McDonald’s launches new Wagyu beef burger

IF YOU were in Sydney today, you may have noticed some blacked-out marquees. It has something to do with a Macca’s menu item.

You have been cooking bacon all wrong

There is a better way to cook bacon. Picture: Supplied

IT TURNS out there is a much better way to cook bacon

Miscarriage linked to rockmelon virus

A sixth Victorian has been diagnosed with listeria traced to NSW rockmelons. Generic picture

A THIRD person has died from contaminated Aussie rockmelons

Eel shortage could be bad news for sushi lovers

Sushi lovers could feel the effects of an eel shortage on the international market.

Sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch of eel shortage

The biggest problem with grocery shopping

Foods containing nutrients that are protective for our health — high fibre, high fruit and vegetable content, low saturated fat, low salt, low sugar — score higher on the 0.5 to maximum five star rating scale.

THE Health Star Rating has been on our supermarket shelves since 2014

'A walking heart attack': Skinny mum's 'fat' wake up call

SKINNY FAT: Despite being normal weight, Boonah mum Kate Bennie, 39, was at an extremely high risk of a heart attack or stroke - her cholesterol results were "off the charts".

Slim, fit and looking good but this Boonah mum was not healthy

Indoor plants trend is catching on

BRINGING the outdoors inside is all about blurring the traditional lines of our designated living spaces, plus it's ideal for our penchant for outdoor living.

Mum’s messy house photo blows up online

The image that the woman posted on the Mumsnet forum. Picture: Mumsnet

"Is my living room a mess by your standards?"

Teacher’s insanely tidy Kmart pantry

Inside Kathie's amazing organised pantry.

Teacher tidies up with help from Kmart.

Practical outlook can be perfect decorating solution

Adding attractive, practical garden fencing is just one of many ways you can create more impact.

Many successful interior projects began at a hardware store

Look after your lisbons

Lisbon is one of the most common lemon varieties grown in Australia and is a great citrus for a large backyard

Try these tropical show-stoppers

Begonia Corallina hybrid.

Begonias are easy on the eye and easy to grow

Ridiculous hipster event is peak Sydney

Jungle Collective's Rumble in the Jungle plant sale

If your name’s not down, Sydneysider, you’re not getting in

Gardener's pioneering push leaves magnificent legacy

Harry Laidlaw was a driving force behind the creation of the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.

Councillor, family pay tribute to humble gardener

A different kind of 'pet'

Peacock plants (Calathea makoyana).

A different kind of 'pet'

Turn over a new leaf

Cordyline leaves background

Turn over a new leaf

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

Shameful truth behind this map

THIS looks like a pretty standard map of the world. But it reveals some big dangers to travellers.

Forget renting, this costs just $1 a day

The inspiring family of five. Picture: One day we should

“We have spent a total of $1765.70 on accommodation."

Sorry kids, this resort is off limits


Adults only: This luxury resort in the Madives caters to 21 and over

Hotel guest’s game-changing room key hack

A traveller needing to charge her phone made a stunning discovery

Pick these seats for best in-flight sleep

There are plenty of clever techniques for sleeping on a plane. This is not one of them.

All we want is some proper shut-eye on a flight

Historic plantation home reveals story of slavery

The Heydel Estate, now the Whitney Plantation Museum.

Museum shows dark past of the United States' deep south.

Airline’s blunder: ‘I just laughed’

NextJet accidentally sent a commercial flight in the wrong direction. Picture: Anna Zvereva

A GROUP of passengers landed 970 kilometres away from their intended destination

Married At First Sight: Nasser had a secret girlfriend

THE MAFS contestants reunited on radio this morning and things got tense when Sarah dropped a bombshell about Nasser.

Bach stars had to get permission before sex

Bachelor In Paradise contestant Laurina Fleure. Picture: Channel 10

Contestant reveals the rules producers put around sex

MAFS twins sizzle in men’s magazine

Married At First Sight twins Sharon and Michelle Marsh. Picture: MAXIM

Pair say show editing leaves things out of context

Robin Williams ‘humped, grabbed’

The comedian got away with behaviour that would look ‘appalling on paper’, said the actress, including walking on set naked and breaking wind on her. Picture: Jim Britt/ABC

“I had the grossest things done to me by him."

What's on the big screen this week

The character Peter (voiced by James Corden) in a scene from the movie Peter Rabbit.

A CHEEKY vegetable-stealing rabbit returns to the screen.

Osher takes you behind scenes of Bachelor in Paradise

Osher Gunsberg hosts the TV series Bachelor in Paradise.

Past Bachelor and Bachelorette get a second shot at romance.

Tracey’s secret sexts exposed

Tracey is blime-fibe-eb one final time.

James Weir recaps Married At First Sight 2018 episode 32: Finale

Kmart queen’s $3 must-have item

ANNMAREE Smith has nearly 60,000 followers on her Kmart page. And when she found a bargain item in the stationary aisle they rushed out to buy it.

REVEALED: Future of Coast's Myer store amid closure talks

The retail giant has confirmed it will close stores after a massive fall in profit.

Plaza a top performing centre, Myer bosses say business as usual

‘I’m not a size 18, Kmart’

There is no sizing standard in Australia, which often leaves shoppers frustrated when trying to find the right fit.

