Off Beat News

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

Gender reveal goes horribly wrong

POLICE have shared footage of the moment a gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong and resulted in a dad-to-be being dragged from his burning vehicle.

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

Viral wall-less ensuite home ‘flush with fans’

This ‘ensuite without walls’ went viral on social media, and now its auction has turned into a ‘real’ community event complete with pizza and champagne.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

‘Disgusting’: Fury at $140k kids’ party

A boxer and his wife have been slammed, even by their own family, for spending a “ridiculous” amount on their kid’s first birthday party.

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

PICTURES: Shock discovery on plane before takeoff

IT'S something you’d never want to see when on-board a long flight, especially when you’re taking off for your honeymoon.

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

Huge cannabis seizure — and world’s dodgiest power set-up

A LARGE cannabis crop has been discovered inside an otherwise empty home near Gawler — and you should see the jury-rigged electricity supply.

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

Aussie couple infected by parasite while on holiday

When a healthy mum got so tired she couldn’t get out of bed, major alarm bells rang. She had no idea something was lurking “inside” her.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Man fined $322 after donating books

Man fined $322 after donating books

A man has been slapped with a huge fine for trying to donate a box of books to charity in Melbourne, after he was tracked down through CCTV footage.

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

Ash Barty’s eye-watering cash bonanza

ASH Barty is on track to soon become the biggest earner in Australian tennis history — man or woman — as her bank balance booms.

Rapper quits festival over ‘racist’ rule

Rapper quits festival over ‘racist’ rule

A rapper has quit a music festival after she learned that white people were charged more for tickets, saying the rule ‘has spite.’

Weird response to US win deleted

Weird response to US win deleted

What did Beyonce, Brad Pitt, Ellen, LeBron James and even Iron Man have to do with America’s World Cup win? Very good question.

Runner horrifically mauled by bull

Runner horrifically mauled by bull

THE annual running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain, has once again left a number of people injured - and animal activists furious.

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Nepal denies Dalai Lama birthday request

Nepal denies Dalai Lama birthday request

The communist government in Nepal has denied a request from the country's Tibetan community to hold an 84th birthday celebration for the Dalai Lama.

Annoying truth in girls’ Wimbledon photo

Annoying truth in girls’ Wimbledon photo

This seemingly innocent photo reveals the frustration behind what was supposed to be a fun day out at Wimbledon for one of these girls.

Tattoos sneaking past Wimbledon dress code

Tattoos sneaking past Wimbledon dress code

WIMBLEDON has the strictest dress code in professional sport, but stars are getting around it this year with some impressive body art.

Cadbury’s World Chocolate Day surprise

Cadbury’s World Chocolate Day surprise

We don’t want to alarm you, but World Chocolate Day is today and Cadbury has something tantalising in store for us.

Unusual tribute to Melania

Unusual tribute to Melania

A STATUE of Melania Trump has been erected near her hometown in Slovenia, but it does not bear a strong likeness to the first lady.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Milestone worth celebrating

Milestone worth celebrating

Since 2003, Stanthorpe's Catholic priest Father Brian Connolly has seen locals through celebrations and challenges.

Everything you need to know about winter Snowflakes festival

Everything you need to know about winter Snowflakes festival

Queensland's premier winter festival is here with Stanthorpe set to be inundated by tourists over the coming days.

45,000 BARRELS: Bourbon flows into river after fire

45,000 BARRELS: Bourbon flows into river after fire

A fire has destroyed a massive Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 45,000 barrels of bourbon, with bourbon now flowing into the river.

New clue points to stowaway identity

New clue points to stowaway identity

An airport official has hinted at the identity of a stowaway, who plunged 1000 metres from a plane and landed next to a sunbather in a garden

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