Off Beat News

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Tiger King star ‘belongs in a cage’

Tiger King star ‘belongs in a cage’

Joe Exotic blew a gasket when Trump snubbed his pleas for a presidential pardon – but his fiercest critic says he’s right where he belongs.

Absurd accident sets Guinness World Record

Absurd accident sets Guinness World Record

It’s 22 days into January and we’ve already seen the most ludicrous goal of 2021 — a plain silly kick that’s entered the record books.

Former luxury car supremo snaps up epic Coast ranch

Premium Content Former luxury car supremo snaps up epic Coast ranch

A former luxury car sales supremo has emerged as the new owner of a sprawling horse stud in the hills of Maleny.

Biden rips out Trump’s favourite button

Biden rips out Trump’s favourite button

A special red button Donald Trump had installed in the Oval Office, which he would press multiple times a day, has been quietly removed.

Cock a doodle feud: rooster stoush headed for court

Premium Content Cock a doodle feud: rooster stoush headed for court

A couple has vowed to fight a $266 fine for their rare rooster after a neighbour complained about its wake-up calls.

Miracle fix for tiny puppy that vets wanted to put to sleep

Premium Content Miracle fix for tiny puppy that vets wanted to put to sleep

A tiny puppy born with a serious skull defect has been given a new lease on life thanks to an equally small, yet life-saving piece of equipment.

Biden scores crocodile insurance for Aussie visit

Premium Content Biden scores crocodile insurance for Aussie visit

The NT will officially invite Joe Biden to visit the NT – diplomatically offering to protect him with ‘complimentary crocodile insurance’.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

‘Hella sexy’ world leader rips off shirt

‘Hella sexy’ world leader rips off shirt

The Greek leader has got hearts racing with his taut pecs and hairy chest after unexpectedly ripping off his shirt while getting vaccinated.

SEE THE PICS: Truck driver recounts night he woke to flames

Premium Content SEE THE PICS: Truck driver recounts night he woke to flames

“It was only metres from the house, we were worried, we could have lost everything,”

Debate rages over ‘sleepy’ Bill Clinton

Debate rages over ‘sleepy’ Bill Clinton

Was the inauguration a little too subdued for former President Bill Clinton? Maybe on social media think these images prove so.

Bizarre moment that stole Joe’s show

Bizarre moment that stole Joe’s show

A man who was dressed as if he was headed out to buy a pie from the servo has somehow managed to steal the limelight from Joe Biden.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

‘I felt violated’: Woman discovers intruder living in roof

Premium Content ‘I felt violated’: Woman discovers intruder living in roof

Shocked, terrified, scared: “Like a frog jumping from lily pad to lily pad except it’s a person jumping from roof to roof.”

What girl from lolly ad looks like now

What girl from lolly ad looks like now

She was the adorable little girl known for the famous catchphrase, “Don’t chop the dinosaur, Daddy”. But 16 years on, she’s all grown up.

Macca’s drive-through fact blows minds

Macca’s drive-through fact blows minds

A McDonald’s worker has revealed the answer to a common question about how the drive-through works, leaving people “shook”.

Coast iguana breaks Guinness World Record

Premium Content Coast iguana breaks Guinness World Record

Terri Irwin says Australia Zoo’s rhinoceros iguana Rhino isn’t too old for morning scratches despite his age after breaking a Guinness World Record.

Bizarre display in Trump’s final hours

Bizarre display in Trump’s final hours

One of 2020’s most controversial figures is expecting an extraordinary final act from Trump today, and he has a grand plan for the moment it happens.

Number plate worth more than cars

Number plate worth more than cars

This registration plate costs more than a luxury car or even the average Australian home and has had people scrambling to own it over the years.

‘A whore and a munt’: Idiot faces court over abusive tirade

Premium Content ‘A whore and a munt’: Idiot faces court over abusive tirade

Gympie man, 20, tells court ‘I’m an idiot’ for abusing woman

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Drivers blast ‘crazy’ $311 mask fine

Drivers blast ‘crazy’ $311 mask fine

Drivers have been left less than impressed after realising where they place their face mask while driving could cost them a hefty fine and demerit points.

‘Brutally honest’ Chinese menu goes viral

‘Brutally honest’ Chinese menu goes viral

A restaurant that describes its own food as “not good” has been praised online for being “extremely honest” – and is now getting a “lot more” orders.

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