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'How I lost 30kg on a ‘part-time’ diet'

AFTER years of battling weight gain, Gen Davidson stumbled upon a system that helped her lose 30kg. Now she’s sharing her secret with others.

Bold and the beautiful

Pick darkly exotic flowers on bolder base colours to take the floral trend into autumn.

Sharp suits, rich shades and statement pieces are on trend

Porn that's a modern woman's fantasy come true

LOG IN: A cabin to lust over.

Cabins in the middle of nowhere are the new online fantasy

Desperate fight for Agnes family's brand new baby

ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD: Mum Rebecca Domorev at Andrew's side.

But Andrew Solomon Domorev will always have family in his corner.

A different kind of 'pet'

Peacock plants (Calathea makoyana).

A different kind of 'pet'

Stranger’s random act of kindness goes viral

Tegan Langley with the tyre receipt. Photo: Facebook

Stranger buys woman new tyres over concerns they would ‘blow’

Bill Furler remembered: God's great Aussie adventurer

Pastor Bill Furler was famous for his big smile, huge laugh, and passion for sharing the Christian message of hope and joy through Christ.

Big-hearted preacher remembered for his passion for island people

Inspirational cancer battler's generous gift

SELFLESS ACT: Gympie cancer patient Stuart Gooddy has donated a new TV to the Gympie Hospital's chemo ward.

"I'm not going to let this get me yet, that's not who I am.”

Spot the diff between these two meals

BOTH of these meals are super healthy and contain delicious whole foods, but one is almost double the calories of the other. Here’s how it works.

Food fit for a prince

CHERISH by Anne Shooter, published by Headline Home 2018.

Food fit for a prince

‘Live maggots’ found in ALDI food

The woman from NSW posted a video on Facebook, showing the product's packaging and the maggots that she allegedly found wriggling on the top of the dessert. Picture: Facebook

Woman claims she found maggots crawling on her ALDI chocolate pudding

Woman’s insanely healthy fridge

Food blogger Jenny Wong's super healthy fridge.

This is the most smug fridge in Aussie history

Incredible transformation to male model

Gwilym Pugh, from insurance salesman to international model. Picture: Instagram

MEET the red-headed insurance salesman who shed 42kg

Banana Girl’s crazy new jungle life

Freelee the Banana Girl is living ‘off the grid’ in a jungle in South America. 'Banana Girl' shows off new jungle lifestyle

'Banana Girl' spends most of her days naked and no longer shaves her body hair

The cleaning product you shouldn’t be using

WANT to rid your home of all those disgusting germs? Then there’s one popular cleaning product you should ditch, according to a biomedical scientist.

Don't just dream about it

RELAX: Create an inviting place to retire to at night with a comfortable mattress and quality bedding.

Make your bed a place where dreams are made

Laying it out straight

Persian rugs are incredibly elegant and their patterns tend to be elaborate as they're often crafted by hand.

Magic carpet guide will mean you're not floored by rugs

Slice of paradise defies valuation

PARADISE FOUND: More a private resort than a home, this stunning Mudjimba property is truly one of a kind.

Rare slice of paradise that's impossible to value

Turn over a new leaf

When we think about colour in the garden, we usually think about flowers.

Let your love grow this Valentine's Day

PLANT THE SEEDS: A foodie or gardening enthusiast will love an edible gift that keeps giving.

Flowers last days, a plant will last years

Family devastated as pet dogs 'drop dead overnight'

Ten-week-old Macey, an American staffy-bulldog cross and four-year-old Reba, a cattle dog-Jack Russell terrier cross fell victim to what vets believe was a brown snake bite near Sarina.

Andergrove and Blacksbeach have been targeted areas.

Could this be the perfect tree for your garden?

Fall in love with evergreen tree that produces flowers en masse

Bring the outdoors in by using suitable Aussie natives

Kentia palms make an ideal indoor plant as they are slow-growing and are tolerant of low light and low humidity.

Many Australian natives can have a happy life in your home

Time to take fight to summer-loving mites

Fresh cherry tomatoes on the vine

Time to keep watch for spotted mites with a penchant for tomatoes

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Monsteras feature striking foliage.

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

Photo that has flight attendants furious

THERE’s one thing that passengers keep doing. Airlines are desperate to stop us, and now a flight attendant has come up with a genius solution.

Toowoomba's Carnival of Flowers is best event in Aus

TCOF.

It's official - the Garden City has the best event in the nation!

TRIP FROM HELL: Qantas debacle that left me ‘traumatised’

Inside the Qantas flight. Picture: Ted

It was meant to be a dream trip. Instead, they were met with vomit

Rocky mayor to bid for $20million pilot training facility

FLYING HIGH: Qantas has revealed plans to open up a training academy to teach 500 pilots a year.

Strelow pushes for incentives to bring the academy to CQ

‘Outrageous’: World’s best beach shambles

Manly beach, stunning yeah? Picture: Jo3ung

This is outrageous. And embarrassing. Outrageously embarrassing

Passenger’s farts force plane to land

A Transavia flight made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger’s flatulence.

Fight over flatulence prompts emergency landing

Couple’s big $2 million gamble

The family has loved "stripping back their life" and only travelling with the bare necessities. Picture: Instagram

Tracey and Rob were sick of Sydney life, so they sold their home

How a ‘bogan from the Gong’ cracked Hollywood

ADAM Demos was just a humble labourer when he decided to start taking weekend acting classes. Now he’s rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s A-listers.

Getting right to the pointe

Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton in a scene from the movie Red Sparrow. Supplied by Twentieth Century Fox.

Powerhouse Lawrence an easy choice for hot role in Red Sparrow

The Crown star splits from husband

British actress Claire Foy arrives for the premiere of 'Unsane' during the 68th annual Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), in Berlin, Germany, 21 February 2018. The Berlinale runs from 15 to 25 February.

