Off Beat News

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Motorway built around woman’s house

Motorway built around woman’s house

A woman who refused to sell her property to the Chinese government has had a motorway built around her tiny home.

Surprising new COVID panic buy

Premium Content Surprising new COVID panic buy

While the toilet paper crisis and supermarket brawls maybe over, Aussies are panic buying a new item to deal with lockdown.

‘Pretty bloody bad’: Elderly mother denied dying wish

Premium Content ‘Pretty bloody bad’: Elderly mother denied dying wish

Devastated son cannot say a final goodbye to his ailing mother.

Court rejects woman’s ‘rubbish’ claim for having knife

Premium Content Court rejects woman’s ‘rubbish’ claim for having knife

‘If you use a knife for cutting fruit at home why would you bring it to the courthouse?’

Teen trader turning a paperclip into a tractor

Premium Content Teen trader turning a paperclip into a tractor

13-year-old Nick Hay has always wanted a tractor, and is now aiming to trade his way to success by swapping a paperclip all the way to the vehicle of his dreams

Couple’s one in a million coincidence

Premium Content Couple’s one in a million coincidence

A couple born on the same day in the same hospital this week got the shock of their lives when an even bigger coincidence happened.

The food grazing table that's grossing people out

The food grazing table that's grossing people out

A woman who shared a video of her unique-looking grazing table has left some viewers disgusted.

MAX CRUS: Not happy, Karen

Premium Content MAX CRUS: Not happy, Karen

‘No, Karen take a chill pill or a stiff drink, get off your popular pedestal and join the rest of us.’

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Surprising new trend people are trying

Surprising new trend people are trying

Forget sourdough or even banana bread — it’s now all about making an everyday item from scratch at home, but is it a waste of time?

Man strikes paraplegic in 'morally unbelievable' feud

Premium Content Man strikes paraplegic in 'morally unbelievable' feud

A bin-diving feud between former neighbours escalated to one man striking a paraplegic woman in a wheelchair, a court has heard.

Kanye’s bizarre presidential running mate

Kanye’s bizarre presidential running mate

Kanye West’s vice presidential running mate once suggested that one’s mental illness could be handled by completing domestic chores.

‘The 9 men I avoid on dating apps’

‘The 9 men I avoid on dating apps’

Sydney radio producer Jana Hocking has reeled off a list of men that aren’t even worth a swipe.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Kids give their hilarious take on coronavirus pandemic

Premium Content Kids give their hilarious take on coronavirus pandemic

The Bulletin sat down with 12 children and asked the about their understanding of coronavirus. The answers ranged between cute, weird and outright hilarious.

Lover’s proposal goes horribly wrong

Lover’s proposal goes horribly wrong

A man who spent two weeks planning the perfect proposal accidentally destroyed his home when things didn’t go as planned.

Fungus turning cicadas into sex ‘zombies’

Fungus turning cicadas into sex ‘zombies’

Researchers have found a new population of cicadas infected with a parasitic fungus turning them into “zombie cicadas” obsessed with mating.

Woman's surprise birth on the way to Fraser Island

Premium Content Woman's surprise birth on the way to Fraser Island

WHEN a woman set off on the trip of a lifetime to Fraser Island she never imagined she'd give birth on the way, because she had no idea she was pregnant.

Coast 3yo who earns $150 a week

Premium Content Coast 3yo who earns $150 a week

Meet the 3-year-old from Pimpama who has started a side hustle and is delivering pamphlets for local Gold Coast businesses, he’s even got his own Facebook page

AFL star ‘manhandled’ Harry in Vegas

AFL star ‘manhandled’ Harry in Vegas

An AFL great has revealed the wild scenes in a Las Vegas nightclub that saw him escorted out by Scotland Yard after a dancefloor incident.

Wed 5 Aug 2020

Internet explodes after Trump interview

Internet explodes after Trump interview

An excruciating interview with a respected Aussie reporter and US President Donald Trump is producing hundreds of memes after going viral.

Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

Premium Content Man paralysed for 22 hours after mower rollover

Eungella man survives freezing night after mower rollover that struck his groin. ‘The seat got me down in my pelvis’.

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