Pigs really fly at family festival

RACING pigs were once again the popular attraction at last Sunday's Alstonville Family Festival.

Juvenile girl caught drink driving with carload of people

Checks revealed that she did not hold a driver's licence

Shark nets to be removed early

Shark meshing nets

Trail nets have been in the water for almost six months

Hemp fan reaps what he sows

Stall assistant Bubaloo Fahy at the Hemp Foods Australia stall at Mullumbimby Farmers' Market. PHOTO: KATE O'NEILL

Businessman and campaigner celebrates legalisation of hemp as food

Chance to clean up for dragons

Ballina-on-Richmond Rotarian Col Lee with the washing machines and dryers for sale.

Whitegoods the key to fundraising drive

Matthias transported at age 13

Matthias Isaac Lewis in his later years. He drowned, aged 69, in 1885. PHOTO: ANCESTRY.COM

Convict made the most of his new life in Australia

Ten awesome things to do this week

Editor of  Express Examiner Susanna Freymark interviews Casino's 2015 Mr Beef Chad Taylor.

From Mr Beef in Casino to Byron Bay Rugby

What's fresh at your local farmers' market

The pecan harvest is just beginning, so you will find a good selection at the markets from now. PHOTO: KATE O'NEILL

Pecans and cauliflowers among the new buys, as well as a great tea

First Fire firing on all cylinders

Owner Michael McGrath and trainer John Dart were all smiles after a win at the Casino greyhounds meeting on Tuesday night. PHOTO: TARRAH VANDERSTOK

Owner Michael McGrath and trainer John Dart all smiles at Casino

Council ski jump vote 'small victory' for residents

CONTROVERSIAL: A digital image of the proposed Lake Ainsworth Olympic ski jump facility provided by the NSW Office of Sport.

Councillors vote 8-0 not to support development application

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

The fast food war that created an Aussie empire

In a fast food fairytale, little guy Jack Cowin beat corporate giant Burger King.

How a fast food war helped one of Australia's best-known brands

Grazing company takes Toowoomba council to court

Grazing company fights council and gun club in court

New $7.8 million contract to give jobs boost for M'boro

A new contract has been awarded to Maryborough's Downer EDI factory.

A new rail contract has been awarded to the Downer EDI factory.

Brewery, shopping centre in plans to transform Gladstone

Graham McVean reveals his plans to transform hanson road. He wants to see a bridge, military museum, butterfly observatory, shopping centre, brewery etc so gladstone can have a bit of a community heart.

EXCLUSIVE: Businessman's ambitious ideas revealed

Refugee 'unfairly' sacked from Byron Bay Superfoods

Company labelled "vindictive" after civil war victim bullied

Three teenagers dead after horror highway crash

UPDATE: Three teenagers have been killed in a horror highway smash involving two trucks and a car this morning.

Fears woman, 62, will lose foot after motorbike crash

Several motorbikes were knocked over in a serious accident on the Pacific Hwy at Halfway Creek.

Westpac chopper called in after Pacific Hwy accident.

REVEALED: Coffs pubs make most 'violent' list

The Coffs Hotel and the Coast Hotel join a list of 15 NSW venues.

Two venues cop dishonourable mentions on State Government's list.

VIDEO: Truck crash on Pacific Highway

A truck is lifted out of a deep embankment on the side of the Pacific Highway on Friday, 26th May, 2017.

Significant delays after truck ploughs into table drain

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over school fire

Three girls, 15, are in custody over the Bellingen High School Fire in February.

UPDATE: Police arrest three teenage girls over high school fire

Are killer whales cruising our coastline?

A killer whale like this one was reportedly seen by a fisherman off the coast of Ballina yesterday.

Sighting a "very special thing" says marine ecologist

Hostage Situation: Accused to face court

Eyewitnesses huddle together outside the scene of a hostage situation at the Hotel Cecil in Casino.

50-year-old man to appear in court

Corby's lavish celebrations: Who's paying for it all?

