Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"

A "BURKINI ban" issued in Cannes has been overturned by a French court on the basis that it is a violation of fundamental liberties.

Bunnings starts demolition of historic foundry buildings

Demolition works have started at the Toowoomba Foundry.

Lane and footpath closures will take place

Jeep's Greatest Hits: our favourites from its 75 years

SELLING A LIFESTYLE: Jeep's had some memorable models over the years, and their go-anywhere 4x4 nature has always had appeal to those in search of off-road freedom. And to those wearing pink mini-dresses in the snow.

Jeep's most significant cars from its 75 year history

How to lose 51kg in six months

Paul Nugent of Forest Lake has recently lost more than 51kg.

VIDEO: Father of four shares his amazing weight loss tale

Tips to avoid being swooped by magpies

For the next few months, magpies will be out and swooping.

Palm Lake Resort set to move in to Coast with 276 villas

Palm Lake Group has been given approval by Sunshine Coast Council to build a 276-villa over 50s resort and 120-bed aged care facility at the intersection of Caloundra Rd and Caloundra Mooloolaba Rd in Little Mountain.

New facility planned for Caloundra Rd

How to get rid of a headache in two minutes

One man thinks he's got the answer for curing a headache, pronto

Diet, not drugs, best way to beat heart disease: study

Hervey Bay Food and Wine Festival. Photo Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Study followed 1200 people who had history of heart disease

Concept car for the super rich: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

GRACE AND PACE: All-electric Mercedes-Maybach concept has 550kW, hits 100kmh in under four seconds and has a range of 500 kilometres. It won't be for poor people.

The classics reinterpreted with this dazzling Maybach concept

Why hyper-real social media is causing a rise in depression

Elke Kahler wants young people to appreciate Instagram photos for what they are - moments in time. "There is a whole life that goes on behind that one photo," she said.

Instagram influencer and doctor share common message

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

When the kids are too well versed in how to outsmart you

Bruce Devereaux is in trouble with his long suffering wife yet again

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Why this baby was renamed after three months

After three months of hearing people mispronounce their daughter's name, one couple decided something had to change.

Would you change your baby's name after three months?

'It felt like she'd spent the previous 9 years lining me up for this sting'

DADDY BLOGGER: Bruce Devereaux is a father of seven.

Daddy blogger Bruce Deveraux and the latest escapades of his family

Mum fights for baby's life after rare diagnosis

FIGHTING HARD: Kristy Iles with her son Elliot Paul Silveri shortly after he was born.

What will one Rockhampton mother do to save her baby?

No shortage of top fishing spots

BEAUTY: Sam Silliars pictured with a healthy Bass.

Target fish in skinny water areas

OPINION: Listen to tourism operators on reef health

Everyone wants the reef to stay healthy.

Nobody wants to hear news of the demise of the Great Barrier Reef

Hook a big one in landlocked areas

GIANT LOAD OF FUN: Andy Takats with a land-based Giant Trevally.

Exciting and challenging way of fishing

Keeping an eye on our coral reefs

A nudibranch, or sea slug, photographed at Julian Rocks near Byron Bay.

The news is fairly good

Midget among pioneers to surf on Cooloola Coast

PIONEER: Midget Farrelly (left) with his skate team, who used to set up demonstrations in the carparks of major shopping centres around Sydney's northern beaches.

Midget helped pave way for Rainbow Beach tourism drawcard

RECIPE: Tex-Mex with a seafood twist

Hayden Quinn and Dan Churchill's super fresh take on a Mexican classic

RECIPE: Quick and easy chocolate custard

Make this for your little ones or enjoy it for yourself

RECIPE: Sweet, simple strawberry surprise

Dominique Rizzo's fresh strawberry, date and pecan tart for Weekend magazine.

A simple, healthy and gluten-free strawberry tart to welcome spring

RECIPE: Super vegie a star of this no-fuss frittata

Use any vegetables you like in an easy-to-make frittata.

What to make for dinner when you don't feel like cooking

REVIEW: Wines with x-factor under $40

These three whites have roused some interest of late ...

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

You've probably never had coffee this way before

COFFEE TASTER: Homegrown Health barista Rhiannon Wieck serves up the coffee tapas.

