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Tue 23 Jul 2019

Man's unforgettable experience with dolphin caught on GoPro

premium_icon Man's unforgettable experience with dolphin caught on GoPro

A regular fishing trip has turned into an experience of a lifetime for four brothers off Mooloolaba, enjoying a close encounter with a playful dolphin.

Could a piece of unclaimed $146 million be yours?

premium_icon Could a piece of unclaimed $146 million be yours?

"THE value ranges from $20 in share dividends to a trust fund worth more than $1million."

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

Meet the two men with the strangest job at the Tour de France — their task is to travel the course of the Tour converting NSFW graffiti into works of art.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Mystery light could be Indian moon mission

premium_icon WATCH THE VIDEO: Mystery light could be Indian moon mission

A mystery light has been seen streaking across the sky in North Queensland tonight.

‘Pretty crap’: Aly’s on-air apology

‘Pretty crap’: Aly’s on-air apology

In an unusual move The Project host interrupted the show to issue a live apology to one of its participants — taking everyone by surprise.

Woman cleared of involvement in major Gympie drug operation

premium_icon Woman cleared of involvement in major Gympie drug operation

The jury returned a unanimous verdict almost instantly.

Owners of sole-surviving video store reveal success secrets

premium_icon Owners of sole-surviving video store reveal success secrets

After starting with several stores in Cairns 30 years ago the couple now manage just one, the last remaining video shop in southeast Queensland.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Three-question IQ test most fail

Three-question IQ test most fail

THE world’s shortest IQ test has just three questions, yet fewer than one in five people can answer all three correctly.

OPINION: What women want and other great mysteries

premium_icon OPINION: What women want and other great mysteries

Much like a jigsaw puzzle piece, you will find someone who is just as unique as you are, but fits together perfectly.

'World’s craziest ute': Wild $500k monster truck revealed

'World’s craziest ute': Wild $500k monster truck revealed

The covers have been whipped off the world’s craziest ute with an American tuner transforming a Chevy Silverado into an absolute monster.

'Taking handbags from old ladies is pretty low'

premium_icon 'Taking handbags from old ladies is pretty low'

'Some of the offences were nasty - taking handbags from old ladies is pretty low,' Judge slams Ipswich grandad Craig William Mundy over his six-hour crime spree

How Holden plans to take on Ferrari

How Holden plans to take on Ferrari

New sleek American supercar killer set to reach Holden showrooms as a mid-engine rival to the likes of Lamborghini and Ferrari.

Deputy Premier Jackie Trad drops the C-bomb

premium_icon Deputy Premier Jackie Trad drops the C-bomb

TREASURER Jackie Trad has been known to let loose with the occasional tongue-lashing when things don’t go her way. See who her latest hapless victim was.

Tour de France daredevil’s wild jump

Tour de France daredevil’s wild jump

The peloton faces all sorts of roadside distraction as it winds its way through France — but normally not from directly above.

Bizarre animal sighting has golfers baffled

premium_icon Bizarre animal sighting has golfers baffled

GOLFERS boast about a crocodile at the Yorkeys Knob golf course, but another club is throwing down the challenge after a bizarre sighting on their second hole.

Sun 21 Jul 2019

VIDEO: Sparks fly from rail grinder as it moves through town

premium_icon VIDEO: Sparks fly from rail grinder as it moves through town

A RAIL grinder passed through Coffs Harbour on Saturday night with flames and smoke bellowing from its carriages.

This cow thinks she is a dog

This cow thinks she is a dog

BUTTERCUP isn't a dog. She is a five month old Jersey cow who lost her mother two days after she was born.

Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

premium_icon Parents blessed with three donor egg babies

Family grows to five after welcoming twins via donated eggs, after the age of 40.

Why there's Rainbow Beach sand sitting on the moon

premium_icon Why there's Rainbow Beach sand sitting on the moon

WE ALL love to walk along the fine sands of Rainbow Beach, but not many would know the sand's link to Neil Armstrong's historic first ever moon walk.

Splendour 2019’s sexiest look yet

Splendour 2019’s sexiest look yet

It’s the last day of Splendour in the Grass and while it is known for it’s fashion, the outfits this year were more outrageous than ever.

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