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Fri 24 Jan 2020

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

A woman on a bus has been screamed down by fellow passengers who called her “racist” after she told them to speak to each other in English.

Doomsday is now much closer

Doomsday is now much closer

The keepers of the Doomsday clock have said we’re closer than ever to meeting our end, and they say one group of people is to blame.

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

KOALAS have been identified as one of the many animals sold for human consumption in the Chinese market linked to the deadly coronavirus virus outbreak.

Star’s bizarre ‘exorcism’ video stuns fans

Star’s bizarre ‘exorcism’ video stuns fans

Actress Julianne Hough has been filmed writhing and moaning during a “bizarre” energy session, and it has fans spooked.

Mystery as 10yo boy ‘gets girl pregnant’

Mystery as 10yo boy ‘gets girl pregnant’

In a case that’s caused controversy across Russia, a 10-year-old boy is alleged to have impregnated his 13-year-old friend – but there’s one catch.

Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

A “retail traineeship” job listing at a NSW post office is causing a stir on social media thanks to one telling line slamming young people.

Beachgoers’ shock as huge shark spotted in popular river

premium_icon Beachgoers’ shock as huge shark spotted in popular river

WATCH: Beachgoers got a shock yesterday afternoon after a huge shark was spotted entering the Noosa River.

‘Thrilled to be alive’: Vet home after Antarctic trek

premium_icon ‘Thrilled to be alive’: Vet home after Antarctic trek

He endured oxygen deprivation, frostbite, weight loss, hallucinations and temperatures as low as -40 C.

Fans shocked by Carpool Karaoke ‘lie’

Fans shocked by Carpool Karaoke ‘lie’

James Corden has been fooling us for years. A behind-the-scenes video has revealed how he really pulls off his Carpool Karaoke segment.

Is Coles rolling out a ‘food that looks like genitals’ line?

Is Coles rolling out a ‘food that looks like genitals’ line?

Supermarket reveals what's going on with the new-look ‘vagicado’ and whether or not it's a new entry into the popular ‘fruit that look like genitalia’ grocery line.

Horror video of woman eating bat in China

Horror video of woman eating bat in China

A woman has been filmed devouring a bat while at a market at the centre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan. WARNING: Graphic

GOTCHA: snake caught with frog in the throat

premium_icon GOTCHA: snake caught with frog in the throat

AND this slippery customer has more surprises in store – read on …

Gympie man says he grew weed ‘for research purposes’

premium_icon Gympie man says he grew weed ‘for research purposes’

Retiree finds alternative remedy for health issues stemming from a gunshot wound to the head he suffered in 1996.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Couple’s DIY-snack wall for wedding guests

Couple’s DIY-snack wall for wedding guests

Snack-loving couple Charlotte and Gavin Bell recently wowed wedding guests with a chip wall they built themselves – and given the reaction, it could take off.

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

Celeste Barber to make fashion runway debut

After pashing Tom Ford at New York Fashion Week in 2018, Celeste Barber will be making her runway debut at Melbourne Fashion Festival in March.

Aussie man shoots himself in groin

Aussie man shoots himself in groin

A Melbourne man who allegedly had a homemade firearm tucked down the front of his pants was injured when it went off between his legs.

Belle Gibson adopted, changes her name

Belle Gibson adopted, changes her name

BELLE Gibson is no longer hiding away in her Northcote home. Instead, she claims to have been adopted by an Ethiopian community.

‘Sacrilegious but so crunchy’:  Weet-Bix schnitty has landed

premium_icon ‘Sacrilegious but so crunchy’: Weet-Bix schnitty has landed

Chefs are giving Aussie classics a twist ahead of Australia Day, with the Weet-Bix schnitty and a reimagined Bunning’s sausage among the weirder mash-ups on the...

Maroons legends to turn bronze

premium_icon Maroons legends to turn bronze

Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are so beloved in Melbourne, the Storm are to immortalise the Maroons legends outside AAMI Park.

Downey Jr. doesn’t regret wearing blackface

Downey Jr. doesn’t regret wearing blackface

The actor recently discussed his controversial role in the 2008 movie Tropic Thunder in which he wore blackface.

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