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Thu 21 Mar 2019

Surprising generation are buying electric cars

Surprising generation are buying electric cars

The younger generation has been driving the movement for lower emissions but the group most likely to buy and electric car isn’t what you’d expect.

FLAT EARTHERS: Bizarre trip to prove ‘end of the world’

FLAT EARTHERS: Bizarre trip to prove ‘end of the world’

A GROUP of “flat Earth” conspiracy theorists is heading to the “end of the world” in a bizarre trip to prove the planet isn’t a sphere.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

The unfortunate owner of this extremely rare supercar valued at about $2 million has had a seriously bad weekend.

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

A stylish Mercedes-Benz SL500 disappeared back in 1991 but it has been recovered in mint condition and is ready to fetch a big price.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

$200 kids' event an ‘absolute disgrace’

$200 kids' event an ‘absolute disgrace’

A SYDNEY mum who spent $200 on an immersive Willy Wonka-style experience for her children says the event was an “absolute disgrace”.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

MAFS, it’s time to get rid of Jessika

MAFS, it’s time to get rid of Jessika

You’re not fooling anyone, Jessika. We all know exactly why you’re staying around — but the torture of poor Mick has got to stop.

Mum births six babies in record time

Mum births six babies in record time

A MOTHER has given birth to two sets of twin boys and one lot of twin girls in an eye-wateringly fast time.

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

‘Pathetic woman … put a jacket on’

The woman threatened with being kicked off a flight because of her crop top has been slammed on social media after appearing on a TV show.

‘Nose bitten’ in horror mid-air brawl

‘Nose bitten’ in horror mid-air brawl

PLANE passengers were mortified after seeing a drunk flyer’s disturbing attack on another man, which started because a woman wouldn’t put her shoes on.

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

Teacher tells mum no homemade biscuits in son's lunchbox

The mum's sweet treats were returned to her with her son's lunchbox at the end of the day with a stern note from his teacher

There for the region

There for the region

A local ladies' group is giving back to the community.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Stonehenge study reveals ancient secrets

Stonehenge study reveals ancient secrets

STONEHENGE has long been a source of fascination among archaeologists, and new research shows the social significance of the famous site.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Potters build up new expertise

Potters build up new expertise

A local club held a series of workshops, thanks to a grant.

Teen helps others succeed

Teen helps others succeed

Teenager becomes a role model for young people in Emerald.

New director is people focused

New director is people focused

Emerald Hospital's new director wants to build relationships with patients.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.

Hippy cafe’s ‘sick’ $8 smoothie

Hippy cafe’s ‘sick’ $8 smoothie

A BYRON Bay cafe has truly taken its love of Mother Nature to the next level, by serving colostrum in $8 tonic smoothies.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

WTF are all these signs around Coffs all about?

WTF are all these signs around Coffs all about?

If you thought the WTF highway signs were a bit risque wait until you see the bloke who's behind them.

Boy’s letter to Qantas CEO goes viral

Boy’s letter to Qantas CEO goes viral

“Please take me seriously,” 10-year-old airline enthusiast Alex Jacquot wrote to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce. Now his passion has paid off.

Rare sight from space station sparks scramble for answers

Rare sight from space station sparks scramble for answers

AN incredible picture of a rare cloud phenomenon captured from the International Space Station has people asking some strange questions.

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