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Fri 15 Feb 2019

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?

Costco hints at opening date for long-awaited warehouse

premium_icon Costco hints at opening date for long-awaited warehouse

According to company information, the month for the store's launch has already been set.

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.

Snake catcher's close encounter with angry goanna

premium_icon Snake catcher's close encounter with angry goanna

WATCH: For this Sunshine Coast snake catcher, capturing dangerous animals with his bare hands on a daily basis is just part of the job.

Gladstone's kinky little secret

premium_icon Gladstone's kinky little secret

GLADSTONE'S made it to a national list, for a cheeky reason.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

164-year-old store's new look stops traffic

premium_icon 164-year-old store's new look stops traffic

LOCALS and tourists are loving the new look of iconic store after a three month facelift.

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.

The man who skins cane toad for a living

premium_icon The man who skins cane toad for a living

David McMahon is bringing toads to the dinner table and he wants you all to join.

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.

Flower loving steer leads police on highway chase

premium_icon Flower loving steer leads police on highway chase

A steer took police on a 30 minute chase through Gympie last night, ending at Albert Park.

'He certainly didn't look like a walking heart attack'

'He certainly didn't look like a walking heart attack'

Men, if you read any story this week, make it this one - it could save your life!

Vinegar donation helping flooded Townsville

Vinegar donation helping flooded Townsville

The Stanthorpe company helping North Queenslanders recover

Secret spot where 19 bodies are decomposing

premium_icon Secret spot where 19 bodies are decomposing

SOME are concealed in shallow graves, others in a mass burial. Some are naked on the ground. Sounds grim but the bodies were donated by their former owners.

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.

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