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Busted: Another MAFS pair swap

IT SEEMS two more MAFS contestants have swapped partners. They’ve been busted getting domestic together in the suburbs.

Hyundai gambles on electric vehicles for Oz this year

The Hyundai Kona could be available with electric power by the end of the year. Pic: Supplied.

Hyundai will start the zero-emission car race this year.

Lexus again tops ownership satisfaction survey

Lexus has topped a consumer satisfaction survey for the fourth year in a row.

Skoda pushes Lexus for the title.

Rare number plate gets $268,000...more than a Jag E-Type

This Brysons-delivered 1968 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 2 Coupe displaying just 65,500 miles on its odometer, was the top selling vehicle at Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Auction on February 19, bringing $174,000.

It's rare number plates which continue to deliver cash windfalls.

Food fit for a prince

CHERISH by Anne Shooter, published by Headline Home 2018.

Food fit for a prince

Marathon pledge to share pool passion

GREAT LENGTHS: Warwick resident Alan Meade is planning to swim 300 laps to raise money for WIRAC's aquatic disabilities in a Swim-a-thon on March 2.

Warwick man's great lengths to keep local pool inclusive.

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

The British journalist shared pictures of the texts on Twitter this week.

A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

Could you be ‘Australia’s best eater’ for paid dream gig?

LISTEN up, foodies — Menulog is looking for the country’s best eater to get paid to scoff pizza, schnittys and curry.

‘Live maggots’ found in ALDI food

The woman from NSW posted a video on Facebook, showing the product's packaging and the maggots that she allegedly found wriggling on the top of the dessert. Picture: Facebook

Woman claims she found maggots crawling on her ALDI chocolate pudding

Woman’s insanely healthy fridge

Food blogger Jenny Wong's super healthy fridge.

This is the most smug fridge in Aussie history

Incredible transformation to male model

Gwilym Pugh, from insurance salesman to international model. Picture: Instagram

MEET the red-headed insurance salesman who shed 42kg

Cocktails bring the wow factor

CELEBRATE IN STYLE: Tori Howe prepares cocktails for the Apple and Grape Ball.

Apple and Grape Ball shakes up the menu

Banana Girl’s crazy new jungle life

Freelee the Banana Girl is living ‘off the grid’ in a jungle in South America. 'Banana Girl' shows off new jungle lifestyle

'Banana Girl' spends most of her days naked and no longer shaves her body hair

Everyday veg key to weight loss

Enjoying a glass of beetroot juice every day could help people lose weight.

Is beetroot juice a powerhouse veg, or just a fad?

Don't just dream about it

Given most of us spend one-third of our lives in bed, it makes sense to create a stylish and welcoming retreat

Laying it out straight

Persian rugs are incredibly elegant and their patterns tend to be elaborate as they're often crafted by hand.

Magic carpet guide will mean you're not floored by rugs

Slice of paradise defies valuation

PARADISE FOUND: More a private resort than a home, this stunning Mudjimba property is truly one of a kind.

Rare slice of paradise that's impossible to value

Why asking your table to dim the lights is almost a thing

Everything you see here is connected, meaning you can ask the chair, pot plant, fridge and more to activate other devices in the house. For example: "Hey, Bixby. Turn the airconditioner to 14 degrees" could be said to the coffee table.

SAMSUNG works with companies to build technology into furniture.

Turn over a new leaf

When we think about colour in the garden, we usually think about flowers.

Crepe myrtles a real beauty

QUEENS OF THE GARDEN: Diamond in the dark crepe myrtles grow magnificently.

The queen of the garden

Community says farewell to a gardening gem

TAKE A LOOK AROUND: Suzette Pill from the Whistle Stop Community Garden.

Garden community saddened by passing of friend

Let your love grow this Valentine's Day

PLANT THE SEEDS: A foodie or gardening enthusiast will love an edible gift that keeps giving.

