9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

The high-yield bond broker's name is on the birth certificate but the man's sister says the DNA test would be “a further desecration” of her brother’s remains.

Inside alleged dog fighting ring

A puppy rescued from the alleged dog fighting ring. Picture: RSPCA QLD

“It’s the first major breakthrough in Australia in about 10 years.”

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

After 30 years of Commodore V8s, HSV has turned its attention to the booming 4WD ute market. Picture: Joshua Dowling.

Cashed-up tradies seemingly can’t spend enough transforming their workhorses.

Big problem with The Block

The Block hosts Scott Cam and Shelley Craft have become household names.

Renovation shows are affecting everyday tradies.

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

These pigs look like sheep with their woolly coats!

Credit: Lynda Barlow via Storyful

These pigs look deceptively like sheep with their woolly coats.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

Dashcam footage from the all-way stop intersection in Rockingham, WA. Picture: Chris Lambe Four-way stop sign intersection stumps drivers

This intersection isn't doing much to help Perth drivers' reputation.

Calculator: When you need to go to bed

AN alcohol-affected driver (not the model pictured) who struck a pedestrian then drove to his Perth home, hid in his bedroom and pretended to be asleep when police arrived.

How to make sure you wake up with a spring in your step.

ROAD TEST: We review the 2018 toughest Toyota HiLux trio

The Toyota HiLux Rugged X has heavy duty accessories designed and developed in Australia for local conditions. Picture: Supplied.

New tough Toyota HiLux trio joins the range.

Passion Pop selling for $60 a bottle

PASSION Pop — it’s a rite of passage for many young Australians. But if you’re planning on travelling to Sri Lanka, expect to pay top dollar for a single...

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

Put down the fork — your serve of pasta shouldn’t be bigger than a computer mouse. Picture: iStock

Here are the portions we should be aiming for.

Vegan’s anger over $22 ‘prison meal’

Not quite the meal she was expecting. Picture: Caters

The hungry mum-of-three received a meal which didn’t match her expectations.

Why restaurants are cooking your steak wrong on purpose

What has happened to the medium-rare steak? Picture: iStock

Your medium-rare cut is getting rarer, in both senses of the word.

Mum accused of ‘starving’ daughter

A mum has been accused of ‘starving’ her daughter after a friend saw her packed lunch — so whose side are you on?

"She’s fine! Always has small snacks and doesn’t complain of hunger."

Easy lunch ideas to lose weight

A healthy lunch doesn’t have to be boring. Never cook dinner on a weeknight again

When we are wanting to lose weight we often go too hard too fast.

How to get ‘free’ solar panels and battery

IF YOU don’t want to fork out $15,000 to get solar panels and a battery installed at your house, there’s now a way to get a system without paying upfront.

Love it, use it, or lose it

Rather than doing a massive, all-out purge, be realistic, and gradually organise the things you value most one space at a time, as you gently cull the unused or unloved.

Marie Kondo has become the heroine for all things de-cluttering

Go eco and watch your house soar in value

4Seasons Home Insulation’s Logan Rae installing insulation as more Australian’s look to sustainable features within the home. Picture: Richard Dobson

“Things like solar panels add value to a home.”

'A real win for our sewers': $700k fine for flushable wipes

Queensland Urban Utilities spokeswoman Michelle Cull. Picture: Patria Jannides

“We think the ruling is a real win for our sewers."

Rosemary for remembrance

This tough yet beautiful plant has become synonymous with war memorials

Putting on an autumn show

Clerodendrum nutans, commonly known as nodding clerodendrum.

Low-maintenance shrub is a winner in the colder months.

How to protect your garden from curious pets

Sometimes pets and gardens can clash but there's a way to prevent it.

Boredom, loneliness just a couple of reasons pets can wreak havoc

Give gordonias a go in your garden

Gordonia axillaris.

Try planting the tough, small gordonia trees.

Awesomeness of autumn

Autumn is the time to plant cool season flowering favourites such as pansies and violas.

Use autumn to recover from summer

Try growing raspberries and rosella for autumn

BERRY GOOD: Raspberries grow in a cool or temperate climate.

