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Sun 16 Jun 2019

The horrible 'disease' that consumed my husband

The horrible 'disease' that consumed my husband

"In an instant a paramedic busted the door in, as I stood close behind. There he was. The love of my life, my soulmate, the father of my children. He was gone."

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

Babe Ruth baseball jersey fetches $A8.1m

An anonymous bidder has paid more than $A8 million for a Yankees jersey that belonged to America's baseball legend Babe Ruth - a record for sports memorabilia.

Saudi prince stirs US-Iran conflict

Saudi prince stirs US-Iran conflict

The crown prince has blamed Iran for recent attacks on oil tankers and called on the international community to take a “decisive stand”.

Huge NZ earthquake sparks chaos

Huge NZ earthquake sparks chaos

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake in the Kermadec Islands sparked tsunami fears in New Zealand’s North Island on Sunday morning.

Why HK's extradition bill should scare you

Why HK's extradition bill should scare you

Changes to Hong Kong laws to allow extraditions to mainland China have been shelved indefinitely following the city's biggest street protests in three decades.

Knox slams media in emotional Italy return

Knox slams media in emotional Italy return

Wrongly convicted of murder, Amanda Knox has made an emotional speech in which she defended her version of what happened the night Meredith Kercher was killed.

Kenyan police among dead in bomb blasts

Kenyan police among dead in bomb blasts

Several Kenyan police officers have been killed by a roadside bomb near the border with Somalia, while another explosion in Mogadishu left eight dead.

Johnson's rivals say no to 'coronation'

Johnson's rivals say no to 'coronation'

Boris Johnson's rivals for the Conservative Party leadership have spoken out against plans that would allow the former London mayor to be elected unchallenged.

Oil tanker crew flown from Iran to Dubai

Oil tanker crew flown from Iran to Dubai

Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai on an Iran Air flight.

Explosions rock Somalia capital, 11 killed

Explosions rock Somalia capital, 11 killed

Eleven people have been killed and dozens more have been wounded after two car bombs exploded near security checkpoints in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Inside terrifying, haunted ‘clown motel’

Inside terrifying, haunted ‘clown motel’

In an already haunted town, right next to a cemetery, is a creepy motel that’s terrified travellers for decades. Welcome to the Clown Motel.

Australia warned it’s falling behind

Australia warned it’s falling behind

A powerful voice behind the United Kingdom’s move towards zero emissions has warned Australia it is falling behind the rest of the world.

Things I thought I’d never do on holiday

Things I thought I’d never do on holiday

My usual idea of a holiday solely consists of booze and food. I’m usually the world’s laziest traveller but this holiday offered a lot more.

Unfair reason Hollywood dumped Megan Fox

Unfair reason Hollywood dumped Megan Fox

She shot to fame in Transformers and was dubbed the sexiest woman alive, but it didn’t take long for that all to disappear for Megan Fox.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Bride slammed for ‘disgusting’ texts to make up artist

Bride slammed for ‘disgusting’ texts to make up artist

A bride-to-be has caused outrage after refusing to hire a makeup artist in a decision that has been labelled “disgusting” and “judgemental”.

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

World's ‘sexiest’ poker player found dead

A Russian woman dubbed the “most beautiful poker player” has been found dead in her apartment, reportedly dying in a bizarre accident.

Pregnant mum found beheaded in bed

Pregnant mum found beheaded in bed

The 36-year-old’s naked body was found in her apartment in a town in Costa Blanca, Spain, by her horrified boyfriend, the father of her unborn child.

Protests after police shooting in Memphis

Protests after police shooting in Memphis

Police and journalists were injured in rock-throwing protests in Memphis after the police shooting of a wanted black man.

Chile's coast hit by powerful earthquake

Chile's coast hit by powerful earthquake

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit Chile's pacific coast with no major damage reported so far.

Asia stocks steady after oil surge

Asia stocks steady after oil surge

Asian stocks held steady after a lift on Wall Street from a surge in oil prices after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman .

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