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Truckie to live with Bruce Hwy death horror for life

Jury returns not guilty verdict in trial against truck driver involved in accident in near Raglan in 2014 where two Chinese tourists were killed.

Would you pay $300,000 for a HSV Commodore?

This HSV GTS-R W1 sedan is going to auction on Saturday.

Only 300 of these HSV brutes are being made.

Nice day for a 'wild' wedding

Melanie Sammut (Christopher's sister), Christopher and Kimberley Noble.

Chaotic wedding events run in the family according to the bride.

Even the animals were included in this sale

Lillydale - 821 Upper Logan Rd, Mount Barney. Picture: realestate.com.au

GEESE, ducks, linen and even cutlery were all included

Coast's dancing duo take out world championships

Lovisa Hart and Caleb Michael-Smith have taken out first place in the Salsa Couples division in the World Salsa Dance Championships. Lovisa has recenty opened her studio in Mooloolaba and is keen to teach others to dance.

Latin dancers take on the world and win

No driver, no brakes: All aboard bus of the future

An Easy Mile EZ10 electric, driverless shuttle bus makes its maiden voyage along The Esplanade in Mooloolaba.

Coast demonstration: $320k shuttle carries 14 people, reaches 45kmh

Latest Jeep Compass misses key safety tech

The new Jeep Compass has been launched.

Safety equipment missing on new compact Jeep model.

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Imagine arriving at a camp site and all the hard work is done.

Camp Hire Australia hires the gear and will even pitch and pack away

'Traumatised': Young family's 4WD plunges into deep water

4WD comes unstuck on sand bar at Double Island Point.

Kids in back as 4WD plunges into water ad Double Island Point

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

Five festive foods to eat guilt-free

IT’S the time of year we tend to overindulge, but if you stick with these foods, you’ll be fine. (And don’t worry, we’ve got dessert covered.)

Coffee in a donut cup? Sign us up

The Coffee in a Donut Cup created by Kenilworth Bakery has been selling like hot ... donuts. Picture: Lachie Millard

Coffee in a donut cup, tumeric lattes and Asian styles on trend

How to pick the perfect prawn this Christmas

TASTY TIGERS: Robert Stone owner of Stoney the Fishmonger with fresh tiger prawns. Wednesday, 6th Dec, 2017.

Know what to look for in your prawns this Christmas

Sweet dreams are made of this

AUTHENTIC: Chef and author Lisa Valmorbida's passion for gelato led her on a journey of culinary discovery in Italy.

Gelato has always been a part of Lisa Valmorbida's life

Your chance to vote for your favourite restaurants

A lovely dessert on offer from the GOMA Restaurant in Brisbane.

Do you agree with the delicious.100 list?

The 12 beers of Christmas

Check out Rowan Schindler's pick for the top beers for Christmas.

Here's a Christmas countdown with a difference.

The top 100 restaurants named

Taste sensation: Grilled swordfish, charmoula, golden beetroot sauce, heirloom carrots at Fred’s. Picture: Keri Megelus

It's not all about wanky food and stiff service

How to find your festive feelings

Simplicity is key to good and not gaudy decorations

Roll out a warm welcome

Think green for Christmas this season.

Get rooms ready as guest season arrives

Will you spend four years saving for a house deposit?

Human hand add a  coin in the final row of  coins over red  house

Are you buying a home? You'll need our deposit saving tips

Dyson vacuums are awful, and you know I'm right

The head on the Dyson handstick vacuum cleaner.

It’s hard to imagine a brand that people are more evangelical about.

Share the love with potted brilliance

Think about how you can bring more plants into everyone's life this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Why this weed is in your garden and how to beat it

WEED OF THE WEEK: Corky passion vine, Passiflora suberosa, is a tropical South American vine.

Aggressive vine grows up to six metres high

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

SURFS UP: The top Australian beaches you don't know about

SOME are well-known and some are completely off-the-beaten path. These Aussie experts know a good stretch of sand when they see one. Here are their hot picks.

