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Sun 16 Feb 2020

Bizarre ways people have written wills

Bizarre ways people have written wills

An unsent SMS, a message on a tractor, a poem – needless to say, wills of the 21st century are taking increasingly ridiculous forms.

‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

premium_icon ‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

A passion for creating handcrafted surfboards has guided a Coast father through a devastating family tragedy.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Buff Liam smashes vegan stereotype

premium_icon Buff Liam smashes vegan stereotype

Recent photos of Liam Hemsworth show the Hunger Games star has packed on some serious muscle, smashing old ideas about the sort of body achievable through a plant-based...

Scientists new plan to find alien life

Scientists new plan to find alien life

US scientists have detailed a new state-of-the-art search for extraterrestrial intelligence – and the general public can join in.

Dumbest celebrity body trend yet

Dumbest celebrity body trend yet

Four separate Hollywood celebrities debuted big face tattoos in the past week alone. What on earth is going on?

Twist in girl's claim she's pregnant with 10 year-old's baby

Twist in girl's claim she's pregnant with 10 year-old's baby

After a Russian teen claimed a 10-year-old boy impregnated her, a shocking confession on live TV has now turned the case on its head.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Why this infamous yowie is on the move

premium_icon Why this infamous yowie is on the move

A man who has been working to prove the existence of a yowie at a tourism mecca says there has been a dramatic drop in sightings and he knows the reason why.

Mum’s plea over ‘creepy’ bedroom door

Mum’s plea over ‘creepy’ bedroom door

An Aussie mum asked for help online decorating a “weird” door in her new rental — instead the internet pleaded with her to “move out”.

WARNING Graphic: $3 Kmart item puts girl, 5, in hospital

WARNING Graphic: $3 Kmart item puts girl, 5, in hospital

A mum has warned parents after claiming a cheap Kmart product led to her daughter developing a “horrible” infection. WARNING: Graphic

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal likes things a very particular way playing tennis, and the Spaniard is just as meticulous when he’s away from the court.

Boyfriend’s brutal moving day shocker

Boyfriend’s brutal moving day shocker

Jennifer was thrilled to be moving in with her “brilliant” boyfriend – but when the removalists arrived, they brought shocking news.

Cadbury confirms wild Facebook rumour

Cadbury confirms wild Facebook rumour

Social media was sent into chaos yesterday over the rumour that a Cadbury block was returning after eight years. Now we can confirm it.

Pastor reveals how he nearly married his sister-in-law

premium_icon Pastor reveals how he nearly married his sister-in-law

Plus he shares plenty of romantic advice and why he loves an Aussie wedding.

How a sticker landed an alleged bikie in court

premium_icon How a sticker landed an alleged bikie in court

The alleged president of a notorious Gold Coast bikie gang faced court for quite a strange reason.

BUSHFIRE BRIDE: Wedding goes ahead in the middle of inferno

premium_icon BUSHFIRE BRIDE: Wedding goes ahead in the middle of inferno

Sparks flew for this Old Koreelah couple as photos capture how close recent blaze came.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Parent shamed for ‘disgusting’ car

Parent shamed for ‘disgusting’ car

The state of one Aussie parent’s car has left people appalled at it’s dirty state, with a car cleaning service describing it as “true carnage”.

KFC’s $90 chicken-decorated clogs

KFC’s $90 chicken-decorated clogs

Crocs and KFC have teamed up to launch a new footwear range and the shoes have already been spotted on street style stars at New York Fashion Week.

Macca’s sauce on sale for insane price

Macca’s sauce on sale for insane price

We know there’s a demand for Macca’s secret Big Mac sauce after one bottle sold for $20,000, but someone is trying to sell three 50c tubs for a crazy price.

Survival guide for Valentine’s Day as a single

premium_icon Survival guide for Valentine’s Day as a single

February 14 can either be one of the most anticipated or unwanted days each year.

Widower scammed into buying lion

Widower scammed into buying lion

The widower was scammed into spending his entire life savings on a massive marble lion sculpture from China by a fake lover.

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