How to keep your iPhone running and looking like it's new

Unless you're among the lucky ones who have an iPhone 8 or an iPhone X, here are five steps you can take to refresh your iPhone and help return the device to looking and running like new.Use only a dry Q-tip or a dry cloth to clean an iPhone's Lightning port.

BLIND MYSTIC: The two life-changing predictions for 2018

A BLIND mystic who many claim predicted 9/11, the rise of ISIS, the Boxing Day tsunami and Brexit also foresaw two major events in 2018.Before she died Baba = dubbed the "Nostradamus from the Balkans" - left predictions up to the 51st Century, when she believed the world would end.

Coast in line for post-Christmas cool change

THE Sunshine Coast looks likely to dodge the storms and showers expected further south into this evening ensuring a perfect finish to a Christmas Day that has seen temperatures hit 31 degrees at Maroochydore.Sunshine Coast beaches and waterfront parks were packed with families taking advantage of the perfect start to Christmas Day but the roads otherwise have been quiet.

Why Christmas baby is special for this Toowoomba couple

DAMIEN Skinner and Louise van Booma had no idea they'd be welcoming a new child as a Christmas present.The Lockyer Valley couple was blessed with a festive miracle yesterday when their second child Jaxon was born at Toowoomba Hospital at 9.

Touched by an angel, Gemma makes her granddad proud

WHEN Gemma Hamelink learned she would need a liver transplant, her elderly grandfather-in-law was inspired to save the lives of strangers and decide to donate his organs when he died.At 81 years old, Rodney's life support was turned off and his liver was given to a stranger.

No shortage of support for this Christmas lunch

THE true spirit of Christmas was on full display at Coolum where volunteers streamed through the Civic Centre doors to help prepare lunch of residents with nowhere else to go.The Coolum HeARTS group uses the arts as a way to improve the lives of marginalised Sunshine Coast residents.

Remember, every moment is precious

The whole afternoon was spent just "chewing the fat" around that table.These adults had lived through world wars and a Great Depression, raised big families and suffered the pain of losing loved ones.

Time to race into the Boxing Day spirit at the races

HORSE RACING: Calliope Jockey Club publicity officer Judy Hughes said today's running of the 106th Gold Cup Meeting at the Calliope track promises to deliver for all.The day starts from noon and includes a five-race card.

6 Places to Eat on Christmas & Christmas Eve in Chicago

If you dread the holiday dinner preparations, save yourself the stress and enjoy a Christmas meal at one of these fine Chicago restaurants.Classic dishes like Beef Wellington are on offer alongside modern culinary delights like Japanese snapper ceviche – something to please any palate.

Biggest box office bombs of 2017

While the film had a fair worldwide grossing, the domestic gross was only $51 million and the film only made $25 million its first weekend at the box office.A CURE FOR WELLNESS
Estimated budget: $51 million

Grossed: $10.

Controversial changes to drink driving laws

The proposals under draft Road Safety Plan 2021 would bring the state in line with Victoria and save court resources for more serious offences, Fairfax Media reported.However, not everyone is in favour of the changes with some in the legal profession saying it would not discourage people from reoffending.

Four New ‘Game of Thrones’ Beers Are Coming in 2018

We might have to wait until 2019 for more Game of Thrones episodes, but Brewery Ommegang’s beloved Game of Thrones beers are coming back next year, just in time to give everybody something to do while they wait for the next season to come out.In October 2017 Ommegang released its ninth beer, called Winter Is Here, to coincide with the start of the show's seventh season.

Life happens in festive season

WHEN you've spent way too much cash on bonbons and your trifle-making skills aren't on point, life can seem like it's spiralling out of control.And this is while I've been strapped for cash during that awkward in-between-jobs period.

Pecan Crusted Halibut Recipe by Daisy Nichols

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4 halibut fillets

1 Teaspoon
lemon pepper seasoning

1 Teaspoon
fresh or dried dill

1/2 Cup
pecans, chopped


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.Press pecans on fillets, and bake for 14 minutes for thinner pieces of halibut and up to 20 for a thicker pieces of halibut.

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