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Wed 11 Dec 2019

Commodore fans express shock at axing

premium_icon Commodore fans express shock at axing

Local Holden Commodore fans and owners have expressed their shock at the axing of the Australian favourite.

Woman fined for abusing cops and ambos in IGA car park

premium_icon Woman fined for abusing cops and ambos in IGA car park

A WOMAN has been charged with one count of committing a public nuisance and obstructing police, while on parole.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Slowest chase ever: ‘I’m not following this guy in pluggers’

premium_icon Slowest chase ever: ‘I’m not following this guy in pluggers’

Wearing his pyjamas and his pluggers, Nick O’Brien helped stop alleged drunk driver to justice in a bizarre “chase”.

Caught behind the couch: Drunk driver’s dog search fail

premium_icon Caught behind the couch: Drunk driver’s dog search fail

Drunk driver Taelor James Russell hid from police behind a couch after ignoring their instructions to pull over. He was was four times the legal booze limit.

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla founder Elon Musk has been filmed fleeing the scene after recklessly knocking over a sign in his company’s weird new Cybertruck.

Shopping staple to vanish forever

Shopping staple to vanish forever

We used to handle these items on a daily basis but according to experts, it fell sharply in 2019 and the end “point is getting closer”.

Police find escapee between mattresses

Police find escapee between mattresses

Police say they have found a courtroom escapee wedged between two mattresses in the bedroom of a home.

Star reveals wild celeb secret perk

Star reveals wild celeb secret perk

Chrissy Teigen has lifted the lid on the secret perks to being a celebrity – including one that’ll make every traveller green with envy.

Tesla driver pays dearly for epic fail

Tesla driver pays dearly for epic fail

Tesla’s controversial “autopilot” software has come in for more criticism after one inattentive driver ran into the back of a police car.

CUTE PHOTOS! Twin calves a glimmer of hope from drought

premium_icon CUTE PHOTOS! Twin calves a glimmer of hope from drought

What's better than one baby cow? Two baby cows. Farmer Bindi Branch celebrates rare birth of twin calves.

‘Good looking but dumb’ Chris Hemsworth’s trainer spills

premium_icon ‘Good looking but dumb’ Chris Hemsworth’s trainer spills

The road to ripped with Chris Hemsworth isn’t always easy. Trainer Luke Zocchi has revealed the sneaky tactics he uses to keep the star in shape.

Bizarre world first for family SUV

Bizarre world first for family SUV

This ordinary family SUV has received a peculiar accolade that marks it as one of the most famous cars in the world, and you most likely have never noticed it.

Ridiculous reason behind beer can ban

Ridiculous reason behind beer can ban

Christmas is a time for festive cheer and good times, but one prude chose to be the Grinch and shut down production of a Christmas-themed beer.

Horror as recipe confuses minced meat for Christmas 'mincemeat'

Horror as recipe confuses minced meat for Christmas...

A Christmas tart recipe has gone viral after the baker made the mistake of confusing the seasonal tart stuffing "mincemeat" for minced meat.

Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

premium_icon Digger digs into his 103rd birthday cake

Never getting married could be the answer to living to a long age for Colin Fulford.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

‘Feral’ frenzy over $30 Aldi item

‘Feral’ frenzy over $30 Aldi item

Aldi shoppers were left furious after a sought-after Special Buys item was “cleared out” in just minutes by “feral” shoppers.

Slide too hot to handle

premium_icon Slide too hot to handle

$50,000 slide closed after complaints.

Gadget exposes boyfriend’s affair at 4am

Gadget exposes boyfriend’s affair at 4am

A sports reporter has revealed the unique way she caught her boyfriend cheating in a Twitter post that has gone viral.

Wrong number costs $370k inheritance

Wrong number costs $370k inheritance

Peter Teich inherited a small fortune recently – but one tiny mistake meant the money ended up being paid out to a complete stranger.

Rapper eerily predicts his own death

Rapper eerily predicts his own death

An unearthed tweet, dark song lyrics and even a bizarre viral video have grim new meanings after rapper Juice Wrld’s death.

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