Off Beat News

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Pregnant firefighter hits the road

Pregnant firefighter hits the road

A young firefighter who is 13 weeks pregnant has defended her decision to hit the road with her fire crew, saying she couldn’t sit by and watch.

Cyclist refuses to move for mum and baby

Cyclist refuses to move for mum and baby

A CYCLIST laying across four seats on a train refused to move, preventing a mum with a pram from having a seat on the crowded carriage.

Awkward find in real estate ad

Awkward find in real estate ad

A homeowner has been inundated with unwanted attention after viewers spotted a suspicious substance in their viral house listing.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong

Gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong

Expectant parents keep coming up with more elaborate ways to announce the sex of their baby. But they are also getting more dangerous.

Amazon pulls ‘disgraceful’ kids’ shirts

Amazon pulls ‘disgraceful’ kids’ shirts

The e-retail giant has been slammed yet again, this time for a range of kids’ clothing bearing one truly “wrong” and offensive slogan.

Firey blames greenies for blazes, why experts say he's wrong

Firey blames greenies for blazes, why experts say he's wrong

A rural firefighter has issued a heartbreaking plea on social media, but experts say he may not have his facts quite right.

Sun 10 Nov 2019

’Racist grandpa’: Court slammed again

’Racist grandpa’: Court slammed again

Australian journalist Gideon Haigh has labelled Margaret Court the “racist grandpa” of Australian tennis amid same-sex controversy.

Sat 9 Nov 2019

Lotto winner’s dollar-store secret

Lotto winner’s dollar-store secret

Marie Kibler pocketed more than $4 million after hitting the jackpot – but the bargain-savvy winner has revealed a surprising addiction.

Truth about iconic Bridesmaids scene

Truth about iconic Bridesmaids scene

Kristen Wiig never wanted to include the food-poisoning scene in Bridesmaids. Now director Paul Feig has revealed how it came to be.

Handshake sparks wild tennis blow-up

Handshake sparks wild tennis blow-up

Madness erupted as a furious female tennis player confronted her opponent — and her coach fell on his backside trying to back her up.

Why Sam Armytage performed an exorcism on her house

Why Sam Armytage performed an exorcism on her house

Her house kept hurting her – with open windows suddenly shutting on her fingers and the shower scalding her – she called in the local priest.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Why this Aussie works every single day

Why this Aussie works every single day

Kitch Catterall is one of a million Aussies working a “side hustle” on top of full-time jobs. But experts say the booming trend comes with big risks.

Viral tattoo girl reveals extreme plan

Viral tattoo girl reveals extreme plan

She went blind after she had her eyeballs tattooed blue as part of $37,000 she has spent on body modification. But Amber Luke isn’t done yet.

‘Strange’ moment TV viewer saved reporter

‘Strange’ moment TV viewer saved reporter

Antoinette Lattouf was shocked when a viewer contacted her to say she’s spotted something “strange” about her during a TV appearance.

Identical notes expose boyfriend’s huge lie

Identical notes expose boyfriend’s huge lie

Catherine Garrod loved receiving “heartfelt” handwritten cards from her boyfriend, but his notes led to a surprising discovery

Kim reveals why Kanye paid her $1.45 million

Kim reveals why Kanye paid her $1.45 million

Kim Kardashian is often paid a lot to model clothes, but husband Kanye West rewarded her handsomely for not wearing this particular brand

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Three hot dogs, a sandwich and drinks attract a $190 bill

Three hot dogs, a sandwich and drinks attract a $190 bill

A family of tourists is furious after having to fork out close to $200 for a simple lunch in a notorious rip-off spot in Italy.

Mum sprays breast milk over crowd

Mum sprays breast milk over crowd

The wild moment a partying mum sprays breast milk over a crowd of ravers at a dance festival has been caught on camera.

Accused conwoman’s bizarre disguise

Accused conwoman’s bizarre disguise

Extraordinary footage has emerged of alleged serial conwoman Samantha Azzopardi wearing a school uniform with two young children in tow

How to get a free Slurpee today only

How to get a free Slurpee today only

It sounds too good to be true, but Slurpees are being handed out free today only. Here’s how you can get your hands on one

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