Our man in Paris: Highlights from the 2016 Paris Motor Show

Numerous eye-catching concepts join the production ready models on show at Paris, with more emphasis than ever on our electric future

2017 Kia Rio specifications and features

The 2017 Kia Rio goes on show at the Paris Motor Show.

The 2017 Kio Rio will be upgraded soon after launch.

FRI Sep 30: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Kick those kilos, team!

Get outdoors to rack up some extra kilometres for your town!

TOTALLY HOOKED: Anglers target Everglades' bass

PURSUIT OVER: Sam Stiller with a good-size bass.

Let's talk about native Australian species

A look at one of angling's major advancements

The North Coast Fishing Bonanza will be held from September 29 to October 2, based in Ballina. Pictured getting ready for the annual competition are (from left) co-organiser John Starkey from Gamakatsu, Jackon Mitchell, Alyssa Starkey and Tyler Starkey.

At braid's core is a plastic used in such things as body armour

Forza Horizon 3 review: Australia's never looked so good

Fancy racing a freight train?

Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Twelve Apostles feature

Coffs a hot spot for X Factor star

GET READY: Taylor Henderson will be performing in Coffs Harbour on Wednesday night.

Taylor Henderson loves performing outside the big cities

328kmh! The world's fastest VW Beetle

FLYING DUB: Production VW Beetle's 2.0-litre engine modified to 405kW to help break the 200mph barrier.

Rapid bug smashes Beetle Land Speed Record

'Most magical zippys ever': Bonds' Disney onesies on the way

The onesies will be available in a series Mickey and Minnie prints

World’s first baby born using new ‘three-parent’ technique

The birth of a baby using a new ‘three-parent baby’ technique in Mexico could speed the creation of a similar child in the UK New Hope Fertility Centre

‘Hopefully, this will tame the more zealous critics...'

Woman asks if it's wrong to sleep naked with teen son

The question quickly racked up more than 500,000 viewers

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

'UNREAL': Paddler videos moment whale swims under his board

Surfer Ziggy Albert (blond hair) and his paddle buddy on their way to Old Woman Island enjoyed the encounter of a lifetime when a mother whale and her calf popped up in front of them.

You couldn't find a better way to start the day than this

'Your actions will see us lose 4WD access to beaches'

Andrew Trezise posted these photos on the Ballina Information Exchange Facebook page, warning people not to drive on the dunes of Seven Mile Beach.

4WD users shame the "irresponsible" people who drive on dunes

Quality bream being caught using 'smelly' baits

Fishing from Woolgoolga Headland.

Most of the estuary action is still close to the ocean

SURF ALERT: Small but fun waves possible

The surf will be struggling in the 1m (+/-) range, depending upon location, and conditions will be poor.

The surf will be struggling in the 1m (+/-) range

The important reason why this Tannum tree is decorated

A memorial for former Tannum Sands woman Renee Snell has been set up at the Tannum Sands beach.

There's a special reason why this tree is decorated

Give dad the gift of bass fishing on Father's Day

Sunset at Dicky Beach. Photo: Brett Wortman/Sunshine Coast Daily

Father's Day and opening weekend of a new bass season?

How lab-grown meat is already here

NGAI Tahu Farming chief executive Andrew Priest has tasted the future.

The perfect breakfast for losing weight

This breakfast tastes so good you won't even notice it's healthy

Recipe: Saucy one-pot braised brisket

Dominique Rizzo's beef brisket recipe.

Rich Italian-style slow braised brisket the next big dish

Australia's best black tea is grown on the Sunshine Coast

Arakai Estate tea plantation, Bellthorpe, in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Meet the family behind our very own award-winning tea plantation.

Now you can order groceries from your fridge

Technology has officially made shopping lists redundant

The best eggplant lasagne you'll ever taste

Get your free eggplant seeds with today's paper!

HERE’S a myth – Vegetarian food is boring.

The secret to perfect roast potatoes every time

Use floury potatoes for this dish and flavour with herbs or garlic.

These spuds are heaven in a mouthful.

