Off Beat News

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

TV footage of two women in wedding dresses sitting side by side in Margaret Court Arena has caused quite an episode at the Australian Open.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

He was hoping to score some brownie points that day.... that's not quite what happened. At all.

Man's 'grave concern' after ripping up floor

Man's 'grave concern' after ripping up floor

A Bowen man stumbled across a surprise and spooky find while ripping up his floors.

I swear I am happy for you

I swear I am happy for you

In the past week, I've had seven people in my friends list become engaged. #congrats

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

A MAN said he popped a quadruple dose of sleeping pills and woke up engaged. Oops.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

WHEN she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

SYDNEY'S Wonderland was the largest amusement park in the southern hemisphere. Now, new images show how the theme park was left to rot.

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

CREEPY footage has emerged showing hundreds of huge spiders appearing to rain down from the sky in Brazil.

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

A man travelling from Bali to Australia has slammed Jetstar after being charged $9 for sandwiches only to find there wasn’t anything inside them.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

HUNDREDS of transparent, jelly-like blobs have washed onto Bargara Beach, dotting the shoreline in small, doughnut-looking gems.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

A BRIDAL boutique in England is garnering major online attention for its window display featuring a mannequin in a wheelchair.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

IT IS not known exactly how much water was lost during the five hours it took to repair the damage.

‘Penis jacket’ makes comeback on live TV

‘Penis jacket’ makes comeback on live TV

Another Aussie newsreader has gone viral for wearing what some gutter-minded viewers have dubbed a “penis-shaped” jacket for its neckline.

Unlikely everyday killer in our midst

Unlikely everyday killer in our midst

It’s a common sight across Australia but it now appears it could be a gruesome “death trap” where people die suspended in midair, after two deaths in Canada.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Is this the worst car interior ever?

Is this the worst car interior ever?

The inside of this electric car is sure to turn heads but it could also be the most impractical and even dangerous cabin ever designed.

Fury as supermarket bans food item

Fury as supermarket bans food item

First there was the Bunnings onion debacle, now another store has tampered with a beloved food item because someone slipped on it.

Man steals $10m lottery ticket from housemate

Man steals $10m lottery ticket from housemate

He allegedly came up with a plan to steal $10,000 worth of lottery winnings only to discover the ticket was worth $10 million. But this man’s attempted jackpot...

Top 10 quirky yarns from the Whitsundays

Top 10 quirky yarns from the Whitsundays

Editor Gregor Mactaggart shares his top 10 quirky yarns from the Whitsundays since July 2018.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

CES reveals the massive changes coming to your car

CES reveals the massive changes coming to your car

Car makers have crashed the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with head-turning technology that will transform your daily commute.

Man licked family’s doorbell for three hours

Man licked family’s doorbell for three hours

POLICE in the US are searching for a man who was caught on a security camera licking a Californian family’s doorbell for three hours - among other things.

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