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Wed 8 Aug 2018

Damage as Bruce Highway melts beneath vehicles

Damage as Bruce Highway melts beneath vehicles

Motorists left fuming after dodgy road repair damage vehicles.

Fined for parking in own driveway

Fined for parking in own driveway

Everyone hates a parking ticket. But this Perth woman was outright shocked to get a $60 fine for parking in her driveway.

JAWS WIDE OPEN: Shark leaps out of water at researcher

JAWS WIDE OPEN: Shark leaps out of water at researcher

VIDEO: As he scans the water for sharks one jumps out of the ocean below him and lunges at his feet.

Chilling details of Aussie UFO mystery

Chilling details of Aussie UFO mystery

RARE audio of an American physicist discussing one of Australia’s greatest unsolved UFO cases, could shed light on the baffling events of the 1966 incident.

Rich homeowners leave snobby note on charity truck

Rich homeowners leave snobby note on charity truck

A COUPLE of rich homeowners left a snobby note on a charity worker’s vehicle claiming it “lowers the tone” of their new neighbourhood.

Woman helps man short on cash - it’s Keith Urban

Woman helps man short on cash - it’s Keith Urban

THE long-haired man looked down-and-out and was a few dollars short at the servo. A grandmother paid his bill. “Thanks”, he said. “My name is Keith”.

Ruby Rose to play ‘gay’ Batwoman

Ruby Rose to play ‘gay’ Batwoman

AUSSIE star Ruby Rose has signed on to play Batwoman in a new US TV series, the first show ever to focus on an LGBTQ superhero.

How a flake changed way we eat breakfast

How a flake changed way we eat breakfast

DIETICAN Lena Cooper was the first person to say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Tourist gets $65,000 worth of speeding fines in Lamborghini

Tourist gets $65,000 worth of speeding fines in Lamborghini

THE rental car driver clocked up 33 fines at speeds of up to 230km/h in just three hours. Now he just has to get his passport back.

Star’s daughter flees ‘sex cult’

Star’s daughter flees ‘sex cult’

Actress Catherine Oxenberg has revealed that her daughter has cut ties with an alleged sex cult and has reunited with her family.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

'I was flabbergasted': Boatie's rare sighting off CQ coast

'I was flabbergasted': Boatie's rare sighting off CQ coast

'SO I cruised over to see if I could get it, it looked pretty big and then it moved'.

Hilarious reason new Disney movie’s banned in China

Hilarious reason new Disney movie’s banned in China

THE new Winnie the Pooh movie was released around the world on the weekend — but it won’t be shown in China anytime soon.

Nursing home pair flee to heavy metal festival

Nursing home pair flee to heavy metal festival

TWO elderly men who fled their nursing home were eventually found enjoying one of the world’s biggest heavy metal music festivals.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

The big cat hot spots across south-west Queensland

The big cat hot spots across south-west Queensland

RECKON you've spotted a big cat lurking in the Queensland bushland? This documentary crew wants to know about it.

RUSH HOUR: Disgust over ‘rude’ tip experiment

RUSH HOUR: Disgust over ‘rude’ tip experiment

A MAN was criticised online as “cheap” and “rude” after boasting about an experimental tipping method he tried while out to dinner with his wife.

‘Fake news’ T-shirts anger journos

‘Fake news’ T-shirts anger journos

A MUSEUM in Washington DC has been forced to stop selling Donald Trump-inspired T-shirts slamming the media after journalists complained.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

IN PICS: Australia’s wildest racing carnival

IN PICS: Australia’s wildest racing carnival

AUSTRALIA’S wildest racing carnival, where letting and getting loose is the order of the day, is living up to its reputation.

Salties caught ravaging giant pig on camera

Salties caught ravaging giant pig on camera

TOURISTS well and truly got their money’s worth on a jumping croc tour, when two of the Top End’s most iconic salties, Brutus and Dominator, went head to head over...

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Department confirms croc sighting in Mullers Lagoon

Department confirms croc sighting in Mullers Lagoon

REPORTS of a 1.5 metre freshwater crocodile swimming in Mullers Lagoon have prompted a warning from wildlife officers.

Witness reports yowie sighting north of Roma

Witness reports yowie sighting north of Roma

Could the mysterious creature be calling the southwest home?

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