Off Beat News

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Felon caught after loud fart

Felon caught after loud fart

HAVE you heard the one about the wanted felon who got caught by police after a loud bottom burp? It’s a gas!

Sat 13 Jul 2019

Locals making a difference to next generation

Locals making a difference to next generation

Locals share their story and culture in celebration of NAIDOC week

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Sports fan critically injured at races

Sports fan critically injured at races

A long life in Dalby nearly came to an untimely end for Irishman Thomas Cussen

Family's devastation after pound re homes beloved pet

Family's devastation after pound re homes beloved pet

The Williams family have taken to social media to plead with adopted owners to 'bring our Billy back'

Generous donation helps keep Dalby's streets warm

Generous donation helps keep Dalby's streets warm

Handmade donations from Brisbane will be generously gifted to the families doing it tough this winter.

Foundation provides respite through fun and play

Foundation provides respite through fun and play

The Endeavour Foundation works to provide the best of both worlds for children with intellectual disabilities and their parents.

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Amelia SanFilippo returned a rented textbook just four days late — but ended up copping a fine so huge her dad claimed it was “extortion”.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Bride’s insane $237k wedding shamed

Bride’s insane $237k wedding shamed

A BRIDE has been slammed for the “irresponsible” amount her lavish wedding cost. But it’s not just how much it cost that’s angered people.

Baker’s ’hilarious’ cake fail goes viral

Baker’s ’hilarious’ cake fail goes viral

A baker who misheard a customer’s request for a Disney-themed cake has gone viral after a photo of the mistake was shared online.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Man confesses to killing PM’s cat

Man confesses to killing PM’s cat

One of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s neighbours has confessed to running over and killing her cat Paddles, two years after the pet’s death.

Classic Aussie chocolate bar’s comeback

Classic Aussie chocolate bar’s comeback

NOW that this favourite is set to return to supermarket shelves, how does it stack up against our other favourite chocolate bars?

Boy, 8, awarded $6K after bizarre IS accusation

Boy, 8, awarded $6K after bizarre IS accusation

A SMALL boy has been awarded a payout after being accused by his teachers for supporting the brutal terrorist group Islamic State.

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

POLICE have shared footage of the moment a gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong and resulted in a dad-to-be being dragged from his burning vehicle.

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

This ‘ensuite without walls’ went viral on social media, and now its auction has turned into a ‘real’ community event complete with pizza and champagne.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

A boxer and his wife have been slammed, even by their own family, for spending a “ridiculous” amount on their kid’s first birthday party.

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

IT'S something you’d never want to see when on-board a long flight, especially when you’re taking off for your honeymoon.

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

A LARGE cannabis crop has been discovered inside an otherwise empty home near Gawler — and you should see the jury-rigged electricity supply.

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

When a healthy mum got so tired she couldn’t get out of bed, major alarm bells rang. She had no idea something was lurking “inside” her.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Man fined $322 after donating books

Man fined $322 after donating books

A man has been slapped with a huge fine for trying to donate a box of books to charity in Melbourne, after he was tracked down through CCTV footage.

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

ASH Barty is on track to soon become the biggest earner in Australian tennis history — man or woman — as her bank balance booms.

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