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Kingscliff duo make the most of beach life

TANTALISINGLY GOOD: Kingscliff locals Tania Usher and Georgie Josephson have created Blue Ginger Picnics to bring a touch of elegance to the outdoors.

Kingscliff duo offer lavish lunch.

Four great Tweed Christmas treats

Tweed Coasts Farm and Co Michelle Stephens.

Here's a round up of the very best produce in Tweed.

Consumers to win big on credit card charges

Banks have agreed among themselves to dramatically overhaul how they charge card holders.

Big changes to how Australians will be charged on purchases

New business blossoming in Tweed

TREATMENT: Natural Vibes Beauty owner Erika Edwards provides healthy beauty care for clients.

Natural beauty is more than skin deep for Erika.

Turning family farm into an award-winning venture

WINNING ACCOLADES: Shaun and Tessa Martin from Yaru Water at Uki.

Mt Warning Water sharing in Wollumbin's good spirit

Tweed shines as holiday hotspot

HAPPY DAYS: Enjoying Kingscliff are the Bacon and Shooter families from Warwick in Queensland. From left Karla Bacon, Bridie Shooter, 15, Kerri Shooter, Ted Shooter, Lachie Bacon, 13, John Bacon and Riley Bacon 9.

Massive increase in domestic and international visitors

Australia’s deadliest jobs revealed

Jobs in agriculture are among the most dangerous in the country. Picture: Andy Rogers

Work in these professions? You’re more likely to die on the job

BUSINESS COLLAPSE: ‘I had to empty my kids’ accounts’

Former Michel's Patisserie franchisee Robert Verni.

Robert Verni says he was forced to empty his kids’ bank account

Darrell Lea’s $200 million treat

Kylie Hone of the Darell Lea Park Beach Plaza shows the store is still very much open.

THE 90-year-old Aussie confectionery maker Darrell Lea sold for $200 million

Coke cuts bottle size and ups price after sugar tax

Coca-Cola has blamed UK sugar tax for a price hike.

Coke contains more than 10g of sugar per 100ml

A COLOSSAL RISK: Huge danger sign for housing in Australia

There could be far too many apartments for sale in coming years. Picture: Glenn Hunt/The Australian What does a million dollars buy in Aussie capital cities?

Dangerous property trend could turn a downturn into worse

This is how one boarding school dealt with bullying

WHEN I was at a boy’s boarding school the college was set up as houses. One house had earned the reputation as the toughies’ house.

Maybe cyclists need to look at the way they are riding

Bicycle Queensland wants a truce between cyclists and motorists. Picture: AAP Image/Josh Woning

"As for registering bikes, don’t we have enough taxes?"

Climate change deniers full of hot air

HEAT IS ON: David Harris says the world is getting hotter.

Don't let the truth get in the way of a good story

Loathing towards cats needs to be changed

CAT CONNECTIONS: Macy relaxing in her cage and looking forward to finding a new home.

Cats don't deserve to be subjected to cruelty of council, residents

Salaries show Prime Minister is out of touch

The Prime Minister has exercised his power under MOPS, the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act, to grant up to 30 ministerial staff higher pay than under the enterprise agreement.

A kick for everyone who is struggling

Online death, rape threats need to be taken seriously

CYBER BULLYING: Online trolls, enough is enough.

"A threat is a threat, and there are laws against it."

SOAPBOX: I suspect we'll do it aGhan and aGhan

Slow TV might be new here, but we've taken to it strongly.

Slow TV might be new here, but we've taken to it strongly

REVEALED: Tests done on lake's blue-green algae levels

BALLINA Shire Council has received the latest test results on blue-green algae levels at Lake Ainsworth, but microbiological tests have not been finalised.

Former mayor's daughter fronts civil court over $15k debt

OWES MONEY: Belina Catherine Nott outside Ballina Local Court on January 17 after appearing for an examination over a civil dispute about unpaid electricity bills.

Belinda Nott is on a suspended jail sentence

'Great sorrow': Kyogle mourns death of 'true gentleman'

Kyogle is mourning the loss of Malcolm Wallis.

Shocking news has hit Kyogle with the death of one of their own

Security cameras to be installed at MP's home, office

Lismore MP Thomas George.

"I don't want to put anyone at risk... I don't care what it costs"

VIDEO: Police confirm latest in two truck head-on

Distressing scenes from the double-fatal truck accident on the Gwidyr Highway near Jackadgery.

