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Courageous cops come to pups’ rescue

THREE Coen police officers rescued two five-week-old puppies from a submerged vehicle after a Cairns man allegedly tried to drive across a flooded causeway at...

Sex three times a month for free rent, car and uni

A still from a 'Sugar Baby University' advertisement from SeekingArrangement.com

'Say goodbye to college debt and hello to a higher class education'

China faces surprising new crisis

China has relaxed its one-child policy, but women aren’t having more children.

Chinese government wants its urban citizens to reproduce

‘I’m pissed’: Dad’s plea to Trump

Andrew Pollack, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Meadow Jade Pollack, makes an impassioned plea

DONALD Trump looks set to tighten gun laws

Nissan as eye on hulking Titan pick-up for Australia

The Nissan Titan could come to Australia...but the business case has not yet been finalised.

Could this big truck be destined for Australia?

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

The Fly Program founder Matt Tripet.

Program helps men explore new frontiers both outside and within.

Sally Faulkner says embassy denied access

Sally Faulkner and her children Lahela and Noah. Picture: Supplied

'I managed to find out that Lahela has been accepted into the honours program'

Supermum wins gold at 18th attempt

USA's Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning gold in the women's cross country team sprint free final.

Kikkan Randall’s fifth Winter Olympics and her first gold medal

Food fit for a prince

THERE are various versions of the story behind this cake but they all start thus: a girl bakes a cake to win the heart of a Persian prince.

‘Live maggots’ found in ALDI food

The woman from NSW posted a video on Facebook, showing the product's packaging and the maggots that she allegedly found wriggling on the top of the dessert. Picture: Facebook

Woman claims she found maggots crawling on her ALDI chocolate pudding

Woman’s insanely healthy fridge

Food blogger Jenny Wong's super healthy fridge.

This is the most smug fridge in Aussie history

Incredible transformation to male model

Gwilym Pugh, from insurance salesman to international model. Picture: Instagram

MEET the red-headed insurance salesman who shed 42kg

Banana Girl’s crazy new jungle life

Freelee the Banana Girl is living ‘off the grid’ in a jungle in South America. 'Banana Girl' shows off new jungle lifestyle

'Banana Girl' spends most of her days naked and no longer shaves her body hair

Everyday veg key to weight loss

Enjoying a glass of beetroot juice every day could help people lose weight.

Is beetroot juice a powerhouse veg, or just a fad?

Don't just dream about it

Given most of us spend one-third of our lives in bed, it makes sense to create a stylish and welcoming retreat

Laying it out straight

Persian rugs are incredibly elegant and their patterns tend to be elaborate as they're often crafted by hand.

Magic carpet guide will mean you're not floored by rugs

Slice of paradise defies valuation

PARADISE FOUND: More a private resort than a home, this stunning Mudjimba property is truly one of a kind.

Rare slice of paradise that's impossible to value

Why asking your table to dim the lights is almost a thing

Everything you see here is connected, meaning you can ask the chair, pot plant, fridge and more to activate other devices in the house. For example: "Hey, Bixby. Turn the airconditioner to 14 degrees" could be said to the coffee table.

SAMSUNG works with companies to build technology into furniture.

Turn over a new leaf

When we think about colour in the garden, we usually think about flowers.

Let your love grow this Valentine's Day

PLANT THE SEEDS: A foodie or gardening enthusiast will love an edible gift that keeps giving.

Flowers last days, a plant will last years

Family devastated as pet dogs 'drop dead overnight'

Ten-week-old Macey, an American staffy-bulldog cross and four-year-old Reba, a cattle dog-Jack Russell terrier cross fell victim to what vets believe was a brown snake bite near Sarina.

Andergrove and Blacksbeach have been targeted areas.

Could this be the perfect tree for your garden?

Fall in love with evergreen tree that produces flowers en masse

Bring the outdoors in by using suitable Aussie natives

Kentia palms make an ideal indoor plant as they are slow-growing and are tolerant of low light and low humidity.

