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Fri 20 Jul 2018

Woman sues over ‘oven cleaner cure’

premium_icon Woman sues over ‘oven cleaner cure’

A WOMAN who swallowed a spoonful of oven cleaner after allegedly being offered a cure for her hiccups is suing a Gold Coast restaurant for millions.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Note warns of ‘low income’ neighbours

Note warns of ‘low income’ neighbours

AN ANONYMOUS note warning of ‘low income’ neighbours has angered residents of a tight-knit street.

Trawler survivor to share his tragic experience

premium_icon Trawler survivor to share his tragic experience

THE only surviving crew member of the ill-fated trawler Dianne will speak about the tragic experience in an interview on national TV this weekend.

TV trapeze stunt goes horribly wrong

TV trapeze stunt goes horribly wrong

WATCH: A MARRIED couple’s downright dangerous trapeze act has gone terribly wrong during a heart-stopping moment on the reality show America’s Got Talent.

The day Crowe walked into ‘a hit’

premium_icon The day Crowe walked into ‘a hit’

WHEN Hollywood star Russell Crowe agreed to discuss a film project with a top cop he had no idea the man was bent — or that their every move was being watched.

‘Disgusting’ note left on receipt for waiter

‘Disgusting’ note left on receipt for waiter

A waiter was left “sick to his stomach” after discovering one customer he had served all night had written a hateful message on the receipt.

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

A RIDICULOUSLY stunning Queensland home that’s soon to sell to the highest online bidder has a licence to host 160 parties a year. SEE THE PICTURES

English-style Coast fish and chip shop makes a comeback

premium_icon English-style Coast fish and chip shop makes a comeback

Remember Coast favourite Chumley Warner's? English-style fish and chips are back, this time under new management

Why Tinder is so hot right now

Why Tinder is so hot right now

THE developer of dating app Tinder says a recent spike in usage can be put down to one simple thing — what’s going on outside.

Lads hit a lucky streak in court

premium_icon Lads hit a lucky streak in court

TWO streakers who bolted across SCG naked — to the cheers of 40,000 fans — have cleared their names after a judge said the Aussie larrikin pastime was “indecent”...

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

He arrived in Hervey Bay to visit friends but he got more than he bargained for when he left $2.45million richer

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

WHEN Sukey the cat went missing more than two years ago, owner Leah-Jane Thomas was devastated. This week, she got an unexpected call from a vet.

Model proves you're never too old to strut your stuff

premium_icon Model proves you're never too old to strut your stuff

THE brave 71-year-old stripped down to a bikini and stilettos on Sunday to impress the judges of the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival.

Mortgage-free man charges partner rent

Mortgage-free man charges partner rent

THEY’VE been together for a decade and have a child, but this man still won’t let his struggling partner live with him for free.

Snapper was 'doubtful the furry figure was an actual koala'

Snapper was 'doubtful the furry figure was an actual koala'

THE Pioneer Valley man behind a viral snap of a koala perched atop a sugarcane bin mistook the marsupial as a "stuffed toy” at first glance.

Man calls police for the most absurd reason

Man calls police for the most absurd reason

DO NOT ever, repeat — ever — call the police for the reason this basketball player in the US did, because the internet will destroy you.

Woman to sue nephew over lotto win

Woman to sue nephew over lotto win

MOMENTS after this photo was taken, Barbara Reddick uttered a shocking sentence to her nephew which tore a family apart.

The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

premium_icon The great Aussie sickie is unAustralian

SICK days are a privilege, not an entitlement, so why do so many Aussies think they have to use them up, asks Mike O’Connor.

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

ONE woman’s unusual demands on her Tinder profile have left some users concerned for the safety of men who go on dates with her.

Are we true blue or pulling your leg?

premium_icon Are we true blue or pulling your leg?

APPARENTLY there's a group of people out there who believe Australia doesn't exist.

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