What is going on with Kmart’s ’crazy sizing’ for clothes?

Learn to love layers in jewellery

weekend closet 4

Transform your look with simple layering of accessories.

'I woke up crying': Dodgy haircut devastates woman

A haircut that "could have been done better with the dog clippers" has brought a woman to tears.

'It looks like a mop, you can mop the floors with my head'

Nude shoe campaign sparks outrage

A social media campaign for a Melbourne based shoe company has angered some social media users for being exploitative.

A Aussie fashion designer campaign has been slammed online

Best buys from Zara’s new online store

Zara launched its new online store in Australia today. Picture:

SUMMER has gone and deserted us like a fickle lover

Australians to be hit with shopping tax

THE cost of online shopping could be about to skyrocket thanks to a new government plan targeting parcels sent from overseas.

What to expect from Zara’s online store

Get your credit cards ready ... Zara will launch online in Australia on March 14. Picture: Scott Fletcher

Spanish retail giant Zara seems to be going from strength to strength

Samsung’s new TV changes everything

Ambient Mode and Samsung's signature Invisible Cable will help these TVs seamlessly blend into their surroundings.

IT WASN’T so long ago that TVs were giant, ugly boxes

Woolies scraps gift card expiry

RETAIL giant Woolworths is scrapping the expiry dates on all its gift cards

Woolworths is scrapping the expiry dates on all its gift cards

Trick to save a loaf of stale bread

This quick trick will bring back your stale bread.

THE way to bring life back to stale bread has been revealed

Coles ditches ‘Down, Down’ ads

Coles has launched a new slogan, ‘Good Things Are Happening’.

“Good Things Are Happening At Coles”

The bag that costs more than a house

The bag that cost more than a two-bedr apartment in Brisbane. Picture: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

These bags can offer a huge return on your cash.

'Some of the things will stay with me for life'

A FIRST-TIME Queensland MP has opened up about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving as a soldier in Afghanistan.

Cure for coeliac disease? How to get on USC vaccine trials

Gluten-free diets are difficult to maintain.

Coeliac disease could become a thing of the past

Coast firefighter's eye opening cancer battle

PLEA FOR HELP: Popular Coast rural firefighter Troy Harris has a brain tumour which if untreated could rob him of his eyesight. He will head to Sydney for $90,000 surgery.

$100,000 surgery or risk it all to chance

10 tips to fall asleep more quickly

majority of Australians are not getting enough sleep

'She would just drop': Mum's terror over child's condition

Tayla Stinton underwent life-changing brain surgery in 2016. The surgery removed a small section of Tayla's brain that had suffered considerable damage before and after her birth.

Tayla used to wake up in a hospital bed and have no idea why.

Coast man's dreaded haircut to raise money for a cause

BYE 'LOCS: Coast man Rohann Balfour is shaving off his massive dreadlocks that he has been growing for sixteen years to raise money for the Cancer Council.

Rohann Balfour is shaving off 17 years worth of dreadlocks growth.

CRACKDOWN: Snap audits on aged care facilities

Being depressed is not part of being old ... one of the myths the new training aims to dispel. Picture: iStock

"Every senior Australian deserves to be treated with dignity."

Heinz misled consumers over ‘healthy’ snacks

HEINZ said its Little Kids Shredz product was as nutritious as fresh fruit. In a scathing judgment, a court has found otherwise.

'I used DNA to track down my dad'

Ryan Jon with the family he never knew Ryan Jon found his biological dad in London

'What happened after my life went viral

Baby dies from suspected meningococcal

There’s a shortage of some meningococcal vaccines. Picture: AFP/Miguel Schincariol

A baby boy has died from a suspected case of meningococcal

Embracing difference with autism blog

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Gerado and Amy Iacullo with their three children Romeo, 4, Mia, 2 and 8-month-old Mateo. Amy has started a blog to further autism awareness, offer tips for parents and inspire people to embrace "different”.

Bundy mum's new blog gaining traction

YOUR SAY: Concert no place for a four-month-old baby

Ed Sheeran performing at his concert on the Thursday 15th of March at ANZ Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park. Picture: Christian Gilles

Chronicle readers were not moved by the woman's complaint.

Ed Sheeran fan told to buy extra ticket for breastfeeding son

Ed Sheeran performing at his concert on the Thursday 15th of March at ANZ Stadium at Sydney Olympic Park. Picture: Christian Gilles

Mum’s fury at ‘ridiculous’ Ed Sheeran concert rule

Kids’ hilarious revenge on mum goes viral

Michelle said she was impressed at the creativity of her four kids, who are aged between eight and 13

Mum confiscates kids’ iPhones and tablets, their payback is genius

‘Curvy girl’ married to ‘Mr 6-Pack’ responds to trolls

THE WOMAN married to “Mr Six-Pack” has spoken about the brutal messages she receives and explained why her husband loves her just the way she is.

Why I got banned from Tinder

Alita will have to go back to more normal profile pics if she’s to be allowed back on the app.

Alita found a way to break through, and it got her banned

Girl discovers Tinder, attacks boyfriend with samurai sword

Alex Lovell, 29, was left with life threatening injuries when he was attacked by his girlfriend who was armed with a samurai sword.

Woman allegedly tries to slaughter boyfriend with a samurai sword