Merv Hughes serves up the three Bs

Simple pleasure make former international fast bowler happy

WINE REVIEW: Shining lights of wine world team up

Shaw and Smith serve up three great drops.

Supergroup of wine experts involved in Shaw and Smith

Recipes from the Andes give a culinary high

Discover the bright, bold flavours of Peruvian cuisine

Cooking confusion? Ask Donna Hay

Get in there ... ask Donna Hay what to do in the kitchen.

NEED some expert advice in the kitchen? Now’s your chance to get it

WATCH: Close encounter with killer whales off Byron Bay

Screenshot from a video of orcas off Byron Bay.

Incredible footage of orcas just 1km off the Byron Bay coast

Someone has been messing with my beer

A selection of beers on a tasting paddle.

These are Goldilocks beverages, but not in a good way

Change this ingredient in your toasted cheese sandwich

Tristan Lutze knows there’s a secret ingredient to improve the cheese toastie. You've been making cheese toasties wrongSource:Supplied

There is a way to get a perfect cheese toastie every time

HOME STYLE: Put thought into office functionality

I USED to imagine it would be fun to call my website iworkinmypyjamas.com.au.

Here's how to get the groceries home when plastic bags are banned

Alternatives to plastic shopping bags include cardboard boxes and reusable shopping bags.

We are discarding more than one trillion plastic bags a year

Go with the flow and blend living spaces

Create flow by blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor living spaces.

How to create a seamless indoor and outdoor living space

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Find the best mix of colour combinations to suit your mood this season.

Top picks for home-grown tomatoes

The Rapunzel tomato.

Try these tasty treats on for size

Gardening with kids, one of life's simple pleasures

Give the kids their own pot or space in the garden to grow whatever they want, but make it fun.

Get outside and you could have a green thumb on your hands

Native garden is competition's City Grand Champion

BUZZING BEAUTY: Gordon and Maria Reynolds, 40 Smythe Dr, in their winning garden.

To be crowned this year's winner was a dream come true

Hallelujah, Mr Jinx has gone to his grave

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

Why I'm rejoicing about the death of my unreliable mower

Gardening: Geraniums cope with almost anything

Geraniums, like Oh So Orange, provide colour for much of the year.

Spring is here and garden centres everywhere are a riot of colour

Does your home town feature in winning travel video?

A BRISBANE 22-year-old won the people's choice award in a worldwide travel competition with a $10,000 overall travel prize up for grabs.

Aboriginal teen flies flag on Everest

Sarafina Elliott plants the Aboriginal flag on Mt everest Picture: ABC Kimberley

Teen planted flag on world's tallest point to honour her culture.

What you need to know about Tigerair’s $1 flights

Tigerair passengers can fly home from domestic destinations for $1 as part of this week’s sale. Picture: Shae Beplate

Money-saving deal starts at 12pm (AEDT).

Qantas unveils game-changing Dreamliner

Great Southern Land is the first of Qantas’ new Dreamliner aircraft.

Meet Great Southern Land, the latest addition to the Qantas family

VIDEO: Slow down at seaside locale

LAIDBACK VIBE: The Ballina Lighthouse beside the sea.

Family friendly Ballina delivers on fun, food and maritime history

Majority of Aussies support "child-free" zones on transport

More than half of Australians support child-free zones

Spoilers: The Project question that made Hemsworth see red

CHRIS Hemsworth wasn’t too happy with one particular question on The Project this week - and fans of the Thor franchise feel the same way.

The Block: Where are they now?

Scott Cam and Shelley Craft from The Block.

Here’s what all of your favourite Block stars are doing now

Harvey Weinstein hits back at actress

Harvey Weinstein has refuted sexual harassment claims against at least one accuser. Picture: AFP/Yann Coatsaliou

Harvey Weinstein has taken the unusual step of hitting back

Jane Barnes: They thought I was the bad influence

Jimmy Barnes at his home in Sydney this year.

Jimmy's daughter sad to learn her father hated himself so much

GoT star ‘cried’ reading final script

Kit Harington as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, said he “cried” when he read the final script for the hit show. Picture: Supplied

Kit Harington broke down after reading the final ever script

Bieber’s shock tattoo stuns fans

Justin Bieber shocked fans with his latest tattoo. Picture: Instagram

Justin Bieber’s fans are in mourning after his latest trick

Feldman to out Hollywood paedophiles

Corey Feldman says he is working on a plan to out his abusers. Picture: Supplied

Former child star Corey Feldman says he is working on a plan

New thong jeans are a disgrace to denim

IT’S a known fact that millennials are obsessed with wacky denim trends. But this barely there style may be the cheekiest — and most horrendous — yet.

