Mum ‘haunted’ by midwife’s sex confession

A WOMAN says she was “subjected to the most horrific ordeal any mother could imagine” when her midwife made a graphic revelation as she held her new baby.

Dodgy pet food recalled after police dog deaths

Police are unleashing dogs on nightclubbers to weed out drugs from Melbourne's nightlife scene. Police are also hiding in alleyways and side streets ready to pounce on those jumping from lines to avoid being caught. Narcotics Detection Dog 'Xeven' with his handler (can't ID) ready to pounce in the back alleys. Picture: David Caird

Dog food recalled amid megaesophagus fears and police dog deaths

Imagine your future, then live it

LOOKING AHEAD: Plan how you want your future to look and it just might happen.

Create a projection of your future and see it unfold.

Why an ‘eating window’ is key to losing weight

Dr Andrew Renaut says people should stop counting calories.

This eating plan allows you to eat almost everything and still lose weight

Mum made ‘six figures’ from her kitchen

Talissa Triffitt turned her side hustle into a six-figure business. Picture: Instagram

Talissa Triffitt resigned from her job. It’s all thanks to her cookies

Elon Musk’s father had baby with stepdaughter

Elon Musk. Picture: AFP

Bizarre reason behind Elon Musk’s bitter family feud

Scientists can freeze the ‘hunger nerve’

Burger, chicken, fries and nachos from Happy Ending Burger in Concord.

Scientists say freezing ‘hunger nerve’ could help with weight loss

Which hatchback should I buy?

Holden’s Astra is great value at the moment. Picture: Mark Bean.

Bets buy for less than $25,000.

Meet Aladdin's music man, Alan Menken

Audiences can't get enough of Alan Menken's melodies created for much-loved Disney films including Aladdin.

McDonald’s launches new Wagyu beef burger

The tents popped up in the Circular Quay area of Sydney today. Picture: Supplied

The reason for these mysterious Macca’s tents at in Sydney

You have been cooking bacon all wrong

There is a better way to cook bacon. Picture: Supplied

IT TURNS out there is a much better way to cook bacon

Miscarriage linked to rockmelon virus

A sixth Victorian has been diagnosed with listeria traced to NSW rockmelons. Generic picture

A THIRD person has died from contaminated Aussie rockmelons

Eel shortage could be bad news for sushi lovers

Sushi lovers could feel the effects of an eel shortage on the international market.

Sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch of eel shortage

The biggest problem with grocery shopping

Foods containing nutrients that are protective for our health — high fibre, high fruit and vegetable content, low saturated fat, low salt, low sugar — score higher on the 0.5 to maximum five star rating scale.

THE Health Star Rating has been on our supermarket shelves since 2014

'A walking heart attack': Skinny mum's 'fat' wake up call

SKINNY FAT: Despite being normal weight, Boonah mum Kate Bennie, 39, was at an extremely high risk of a heart attack or stroke - her cholesterol results were "off the charts".

Slim, fit and looking good but this Boonah mum was not healthy

Indoor plants trend is catching on

BRINGING the outdoors inside is all about blurring the traditional lines of our designated living spaces, plus it's ideal for our penchant for outdoor living.

Mum’s messy house photo blows up online

The image that the woman posted on the Mumsnet forum. Picture: Mumsnet

"Is my living room a mess by your standards?"

Teacher’s insanely tidy Kmart pantry

Inside Kathie's amazing organised pantry.

Teacher tidies up with help from Kmart.

Practical outlook can be perfect decorating solution

Adding attractive, practical garden fencing is just one of many ways you can create more impact.

Many successful interior projects began at a hardware store

Fresh harvest from the garden after divine trip away

OUR resident home-grower shares what's in her garden right now and how she plans to cook the delicious produce.

Look after your lisbons


Lisbon is a great citrus for a large backyard

Try these tropical show-stoppers

Begonia Corallina hybrid.