Coast tourism bosses issue urgent SOS after $28m blow

Mooloolaba Beach was voted in the top ten of beaches and is a favourite of tourists. Taisha White, 18, and Lily Russo, 18, like the calm water for a swim , good vibe and it's close to everything.

EXCLUSIVE: Tourism heads issue SOS after drop in visitor spend

Paradise on city's doorstep

TANGALOOMA TREAT: A glass-bottom boat is a lovely way to see the shipwrecks of Moreton Island in the evening at Tangalooma.

Discover the delights of nearby Tangalooma

Indigenous cruise to fill gap in Gladstone tourism market

Curtis Ferries is collaborating with the Port Curtis Indigenous community to offer cultural heritage tours around the stories of the Great Barrier Reef

Indigenous stories of the Great Barrier Reef to lure tourists

Prepare to queue for a tattoo from this woman

Filipino tattoo master drawing travellers to tiny mountain village.

This woman has put her village on the map

Aussie woman’s travel Tinder experiment

Juliette at an outdoor opera screening at Arc de Triomf. Picture: Supplied

What happens when you use Tinder to get advice on a new city

Hands-on Indian experience leaves the traveller empowered

Indian women carrying water from stepwell near Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Women and children often walk long distances to bring back jugs of water that they carry on their head.

The travel experience empowering Indian women

‘Men work harder’: Sunrise hosts fire up

A VERY controversial claim by David Koch resulted in some stunned responses by his female colleagues on Sunrise this morning.

FIRST LOOK: Plans revealed for INXS museum at Ballina

An artist's impression of the proposed INXS museum for Ballina.

Business leaders meet for exclusive look at cultural, arts hub

‘Lindsay Lohan chased us’: Paris Hilton explains iconic photo

Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears and Paris Hilton pictured on a night out together in Los Angeles in November, 2006. Picture: X17/BackGrid

Lindsay Lohan wasn’t even supposed to be there.

Meet the comedian who exposed Louis C.K. long ago

Comedian Louis C.K. admitted sexual misconduct

She knew about his sexual misconduct for years before the public.

Radio host’s joke earns her death threats

Ash London has been hit with death threats from One Direction fans

Host sparked the ire of thousands of teenagers

WATCH: Maclean musicians share stage with Paul McCartney

READY AND WAITING: Scott Rhodes, Alister Smith, Mandy Pateman and Laura Sanford before taking the stage to perform Mull of Kintyre at Paul McCartney's One on One show at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

Maclean and District Pipe Band members perform at encore in Brisbane

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"

Teen struts the catwalk to Sydney success

MORANBAH teenager Brooke Mackrill has strutted her way to success at the Miss Continents Pageant Australia.

Sexy swimwear made from suede

Renay Wells is going against the tide with her unique swimwear styles. Photo: Jared Taylor. Model: Kim Hartnett in USA for swimsuit USA international.

'Australians the most outgoing when it comes to revealing swimwear'

Meghan Markle's $7 beauty secret from Australia

epa06354517 Britain's Prince Harry (L) poses with his fiancee, US actress Meghan Markle during a photocall after announcing their engagement in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace in London, Britain, 27 November 2017. Clarence House said in a statement that the couple's wedding ceremony will take place in spring 2018.

Markle said that she values her travel product for its versatility.

Time for a swim lesson

The current collection from Sydney label The Rocks Push.

Who needs clothes when you've got a new bikini?

Casey Donovan sheds 23kgs in 15 weeks

Casey Donovan has posted a before and after pic on Instagram.

'I don’t ever want to go back to that girl in the white singlet'

ROYAL WEDDING: Meghan’s $880 bag causes frenzy

Prince Harry’s new fiance is becoming a fashion phenomenon

Designer swimwear boutique ready for grand opening

GRAND OPENING: Abby Rose Bikinis, a Noosa-based handmade bikini label, is preparing to open its first boutique in Noosa Heads today.

Noosa designer Abby Vuister will be showcasing her label.