Can you help solve the mystery of this WWI photograph?

AN OLD family portrait that could date back to World War 1 has captured the imagination of local history buffs.

DARREN PALMER: How to make a house a home

At home with interior designer Darren Palmer.

A home should be personal, says influential interior designer

How to turn your Pinterest addiction into cash

Pinterest is a fun and free app that's easy to use.

Six ways to make money pinning

Six simple hacks you need to know before moving house

Finding the move stressful? These handy tips will help

President puts orchids on show

WOOLGOOLGA District Orchid Society president to put flowering plants on display.

The healing power of community gardens

RAY OF SUNSHINE: Working at the permaculture garden at Yandina has helped Michelle Parry to reconnect with the community.

How a grieving mother-to-be found healing in the garden

Gardening: Scents of spring for the subtropical gardener

Daphne Eternal Fragrance.

Introducing a fragrant plant that can withstand the Aussie climate

Burns survivor rides high on Carnival of Flowers float

Dalbys Johanna Sinnamon is the children's hospital ambassador who will ride on the Range Woolworths float in the Grand Central Floral Parade. Carnival of Flowers 2016.

Johanna won't let burns stop her living an active life

Bougainvillea: the plant gardeners either love or hate

Southbank's iconic bougainvillea-adorned pathway.

It thrives all year but it also throws up some thorny problems

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

Pink New Zealand tea-tree.

Winter burst of colour brightens up the garden ahead of spring

Mid-air terror for Warwick journo

AFTER travelling around the world and exploring different cities in four countries, I was elated with the experience but itching to get home.

We asked: Where do the travel experts go on holidays?

The Barossa Valley in all its incredible glory. Photo credit: Ben Goode

EVER wondered where the travel experts go on holidays? We have!

Hidden gem: Traditional farming in the the Netherlands

Traditional Limburg-style homes are on show at Nonke Buusjke in the Netherlands.

This farm uses techniques that are thousands of years-old

Travel: No one sleeps when the white lion hunts for a mate

A handsome beast: the male white lion.

We heard the lion long before we saw him

Travel: Brisbane offers up lots to do this spring

STAY AND PLAY: Blanc de Blanc was one of many great events taking place in different venues across Brisbane during the next few months.

Brisbane now a worthy competitor to its southern sisters

Swim with the whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth.

The hardest part about this Cape adventure is leaving.

Rob Kardashian admits his first crush was his sister Kim

ROB Kardashian has confessed he had a crush on his sister Kim Kardashian West when he was younger.

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E3: Who's Gonna Take The Weight

Mahershala Ali in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E2: Code of the Streets review

Simone Missick and Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Kim Kardashian West 'sick of talking about Taylor Swift'

Kim Kardashian West is sick of talking about Taylor Swift.

Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition

Justin Bieber has been ordered to travel to Miami for a deposition

Sludge metal heaven served up across Australia

Black Rheno bring their stripped back sludge metal through regional Australia.

Black Rheno to hit a town near you

Prog metal upstarts to tour Australia

Caligula’s Horse, one of the country’s most exciting and innovative progressive bands, will hit the road for a national tour in November.

Australian prog masters announce national tour

Down syndrome model rocks New York Fashion Week

Mount Crosby teen hits the catwalk for third season

2016 Emmy Awards red carpet fashions

Sarah Hyland arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

STARS of the small screen are frocked up for US TV's night of nights

OPINION: There's beauty in equality

Korinne Lardner - Capture the moment photography with Carissa Cross is amazing.

I'VE always been a little weirded out by weddings.

EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?

Research shows one in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals.

One in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals

Mackay fitness trainers launch new line of 'active wear'

The W-Active Wear range has been launched by local gym owners Luke and Rebecca Goodale.

Gym launches a dynamic new range of supportive workout gear

The wedding dress that 'almost crashed the internet'

Anna Dutton of Anna Dutton Couture posted photos of a dress she designed for Melissa Buckton.

Award-winning Mackay designer creates online sensation with dress

How to make homemade deodorant

Make your armpits happy the natural way.

