Off Beat News

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Huge snakes face off over massive female

premium_icon Huge snakes face off over massive female

A snake catcher says warmer weather means breeding season has started early in SEQ. One female was so big even the boys fighting for her affection were scared.

Woman crushed between two whales

Woman crushed between two whales

A woman has suffered fractured ribs and internal bleeding after being crushed by two humpback whales in a freak accident off the WA coast.

Unlikely destination emerges for next Coast flights

premium_icon Unlikely destination emerges for next Coast flights

Sunshine Coast Airport’s ambition to carve out direct flight links to Asia is well-known, but another route is looming.

Sun 2 Aug 2020

‘I ate a pretzel on TikTok, now I am a star’

premium_icon ‘I ate a pretzel on TikTok, now I am a star’

A teen filmed himself eating a pretzel and now has millions of fans. The now actor and model says his experience is evidence anyone can be a TikTok star.

Sat 1 Aug 2020

‘We will kill you’: Man’s terrifying encounter with pirates

premium_icon ‘We will kill you’: Man’s terrifying encounter with pirates

A Queensland sailor has spoken of the horrifying moment 10 men armed with guns jumped on his boat and threatened to kill him before trying to tie him up.

BREATHTAKING: Underwater museum is truly something else

premium_icon BREATHTAKING: Underwater museum is truly something else

A “truly spectacular” tourism drawcard will open off the coast of Townsville this weekend.

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