Off Beat News

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Koala and cat’s unlikely friendship

Koala and cat’s unlikely friendship

A CAT has made an unlikely friend, with a curious koala stopping by for a weekend visit.

‘Poo cabbie’ caught in the act

‘Poo cabbie’ caught in the act

Police have responded to a “Code Brown” involving a cabbie on a nature strip, armed with toilet paper.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Inside LA’s fanciest marijuana store

Inside LA’s fanciest marijuana store

TOUCH screens, security guards and an endless amount of marijuana. Here’s what it’s like inside the fanciest cannabis store in LA.

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

To make matters worse, the mum only discovered the deceit when she saw the birth certificate two months later.

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

A POPULAR Thai tourist beach has been rocked after two naked and headless bodies, and a woman’s head washed ashore.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

‘War on festivals’ claims new victim

‘War on festivals’ claims new victim

Music festival Mountain Sounds has been cancelled just days out from the event, amid claims organisers were “blindsided” by a $200k quote for police.

Hen snapped in front of a ‘takeaway chook’ sign

Hen snapped in front of a ‘takeaway chook’ sign

Nothing to see here, just a hen browsing the wine racks...

Treasure could rewrite Australian history

Treasure could rewrite Australian history

Two filmakers claim to have discovered an ancient bronze statue they say proves Chinese ships visited Australia 600 years ago but is it a hoax?

Female tiger mauled by breeding mate

Female tiger mauled by breeding mate

A FEMALE Sumatran tiger at London Zoo has been killed by her potential new mate just minutes after they first met.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

Tesla's cool new feature sinks its teeth into criminals

ELON Musk has lifted the lid on the electric maker’s next quirky technology updates that will protect your vehicle and pets but it isn’t for everyone.

Gucci caught in blackface scandal

Gucci caught in blackface scandal

The Italian luxury brand has taken to Twitter to “deeply apologise” for a controversial jumper that has now been removed from all of its stores and online.

Man confronts cigarette butt litterbug

Man confronts cigarette butt litterbug

A man has been hailed a hero after he got out of his car to confront a litterbug who threw a cigarette butt from her car at traffic lights.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

‘Crazy’ hangover cure in a can

‘Crazy’ hangover cure in a can

There’s nothing worse than a bad hangover. But a new “cure all” in a can is available in Australia — and everyone’s talking about it.

Delivery driver’s $900,000 mistake

Delivery driver’s $900,000 mistake

A 20-year-old is left with a mammoth repair bill after damaging four exotic cars worth more than $2 million.

How can you help flood ravaged North Queensland?

How can you help flood ravaged North Queensland?

Two CQ charities come together to help those affected by catastrophic flooding in NQ

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Owner’s brutal response to bad review

Owner’s brutal response to bad review

A pub owner didn’t hold back when calling out a horror customer’s bad review, blasting her for her embarrassing behaviour.

Hero family opens home to 63 people

Hero family opens home to 63 people

Hundreds of good Samaritans are rolling up their sleeves to help people devastated by the Queensland floods but this family went above and beyond.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Instagram egg finally cracks

Instagram egg finally cracks

The world-famous Instagram egg, that beat out Kylie Jenner for the most likes, has finally cracked, but it’s all for a good cause.

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

A mother has penned a savage letter to a fellow passenger who became irritated while flying alongside her young daughter.

Only in Australia! Shark plays chicken with croc

Only in Australia! Shark plays chicken with croc

STUNNING footage of a shark playing chicken with a crocodile mid-feed has shown the ruthless nature of the Northern Territory’s animal kingdom

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