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Wed 25 Apr 2018

Insta-famous dog saved after thousands raised on GoFundMe

Insta-famous dog saved after thousands raised on GoFundMe

A DOG, who has 14,000 followers on social media network Instagram, has had life-saving surgery, partly funded by a huge fundraising effort on GoFundMe.

'DISAPPOINTING': Almost a no show for Childers council meeting

'DISAPPOINTING': Almost a no show for Childers council...

Childers resident Susan Rawsthorne was far from impressed when no other locals attended Bundaberg Regional Council's ordinary meeting yesterday.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Doctors achieve world's first complete penis transplant

Doctors achieve world's first complete penis transplant

A US soldier who “struggled with even viewing himself as a man” has been given fresh hope in the wake of a horrific injury.

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Grown with a little love and a whole lot of manure, this whopping veggie must be seen to be believed.

Teens rescue trapped kangaroo

Teens rescue trapped kangaroo

THE pair were riding through the bush outside Sydney when they spotted a head poking out of the mudflats. Then they sprung into action.

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

HAVE you ever walked off the plane with a freebie the airline gave you? This woman did — and it landed her in big trouble.

NEW SKILLS: Teen's i-spired ideas in Asia

NEW SKILLS: Teen's i-spired ideas in Asia

FORMER Kepnock State High School captain Caitlyn Anderson has returned from a two-week internship in Kuala Lumpur, arming the teenager with a new set of skills.

Teen shares hilarious ‘psychic reading’

Teen shares hilarious ‘psychic reading’

A TEENAGER has hilariously revealed how she managed to get a refund from an online psychic who didn’t get anything right.

Why Google uploaded Aussie marvel

Why Google uploaded Aussie marvel

DAVID Attenborough called it one of the world’s most “astonishing” sights. Now Google has put this Aussie phenomenon online.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority

'The have shown us it's not all a bed of roses but you work your problems out when things get tough'

Sun 22 Apr 2018

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

THE world’s oldest woman has died without recognition from Guinness World Records for the accomplishment.

Biggest antique fair yet rolls into town

Biggest antique fair yet rolls into town

Pieces of the past will be served up this weekend as the Bundaberg Antiques and Collectables Fair rolls into town.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

WYNFORD Hodge was worth a cool $2.8 million when he died but he was adamant his wife shouldn’t get a cent, despite being together for decades.

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

WHEN Emma told her 12-year-old son he couldn’t go to Bali, he decided no wasn’t what he wanted to hear. Now, Emma wants to know how her boy got away with it.

Bundy could be showered in stars this weekend

Bundy could be showered in stars this weekend

How to watch and photograph the meteor shower set to peak tonight.

Queensland’s most ridiculous council fines

premium_icon Queensland’s most ridiculous council fines

QUEENSLAND councils are doling out millions of dollars in fines every year with many wielding the power to sting you for outrageous offences such as leaving the...

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Popular cafe shakes things up with later, cocktail hours

Popular cafe shakes things up with later, cocktail hours

BUNDABERG'S Indulge cafe will offer a relaxed dining and cocktail experience with it's new night-time opening hours.

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

The high-yield bond broker's name is on the birth certificate but the man's sister says the DNA test would be “a further desecration” of her brother’s remains.

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

AN ENGLISH cyclist certainly wasn’t sheepish when she noticed some odd-looking animals on her weekly ride in Kent.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

IT’S a road rule that isn’t just confusing drivers — it’s bringing them to an absolute standstill. But it’s easier to navigate than you might think.

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