Lifestyle

Wed 23 Jan 2019

New data confirms link between alcohol and drowning

New data confirms link between alcohol and drowning

New data suggests as much as 18 per cent of drowning fatalities are linked to alcohol consumption.

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat

Fury at shark spotted hanging off boat

Commuters were shocked to see a 2.4m mako shark’s head bopping around on a boat as fisherman transported it across the Sydney.

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

‘What the hell?’: Backlash to interview

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern would be used to handling tricky situations - but she appeared shocked when a BBC interviewer said this to her.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

ONE of the oldest crocodiles in the Far North is proving age is no obstacle when it comes to being a stud and making cute, little crocodile babies.

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Hospital stay confusion as 'stressful as buying home'

Going to hospital is like going to a foreign land for some patients, with medical jargon, strange noises and unfamiliar surroundings.

Burgers are better than these health foods

Burgers are better than these health foods

While you may think you’re eating something good for you, many ‘healthy’ meals actually have more calories than a tasty burger.

Shocking note left on car

Shocking note left on car

A woman has slammed the “imbecile” who left a nasty note on her car commenting on her parking skills, when really they were the one in the wrong.

Sneaky trick being used by petrol stations

Sneaky trick being used by petrol stations

Motorists are being warned to take note of how much they are paying for fuel after some petrol stations were caught using a sneaky tactic to make customers spend...

Mon 21 Jan 2019

‘I quit my smartphone for 2019’

‘I quit my smartphone for 2019’

SMARTPHONES are such a huge part of modern society that most of us couldn’t imagine life without ours. But this woman has taken on the challenge.

Save money on back-to-school costs

Save money on back-to-school costs

Some simple savings tips can deliver parents extra money in their pocket when buying back-to-school items.

Snake catcher’s grisly pic stokes anger

Snake catcher’s grisly pic stokes anger

It was supposed to be a heartbreaking warning for pet owners, but a snake catcher’s gruesome post has rubbed some the wrong way. WARNING: DISTRESSING IMAGES

First new Supra sells for unbelievable price

First new Supra sells for unbelievable price

ONE fan wanted to make sure he got his hands on the Japanese brand’s revitalised sports car.

Vogue’s embarrassing photo fail

Vogue’s embarrassing photo fail

The latest edition of the glossy fashion Bible contains a seriously awkward mistake that has left one woman “heartbroken and devastated”.

Five charged over $1m baby formula theft

Five charged over $1m baby formula theft

POLICE have swooped on an alleged international crime syndicate accused of dealing in stolen baby formula, seizing 4000 tins.

Breastfeeding mum: ‘I’m not a paedophile’

Breastfeeding mum: ‘I’m not a paedophile’

TROLLS have started calling breastfeeding mothers 'paedophiles' as online hatred spirals out of control.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Dial up a new set of wheels

Dial up a new set of wheels

JANUARY can be a good time to buy big-ticket items and new technologies in Australia and offshore are making the process faster, simpler and often cheaper.

Pregnant ‘unruly tourist’ vomited blood

Pregnant ‘unruly tourist’ vomited blood

A pregnant member of the family of unruly tourists accused of stealing and creating havoc across New Zealand claims she “vomited blood” while under arrest.

World’s Cutest Dog dies of ‘heartbreak’

World’s Cutest Dog dies of ‘heartbreak’

SOCIAL media star Boo the Pomeranian, who likely has millions more followers than you, has died from heart problems a year after losing his BFF, Buddy.

Ford’s new anti-SUV tested

Ford’s new anti-SUV tested

BUYERS that are looking for a car with extra space are left with few choices that aren’t big, high-riding SUV but Ford is changing all that.

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