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Life

Life

Are Hot Cross Buns Hopping Into Shops Earlier Than Ever?

2 min read

We've only just slept off our Christmas food comas -- and our New Year's hangovers -- and a certain baked Easter treat is already on shelves.

Christmas

Christmas

This Mum Just Crocheted A Rug-Sized Monopoly Board For Her Daughter

1 min read

Twitter user @pilotviruet posted a snap of her epic Christmas gift -- a giant crochet version of the popular board game.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

This Is When You Should Take Down Your Christmas Decorations

4 min read

Okay. Christmas is over.

Christmas

Christmas

Your Guide To Picking The Best Bubbles Because No, They're Not All The Same

3 min read

Look, picking the best bubbles for New Year's Eve or any special event, really -- can be a bit bloody stressful.

Comedy

Comedy

How Long Can Your Leftovers Be Left Over?

3 min read

Working out whether your fridge is a house of treats or a garbage dump

National

National

A Staggering 30 Drownings Have Been Recorded In 26 Days

3 min read

Surf Life Saving Australia has renewed its calls for awareness of dangerous beach conditions after widespread drownings across the country.

Updated

Updated

Stepson Charged Over Alleged Christmas Day Nail Gun Attack On Mother

1 min read

A man has been refused bail after allegedly attacking his stepmother with a nail gun in the driveway of their home on Christmas Day.

National

National

Man's Waterfall Death The Fourth Drowning In Three Days

1 min read

A man has fallen into a rock pool at Grampians National Park and died.

Good News

Good News

Dad Catches Every Flight To Be With His Flight-Attendant Daughter

1 min read

Father of the year award.

Views

Views

Why The Post-Christmas Week Is The Year's Most Awkward

3 min read

There is a certain sense of malaise that surrounds this time of year, the week between Christmas and New Year.

World

World

Man Arrested For Throwing Ham At His Partner During Christmas Argument

1 min read

The couple got into an argument about what was being served for Christmas dinner.

Christmas

Christmas

This Brussels Sprout Chocolate Prank Just Won Christmas

2 min read

Here's how it stacks up against festive tomfoolery of Christmases past.

News

News

Giving The Gift Of Unwanted Gifts

1 min read

70 per cent of Australians received at least one unwanted gift last year.

Updated

Updated

The Best Boxing Day Sales To Burn Your Christmas Cash On

3 min read

Got money to spend this Boxing Day? From fashion to beauty, home and tech, here some sizzling hot sale picks.

World

World

The Biggest Unsolved Mysteries Of 2018

4 min read

In a year when the president fought with congressional leaders on live TV and celebrities set off mental health scares on Instagram, it's hard to believe there'd be much mystery left behind the news.

National

National

Motorway Driver Allegedly 4.5 Times Over Legal Alcohol Limit

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Five people were charged with high-range drink driving across the state on Christmas Eve day.

Christmas

Christmas

In Pictures: The Most Beautiful Christmas Markets Around The World

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As Christmas Day wraps up (pun intended) take a look at some of the festive markets from around the world you likely didn't have a chance to attend, and one you probably did.

Christmas

Christmas

Merry Christmas From These Festive Insta-Famous Pets

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Here are some adorable four-legged friends on a mission to spread some major cheer these holidays.

World

World

WATCH: Trump Accused Of 'Ruining Christmas' For 7-Year-Old

2 min read

It was the night before Christmas, when Trump likely ruined the magic of Santa for one young child forever.

National

National

Mother Watched Her Son And Husband Drown On Christmas Eve

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A mother has watched two members of her family lose their lives at a notorious strip of beach on Phillip Island.

Christmas

Christmas

How To Curb Your Christmas Lunch Food Coma (If You Want To)

4 min read

A scientist spills on why we feel sleepy after chowing down, and if food comas are actually bad for us.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Kendall Jenner Just Photoshopped Herself Into The Kardashian Kristmas Kard

3 min read

We. Are. Screaming.

Christmas

Christmas

This Is How Satanists Celebrate Christmas

3 min read

Satanists, they're just like us!

Christmas

Christmas

The Cute Reason The US Government 'Tracks' Santa's Trip

2 min read

Each year, volunteers for a US government department born by accident answer the calls of thousands of kids who want to know how Santa's travelling.

Christmas

Christmas

What Is A Festivus For The Rest Of Us?

