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    Royal sympathises with Meghan’s ‘pain’

    Royal sympathises with Meghan’s ‘pain’

    Sarah Ferguson claims Meghan Markle has it ‘hard’

    Queen’s whopping annual Christmas gift bill

    Queen’s whopping annual Christmas gift bill

    The Queen buys 620 Christmas gifts costing $58,000

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    Rotary Sunrise to help tranform Bayside rennovations

    premium_icon Rotary Sunrise to help tranform Bayside rennovations

    Right now, Rotary Hervey Bay Sunrise is doing its best to share peace and goodwill at the Bayside Transformations with major renovations of the men’s lodgings.

    Dolphin trapped in Coast swimming hole

    premium_icon Dolphin trapped in Coast swimming hole

    A dolphin has become trapped in a popular Gold Coast swimming spot this afternoon.

    Big W’s ‘adorable’ $6 family swimmers

    Big W’s ‘adorable’ $6 family swimmers

    Big W shoppers have officially gone wild after the discount store released its new, matching family swimwear range costing as little as $6.

    Entertainment

      Off-camera incident sees reality star booted

      Off-camera incident sees reality star booted

      The contestant at the centre of the Survivor: Island of the Idols #MeToo scandal...

      MAFS bombshell as contestants blow the lid on Channel 9

      premium_icon MAFS bombshell as contestants blow the lid on Channel 9

      MAFS contestants drop bombshell and accuse network of ‘bullying’

      Sophie Monk goes nude in racy  photos

      Sophie Monk goes nude in racy photos

      Sophie Monk: Love Island star reveals reality behind nude photos

      Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019

      premium_icon Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019

      The music world delivered plenty of hits and misses in 2019.

      Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

      premium_icon Prince Andrew ‘sex slave’ says FBI confirms death threat

      Epstein accuser tweets about ‘evil people’ wanting her ‘quieted’

      Sophie Ellis-Bextor clears up myth about Kylie Minogue song

      premium_icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor clears up myth about Kylie Minogue song

      Sophie Ellis-Bextor says ‘nostagia’s not a dirty word’.

      Health

        Crackpot anti-vaxxers have no right to object

        premium_icon Crackpot anti-vaxxers have no right to object

        David Penberthy: Crackpot anti-vaxxers have no right to object

        Birth of a new era: more caesars, fewer breastfeeders

        premium_icon Birth of a new era: more caesars, fewer breastfeeders

        More women choose caesarean births, fewer breastfeed: report

        Gen Z driving changes to doctor’s surgeries

        premium_icon Gen Z driving changes to doctor’s surgeries

        Young adults want more services at the GP, research shows

        Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

        Long sleepers and nappers are at higher risk of strokes

        Study links strokes to sleep patterns.

        Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

        Aussies donate skin for volcano survivors

        Special 'allograft' skin has been sent to New Zealand from Australia

        Mystery mozzie bite leaves father on life support

        premium_icon Mystery mozzie bite leaves father on life support

        Worried friends and family are pleading for help.

        Smarter Shopping

          Surprise at the top of Google's 2019 most-searched homewares

          Surprise at the top of Google's 2019 most-searched homewares

          Google has revealed the top trending home gifts for 2019

          Beat Solo Pro miss out on comfort

          premium_icon Beat Solo Pro miss out on comfort

          These features are fantastic, the only issue is how they feel.

          Why your electricity bill is about to tumble

          premium_icon Why your electricity bill is about to tumble

          QLD power customers big winners as national prices fall

          Turn 50 cents into a $5 Christmas meal

          Turn 50 cents into a $5 Christmas meal

          Turn 50 cents of charity into a $5 meal this Christmas with Appeal

          Aldi’s incredible Dyson deal

          Aldi’s incredible Dyson deal

          Aldi drops amazing deal on Dyson V7 at a massive discount

          Woolies freebie coffee machine causes a frenzy

          Woolies freebie coffee machine causes a frenzy

          How to score a free $99 coffee machine from Woolies

          The kids who shouldn’t be at school

          premium_icon The kids who shouldn’t be at school

          Prep kids enrolled too young despite $100k measures

          Parents pull kids out of school as flying foxes take over

          premium_icon Parents pull kids out of school as flying foxes take over

          Some parents have kept their kids home in the last few weeks

          High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

          premium_icon High school opens its own brewery for teenage students

          Teenagers will learn how to brew beer and other alcohol at school.

