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Mon 21 Jan 2019

Lamb ad’s painful dig at Australia

Lamb ad’s painful dig at Australia

Nothing is sacred anymore, with the latest Australia Day lamb ad proposing an unthinkable option involving our greatest rival New Zealand.

Criminal mocked for ridiculous name

Criminal mocked for ridiculous name

A woman who is on the run from police has gained a lot of attention after police posted her mugshot online but its not her crimes that have people talking, it’s her...

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

Big contradiction of Marie Kondo

Big contradiction of Marie Kondo

Stop origami-ing your T-shirts immediately. There’s a contradiction to the Marie Kondo method — and it’s actually cluttering your home.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

A family just wanting to use their toilet like any other Aussies were startled by what they found inside.

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

"My phone automatically connected to the speaker and started playing what was on my phone last - this happened to be porn from the night before.”

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

A wooden carving of an owl at a children’s playground is causing controversy on social media with parents saying the sculpture has a more X-rated human form.

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

A ROAD sign at a remote outback roadhouse shows of a ‘more special kind of love’ between man and man’s best friend.

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

With a shudder and gentle jolt, Whitsundays residents were startled awake by a light 3.9 magnitude earthquake just before 3.30am this morning.

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

TV footage of two women in wedding dresses sitting side by side in Margaret Court Arena has caused quite an episode at the Australian Open.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

He was hoping to score some brownie points that day.... that's not quite what happened. At all.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

A MAN said he popped a quadruple dose of sleeping pills and woke up engaged. Oops.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

WHEN she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Treasures from another time

Treasures from another time

The more Mr Myers searched, the more treasures he dug up.

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

SYDNEY'S Wonderland was the largest amusement park in the southern hemisphere. Now, new images show how the theme park was left to rot.

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

CREEPY footage has emerged showing hundreds of huge spiders appearing to rain down from the sky in Brazil.

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

A man travelling from Bali to Australia has slammed Jetstar after being charged $9 for sandwiches only to find there wasn’t anything inside them.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

HUNDREDS of transparent, jelly-like blobs have washed onto Bargara Beach, dotting the shoreline in small, doughnut-looking gems.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Blankets fend off harsh winter

Blankets fend off harsh winter

Ray explores the distant past, looking to articles printed in The Dalby Herald 150 years ago.

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

A BRIDAL boutique in England is garnering major online attention for its window display featuring a mannequin in a wheelchair.

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