of a Perth mother, two kids

Teen charged with murder over the death of a Perth mother, two kids

A 19-year-old man has been charged with three counts of murder over the 'horrific' slaying of an Ellenbrook mother and her two children.

  • by Hannah Barry & Franziska Rimrod
'Horrific scene': Mother and two children dead, teen arrested
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'Horrific scene': Mother and two children dead, teen arrested

Three people from the same family are dead after an incident at a house in suburban Perth, with police calling the crime scene 'complex and horrific'.

  • by Hannah Barry & Franziska Rimrod
Man treated for smoke inhalation after Mt Hawthorn house fire

Man treated for smoke inhalation after Mt Hawthorn house fire

A man had to be treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Mt Hawthorn sparked a damage bill of $150,000 on Saturday night.

  • by Kate Hedley & Franziska Rimrod
Perth braces for massive weather front set to hit on Monday
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Perth braces for massive weather front set to hit on Monday

Thursday's relatively small storm cell has got nothing on what looms for the metro area next week, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

  • by Franziska Rimrod
More than 5000 homes without power as storm hits WA

More than 5000 homes without power as storm hits WA

Thousands of West Australians have woken to a home without power as storms with thunder and lightning dumped up to 40 millimetres of rain over the state on Sunday morning.

  • by Franziska Rimrod