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Wed 14 Aug 2019

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

Mia Khalifa ditched her risque past for a completely different profession, but her former career has continued to haunt her.

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

Many drivers were shocked to learn it is illegal to use your phone to pay at a drive-through, and the revelation has raised even more questions.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

A WOMAN has revealed how her “toxic” ex-boyfriend gave her a long list of things not to do on a night out, and the post has since gone viral.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

It's something most of us have done at least once, despite repeatedly being told not to. For Jasmine, this common bathroom habit very nearly killed her.

Fire the barbies up for Fiver for a Farmer block party

Fire the barbies up for Fiver for a Farmer block party

Spurred on by the recent visit from the A Fiver for a Farmer charity initiative creator, local organisations are uniting to host a block party to raise money.

Ride-share driver mistakes stairs for driveway

Ride-share driver mistakes stairs for driveway

THIS ride-share driver might be getting a poor rating after mistaking a set of stairs for a driveway on Sydney’s eastern beaches.

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

'Why I threw $5000 off a clifftop'

'Why I threw $5000 off a clifftop'

Standing on a clifftop hundreds of kilometres above sea level, 23-year-old Brendan made a drastic decision that cost him thousands.

Email sign-offs ranked ‘good’ to ‘evil’

Email sign-offs ranked ‘good’ to ‘evil’

What does your email sign-off say about you? This eerily accurate chart will tell you whether you’re “good”, “neutral” or “evil”.

Burger King staff fired for mocking police officer

Burger King staff fired for mocking police officer

WHEN officer Timo Rosenthal ordered his lunch at a fast food restaurant recently, he was appalled to find he was the victim of a nasty prank.

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Influencer’s ‘fake’ photo brutally exposed

Influencer’s ‘fake’ photo brutally exposed

A “wannabe” influencer has been busted “staging” a photo and lying about it to her followers — after her sister shared behind-the-scenes evidence.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

94-year-old nearly threw away $9.5m

94-year-old nearly threw away $9.5m

The elderly war veteran almost threw out his winning ticket after his granddaughter mistakenly checked the wrong lottery numbers.

Cringey or creepy? Bizarre story behind viral wedding photo

Cringey or creepy? Bizarre story behind viral wedding photo

Nothing could have prepared this bride for the weirdness that went down on her wedding day... and one photo captures it all.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Working 9 to 5 to fine-tune Dolly show

Working 9 to 5 to fine-tune Dolly show

Two years after performing at the inaugural Johnny Cash Country Festival, Brooke McMullen is on her way back, this time with a very different show and sound.

‘Free’ KFC hack stuns internet

‘Free’ KFC hack stuns internet

A SAVVY KFC customer from Queensland has shared how he managed to get a bucket of KFC chicken for almost $15 cheaper.

Science Week placed in the spotlight

Science Week placed in the spotlight

A new generation of science aficionados is aiming to raise the profile of a nationally recognised week and in turn, commemorate a defining moment in history.

Women over 50 face greater pressures than ever

Women over 50 face greater pressures than ever

As more Southern Downs women aged 50 years and older find themselves homeless, Stanthorpe Community Development Services is hoping to empower the powerless.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

‘Save my inheritance’: 24yo begs for $60k

A 24-year-old student who put down a $60,000 apartment deposit but now can’t get finance has launched a crowd-funding campaign to “save my inheritance”.

Optical illusion confusing everyone

Optical illusion confusing everyone

WE guarantee you your head will hurt trying to decipher why this arrow can’t turn left. But you won’t be alone, the whole internet is baffled.

'Recycled' chief returns

'Recycled' chief returns

Fran Hodgson jokes that she is the first "recycled president” in the 66-year history of the Stanthorpe Rotary Club.

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