Off Beat News

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Queensland cat survives six weeks in NT outback

Queensland cat survives six weeks in NT outback

A COUPLE is making a five-day journey from Brisbane to Mataranka to rescue their beloved 18-year-old cat Spike.

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

A TOOWOOMBA man has had a close brush with death after a truck he was overtaking failed to spot him.

WEDDING PASHERS: Eugenie and Jack in fairytale royal union

WEDDING PASHERS: Eugenie and Jack in fairytale royal union

STAUNCH Monarchists, maybe don’t read this. We take a colourful look at the second-best royal wedding of the year.

Palmer’s mansion-buying spree

premium_icon Palmer’s mansion-buying spree

BUSINESS GOSSIP: On-again, off-again billionaire Clive Palmer buys again, Icon shareholders have some good news, and Nimble employees don superhero outfits.

How to lie in a job interview

premium_icon How to lie in a job interview

IF you’re telling the truth in job interviews, you’re doing it wrong, writes Jill Poulsen. Here’s some excellent porkies to get you started.

Aussie Bali fugitive heckles cops again

premium_icon Aussie Bali fugitive heckles cops again

AUSTRALIAN fugitive Shaun Davidson has again taunted police on social media more than a year after breaking out of Bali’s infamous Kerobokan prison.

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

WHEN video of this plane passenger was shared online, thousands of people responded with anger — and disgust.

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

SCOTT Sewell’s rookie error when renting a car left him black-listed with a $1400 bill. It’s something we probably do all the time.

Farmers reveal crushing losses after 'Hailnado' hits Gympie

premium_icon Farmers reveal crushing losses after 'Hailnado' hits Gympie

"We've lost all our blueberries, the strawberries are all finished and it looks as though our lavenders are smashed to bits."

One-percenters that help HSC students

premium_icon One-percenters that help HSC students

TINY choices, such as writing with a black pen rather than blue, can make a difference in HSC exams.

Tsunami could hit Australia again

Tsunami could hit Australia again

WHILE Australia is seen as a geologically stable continent, experts have revealed Australia is at risk of a devastating tsunami.

Problem with $500b megacity

Problem with $500b megacity

DUBBED the “mega city of the future”, but there’s one big reason tech leaders are pulling out of the ambitious $500 billion project.

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

IT TURNS out one of Australia’s favourite foods — which vegans have been eating for years — may not actually be vegan at all.

There were five bombs, but only two exploded

premium_icon There were five bombs, but only two exploded

FLASHBACK: The night explosions ripped through popular Rocky club, with near-fatal consequences

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Double Island Pt hoon shame: Ex-cop slams drivers

premium_icon Double Island Pt hoon shame: Ex-cop slams drivers

Former Caloundra police Senior Sergeant Gavin Ricketts has slammed the behaviour of Double Island Point hoons he says are risking young lives.

Auschwitz plan for racist football fans

Auschwitz plan for racist football fans

A MAJOR football team have decided upon a drastic measure in an attempt to combat anti-Semitism at the club.

Bizarre way Aussie robber used his loot

Bizarre way Aussie robber used his loot

COREY Donaldson threatened to blow up a bank unless money was handed over. What he did with the cash set him apart from others.

Australia’s worst office lunch box thieves

premium_icon Australia’s worst office lunch box thieves

A MAJORITY of Australians now claim their lunch is being stolen from an office fridge, and many have confessed to taking others’ meals and snacks.

Kanye West photo sparks bizarre firestorm

Kanye West photo sparks bizarre firestorm

ONE of the most controversial musicians on the planet has sent fans into a frenzy after being snapped in a polarising jacket.

Drastic step in mystery cruise ship death

Drastic step in mystery cruise ship death

A TALENTED cruise ship singer was mysteriously discovered dead inside her cabin five years ago. Now her parents are taking a dramatic step to get answers.

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