Many Australian natives can have a happy life in your home

Time to take fight to summer-loving mites

Fresh cherry tomatoes on the vine

Time to keep watch for spotted mites with a penchant for tomatoes

Create a jungle vibe with this striking indoor plant

Monsteras feature striking foliage.

Add a tropical feel to your home with this easy-care plant.

‘Outrageous’: World’s best beach shambles

TRIPADVISOR has named the best beaches in Australia — and the world. But the results have left many fuming. And confused

Passenger’s farts force plane to land

A Transavia flight made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger’s flatulence.

Fight over flatulence prompts emergency landing

Couple’s big $2 million gamble

The family has loved "stripping back their life" and only travelling with the bare necessities. Picture: Instagram

Tracey and Rob were sick of Sydney life, so they sold their home

Aussie couple road tests hotels by having sex in them

Justin and Jess have revealed their steamy hotel experiences.

They won a comp to share stories of getting lucky in hotel rooms

Horrible truth about long-term travel

Oh sure, travel looks and sounds super glamorous. But it can get messy fast.

Travel isn’t as glamorous as people make it out to be

Passengers reject 'unacceptable’ offer after cruise from hell

Passengers from the Carnival Legend being taken off the cruise ship by Police in Eden, NSW.

Passengers reject ‘unacceptable’ compensation after ‘cruise from hell’

Make a great Cape escape

AERIAL VIEW: There's a lot to love about Cape Town, South Africa.

Explore the wonders of Cape Town

‘Killer’ parents’ eerie Dr Phil plea

WATCHING the Parsons calmly answer questions on their missing daughter is uncomfortable. They’ve just been charged with murder

‘You’re hideous’: I’m A Celeb’s ugliest fight

Well this was always going to happen.

An emotional Fiona O’Loughlin walks out of camp in tonight’s episode

‘I crossed the line’: MAFS star to Davina

Married At First Sight alum Zoe Hendrix has publicly apologised to Davina Rankin.

Ex-MAFS star Zoe Hendrix apologises to Davina Rankin.

Oscar nominated film accused of being a rip-off

This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water.

A new civil case claims The Shape of Water is actually a rip-off.

Shock twist in Sex and the City feud

Lovers - but apparently no longer friends.

Co-star weighs in on Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker’s feud.

MOVIE REVIEW: Game Night plays around, only barely wins

Scene from the movie Game Night. Roadshow/Warner Bros Films.

Game Night is an erratic American comedy with some big laughs.

Ellen stunned by how out of touch Bill Gates is

Ellen was left slightly gobsmacked by Bill Gates' out-of-touch responses. Bill Gates doesn't know the price of groceries

No late night runs to Aldi for milk and chips for Bill Gates

Play it cool this autumn

Autumn is around the corner and these smart-casual trends will see you through the season's style shift

Aspiring supermodel chases her dream overseas

Mackay supermodel hopeful Danielle Gutschlag.

Mackay teen set to compete in Fiji

Frock star

Have some fun this summer with feminine fashion

Commonwealth Games uniform: 'Fresh, fun and very Australian'

Matt Hauser (triathlon) and Britany Elmslie (swimming) show off the Australian Commonwealth Games team uniform as it was launched at The Star on the Gold Coast.

Team will have more than 700 athletes and officials

OPINION: Perfection is impossible to achieve

Natalie Hicks dropped half her body weight in 18 months.

"Don't strive for perfection, strive for progress"

Stylish art you can wear comfortably

Fashion label turns works of art into fashionable pieces to wear.

Expert argues you could force Aldi to order-in special buy

ALDI customers have become increasingly frustrated as they miss out on Special Buys. But could the retailer be breaking the law?

This $15 trick will save you thousands

Take the stress out of family dinners with a meal planning board. The best meal delivery services

These mums have said goodbye to monotony of tacos on Tuesday and Spag bol...