Flowers last days, a plant will last years

Family devastated as pet dogs 'drop dead overnight'

Ten-week-old Macey, an American staffy-bulldog cross and four-year-old Reba, a cattle dog-Jack Russell terrier cross fell victim to what vets believe was a brown snake bite near Sarina.

Andergrove and Blacksbeach have been targeted areas.

Could this be the perfect tree for your garden?

Fall in love with evergreen tree that produces flowers en masse

Bring the outdoors in by using suitable Aussie natives

Kentia palms make an ideal indoor plant as they are slow-growing and are tolerant of low light and low humidity.

Many Australian natives can have a happy life in your home

Passenger’s farts force plane to land

OF ALL the reasons for an emergency flight landing, this is one is truly bizarre.

Couple’s big $2 million gamble

The family has loved "stripping back their life" and only travelling with the bare necessities. Picture: Instagram

Tracey and Rob were sick of Sydney life, so they sold their home

Aussie couple road tests hotels by having sex in them

Justin and Jess have revealed their steamy hotel experiences.

They won a comp to share stories of getting lucky in hotel rooms

Horrible truth about long-term travel

Oh sure, travel looks and sounds super glamorous. But it can get messy fast.

Travel isn’t as glamorous as people make it out to be

Passengers reject 'unacceptable’ offer after cruise from hell

Passengers from the Carnival Legend being taken off the cruise ship by Police in Eden, NSW.

Passengers reject ‘unacceptable’ compensation after ‘cruise from hell’

Make a great Cape escape

AERIAL VIEW: There's a lot to love about Cape Town, South Africa.

Explore the wonders of Cape Town

Sojourn to savour in the heart of Melbourne

DoubleTree by Hilton delivers on a delectable taste of Melbourne

Benji Madden loves Oz coffee

Benji says the reactivated version of Good Charlotte is the best version of the band, and talks of his love of local coffee and his marriage to Cameron Diaz.

What Channel 7 won’t tell you about ‘new show’ Take Me Out

Um, deja vu much?

It’s what Channel 7 didn’t say that’s more interesting.

Magda Szubanski’s comedy tribute to mum

Shane Jacobson, Magda Szubanski and Kuni Hashimoto in a scene from The BBQ.

Magda reveals her sense of humour came from her late mother.

Kesha cancels Bluesfest performance

NO SHOWS: Kesha performing Praying at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in January. She injured herself earlier this month and has had to cancel her Australia and New Zealand tours, as well as her performance at Byron Bay Bluesfest.

Kesha will no longer be headlining Bluesfest 2018

Is Ed Sheeran already hitched?

Ed Sheeran might already have tied the knot with fiance, Cheery Seaborn.

LOOKS like Ed Sheeran has put a ring on it

‘Twenty nymphomaniacs in a hotel together’

Dean and Tracey have hinted at wild behaviour off-camera on Married At First Sight.

Married At First Sight’s Dean Wells spills show secrets.

Photo that exposes Hollywood

It was hard not to notice the elephant in the room during the Red Sparrow London media call.

‘Quietly depressing’ photo shows film industry's double standards.

Play it cool this autumn

Autumn is around the corner and these smart-casual trends will see you through the season's style shift

Aspiring supermodel chases her dream overseas

Mackay supermodel hopeful Danielle Gutschlag.

Mackay teen set to compete in Fiji

Frock star

Have some fun this summer with feminine fashion

Commonwealth Games uniform: 'Fresh, fun and very Australian'

Matt Hauser (triathlon) and Britany Elmslie (swimming) show off the Australian Commonwealth Games team uniform as it was launched at The Star on the Gold Coast.

Team will have more than 700 athletes and officials

OPINION: Perfection is impossible to achieve

Natalie Hicks dropped half her body weight in 18 months.

"Don't strive for perfection, strive for progress"

Stylish art you can wear comfortably

Fashion label turns works of art into fashionable pieces to wear.

Expert argues you could force Aldi to order-in special buy

ALDI customers have become increasingly frustrated as they miss out on Special Buys. But could the retailer be breaking the law?

