Off Beat News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Like all good things made in New Zealand, we like to claim them as our own. But Jacinda Ardern’s fiance thinks we’ve gone too far, this time.

The woman Kmart mums fear

The woman Kmart mums fear

Anarchy is whirling on Kmart mum Facebook groups, all thanks to one mystery woman. She’s loathed and feared — and the war is getting hilarious.

Thu 18 Jul 2019

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

WHEN Neil Armstrong took off to make man’s first steps on the moon, the world was bracing for disaster. This is what we would have heard if it had gone wrong.

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

Brothel owner’s Ben Cousins update

The fallen AFL star has retained a friendship with a well-known brothel madam who he lived with during one of his darkest periods.

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

Tesla drivers conquer the Queensland outback

A couple from Melbourne has made the 4300 round trip to Birdsville and back, with stops throughout the southwest.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

‘Weird’ viral freezer theory busted

When a woman revealed the “real” purpose of a feature found in every freezer, people were gobsmacked. But it turns out, she was very wrong.

World’s craziest supercar revealed

World’s craziest supercar revealed

There is a new contender for the world’s most bonkers supercar, signalling the revival of a famous badge. But the price will make your eyes water.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Chef sacked over ‘horrific’ butter prank

Chef sacked over ‘horrific’ butter prank

A man’s practical joke has spectacularly backfired, leaving him out of a job and a colleague “scalded and hospitalised”. WARNING: Graphic

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

Wedding guests need to stop doing this

A photographer has laid into selfish wedding guests who “ruin” the big day with their behaviour — and it’s something many are guilty of.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Bankwest Stadium’s streaker 'problem'

Bankwest Stadium’s streaker 'problem'

YET another streaker has been caught at Bankwest Stadium with the latest offender attending the game as a guest of the NRL.

Passenger’s vile outburst on plane

Passenger’s vile outburst on plane

A woman in her 30s on-board a plane has been filmed hurling abuse during a sickening xenophobic attack on a fellow passenger.

Sun 14 Jul 2019

9/11 predictor’s ‘crazy’ new claim hits close to home

9/11 predictor’s ‘crazy’ new claim hits close to home

A futurist who correctly foresaw 9/11 and the GFC has revealed his “craziest” prediction for the coming decade.

Busker chases down alleged teen thief

Busker chases down alleged teen thief

A Sydney busker has chased down an a teen who allegedly tried to rob him in Pitt Street Mall.

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!

Fri 12 Jul 2019

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”.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

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.

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.

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