2 min read

Everything you need to know about our favourite secular holiday.

Updated

Updated

This is How Celebs Are Celebrating Christmas

4 min read

It's the silly season once again and stars are getting right into the spirit as they prepare for their lavish Christmas shindigs.

National

National

Christmas Crisis: Domestic Violence, Suicide Calls Spike In Holiday Period

4 min read

Christmas is a particularly hard time of year for more people than you might think.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Yes, 'Love Actually' Is Sexist Trash, But Here's Why I'll Still Watch It Every Christmas

5 min read

I’m not going to lie to you.

World

World

Student With 'Nothing To Give' Has Surprise For Teacher

1 min read

Washington State elementary school teacher Rachel Uretsky-Pratt received an extra special gift from one of her students this year -- and it definitely puts life in perspective.

Good News

Good News

Thousands Of Santas Seen Russian Through St Petersburg

1 min read

More than three thousand people dressed as Santa Claus have descended on St Petersburg for an annual race.

Christmas

Christmas

A Guide To Avoiding Food Poisoning This Festive Season

3 min read

We've put together a few tips to keep in mind during these delicious months of feasting.

Christmas

Christmas

The Spider-Man Christmas Record Is A Thing That Exists Now

1 min read

Spider-Man has joined the likes of Mariah Carey, Michael Bublé, and Bing Crosby and recorded his very own Christmas album.

Music

Music

A Song About Sausage Rolls Has Topped The UK Xmas Charts

3 min read

A YouTuber has claimed the coveted number one spot on the UK Christmas charts.

National

National

The Beautiful Christmas Tour Through A Drought-Ravaged Region

2 min read

If you drive along a 60-kilometre stretch of road in south-west Queensland, you'll come across some joy among the dust. 

World

World

Volunteer Elves Respond to Every Letter Sent To Town Called Santa Claus

1 min read

Not all the millions of letters sent to Santa every year make it to the North Pole.

Updated

Updated

Urgent Recall On Christmas Ham Over Listeria Contamination

1 min read

The founder of Vic's Meat has released a statement after a recall on ham was issued, just four days before Christmas, over listeria fears.

National

National

Lifeguards 'Spooked' By Drownings Leading Into Heatwave

2 min read

Beachgoers will be catching waves and heatwaves this Christmas, as lifesavers gear up for their busiest week after a "horror" spate of drownings.

Crime

Crime

Man Caught Drink Driving Twice In Two Hours

1 min read

In what must be record time, NSW Police have allegedly nabbed a repeat-offender almost immediately after the launch of their Christmas-New Year road safety operation.

Celebrity

Celebrity

James Corden Celebrates With Star-Studded Carpool Karaoke

1 min read

The holidays are fast approaching and James Corden decided to kick things off with a star-studded Christmas carpool carol.

Good News

Good News

Barack Obama Dressed As Santa To Visit Sick Kids In Hospital

1 min read

The halls of a children's hospital in the US have been lit up with some special and rather unexpected Christmas cheer.

Good News

Good News

Federal Police Recreate 'Love Actually' In Special Christmas Message Gag

2 min read

"We feel it in our fingers, We feel it in our toes, Christmas is all around us, Here's some love from the Po-Po."

National

National

Baby Elephant Gets Extra Special Early Christmas Treat

1 min read

This festive season is extra special for little Jai Dee.

Christmas

Christmas

We Guarantee You You Will See Most Of These On Your Table This Christmas

3 min read

Nothing says Aussie Christmas like some Jatz and cabanossi.

Christmas

Christmas

Where Are All The Christmas Beetles This Year?

1 min read

There's something missing in the Sydney region as we hit the Christmas countdown crunch time.

National

National

'Their Deaths Weren't In Vain': Heartbreaking Plea To Christmas Drivers

2 min read

A relative of the Falkholt family, who died after a horror head-on crash on Boxing Day last year, has made a heartbreaking plea to drivers on the roads this Christmas. 

Views

Views

Remember These? 6 Favourite Christmas Toys From Our Childhoods

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As Christmas creeps down the chimney, we take a look back at the toys we HAD TO HAVE as kids in the '70s, '80s and '90s. Did your favourite make the list?

Celebrity

Celebrity

Macaulay Culkin Recreated Home Alone Scenes As A Grown Up

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For many of us adults, the themes of 'Home Alone' sound actually really appealing nowadays.

