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Fri 15 Nov 2019

New dads’ get honest on fatherhood

New dads’ get honest on fatherhood

You’ll soon know every word by The Wiggles and you can forget about sex. These four dads talk straight about what fatherhood is really like.

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Vegan claim sparks Broncos into action

Brisbane Broncos have released a bizarre statement about players’ diets after a report emerged saying Darius Boyd was spruiking veganism.

$85 toy sending parents into a spin

$85 toy sending parents into a spin

With Christmas just around the corner, there’s one toy that’s already topping kids wish lists — so you’ll need to get in quick.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

The stories behind Coles’ longest serving employees

The stories behind Coles’ longest serving employees

These women from around Australia have worked a combined 150 years for supermarket giant Coles. Find out their stories and why they don't plan to retire.

‘It’s blinking at me’: Weirdest place to find a roo

premium_icon ‘It’s blinking at me’: Weirdest place to find a roo

A young kangaroo has had a lucky escape after being left for dead in the weirdest of places. SEE THE PHOTOS

Fined $9k for hoarding 115 cars

premium_icon Fined $9k for hoarding 115 cars

A self-confessed car lover has been slapped with a whopping $9000 fine for keeping more than 115 vehicles and parts in his 4000 sqm garden.

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

‘No culture at all’: Angry mums slam Australia

The women on Mumsnet have picked apart their least favourite holiday destinations — and some of their most extreme comments were about us.

Controversial policy cuts kids out of salon

premium_icon Controversial policy cuts kids out of salon

A controversial “no children policy” has caused a divide among clients at one Queensland hair salon. What do you think?

Controversial middle seat plane rule

Controversial middle seat plane rule

It is a fate you wouldn’t wish upon your enemies, but if you are seated in the middle seat on a plane – this is one thing you can’t do.

Stranger Things star now unrecognisable

Stranger Things star now unrecognisable

Teenage Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown looked very glam — and startlingly grown up — in her latest red carpet appearance.

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

An Australian influencer has copped a serious amount of flak after encouraging fans to buy her product as a way to donate to a bushfire appeal.

Foul-mouthed girls light fire near bush

Foul-mouthed girls light fire near bush

Two foul-mouthed teenage girls have hurled abuse after being confronted while lighting their clothes on fire next to bushland in WA.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Internet loses it over fish with human face

Internet loses it over fish with human face

A video of a fish — specifically a fish with a face some say looks awfully human — is driving the internet crazy.

Man turns to yoga after drink drive bust, car crash

premium_icon Man turns to yoga after drink drive bust, car crash

A GLADSTONE man has turned to yoga and tennis instead of drugs and alcohol after he was involved in a car crash and busted for drink driving earlier this year.

Woolies’ surprising $8.5 billion gamble

Woolies’ surprising $8.5 billion gamble

Woolworths and Caltex have teamed up for an unexpected and huge new project – and it’s good news for Aussie shoppers in a hurry.

Dad’s rude find on KFC takeaway order

Dad’s rude find on KFC takeaway order

Karl Cooper has lashed out at the fast-food giant after spotting a shocking insult printed on his order, leaving him “very offended”.

WATCH: Don’t look up – there’s a snake in the skylight

premium_icon WATCH: Don’t look up – there’s a snake in the skylight

This terrifying sight confronted a woman living in Adelaide’s southern suburbs – check out the video.

Homeless man pours hot diarrhoea on stranger

Homeless man pours hot diarrhoea on stranger

A traumatised woman has shared the horrid moment a homeless man poured a bucket of hot diarrhoea all over her head. WARNING: Graphic content

Playboy model’s ‘frisky’ animal encounter

Playboy model’s ‘frisky’ animal encounter

A Playboy model, who just last month was groped by an elephant, has gone viral once again after being fondled while visiting a zoo.

‘Sheer stupidity’: Unbelievable fire activity

‘Sheer stupidity’: Unbelievable fire activity

Authorities have blasted the “sheer stupidity” of people as they fly drones, defy advice and light fires amid “catastrophic” bushfires.

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