Begonias are easy on the eye and easy to grow

Ridiculous hipster event is peak Sydney

Jungle Collective's Rumble in the Jungle plant sale

If your name’s not down, Sydneysider, you’re not getting in

Gardener's pioneering push leaves magnificent legacy

Harry Laidlaw was a driving force behind the creation of the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.

Councillor, family pay tribute to humble gardener

A different kind of 'pet'

Peacock plants (Calathea makoyana).

A different kind of 'pet'

Turn over a new leaf

Cordyline leaves background

Turn over a new leaf

Extreme journey for Rockhampton couple in US wilderness

COUPLE spent six months hiking the famous Appalachian Trail

Death Island plea: ‘Don’t go’

The white sand beach of Nan Yuan Island, an eight-minute drive from Koh Tao, is one district that hides a macabre secret. Picture: iStock

Parents of murdered traveller have urged others to stay away

VIDEO: 'Seconds from death' CQ driver almost hit by train

A truck colliding with overhead lines at Blackwater.

Driver who ignored flashing lights almost killed

Shameful truth behind this map

This map reveals various countries legal and social attitudes towards LGBTI people. Picture: Travel Insurance Direct

If you're travelling, this map is of vital importance

Forget renting, this costs just $1 a day

The inspiring family of five. Picture: One day we should

“We have spent a total of $1765.70 on accommodation."

Sorry kids, this resort is off limits


Adults only: This luxury resort in the Madives caters to 21 and over

Hotel guest’s game-changing room key hack

A traveller needing to charge her phone made a stunning discovery

New movie by Wallace and Gromit creator kicking goals

Oscar winner Nick Park has conjured up an entertaining origin story for the world game in his new claymation film Early Man.

Tori Spelling: From spoiled brat to struggling star

Tori Spelling poses in Monaco in 2002 as she arrives for the 42nd Monte Carlo Television Festival. Picture: AFP

Tori Spelling’s adult life has been far from picture perfect

Rod and Elton’s epic 50-year feud

Rod Stewart and Elton John have a long and volatile history. Picture: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

They call each other “Sharon” and “Phyllis”

WE’RE ALL OUT OF LOVE: The moment tide turned on Karl

One of the first photos that emerged of Karl Stefanovic with his new girlfriend Jasmine Yarbrough showed them on a boat in Sydney Harbour.

There was a time when Karl Stefanovic could do no wrong

Mesmerising blend of Bollywood and ballet

Queensland Ballet company artist Neneka Yoshida and principal artist Camilo Ramos pose on stage at Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane. The ballet company is performing La Bayadere.

A slice of 19th century British Raj in Brisbane.

Elle, 53, stuns in sexy cut-out swimsuit

Elle looks toned and tanned on the beach in Sydney.

Elle Macpherson has still got it

Internet erupts over Posh’s feet

Victoria Beckham in Paris. Picture: MEGA

Social media users think something afoot about this image

Stain-free shirt that actually works

THE biggest problem with wearing a white shirt is the fear of stains, but what if we told you there was a way to fix that problem for less than $100?

Kmart queen’s $3 must-have item

Annmaree Smith has nearly 60,000 followers on her Kmart page

REVEALED: Future of Coast's Myer store amid closure talks

The retail giant has confirmed it will close stores after a massive fall in profit.

Plaza a top performing centre, Myer bosses say business as usual

‘I’m not a size 18, Kmart’

There is no sizing standard in Australia, which often leaves shoppers frustrated when trying to find the right fit.

What is going on with Kmart’s ’crazy sizing’ for clothes?

Learn to love layers in jewellery

weekend closet 4

Transform your look with simple layering of accessories.

'I woke up crying': Dodgy haircut devastates woman

A haircut that "could have been done better with the dog clippers" has brought a woman to tears.

'It looks like a mop, you can mop the floors with my head'

Nude shoe campaign sparks outrage

A social media campaign for a Melbourne based shoe company has angered some social media users for being exploitative.

A Aussie fashion designer campaign has been slammed online

Australians to be hit with shopping tax

THE cost of online shopping could be about to skyrocket thanks to a new government plan targeting parcels sent from overseas.

