Off Beat News

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Abandoned, starved dog saved after months living rough

premium_icon Abandoned, starved dog saved after months living rough

ANIMAL groups help to build confidence after he was rescued roaming horse paddocks in Warwick.

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.

Bride’s brutal $20 hens party fine

Bride’s brutal $20 hens party fine

A bride has detailed the ruthless rules she imposed on her mates attending her hens weekend — declaring she’s a self-confessed “henzilla”.

NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

premium_icon NOTHING SUSS: A fishy excuse leads to drug charges

POLICE were a bit unsure what kind of fish this fisherman was trying to catch.

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

POLICE have shared footage of the moment a gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong and resulted in a dad-to-be being dragged from his burning vehicle.

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

This ‘ensuite without walls’ went viral on social media, and now its auction has turned into a ‘real’ community event complete with pizza and champagne.

Sexy snakes caught in the act

premium_icon Sexy snakes caught in the act

Two massive pythons were busted midway through an intimate moment on a couch in a suburban Brisbane home.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

A boxer and his wife have been slammed, even by their own family, for spending a “ridiculous” amount on their kid’s first birthday party.

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

IT'S something you’d never want to see when on-board a long flight, especially when you’re taking off for your honeymoon.

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

A LARGE cannabis crop has been discovered inside an otherwise empty home near Gawler — and you should see the jury-rigged electricity supply.

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

When a healthy mum got so tired she couldn’t get out of bed, major alarm bells rang. She had no idea something was lurking “inside” her.

Did you lose $50k? Unlucky Queenslander misses cash call

premium_icon Did you lose $50k? Unlucky Queenslander misses cash call

The call was made as part of Channel 7's Cash Cow promotion, which features every morning on the Sunrise breakfast program.

Local army enthusiast 'humiliated' at Talisman Sabre

premium_icon Local army enthusiast 'humiliated' at Talisman Sabre

The self-described patriot was refused entry to the event

Teen's tinny found after 'devastating' theft

premium_icon Teen's tinny found after 'devastating' theft

A 14-year-old's tinny that was taken from a Sunshine Coast riverbank has been found, but not in the same condition the teenager left it in.

‘I tattooed my leg for free bowls of ramen’

premium_icon ‘I tattooed my leg for free bowls of ramen’

A split second decision has seen two women inked for life in exchange for free bowls of ramen.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Man fined $322 after donating books

Man fined $322 after donating books

A man has been slapped with a huge fine for trying to donate a box of books to charity in Melbourne, after he was tracked down through CCTV footage.

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

ASH Barty is on track to soon become the biggest earner in Australian tennis history — man or woman — as her bank balance booms.

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