Sunshine Coast houses taking less time to sell

THE time it takes to sell a Sunshine Coast house is getting shorter despite an increase in the number of properties on offer.

Coolum surf club forms two teams of ducks

THE TEAM: Star Realty Red Ducks with Star Principal Vicki Cooper and Sales Agent Dannielle Preston Photo Contributed

TWO touch Football teams have been formed by Coolum Beach SL

Rees big win in beach bash

BIG WINNER Jacqueline Rees Photo Contributed

Rees successfully competed in the elite division of the beach bash

150 Poppies handed over for Remembrance Day

WE REMEMBER: Sandra Robinson presented a basket of poppies to John Flowers representing the Coolum -Peregian RSL. Photo Contributed

THE Coolum Beach Quota Club held a fun and successful Melbou

Coolum Boardriders made the final of the Boardriders Battle

Noah Stocca competing at the Australian Boardrdriders Battle

COOLUM Boardriders Club made the final of the Australian Boa

St Andrew’s Anglican College’s tuckshop one of the best

NUMBER ONE: St Andrews Anglican Colleges serves up a first class menu and they believe their SnAAC Shack and Anne-Marie Williams, Food Manager of their College's tuckshop is number one. Photo Contributed

SUNSHINE Coast school St Andrew’s Anglican College’s tuckshop

Teen warns others after fake cops try to stop her car

Mudjimba resident Taylah Morris, 18, recounts being pursued on the Sunshine Motorway by men who she thought were impersonating police.

Teen left shaken by experience on way home from work

Fake Centrelink staff stealing money from vulnerable Aussies

Scammers are impersonating Centrelink officers

Last chance to win tickets for Les Miserables in Brisbane

The cast of Les Miserables, which will return to Brisbane in December. One lucky reader will have the chance to win a double pass to see the hit show.

IT’S the musical phenomenon seen by more than 70 million people

Storms hit and miss around the Coast

Lightning and thunder about, but most report storm a 'miss'

Originals music festival rolls into town

BIG Sticky Fingers will draw a big crowd to the Originals Music Festival

FOLLOWING the success of last year’s sell-out debut, the Ori

Marcoola’s Spicy Papadam

Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi and Naresh Patel. Photo Contributed

Marcoola’s Spicy Papadam

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UK to use tampon tax to fund rape services

This after 300,000 sign petition to have it tampon tax abolished

OPINION: November is far too early for Christmas carols

Matthew McInerney headshot Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

OPINION: One month until Christmas means it’s time to block my ears

Life goes on: Economic realities survive terror

Life does go on, as the people of Paris are so powerfully demonstrating.

At the end of the day, we all need to make a living.

Could downing of Russian plane lead to wider war?

Could common ground be lost over the downing of the SU-24?

Post Paris, can we still offer hope to our schoolies?

Year 12 graduates celebrate the end of their school years with a swim in their uniforms at Mooloolaba Beach.

We can’t live our lives in fear. To do so means Islamic State win.

LETTER: Panic about terrorism now or use your brain?

epaselect epa05028805 The Eiffel Tower is illuminated in the colors of the French flag in tribute for the victims of the 13 November terror attacks, in Paris, France, 16 November 2015. At least 132 people were killed and some 350 injured in the terror attacks on 13 November, which targeted a concert venue, a sports stadium, and several restaurants and bars in Paris. Authorities believe that three coordinated teams of terrorists armed with rifles and explosive vests carried out the attacks, which the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

"I for one, am not going to play the terrorist’s game of anger..."

Schoolies: Look mum, my burnt bum is on the news

Cairns teenager sat in fountain waiting for ambulance

Nine boys in 3.30am police pursuit on highway

One of cars slowed after police deployed tyre deflation devices

Cruise ship Sea Princess in emergency evacuation drama

RACQ CQ Rescue flies to the rescue of a Dunedin tourist on Hayman Island

RACQ CQ Rescue required to winch passenger off Sea Princess's deck

WATCH: Thousands of starfish stranded on Moreton Island

"As tragic as it was, it was absolutely beautiful to see"

George Bender petition attracts 75,000 signatories

Jodi Meynell, of Brisbane, is the woman who started the petition.

Real estate agent, being called "Ms Nobody", started online petition

'Nightmare' as shed burns just three metres from house

Brian Clacher and wife Rhonda Thompson, chat to Fire Inspector Geoff Townsley after their sheds were destroyed by fire.

“It was so close. There were explosions, there was fire."

Two dead, five critical as SA bushfire rages

13 hospitalised after fire destroys homes in mid north

Sex abuse victims hailed for breaking silence on uncle

BAD UNCLE: A Gatton man leaves the Ipswich Courthouse after being convicted of sexually abusing his two young nieces more than 30 years ago.

