"There were times I cried because I'm not normal”

THE process of applying for and obtaining a job can be challenging for any teenager, but for Brianna Grice it comes with extra challenges.

Research shows your genes play a big role in religiosity

Is religion a matter of faith or of genetics?

Researchers have found surprising correlations using twin studies.

Life as a Muslim in a Catholic school

SHARING BELIEFS: Abdul Malik has been helping people on the Coast understand Islam since he arrived in 2008.

"The more questions they asked me, the more I became energised.”

'It's the best thing I've done': Buddhist nun

FOUND HER CALLING: Lozang Lhagsam said Buddhism helped her identify what was important in life and how to live a meaningful existence.

Follow one woman's journey into Buddhism.

Jail for Silk Road drug trafficker

Jail for man who trafficked drugs imported using internet

Miss Universe stage 'nothing like the movies'

COMPEITION READY: Aquila Bergstrom is vying for shot at the Miss Universe Australia crown.

Coast beauty vies for Miss Universe Australia chance

Undercover cops bust weed dealers in sting

Two women busted supplying marijuana in undercover sting

Why mum decided Easter Bunny shouldn't visit her 'naughty' kids

Tracy Elizabeth's note from the Easter Bunny to her children on Easter Sunday.

Instead of Easter eggs, kids get you've been naughty note from Bunny

LG G6 review: Dolby Vision HDR easy on eye

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is up there.

There are two types of boss, which is yours?

There are “managers” and then there are “leaders”.

This is real estate's billion-dollar man

Bob Wolff at AREC with John McGrath of McGrath Real Estate.

They don’t call him the “Billion dollar man” for nothing

$11m sale paves way for major developments in Coast suburb

Two significant vacant sites sell in expanding town centre

The fast food war that created an Aussie empire

In a fast food fairytale, little guy Jack Cowin beat corporate giant Burger King.

How a fast food war helped one of Australia's best-known brands

Grand Central staff threaten strike over parking prices

TOO MUCH: Grand Central employees unhappy with the cost of staff parking are (from left) Bec Irvin, Melissa Griffin, Sallyanne Reis and Angela Wockner.

Staff threaten to strike if the price of parking doesn't decrease

Gateway Mwy in chaos after one killed in bike crash

Traffic was bumper to bumper at 2pm at Deagon

Police have confirmed one person had died.

A 'catastrophic failure' let black lung go on: inquiry

Ipswich man Percy Verrall was diagnosed with black lung disease in 2015.

Scathing report slams mine health system

Rapist back in community despite breach

Knife-wielding rapist back in community

VIDEO: Traffic stop nets haul of drugs

Two men were taken into custody by police in Coffs Harbour after a traffic stop uncovered an amount of drugs.

Vision shows police uncovering drugs in a car during a traffic stop.

North Korea fires missile amid 'catastrophic' war fears

The world reacts after North Korea fires a ballistic missile, which lands in the Sea of Japan.

"It would be a catastrophic war if this turns into a combat..."

Kylie Maybury: The DNA swab that solved 32-year-old crime

Crime

“It’s been 33 years and he’s put me through hell..."

Aussies in Afghanistan: 30 more troops heading to warzone

Australia is sending an additional 30 troops to Afghanistan.

The change was announced at a hearing today

600kg bale of hay falls on 70 year old

BUSY WEEKED: The RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter airlifts a man to Bundaberg Hospital after an accident on his property at Gayndah.

Man airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital

Passionate mum captures heart of rural community

Katrina Ayers is making a business out of rural photography.

Photography an outlet for rural mum to create off-farm income.

Corby's lavish celebrations: Who's paying for it all?

Corby family is becoming a more garish version of the Kardashians

Millions laugh at angry Aussie pedestrian's karma

The dashcam video shows a car heading up Wyatt St in the city, and stopping at the lights to turn into Flinders St.

An enraged pedestrian who got a dose of instant karma

10-year-old boy thrown from waterslide

The boy was spat out of the slide before he went over the edge.

Images show a 10-year-old boy being hurled across concrete

Man shoots and kills eight people in suicide-by-cop attempt

Officers arrest suspect Cory Godbolt on Sunday, May 28, 2017, following several fatal shootings Saturday in Lincoln County, Miss., officials said.

Man who killed eight people had planned to commit suicide by cop

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s top maid quits suddenly

Sadie Rice reportedly quit after her job became too demanding.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s top housekeeper has suddenly quit

Man's amazing comeback from monster crisis

Pat O'Driscoll agents Penny Keating and Doug Webber sold 56 Agnes St, The Range at auction over the weekend.

NOT long ago, he sold his possessions to pay staff. Now he's back.

Caught in the act: Ipswich cop's good deed

A police officer was there in Joan Bell's time of need when her tyre burst in front of a busy shopping centre.

WHEN a police officer saw a distressed woman, he jumped into action.

Stores are running out of Marvel discs and parents aren’t happy

This kids disc craze is just getting crazier

Man flamed after labelling Byron Bay single girls 'stuck up'

Single man flamed on social media after labelling Byron Bay women 'loopy'.

"Most of the girls here are ... very stuck up, or just not right.

Incredible video of hair-raising crosswind landing

There's nothing like a good crosswind landing to get your heart pumping.

How's this for a nailbiting plane landing

A to Z of Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs

Woolworths Marvel Heroes Super Discs are the latest craze in collectables.

What is Woolworths latest collectable craze about?

Six things you never knew about Men in Black

IT’S been 20 years since Men in Black first hit cinemas. Makes you feel old, doesn’t it?

10 strange stories behind famous sex scenes

Khaleesi and Khal Drogo in a steamy moment.

Every set has their own way of filming sex scenes

HBO spills new details on Game of Thrones’ final season

Game of Thrones’ eighth and final season will only have six episodes.

New details about what to expect from the eighth, final instalment.

Karl’s rant on Corby: ‘Made to look like idiots’

Karl Stefanovic is sick of hearing about Schapelle Corby.

Today co-host launched a tirade against Schapelle Corby media circus

Big Pineapple festival safety concerns as 100s walk home

LONG WALK HOME: Many festival goers opted to take a dangerous walk home due to transport difficulty following the Big Pineapple Festival in Woombye on Saturday.

Big Pineapple festival-goers have braved dangerous walks home

Shot at the live shows slips through Sally's fingers

Sally Skelton and Bojesse Pigram pictured after their battle performance on The Voice.

Sunshine Coast singer's dramatic elimination from The Voice

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years

They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have called it a day