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Fri 15 Feb 2019

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

HOW did the seal cross the road? With a little trouble and a police escort apparently, as this stray sea mammal caused peak hour chaos.

Confusing road rule sparks wild debate

Confusing road rule sparks wild debate

What was meant to be a fun road rules quiz has proved so divisive the motoring organisation that posted it has told users to “keep it civil”.

‘Hatin’ it’: Outrage at Macca’s change

‘Hatin’ it’: Outrage at Macca’s change

MCDONALD'S has been slammed for this “ridiculous” change, but the fast-food chain insists it has had “great feedback from customers”.

Rusciano ‘smoking in bed’ with baby joke backfires

Rusciano ‘smoking in bed’ with baby joke backfires

WHEN Em Rusciano’s husband told a nurse she smoked in bed with their newborn baby, she wasn’t impressed. So he explained what really happened.

Nike boycott backfires spectacularly

Nike boycott backfires spectacularly

THIS shop owner thought he was taking a stand for America. Instead, his mother was called a “w***e” and now he’s gone out of business.

Kanye’s ridiculous Valentine’s Day stunt

Kanye’s ridiculous Valentine’s Day stunt

KIM and Kanye have too much money, if this ridiculously OTT Valentine’s Day stunt Kanye pulled is anything to go by.

Wife killed after hubby shuts hot tub lid

Wife killed after hubby shuts hot tub lid

A drunk husband who prided himself on his outdoor spa allegedly trapped his wife inside the hot tub and left her to drown.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Man slammed over dating demands list

Man slammed over dating demands list

An “atrocious” dating ad is being slammed online for its unreasonable list of demands a potential partner must meet.

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Motorists travelling along a busy road were shocked when they noticed a woman performing a very unusual act on the back of a motorbike.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

$1.6m lotto winner’s bizarre act

$1.6m lotto winner’s bizarre act

When A Campbell hit the jackpot, he should have felt elated. Instead, he was “sick for days” before going to extreme lengths to stay safe.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Police pop question over wedding dress

Police pop question over wedding dress

POLICE are trying to crack the case of a potential runaway bride after the unusual discovery of a wedding dress.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Residents shocked by foul note

Residents shocked by foul note

A neighbour has left an expletive-filled note on the window of an interior design business, letting the owner know how much he hopes he fails.

Massive barra freed from flood waters

Massive barra freed from flood waters

A MASSIVE barramundi has been given a new lease on life thanks to some quick thinking fishermen. WATCH THE VIDEO.

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

A BIRTHDAY prank to sprinkle ‘chocolate’ marijuana chunks onto a cake at a Sunday lunch has landed a family, including a couple in their 80s, in hospital.

Koala and cat’s unlikely friendship

Koala and cat’s unlikely friendship

A CAT has made an unlikely friend, with a curious koala stopping by for a weekend visit.

‘Poo cabbie’ caught in the act

‘Poo cabbie’ caught in the act

Police have responded to a “Code Brown” involving a cabbie on a nature strip, armed with toilet paper.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Inside LA’s fanciest marijuana store

Inside LA’s fanciest marijuana store

TOUCH screens, security guards and an endless amount of marijuana. Here’s what it’s like inside the fanciest cannabis store in LA.

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

To make matters worse, the mum only discovered the deceit when she saw the birth certificate two months later.

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

A POPULAR Thai tourist beach has been rocked after two naked and headless bodies, and a woman’s head washed ashore.

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