Off Beat News

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Classic toys could now be worth nearly $4k

Classic toys could now be worth nearly $4k

Check those old boxes in the garage! Old toys such as Barbie and Hot Wheels could now be worth thousands of dollars online. Check the list here:

New twist in female poo jogger hunt

New twist in female poo jogger hunt

A female “poo jogger” has repeatedly defecated outside Roxy Jacenko’s office — and now the cafe next door has dropped a fresh lead.

'Randy' tradie caught having sex with man’s wife

'Randy' tradie caught having sex with man’s wife

A PLUMBER who was busted on camera in a late-night rendezvous at his client’s house with a married woman has spoken out.

Bluey nominated for an Emmy

premium_icon Bluey nominated for an Emmy

The cartoon taking the world by storm and putting the River City on the map has scored a nomination for a prestigious television awards in the world.

’Frustrated’ Man switches power off at police station

premium_icon ’Frustrated’ Man switches power off at police station

A MAN became so “frustrated” when he attended the police station and discovered it was closed that he switched off the power and destroyed a CCTV camera.

Mystery deepens after giant snake skin found in park

premium_icon Mystery deepens after giant snake skin found in park

Wildlife officials have had their say on where they reckon a giant python skin belonging to one of the world’s longest snake species

Decades later, the beach still gives me nightmares

premium_icon Decades later, the beach still gives me nightmares

I wonder how many people have been saved by surf lifesavers? I’m guessing one in five, probably more.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Woman fined for tiny G-string bikini

Woman fined for tiny G-string bikini

A tourist was slammed online for rocking a “piece of string” on a Philippines beach — prompting police to track her down and give her a $70 fine.

NewsMail reporter gives new Bundy Rum Ice Break a taste test

premium_icon NewsMail reporter gives new Bundy Rum Ice Break a taste test

We give our verdict after tasting Bundaberg Rum flavoured Ice Break.

Woman’s $2.80 bus fare led to $886 fine

Woman’s $2.80 bus fare led to $886 fine

A women who said she can prove she paid her bus fare was fined $885 anyway — all because her mobile phone ran out of juice.

Gympie girl now sixth in the world after stormy Spartan race

premium_icon Gympie girl now sixth in the world after stormy Spartan race

She even stopped mid-race to help a racer with hypothermia.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Robinson and Talbot engaged on live TV at Bathurst

premium_icon Robinson and Talbot engaged on live TV at Bathurst

It will be a Bathurst never forgotten for Gold Coast power couple racing driver Liam Talbot and former Hi5 presenter Charli Robinson.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

KFC turns drive-throughs into car washes

KFC turns drive-throughs into car washes

THINKING chicken for lunch? KFCs across the country are today hosting their first ever drive-through window wash service at select restaurants across Australia

‘Unfair’ reason for $568 parking fine

‘Unfair’ reason for $568 parking fine

When Kevin’s phone started ringing, he did the right thing and pulled over before answering it — but where he stopped landed him a whopping fine.

Backpacker wakes from a coma with no memory

premium_icon Backpacker wakes from a coma with no memory

French backpacker Nataya Demarchio lived a life that many others only dream of until she fell ill in Mildura. Weeks later in hospital, she had lost her memory.

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Aussies no longer have this meaty argument at dinner

Aussies no longer have this meaty argument at dinner

It’s the country’s favourite meat, and for years it’s been the point of contention for many Aussie families. But the family feud is coming to an end.

‘Awkward’: Snake pulled from gravesite

‘Awkward’: Snake pulled from gravesite

A funeral service had an unexpected disruption when a red-bellied black snake had to be pulled from a gravesite midway through.

Flyer ‘deserves free flights’ after vomit hell

Flyer ‘deserves free flights’ after vomit hell

A woman had to endure the trauma of being vomited on by a drunk passenger. And then, somehow, the flight got even worse.

Bride slams ‘trashy’ skin-tight dress

Bride slams ‘trashy’ skin-tight dress

A furious bride has publicly shamed her own cousin after she showed up at her wedding in a “horrible” skin-tight dress.

Wicked wings with a side of clean windows

premium_icon Wicked wings with a side of clean windows

Find out when you can get your windows cleaned at the KFC drive-through

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