Two sisters have expressed disapointment with the justice system

NZ Labour leader visiting Kiwis detained in Sydney

Andrew Little will tour the Villawood Immigration Detention Centre in Sydney. Photo / Jason Oxenham

He asked for better discretion to be exercised

Expert warns shark cull won’t solve anything

WORSE THINGS AT SEA: Bond University shark expert Dr Daryl McPhee says we’re more likely to die at the hands of a jellyfish than a shark.

You're more likely to drown at the beach or be killed by a jellyfish

Super tax plan would save government billions

Mature Couple Calculating Coin In The Piggybank

More than half of super tax breaks go to wealthiest 20% of households

Uncle walks free after guilty plea to niece's sexual attacks

A terrible secret two sisters have lived with since they were five

Global warming to make 2015 hottest year ever

The year so far has been the hottest on record

Taylor Swift's NZ beach vid 'put rare native birds at risk'

Taylor Swift's record label, Universal Music, has declined to comment

Air rage passenger jailed over drunken rampage

Bharaj also embarked on a series of racist rants

Driving fail: How not to secure your load

Unsecured load comes off ute.

Dash cam captures moment unsecured load smashes into Toowoomba road

'Wanted: Beer wenches' - Cricket fans' bad taste Gumtree ad

The ad seeks young women who are "easy on the eye"

That ain't a zucchini... This is a zucchini!

Jill Lampard grew this humongous zucchini.

Mrs Jill Lampard grew a zucchini 410mm long and 390mm wide

WATCH: the cutest rendition of the Aussie anthem ever

7-year-old Ethan's memorable rendition of Advance Australia Fair

Odell Manuel crowned Australia's strongest powerlifter

SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT: Odell Manuel shows off his latest trophy after being crowned Australia’s strongest man.

Manuel crowned Aussie’s strongest

World's first underwater Instameet captures turtle selfie

Mark Fitzpatrick took a selfie with a turtle on Lady Musgrave Island during the Underwater Instameet on Saturday. Photo: Mark Fitz Photography

IT'S NOT everyday you get to take a selfie with a turtle.

Gwyneth Paltrow sings on Coldplay break-up song

Gwyneth Paltrow lends her voice to Coldplay's 'Everglow'

Dean and Shay win The Block with perfect penthouse

Dean and Shay react to their auction on The Block.

ALL five teams cash in as auctions heat up.

Queensland contestants competiting in MKR revealed

My Kitchen Rules 2016 Queensland contestants the "Miner Diners" Alex and Gareth who fly in out to the mines.

Former Mackay residents to appear on reality TV show

Katy Perry can't face getting a brace for her teeth

Crooked lower teeth the "bane" of Perry's beauty existence

YOU BEAUTY: Bindi Irwin wins Dancing with the Stars

Bindi Irwin and her dance partner Derek Hough triumphant with their winner's trophy backstage with mum Terri and brother Bob.

Bindi shines in her final dance before winning the Mirrorball

David Beckham fears for his Sexiest Man Alive crown

David Beckam joked Ben Stiller is trying to steal his crown

Fisherman against croc cull, says sightings are common

SNAPPED: This 4.5m crocodile was spotted by boaties in the Fitzroy River near Gavial Creek on Tuesday.

Fisherman seen "more crocodiles than he can count" in Fitzroy River

Brain tumour shock for young Tyler

YOU CAN HELP: Tyler Rostedt, 25, moved to America to pursue his dreams but now needs life-saving surgury on his brain.

Could you help young Tyler get surgery to remove his brain tumour?

Teens learning life lessons in the school of motherhood

KISS OF LIFE: Young mum Alisha Garlick gets a kiss from her daughter, Kamaya, 3.

STEMM supports pregnant girls, young mothers through their education

Bechtel hands over to BG Group

Paul Bruner, QGC General Manager Midstream Operations and Jeff Baillie, QGC Midstream Director.

Tools down for Bechtel workers on Curtis Island LNG plant QCLNG

Villa owners dig in at Clive's resort as water, power cut

Coolum Palmer Resort villa part-owner Maree Frecklington is determined to remain at her property despite apparent efforts by management to make life very uncomfortable.

Villa part-owners' resolve strengthened by strong-arm tactics

New facts emerge about Australians and cybercrime

Australians have an interesting relationship with cybercrime

Aussie dollar clawing back ground

AUD managed to claw back some ground overnight.

Aldi Maroochydore's expansion plans considered by council

Aldi Maroochydore is looking to double its stake in the suburb