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Mon 22 Apr 2019

Butt-eating Gympie turtle sparks litterbug outrage

premium_icon Butt-eating Gympie turtle sparks litterbug outrage

'You'd think smokers would be minding their p's and q's a little bit more closely, especially given they're upset about the legislation already.'

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

Psychopaths versus sociopaths: what is the difference?

PSYCHOPATH and sociopath are popular psychology terms to describe violent monsters born of our worst nightmares. And they hide among us.

$1 million first division Lotto win unclaimed

premium_icon $1 million first division Lotto win unclaimed

One first division prize is a million dollar ticket sold at Cotton Tree News Maroochydore.

Where those Kevin 07 T-shirts are hiding

Where those Kevin 07 T-shirts are hiding

IF YOU ever thought the memorable merchandise that followed the Kevin 07 campaign trail was long gone, think again. Because the T-shirts live on.

McGregor makes shock fight return

McGregor makes shock fight return

CONOR McGregor announced last month he was retiring from MMA, but he never said anything about boxing as he made his grand return.

Should Prince Harry be our next Governor-General?

Should Prince Harry be our next Governor-General?

PRINCE Harry has reportedly been put forward for the role of Australia’s Governor-General by palace aides keen to utilise his “rock star” status.

Man arrested following nude run

premium_icon Man arrested following nude run

He initially approached police and then ran away

Nose tickle prompts an awkward exchange with Queen Elizabeth

premium_icon Nose tickle prompts an awkward exchange with Queen Elizabeth

MANY want to be close the Queen of England but sometimes it pays to keep some distance, especially during flu season.

Child sucks on used condom at Macca’s

Child sucks on used condom at Macca’s

A COUPLE was horrified when they reportedly found their two-year-old sucking on a used condom at a McDonald’s in Australia.

Annoying new social media trend

Annoying new social media trend

The latest trend among some social media users attempting to make their friends jealous.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

TV host brutally sledges global icon

TV host brutally sledges global icon

One of the planet’s best-loved living treasures has just been insulted on air — and the outraged public has come out swinging.

Man-eating boar, eagle attack: 9 crazy Gympie animal yarns

premium_icon Man-eating boar, eagle attack: 9 crazy Gympie animal yarns

We've never been short of quirky animal yarns in the Gympie region, so here's a list of the most memorable ones.

Bad park not such a bad effort, at .256 per cent

premium_icon Bad park not such a bad effort, at .256 per cent

Extremely drunk driver says he has battled grog for years

What is '420 Day' and how can you celebrate it?

premium_icon What is '420 Day' and how can you celebrate it?

THE origins of the day is the subject of an "endless discussion", but there'll be music and chocolate, so we're in.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Man’s naked lunchtime CBD stroll

premium_icon Man’s naked lunchtime CBD stroll

Perhaps he was drunk or had lost a bet but either way this bloke was wearing nothing but a baseball cap Wednesday afternoon as he walked through the Brisbane CBD.

UK woman’s list of what Aussies hate

UK woman’s list of what Aussies hate

The uni lecturer has developed a detailed list of all the things locals consider bad form. Is this really what we are like?

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Clever idea saves stranded couple from croc infested area

Clever idea saves stranded couple from croc infested area

A YOUNG couple who became stranded in a national park were rescued after they came up with a clever plan to save themselves.

Mums in frenzy over $1.25 product's magic power on stains

Mums in frenzy over $1.25 product's magic power on stains

This cleaning product isn't meant for tiles but an entire online community is raving about its magic power on stubborn stains.

Bride-to-be loses it over niece's outfit for her wedding

Bride-to-be loses it over niece's outfit for her wedding

The outfit has divided opinion - with some asking why anyone would care what a child is wearing.

Fake vegan invasion Facebook post exposed

Fake vegan invasion Facebook post exposed

IF a Facebook post is to be believed, several stores will face a massive vegan invasion next week... or will they?

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