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Sat 15 Sep 2018

Grieving baboon mum won’t let her baby go

Grieving baboon mum won’t let her baby go

THE Adelaide Zoo has been struck with more tragedy, after a newly born baboon was found dead.

Vehicle ploughs into Mooloolaba cafe

Vehicle ploughs into Mooloolaba cafe

CAFE goers fell victim to a car ploughing into a cafe during breakfast, knocking over a pergola and trees.

‘I clean naked and make $100k’

‘I clean naked and make $100k’

A WOMAN has revealed how her cleaning job earns her more than $100k each year — but her job comes with a catch.

SpaceX sending man to the moon

SpaceX sending man to the moon

SPACEX’s lunar loop mission finally has a confirmed passenger, but their identity remains a closely guarded secret.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

WATCH: Huge pythons fall from living room ceiling

WATCH: Huge pythons fall from living room ceiling

Two huge carpet pythons have been caught on film after falling through a gap in the ceiling and landing in a Marian resident's living room.

Hunger game: Fan’s quest for a free feed

Hunger game: Fan’s quest for a free feed

A QLD fast-food fanatic has gone to great lengths to win one free burger a week, camping outside the state’s newest outlet more than 24 hours before it opens.

Newborn bub makes 5 generations for family

Newborn bub makes 5 generations for family

THE addition of baby Astrid was exciting for Bundaberg's newest great-great-grandmother Joy Payne and family as the new member became generation number five.

‘Invisible’ car illusion baffles internet

‘Invisible’ car illusion baffles internet

AT FIRST glance it just looks like a boring picture of someone’s backyard, but a closer look reveals there is actually a car hiding in plain sight.

Ad seeks ‘personal assistant’ for 9-year-old

Ad seeks ‘personal assistant’ for 9-year-old

LOOKING for a new job? How about being a personal assistant for an “energetic” nine-year-old girl? There’s just one catch.

Gary the Goat is dead - but we're not done with him yet

Gary the Goat is dead - but we're not done with him yet

The cheeky Aussie goat quickly rose to fame through his stand-up shows at country pubs worldwide.

Gatecrasher finds true love at engagement party

Gatecrasher finds true love at engagement party

A gatecrashed engagement party has ended in true love for this couple, who tied the knot on the first day of spring.

Was Meghan picking up dog poo?

Was Meghan picking up dog poo?

AN American tourist has set off a social media firestorm after posting a photo that appeared to show Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, picking up after her dog.

Massive backlash over bizarre quiz

Massive backlash over bizarre quiz

A TEACHER has been forced to resign after setting her students a disturbing morality test that triggered a storm of controversy.

What image do you see?

What image do you see?

DO YOU see a young woman wearing a fancy hat? Or an old woman with her head wrapped in a scarf? The answer reveals a lot about you.

US cartoon inspired the creation of teddy bears

US cartoon inspired the creation of teddy bears

TEDDY bears have been a popular toy entertaining children, inspiring authors and boosting soldier morale. But they owe their origins to a US president

‘Death’ numbers slash home value

‘Death’ numbers slash home value

IF YOU look carefully at house numbers or floor levels in some Aussie suburbs, you’ll notice a number is missing. Here’s why.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

Needles found in Gladstone family's strawberries

A West Gladstone mum found one of the needles as she cut up the fruit for her 12-month-old daughter.

Mum shocked at stranger’s ‘nasty’ message

Mum shocked at stranger’s ‘nasty’ message

She says she “worked hard” to get her figure back following the birth of her daughter.

Life imitates art for ‘husband killer’

Life imitates art for ‘husband killer’

A ROMANCE novelist who wrote a blog entitled How to Murder Your Husband has been arrested for allegedly murdering her husband.

Apple Watch 4 could stop sunburn

Apple Watch 4 could stop sunburn

THE Apple Watch 4 has been unveiled. The gadget is packed with savvy health features including a UV monitor and the ability to alert emergency services.

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