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Mon 25 Mar 2019

TRAVEL: Couple sells everything they own to live in a van

premium_icon TRAVEL: Couple sells everything they own to live in a van

The couple, both originally from Britain, met in Cairns about three years ago.

Australia’s most popular first cars

Australia’s most popular first cars

Drivers look back at their first vehicle fondly and it appears that most of us share the same memories.

‘It didn’t work’: Toll evader’s shocker

‘It didn’t work’: Toll evader’s shocker

A DRIVER whose ute ended up mounted on a barrier after he drove the wrong way down a Sydney motorway has admitted it wasn’t a great idea.

Court kills off Chinese copycat version of the Evoque

Court kills off Chinese copycat version of the Evoque

A Chinese car maker could be hit huge fine after it was found guilty of copying the design of the Range Rover Evoque.

Matty Johns pulls off all-time prank

Matty Johns pulls off all-time prank

The NRL funnyman has been waiting to pay back Manly star Tom Trbojevic and disguised himself as Dave from Dee Why to exact his revenge.

Meet the Gympie businessman turning plastics to prosthetics

premium_icon Meet the Gympie businessman turning plastics to prosthetics

'There isn't a business in Gympie or anywhere else that shouldn't be doing this.'

‘You’re going to die screaming’

‘You’re going to die screaming’

This is a place straight out of most peoples’ worst nightmares. And when Tara Brown decided to visit for a story, people tried to warn her off it.

Sun 24 Mar 2019

Why I’ve been single for six years

Why I’ve been single for six years

Jana couldn’t figure out why her relationships kept ending in disaster — until she read a book that sparked a light bulb moment.

'Largest ever' CMC rocks thousands of fans at Willowbank

premium_icon 'Largest ever' CMC rocks thousands of fans at Willowbank

A staggering number of people attended the southern hemisphere's premier country music event in Ipswich this month.

The Queensland businesswoman with a sixth sense

premium_icon The Queensland businesswoman with a sixth sense

FROM international trade to federal politics, psychic Julianna Suranyi believes she has the winning edge

My boss forced me to have colonic treatment

premium_icon My boss forced me to have colonic treatment

A BRISBANE woman is suing her employer over a work ‘requirement’ to have untrained staff perform “humiliating and distressing” irrigation treatments on her.

Family face deportation over son's medical condition

Family face deportation over son's medical condition

The Custodios' are facing a battle to stay in the country after their visa applications were rejected because of their 11-year-old son.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Is removing your tattoo deleting your history?

premium_icon Is removing your tattoo deleting your history?

MANY people are opting to have their tattoos removed. But are they losing an important part of themselves?

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

Hungry snake makes meal of hapless goanna

IF YOU’VE ever wondered who would win a fight between a snake and a lizard, you need wonder no more

How this Rocky woman became a stylist for the stars

premium_icon How this Rocky woman became a stylist for the stars

"For me, one woman here in Australia, to receive the exposure I received has been huge, and it is definitely all thanks to her.”

Mummas, make-up and childbirth make photographers go wild

premium_icon Mummas, make-up and childbirth make photographers go wild

A NEW photography craze in turning mothers' memories of childbirth from utter pain to true beauty.

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Woman’s disgusting act in plane toilet

Woman’s disgusting act in plane toilet

It’s not often people on Twitter agree on anything. But this video of a passenger in the aircraft bathroom left everyone united in disgust.

Eddie McGuire mooned at on live TV

Eddie McGuire mooned at on live TV

A FOOTY fan has been filmed treating Eddie McGuire to a cheeky full moon party after the AFL season opener between Richmond and Carlton.

SNAKES ALIVE: Craignish family makes creepy discovery

premium_icon SNAKES ALIVE: Craignish family makes creepy discovery

The family's pet cat acting strangely was one clue in the search for a monster snake

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Surprising generation are buying electric cars

Surprising generation are buying electric cars

The younger generation has been driving the movement for lower emissions but the group most likely to buy and electric car isn’t what you’d expect.

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