Christmas

Christmas

Summer's Looking Lit AF Thanks To ALDI's Sneaky Goon Bag Tote

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We're dreaming of a wine Christmas.

Christmas

Christmas

An Elderly Man Bought His Two-Year-Old Neighbour Gifts For The Next 14 Christmases

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Ken, who was in his late 80s, gifted youngster Cadi enough presents to see her through to her 16th Christmas.

News

News

Be Careful If You’re Buying Gift Vouchers For Presents

1 min read

What you need to be on the look out for when gifting vouchers.

World

World

U.S. Station Plays 'Baby It's Cold Outside' For Two Hours

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Despite the Christmas duet making headlines for all the wrong reasons this festive season, one radio station isn't afraid to play it - on repeat - for hours.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

A Gender-Neutral Santa Is A Ho-Ho-Horrible Idea

3 min read

Santa Claus should be what-now?

Music

Music

How A YouTuber Could Top The UK Christmas Charts

1 min read

It's like a real-life 'Love Actually'.

National

National

The Dirty Problem Fuelled By Our $10 Billion Christmas Buying Frenzy

2 min read

Christmas is a time for giving, family and all the rest of it -- but we could be a bit less generous with our rubbish output.

The Project

The Project

Do You Know Your Christmas Etiquette?

1 min read

X-mas the spot you forgot to clean off your shirt.

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Christmas

The Number One Christmas Gift People Chuck Out

1 min read

The tinsel is gone, leaving a glittery trail from the front door to the bin. The trees have all been taken down, and all the champagne has all been drunk.

Dougal Wallace

Dougal Wallace

Forgive Me Santa, For I Have Sinned

3 min read

I didn’t mean to.

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Christmas

How To Deal With Annoying People Without Turning Into The Grinch At Christmas

3 min read

Is your Christmas less festive and more festering? Then read on.

Christmas

Christmas

Hundreds Of UK Pubs Are Banning Wham's "Last Christmas" From Being Played

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And it's not because they don't LOVE what is, arguably, the best Christmas song of all time.

Christmas

Christmas

Samantha Jade Sings 13 Christmas Songs In 60 Seconds

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'The Magic of Christmas' is the singer's fourth studio album.

National

National

Hundreds Of Young Men Expected To Suffer Alcohol-Related Injuries Over Christmas

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As many as 1500 young Aussie men are expected to seek emergency treatment at just one Queensland hospital over the festive season.

Christmas

Christmas

Just Another Reason To Wear Your Ugly Xmas Sweater With Pride

2 min read

An airline is offering priority boarding to passengers wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, so get on board!

Life

Life

KFC Is Selling A Log For Your Fireplace So Your House Can Smell Like Fried Chicken

1 min read

Have a Kentucky Fried Christmas.

National

National

Why Christmas Is A Sad, Lonely Burden For Many

2 min read

Christmas is nearly upon us and while it may be the favourite time of the year for many, it's one of the hardest times for many others.

World

World

Santa Loses It, Tells Kids To 'Get The F*ck Out' Of Christmas Event

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Can Santa Claus deliver himself coal?

Christmas

Christmas

13 Gifts For Anyone Crying Out For A Good Night's Sleep This Christmas

2 min read

Ya snooze, ya lose.

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

Ways To Deal With Your Christmas Anxiety

3 min read

Do you hate Christmas? Not in a Grinch way… in an “I’m anxious and this is triggering” way?

Good News

Good News

'Unsung Heroes': The Nun And Pilot Bringing Christmas To Seafarers

3 min read

On Christmas morning, one thousand seafarers will open up a very special care package, put together by a group of dedicated Australians.

Christmas

Christmas

Why 'No' Is The Most Important Word You Can Say This Christmas

5 min read

It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for many, the holiday season brings with it unwarranted stress.

Christmas

Christmas

How To Do An Entire Christmas Lunch For Less Than A Pair Of Shoes

3 min read

Come all ye cheapskates.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why A Book Is The Worst Present You Could Get For Christmas

5 min read

There are two types of people in this world -- those who are weirdly obsessed with printed, paper books. And those who aren’t.

Life

Life

Is All That Chocolate That Got Spilled Across A German Road Still OK To Eat?

2 min read

Don't cry over spilt cocoa.

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

The Best Day Of The Year To Propose

2 min read

Popping the big question? Read this first.

