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Bodybuilder shocks fans with photo

BODYBUILDER Michelle Middleton took to Instagram to show how eating certain foods can transform her six pack into a bloated tummy within minutes.

Exhausted? End-of-year fatigue is a real thing: Doctor

End-of-year fatigue is a medically recognised phenomena.

Symptoms manifest physically, mentally or often both

Ice cream parlour taste test, sneak peak on today

Ben Ungermann at the site of his new icecream business at 88 Limestone.

Ungermann brothers sampling of new flavours in exclusive pop-up

Nasa finds solar system with another eight planets

This illustration made available by NASA shows a comparison of the planets in the solar system and those orbiting the star Kepler-90.

A computer was trained to look through the data

Simple hack to stop weight gain

This habit comes at a price and can lead to several health problems.

Christmas stress? Try it with six kids under 11

Author and actor Madeleine West. Picture: Nicole Cleary

She has six children aged 11, 9, 7, 5 and 3-year-old twins.

Dog dies with walker: 'I think I left your dog in my car'

Police have issued a devastating reminder to never, ever leave your dog in a hot car.

“I’m really sorry, I think I left your dog in my car”.

How to score $7 movie tickets

MasterCard's 'Millennials Demystified' UNSW experiment.

People aged 18 to 30 make up a significant chunk of card market

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Big numbers of endangered shark off Rainbow Beach

INCREDIBLE: Divers at Wolf Rock off Rainbow Beach recently spotted up to 70 pregnant female sharks at a time of the critically endangered grey nurse shark.

'We've stumbled across one of the premier dive spots in Australia.'

Hate camping? This idea might change your mind

Imagine arriving at a camp site and all the hard work is done.

Camp Hire Australia hires the gear and will even pitch and pack away

From hospital bed to six-day, 250km desert run

IN TRAINING: Neil Collie runs trails around the scenic Glass House Mountains area in preparation for the 250km Big Red Run.

How a stroke survivor will tackle a gruelling desert ultra marathon

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

CWA, baker's secret Christmas recipes revealed

Plus professional tips and tricks for the perfect rum ball, ginger bread and short bread

Lights, korma, action

The Gnocchi Horror Picture Show: ricotta gnocchi with bacon and tomato sauce.

Punster cooks up a reel treat with movie-inspired recipe book

Simple hacks to avoid Christmas weight gain

BYO healthy food.

FOR most of us, our weight is going up every year.

Ipswich's new Asian restaurant is fast, fresh and tasty

TASTY: Drop into FantAsia at Redbank Plains for a delicious meal.

The best dishes from India, Vietnam, China, Japan and Indonesia

Five festive foods to eat guilt-free

Prawns are one of the healthiest foods on the Christmas table. Picture: Alex Coppel

Christmas foods you can eat to your heart’s content

Coffee in a donut cup? Sign us up

The Coffee in a Donut Cup created by Kenilworth Bakery has been selling like hot ... donuts. Picture: Lachie Millard

Coffee in a donut cup, tumeric lattes and Asian styles on trend

Inside 3yr-old Instagram star's $5000 cubby house

THREE-year-old Millie-Belle Diamond has been an Instagram star for most of her young life.

Expert's message to home owners: Act now

NOT WELCOME: Stacey Wilson discovered termites had destroyed a part of her home. Pictured with Leon Kriel of Master Pest Control.

These pests could be destroying your home right now

How to find your festive feelings

Pantone's Colour of the Year, Greenery, works perfectly for a Festive décor theme.

Simplicity is key to good and not gaudy decorations

Roll out a warm welcome

Think green for Christmas this season.

Get rooms ready as guest season arrives

Share the love with potted brilliance

Think about how you can bring more plants into everyone's life this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Life is beachy on the Sunshine Coast

I am blessed to currently live in one of the best beaches in Australia (according to the Murdoch Press) and my former Sunshine Coast address also makes the cut.

Qantas and Virgin's new luggage ban for travellers

Smart suitcases may not fly, airlines warn

The suitcases can charge mobile phones and weigh themselves

Our living Outback needs government funds to blossom

Pullen Pullen Reserve is just one of the gems of the Queensland Outback.

Exclusive poll shows Queensland's love for the Outback

Why this guy is climbing 33 dangerous mountains

Josh Worley's first ever ice climb in 2013.

Josh Worley admits he is a bit a bit nervous about the climb ahead.

Bruce Highway goes high-tech

Bruce Highway traffic Tuesday, March 27, 2017

New CCTV, traffic monitoring on way for Coast

SURFS UP: The top Australian beaches you don't know about

The stunning beaches of Coral Bay in WA. Picture: David Kirkland/Coral Coast

These beach aficionados know a good stretch of sand when then see one

Coast tourism bosses issue urgent SOS after $28m blow

Mooloolaba Beach was voted in the top ten of beaches and is a favourite of tourists. Taisha White, 18, and Lily Russo, 18, like the calm water for a swim , good vibe and it's close to everything.

EXCLUSIVE: Tourism heads issue SOS after drop in visitor spend

What the Disney-Fox merger means for Marvel movies

YOU thought the Marvel movies were already massive. Brace for more because the $68.3 billion merger between Disney and Fox has some big implications.

Dustin Hoffman hit with underage harassment claims

Dustin Hoffman at the 70th international film festival in Cannes.

THERE are more claims of sexual misconduct against the veteran actor

‘Someone won’t be happy’: MAFS shock split

Married At First Sight couple Simon and Alene.

Alene has shared some sad news about her relationship with Simon.