Raspberries and rosella can make tasty additions to your garden.

Create your own olive grove

Olives in various stages of ripening.

Olive trees can be successfully grown in backyards

10 Seconds To Live: What’s wrong with this picture?

A TERRIFYING photo of the Southwest Airlines flight has gone viral because of a potentially fatal problem. Can you spot it?

WHAT DID WE DO?: South Africa’s mad at Australia just now

South Africa has hit out at Australia’s travel warning. Picture: iStock

A feud between South Africa and Australia is escalating

Plane victim’s message from beyond grave

Mrs McGinty, from Texas, said her husband believes our purpose on Earth is to ‘love fiercely and to serve others.’

"I’m sorry that they’ll probably have images in their head that they’ll never...

Flight attendant reveals what to wear for an upgrade

A flight attendant has dishes some airline secrets.

“For an upgrade, it’s all about looking the part."

In the market for experience

The market in Ratchadapisek, Bangkok.

Markets are where you get a real sense of place

Cruise Tragedy: ‘Husband tried to save her’

P&O Cruise ship Pacific Dawn on it's way back to Brisbane after a woman went overboard off the coast of New Caledonia.

“Her husband was standing right next to her when she went over."

Weird things people leave at airports

Don’t forget your laptop, glasses and belt on the way through security screening.

Up to 1000 items lost items get handed in to airports each month.

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman top Time 100 list

NICOLE Kidman and Hugh Jackman have been named among Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and had two of their best friends laud their best qualities.

Gwen Stefani loses quiz about her own life

Gwen Stefani lost a quiz about her own life.

POP star trounced by an obsessed fan. How embarrassing.

MKR’s Sonya and Hadil break their silence

MKR contestants Sonya and Hadil Picture: Instagram @sonyahadilau

"We will not apologise to the network who twisted, provoked and fuelled this entire...

No criminal charges in Prince’s death

A two-year investigation into the death of Prince has found no criminal charges, and that the singer thought he was taking Vicodin pills, not fentanyl. Picture: Supplied

Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator.

Blayze is breaking barriers as world's sexiest truckie

Blayze Williams was astounded when a story crowning her the 'world's sexiest truckie' went viral.

Meet Blayze Williams, the "world's sexiest truckie"

Normal is the new different in The Gifted

Stephen Moyer stars as Reed Strucker in the TV series The Gifted.

STEPHEN Moyer takes you inside Marvel's new X-Men spin-off.

Hollywood A-lister’s shock weight gain

Charlize Theron plays mum Marlo in the upcoming film Tully.

Charlize Theron details the shocking diet she followed for Tully.

Age-defying mum mistaken for son’s girlfriend

THIS SINGLE mum looks so young people often think she’s her 20-year-old son’s girlfriend or sister.

Keep it casual

Aje crop sweater in grey marle, $195; SABA Celine pants, $199; Seed sneakers, $69.95; and Chloe Faye medium backpack, $3220.

Mix-and-match trends for instant cool

‘I was triple A-cup, I’d get called surfboard’

Emma after surgery in December 2012.

'After three months, I started to get symptoms something was wrong.'

$55 dress that broke the internet

Searches for Rihanna’s Gucci tank spiked after she wore it to Coachella last year. Picture: Instagram

A yellow-haired Kylie Jenner wore a $55 gold knitted dress

Model posts video before plane crash

Mariah Coogan texted a selfie video to a friend on Monday

Plane crashed onto golf course, killing all six on board

Ripped Aussie athletes shine on glitter strip

An Insta look inside the 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes village. Kaye Scott @kayescott

They'reyoung, fit and abs-olutely fabulous

Dark truth behind stunning photos

She has been to incredible places. Picture: Waterfall Wanderer

Aussie Madeline Zotter seems to be living the dream

Things to do before July 1 to save money

THE end of financial year is fast approaching and if you want to save money, these are things you can do now to maximise your savings.

EASY GUIDE: How to get your tickets for Splendour 2018

Get your tickets for this year's Splendour in the Grass.

Line-up has been revealed, now it's time to get ready for festival

Sold out Borobi going for big bucks online

Athletes from the Falkland Islands play with popular Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi at the Games village. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The blue mascot can be found at prices of up to $113.50 on eBay.