Investigations continue into cause of double fatality

Double fatality in cattle truck head-on

A double fatality involving two trucks west of Grafton closed the Gwydir Highway in both directions.

UPDATE: Highway reopened after two truck collision

Torrent of abuse, threats at councillor exposes bigger issue

Lismore City Councillors, like others in NSW, are afforded little protections when it comes to harassment or bullying by members of the public.

Mayor urges community to take a stand against abusive people

Meeting Roger Federer: Why I was completely transfixed by him

Roger Federer practices on Margaret Court Arena in the lead up to the 2018 Australian Open. Picture: Jake Nowakowski

“I’ve maybe said a few too many things sometimes, but I try to be honest."

Home & Away star Jessica Falkholt dies in hospital

Jessica Falkholt has had her life support switched off and remains in a critical condition more than a fortnight after a horror crash that killed her parents and younger sister, a Sydney hospital has confirmed. Picture: AAP Image/Lisa Mann Creative Management, Sally Flegg

HOME and Away star Jessica Falkholt has lost her fight for life

The cure for cocaine addiction?

SCIENTISTS believe they could be on the way to curing cocaine addiction

Tributes flow for Jessica Falkholt

Actor Jessica Falkholt’s life support has been turned off, following the horror Boxing Day crash.

TRIBUTES have began flowing in for the Home & Away star

Has Vegemite thrown another bad idea on the barbie?

Vegemite no longer bears the Kraft name.

Could lamb, cheese and Vegemite sausages take over Australia Day?

Aldi Special Buy sells out in one minute

This was the scene at the Aldi store in Chatswood on Wednesday morning as shoppers tried to get their hands on this week’s Special Buy — a $199 rocking chair.

This 'special buy' was gone in about 60 seconds.

Lost GoPro owner turns up half a world away

The search is over for this woman after her GoPro was found washed up on the beach containing photos and videos of the surfer.

Five-year-old mystery solved in unlikely way

‘Disgusting’: Creepy delivery driver’s texts

A copy of the text messages sent to her phone.

The driver called himself “a fan” and even said “goodnight baby”

What it's like living in coldest place on Earth

The 50 permanent residents don't seem to mind the inhospitable conditions.

Not even the thermometers work in coldest place on Earth.

The 13 chained, captive kids ‘only came out at night’

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, have been arrested after their 13 children were found imprisoned and emaciated in their California home. Picture: Supplied

NEIGHBOURS revealed they used to joke about the “vampire” family.

Dad calls out store for being sexist against fathers

A dad has criticised a UK supermarket’s mother and baby section

SCOOP: Man with 'no money' steals two tubs of ice cream

Michael Bernard Luke Delta.

Michael Bernard Luke Delta, 25, pleaded guilty yesterday.

‘Bombshell’ in notorious UFO case

New allegations have been made about a suspected UFO encounter dubbed ‘Britain’s Roswell’. Picture: istock

Retired colonel says two men "may have been abducted"

Police chase rogue wallaby over Sydney Harbour Bridge

Three police officers pin down the kangaroo. Picture: John Grainger

IT HAS taken three police officers to pin down a wild wallaby

Shopper outraged over ‘sick’ baby ‘hotpants’

A shopper has accused Primark of “sexualising children”

Togs, cossie, swimmers or bathers: How to speak 'Stralian'

Swimsuits are called different things in different parts of Australia.

The English language is a dynamic, living thing

Home and Away crew mourns Jess

THE Home and Away cast and crew planned to gather today to mark the show’s 30th birthday, but the milestone turned to sorrow for actress Jessica Falkholt.

Halle Berry risks wardrobe malfunction in daring dress

Halle Berry arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

THE 51-year-old wore a dress with sheer cutouts at NAACP Awards.

Matt Damon: ‘I should close my mouth’

Matt Damon has apologised for weighing in to the #MeToo conversation.

Damon apologises for controversial #MeToo comments.

New details released about Han Solo movie

Harrison Ford as the original Han Solo.

The official plot synopsis for the upcoming film is here.

The Project’s ‘rude’ Nigella question

Nigella Lawson appeared on The Project last night.

VIEWERS rip into co-host Hamish Macdonald for “tasteless” question.

First look at Anna and Enrique’s twins

New parents Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have shared the first photos of their adorable twins.

Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias share photos of newborns.

Today promo is suspiciously familiar

Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner appear in the new promo for Today.

NEW ad is shockingly similar to BBC breakfast show ad.