Corby family is becoming a more garish version of the Kardashians

Millions laugh at angry Aussie pedestrian's karma

The dashcam video shows a car heading up Wyatt St in the city, and stopping at the lights to turn into Flinders St.

An enraged pedestrian who got a dose of instant karma

Corby's media escape masterminded by former army officer

Eleanor Whitman is an ex-army officer and works Tora Solutions, the security firm run by Corby’s bodyguard, John McLeod.

The mastermind behind Schapelle's escape has been revealed

Tyrell family unhappy with Schapelle's handbag

A photo of missing William Tyrrell on Schapelle Corby's bag.

William Tyrrell’s family are “not happy” about Schapelle Corby

'Black dog' police deaths spark call for memorial

Retired Sunshine Coast police officer Ian Browne supports a push to have officers who take their own lives included on state and national memorials.

'We should honour them': Push for memorials gains momentum

Schapelle Corby returns to Brisbane a social media star

Selfie of Schapelle Corby and her sister Mercedes in the car on the way to the airport before being deported.

Schapelle Corby is home free but yet to taste true freedom

Gladstone anti-vaxxers rally in silent protest

The Gladstone anti-vaxxers rallied at Lady Nelson Park on Sunday.

'Forced': Gladstone anti-vaxxers protest for freedom of choice.

Shot at the live shows slips through Sally's fingers

Sally Skelton and Bojesse Pigram pictured after their battle performance on The Voice.

Sunshine Coast singer's dramatic elimination from The Voice

Corby home but still in hiding

Schapelle Corby’s convoy leaves Brisbane International Airport.

Corby has begun her long-awaited journey to freedom

10-year-old boy thrown from waterslide

The boy was spat out of the slide before he went over the edge.

Images show a 10-year-old boy being hurled across concrete

Man shoots and kills eight people in suicide-by-cop attempt

Officers arrest suspect Cory Godbolt on Sunday, May 28, 2017, following several fatal shootings Saturday in Lincoln County, Miss., officials said.

Man who killed eight people had planned to commit suicide by cop

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s top maid quits suddenly

Sadie Rice reportedly quit after her job became too demanding.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s top housekeeper has suddenly quit

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Stores are running out of Marvel discs and parents aren’t happy

This kids disc craze is just getting crazier

Man flamed after labelling Byron Bay single girls 'stuck up'

Single man flamed on social media after labelling Byron Bay women 'loopy'.

"Most of the girls here are ... very stuck up, or just not right.

Incredible video of hair-raising crosswind landing

There's nothing like a good crosswind landing to get your heart pumping.

How's this for a nailbiting plane landing

A to Z of Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs

Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs are the latest craze in collectables.

What is Woolworths latest collectable craze about?

Woman shamed while exercising by thin bullies

BODY SHAMERS: Kylie McGuigan is trying to find Tracey - a woman who was mercilessly mocked and photographed by two slim women as she tried to climb Mount Coolum for the first time on Wednesday.

Woman bullied, photographed during exercise

HBO spills new details on Game of Thrones’ final season

JUST ahead of the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7, we’ve been given new details about what to expect from the eighth and final instalment.

Karl’s rant on Corby: ‘Made to look like idiots’

Karl Stefanovic is sick of hearing about Schapelle Corby.

Today co-host launched a tirade against Schapelle Corby media circus

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day

Why The Voice hasn't produced a star

Boy George responds to Brittania Clifford-Pugh's heart-warming message.

It's the industry, not the show, says Boy George

These actors hated their movies and didn’t mind admitting it

Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans in a scene from GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Every year, Hollywood blesses us with plenty of God awful movies.

Miranda Kerr and fiance hang up backyard tent for wedding

The decorators and caterers are arriving for the final preparations for the wedding of Miranda Kerr and Evan Spiegel. Pictures: Splash

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr are set to marry today

Book review: Mia Freedman's book meets her critics head on

I appreciated Freedman's blunt honesty in the book