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Wed 18 Jul 2018

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

ONE woman’s unusual demands on her Tinder profile have left some users concerned for the safety of men who go on dates with her.

Are we true blue or pulling your leg?

premium_icon Are we true blue or pulling your leg?

APPARENTLY there's a group of people out there who believe Australia doesn't exist.

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

THIS will be the only time of year you can try this cool activity that has kids so excited they're up at dawn.

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

MORE than 10 million people have watched cringe-worthy footage of a passenger attempting to fit his luggage into the overhead locker — because there’s an amusing...

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

NEW discoveries hint humans did not evolve to trek out of Africa. That honour may belong to someone, or something, else.

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Shocking body-cam footage has emerged of two police officers flipping a coin to determine whether or not to arrest a driver they stopped for speeding.

Can you hear it? High-pitch buzz driving shoppers cuckoo

premium_icon Can you hear it? High-pitch buzz driving shoppers cuckoo

HAVE you heard a strange noise at this shopping centre?

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

A POOING pensioner was caught on CCTV sauntering down the store’s aisle before relieving herself in front of children.

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

A splash and then 'ducky gone': Is a shark to blame?

"ARE there bull sharks in the river? It (the duck) definitely didn't go under (by itself)... it was a very unusual splash".

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

JIMMY Kimmel took a camera out on the streets to ask everyday Americans one simple question. Their answers are truly shocking.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

A FAMOUS north coast surf break is a no-go zone for surfers today as great white sharks feed on a dead humpback whale just metres from shore.

Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

premium_icon Nude cleaning service ‘a disgrace’

A NUDE cleaning business that was dreamed up by a North Coast man has been slammed by a veteran councillor as a disgrace.

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

A COAST snake catcher got called out to an unusual job yesterday where the 'snake' wasn't quite what it appeared.

'Spider-Man' arrested after high-rise crime spree

premium_icon 'Spider-Man' arrested after high-rise crime spree

A man dubbed the "Spider-Man" has been arrested after allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings and robbing apartments across the Sunshine Coast.

Dog's horrible ordeal after swallowing fish hook

premium_icon Dog's horrible ordeal after swallowing fish hook

A BELOVED dog has bitten off far more than he can chew after he swallowed a 6cm-long fishing hook at Sharon.

How this couple became home owners before turning 21

premium_icon How this couple became home owners before turning 21

There's no doubting lifelong Gympie locals Michael Learoyd and Taylah McKenzie are on the shortlist for Australia's youngest homeowners.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

The perm — immortalised by 80s music stars and grandmothers alike — has made a grand return to the fashion fore.

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

A teenage boy was allegedly assaulted by an adult male from the crowd.

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