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Sat 1 Sep 2018

Star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

Star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

DONALD Trump’s “tribute” to Aretha Franklin, during which he commented that she “worked for me”, was slammed at her funeral and received a standing ovation.

Fri 31 Aug 2018

Legendary French actor denies rape claims

Legendary French actor denies rape claims

LEGENDARY French actor Gerard Depardieu has “absolutely” refuted allegations by a 22-year-old actress and comedian that he sexually assaulted her.

Fur flies over town’s ‘cat ban’

Fur flies over town’s ‘cat ban’

THE claws are out after a small village on New Zealand’s South Island has proposed new rules that would see all cats neutered and not replaced after their death.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

All ears and tails: Basset hounds put on a show at races

All ears and tails: Basset hounds put on a show at races

A US racetrack was overtaken by a horde of floppy ears and waggily tails at the inaugural basset hound races at Canterbury Park in Minnesota.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Divers pose with ‘monster’ squid

Divers pose with ‘monster’ squid

IT’S bigger than a man … much bigger. A monster squid which washed up on a popular beach is causing waves for its freakish appearance.

Trump’s final, searing dig at McCain

Trump’s final, searing dig at McCain

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump shocked everyone with a terse, impersonal tweet about senator John McCain’s death. But that wasn’t his final jab.

Mon 27 Aug 2018

‘DID HE SHOOT ME?’ Mass killing heard on live stream

‘DID HE SHOOT ME?’ Mass killing heard on live stream

A LIVESTREAM of an e-sports tournament has captured the horror of a mass shooting in Florida.

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Tributes flow as John McCain dies

Tributes flow as John McCain dies

TRIBUTES are pouring in for American senator John McCain after he passed away at age 81 after a battle with an aggressive brain cancer.

Meghan and Harry welcome new addition

Meghan and Harry welcome new addition

THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly expanded their family, with the adoption of a fur baby.

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Trump says he knew about payments ‘later’

Trump says he knew about payments ‘later’

DONALD Trump now says he knew about payments made to two women he allegedly had affairs with but only discovered this fact “later on”.

Wed 22 Aug 2018

Eugenie’s big fear sparks sky-rocketing wedding bill

Eugenie’s big fear sparks sky-rocketing wedding bill

THE royal weddings are coming thick and fast this year – and so are the sky-rocketing price tags!

Tue 21 Aug 2018

Is this the world's most gruesome cake?

Is this the world's most gruesome cake?

A US bakery cooked up more than a few heart palpitations after designing a cake in the shape of an anatomically-correct human heart for a surgeon’s birthday.

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Baby’s ‘miracle’ recovery after Pope’s kiss

Baby’s ‘miracle’ recovery after Pope’s kiss

GIANNA was just a year old with a terminal brain tumour when she was kissed by Pope Francis. Three years later, that moment seemingly changed everything.

Trump: ‘I’ve got nothing to hide’

Trump: ‘I’ve got nothing to hide’

DONALD Trump has stepped up his attack on the federal probe into election meddling, calling it a “rigged and disgusting witch hunt”.

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

ONE of the United Nations’ most high-profile and well-respected former Secretary-Generals, Kofi Annan, who made world headlines, has died at age 80.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Hell or high water: Rising floods test vows of newlyweds

Hell or high water: Rising floods test vows of newlyweds

A NEWLY married couple needed rescuing when their wedding party was trapped by flood waters in the US.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Meghan’s mum ‘moving to London’

Meghan’s mum ‘moving to London’

DORIA Ragland is moving to the UK “as soon as possible” to be closer to her daughter and son-in-law Harry, it’s been claimed.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

WATCH: Heartbroken Day chokes back tears in Lyle salute

WATCH: Heartbroken Day chokes back tears in Lyle salute

AN EMOTIONAL Jason Day struggled to hold back tears as he reflected on the passing of ‘good buddy’ Jarrod Lyle.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Police chief's son arrested after attack on 71-yr-old

Police chief's son arrested after attack on 71-yr-old

AN AMERICAN police chief’s teenage son has been arrested following a brutal attack on a 71-year-old Sikh man in California.

Richard Gere ‘to become a dad again’ at 68

Richard Gere ‘to become a dad again’ at 68

ACTOR Richard Gere is reportedly expecting his first child with third wife, Spanish publicist Alejandra Silva, who is 33 years his junior.

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