Off Beat News

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Felon caught after loud fart

Felon caught after loud fart

HAVE you heard the one about the wanted felon who got caught by police after a loud bottom burp? It’s a gas!

Sat 13 Jul 2019

OH SNAP: Crocodile spotted in Gladstone waters

premium_icon OH SNAP: Crocodile spotted in Gladstone waters

Watch as this crocodile swims around in a creek in the Gladstone region.

Nominate now for Best In Business Awards

premium_icon Nominate now for Best In Business Awards

This is the 10th year since the awards' inception and there will be a special category nomination for it

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Close encounter of the furry kind: Far North yowie sighting

premium_icon Close encounter of the furry kind: Far North yowie sighting

A chilling account of a single mother’s encounter with a yowie has researchers wanting to learn more about the elusive “hairy men”.

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Student’s outrageous $5400 fine

Amelia SanFilippo returned a rented textbook just four days late — but ended up copping a fine so huge her dad claimed it was “extortion”.

200 potential buyers go through Gympie's quirkiest home

premium_icon 200 potential buyers go through Gympie's quirkiest home

Amazing property about to go under the hammer.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Gympie car chase hero more shaken up by Origin loss

premium_icon Gympie car chase hero more shaken up by Origin loss

'I seen all the cop cars... next minute he's hit the trailer': Dustin the truck driver emerges as unlikely hero after 200km chase

OPINION: Your Facebook posts are making me sick

premium_icon OPINION: Your Facebook posts are making me sick

The mere thought of it is making me burn up now.

Bride’s insane $237k wedding shamed

Bride’s insane $237k wedding shamed

A BRIDE has been slammed for the “irresponsible” amount her lavish wedding cost. But it’s not just how much it cost that’s angered people.

Abandoned, starved dog saved after months living rough

premium_icon Abandoned, starved dog saved after months living rough

ANIMAL groups help to build confidence after he was rescued roaming horse paddocks in Warwick.

Baker’s ’hilarious’ cake fail goes viral

Baker’s ’hilarious’ cake fail goes viral

A baker who misheard a customer’s request for a Disney-themed cake has gone viral after a photo of the mistake was shared online.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Man confesses to killing PM’s cat

Man confesses to killing PM’s cat

One of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s neighbours has confessed to running over and killing her cat Paddles, two years after the pet’s death.

Classic Aussie chocolate bar’s comeback

Classic Aussie chocolate bar’s comeback

NOW that this favourite is set to return to supermarket shelves, how does it stack up against our other favourite chocolate bars?

Boy, 8, awarded $6K after bizarre IS accusation

Boy, 8, awarded $6K after bizarre IS accusation

A SMALL boy has been awarded a payout after being accused by his teachers for supporting the brutal terrorist group Islamic State.

Bride’s brutal $20 hens party fine

Bride’s brutal $20 hens party fine

A bride has detailed the ruthless rules she imposed on her mates attending her hens weekend — declaring she’s a self-confessed “henzilla”.

NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

premium_icon NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

POLICE were a bit unsure what kind of fish this fisherman was trying to catch.

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

POLICE have shared footage of the moment a gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong and resulted in a dad-to-be being dragged from his burning vehicle.

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

This ‘ensuite without walls’ went viral on social media, and now its auction has turned into a ‘real’ community event complete with pizza and champagne.

Sexy snakes caught in the act

premium_icon Sexy snakes caught in the act

Two massive pythons were busted midway through an intimate moment on a couch in a suburban Brisbane home.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

A boxer and his wife have been slammed, even by their own family, for spending a “ridiculous” amount on their kid’s first birthday party.

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