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Grandmother reunited with missing engagement ring after 13 years

Mary Grams’s husband passed away five years ago, but since 2004 she had been trying desperately to hide the fact...
Consumer
17 Aug

Watch out for these limited edition coins in your change

A limited edition set of coins is being released, featuring a magical children’s book character. Woolworths is releasing Royal Australian...
Consumer
16 Aug

Squeaky toy recalled amid fear it will make kids sterile

A plastic toy has been part of a product recall due to concerns it could lead to sterility. The product, a...
Consumer
16 Aug

This family won't pay rates because of their religious beliefs

Council rates for the Tasmania’s Melita Honey Farm have not been paid since 2010, because the owners are of the...
Consumer
15 Aug

Are these designs taking Ugg boots too far?

Unattractive as they might be, ugg boots are usually the first thing we’ll reach for on a winter’s day. But...
Consumer
15 Aug

Neighbours of 54 years marry in sweet reminder true love is possible

Pam and Ronald Sinclair first met in their 20s, when they became neighbours on the north side of Brisbane. Both...
Consumer
15 Aug

Here’s what you can and can’t do with your body after death

If you’re planning an elaborate funeral service, maybe cool off for just a second to see whether your wishes are...
Consumer
15 Aug

Cheeky prisoner leaves hilarious review for overnight jail stay

No one really expects police lock-up to be a pleasant experience, but one Scotsman has let rip on the poor...
Consumer
15 Aug

Target recalls common kitchen item amid fears it could explode

Target is scrambling to recall a potentially life-threatening toaster amid fears an internal component failure could cause a fire or...
Consumer
15 Aug

Popular footwear in trouble as struggling company dealt a blow

Footwear company Crocs has been dealt a blow in a legal battle against brands which they allege have been copying...
Consumer
14 Aug

Let's Talk: Should late library books cop a fine?

Nearly four decades ago, The Woman in the White House was checked out of New York’s Tompkins Square Library. Despite...
Consumer
13 Aug

World's oldest man dies one month short of 114

The world’s oldest man Yisreal Kristal had died just one month short of his 114th birthday. Kristal lived through both...
Consumer
13 Aug

Australia's new $10 note is almost here

First it was the fiver and now Australia is set to get a brand new $10 note. Just like it’s...
Consumer
12 Aug

Sitting like this could kill you in a car crash

An American woman has made headlines around the world after sharing how an “ignorant” mistake changed her life during a...
Consumer
11 Aug

Beloved Aussie company snatched up by global giant

The Weis Bars every Australian knows and loves will soon be in the hands of global giant Unilever. Founded in...
Consumer
11 Aug

Government finally steps in to help struggling Aussies

The Turnbull government is taking power companies to task under new rules to give households more capacity to cut their electricity...
Consumer
9 Aug