HEATWAVE: Qld towns will top 40°C as state swelters

PARENTS are being warned to watch out for children as Queenslanders flock to pools in an effort to cool off during a potentially record-breaking heatwave.

Coolum blaze: Investigators can't rule out human involvement

BLAZING: Firefighters battled for days to protect properties and bring the Coolum bushfire under control.

Devastating blaze started with three fires: investigator

Why Coolum homes were left in the dark last night

Power pole.

Nearly 1000 homes shrouded in darkness

Coast amputee's progress has doctors stunned

A GoFundMe has been started for Sunshine Coast father, Jason Reynoldson, who lost his legs in a tragic accident last month.

Everything changed for Coolum man when he went fishing last month

Coast artist's niche, traditional 'hand carving' tattoo style

INK CULTURE: Artist Hori Kaz performs the traditional art of Japanese Tattoo, Tebori, at the Ink Attack Tattoo Convention.

Tebori means 'hand carving': this is what the tattoo looks like

Wilson's thrilling win at Tahiti ignites world title claims

CHAMP: Julian Wilson won the Billabong Pro Tahiti to move to fifth in the world rankings.

'I was already enjoying myself on tour but now even more-so.'

Mum killed by truck an 'amazing, lovely, caring friend'

Sharon Cuthbert was killed after being hit by a truck in Coolum on July 27.

Tributes come pouring in for a Coolum woman who died last night

Why this hall's celebration is more a lament

THE Coolum Community Hall in its original location on the David Low Way where McDonald's now stands. Photo: Blair McNamara.

Why for one community hall festival won't be a celebration

Queensland freezes as temps fall as low as -3.7°C

Generic cold weather.

Parts of the state had their coldest mornings in two years.

410 tonnes of food aid for Coast families going hungry

FOODBANK VOLLIES: L to R Shirley Monger, Julie Scotts, Jane Spies, Woolworths store manager Graham Loney, and Karl Neuner

Many Coast families still know how it feels to go hungry

Mackay real estate agent urges banks to move

Who's leading who when it comes to the housing market?

Willy-nilly lending burst a bubble, but agent urges banks to change

HIGH-RISES: Green light for 20-storey buildings in Hervey Bay

SKYSCRAPER PLANS: A concept design of the proposed skyscraper development in Urangan, which was approved by the Fraser Coast Regional Council at yesterday's meeting.

Councillors voted 8-3 to give the project preliminary approval.

Samsung's new 360 camera has 17 lenses and cost $US10k

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist.

The 360 Round has been designed for the VR specialist

Bizarre photo app no one was asking for

Picture: Tim Carrafa

This could be the worst idea for an app ever.

Business is booming, no kidding!

WEIRD AND COOL: Nathan Jackson of Naughty Little Kids Goat's Milk Gelato with some of the younger members of his goat herd.

Boutique goat milk gelato producer has taken the south-east by storm

Nanas show no fear in quest to save environment

OLDER PROTESTERS: 95-year-old Bill Ryan of the Sydney Knitting Nanas and Friends group joins the Lismore group in protest.

Nanas are ageing loudly in support of protecting the planet.

Prisoner's face cut in attack at M'boro Jail

JAIL FIGHT: A prisoner was rushed to hospital after an alleged fight on Thursday night.

An alleged fight erupted between two prisoners.

Speeding, dangerous drink-driver veers into cyclist

SENTENCED: Brett Bayldon outside court.

Magistrate says driver lucky to avoid jail time

Police locate sunken fishing trawler off 1770

DISCOVERED: The Dianne has been located after it sunk off the Seventeen Seventy coast.

The vessel was detected by sonar this afternoon.

Facebook post that killed a cafe

Sophie, the cafe manager of White Rose Coffee House.

Don't anger pro-police posters, you may end up with rape threats

Same sex marriage legal by Christmas if yes succeeds

PM Malcolm Turnbull did a Facebook Live with news.com.au. Picture Kym Smith

Turnbull says the issue will be decided by Christmas

Worst Aussie Winter Olympic uniforms yet?

Australian aerial skier Danielle Scott (centre) looks on during the launch of the Australian team formal uniform for athletes competing in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in Sydney, Friday, October 20, 2017.

Australia's 2018 Winter Olympic formal uniforms have been unveiled

Families devastated as trawler found

Capsized trawler survivor Ruben McDornan talking with his mum Mardi as news breaks that the trawler has been found. Picture: Liam Kidston.

Police divers will seek to enter the sunken ­vessel Dianne

Couple adopt dog that crashes wedding day

Marilia Pieroni and Matheus Martins are shocked to find an unexpected guest. Picture: Facebook

Dr Chris Brown has revealed a heartwarming story about a stray dog

Women in wild brawl on side of the road

Two women brawl at the side of the road

Dramatic footage has emerged of a punch-up between two women

Sickening truth about this global drug map

Zombie drugs are causing an epidemic in the US, Canada, and here

OPINION: We may regret our decisions, but that's okay

Reflecting on past decisions can help make future ones.

Like me, you may discover you have not always made the best choices

Who built these mysterious ‘hellgates’?

Some of the 'gates' found linked to ancient lava domes in Saudi Arabia. Their purpose is unknown. Picture: D. Kennedy, Arabian Archaeology and Epigrahy

Why did an ancient people build some 400 mysterious ‘gates’

‘Cocaine’ Cassie gets six years

Cassie Sainsbury in a previous Bogota court appearance.

Judge blocks media from viewing Cassie's court appearance

Woman catfished with model winds up with him

How these catfish victims fell in love.

Victim of catfishing winds up having the last laugh

New thong jeans are a disgrace to denim

What has this designer done to denim?

It's a known fact that millennials are obsessed with denim trends

You do know you’re dead after you die

Several studies have recorded brain activity after a person has died

One of life's big questions: What happens when I die?

Dad’s post about having kids goes viral

The post on Gottoddlered's Instagram page resonated with parents everywhere.

Dad’s viral side-by-side photos show what kids do to you

O Project: Photographer captures women’s orgasm face

'The O Project' by photographer Marcus Alberti captures women's expressions during an orgasm. Woman who is always on the brink of an orgasm

Marcos Alberti’s latest work is suitably dubbed “O Project”

Owner of barking dog beaten with axe handle

Emlyn Anthony Moses - charged with assault occasioning bodily harm.

Man beat dog owner with axe handle and punched him in the face

He loved a massage... just not paying for it

RECOVERING drug addict skipped the bill for massages.

Stan Lee reveals the "greatest super hero of all"

IF YOU could have any super power, what would it be?

Barry Du Bois' heartbreaking cancer revelation

TV personality Barry Du Bois made an emotional announcement on last night’s The Living Room, revealing his new cancer diagnosis. Picture Chris Pavlich

Barry Du Bois spoke about what was in store for him

Luke McGregor on tackling his fears in Rosehaven

Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor in a scene from season two of Rosehaven.

Comedian's on-screen character has to go home to make it.

It's a Thor thing: Why Ragnarok is something to marvel at

FRIENDS FROM WORK: Avengers Thor and The Hulk face off in Thor: Ragnarok.

It was time to put new life into the character, star says.

Tom Hanks shows his writing skills with new book

Tom Hanks has released a collection of short stories, Uncommon Type: Some Stories.

"It turns out that Tom Hanks is also a wise and hilarious writer"

Tarantino on Harvey Weinstein: ‘I knew enough to do more’

Tarantino says he knew about Harvey Weinstein’s treatment of women

Packer opens up on ‘Mariah mistake’

James Packer says his romance with Mariah Carey was a mistake for both of them. Picture: Getty

James Packer has broken his silence on his ill-fated engagement