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Couple need to conceive a child to save their son

FOR most couples struggling to conceive, the IVF process can be stressful. For Olivia and Andrew Densley, it is unbearably frustrating and painful.

How many calories you should eat to lose weight

As a rough guide, a small female doing less than an hour of exercise each day will require just 1400 to 1600 calories each day. (Pic: iStock)

How many calories you should eat a day to lose weight

Black Friday 2017 sales discount codes and secret deals

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Huge list of best Black Friday sales and secret codes

Celebrity chef says we've been cooking pasta all wrong

Scott Conant has revealed the perfect way to cook Bucatini pasta. Picture: Supplied

Celebrity chef Scott Conant says you’ve been cooking pasta all wrong

Best pubs in Queensland: The story behind the silver mugs

Built in 1908, Warwick Hotel on Palmerin St is one of the Rose City's oldest dining establishments.

At this country hotel, they took 'last drinks' to the extreme.

Snake found hiding out in souvenir shop

A red-bellied black snake was removed from a shop in Kuranda by Cairns Snake Removals. PHOTO: CAIRNS SNAKE REMOVALS

This shop snake was definitely alive

Australia's worst drivers ranked by state

Which states have Australia’s biggest crash test dummies? Tailgating revealed as the biggest cause of accidents according to a study of 400,000 claims. Picture: Supplied.

Who are Australia’s worst drivers?

Fundraiser to support sick little boy

FUNDRAISER: Malakhai Riley, who has the incurable Niemann-Pick Type A disease.

Head along to a community event this weekend to help unwell boy

Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

She has two boys and her sister has used both her children's names for her own kids

"AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

Mum doesn't know she has given birth

Sarah has been in an induced coma since she gave birth on August 28. Source: Gofundme

Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

"She had started formal education too early."

Identical twins give birth on same day

Identical twins Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Good catches around Cooloola over holidays

SOLID: Cameron Sullivan and Bailey Kenny landed this massive 153cm Cobia during the week.

Tomorrow will be perfect, seeing lighter winds with westerlies

Heaps of fish are on the bite

Brian woodall hit the jackpot with two quality flathead out of the Maroochy River.

There have been good catches of quality red emperor

Winds of change for anglers in cooloola

Cameron Sullivan caught this queenfish in the Maroochy River.

The winter whiting are running hot out form Gatekers Bay

They're definitely biting around Cooloola

Cameron Sullivan landed this nice golden trevally near Caloundra.

Tusk fish, grassy sweetlip and snapper

Big numbers of endangered shark off Rainbow Beach

INCREDIBLE: Divers at Wolf Rock off Rainbow Beach recently spotted up to 70 pregnant female sharks at a time of the critically endangered grey nurse shark.

'We've stumbled across one of the premier dive spots in Australia.'

Best pubs in Queensland: Never-say-die spirit going strong

IT WAS built on a swamp, survived a century of wet seasons and kept the beer flowing as the brown waters of the Fitzroy River crept into the bar.

Best pubs in Queensland: The hotel that's full of spirits

The Grand Hotel in Childers where a ghost is reputed to live. Pub regular Lee 'Chocco' Williamson was happy to play spook with Virginia Grant, 18 and Caitlin Kolm, 19.

Historic hotel still plays host to our early pioneers.

New Coast burger joint honours daughter's dying wish

Jeff and Kerriann Bowman have opened up a mobile burger bar 'Red Dog'. It was their daughter's business plan but she passed away.

Mum and dad make sure their daughter gets her final wish

Macca’s reveals staggering Aussie grocery bill

McDonald’s spends $1 billion on Australian produce a year. Picture: Paul J. Richards/AFP

More than 90 per cent of its ingredients are locally sourced

Best pubs in Queensland: Home of the blues

Andrew Cafe celebrates the 30th anniversary of owning the Royal Mail Hotel with his loyal customers. Friends orgainsed a signed guitar as a gift for the popular publican.

'It represents what a classic Aussie pub should be'

Hardworking truckie retires after million-dollar Lotto win

$1.364m win earns man an early retirement

Best pubs in Queensland: Venue with east coast's best view

Amanda Collins with her neices Felicity and Taitum McConville from Mackay enjoy a cold beverage and a stellar ocean view at the Eimeo Pacific Hotel near Mackay.

Hotel in stunning spot is woven deeply into community fabric.

LIFE OF LUXURY: Lavish waterfront mansion smashes records

A LAVISH Sunshine Coast mansion with more than 45m of unobstructed water frontage has sold for a record price.

Let there be light... planning

A variety of light sources allows greater flexibility.