Now, I know you're going to ask why

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

FORGET the fridge note. How about leaving a voice recording on your fridge. Or a love heart. How about ordering your groceries from there.

iPhone 7 Plus: Are two cameras really better than one?

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A single photo can involve a staggering 100 billion operations

Bad news for online shoppers purchasing from overseas

Online shoppers could be blocked from buying from their favourite overseas businesses under new plans by the Federal Government

Online shoppers could be blocked from overseas websites next year

Have a new $5 note? Expect to run into problems

The new $5 note.

Customers are having their notes rejected.

Samsung Gear S3 evolves into smarter, tougher timepiece

The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier edition.

New toughened Gorilla glass and four day battery are features

US earphone company Jaybird homes in on the Coast

INNOVATOR: Immanuel Lutheran College graduate Judd Armstrong, 42, is the founder of wireless earphones company Jaybird.

If flapping earphone cables give you the sh**s, read this

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

High protein, low carb diet put in doubt

Common dietary advice has been turned on its head by new research finding that a low protein, high carbohydrate diet stimulates the "fountain of youth".

Live to be 100

LIVE LONG: Relaxation to combat stress can help you live longer.

live to be 100

'My twin would be proud': Lauren kicks 33kg in 32 weeks

KICKING GOALS AND KILOS: Grand Finalist in the Rapid Loss weight-loss competition, Hervey Bay's Lauren Kertland is now living life to the fullest.

In 32 weeks Lauren dropped from 94kg to 61kg

Suicide rate reaches 10-year high

Eight people per day last year took their own life

WED Sep 28: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

Portrait of athletic mature woman resting after jogging. Beautiful senior blonde woman running at the park on a sunny day. Female runner listening to music while jogging.

NOT too much movement on the Kick the Kilos leaderboard.

Injuries during childbirth still common for Aussie women

62% of Aussie women were still experiencing symptoms more than one year after birth.

Childbirth still isn't perfectly safe, a Medibank study reminds us

TUES Sept 27: Kick the Kilos leaderboard

young fitness woman runner running on sunrise road

AND Tweed is back in the game.

Jamie Oliver needs baby help

JAMIE and Jools Oliver have hired a nanny to help care for their baby son River because looking after him and their four other kids was leaving them exhausted.

Couple devastated after son's stillbirth

GRIEVING: Jason Clifford with his son Phoenix Rain Clifford.

SHE begged her son to wake up, to take a breath.

Getting kids hooked on fishing a page at a time

BETWEEN LINES: Fishing guru Rob Paxevanos and Sunshine Coast division two councillor Tim Dwyer listen up as Hailey reads some tips from Kids Fishing, the book she and her dad have written.

Father-daughter duo write kids fishing book

Anne Hathaway's pregnancy lies

ANNE Hathaway is only a good liar when she is pregnant.

Infographic: How Australia tweets about dads

Father and child

This Father's Day, twitter has released some fun stats

Want to lose weight but hate the gym? Dave's your man

BUSY: Dave Cowan-Clark has found plenty of traction with his new fitness business bringing PT sessions to people's homes, especially new mums struggling with routines. Dave gives instructions to Madison Tolhurst.

Young mother or a busy professional struggling to get to the gym?

Coast dad fights suicide for son who died

Andy Marriott lost his son to suicide and now he works to help others.  Photo: John McCutcheon / Sunshine Coast Daily

Dad takes up fight against suicide

Ten-year-old's hilarious rules for boy who has crush on her

A 10-year-old girl, who deems herself too young to have a boyfriend, has laid down some ground rules for a classmate who has a crush on her.

Suicide of sex video woman sparks calls for change

Titziana Cantone had killed herself after the video emerged online and became the subject of internet parodies and jokes Facebook.

Images and videos began to appear on porn sites and spread virally

TV Insider: Married at First Sight's diversity applauded

Craig and Andy at their wedding in New Zealand in a scene from Married At First Sight.

Sydneysiders Andy and Craig faced more scrutiny than anyone else

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

It's the case of the man drought for many Australian towns.

Women outnumber men in Australia