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Pensioner told she can’t pay for shopping with gold coins

A pensioner and her daughter have been left red-faced after being told it was illegal to pay $30 of their grocery bill in gold coins. Maria, 82 and Helen Garvey... read more

Colourful prizes scoop trans-Tasman Resene Total Colour

Risk-taking visionaries have scooped top prizes for their creative use of colour at this year’s trans-Tasman Resene Total Colour Awards.  The colour awar... read more

24 ‘death stars’ are heading towards our solar system

Within the next million years or so, between 19 and 24 ‘death stars’ will come within 3.26 light years of the sun. This is close enough to deflect c... read more

England fan downs an entire bottle of wine in Malta

England fans are in Malta to see their team play in the next World Cup qualifier They have been getting into the spirit in the streets of the Maltese capital On... read more

Sky News host Kristina Keneally drops f-bomb live on air

There’s a big difference between reading a speech to Parliament and reading the news live on television. Former NSW Premier and Sky News presenter Kristin... read more

Over-under photos capture water from a split perspective 

It’s a tricky shot to get right, as any pro will tell you. But done well, an ‘over-under’ – otherwise known as ‘split-level’... read more

Melissa Benoist hides Supergirl alter ego in Vancouver

She can normally be seen fighting crime in red and blue. But Melissa Benoist ditched the clinging bodysuit for something more low-key. The 28-year-old actress w... read more

Orkney man in coma gestures ‘I love you’ to wife

This is the incredible moment that a husband gestured ‘I love you’ to his wife as he languished in a coma on the brink of death. Roy Norquoy, 46, fr... read more

NSW mother of boy fuming at class being secretly filmed

A mother has revealed she was ‘fuming’ to find out on the internet that a kindergarten classroom at her son’s primary school was being monitor... read more

Lawyer fined for killing siblings in Sunshine Coast crash

A lawyer who killed a brother and sister by colliding with their car will be back on the road in three months with just a $3,000 fine. Donald George Gayler̵... read more

Plastic surgeons attach leeches to nipples of Tawny Kitaen

They’ve been used in medicine since ancient times, but these days, leeches aren’t often required on the operating table. But when doctors needed to ... read more

Woman writes book revealing how she cured chronic insomnia

A chronic insomniac has cured herself after over a decade of sleepless nights, and hundreds of pounds wasted on sleep aids and supposed ‘cures’. Sarah Plate... read more

PHE: Flu vaccines work in children but NOT the elderly

Last winter’s flu vaccine reduced the risk of infection among youngsters by 66%  This made it eight per cent more effective than the previous year’... read more

Photos of life in 1980s Italy encapsulate la dolce vita

Italy has long been famous for its laid-back approach to living, widely known as ‘la dolce vita’, or ‘the good life’. And these pictures... read more

Natalie Roser shows off pins at Myer Melbourne launch

She’s one of Australia’s most sought after models who has never been shy about showing off her famous figure. And Natalie Roser looked stunning when... read more

Sydney killer falls asleep while victim’s mother speaks

A man who killed a recent university graduate in a drunken one-punch attack fell asleep as his victim’s devastated mother spoke in court. Hugh Bacalla Gar... read more

Police charge into migrants at metro station in Barcelona

Migrant groups were said to be selling goods illegally on the streets beforehand Man was said to be refused entry to a train by a security guard who called poli... read more

Flu outbreak sweeps Victoria nursing home leaving 100 sick

An influenza outbreak has swept through a regional Victorian aged care home The residents, aged 70 to 94, died at Wangaratta’s St John’s Retirement ... read more

Getty curator Melanie Hough reveals Diana’s style choices

She was the most photographed woman in the world, and flourished under the spotlight from from shy teenage Sloane in tweed to a symbol of ultimate elegance. Pri... read more

woman posts small engagement ring not engaged herself

The woman who earned the ire of the internet after she posted a picture of a ‘small’ engagement ring online – alongside five crying emojis ... read more

Police stop man at Brisbane Airport for suspect footwear

A man has been stopped by police at Brisbane Airport for his questionable attire Australian Federal Police took to Facebook to ridicule an aspect of his outfit ... read more

Victim of ‘botched boob job by Chinese tourist’ dies

The woman who suffered cardiac arrest during a botched cosmetic breast operation performed by a Chinese tourist has died in a Sydney hospital. Jean Huang, 35, d... read more

Footage shows kangaroo blocked from its home in Perth

Kangaroo struggled to find its way home after construction fencing went up  Footage shows the Kangaroo hopping around in Golden Bay, south of Perth A local r... read more

People share hilariously bad superfan tattoos

When you’re a huge fan of a musician or a film star, getting a tattoo of their image is surely the ultimate symbol of devotion. But it takes a great level... read more