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Bake Off's back for more layer cakes and one liners

THE Great Australian Bake Off hosts Mel Buttle and Claire Hooper talk sneaky tastes and hot cross puns.

Has Vegemite thrown another bad idea on the barbie?

Vegemite no longer bears the Kraft name.

Could lamb, cheese and Vegemite sausages take over Australia Day?

Try a ‘healthy’ cocktail for a sugar fix

Pauline Lefur, 24, tries The New Guard cocktail — packed with healthy ingredients — at Hotel Ravesis at Bondi Beach. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Superfoods are now a staple of bars next to booze

Lamb ad sparks controversy, again

The new MLA summer lamb ad will hit Australian TV screens today.

It’s fair to say that opinions are divided on the Aussie new lamb ad

Bakery serves up another ooey, gooey viral sensation

Peanut butter Nutella doughnuts are now selling at the Kenilworth Bakery for $5.50.

The dessert sensation that come to its creator in a dream

McDonald’s favourite makes a comeback

The Chicken Big Mac is making a return.

The fast food chain has listened and the burger will return to the menu from...

Yummy treats minus guilt

Find your bliss with these healthy, inventive recipes

Green up living spaces with low-maintenance succulents

IF YOU keep forgetting to water your indoor plants, then maybe you need to try growing some of the trailing succulents in the Senecio family.

7 rules for sharing a holiday house

8 Bombi Road, South Macmasters Beach is rented out by Raine and Horne Terrigal.

Avoid things can go pear shaped by having some solid ground rules in place

DIYers coming unstuck

3318 Australians were hospitalised as a result of an injury from a DIY job in a...

Home values drop for first time in almost two years

Melbourne property values slipped 0.2 per cent in December.

MELBOURNE dwelling values fell for the first time in almost two years in...

Give your yard a Bully makeover

Here's a chance to win $1000 from Bunnings to splurge on your backyard

GARDEN: Majestic poincianas hard to miss

The bright red flowers of the poinciana are hard to miss.

Stunning canopy makes this tree a summer time favourite

Share the love with potted brilliance

Why not gift friends and family with at plant this Christmas?

The best plants to gift this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

What it's like living in coldest place on Earth

THIS tiny Russian town installed an electronic thermometer but in an ironic twist, even it can’t handle the insane temperatures braved by locals.

Lost GoPro owner turns up half a world away

The search is over for this woman after her GoPro was found washed up on the beach containing photos and videos of the surfer.

Five-year-old mystery solved in unlikely way

$5 trick to scoring an upgrade

It’s possible to get bumped up to business class mid-flight — without causing a scene.

DRESSING to impress can go a long way when scoring an upgrade next time you fly

REVEALED: The best times to book flights

Last minute bookings are meant to save us a fortune

What you didn’t see in Game of Thrones

Dubrovnik in Croatia. Picture: iStock.

Croatia’s pin-up city reveals more than just a pretty face

Why you shouldn’t have coffee on a flight

If you thought plane food was bad, you don’t want to know about the coffee. Picture: iStock

AIR hostess warns to avoid the tea and coffee on your next flight

Ticket to ride back in time

LIVERPOOL LIFE: Iconic landmarks on the Liverpool waterfront, taken at dusk; the Beatles Story museum in Albert Dock; and a statue of John Lennon outside the historic Cavern Club.

Liverpool is a must-visit for the true-blue Beatles fan

Shannon Noll's long road back to the recording studio

THE Australian Idol favourite has a new single out today. He will release his new album Unbroken next month.

Star busted on CCTV cheating on girlfriend

Alex Pall, from Chainsmokers, was caught on CCTV in a steamy embrace with a mystery blonde.

Her Instagram post was removed

Summer Bay’s 15 biggest breakout stars

Chris Hemsworth is now officially a 'Big Name' in Hollywood, but before that he was Home and Away's dreamy, sun-kissed character Kim Hyde. Pictures: Supplied

A long line-up of Tinsel Town’s biggest names began on Home and Away

SAVAGE STUFF: "Go f*** yourself Cory Bernardi."

Senator Cory Bernardi’s #AC100 playlist is not going down well with artists included on it. Triple J has moved its Hottest 100 date

Cory Bernardi doesn't see the problem with his #AC100 countdown.

Michelle Williams ‘engaged to secret boyfriend’

Michelle Williams

MICHELLE Williams is “engaged to marry secret boyfriend Andrew Youmans..”

The real reason Hemsworth’s over playing Thor

Chris Hemsworth taking a surf at Byron Bay before travelling to the United States. Picture: Media-Mode

What reasons does Chris Hemsworth for turning his back on playing Thor?

Eye-watering cost of Big Little Lies season 2

Big Little Lies season two has been confirmed - but at a huge cost.

IT TOOK a long time to lock in a second season of the hit TV series.

Join move to minimalism and get fashion foundations right

Streamlining your wardrobe by starting with top-quality basics will make getting dressed in the morning a whole lot easier.

Sex change nose job betrayal enrages friend

The friend went to South America for a sex change but then seemed to change their mind.