Quickest way to $0 power bills

More families are converting to solar power to reduce energy costs.

System provides solar panels and battery storage

It's purrfect: The $2 item pet owners can’t live without

Now she’s cut her cleaning time, Ms Penton can spend more time actually enjoying her cute cats!

“I am definitely loving the results and it’s so easy!"

Coles’ bizarre roast chicken apology

Coles issues apology for a roast chicken advert. Picture: Reddit

So how Aussie are the chickens they are serving up?

Secret Kmart trick costs just $12

The swimsuit previously had “flappy” shoulder straps.

THE latest clothing hack sending Kmart fans into a frenzy costs $12

Man dies after being bitten by snake

A MAN has died after he was bitten by a snake at a property in north Queensland.

Man’s incredible 12-week body transformation

Hunter Hobbs in January (left) and April (right). He lost 19kg over 12 weeks through regular exercise and a healthy diet.

How Hunter Hobbs dropped from 91kg to 72kg in three months

'Saxy lady' beats odds and uses music to recover from stroke

BACK TO PLAY: Allora woman Lynette Gordon-Smith (right) suffered stroke last year but has made an amazing recovery.

Southern Downs woman was told she may not play again but she's back

What would happen if there were no farmers or graziers?

Jack Knight (13) riding Warrenbri Josiette while mustering on his grandparents property Gowrie at Charleville, his mother Bridget is on Warrenbri Serene up front.

Grazier speaks out on people trying to bring farmers down

Toddler’s life support to be turned off

Supporters the hospital in northwest England after doctors said life-support treatment should stop because further treatment was futile. Picture: AFP Photo / Paul Ellis

The parents of seriously ill Alfie Evans vowed “it’s not over!”

Flesh-eating bacteria epidemic ‘exploding’

There is a “worsening epidemic” of the Bairnsdale ulcer in Victoria.

Confirmed infections are up 400 per cent in the last four years

Why ‘free ride’ should stop at 19

AUSTRALIA’S freeloading “kidults” are living it up thanks to the Bank of Mum and Dad. Here’s why the freebies have got to end.

‘Bad mum’: Kylie’s parenting slammed

Kylie Jenner has been slammed for leaving her newborn at home while she parties it up at Coachella. Picture: Instagram

Kylie Jenner is being mum-shamed for attending Coachella.

Mum’s horror as baby chokes on teething ring

Kahla's baby Lukah was chewing on a teething ring. Photo: Facebook

"I started to panic, she was choking, and I froze."

Bizarre new Kmart trend taking off

Each child attending the party got a trophy.

The "Kmart challenge" has become a birthday party hit.

What's behind the Games?

ALL SMILE: Photo team managers Simon Lodge (left), Dillon Bryden and Simon Baker (both in all yellow at the rear) with some of their trusty team in their grey bibs.

She stood poolside as swimmers and divers took to the pool

Families swap overseas trips, cruises for new holiday type

Families are swapping planes for cars when they take their holidays.

Different type of holiday gaining speed as a must-do for families

Rise in number of dads sharing load of at-home caring

CLOSE BOND: There are more dads staying at home to raise their children these days, for a variety of reasons.

80,000 Australian families have a stay-at-home dad at the helm.

RUSH HOUR: Woman sent bill for rejecting date

A WOMAN shared her outrage with Twitter when she received a $50 bill after “ghosting” requests from a guy to meet for a second date.

‘I ate bowls of sugar to repel men’

Lisa put on weight to repel men after sexual abuse as a child.

Lisa was abused as a child, so did what she could to avoid men

Identities of gay dating app users could be exposed

The issue was even thought to affect people who have opted out of sharing data

"They’re putting people’s lives at risk by doing that.”

‘Cheating on my partner was best thing I did’

Sex and the City’s famous on-again-off-again, and sometimes cheating couple, Mr Big, and Carrie. Picture: Supplied

Micro-cheating on my partner was the best thing ever

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

Drew and Jenna Kutcher. Picture: Lindsey Roman

The downside of being married to a ridiculously good-looking man

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