This $15 trick will save you thousands

Take the stress out of family dinners with a meal planning board. The best meal delivery services

These mums have said goodbye to monotony of tacos on Tuesday and Spag bol...

Kmart destroying ‘confused’ icon

Shoppers are passing H&M by.

Sales at H&M down after aggressive store openings

$49 Kmart item rated ‘better than luxury brands’

A Kmart item has rated well in a recent Choice survey.

$49 Kmart suitcase that’s rated higher than luxury brands

Popular children's pram recalled over safety risk

Nationwide retailer forced to recall popular pram over safety flaw

It's time to shop smarter

THINK SMART: Coolum and North Shore Coast care have launched a new 'smartbag' to replace plastic shopping bags, and Stephanie Phillips wants everyone to support it.

LOOK out for the environment while doing your shopping.

Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

A FAMILY has suffered a heartbreaking loss after their 17-year-old daughter died when her headphones ‘melted in her ears’

Illness similar to mad cow disease claims life

Queensland Health was ­notified of the confirmed case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) last month. Picture: File photo

Disease similar to mad cow disease claims life in Queensland

Fitness blogger Ashy Bines targets kids with new program

Ashy Bines. Image: Instagram.

The controversial blogger will launch a kids TV program

‘My life came to a screeching halt’

"I don't know if I'll ever get ill again ... but what I do know is that life is so short and fleeting. We need to make the most of every moment we can." Picture: Supplied

I thought I wouldn’t survive

Don't delay: this test could save your life

LIFE-SAVING: Rob Patch is on a mission to convince people to have their sleep apnoea checked in order to prevent an early death.

"The doctors said I had come there to die.”

Cancer teen married two days before death

19-year-old cancer patient Lydia Dominguez married her boyfriend Joshua Ordonez just two days before she died.

Teen with cancer dies after getting married two days earlier

The four different types of drinkers

New research has found that there are four different types of drinkers.

Ever stopped to consider why it is you choose to drink?

Serena Williams almost died giving birth

TENNIS superstar Serena Williams has detailed the near-fatal saga which followed the happiest moment of her life

Dad’s shock: ‘I was told I was a paedophile’

Karl Pollard was taking his daughter Stephanie to visit her sick grandmother. Picture: SWNS/Mega

Hotel apologises after wrongly accusing innocent dad of paedophilia

‘This photo was taken the night before I escaped’

Judy Sharp with her two sons while she was still in the abusive relationship. Picture: Facebook/TimSharp

JUDY Sharp doesn’t find it easy to look at this photo of herself with her young...

Cost of having children soaring sky high

Katie Lavercombe – with Xavier, 2, Bella, 4, and eight-month-old Archie – says the cost of having a child is deterring wannabe parents from taking the plunge.

Cost of children soaring as trendy baby accessories increase spending

Pregnant Erin Molan hospitalised

Erin Molan has been announced as the new host of the Footy Show. Picture: Jonathan Ng

She collapsed, hitting her head on the ground

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby

“We believe that this is the first formal report in the medical literature of induced lactation in a transgender woman.” Picture: iStock

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby after experimental treatment

Dad says girl was left alone on street by after-school care

A 10-year-old girl was left alone after she was missed in a school pick-up.

Childcare centre says human error to blame

Scorned fiancee traps star’s mistress

THE fiancee of football star Saido Berahino caught his lover at his home on Valentine’s Day, yelling: “Open the door you f***ing slag.”

These are the sex capitals of Australia

Sex is in demand.

Data reveals surprise Australian suburbs where people want sex the most

‘I have slept with 100 people’

The documentary is one person’s quest to track down their 100 past sexual encounters

Documentary counts down one person’s full list of sexual encounters

Never a good idea to reopen the ex files

DON'T GO THERE: Sudden contact from an ex is a recipe for trouble.

Dear guy I dated 20 years ago: no, I don't want to 'catch up'