Markle’s famous fan: “she’s a role model”

Idris Elba is thrilled Meghan Markle, a mixed-race woman, is marrying into the Royal family.

MEGHAN Markle has won over another famous face.

The Simpsons predicts the future, again

Woohoo ...The Simpsons has predicted the future again.

A scene from nearly two decades ago has come true.

Outrage over ‘disgraceful’ MAFS contestant

Oh Dean.

THIS contestant brags that women must respect and obey him.

Host drops massive Star Wars spoiler on air

The penny drops for co-host Phil Schofield.

LAST Jedi star John Boyega couldn’t believe what he was hearing.

Teen struts the catwalk to Sydney success

MORANBAH teenager Brooke Mackrill has strutted her way to success at the Miss Continents Pageant Australia.

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"

Sexy swimwear made from suede

Renay Wells is going against the tide with her unique swimwear styles. Photo: Jared Taylor. Model: Kim Hartnett in USA for swimsuit USA international.

'Australians the most outgoing when it comes to revealing swimwear'

What was under the Victorian woman's skirt?

Petticoats and wire hoops are the foundations of today's fashion

The model life is a dream but not his true love

Former St Edmund's College student and international model Nick Truelove returned to Ipswich.

From Ipswich to the fashion catwalks of Europe

Meghan Markle's $7 beauty secret from Australia

epa06354517 Britain's Prince Harry (L) poses with his fiancee, US actress Meghan Markle during a photocall after announcing their engagement in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace in London, Britain, 27 November 2017. Clarence House said in a statement that the couple's wedding ceremony will take place in spring 2018.

Markle said that she values her travel product for its versatility.

Time for a swim lesson

The current collection from Sydney label The Rocks Push.

Who needs clothes when you've got a new bikini?

When Sunshine Plaza's 100 new stores will officially open

THIS time next year residents should have another 100 stores to get the Christmas shopping done at Sunshine Plaza.

TOP TOYS: Find best presents for children this Christmas

NEW AND TRADITIONAL: Michael Drob with Big W's most popular children's presents this year.

One of the biggest new toys of the year is the LOL Surprise

Give the gift of personalised Tim Tams this Christmas

GIFTS FOR ALL: Myer's Sophie Robertson and Matt Karl get into the Christmas spirit and show off the personalised Tim Tam boxes.

"There are lots of options but the biggest is our Tim Tams boxes"

The talking bot that vacuums and mops your floors

Ecovacs Robotics' Deebot Ozmo 930.

My only complaint is I still have to get all the things off the floor

Finally, someone is doing something about tech setup woes

Setting up new gadgets can be incredibly frustrating.

How men and women differ in tackling tech problems

Huawei Mate 10 review: Bang for buck vs iPhone X, Note8

Huawei Mate 10

With a price tag under $900, it is a clear winner on bang for buck

Buying prawns for Christmas? Here's what you need to know

Oliver Reeves 18 and Molly Bagnara 18 enjoy some Mooloolaba caught Prawns by the Noosa River for lunch.

Local suppliers offer advice to buying Christmas prawns

'I didn't want to be a burden': CQ miner's silent battle

A SILENT battle raged inside Knoxie Paul, but it wasn't until tragedy claimed two loved ones' lives that he decided to speak up.

Simple ways to sleep through the heat

Summer is well and truly here with most of Australia's capitals heating up this week. Picture: Sky News Weather

Summer isn't going to be nice

Coast woman awarded $6m after brain damage as a kid

Linda Hartman with her daughter Paige Nicotra.

Coast woman wins $6m in compo after brain damage suffered as a kid

Born to run: 10 tips to get running

Three runners sprinting outdoors - Sportive people training in a urban area, healthy lifestyle and sport concepts

How to get running and stay running

Mum kicked off flight for breastfeeding her child

A mother claims she was wrongfully kicked off a flight

premium_icon Confessions of an ice addict

Ice addict Justin Light, pictured with his mum Evelyn, has a strong message for anyone daring to try the drug: “Don't even go near it, it will grab hold of you, it will kill you, I'm one of the lucky ones.” Picture: Lachie Millard

He knew it would take everything from him. And that it did

Smacked kids ‘become violent adults’

Is it ever OK to hit a child?

It turns out smacked kids are likely to become abusers themselves

Young dad threw newborn into wall in series of assaults

Judge describes father, 23, assaults and denials to police as "completely spineless”

Ho, ho, hold back on the number of gifts

SURPLUS SURPRISES: It's easy to lose sight of your financial plan when you're out shopping and you end up coming home with considerably more than your kids need.

Take the pressure off and give presents that are meaningful

The most popular baby names of 2017

Olivia is the most popular name for baby girls this year

Some classic favourites made the list

Kim Kardashian West: Surrogacy harder than pregnancy

Kim Kardashian was shown calling her family members to announce that her surrogate was pregnant with her baby. Picture: Supplied.

KIM Kardashian has opened up about the highs and lows of surrogacy.

Rosie's birth an early Christmas miracle

Lizzy and Andy Vaughan with their baby Rosemary Jennifer Susan Vaughan.

Heartbreak seemed certain for Lizzy and Andrew Vaughan

10 girls names shooting up the charts in 2018

Generic baby photo.

Got a little girl arriving in 2018? We got you covered.

This is how long women want sex to last

A NEW survey has asked men and women how long they would ideally like their time in the bedroom to last for. And then it has revealed how long sex lasts in...

That romance with a colleague may be hard work

Life is full of curly questions and this is one of them.

Is the Christmas party the right time to hit on the hot guy at work?