          First priority as teachers get schooled

          premium_icon First priority as teachers get schooled

          Teachers retrained in literacy in wake of damning PISA results

          Swimming great calls for rethink on lessons

          premium_icon Swimming great calls for rethink on lessons

          Sporting great Shane Gould wants a shake-up of Australian swimming.

          School backs down on formal uniform policy

          premium_icon School backs down on formal uniform policy

          Stoush over a school uniform policy has been settled – for now.

          Parenting

            Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

            premium_icon Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

            A mother has lashed out after discovering a disturbing Santa secret.

            Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

            Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

            Grief over diabetic boy’s manslaughter

            Toys pulled from shelves posed ‘significant threat’ to kids

            premium_icon Toys pulled from shelves posed ‘significant threat’ to kids

            Five unsafe toys have been removed from Queensland retailers’ shelves, with some of...

            Why Queensland’s birthrate is declining

            premium_icon Why Queensland’s birthrate is declining

            Queensland women having fewer babies each, starting later

            Ponting’s adorable first with son

            Ponting’s adorable first with son

            Ricky Ponting’s adorable first Twitter and Instagram posts with son.

            How kids are being tempted to eat more sugary treats

            premium_icon How kids are being tempted to eat more sugary treats

            The junk food advertising loophole enraging leading health groups.

            Hey Mumma

              Model’s ‘tiny’ bump confuses fans

              Model’s ‘tiny’ bump confuses fans

              “She’ll be skinnier than me at nine months.”

              Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

              Mum upset after sister steals both her baby names

              "AIBU [Am I Being Unreasonable] to think this is a bit unfair?”

              Mum doesn't know she has given birth

              Mum doesn't know she has given birth

              Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

              'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

              'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

              "She had started formal education too early."

              Identical twins give birth on same day

              Identical twins give birth on same day

              The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

              Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

              Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

              "Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

              Home & Style

                EXHIBITION: Tiny paintings make big-hearted gifts

                premium_icon EXHIBITION: Tiny paintings make big-hearted gifts

                The Miniature and Small Paintings exhibition is on show now.

                UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

                premium_icon UNIQUE: Fresh cut Christmas trees on offer in Bay

                There's only a few days left to get your order in.

                This goldmine for property investors is often missed

                premium_icon This goldmine for property investors is often missed

                Property investment advice: Take a tax deduction for renovations.

                Easy Eating

                  GIG GUIDE: 15 ways to stay entertained for free

                  premium_icon GIG GUIDE: 15 ways to stay entertained for free

                  Kick back and relax with live entertainment at venues around Herve Bay.

                  This festival is dirty, dusty and a whole lot of fun

                  This festival is dirty, dusty and a whole lot of fun

                  Julia Creek Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival lights up the Outback.

                  Festive fun at Toogoom Christmas Fair

                  premium_icon Festive fun at Toogoom Christmas Fair

                  Thousands of people are expected to attend.

                  WHAT’S ON: Everything you need to know about Bay carols

                  premium_icon WHAT’S ON: Everything you need to know about Bay carols

                  From road closures and parking to the carols program.

                  Horror as recipe confuses minced meat for Christmas 'mincemeat'

                  Horror as recipe confuses minced meat for Christmas...

                  A Christmas tart recipe has gone viral

                  New Macca’s burger under attack

                  New Macca’s burger under attack

                  Macca’s NZ fans confused over the new McVeggie burger

                  Gardening

                    Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

                    premium_icon Choose the indoor plants that will work for you

                    We're spoiled for choice to brighten up home with greenery.

