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Fri 19 Jul 2019

Gympie man who stabbed his best mate walks free

premium_icon Gympie man who stabbed his best mate walks free

Wallis left him lying in a pool of blood after a drunken stoush between the two men.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

WHEN Neil Armstrong took off to make man’s first steps on the moon, the world was bracing for disaster. This is what we would have heard if it had gone wrong.

WATCH: Police conduct search and rescue of a different kind

premium_icon WATCH: Police conduct search and rescue of a different kind

Police divers assisted in a search and recovery of a different kind on Hamilton Island.

Dream reef trip for woman allergic to cold water

premium_icon Dream reef trip for woman allergic to cold water

A woman who suffers a rare medical condition that makes her allergic to cold temperatures has been able to fulfil a lifelong ambition.

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

The fallen AFL star has retained a friendship with a well-known brothel madam who he lived with during one of his darkest periods.

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

A couple from Melbourne has made the 4300 round trip to Birdsville and back, with stops throughout the southwest.

Serial killer theory in NSW backpacker disappearances

premium_icon Serial killer theory in NSW backpacker disappearances

A leading forensic psychologists has raised the possibility a serial killer is behind the disappearance of three young backpackers on the NSW north coast.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

When a woman revealed the “real” purpose of a feature found in every freezer, people were gobsmacked. But it turns out, she was very wrong.

Angry goose attacks Australia’s largest eagle

premium_icon Angry goose attacks Australia’s largest eagle

A young eagle has bitten off more than he could chew after he got into a scuffle with an angry goose, landing him in a Gold Coast wildlife hospital.

Freak garage door outage in popular suburb disturbs locals

premium_icon Freak garage door outage in popular suburb disturbs locals

Residents in a popular Ipswich suburb are puzzling why their garage doors all went on the blink on the same day.

Austereo make call on future of NRL streaker

premium_icon Austereo make call on future of NRL streaker

A DECISION has been made on the future of a radio staffer who made national headlines after stripping naked and streaking through an NRL match on the weekend.

SHOW THE FINGER: The eatery with no cutlery

premium_icon SHOW THE FINGER: The eatery with no cutlery

THERE'S not a piece of cutlery to be seen in this new restaurant, which is taking the concept of "finger food" to the extreme.

The night dad and I 'flashed' a history-making astronaut

premium_icon The night dad and I 'flashed' a history-making astronaut

Owen Bennedick says he can still remember the day he and his dad flashed a history-making astronaut during a pioneering flight.

World’s craziest supercar revealed

World’s craziest supercar revealed

There is a new contender for the world’s most bonkers supercar, signalling the revival of a famous badge. But the price will make your eyes water.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Chef sacked over ‘horrific’ butter prank

Chef sacked over ‘horrific’ butter prank

A man’s practical joke has spectacularly backfired, leaving him out of a job and a colleague “scalded and hospitalised”. WARNING: Graphic

Soap star swaps Summer Bay for Hervey Bay

premium_icon Soap star swaps Summer Bay for Hervey Bay

Home and Away's Irene and partner have revealed why they love Hervey Bay

Crook's candid camera moment leads to arrest

premium_icon Crook's candid camera moment leads to arrest

IF you're going to rob someone, don't follow the instructions on this sign.

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

A photographer has laid into selfish wedding guests who “ruin” the big day with their behaviour — and it’s something many are guilty of.

The Queensland couple farming in the city

premium_icon The Queensland couple farming in the city

The couple who started this speciality gourmet farm say haters simply haven’t tried any of their spectacularly delicious varieties.

FNQ man’s terrifying backyard discovery

premium_icon FNQ man’s terrifying backyard discovery

Barefoot strolls just became terrifying after a Cairns man’s backyard discovery made the hairs on the back of his neck stand straight.

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