Claire Foy and her actor husband have confirmed their split

Stephen Fry reveals cancer battle

Stephen Fry has revealed his battle with prostate cancer. Picture: YouTube

Stephen Fry has revealed he has been battling cancer for months

Stronger together: warriors show Spartan mettle

Hamish McLachlan, Edwina Bartholomew and Wendell Sailor host the TV series Australian Spartan.

Athletes impress in new series where strongest doesn’t always win.

Will Smith’s hilarious Aussie meat pie fail

Will Smith had a rough time when trying his first meat pie.

Well, he tried, but this pie got the better of Will Smith

5SOS return with new song and a tour

5 Seconds of Summer are back with a tour and new song. Picture: Supplied

5 Seconds Of Summer reignite fan frenzy with new song Want You Back.

Play it cool this autumn

Autumn is around the corner and these smart-casual trends will see you through the season's style shift

Aspiring supermodel chases her dream overseas

Mackay supermodel hopeful Danielle Gutschlag.

Mackay teen set to compete in Fiji

Frock star

Have some fun this summer with feminine fashion

Commonwealth Games uniform: 'Fresh, fun and very Australian'

Matt Hauser (triathlon) and Britany Elmslie (swimming) show off the Australian Commonwealth Games team uniform as it was launched at The Star on the Gold Coast.

Team will have more than 700 athletes and officials

OPINION: Perfection is impossible to achieve

Natalie Hicks dropped half her body weight in 18 months.

"Don't strive for perfection, strive for progress"

Stylish art you can wear comfortably

Fashion label turns works of art into fashionable pieces to wear.

Expert argues you could force Aldi to order-in special buy

ALDI customers have become increasingly frustrated as they miss out on Special Buys. But could the retailer be breaking the law?

This $15 trick will save you thousands

Take the stress out of family dinners with a meal planning board. The best meal delivery services

These mums have said goodbye to monotony of tacos on Tuesday and Spag bol...

Kmart destroying ‘confused’ icon

Shoppers are passing H&M by.

Sales at H&M down after aggressive store openings

$49 Kmart item rated ‘better than luxury brands’

A Kmart item has rated well in a recent Choice survey.

$49 Kmart suitcase that’s rated higher than luxury brands

Popular children's pram recalled over safety risk

Nationwide retailer forced to recall popular pram over safety flaw

It's time to shop smarter

THINK SMART: Coolum and North Shore Coast care have launched a new 'smartbag' to replace plastic shopping bags, and Stephanie Phillips wants everyone to support it.

LOOK out for the environment while doing your shopping.

Girl gouges eyes out in front of church

A YOUNG woman gouged out her eyes despite frantic attempts from onlookers trying to help her, yelling that she needed to sacrifice her eyes to get to heaven.

Warwick therapists worried over health insurance rules

CUTTING FLOWS: Natural therapies like kinesiology and aromatherapy will no longer be claimable under private health insurance when new rules come in to play.

Local therapists say cutting off clients is 'exactly what they want'

Hockey club's drive to give blood for Holly

Kylies Hockey Players standing around Wendy Butcher (Holly's Mum).

Today Kylie's Hockey Club members are donating blood in Coffs

Paralysing syndrome misdiagnosed as 'hysteria'

MOUNT Coolum woman, Jennifer Hill, has a long recovery ahead after the Guillain-Barre Syndrome she was suffering was misdiagnosed by Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

The hospital misdiagnosis that may have proved fatal

'It's tearing my family apart': CQ mum's surgery heartbreak

BROKEN: Bianca Baxter with son Robert and husband Aiden play a waiting game at Yeppoon Hospital.

She's had 99 broken bones and every day is pain with no end in sight

Claims nursing homes are deliberately ‘drugging’ patients

Nursing homes accused of drugging elderly residents

Operation that got me addicted

Nicki Hari was addicted to prescription painkillers and sleeping pills which she would buy online.

'I really loved having the feeling of the anaesthetic and just drifting off'

Call to ban kids on quad bikes

IN MY work as a surgeon and trauma prevention advocate, I see few better places to start saving lives than a ban on children getting on quad bikes.

China faces surprising new crisis

China has relaxed its one-child policy, but women aren’t having more children.

Chinese government wants its urban citizens to reproduce

‘I’m pissed’: Dad’s plea to Trump

Andrew Pollack, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Meadow Jade Pollack, makes an impassioned plea

DONALD Trump looks set to tighten gun laws

Sally Faulkner says embassy denied access

Sally Faulkner and her children Lahela and Noah. Picture: Supplied

'I managed to find out that Lahela has been accepted into the honours program'

Supermum wins gold at 18th attempt

USA's Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning gold in the women's cross country team sprint free final.

Kikkan Randall’s fifth Winter Olympics and her first gold medal

Slain bikie widow extracted husband's sperm

Love story: Carolina Gonzalez with the love of her life, slain former bikie boss Mahmoud ‘Mick’ Hawi. Picture: Facebook

'A true love story you two, he will live through your beautiful boys for always'

Coast mum's cry for help after horrific start to parenthood

Issy Taylor, 3 with Mum Lauren.

Lauren Taylor needs the Coast community's help

Sex three times a month for free rent, car and uni

A SYDNEY student is funding her studies by having sex with two different men three times a week — and says she’s not the only one doing it.

Scorned fiancee traps star’s mistress

Chelsea Lovelace felt Christoforou's wrath.

Saido Berahino’s fiancee called off their wedding

These are the sex capitals of Australia

Sex is in demand.

Data reveals surprise Australian suburbs where people want sex the most

Aussie couple road tests hotels by having sex in them

Justin and Jess have revealed their steamy hotel experiences.

They won a comp to share stories of getting lucky in hotel rooms