Off Beat News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Big lotto win for Charleville mates

Big lotto win for Charleville mates

Three friends from Charleville decided to buy a lotto ticket over some after work drinks. They ended up winning more than $444,000 each.

‘She clearly doesn’t care about her friend’

‘She clearly doesn’t care about her friend’

THE woman who pushed a schoolgirl off an 18-metre bridge has been slammed after she was pictured partying at a fair just days after shoving her friend.

RUSH HOUR: Furious debate over cup illusion

RUSH HOUR: Furious debate over cup illusion

FORGET the Yanny or Laurel debate, there is a new viral sensation sweeping social media with people unable to figure out if this cup is round or square.

IKEA’s world first for Australia

IKEA’s world first for Australia

IKEA is giving Australians the taste of a new, world first — but it won’t be at their colossal flagship stores across the country.

Police ‘recruit’ foiled Ku Klux Klan’s plans

Police ‘recruit’ foiled Ku Klux Klan’s plans

WHEN African American police officer Ron Stallworth found an ad for information on the KKK he sent them a note, but he never expected to get a response

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

Bowen Basin sinkhole potentially linked to historic mining

A SINKHOLE near Clermont may be linked to historical mining activity, according to the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

Couple starts married life with lotto win

Couple starts married life with lotto win

A NEWLYWED couple has had a dream start to marriage after winning first division in Saturday Gold Lotto.

Terminally ill boy ‘marries’ his mum

Terminally ill boy ‘marries’ his mum

GUESTS were reduced to tears as seven-year-old Logan Mountcastle went down the aisle with his mum at a fairytale Disney-themed wedding.

Man ‘put semen in co-worker’s drink’

Man ‘put semen in co-worker’s drink’

A DISGRUNTLED employee has been charged with lacing the drink of his female co-worker with semen in an act of revenge over a row at work.

Runaway cow causes Bruce Hwy crash

Runaway cow causes Bruce Hwy crash

A RUNAWAY cow caused a car to crash on the Bruce Highway early this morning.

Tattoo that cost woman a job

Tattoo that cost woman a job

LYNLEY Baker seemed a shoo-in for a plum job with Air New Zealand. Until it found out about the Tinker Bell tatt on her back.

VIDEO: ‘Has a stranger goal ever been scored?’

VIDEO: ‘Has a stranger goal ever been scored?’

ENGLAND stormed into the quarterfinals of the women’s under-20 World Cup with a one-of-kind goal we can’t stop watching.

Horror as lightning strikes boys

Horror as lightning strikes boys

CCTV cameras captured the terrifying moment two teenage boys were hit by a bolt of lightning while walking through a park.

Sad news for island castaway

Sad news for island castaway

AUSTRALIA’S own island castaway is said to be grieving over the death of one of his closest island allies — a dingo.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

School adopts two puppies for student therapy

School adopts two puppies for student therapy

Two cute and cuddly puppies are making a difference.

‘Gross’ way woman made fortune

‘Gross’ way woman made fortune

DR SANDRA Lee’s videos are revolting, but we just can’t look away. And they’ve made her seriously rich. WARNING: Graphic

Hidden clue behind $135m heist

Hidden clue behind $135m heist

IN 1985, a priceless painting vanished. This “quiet” couple may have been the culprits — and they dropped secret hints the whole time.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

WATCH: Woman caught shaving legs in drinking fountain

WATCH: Woman caught shaving legs in drinking fountain

YOU will never be able to look at a communal drinking fountain the same away after this.

HOT CHOOK: Bikinis for chickens a big hit at EKKA

HOT CHOOK: Bikinis for chickens a big hit at EKKA

YOUNG Mt Larcom framer, Max Cosgrove is famous for his chicken fashion

Giant human makes 2.1m star look tiny

Giant human makes 2.1m star look tiny

AT 2.1m tall, NBA star Kevin Love is a giant. At least you think he is, right up until he poses for a photo next to Yao Ming.

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