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Sat 4 Apr 2020

Elderly billionaire to become dad again

Elderly billionaire to become dad again

Former F1 owner and billionaire Bernie Ecclestone is unbelievably set to become a dad again — and some of his family aren’t happy.

How the coronavirus crisis has led to a boom in gardening

premium_icon How the coronavirus crisis has led to a boom in gardening

Green thumbs across Cairns have jumped on planting season to prep their gardens and stay self sufficient during self isolation.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Man spits in stranger’s face then dies

Man spits in stranger’s face then dies

Horrifying footage shows a man infected with the coronavirus appearing to spit in someone’s face before boarding a train and dropping dead. WARNING: GRAPHIC

What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

premium_icon What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

VIDEO: Teachers shake off coronavirus blues with viral dance

premium_icon VIDEO: Teachers shake off coronavirus blues with viral dance

‘The challenge was coming from the angle of that we’re in crazy times so let’s do something fun. I’ve been blown away with the response.’

Hilarious editing fail spotted in hit film

Hilarious editing fail spotted in hit film

Eagle-eyed fans have spotted a rogue modern item in a scene from Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of 1860s-set Little Women.

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

‘Well played’: Newspaper’s hilarious prank

The world is starved for sport at the moment but one sports editor has taken it on himself to blur the lines of reality.

Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

premium_icon Bottle shop slams foolish social media prank

A silly April fool’s day prank has distracted people from a responsible procedures put in place for alcohol sales says a bottleshop licensee.

EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

premium_icon EGG OVERLOAD: Stubborn hens miss virus memo

‘Rain, hail or shine they’re still laying eggs every day’

Hotel hits back at Lara’s complaint

Hotel hits back at Lara’s complaint

The 4-star Newtown hotel which has been panned by Lara Worthington and her mum Sharon Bingle has hit back at the pair.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Fight stunner’s explicit workout snap

Fight stunner’s explicit workout snap

Paige VanZant sure knows how to make a splash on social media and she sent tongues wagging with a risque gym pic alongside her husband.

Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

premium_icon Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

AFL players have turned to many weird and wonderful things in to cut through the boredom of coronavirus isolation, but one player has taken it next level.

WATCH! Teen brandishes knife in clown wig and red undies

premium_icon WATCH! Teen brandishes knife in clown wig and red undies

Clad only in red undies, a multi-coloured clown wig and sunglasses, Zye Allen is so intoxicated he is unable to unfold his pocket knife. WATCH THE VIDEO

Drive-by birthday party helps Bay boy celebrate turning 5

premium_icon Drive-by birthday party helps Bay boy celebrate turning 5

Forced into isolation with his family because of the coronavirus pandemic, there could be no big birthday party for the youngster.

PHOTOS: Why dressing up to take your bin out has gone global

premium_icon PHOTOS: Why dressing up to take your bin out has gone global

IF YOU happen to see a Stormtrooper, dinosaur or princess taking out the bins you may be witnessing Bundaberg locals getting on board a new craze.

Quirky teacher's lip-synch YouTube video goes viral

premium_icon Quirky teacher's lip-synch YouTube video goes viral

What started as a ‘mood boosting’ video to students learning remotely at one Victorian country school has quickly become a YouTube sensation, attracting tens of...

No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

premium_icon No fans allowed? Send a plastic cutout of yourself instead

Fans from a club in Germany have come up with a novel way of getting behind their team, behind closed doors, once football restarts.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Amazing discovery at heritage-listed hall

premium_icon Amazing discovery at heritage-listed hall

History was made at a Toowoomba hall yesterday as the floorboards were ripped up.

Holy Batman! Comic hero spotted watching over Aussie city

Holy Batman! Comic hero spotted watching over Aussie city

EARLY morning commuters in Melbourne have been surprised to see the world’s famous Dark Knight watching over them.

Couple’s wild wedding plan ‘the perfect distraction’

premium_icon Couple’s wild wedding plan ‘the perfect distraction’

This couple’s plans for a big white wedding came to a grinding halt last week, but they instantly devised ‘a wild plan to say I do, quick smart’.

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