TOP TOYS: Find best presents for children this Christmas

FROM collectable small toys to super-soaker Nerf guns, there are a number of "must-have" gifts for children this Christmas.

Give the gift of personalised Tim Tams this Christmas

GIFTS FOR ALL: Myer's Sophie Robertson and Matt Karl get into the Christmas spirit and show off the personalised Tim Tam boxes.

"There are lots of options but the biggest is our Tim Tams boxes"

The talking bot that vacuums and mops your floors

Ecovacs Rototics' Deebot Ozmo 930.

My only complaint is I still have to get all the things off the floor

Finally, someone is doing something about tech setup woes

Setting up new gadgets can be incredibly frustrating.

How men and women differ in tackling tech problems

Huawei Mate 10 review: Bang for buck vs iPhone X, Note8

Huawei Mate 10

With a price tag under $900, it is a clear winner on bang for buck

Buying prawns for Christmas? Here's what you need to know

Oliver Reeves 18 and Molly Bagnara 18 enjoy some Mooloolaba caught Prawns by the Noosa River for lunch.

Local suppliers offer advice to buying Christmas prawns

Samsung QLED TV review: Size and quality matters

Samsung's QLED television range features vivid colours and deep blacks.

Samsung Smarthub makes multi-device use a breeze

Born to run: 10 tips to get running

PERSONAL trainers Brianna and Natalia O’Toole give their tips on how to get started ... or how to get back into running.

Mum kicked off flight for breastfeeding her child

A mother claims she was wrongfully kicked off a flight

premium_icon Confessions of an ice addict

Ice addict Justin Light, pictured with his mum Evelyn, has a strong message for anyone daring to try the drug: “Don't even go near it, it will grab hold of you, it will kill you, I'm one of the lucky ones.” Picture: Lachie Millard

He knew it would take everything from him. And that it did

Smacked kids ‘become violent adults’

Is it ever OK to hit a child?

It turns out smacked kids are likely to become abusers themselves

Fight for life: 'We thought he wasn't going to make it'

HOME BY CHRISTMAS: Little Eddie has had several complications in hospital after being born at 26 weeks old, but now the little fighter could be home in time for Santa.

HE was born 26 weeks premature, with nothing but complications since

‘I don’t care about the fat I’ve gained’

Gold Coast personal trainer and fitness Instagrammer Emily Skye has been praised for being honest about her pregnancy on Instagram. Picture: Glenn Hampson

Emily Skye is proudly showing off her new figure.

Verdict in on sensory shopping for children on the spectrum

Gympie Target Store Manager Jo Medley at the Sensory Shopping experience on Sunday.

Sensory Shopping experience makes things easier for autistic kids

Young dad threw newborn into wall in series of assaults

Judge describes father, 23, assaults and denials to police as "completely spineless”

Ho, ho, hold back on the number of gifts

SURPLUS SURPRISES: It's easy to lose sight of your financial plan when you're out shopping and you end up coming home with considerably more than your kids need.

Take the pressure off and give presents that are meaningful

The most popular baby names of 2017

Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year

Some classic favourites made the list

Kim Kardashian West: Surrogacy harder than pregnancy

Kim Kardashian was shown calling her family members to announce that her surrogate was pregnant with her baby. Picture: Supplied.

KIM Kardashian has opened up about the highs and lows of surrogacy.

Rosie's birth an early Christmas miracle

Lizzy and Andy Vaughan with their baby Rosemary Jennifer Susan Vaughan.

Heartbreak seemed certain for Lizzy and Andrew Vaughan

10 girls names shooting up the charts in 2018

Generic baby photo.

Got a little girl arriving in 2018? We got you covered.

This is how long women want sex to last

A NEW survey has asked men and women how long they would ideally like their time in the bedroom to last for. And then it has revealed how long sex lasts in...

That romance with a colleague may be hard work

Life is full of curly questions and this is one of them.

Is the Christmas party the right time to hit on the hot guy at work?