Entries by Rachel Junge

Recall issued for children’s pain relief

GOLD Coast parents are urged to check their medicine cabinets, with batches of Amcal children’s pain relief being recalled for a potential choking hazard. The Department of Health has warned there is a risk the bottle grooves that secure the lids could break off during opening and be ingested. The products at fault are: two […]

Canoeing Golden boy banned for using performance enhancing drugs

GOLD Coast Olympic gold medallist Tate Smith has been handed a two year ban for anti-doping violations. The sprint canoer tested positive to the steroid stanozolol during a training camp in Hungary on July 21-22 last year. He was found guilty by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and handed the penalty on October 2. […]

Russell Brand knew he would ‘walk away’ from marriage to Katy Perry

TURNS out the marriage between American pop star Katy Perry and outspoken British comedian Russell Brand was doomed from the start. Brand admitted to feeling he would ‘have to walk away’ at some point even before they were hitched, back in 2010. Footage from the documentary Brand: A Second Coming, filmed during the couple’s 14-month […]

Football bet costs man $450 and his dignity

A NEW South Wales man may think twice before agreeing to a bet with mates next time. Brett Francis Mossman, 25, has been fined $450 after pleading guilty to a charge of wilful exposure in a North Queensland court. He was stopped while walking through the Cairns CBD in nothing but a cowboy hat and thongs […]

Hugh Jackman gives Indigenous ‘Frontrunners’ a welcome boost

HUNKY Aussie actor and all-round nice guy, Hugh Jackman, has helped launch a new initiative to empower young Indigenous people. Working his magic as Qantas Ambassador, the Wolverine star (pictured centre) confirmed the airline will donate $1.4 million dollars from the Qantas Foundation to the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF). The IMF was founded by world champion […]