                    Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

                    premium_icon Tried and true shrub can be star for the summer

                    Pentas are one of the most reliable plants to have in your garden.

                    Bring a cool change to your summer garden

                    premium_icon Bring a cool change to your summer garden

                    Hydrangeas make the hottest days seem more bearable.

                    'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

                    premium_icon 'BROWN OUT': Is it okay to water your lawn during a drought?

                    No water restrictions in Lismore, but should we use sprinklers?

                    Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

                    premium_icon Take in special scent of the cupcake tree

                    Impressive shrub has pink flowers that smell like a tasty treat.

                    Best indoor plants for any home

                    Best indoor plants for any home

                    Nine of the best indoor plants

                    Outdoor Living

                      FISHING REPORT: Break in weather sends fishers far and wide

                      FISHING REPORT: Break in weather sends fishers far and wide

                      The swell dropped away earlier in the week.

                      Anglers have fingers crossed for calm seas this weekend

                      Anglers have fingers crossed for calm seas this weekend

                      Wild weather continues to haunt Fraser Coast anglers.

                      FISHING: Check weather and keep your eye on the conditions

                      FISHING: Check weather and keep your eye on the conditions

                      Whiting, bream and flathead have been reported

                      Head to wider reefs this weekend

                      Head to wider reefs this weekend

                      The inland side of Fraser has been popular with anglers.

                      Chasing bass is fun option when rain gets rivers flowing

                      Chasing bass is fun option when rain gets rivers flowing

                      What a difference salt made to our river and estuary systems.

                      PHOTOS: Couples who fish together...

                      PHOTOS: Couples who fish together...

                      Let's check out what was caught.

                      Travel

                        Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

                        premium_icon Investigators zero in on cause of Daintree zipline tragedy

                        Investigators work out why zipline failed, killing two tourists.

                        Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

                        premium_icon Mass evacuation at airport after security breakdown

                        Security screening malfunction forces airport evacuation.

                        Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

                        Goin’ country: why you should head west this Easter

                        Bucking bulls, country music stars, and celebrity chefs serving up paddock to plate...

                        ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

                        premium_icon ‘Disgusting’: Shocking find in Brisbane hostel

                        British traveller Jade Woodland films bedbugs in her Aussie hostel.

                        Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

                        premium_icon Aussie man stranded in Thailand facing amputation

                        ‘The damage is pretty horrific and it’s pretty upsetting’

                        North Mackay teens caught in NZ volcano drama

                        premium_icon North Mackay teens caught in NZ volcano drama

                        'I couldn’t get through to the cruise line. I didn’t know what to do.'

                        Fashion

                          Influencers’ shock find in clothes haul

                          Influencers’ shock find in clothes haul

                          Friends try on size 8 and size 18 versions of same clothes.

                          ‘It snowballed’: The photo that changed a mum's life

                          ‘It snowballed’: The photo that changed a mum's life

                          Eleesha Quinn’s life was changed by an Instagram photo.

                          Man who made star ‘unrecognisable’

                          Man who made star ‘unrecognisable’

                          MAFS star Martha has been convinced to chop her locks.

                          Australians forking out 10K a year for dream tattoos

                          premium_icon Australians forking out 10K a year for dream tattoos

                          Australians spending $10,000 a year to look like their heroes.

                          Brutal reality behind woman’s booty pic

                          Brutal reality behind woman’s booty pic

                          Blogger exposes the reality behind the ‘perfect’ Instagram photo

                          Fitness star Tammy Hembrow's ‘sex tape’ troubles

                          Fitness star Tammy Hembrow's ‘sex tape’ troubles

                          An Instagram star’s account had threat to release ‘sex tape’.

                          Dating

                            Gadget exposes boyfriend’s affair at 4am

                            Gadget exposes boyfriend’s affair at 4am

                            Sports reporter spills on how she busted her boyfriend

                            Sex ‘chore’ that is ruining my marriage

                            Sex ‘chore’ that is ruining my marriage

                            Something has him questioning their relationship.