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Fri 14 Feb 2020

Cadbury confirms wild Facebook rumour

Cadbury confirms wild Facebook rumour

Social media was sent into chaos yesterday over the rumour that a Cadbury block was returning after eight years. Now we can confirm it.

Pastor reveals how he nearly married his sister-in-law

premium_icon Pastor reveals how he nearly married his sister-in-law

Plus he shares plenty of romantic advice and why he loves an Aussie wedding.

How a sticker landed an alleged bikie in court

premium_icon How a sticker landed an alleged bikie in court

The alleged president of a notorious Gold Coast bikie gang faced court for quite a strange reason.

BUSHFIRE BRIDE: Wedding goes ahead in the middle of inferno

premium_icon BUSHFIRE BRIDE: Wedding goes ahead in the middle of inferno

Sparks flew for this Old Koreelah couple as photos capture how close recent blaze came.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Parent shamed for ‘disgusting’ car

Parent shamed for ‘disgusting’ car

The state of one Aussie parent’s car has left people appalled at it’s dirty state, with a car cleaning service describing it as “true carnage”.

KFC’s $90 chicken-decorated clogs

KFC’s $90 chicken-decorated clogs

Crocs and KFC have teamed up to launch a new footwear range and the shoes have already been spotted on street style stars at New York Fashion Week.

Macca’s sauce on sale for insane price

Macca’s sauce on sale for insane price

We know there’s a demand for Macca’s secret Big Mac sauce after one bottle sold for $20,000, but someone is trying to sell three 50c tubs for a crazy price.

Survival guide for Valentine’s Day as a single

premium_icon Survival guide for Valentine’s Day as a single

February 14 can either be one of the most anticipated or unwanted days each year.

Widower scammed into buying lion

Widower scammed into buying lion

The widower was scammed into spending his entire life savings on a massive marble lion sculpture from China by a fake lover.

‘Fairytail’ ending for PTSD dog and owner

premium_icon ‘Fairytail’ ending for PTSD dog and owner

After six “sleepless nights”, Brenton Lawrence has finally squeezed cherished bull mastiff Brian once again – the inseparable pair rolling around

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Chance to own the famous Big Potato

Chance to own the famous Big Potato

Here is an incredible opportunity to own one of Australia’s most famous landmarks, with the Big Potato in Robertson again up for sale.

Why Queenslanders are the fussiest eaters

premium_icon Why Queenslanders are the fussiest eaters

It’s official: Queenslanders are the nation’s pickiest foodies. We’re so bad, our tastebuds can even make or break a relationship. CHECK OUT THE STATE’S FAVOURITE +...

’Lazy’ $43M ATM mistake we’re making

’Lazy’ $43M ATM mistake we’re making

Over half of all Australians are unaware that the big four banks have ditched ATM fees and continue to lose millions each year when withdrawing cash.

Thieves with loaded guns caught in floodwaters

premium_icon Thieves with loaded guns caught in floodwaters

MOTHER Nature helped foil the plans of two people, allegedly armed with guns after the stolen car they were in was bogged in floodwaters.

Brazen lychee swindler cops fine

premium_icon Brazen lychee swindler cops fine

A young Cassowary Coast man who was one of three men who took fruit from a Silkwood property in 2019 has been fined.

71yo evades police at 40km/h, cops $7k fine

premium_icon 71yo evades police at 40km/h, cops $7k fine

One elderly driver took police on low-speed car chase through Lockyer Valley town.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Bill Murray madness wins the internet

Bill Murray madness wins the internet

Life, like comedy, is all about the punchline - as Bill Murray knows well - and he's pulled out one of his best without saying a word.

Harry seeks help to hold onto crown

Harry seeks help to hold onto crown

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have turned down an invitation to attend the Oscars, but there’s one thing the Duke of Sussex won’t give up without a fight.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

‘Tough old fella’: Australia’s oldest horse dies

premium_icon ‘Tough old fella’: Australia’s oldest horse dies

Horses usually live to between 25-30, but this ‘amazing’ horse eclipsed those numbers.

WATCH: Five-legged frog’s freaky mutation

premium_icon WATCH: Five-legged frog’s freaky mutation

Mackay residents coming together to save a baby green tree frog with an unusual mutation

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