Off Beat News

Wed 3 Jun 2020

Supermarket’s swimsuit ban sparks fury

Supermarket’s swimsuit ban sparks fury

All Lynn Ruane wanted to do was buy a loaf of bread, but instead she was lashed by a store worker over her “inappropriate” outfit.

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

Backpacker lists why he hates Australia

From the "aggressive" flies to the slow Wi-Fi, an American backpacker has listed all of the things he hates about travelling Down Under.

PART 1: The bad boys of the Burnett

premium_icon PART 1: The bad boys of the Burnett

A part of our history that’s rarely celebrated but still spectacular - the bushrangers of the Burnett

Tue 2 Jun 2020

UK's new coronavirus bonk ban

UK's new coronavirus bonk ban

New lockdown rules now limit who Brits can have sex with in the UK.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Mysterious ‘umbrella man’ haunts riots

Mysterious ‘umbrella man’ haunts riots

A shadowy figure filmed calmly smashing windows at the Minneapolis riots has sparked a rash of conspiracy theories over his true identity.

Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

premium_icon Man survives seven days with no food, shoes or shelter

FOR three days rescuers feared they were looking for a dead body but against all odds a man survive a week lost the Queensland desert.

P plater’s low cost plates don’t fool police

premium_icon P plater’s low cost plates don’t fool police

Cardboard plates don’t pass the test for 30-year-old Benarkin driver.

Sat 30 May 2020

One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

premium_icon One-tonne ‘rag ball’ pulled from sewage treatment plant

It took four plant operators, five hours with shovels and pitch forks.

Couple ties the knot in drive-through wedding

premium_icon Couple ties the knot in drive-through wedding

‘I thought, you know what? Why not?’

Is this Australia’s best backyard?

Is this Australia’s best backyard?

While many others were glued to their screens during social isolation, Brent Stevenson’s children were having the time of their lives in their own theme park.

Fri 29 May 2020

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

GRAPHIC: Gruesome find in feral cat’s stomach

A ranger returning to work in New Zealand has made a gruesome find inside the stomach of a feral cat caught in a trap during the coronavirus lockdown.

Surprising sign partner may be cheating

Surprising sign partner may be cheating

Think your partner can’t cheat during lockdown? Think again. Sam X reveals the surprising signs to look for.

Fitness star ‘scared’ after backlash

Fitness star ‘scared’ after backlash

After a furious backlash online, influencer Sarah Day said she was “scared” to offend people further by wearing the wrong hairstyle.

Thu 28 May 2020

Sex clue we all missed in Harry Potter

Sex clue we all missed in Harry Potter

No matter how many times you’ve seen the movie, you’ve probably never picked up on this very subtle – and raunchy – scene.

Tradie quits job after huge lotto win

Tradie quits job after huge lotto win

An Aussie tradie who discovered he had hit the jackpot went straight to work to do one thing today - quit.

WATCH: 2.8m high burger built for International Burger Day

premium_icon WATCH: 2.8m high burger built for International Burger Day

Raising money for Beyond Blue, organisers said they would build 10cm higher for every $100 donated. They would have gone higher than 2.8m but for one fact.

Doctor’s mammoth bird turns into viral sensation

premium_icon Doctor’s mammoth bird turns into viral sensation

Farvardin Daliri has a penchant for building big things, but none have taken off quite like his newest creation.

Sex position that ‘prevents’ virus spread

Sex position that ‘prevents’ virus spread

Sex workers have revealed the position they’re relying on to keep them and their clients safe during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Burger chain’s hilarious virus solution

Burger chain’s hilarious virus solution

A popular fast food chain has come up with the perfect way for customers to social distance – and feel like royalty at the same time.

Wed 27 May 2020

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

Thousands of memes mock popular premier

More than 8000 people have joined in on a viral internet Facebook trend dedicated to poking fun at Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews.

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