He was furious and broke after spending a fortune helping a friend

Woman’s revolting find in new jeans

Woman finds nasty surprise in the front pocket of her brand new jeans. Picture: Christine Evans/Twitter

A woman made an unexpected discovery when she opened her online shopping

Who paid for Paris Hilton’s engagement ring?

Paris Hilton announced her engagement on Instagram. Picture: @parishilton

Inquiring minds want to know where the money came from

Is this the worst wedding trend ever?

This new bridal jumpsuit could be the best or worst trend for 2018

The wedding shred just got real

Penis whitening procedure goes viral

The whitening service costs around $650 for five sessions

They use a very small laser as part of a new phallic fad

Plus model recreates Gigi nude shoot

Model Diana is trying to encourage other women to embrace their curves.

The 155cm, 82kg beauty has become a web wonder

People love $1.80 Bunnings hack

WHEN Gina saw the $1.80 hack shared online, she sent her husband to Bunnings and said goodbye to kitchen clutter.

Coke cuts bottle size and ups price after sugar tax

Coca-Cola has blamed UK sugar tax for a price hike.

Coke contains more than 10g of sugar per 100ml

Apple's App Store rakes in $1.1 billion in holiday week

iOS developers earned US$26.5 billion last year

The Airbnb for race day fashion

Pictured on Mermaid Beach, Milano Imai who has created 'Millinery Market' which is an online marketplace where women can rent or buy millinery for the races rather than having to shell out huge bucks and go searching across the city for the perfect raceday hat or fascinator. Picture Mike Batterham

Racegoers across the country jumping on the back of this hat trick

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset brings 3D sound to iPhone

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset.

You can record sounds coming from left to right

Zero grocery bill: Why this mum of four is smiling

Live couldn't be better for Lydia Harris who opted out of supermarket spending - period. Photo/ Stuart Munro

"It's made us value memories and time spent together."

Apple’s sneaky iPhone ploy exposed

Hackers could steal information from million of devices

Users think ‘my phone is slow so I should replace it’

Woman shares eyelash horror story

ISABELLE Kun went to a salon to get eyelash extensions. The next day she was rushed to hospital after her eyes closed over and she struggled to swallow and...

Transgender sex worker ‘unaware’ of HIV

Clayton James Palmer (covered), who prefers to go by the name Ms Fox, arriving at Perth Airport. Picture: Nine News

A TRANSGENDER sex worker is on trial for causing grievous bodily harm

Heroic farmer’s insane ride for survival

The farmer was looking for hatching grasshoppers when he flew off his bike. Picture: iStock.

He snapped his neck - then he kept riding anyway

Toddler almost loses eye in mozzie attack

A toddler has come dangerously close to losing her eyesight

My crippling disease ‘doesn’t exist’

Madison Rapa is a Lyme disease sufferer. Picture: Facebook

Madison is spending $1000 a week treating her mysterious condition

Lauren can’t walk but she can fly

Lauren Watson is an aerial performer despite her disability. Picture: Bradford Whelan Mental health: How to talk about it with someone who needs help

After breaking her back, Lauren Watson “wanted to die”

Vape reservations: Why the silence on e-cigarettes?

E-cigarettes are about 80 per cent cheaper than conventional cigarettes. Picture: Mark Cranitch.

Why our government won’t talk about e-cigarettes

CARELESS: The crucial thing every parent is doing wrong

FREE SERVICE aims to combat astounding rate of car seat carelessness in Southern Downs.

Mum says ‘stick it’ to book lists

Single mum says generic brand does the same job

PARENTS have been told to ‘stick the guilt’ instead of breaking the budget.

Dad’s excuse for leaving kid locked in car for three hours

The Kia vehicle which police smashed open to save a young boy in Neutral Bay. picture: Supplied

POLICE rescued a child who had been left alone for up to three hours

Mums advice to kids and parents after being bullied herself

BALANCING ACT: Sara Drew has tips for parents on bullying.

The mum also pre-warns her kids about the potential dangers.

Doing it for Dolly: Rapper, country singer team up against bullies

Hayley Wheeler and Ariana Brogden have recorded a song together to educate on bullying.

Words far more powerful than sticks and stones

‘He’s never said he’s sorry’

Lauren Hickson (above) who would have been 33 this year, was abducted and murdered by neighbour Neville Towner in 1989.

Murder victim's mother concerned perpetrator could strike again if released from...

The one question you should ask on a date

MEETING “the one” can be tough, but a psychologist has revealed the simple way you can work out if someone is right for you on the very first date

‘Orgasm shot saved my sex life’

A so-called “orgasm shot” is boosting women’s libidos (not pictured). Picture: Shuttlestock

A woman had been stuck in a “relatively sexless” relationship for seven years

The most popular porn searches of 2017

Revealing report shows what kind of porn people love most. Picture: Shuttlestock

2017 was a big year for Rick And Morty-themed porn, apparently.

First day same-sex couples can say ‘I do’

A terminally ill Melbourne woman, Cas Willow, and her long-term partner, Heather Richards during a marriage ceremony. The couple tied the knot in Australia's first same-sex weddings under new legislation allowing gay marriages

At the stroke of midnight a new era was ushered in with same-sex couples now...