Kmart destroying ‘confused’ icon

Shoppers are passing H&M by.

Sales at H&M down after aggressive store openings

$49 Kmart item rated ‘better than luxury brands’

A Kmart item has rated well in a recent Choice survey.

$49 Kmart suitcase that’s rated higher than luxury brands

Popular children's pram recalled over safety risk

Nationwide retailer forced to recall popular pram over safety flaw

It's time to shop smarter

THINK SMART: Coolum and North Shore Coast care have launched a new 'smartbag' to replace plastic shopping bags, and Stephanie Phillips wants everyone to support it.

LOOK out for the environment while doing your shopping.

Operation that got me addicted

AN OPERATION when Nicki Hari was just 14 sparked a quiet addiction that saw her go to truly desperate lengths.

'I would rob and sell drugs to support my habit'

STEPPING UP: Bayside Transformations Steps to Recovery Walk - Lisa Love with (L) David Sutherland, Ashley Bottrell and Dean Cage.

Transformations walk to recovery is on this weekend.

Whooping cough case breakthrough

CONTAGIOUS: Whooping cough can spread quickly.

Positive results in war on whooping cough

How I lost 60kg without exercising

Before and after ... Ali Richards halved her weight. Picture: Caters

A MORBIDLY obese mum who was told she would die before her daughter grew up

Teen dies after headphones ‘melt in her ears’

The girl’s grandmother told the doctor that they found her granddaughter unconscious, lying on the floor

A student has been electrocuted while using her charging mobile phone

Illness similar to mad cow disease claims life

Queensland Health was ­notified of the confirmed case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) last month. Picture: File photo

Disease similar to mad cow disease claims life in Queensland

Fitness blogger Ashy Bines targets kids with new program

Ashy Bines. Image: Instagram.

The controversial blogger will launch a kids TV program

Slain bikie widow extracted husband's sperm

THE grieving widow of slain Comanchero bikie Mick Hawi extracted sperm from the body of her assassinated husband after his death

Coast mum's cry for help after horrific start to parenthood

Issy Taylor, 3 with Mum Lauren.

Lauren Taylor needs the Coast community's help

Serena Williams almost died giving birth

Serena Williams, left, watches the action with with husband Alexis Ohanian, top right, and their baby, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., during a match in the first round of Fed Cup tennis competition

“Spend the first six weeks of motherhood in bed”

Dad finds daughter’s heartbreaking texts

The British journalist shared pictures of the texts on Twitter this week.

A FATHER has shared the heartbreaking texts he discovered on his old phone

Dad’s shock: ‘I was told I was a paedophile’

Karl Pollard was taking his daughter Stephanie to visit her sick grandmother. Picture: SWNS/Mega

Hotel apologises after wrongly accusing innocent dad of paedophilia

‘This photo was taken the night before I escaped’

Judy Sharp with her two sons while she was still in the abusive relationship. Picture: Facebook/TimSharp

JUDY Sharp doesn’t find it easy to look at this photo of herself with her young...

Cost of having children soaring sky high

Katie Lavercombe – with Xavier, 2, Bella, 4, and eight-month-old Archie – says the cost of having a child is deterring wannabe parents from taking the plunge.

Cost of children soaring as trendy baby accessories increase spending

Scorned fiancee traps star’s mistress

THE fiancee of football star Saido Berahino caught his lover at his home on Valentine’s Day, yelling: “Open the door you f***ing slag.”

These are the sex capitals of Australia

Sex is in demand.

Data reveals surprise Australian suburbs where people want sex the most

‘I have slept with 100 people’

The documentary is one person’s quest to track down their 100 past sexual encounters

Documentary counts down one person’s full list of sexual encounters

Never a good idea to reopen the ex files

DON'T GO THERE: Sudden contact from an ex is a recipe for trouble.

Dear guy I dated 20 years ago: no, I don't want to 'catch up'