Off Beat News

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Sugar daddy’s ’strange’ request from student

Sugar daddy’s ’strange’ request from student

A student who tweeted she was light on cash was contacted by a sugar daddy who asked her to “drain” his credit card in return for a bizarre request.

Vegan reports friends for feeding her chicken nuggets

Vegan reports friends for feeding her chicken nuggets

A vegan woman has told of how she retaliated against her three friends, who pranked her at a party by feeding her chicken nuggets while she was drunk.

Prison guard model spared conviction for jail romance

premium_icon Prison guard model spared conviction for jail romance

A prison officer and former bikini model who had a romantic relationship with an inmate has been spared a conviction.

No bull: Shark spotted in residential creek

premium_icon No bull: Shark spotted in residential creek

WATCH: A shark spotted in a Coast suburban creek has residents on high alert after claims fishermen deliberately put the animal in the creek.

What a ship fight: Sunken yacht battle in court

premium_icon What a ship fight: Sunken yacht battle in court

A State Government taskforce is taking legal action against a boat owner, in a bid to have a submerged yacht removed.

Talismanic Tino to don the green and gold with Ponga, Fifita

premium_icon Talismanic Tino to don the green and gold with Ponga, Fifita

Gympie's 197cm hulk scored twice last time he played for the Roos.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

UPDATE: Funeral announcement for the late Madonna Hedberg

premium_icon UPDATE: Funeral announcement for the late Madonna Hedberg

'We met on a plane, which was against all the regulations.'

Shocking detail on man’s passport

Shocking detail on man’s passport

Airport staff were stunned when they checked a man’s passport during a stopover in Abu Dhabi and discovered something for the record books.

I've been on welfare; it made me feel like s---

premium_icon I've been on welfare; it made me feel like s---

If we're serious about mental health, it's time Newstart got a helping hand.

NZ is thrilled with detail on this map

NZ is thrilled with detail on this map

New Zealand is a country that is infamously overlooked all the time. So a stunning feature of this world map has Kiwis everywhere cheering

Valley sporting attraction bringing strong numbers to Gympie

premium_icon Valley sporting attraction bringing strong numbers to Gympie

The weekend's event followed the success of the Tom Quilty cup in July.

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

Star’s wife explains awards night photo

English cricket hero Ben Stokes and wife Clare made unwanted headlines in the UK when this photo emerged after an awards night.

‘Ghost busters’ in town out to catch paranormal activity

premium_icon ‘Ghost busters’ in town out to catch paranormal activity

The region’s newest paranormal investigators have taken to the streets to expose the spookiest areas for their new YouTube series.

Gympie has its say on welfare: 'I'm living on nothing'

premium_icon Gympie has its say on welfare: 'I'm living on nothing'

'I'm living off nothing at the moment' - low welfare payments a growing problem, community says.

Tue 8 Oct 2019

Frenzy over Kmart bikini’s secret detail

Frenzy over Kmart bikini’s secret detail

BUDGET retailer Kmart has sent Aussie shoppers into a spin with a $12 leopard-print cozzie that does more than just look good at the beach.

‘Weird’ reason ‘hot’ grandma is mistaken for her daughter

‘Weird’ reason ‘hot’ grandma is mistaken for her daughter

She’s a mum of one who has just become a grandma for the first time — but people keep making a “weird” mistake about this 38-year-old.

Supercars worth $6m destroyed in crash

Supercars worth $6m destroyed in crash

Two of the world’s fastest and most expensive supercars have collided in what could be the most costly two car crash in history

Spoiled teenager cries over sleeping in a tent

Spoiled teenager cries over sleeping in a tent

A Rich Kids teen who normally goes on luxurious holidays to the Maldives has broken down in tears after going on a budget camping trip.

Scientists grow ‘meat’ in space

Scientists grow ‘meat’ in space

While many scientists are searching for life in space, some are focusing on producing meat where nothing has to die.

WATCH: Military device detonated at North Coast beach

premium_icon WATCH: Military device detonated at North Coast beach

A FAMILY discovered the live military device, which had to be detonated by specialist officers. WATCH THE VIDEO.

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