Lifestyle

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

premium_icon Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

AUSTRALIANS are fed up with footing the bill for their family and friends, with shocking research revealing a startling amount of us are out of pocket.

Dog baited with razor blade-filled strawberry

premium_icon Dog baited with razor blade-filled strawberry

A SMALL Gold Coast dog has suffered serious injuries after it was baited with a strawberry stuffed with razor blades. Police are investigating this horrendous...

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

A GROUP of teachers have listed some of the worst packed lunches students have come to school with, including a Happy Meal and even a bottle of Red Bull.

Cuteness overload as chameleons hatch at reptile park

premium_icon Cuteness overload as chameleons hatch at reptile park

THESE cute chameleons may be small but have certainly not gone unnoticed.

BMW X4 is larger yet still lithe in trademark coupe styling

BMW X4 is larger yet still lithe in trademark coupe styling

Second-generation BMW X4 has grown in key areas and is a better mid-size SUV for the growth spurt.

We’re in a state of aged-care shame

premium_icon We’re in a state of aged-care shame

THE extent of abuse that shocked the PM into calling an aged-care royal commission has been revealed — along with some of Qld's most substandard facilities.

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

MCDONALD’S is giving away 200,000 free cheeseburgers across Australia in honour of National Cheeseburger Day. But you’d better get in fast.

Fear and doubt not a help as Royal Commission announced

premium_icon Fear and doubt not a help as Royal Commission announced

CEO of leading aged care provider in Clarence Valley hopes Royal Commission will focus on systemic issues in the industry

Dog days add up to second place

premium_icon Dog days add up to second place

Local dog represents NSW and clocks up the k's in this year's Cobber Challenge, the national competition for working dogs

OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

premium_icon OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

Cadet Journalist Ebony Stansfield wants more to be done to save young people from overdoses.

Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

premium_icon Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

LOCAL grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are featured in this new exhibition at Ballina.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

How was CQ Bachie winners' Ed and Simone's first date?

premium_icon How was CQ Bachie winners' Ed and Simone's first date?

Ed knew he had a good chance and there was just one girl he had his eye on.

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

Metal allegedly found in banana an 'isolated' incident

A 62-YEAR-OLD woman has been cautioned after a banana was allegedly contaminated with a metal object at a Queensland supermarket.

Heartbreaking story behind triplets first birthday photos

Heartbreaking story behind triplets first birthday photos

"TO my children. If I had to choose between losing you and breathing, I would use my last breath to tell you I love you.''

'Why I'm giving my son Islamic scripture classes'

'Why I'm giving my son Islamic scripture classes'

DANIELLE is not religious, but every Tuesday, her son sits down to learn about Islam. Here's why.

Extreme hipster meal slammed as ‘ridiculous’

Extreme hipster meal slammed as ‘ridiculous’

A WOMAN has slammed a cafe in Melbourne after they served her a DIY version of avocado on toast and asked her to pay nearly $20 for the privilege.

I’m giving up the Commodore and what SUV has easy access?

I’m giving up the Commodore and what SUV has easy access?

Dennis Watson asks: Which of the top five SUVs has good space inside for a big bloke and his gear?

Ford Focus gets price rise, 3-cylinder engine and more tech

Ford Focus gets price rise, 3-cylinder engine and more tech

FANS of Ford’s new small car will need to pay big dollars for the latest model.

Man banned from all-you-can-eat restaurant

Man banned from all-you-can-eat restaurant

AN ATHLETE has been banned from an all-you-can-eat sushi eatery after he ate almost 100 plates of fish.

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

TELCOS are being warned they face fines of millions of dollars for misleading advertising promoting 'unlimited data' mobile plans.

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