Coffee tapas is a new way to enjoy the hot beverage

OPINION: Make your own natural cleaners

DIY cleaning products are a great way to eliminate chemicals in your home while saving some pennies.

DIY: When renovation is purely for profit

Cherie Barber.

Renovating property is now seen as a legitimate way to earn money

Make your own homemade laundry detergent

Jody Allen is the founder of Stay At Home Mum: www.stayathomemum.com.au

The laundry cheat that'll save you hundreds of dollars each year

Ten genius uses for epsom salts you've never heard of before

Add a lavender aroma to epsom salts for a bath treat.

The pantry staple that has many life-changing uses

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

ONE of the delights of the late winter garden is the burst of colour that many of the flowering native plants bring to the garden

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Dumb act forces council to chop down 100-year-old trees

DEAD WOOD: Trees of more than 100 years of age have been poisoned at Queens Park. The council is offering a $4000 reward for information leading to the culprits.

Vandals poison century-old trees at Queens Park

The plants you can't kill

Air plants do not require any soil or potting mix to survive - in fact, it would kill them.

No green thumb? No worries!

Gardening: Not many flowers say Aussie like the kangaroo paw

The drought tolerant kangaroo paw.

The curiously shaped kangaroo paw is a world favourite

Gardening: Get creative with succulents' huge range

Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow and offer a huge range of shapes and colours.

Succulents are the darling of the gardening world just now

GREEN THUMB: Peaceful floral display

Tibouchina Peace Baby.

Peace Baby may offer year-round blooms in warmer climes

Jaw-dropping beauty in Alaska

A stunning wonderland awaits to be seen from a luxurious ship.

The great migration is an unforgettable spectacle

Charging zebras, as featured in the National Geographic television program Great Migrations. TOP RIGHT: One of Kenya's most experienced guides, Abdul Karim, from Sanctuary Retreat's Olonana Camp.

This epic spectacle has been called 'the greatest show on earth'

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?

Quicksilver Cruises' activity platform on Agincourt Reef. INSET: See maori wrasse and spectacular corals while snorkelling.

There's a lot more to the Barrier Reef than you know

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

Journey uncovers the truth about Syrian refugees

Miriam (Musaa's daughter) in the family tent. Camp Mercy, Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Caloundra photographer visits Lebanon refugee camp

Coming up on your TVs this September...

HERE'S a sneak peek at what's coming up on Foxtel.

Taylor Swift dismissed from jury duty

Taylor Swift was dismissed from jury duty in a sexual assault case

Zumbo's Willy Wonka hat trick trips up Queensland brickie

Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo with Zumbo's floating dessert in a scene from Zumbo's Just Desserts.

NOOSA'S Michael Basset asked to recreate floating chocolate dish.

John Lennon's killer denied parole for 9th time

John Lennon

John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for the ninth time.

Mexican band takes aim at Trump

Disguised as unhinged narcotraficantes, the Mexican-American agitators of BRUJERIA captured the mood of the citys minorities with the bands infamous and widely banned 1993 debut, Matando Geros (Killing White People), quickly becoming the Spanish-language counterparts to early grindcore masters TERRORIZER and NAPALM DEATH.  Photo Contributed

'Satanic drug lord' band challenges Trump

Willy Wonka star, Gene Wilder dead at 83

A still of Gene Wilder in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Social media has already lit up with tributes to the late actor.

Gladstone couple's spontaneous Gympie Muster wedding

Craig Oglesby and Brenda Strong celebrate their wedding at the Gympie Muster with punters in front of the Main Stage.

The Gympie Music Muster was the perfect place for a wedding.

Meet Toowoomba's top exotic dancer

SHE trained for six months to win the title of best exotic dancer at Toowoomba's only strip club.

Breast tattoo a cancer survivor's social media success

Kiwi Makkala Rose, 24, is the tattoo artist whose ink to cover breast cancer patient's surgical scars has gone viral.

Sydney cancer survivor's breast tattoo has set social media on fire

HOW TO: Run wild with bold, brushed-up brows

Model and actress Cara Delevingne at the European Premiere of Suicide Squad.