Meet our unconvential Miss World contender

“I believe that everyone has equal rights”: Voloder Picture: Christian Gilles

Miss World contender Esma Voloder opens up on same-sex marriage

Bizarre photo app no one was asking for

Picture: Tim Carrafa

This could be the worst idea for an app ever.

Unsuspecting woman bares all in ‘see-through’ leggings

Total bummer ... Kimberley Williams discovered that her new Puma workout tights were completely see-through in certain light. Picture: Guzelian

"Do you booty test your items before they hit the stores?"

Getting fit killed sex drive of these four women

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The one place that isn’t their strong point is the bedroom

Rocky mum of two to set pulses racing at Miss Supercars

Model Mercury Mowen's biggest fans are her two kids, 3-year-old son Gabriel and his 2-year-old sister Nova. The Rocky woman is set to get pulses racing at the upcoming Miss Supercar event on the Gold Coast.

Mercury Mowen to compete at sports model competition

$10 lipstick better than expensive brands

APPAREL brand Sportsgirl has never been a front-runner when it comes to cosmetics. So how do their new range of lipsticks, foundations and palettes stack up?

The Aldi special buy you won't be getting

Shoppers outside discount supermarket chain Aldi. Picture: Rohan Kelly

Australian ALDI shoppers will miss out on another popular item

How Toowoomba blogger made $400 in two days

Toowoomba blogger Bindy Scott with husband Trent and their children LuLu and Tommy.

Documenting her everyday life as a wife and mother

Samsung partners with Google to bring AR to 100m devices

DJ Koh, President of Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business.

Tech giant unveils new version of Bixby in San Francisco

Kmart's new range proves why it must stick to homewares

Kmarts new summer fashion range isn’t quite what we expected. Picture: Brendan Radke

Kmart’s new cheap apparel proves the store must stick to homewares

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

Huawei declares death of the smartphone

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery

Chinese tech giant introduced its first AI mobile chipset, Kirin 970

Screening of anti-vaccination film 'could cost kids' lives'

DOCTORS are warning an anti-vaccination documentary to be screened in Toowoomba today and across regional Queensland could ultimately cost children’s lives.

premium_icon Ian Frazer on cusp of breakthrough on neck cancer vaccine

The new vaccine will be trialled on head and neck cancer patients in Brisbane.

IAN Frazer may be on the cusp of another big cancer breakthrough

How to lose weight in 20 mins a day

It is possible to lose weight in 20 minutes a day. But you’ll probably need to back away from biscuit tin too. Picture: Geri Farr

It is possible to lose weight with just 20 minutes of exercise a day

Same sex marriage legal by Christmas if yes succeeds

PM Malcolm Turnbull did a Facebook Live with news.com.au. Picture Kym Smith

Turnbull says the issue will be decided by Christmas

OPINION: A fine line in allowing euthanasia

A "proud” Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says terminally ill Victorians are closer to getting the dignity they deserve.

Guidelines around euthanasia need to be exceptionally tight

Sickening truth about this global drug map

Zombie drugs are causing an epidemic in the US, Canada, and here

When should you tell your kids about Santa?

IF THE tooth be told, parents' little falsehoods mostly get washed away with the rain, dear.

Mum weds at city hospital 14 hours after baby birth

DOUBLE BLESSING: Stacey Reeves (holding baby Layla) and Mark Reeves (holding Cleo)were married at Toowoomba Hospital with older siblings Shayleigh and Jasper Mooreon hand to witness the happy event.

Hospital perfect venue for mum's wedding after safe baby delivery

Billy Joel to be a dad again at 68

Billy Joel is to become a dad again. Picture: Supplied

Joel will become a father for the third time next month

Birds are counting on us to count on them

FLIGHT OF FANCY: BirdLife Australia's Dr Golo Maurer enjoys taking his children birdwatching.

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an ideal activity for families

Riding into a bright future

CYCLE OF LIFE: Taking part in different activities can teach children persistence and other valuable life lessons.

Experiences open up the world to kids

Macca’s sneaky restaurant smartphone tactic

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It's getting harder for families to have quality bonding time

Baby naming journey leaves mum one-way trip to Denialand

Choosing a name for your baby is not something to take lightly.

Mum-to-be left stumped at idea of naming small human

Is this the future of dating?

Facebook's virtual reality dating show has people talking, but will it catch on?

‘Guess I’m greedy’: The confessions of a polyamorous woman

Laurie Penny is a British author and columnist.Source:Supplied

‘I’ve been polyamorous for nearly a decade. Here’s how I make it work’

Polyamory: Here's how to make it work

Laurie Penny is re-defining what it means to 'have it all'

Polyamory is the hot new lifestyle option

Will Sophie find true love?

Sophie Monk stars in season three of The Bachelorette and, left, contestant Apollo Jackson poses with Sophie during one of the group dates.

Why hasn't this eligible star met Mr Right yet?