Off Beat News

Wed 21 Aug 2019

ONE TOO MANY: Tourist regrets ‘stupid’ christening mistake

ONE TOO MANY: Tourist regrets ‘stupid’ christening mistake

After one too many drinks while at a christening, 32-year-old Rachael Wynn made a decision she says might cause her to lose her job.

‘Return’ of rare Cadbury block

‘Return’ of rare Cadbury block

WHEN Cadbury brought back this block for a limited time last year, it was so sought after it was being sold for 10 times its price on eBay.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

P-Plater caught with photocopied disability permit

P-Plater caught with photocopied disability permit

A P-Plater has lashed out at police who fined her for parking in a disabled spot with a fake permit.

Mystery stone baffles scientists

Mystery stone baffles scientists

An artefact housed in a small crypt in London is said to have mystical powers. Yet scientists have no idea where it came from.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Victoria cops sorry for gay discrimination

Victoria cops sorry for gay discrimination

VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says he's sorry for the way the force enforced historical laws which criminalised homosexuality.

Airport worker fired over nasty note

Airport worker fired over nasty note

AS Neal Strassner was walking through security at an airport, a worker handed him a handwritten note. The message inside got her fired.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Coles and Woolies’ toy swap day face-off

Coles and Woolies’ toy swap day face-off

Coles and Woolies will be bracing themselves for more shoppers today as they both hold swap days for Little Shop 2 and Ooshies.

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

Rich Kids’ most outrageous posts

They are known for flashing their cash and their ridiculously lavish lifestyles — but these Instagram pictures might be the craziest yet.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

12yo’s surprise prehistoric discovery in creek

12yo’s surprise prehistoric discovery in creek

A YOUNG boy on holiday with his family has made a stunning prehistoric find while exploring a creek bed on the grounds of the resort.

US man dies after taco-eating contest

US man dies after taco-eating contest

A man has died after taking part in a taco-eating competition in California.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

Couple want ‘revenge’ on scammer

A COUPLE who paid $420 for a double door fridge on Gumtree have told of how they “just want revenge” after being duped.

Sydney stabbings crate heroes celebrated with memes

Sydney stabbings crate heroes celebrated with memes

The heroes of the Sydney stabbing have been celebrated online, after they were able to subdue a lone knifeman terrorising bystanders.

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

High ranking porn star says she made just $12,000

Mia Khalifa ditched her risque past for a completely different profession, but her former career has continued to haunt her.

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

New twist in ‘ridiculous’ drive-thru rule

Many drivers were shocked to learn it is illegal to use your phone to pay at a drive-through, and the revelation has raised even more questions.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

Man gives girlfriend list of strict rules then cheats on her

A WOMAN has revealed how her “toxic” ex-boyfriend gave her a long list of things not to do on a night out, and the post has since gone viral.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

'A cotton bud nearly killed me': Aussie mum's warning

It's something most of us have done at least once, despite repeatedly being told not to. For Jasmine, this common bathroom habit very nearly killed her.

Ride-share driver mistakes stairs for driveway

Ride-share driver mistakes stairs for driveway

THIS ride-share driver might be getting a poor rating after mistaking a set of stairs for a driveway on Sydney’s eastern beaches.

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

'Why I threw $5000 off a clifftop'

'Why I threw $5000 off a clifftop'

Standing on a clifftop hundreds of kilometres above sea level, 23-year-old Brendan made a drastic decision that cost him thousands.

Email sign-offs ranked ‘good’ to ‘evil’

Email sign-offs ranked ‘good’ to ‘evil’

What does your email sign-off say about you? This eerily accurate chart will tell you whether you’re “good”, “neutral” or “evil”.

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