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Mon 17 Dec 2018

Feuding parents behind foul mouthed kid rapper

Feuding parents behind foul mouthed kid rapper

Controversial foul-mouthed child star rapper Lil Tay has disappeared from social media amid allegations she is being coached.

'My dog has been attacked four times on the beach'

premium_icon 'My dog has been attacked four times on the beach'

REVEALED: The number of fines handed out to disobedient pet owners.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

$19 million data prompts Christmas robbery warning

premium_icon $19 million data prompts Christmas robbery warning

Almost 5000 claims have been made in the past three years.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Mother's final act saved Goomeri fire survivor from death

premium_icon Mother's final act saved Goomeri fire survivor from death

Gladys Edwards died in the most horrific fashion nearly 79 years ago today, but her desperate final act meant her daughter Marie is still alive today.

Surprising porn habits of Australian women

Surprising porn habits of Australian women

Online porn site Pornhub has released its 2018 Year in Review, which reveals an unusual discovery about the porn habits of Australian women.

Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

premium_icon Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

JEAN Williams was known around the world for her work and several books about the Agent Orange issues.

'Gingerbread ban' as councils cut Christmas gifts

premium_icon 'Gingerbread ban' as councils cut Christmas gifts

A design company has had its piece of Christmas cheer rejected by a number of Queensland councils including Sunshine Coast.

Prisoner’s odd last meal request

Prisoner’s odd last meal request

Many would choose something gourmet, but Jose Antonio Jimenez asked for a specific combination of comfort foods before he was executed.

Second lotto ‘winner’ cheated out of cash

Second lotto ‘winner’ cheated out of cash

A “winner” claims she missed out on a $350k scratchcard jackpot because of a “misprint” just days after lottery officials said another card was “doctored”.

Elite golf club guilty of sex discrimination

premium_icon Elite golf club guilty of sex discrimination

One of Queensland’s most exclusive golf clubs has been found guilty of sex discrimination against a female member.

CASH CRISIS: The country where money has no value

CASH CRISIS: The country where money has no value

As companies continue to pull out of this warring country and end their years of business, they’re paying their workers in everything but money.

Christmas the 'old fashioned way' a popular addition

premium_icon Christmas the 'old fashioned way' a popular addition

FOR A first foray into the world of frontyard Christmas lights, Mick Watkins has put on a fair show in this year's Ipswich Christmas Lights Competition.

16 multi-million dollar projects coming in Gympie in 2019

premium_icon 16 multi-million dollar projects coming in Gympie in 2019

Hot on the heels of rapid economic growth in 2018, next year promises to deliver work on a range of multi-million dollar projects across the region.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Horror as human remains are found on plane

Horror as human remains are found on plane

A flight was forced to turn around mid-air after the captain made an announcement about a life or death discovery made on the plane.

‘Hi-tech’ Russian robot actually man in suit

‘Hi-tech’ Russian robot actually man in suit

A “hi-tech robot” on a televised show meant to promote the technological prowess of Russia has turned out to be a man in a suit.

Factory worker impaled by spikes

Factory worker impaled by spikes

WARNING: Graphic. The 49-year-old was on the night shift at a porcelain factory in China when the accident happened.

Man counting cash on toilet floor says it's 'for grandma'

premium_icon Man counting cash on toilet floor says it's 'for grandma'

POLICE were called to a Lismore venue after reports of a man who was laying on the toilet floor counting money.

Dust storms, rains lash southern states

Dust storms, rains lash southern states

Severe thunderstorms have lashed New South Wales, with warnings of flash flooding, while drivers needed rescuing from flood waters in Victoria.

Donald Duck's nephews blamed by drink driver for crash

premium_icon Donald Duck's nephews blamed by drink driver for crash

A drink driver who rammed into another motorist and took off later told police it was Huey, Dewey and Louie’s fault.

I #$@%in hate coriander: Sunshine Coast sign goes viral

premium_icon I #$@%in hate coriander: Sunshine Coast sign goes viral

The Sunshine Coast Daily has tracked down the man who's been hailed a hero for proudly displaying his hate for coriander.

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