Christmas

Christmas

16 Weird And Quirky Gifts To Spice Up The Office Kris Kringle

3 min read

Karen from Accounts is going to love this.

Life

Life

How Not To Kill Yourself With The Xmas Turkey

2 min read

It's the Christmas tradition that strikes mortal fear into home cooks, the big bird that most of us only tackle once a year.

Christmas

Christmas

14 Gifts That Will Make The Beauty Lover In Your Life Think You Spent Big

2 min read

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Christmas

Christmas

Songs To Have Sex To This Christmas

1 min read

Jingle balls.

Sophie Heizer

Sophie Heizer

We Asked Five Experts: Should I Lie To My Children About Santa?

1 min read

Is there any real harm?

World

World

Krampus: The Evil, Chain-Wielding Anti-Santa Who Haunts Children At Christmas

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While children around the world are waiting excitedly for Santa Clause to climb down their chimneys and deliver them gifts, the children of Eastern Europe wait in fear.

Life

Life

The Royals May Have Gone A Tad Overboard With Their Christmas Tree

1 min read

The royal family has really pushed the boat out for their 2018 Christmas decorations.

National

National

How Your Christmas Lunch Could Help Drought-Affected Farmers

3 min read

Never has your mince pie-making and Christmas-carolling been quite as important. 

Life

Life

Xmas Cash Splash: More Than $300 Million To Be Spent On Nieces And Nephews

3 min read

Being an aunt or uncle is a special role -- but it's one that comes with a hefty price tag at Christmas -- according to a new study.

Christmas

Christmas

14 Spicy Chrissy Gifts For That Sassy B*tch In Your Life

3 min read

Spoil them with something they REALLY want.

Christmas

Christmas

These 'Home Alone' Fan Theories Are Wild And Actually Kinda Believable

4 min read

Prepare to have your childhood ruined!

News

News

Christmas Tree Farm's Brown Snake Problem

1 min read

Forget the Grinch, the deadly brown snake is out to kill the Christmas cheer.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

Expectation Vs Reality: The Joy Of Your Kid's End Of Year School Concert

3 min read

You know that sweet Christmas concert scene in Love Actually?

Views

Views

We All Buy Slave-Made Products. Here's How We Avoid Feeling Guilty.

3 min read

We consume the products of slavery every day. All of us.

Christmas

Christmas

Apparently We Like Cheating On Our Partners At Work Christmas Parties

2 min read

Tis the season to party pash someone who isn't our significant other.

Life

Life

The Nightmares Were Real -- Baby Shark Toys Are Available To Buy

1 min read

Do, do, do, don't.

Christmas

Christmas

Social Jet Lag Is A Thing At Christmas, Here's How To Beat It

3 min read

Feel like you're running on empty? Welcome to the new tired. And Merry Christmas.

Christmas

Christmas

How Not To Get All Tied Up And Win The Gift Wrapping Game This Xmas

3 min read

Read, set, WRAP.

Christmas

Christmas

The Best Sweet Boozy Treats To Enjoy This Xmas

1 min read

It's nearly Christmas! Repeat that, because that's gonna be the number one excuse for anyone who engages in a little overindulgence over the next few weeks.

World

World

Teacher Tells Year One Students Santa Isn't Real

1 min read

The teacher is being accused of trying to 'ruin the spirit of Christmas'.

Christmas

Christmas

Photographer Turns Christmas On Its Head With Grinch Photos

1 min read

Ho, ho, oh boy these are too good!

World

World

Backlash After Radio Station Axes Popular Christmas Song

2 min read

A radio presenter said he didn't understand why the lyrics were causing controversy, until he read them.

Christmas

Christmas

Pudding Boobs Are Here To Wish You A Mam-Merry Christmas

1 min read

Make a tit of yourself this silly season.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

Why I've Cancelled All Presents This Christmas

4 min read

My mother-in-law came to visit last weekend.

Movies

Movies

Macaulay Culkin Uses 'Home Alone' To Impress Dates

1 min read

They probably watch it when they're... Home Alone.

World

World

Family To Be Fined Thousands For Mega Christmas Light Display

1 min read

A family's annual Christmas festivities have been halted prematurely as they enter a battle with officials.

Christmas

Christmas

Heaps Awks Chrissy Gifts You Should Never Give Your Colleagues

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Ho ho NO.