And how to get it right

It'll come out in the wash

Stay At Home Mum founder Jody Allen.

Top tips for keeping your washing machine in good order

REVEALED: Best products of the year in 46 categories

The 2018 Product of the Year winners, as voted by 13,000 Aussie consumers.

Best baby products, coffee, chocolate, household items and more

Long may the purple reign

Uni students might not think so, but the jacaranda is one of our most beautiful flowering trees

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Top picks for home-grown tomatoes

The Rapunzel tomato.

Try these tasty treats on for size

Whimsical? Why Not?

Examples of Joy Bendall's Whimsical Wotnots.

Gympie artist repurposes old crockery to beautiful affect.

'Bees and balance'

PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE: Honey bees, native bees (on right) and chooks get on famously in Glenbo Craig's Gympie backyard.

The lighter side and advice of an award winning Gympie publisher

Extra airline charge that’s actually worth it

WE'RE all looking to nab the cheapest airfare so why are people lining up to pay extra?

Cheap wine and a wet, wet tent

There are no photos of Damian Bathersby's new tent in the Gympie storm so here's a file photo of someone else's predicament after a different storm, somewhere else.

MEMORIES of the night Jimmy sang up a storm in Gympie.

Warning: speed limit cut on Mary Valley Highway

The speed limit will be reduced on the Mary Valley Highway at the Dagun Road intersection.

The new speed limit will come into effect next week

Aussie mum slammed over kid-free holiday

Nadia Bartel has been criticised for going on holiday and leaving behind her son Aston.

Trolls have slammed a mother for her kid-free holiday

Lucca a summer sensation

ENCHANTING: The arch entrance of Piazza dell'Anfiteatro in Lucca, Italy at night.

Italy is the place to be for festival lovers and art enthusiasts

premium_icon Billionaire’s yacht sails into Tasmania

A mega yacht which sailed into the River Derwent and anchored at Sandy Bay on Sunday. Photo: PATRICK GEE

Largest all carbon fibre composite-hulled yacht in the world

Keen snapper reveals wonders under the sea

EXPLORING: Liz Hardaker on a snorkelling trip at Minnie Water.

Lizzy finds all manner of wildlife beneath the surface

Warnie’s surprising new reality TV dream

LEGENDARY cricketing Casanova, Shane Warne, has already tackled the I’m A Celeb jungle — but he’s now eyeing off a reality dating show.

Angus Stone gets woken up by the cows licking his yurt

SIBLINGS: Angus and Julia Stone.

Julia Stone explained her sibling's Byron hinterland lifestyle

Tickets to see Flume at Falls and signed vinyl on auction

HOT TICKETS: Flume took the top spot in Triple J's 2016 Hottest 100 poll.

It is an exclusive copy of Skin autographed by Flume

David Cassidy’s brother pens emotional tribute

David Cassidy died yesterday after a battle with illness.

DAVID Cassidy’s younger brother Shaun has penned an emotional tribute

'Womanspreading': The bizarre new Instagram trend

Womanspreading is set to become the latest trend on Instagram. Picture: Instagram/anoukrielo

WOMANSPREADING is the latest trend taking Instagram by storm.

Goggleboxers’ emotional reaction to ‘Yes’ vote

Tom wells up as he talks about the decision.

THE households watch a history-making moment in tonight's episode.

J-Law splits from director boyfriend

Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky have split after a year together. Picture: Splash News

OSCAR-winner has reportedly split with Darren Aronofsky.

Caitlin Stasey slams ‘discriminatory’ fashion designers

SHE’S posed in racy shoots on Instagram, supported the ‘free the nipple’ movement and now Aussie star Caitlin Stasey has hit out at the design industry.

Noosa trainer's 'car exercises' to fight our lazy lifestyle

Noosa personal trainer Dmitri Simons demonstrates the "Seatbelt Flys".

No gym membership? No worries - all you need is a vehicle.

Mum’s outrage over toddler hair removal tip

American blogger Sturdy Mum called out Parents magazine for their hair removal toddler tips.Source:Instagram

What is this teaching our young children about appearances?

The other BBL season in Queensland

Elle Bee of the Gold Coast paid $22,000 for a Brazilian butt lift. Picture: Adam Head

The BBL craze has hit the Sunshine State

Clutch situations key to accessorising

Bespoke leather clutch/handbag company Karmme.

Bring your summer outfit together with one statement piece

Your summer fashion guide to playing it cool

The Summer Fling dress.

The style staples that belong in your wardrobe this season

Hurley shows off sensational bikini body at 52

Liz Hurley looks incredible during her beach getaway in the Maldives.

