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Fri 5 Jun 2020

Couple stunned by restaurant bill amount

Couple stunned by restaurant bill amount

When it was time to pay for their meal they were told there was “no rush” — and what they saw on the receipt floored them.

Macca’s video that’s fooling everyone

Macca’s video that’s fooling everyone

A TikTok video which reveals how iconic McDonald’s hot cakes are made has gone viral – but not everyone agrees with the method.

Aussie driver now $25k-a-week porn star

Aussie driver now $25k-a-week porn star

She created history by becoming Australia’s first full-time female Supercars driver but Renee Gracie is now selling adults-only videos.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Politician’s topless Zoom incident leaked

Politician’s topless Zoom incident leaked

A politician was in the middle of a government conference when she began to strip not realising the camera was still on.

Mum’s haunting final selfie from son

Mum’s haunting final selfie from son

Just moments before tragedy struck, Daniel Shedd sent a smiling group selfie to his mum. It’s the last one she’d ever receive from him.

Man’s shock act after scratchie win

Man’s shock act after scratchie win

A man has just pocketed $100,000 with his first-ever scratchie ticket – and his immediate reaction left his newsagent stunned.

PM, media lashed: ‘Get off the grass!’

PM, media lashed: ‘Get off the grass!’

WATCH: A homeowner interrupted a press conference today to tell the PM and media to get off his grass.

Elephant dies after being fed explosives

Elephant dies after being fed explosives

A heartbroken wildlife official said the pregnant wild elephant dipped her head in the water as though she knew “she was going to die”.

Get paid $30K to hike and drink beer

Get paid $30K to hike and drink beer

It sounds like a job almost too good to be true. But if going for a 3500km hike while throwing back a few cold ones sounds like a dream, you may be in luck.

Pissed as a parrot: This cockatoo doesn’t mind a drop or two

premium_icon Pissed as a parrot: This cockatoo doesn’t mind a drop or two

This boozy bird has developed a bizarre obsession with white wine, and often gets caught stealing a couple of swigs ... and also seems to think he’s a kangaroo

F is for frog, not that other word!

premium_icon F is for frog, not that other word!

My daughter summed up the past week perfectly, when she blurted out the f-bomb the other day.

MYSTERY PHOTO: Who is this woman?

premium_icon MYSTERY PHOTO: Who is this woman?

“I kept looking at it and something about this young woman’s face had me enthralled. I stared at it for ages and I thought ‘I’ve got to find out who she is’.

Wed 3 Jun 2020

Pub catches unusual intruder on CCTV

Pub catches unusual intruder on CCTV

A pub owner whose alarms were constantly going off overnight though he had an intruder. And he did – but not one he expected.

NASA’s brutal selection process

NASA’s brutal selection process

Space flight for the average person is still a while away, but it might be quicker and easier than actually becoming an astronaut.

Aussie porn star kicked off US flight

Aussie porn star kicked off US flight

An Australian porn actress has been escorted off a US flight after standing up and speaking about the George Floyd protests to the 300 passengers on board.

Supermarket’s swimsuit ban sparks fury

Supermarket’s swimsuit ban sparks fury

All Lynn Ruane wanted to do was buy a loaf of bread, but instead she was lashed by a store worker over her “inappropriate” outfit.

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

From the "aggressive" flies to the slow Wi-Fi, an American backpacker has listed all of the things he hates about travelling Down Under.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

UK's new coronavirus bonk ban

UK's new coronavirus bonk ban

New lockdown rules now limit who Brits can have sex with in the UK.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Mysterious ‘umbrella man’ haunts riots

Mysterious ‘umbrella man’ haunts riots

A shadowy figure filmed calmly smashing windows at the Minneapolis riots has sparked a rash of conspiracy theories over his true identity.

Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

premium_icon Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

FOR three days rescuers feared they were looking for a dead body but against all odds a man survive a week lost the Queensland desert.

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