Off Beat News

Sun 29 Mar 2020

$1m ‘will’ written on a carton of beer

premium_icon $1m ‘will’ written on a carton of beer

When a man died suddenly in November, aged 69, he let an estate worth more than $1 million. The problem was, his “will” was written on part of a beer carton.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Bottle-Os enforce new restrictions

Bottle-Os enforce new restrictions

Panic-buyers who can’t bear the thought running out of booze when shutdowns strengthen have forced alcohol retailers to crack down.

How to get through a lockdown like a celebrity

premium_icon How to get through a lockdown like a celebrity

Ordinary and famous — we are now all stuck at home and having to find things to do. This is how the celebrities are getting through lockdown.

Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

premium_icon Freak mowing accident leaves man half-deaf

‘It was almost like a popping noise inside my ear and the pain was so excruciating’

Fri 27 Mar 2020

JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

premium_icon JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

Johnathan Thurston has saved Aussie kids from being cut off from their schooling during the coronavirus pandemic

‘Like a war zone’: ICU nurse breaks down

‘Like a war zone’: ICU nurse breaks down

An intensive care nurse from southeast Michigan has shared a tearful plea after a long shift treating critical coronavirus patients.

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