Off Beat News

Tue 18 Sep 2018

‘Heartbreaking’: Footy world reacts to farce

‘Heartbreaking’: Footy world reacts to farce

THE footy world has reacted with ferocity over the “unbelievable” footy farce sealed by a midnight verdict that’s divided all corners of Australian sport.

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Wild topless rush-hour fist fight

Wild topless rush-hour fist fight

INSANE footage which looks like something out of Mortal Kombat shows two shirtless Aussie blokes engaged in a high-octane road rage street fight.

Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

premium_icon Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

AUSTRALIANS are fed up with footing the bill for their family and friends, with shocking research revealing a startling amount of us are out of pocket.

Randy reptiles get it on in Bundaberg home

Randy reptiles get it on in Bundaberg home

WHAT a game of hide and seek, snake enthusiast, Andrew Buckley found himself in on Sunday morning.

Game of owns: Best Aussie castles up for sale

Game of owns: Best Aussie castles up for sale

EVER dreamt of a home with a watchtower, moat or drawbridge? Multiple medieval inspired homes and castles have come up for sale around Australia.

Hostie’s mid-flight proposal ends in disaster

Hostie’s mid-flight proposal ends in disaster

THIS is the moment the boyfriend of a flight attendant popped the big question 30 minutes into a flight. It didn’t end well.

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

A GROUP of teachers have listed some of the worst packed lunches students have come to school with, including a Happy Meal and even a bottle of Red Bull.

Magpie robs woman's $6000 hearing aid

premium_icon Magpie robs woman's $6000 hearing aid

A MAGPIE has attacked a woman and left her hard of hearing after flying away with a $6000 hearing aid.

'About 30 crocs' spotted on weekend fishing trip

premium_icon 'About 30 crocs' spotted on weekend fishing trip

A local river is 'infested' with crocodiles, with a Mackay angler spotting at least 30 and snapped a 4-metre croc while fishing with his family at the weekend.

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

MCDONALD’S is giving away 200,000 free cheeseburgers across Australia in honour of National Cheeseburger Day. But you’d better get in fast.

Terrifying scene in baby monitor

Terrifying scene in baby monitor

A PETRIFIED dad claims he froze in fear after seeing a creepy orb over his 13-month-old daughter’s cot on Saturday night.

Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

premium_icon Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

LOCAL grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are featured in this new exhibition at Ballina.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Man banned from all-you-can-eat restaurant

Man banned from all-you-can-eat restaurant

AN ATHLETE has been banned from an all-you-can-eat sushi eatery after he ate almost 100 plates of fish.

‘Clear lie’ about pilot discovered ‘drunk’

‘Clear lie’ about pilot discovered ‘drunk’

OUTRAGED passengers have slammed Singapore Airlines for a “clear lie” after the pilot allegedly failed a random breath test in Melbourne.

Carjacking terror: 'I had a gun pointing at my face'

premium_icon Carjacking terror: 'I had a gun pointing at my face'

WHAT should have been an uneventful drive home quickly turned to horror for Bundaberg man James Bulbert.

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

THEY’VE been bitten on the crotch, hands and legs and have come close to death. These are the Queenslanders who risk their lives to catch and relocate snakes.

Loves astronomy so much he bought his own observatory

premium_icon Loves astronomy so much he bought his own observatory

ASTRONOMY has been a passion of Nindaroo resident David Hatfield since he watched Apollo 11 land on the moon as a young boy.

Boat collides with luxury craft at sail launch

premium_icon Boat collides with luxury craft at sail launch

A VESSEL carrying some of the Gold Coast’s most experienced sailors collided with a luxury craft while another capsized at the annual sailing season launch.

Couple's unimaginable grief after losing five babies

premium_icon Couple's unimaginable grief after losing five babies

After the loss of five children, this couple hopes to provide support and break the silence for grieving parents.

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