Off Beat News

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Was it a UFO, meteor or an out-of-control Russian satellite?

Was it a UFO, meteor or an out-of-control Russian satellite?

NEW Zealanders were baffled by an object that streaked through the sky and then seemed to disappear. According to a leading space expert, this is what it was.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Her husband wants to name their baby daughter after his ex

Her husband wants to name their baby daughter after his ex

This poor wife is hurt and incredulous at what her husband wants to name their little girl.

Best beaches in Queensland on Tweed's doorstep

Best beaches in Queensland on Tweed's doorstep

For the second year in a row, Cylinder Beach on North Stradbroke Island claimed the top spot

Fri 4 Jan 2019

‘Hottest cop’ in strife over bikini snaps

‘Hottest cop’ in strife over bikini snaps

Adrienne Koleszar received an official warning from her bosses over her many Instagram bikini shots. But now, she’s back on the force.

Hilarious but heartbreaking: Woman's Gumtree ad goes viral

Hilarious but heartbreaking: Woman's Gumtree ad goes viral

A WOMAN'S Gumtree post has gone viral just days after she posted it online.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

'Unsolicited': Pics of ex-Tropical Cyclone Penny go viral

'Unsolicited': Pics of ex-Tropical Cyclone Penny go viral

PEOPLE are swiping right for hilarious images of the cyclone

Birdbox challenge sparks Netflix warning

Birdbox challenge sparks Netflix warning

NETFLIX'S latest grim flick Bird Box has led to the streaming platform issuing a warning against fans attempting a movie inspired, dangerous game at home.

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

$22k first class flights sold for $966 by mistake

Some lucky travellers rang in 2019 with a bargain airfare when Cathay Pacific made a huge error in its New Year’s Eve sale.

Savvy seniors are embracing technology in the new year

Savvy seniors are embracing technology in the new year

Seniors are invited to learn more about how to use technology

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Spider sparks huge police response

Spider sparks huge police response

A MAN'S fear of spiders sparked a dramatic police response from multiple units in Perth this morning.

Speed on Tweed plans rev up

Speed on Tweed plans rev up

We have had some good news with regard to the cost of establishing the track”

Tweed resident wins car in raffle just in time for summer

Tweed resident wins car in raffle just in time for summer

The Pottsville Beach Sports Club had been raffling off the car

Celebrity show community grants get local vote

Celebrity show community grants get local vote

The company behind the I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! series has donated $50,000

Man creates spreadsheet of wife’s ‘excuses’

Man creates spreadsheet of wife’s ‘excuses’

A woman has shared her husband’s cringe-worthy spreadsheet detailing the 27 attempts he’s made to initiate sex — including a column listing her “excuses”.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

VIDEO: Microsoft’s predictions for 2019

VIDEO: Microsoft’s predictions for 2019

A PROMOTIONAL video released 10 years ago from Microsoft predicts what 2019 would look like. It shows floor arrows and magical newspapers.

Massive NYE gaffe stuns revellers

Massive NYE gaffe stuns revellers

New Year’s Eve fireworks went off with a bang in Australia and around the world — but a major gaffe caught revellers’ eyes.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Terrifying find in wild WA weather

Terrifying find in wild WA weather

A MAN in Western Australia has shared possibly the most disturbing sight near his brother’s dam after a torrential storm. Warning: Not for the faint of heart.

Big gun billboard welcomes highway traffic to Gympie

Big gun billboard welcomes highway traffic to Gympie

A big billboard advertising a Logan-based business has popped up next to Gympie's "Welcome” sign for travellers headed north.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

Hot cross buns arrive months before Easter

Hot cross buns arrive months before Easter

SUPERMARKETS around the country have begun stocking hot cross buns just two days after Christmas and four months before Easter, raising ire from some.

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