Off Beat News

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

A family just wanting to use their toilet like any other Aussies were startled by what they found inside.

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

"My phone automatically connected to the speaker and started playing what was on my phone last - this happened to be porn from the night before.”

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

A wooden carving of an owl at a children’s playground is causing controversy on social media with parents saying the sculpture has a more X-rated human form.

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

A ROAD sign at a remote outback roadhouse shows of a ‘more special kind of love’ between man and man’s best friend.

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

With a shudder and gentle jolt, Whitsundays residents were startled awake by a light 3.9 magnitude earthquake just before 3.30am this morning.

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

TV footage of two women in wedding dresses sitting side by side in Margaret Court Arena has caused quite an episode at the Australian Open.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

He was hoping to score some brownie points that day.... that's not quite what happened. At all.

The Year 12 graduates fulfilling their dreams

The Year 12 graduates fulfilling their dreams

Meet the two Stanthorpe students who are heading off to study medicine

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

A MAN said he popped a quadruple dose of sleeping pills and woke up engaged. Oops.

Comeback making a splash

Comeback making a splash

If there's only one positive to take from the current dry, it's that one of the Granite Belt's most hard to come by and revered wines is making a comeback.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

WHEN she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

SYDNEY'S Wonderland was the largest amusement park in the southern hemisphere. Now, new images show how the theme park was left to rot.

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

CREEPY footage has emerged showing hundreds of huge spiders appearing to rain down from the sky in Brazil.

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

A man travelling from Bali to Australia has slammed Jetstar after being charged $9 for sandwiches only to find there wasn’t anything inside them.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

The news no parent wants

The news no parent wants

A week shy of Christmas, Miriam and Adrian Finch were given the news that their youngest son, 16-month-old Daniel, had developed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Seven pounds of perfect joy

Seven pounds of perfect joy

First time mother Kiralee Barnden had to endure a near 16-hour labour but said she was "over the moon” to safely welcome a little girl into the world.

Year's first baby boy welcomed

Year's first baby boy welcomed

Stanthorpe now has another little Anderson in its midst after the birth of the town's first baby boy for 2019.

Israeli reveals common misconceptions about home country

Israeli reveals common misconceptions about home country

This traveller wants to educate the Granite about Israeli culture, Judaism and Hebrew.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

HUNDREDS of transparent, jelly-like blobs have washed onto Bargara Beach, dotting the shoreline in small, doughnut-looking gems.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

A BRIDAL boutique in England is garnering major online attention for its window display featuring a mannequin in a wheelchair.

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