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Tue 13 Nov 2018

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

One of the segment pioneers, the Subaru Forester, raises the bar with outstanding safety and practical cabin design.

‘We are being ignored’: Baby Lilliana’s mum slams hospital

premium_icon ‘We are being ignored’: Baby Lilliana’s mum slams hospital

The mum of Lilliana Sheridan, the eight-month-old who almost died in Thailand, has unloaded on staff from an Australian hospital after returning home.

Why it’s time to stop smacking your kids

premium_icon Why it’s time to stop smacking your kids

We all know it’s unacceptable to smack an adult, so why do we still think it’s okay to do it to our children, writes Ann Wason Moore.

‘I’ve watched both my children die’: Macris dad

premium_icon ‘I’ve watched both my children die’: Macris dad

The father of slain gangster John Macris broke down as he told of his pain at burying his son in a grave beside his daughter.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Mackay man's tribute to son who gave his life in Afghanistan

premium_icon Mackay man's tribute to son who gave his life in Afghanistan

Man was killed by an improvised explosion device during mission

Mum considers pointing out her friend's misspelt baby name

Mum considers pointing out her friend's misspelt baby name

THEIR spelling of the common name is rather bizarre, and couldn't be a 'new age' way of spelling it... could it?

My mum tortured us with ‘cult’ diet

My mum tortured us with ‘cult’ diet

Christine O’Brien’s beauty queen mother made her family adhere to a drastic diet dubbed ‘The Program’ that she believed would purify them.

Boy sleeping with mouth open linked to behaviour problems

Boy sleeping with mouth open linked to behaviour problems

IF this picture could be your little one asleep right now then you need to read this.

Angry sport parents to be called out as part of campaign

Angry sport parents to be called out as part of campaign

There’s always one parent who acts like they’re at the NRL Grand Final during kids’ sport, but their hooligan days may be numbered.

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

Is this Range Rover the world’s most stylish SUV?

Is this Range Rover the world’s most stylish SUV?

Range Rover’s Velar has upped the style ante in the prestige SUV world.

Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

premium_icon Family gives up 'normal' life for half gap year

Coast family have helped refugees who fled ISIS, climb the Eiffel tower and walked through the ashes of Mt Vesuvius at Pompeii.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Couple keen to swap boy embryo for girl embryo

Couple keen to swap boy embryo for girl embryo

WHEN Jodie and James read that a Brooklyn actress wanted to swap her girl embryo for a boy embryo, they could barely believe their eyes.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Dangerous freebirthing ‘is just plain arrogant’

Dangerous freebirthing ‘is just plain arrogant’

CHILDBIRTH is one of life’s most joyous experiences. But it’s not just about you. And this practice is putting two people in danger.

Girl, 10, used ‘code word’ to outsmart kidnapper in park

Girl, 10, used ‘code word’ to outsmart kidnapper in park

THE man told the 10-year-old that her brother was in a bad accident and that she needed to go with him. That’s when she asked him for the “code word”.

The words no parents wants to hear: “your baby may die”

premium_icon The words no parents wants to hear: “your baby may die”

Mum Mikayla Lythgo knows the anguish of being told her child may not survive.

Aussie parents spending thousands dining out

premium_icon Aussie parents spending thousands dining out

KIDS as young as two are being treated to adult dining and parents are nonplussed about the cost. Find out how much they are spending and what matters the most.

Michelle Obama ‘suffered miscarriage’

Michelle Obama ‘suffered miscarriage’

MICHELLE Obama has opened up on the very personal difficulties she and her husband, Barack, faced having children and why she will “never forgive” Donald Trump.

Remember UNO? Well, a new version has arrived

Remember UNO? Well, a new version has arrived

The brains behind the mega-popular card game UNO have delivered a second version to help fill the stockings this Christmas.

Girls star’s surprising secret

Girls star’s surprising secret

ADAM Driver has become a major Hollywood star in recent years, but the actor has somehow managed to keep a huge part of his personal life under wraps.

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