Off Beat News

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Youtube prankster faces court over ‘underwater’ car stunt

premium_icon Youtube prankster faces court over ‘underwater’ car stunt

A Youtube prankster has faced court over driving offences allegedly committed during an ‘underwater car’ stunt last year.

Sex toy thief released from jail

premium_icon Sex toy thief released from jail

Aaron Thompson was forced to sleep on the floor of an overcrowded lockup while on remand for stealing sex toys from a Palmerston adult shop, a court has heard.

Macca’s X-rated dessert fail

Macca’s X-rated dessert fail

McDonald’s has unveiled a brand new dessert option – and it has gone viral thanks to its very awkward and not-safe-for-work name.

Violent gnome thief on the run after shovel attack

premium_icon Violent gnome thief on the run after shovel attack

Police are hunting for a man after he bashed a woman over the head with a shovel in a violent attempted robbery in a quiet Coast street early this morning.

Revealed: Australia’s fiercest bloody mullet

premium_icon Revealed: Australia’s fiercest bloody mullet

THE SEARCH for Australia’s fiercest bloody mullet is finally over. Check out who the proud owner of the country’s greatest Achey-Breaky-Mistakey is right here

Violent awakening as whale drags boat for 200m

premium_icon Violent awakening as whale drags boat for 200m

Two men were given a pre-dawn shock when their boat was taken for a ride.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Men used inflatable raft in retrieval effort gone wrong

premium_icon Men used inflatable raft in retrieval effort gone wrong

TWO island campers who woke early Tuesday morning to see their anchored vessel drifting away used an inflatable raft in a retrieval effort gone wrong.

Mistake costs Gogglebox star his holiday

Mistake costs Gogglebox star his holiday

A former Gogglebox star has had to forego his US holiday because of one simple mistake. And it’s a lesson to other travellers.

Airline’s creepy pre-flight demand

Airline’s creepy pre-flight demand

An airline that asked a woman to have a pregnancy test at the airport before boarding her flight has given a bizarre explanation why.

Mum’s disgusting Amazon order diaper surprise

Mum’s disgusting Amazon order diaper surprise

The “exhausted” mother came home to find her Amazon order contained a disgusting surprise - that has made her scared to shop there again.

'Worse than childbirth': Sprained ankle sparks pain hell

'Worse than childbirth': Sprained ankle sparks pain hell

When teenager Moana Ruhfass hurt herself dancing, she had no idea it would trigger a rare disorder - and a life of constant pain and suffering.

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Mum flees home as creepers 'explode' from supermarket fruit

Mum flees home as creepers 'explode' from supermarket fruit

Mother of two Holly Cray was left traumatised after discovering an unexpectedly lethal item in her purchase, fleeing her home as a result.

KENO WIN: 'I screamed and my legs went wobbly'

premium_icon KENO WIN: 'I screamed and my legs went wobbly'

A Maryborough local has walked away from a pub lunch with a huge Keno win

Woman’s hilarious $11k game show fail

Woman’s hilarious $11k game show fail

A hapless game show contestant has missed out on thousands of dollars in prize money after making one massive blunder on-air.

'I licked my finger': Man says he didn't know he tasted meth

premium_icon 'I licked my finger': Man says he didn't know he tasted meth

A MAN claimed he didn’t know the drug was meth when he tasted it, before he was caught drug driving.

Australia’s oldest man turns 110

premium_icon Australia’s oldest man turns 110

Queensland farmer Dexter Kruger, who was born when horse and buggy was still the main form of transport has revealed his secret to long life.

Online gamer’s unique idea to help bushfire victims

premium_icon Online gamer’s unique idea to help bushfire victims

An avid gamer from Brassall has come up with a unique way to help raise money to support those affected by the bushfires.

Sun 12 Jan 2020

Quick-thinking jetskiers extinguish Sandy Hook fire

premium_icon Quick-thinking jetskiers extinguish Sandy Hook fire

SOME quick-thinking jet skiers used the rooster tails produced by their skis to extinguish a fire which broke out at Sandy Hook.

Sat 11 Jan 2020

Cat attack after woman attempts to break up fight

premium_icon Cat attack after woman attempts to break up fight

A woman suffered puncture wounds to her leg early this morning after attempting to break up a cat fight.

Video: Monster 2.7m python discovered in Qld home

premium_icon Video: Monster 2.7m python discovered in Qld home

A Qld firefighter has told of the shocking discovery and captured on video the rescue of a 2.7-metre python at a home in the state’s southeast. SEE THE VIDEO

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