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Sat 18 Aug 2018

Why more employers should offer ‘pawternity’ leave

premium_icon Why more employers should offer ‘pawternity’ leave

MODERN life is filled with situations that require us to take time away from the office but don’t fall under the category of sick leave, writes Jill Poulsen.

Justin Bieber rejected by Aussie ace’s girl

Justin Bieber rejected by Aussie ace’s girl

JUSTIN Bieber is used to getting what he wants, but he had to settle for second against Supercars driver David Reynolds.

Teen genius behind brilliant invention

Teen genius behind brilliant invention

SHE’S only 17 and she’s already taught herself how to be an engineer and come up with four clever inventions.

Ivanka devastated by ScarJo skit

Ivanka devastated by ScarJo skit

A “THIN-SKINNED” Ivanka Trump could “not stop talking” about Scarlett Johansson’s parody of her on Saturday Night Live, it’s been revealed.

Female serial killer’s suicide pact

Female serial killer’s suicide pact

Joanna Dennehy, a notorious female serial killers, attempted to take her own life in an apparent suicide pact with her prison cell lover.

Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

premium_icon Dancing tractor 'Tready' takes on world record attempt

Tready the dancing tractor and Richie are a couple of dare devils with a world record attempt in their sights.

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Women targeted over zipper fetish

Women targeted over zipper fetish

HORRIFIED women selling clothes on Facebook say they are being harassed by a fetishist who has an obsession with zips.

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE: Brazen big giraffe theft caught on CCTV

FOOTAGE has been obtained of the giraffe theft that occurred on Mary St in the Gympie region.

Creepy message hidden on gravestone

Creepy message hidden on gravestone

BEFORE he died, this man decided to carve a cryptic message into his own gravestone and there is a very creepy reason why he did it.

$100m Powerball jackpot goes off

$100m Powerball jackpot goes off

THE $100 million Powerball jackpot has been drawn and two lucky people have won a life-changing $50 million.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Mayo claim that sparked an uproar

Mayo claim that sparked an uproar

THIS article about mayonnaise left the internet baffled and bewildered. How did one humble condiment stir up so much drama?

Sex robots are the new ‘marriage aids’

Sex robots are the new ‘marriage aids’

A CANADIAN scientist has claimed sex robots may soon become as vital to modern homes as a microwave oven, serving as “marriage aids” in and out of the bedroom.

Uncertain future of supermarket giant Coles

Uncertain future of supermarket giant Coles

COLES supermarkets dominate Australian suburbs. But the retail giant’s hold on the market is shaky, and it’s ripe for a takeover.

Missing dad found with new wife

Missing dad found with new wife

A BRITISH father reported missing by his partner of nearly three decades has surfaced in the United States married to another woman.

Nasty note to mum and sick son

Nasty note to mum and sick son

A MUM was left devastated after receiving an abusive note calling her a “lazy b*tch” for parking in a disabled spot to take her terminally ill son to hospital.

Football club’s awkward X-rated mishap

Football club’s awkward X-rated mishap

ENGLISH football fans were shocked when screens around the ground suddenly started showing some X-rated material.

Mystery pooper is school chief

Mystery pooper is school chief

A SCHOOL official earning a six-figure salary has been unmasked as the mystery pooper who defecated on a high school campus “on a daily basis”.

Queensland’s pub with no peer hits the market

premium_icon Queensland’s pub with no peer hits the market

ONE of Australia’s best-known pubs, in a town on most travellers’ bucket lists that has played host to the nation’s great and good, is up for sale.

Why the Gympie Muster is the best festival in Australia

premium_icon Why the Gympie Muster is the best festival in Australia

Their two worlds became one 19 months ago through a shared love of country music.

PHOTOS: Campers keen with 8 sleeps left before Gympie Muster

premium_icon PHOTOS: Campers keen with 8 sleeps left before Gympie Muster

Excited newcomers and familiar faces alike have continued filing in to the Amamoor Creek State Forest grounds.

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