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Chloe Campbell has been found alive.

Breaking: 3 year old missing Queensland girl Chloe Campbell found alive

Three-year-old Chloe Campbell has been reunited with her mother after being found alive. Chloe, who vanished from her family’s living room on Wednesday night, was found at the Childers Showground, south of Bundaberg late on Friday night.

Inspector Kevin Gutteridge told the ABC that she was found in a ‘random area’, but “it’s the greatest possible outcome for everyone, and for her to be reunited with her mum in hospital this morning was absolutely incredible” he said.

He is asking anyone with information about the abduction to come forward.

You can contact Crime stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The latest on Tropical Cyclone Ita

Tropical Cyclone Ita has hit the North Coast of Queensland, with wind gusts of up to 230km/h being recorded at 9pm last night. The cyclone, which was expected to be a category 5 has now been downgraded to a category 2 after hitting land. According to Queensland premier Campbell Newman there has been no reported deaths or injuries, with emergency crews checking the damage in Cooktown this morning.

A flood warning has been issued for parts of far North Queensland, including the Daintree and Mossman areas.

With conditions expected to worsen today, residents are urged to stay inside and keep away from floodwaters. If you are concerned for your safety or the safety of loved ones contact the SES for storm and flood emergency assistance on 132 500

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for pedophile clergy

Pope Francis has made his first public apology in regards to the numerous cases of child abuse and pedophilia that has occurred in the Catholic Church over many years. Speaking at the international catholic child bureau, Pope Francis told the congregation that “The Church is aware of this damage,” he said.

“It is personal, moral damage carried out by men of the church and we will not take one step backward with regards to how we will deal with this problem and the sanctions that must be imposed,” he added.


Under Pope Francis the Church has taken a no tolerance approach to this ongoing abuse, and has started implementing detection methods to make sure it won’t happen again.

Coles recalls 5 types of home brand Easter eggs

Coles Supermarket has recalled five types of home brand Easter eggs over the past week, after machines failed to declare traces of nuts in the eggs. The supermarket giant ordered their Coles Chocolate Standing Easter Bunny 125 grams and Coles Hollow Chocolate Hollow Egg 125 grams along with Coles Easter Eggs, which were 12 eggs in a clear plastic egg carton, Coles Milk Chocolate Easter Bag and Coles 30 Easter Eggs Milk Chocolate Hollow Eggs to be taken off shelves nation-wide. Coles have warned consumers who have any nut allergies, particularly tree nuts to return their products to the nearest Coles or Bi-lo stores.

Earthquake hits near Solomon Islands.

A 7.4 magnitude earth-quake occurred off the coast of the Solomon Islands, to the east of Papua New Guinea, yesterday afternoon. The quake was felt by residents of Bougainville Island, thankfully nobody was injured.

Peaches and her son.

The latest on Peaches Geldof’s tragic death

British police have said that a post-mortem on the body of Peaches Geldof have proved ‘inconclusive’. Meaning her family will have to wait for toxicology reports to come through until they discover what caused her untimely  death –now being explained as “non-suspicious but unexplained and sudden”. The 25-year-old mother of two was found dead at her home in Kent on Monday afternoon.

UK newspaper The Sun has reported that Peaches 11-month-old son Phaedra was by her side when Police found her body, after her husband Thomas Cohen, who was in London at the time, sent a friend around to check on her.

Peaches’ funeral is expected to be held at the Kent church, were she married Cohen, and were her mother Paula Yates’ memorial service was held in 2000.

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