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Thu 24 Sep 2020

Driver cops fine after furious note

Driver cops fine after furious note

A woman who begged parking inspectors not to give her “another $100 fine” was slapped with one anyway after her rude note.

Teacher’s insane tattoo transformation

Teacher’s insane tattoo transformation

Eight years ago he had no visible tattoos, but he now looks distinctly unrecognisable as he runs out of places to ink.

Famous rice brand ditches ‘racist’ name

Famous rice brand ditches ‘racist’ name

After 70 years, a popular rice product is changing its name and logo following backlash that accused the brand of racial stereotyping.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

'SO COOL': Massive green meteor put on a 'good show'

Premium Content 'SO COOL': Massive green meteor put on a 'good show'

THE meteor appeared to change colour from green to blue to yellow, according to the lucky Northern Rivers residents who spotted it.

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

Name ‘as jarring as the C-word’ dropped

A ski resort that hosted the Winter Olympics is changing its name at the end of the 2020 season because it’s derogatory to women.

Awkward problem with this bridge flag

Awkward problem with this bridge flag

Government officials have been left red-faced over an embarrassing error when it comes to the flag flying on Sydney’s Anzac Bridge.

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