Get Cara Delevingne's arches in a few simple steps

Teen model dreams of a life by the sea

Gladstone girl Josie McAullay won the 2015 Miss Country Girl Australia Gladstone preliminary and will be representing Gladstone in September at the MCGA National Final against 79 other hopefuls from around Australia.

Laidback 16-year-old Gladstone model dreams of life by sea.

Model brings 'rockabilly look' to pin-up competition

Liz Piraner is in the running to be a pin up girl. Photo Scarlett Noir Photography

Competition sees girls pitted against each other for likes, shares

How to accessorise on your wedding day

Latest trends for wedding accessories? All right here!

Sparks fly in teen's beauty mistake

Debra Wren offers sugaring, a new way to wax, at Country Day Spa on Smelter Rd.

A beauty mistake that she will never make again

US earphone company Jaybird homes in on the Coast

THE Sunshine Coast-based founder of this wildly successful wireless earphones company is today launching his brand in Australia.

OPINION: 5 ways I cut my grocery bill by $150

TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Save money on grocery shopping with handy, simple tricks.

TWO weeks ago, it was borderline intervention time.

Got a spare hundred bucks? Here's where you could fly to now

BIG BOOST: Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand all posted double-digit passenger growth into the Sunshine Coast Airport.

Wanna fly but ain't got the funds? Then make sure you check this out

Pensioners lose thousands as furniture store collapses

Nambour-raised CEO of Far Pavilions, Michael Edwards, opened the furniture store in 1995.

Coast store closes as furniture retailer collapses

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

Are these the best headphones ever?

We review the impressive Bose QuietComfort 35s

ATM operating systems need security updates

Cash money   Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

EVER heard of Barnaby Jack? No?

Coast dad fights suicide for son who died

Ten years after his teenage son took his own life, a Buderim father is using his experience to spare others the pain of suicide.

Why this woman is doing the 22 push-up challenge

Toowoomba woman Elka Barnard is one of dozens of people in Toowoomba supporting veterans by doing 22 push-ups.

Photo Contributed

... and why you should be doing it too

10 cancer symptoms you could be missing

Most of us think we know the telltale signs of cancer

Mind You: Let's take different view on our feelings

Learning to see things differently gives us access to different choices.

Slow down and take a moment when you get annoyed

Asbestos warning: Do the training before doing the reno

Master Builders training and licensing manager Adam Profke said asbestos was an industry-wide problem.

Master Builders has introduced extra asbestos training courses

What price would you put on a kid's 'miracle'?

At nine years of age, Quiń had an accident that caused a cataract to one of his eyes. In an instant; this little boy with his whole life ahead of him faced a future of blindness.

Thousands of Aussies joining campaign to restore sight to kids

70,000 daffodils arrive ahead of 30-year celebrations

Esther Attewell surrounded by the delivery of fresh daffodils.

MORE than 70,000 daffodils have arrived ahead of Daffodil Day

"Record”: Baby christened with eight great-grandparents

KOVI Geiger was treated to a christening few others are lucky enough to experience when all eight of her great-grandparents gathered.

Motherhood was a confidence booster for Mila Kunis

Actor Mila Kunis

Bad Moms actor expecting her second child

Are our views on fatherhood outdated?

Blogger Charlie Capen with his sons Finnegan and Arden.

Stranger to woman about husband: "Did you know you have three kids?"

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Sister wants to put end to deathly food allergy

CLOSE BOND: Bella Gray (left) suffers from eosinophilic oesophagitis and her sister Olivia Gary is raising awareness about the disorder.

Bella suffers from a rare disorder called eosinophilic oesophagitis

Too far too fast - how NAPLAN is failing our kids

RETHINK: NAPLAN tests are seen as not being helpful by one lobby group.

Parents group says Qld's school system is setting kids up to fail

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

SINGLE girlfriends have recently been posing the timeless question, where do you meet men?

Cheater site criticised for safety standards

Ashley Madison serviced people seeking discreet affairs

Is this the world's most controlling boyfriend?

"When I text you, you are to answer."

Seven Apps that could fix your sex life

Your First Date app guides you to the best questions to ask.

To hell with learning when you're ovulating