National News

Strawberry spiking 'sordid and sick': NZ

As New Zealand authorities try to find the source of a "sordid and sick" strawberry needle contamination, the country's growers are talking down the discovery as an issue for the Australian industry.

NSW child sex offenders unmonitored: union

Child sex offenders are going unmonitored in the community and about 200 have gone missing from the system entirely due to a severe lack of resources, the NSW police union says.

WA meerkitten found, pair questioned

A man and woman have been questioned over the disappearance of a meerkitten from Perth Zoo after the newborn was recovered from a home in the suburb of Beverley.