What to expect from Zara’s online store

Get your credit cards ready ... Zara will launch online in Australia on March 14. Picture: Scott Fletcher

Spanish retail giant Zara seems to be going from strength to strength

Samsung’s new TV changes everything

Ambient Mode and Samsung's signature Invisible Cable will help these TVs seamlessly blend into their surroundings.

IT WASN’T so long ago that TVs were giant, ugly boxes

Woolies scraps gift card expiry

RETAIL giant Woolworths is scrapping the expiry dates on all its gift cards

Woolworths is scrapping the expiry dates on all its gift cards

Trick to save a loaf of stale bread

This quick trick will bring back your stale bread.

THE way to bring life back to stale bread has been revealed

Coles ditches ‘Down, Down’ ads

Coles has launched a new slogan, ‘Good Things Are Happening’.

“Good Things Are Happening At Coles”

The bag that costs more than a house

The bag that cost more than a two-bedr apartment in Brisbane. Picture: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

These bags can offer a huge return on your cash.

Grandma drops 31kg in 3 months and didn’t do any exercise

SYDNEY grandma Ana Reyes has revealed how she lost 31.6 kilograms in just three months, without any form of exercise.

Opening up has changed our lives

RESCUED: David Smith says meetings he has been attending for nine years help ensure men who participate don't feel isolated.

HOW a men's discussion group is having an impact.

'Some of the things will stay with me for life'

IN THE RING: Brent Mickelberg.

Queensland MP has opened up about his struggles with PTSD

Cure for coeliac disease? How to get on USC vaccine trials

Gluten-free diets are difficult to maintain.

Coeliac disease could become a thing of the past

Coast firefighter's eye opening cancer battle

PLEA FOR HELP: Popular Coast rural firefighter Troy Harris has a brain tumour which if untreated could rob him of his eyesight. He will head to Sydney for $90,000 surgery.

$100,000 surgery or risk it all to chance

'Killer' caterpillar invasion hits Coast

INVASION: These hairy caterpillars have marched into Noosaville and surrounds.

Masses of hairy caterpillars on the move

Why Liz Cantor kept her pregnancy under wraps

AFTER Liz Cantor announced she is pregnant with her second child, the presenter has revealed the scare behind why she kept the happy news secret until now.

Toddler loves doll that’s ‘just like her’

Leah Bancks, 16 months, who has Down syndrome with her special doll "Beddy". Picture: Adam Head

Toddler Leah Bancks loves ’Beddy’ doll that looks ‘just like her’

Belly egg for Easter holiday due date

Tessie Owens could give birth at Easter, and she and son Hunta Owens are pretty egg-cited.

Mackay face painter gets creative on mate's baby bump

Mum hits the big time with enviro-friendly nappies

IDEAS LADY: Jordan McGregor with son Hunter. Jordan has been nominated for a Queensland Young Achiever award.

Jordan McGregor recieves recognition for her enviro-friendly nappies

Mum goes wild over IKEA chair hack

The $25 IKEA high chair can go in the dishwasher. Who knew?

Every parent knows that cleaning a high chair is a thankless task

Heinz misled consumers over ‘healthy’ snacks

Nutritionist Rosemary Stanton, had told the court the product ‘is not good for toddlers’. Picture: Supplied

Heinz kids snack claim misleading: court

'I used DNA to track down my dad'

Ryan Jon with the family he never knew Ryan Jon found his biological dad in London

'What happened after my life went viral

‘Curvy girl’ married to ‘Mr 6-Pack’ responds to trolls

THE WOMAN married to “Mr Six-Pack” has spoken about the brutal messages she receives and explained why her husband loves her just the way she is.

Why I got banned from Tinder

Alita will have to go back to more normal profile pics if she’s to be allowed back on the app.

Alita found a way to break through, and it got her banned

Girl discovers Tinder, attacks boyfriend with samurai sword

Alex Lovell, 29, was left with life threatening injuries when he was attacked by his girlfriend who was armed with a samurai sword.

Woman allegedly tries to slaughter boyfriend with a samurai sword