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Thu 22 Feb 2018

Divers find bomb in Sydney Harbour

Divers find bomb in Sydney Harbour

TWO divers searching for sea treasures made an unexpected find when they discovered a WWII bomb in Sydney Harbour. Police and the military were called into the...

Model flaunts ‘world’s tiniest waist’

Model flaunts ‘world’s tiniest waist’

A TV reality star on a quest to have “the world’s tiniest waist” has reportedly had ribs removed to achieve her ideal look.

‘Outrageous’: World’s best beach shambles

‘Outrageous’: World’s best beach shambles

TRIPADVISOR has named the best beaches in Australia — and the world. But the results have left many fuming. And confused

The world is jealous of our new Macca’s burger

The world is jealous of our new Macca’s burger

MACCA’S has launched a delicious new breakfast burger in Austraila but it’s not available overseas, which is driving McDonald’s fans crazy.

New details in cruise brawl drama

New details in cruise brawl drama

NEW details have emerged about three families involved in the cruise ship brawl. There may me more to it than we thought.

Wed 21 Feb 2018

'Supernan' jumps from plane for landmark birthday

'Supernan' jumps from plane for landmark birthday

Una jumped from 9000 feet and had about 30 seconds of free fall before the parachute opened

Trampolines and goats: All go flying in wild CQ storm

Trampolines and goats: All go flying in wild CQ storm

Residents are reporting bits of iron and crumpled tramps in neighbours' yards, parks and one even ending up as a new shade structure for some confused goats.

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

Meg Lanning boost ahead of India tour

AUSSIE skipper Meg Lanning’s return to top-level cricket will be complete when she leads Australia on their ODI and T20 tour of India next month.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

Pollie nicknames: the good, the bad and the hilarious

Aussies love bestowing unflattering nicknames on famous figures like prime ministers. Barnaby Joyce's new nickname has put him in some good company.

Cadbury denies ditching ‘Easter’

Cadbury denies ditching ‘Easter’

FOOTY Show star Erin Molan has taken a swipe at Cadbury for removing the word “Easter” from its “chocolate eggs”

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

WHEN James O’Brien looked through his old phone, he discovered some text messages which brought a tear to his eye

Grant Denyer’s ‘X-rated’ Sunrise stunt sent him home

premium_icon Grant Denyer’s ‘X-rated’ Sunrise stunt sent him home

FORMER Sunrise star Grant Denyer has claimed that Melissa Doyle and David “Kochie” Koch brutally cut his weather segment and sent him home over an “X-rated” stunt

‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

‘Hangry’ vegans fuming over nine-course fail

WHAT was billed as a nine-course “feast of yumminess” for vegans aboard a cruise on Sydney Harbour turned sour after guests felt “trapped, dizzy and starving”

‘Fine dining’ in the food court

premium_icon ‘Fine dining’ in the food court

A NEW eatery is set to shake up a popular CBD food court in a big way with a “fine-dining approach”

Woman kicked off flight over period pain

Woman kicked off flight over period pain

WHEN Beth Evans told her boyfriend she felt cramps at the start of their Emirates flight, a hostie overheard and got them booted from the plane

Rocky woman alarmed at grave site mix-up

Rocky woman alarmed at grave site mix-up

Council: Member of the public mistakenly placed items at wrong site

Global laughing stock: John Oliver ridicules Barnaby

Global laughing stock: John Oliver ridicules Barnaby

THE scandal over Barnaby Joyce has spread all the way to the US, with satirist John Oliver skewering the Deputy PM over his affair.

Coast man breaks leg in 15 places in worksite nightmare

Coast man breaks leg in 15 places in worksite nightmare

MAN unable to walk up stairs and faces an un-Happy Valley exit from home.

5 words you are using incorrectly

5 words you are using incorrectly

YES language is constantly evolving, but no, not to these random depths.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

‘Looks crazy’: Confusion over UFO

‘Looks crazy’: Confusion over UFO

IT WAS a UFO scare unlike any other. Fighter jets raced to intercept it. Now tapes of the confusion have been released.

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