British star had been enjoying a long sunny break in the Maldives

Samsung QLED TV review: Size and quality matters

The advent of new streaming devices, entertainment and gaming consoles and incredible 4K 65 inch TV screens, has put an end to the holiday season drought.

2017’s worst Christmas gifts

You don’t want to find these gifts under your Christmas tree. Source: Alamy stock agency

Aussies will rack up a $29 billion credit card bill

iPhone X review: Apple takes smart phone to whole new level

First customers display their iPhone X purchases at Apple’s flagship Sydney store on launch day. Picture: AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN

Neural engine is capable of 600 billion operations a second

iPhone X now features 360 degree selfie scenes

Selfie scenes adds a whole new dimension to iPhone X.

Selfie Scenes places users into animated, 360-degree scenes

How safe is your Face ID with Apple's iPhone X?

The first buyer of an iPhone X, Mazen Kourouche, took a selfie inside the Apple store in Sydney this morning (Picture: Saeed Khan/AFP).

Release of iPhone X poses no questions for security of identity

Samsung brutally mocks Apple over iPhone X

Samsung's new video savagely mocks Apple's last ten years. Picture: Samsung/YouTube

WITH all the hype surrounding the iPhone X Samsung has released a new video...

Iphone X: Apple warns customers about screen

The new iPhone X is revealed at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple campus in California on September 12, 2017.

“If you look at an OLED display off-angle, you might notice slight shifts

Chief calls for right-to-die laws in NT

CHIEF Minister Michael Gunner says developments in Victoria and New South Wales demand the Federal Government allow NT to implement voluntary euthanasia laws

Violet's lifesaving drug will cost more than $125,000 a dose

Violet Rickard, 6, pictured with her mother Anna Rickard, is hoping for access to medication that could help treat the degenerative disease SMA she has been diagnosed with.

Expensive treatment could be the difference between life and death

‘My boobs won’t stop growing’

Sheridan Larkman says she was wearing an adult D cup by the age of 10.

An Australian woman says she fears her breasts won’t stop growing

Michelle Bridges’ fridge leaves fans stunned

Michelle Bridges.

Bridges has let us peek behind the curtain

"Just a little bit" is how you kill children

Baby Aya

No, my dairy intolerant daughter can't have 'just a little bit'

The woman ‘turning to stone’

Zoo owner Rebecca Willers is slowly ‘turning to stone’ after being bitten by an insect

An insect bite has doomed this unfortunate zoo owner

premium_icon Forced to raise $40K in a few days

More than 1000 people raised over $70,000 for injured acrobat Sam Panda.

Resort boss in hot water after acrobat breaks neck

premium_icon ‘I thought my baby was swallowing me’

CATHERINE Baker is a healthy and happy mother to daughter Georgia. It was a very different — and terrifying — story six years ago as she battled post-natal...

Father makes touching vow to his homeless son

Homeless from age 12, J'Khobi Shaw has been using the drug ice for the past year and now has a baby on the way with his de facto partner.

He's had a tough life, but his parents are trying to turn it around

What happens when a grandma is left to raise her grandkids?

Carole Smith (pictured here with husband Ray): “The hardest part has been the social isolation. You lose your friends. They have raised their kids and are off doing their own thing.” (Pic: Jason Edwards)

Grandmother primary caregiver of five grandchildren under four.

Bogan baby name predictions for 2018

Pregnant or hoping 2018 might be the year you welcome a little one?

Evidence: Smacking just makes kids "aggressive and antisocial"

“What smacking teaches them is that when the parent is around, they should behave, otherwise they will be hit,” Dr Gershoff said. “The child does not learn how to manage themselves when the parent is not around.”

Smacking makes children’s behaviour “worse not better”

The answer to baby formula fury

Springvale Woolworths after a baby formula buyout.

There's a solution to our baby formula problem

premium_icon Frances Abbott engaged after two-week romance

FRANCES ABBOTT has hinted on social media that she is ready to settle down with former Olympic rower-turned-weightlifter Sam Loch two weeks after the pair started...

WATCH: Private screening for this historic wedding

HAPPY DAY: Jason Connell and Sherry Wicken made history when they tied the knot at the Saraton Theatre on Saturday night.

Vows exchanged in Saraton Theatre first

Admiring beauty when you see it

You don't have to be of the opposite sex to someone to give them a compliment. Be generous. Be kind.

Is it okay for older women to admire young men?

‘Monogamy didn’t work for us’

Angela and Bradford launched a sex education class, where they do live demonstrations.

“Nether of us would ever go back to it."