• Will Smith: 'I fell in love with my costar'

    Will Smith has confessed he fell in love with Stockard Channing after the two co-starred in Six Degrees of Separation. Will Smith may be happily married to Jada PInkett Smith - but she wasn't always the woman on his mind. In a recent interview with GQ, Smith, 46, admitted that he fell deeply in love with a female co-star 25 years older than him while he was experimenting with method acting while filming Six Degrees of Separation with Stockard Channing and Donald Sutherland.

  • Chinese investors "with $1 million cash in suitcases" to buy Sydney property

    "Have you ever seen a $1 million in cash," a Sydney estate agent asked the quite surprised 2GB Money News broadcaster Ross Greenwood on his show last night. "I can't think that I have," was Greenwood's reply. The agent said he came from an undisclosed suburb heavily populated by people of Chinese origin and also a destination for Chinese investors.

    Property Observer
  • 'What can we bring?': Bali Nine duo's heartbreaking final hours

    Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran had dinner with the jail's governor and asked what they could bring to the island in the final hours before they began their journey to 'execution island', say reports.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Duchess Catherine has 220 stalkers

    Britain's Duchess Catherine has an estimated 220 stalkers. A specialist police team and psychiatric nurses are visiting the most "high risk" fans of the 33-year-old royal - who has 19-month-old son Prince George with husband Prince William - ahead of her giving birth to her second child next month. Dai Davies, former head of royal protection for the Metropolitan Police, told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "They give rise to a greater likelihood of an incident.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Katie Price shows off 'natural' chest

    Katie Price has shown off her "natural" breasts for the first time. The 36-year-old star had to have her most recent implants removed last month after suffering from complications from the breast reduction operation. Katie has now unveiled the size of her normal bust by posting a photo on her YouGossip page.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Mars' once-giant sea revealed

    By measuring the different amounts of common H2O (which we know as water) and HDO (where one of the hydrogens is replaced by deuterium, a heavier version of the same element), as well as how much of either of them escapes out of the atmosphere over time, researchers can estimate the former water content of an alien body. It's like looking at a mixture of water and oil, explained the study's first author Geronimo Villanueva, a scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

    The West Australian
  • Eric Clapton romanced Princess Diana?

    Eric Clapton enjoyed a romantic liaison with the late Princess Diana, a new biography of the musician has claimed.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Harrison Ford 'seriously injured' in plane crash

    Harrison Ford has been taken to hospital following a plane crash in the US. According to several reports, Harrison Ford is in critical condition after crashing his plan into a Los Angeles golf course. TMZ reports that the 72-year-old was piloting a vintage WW2 training plane when he crashed into the Penmar Golf Course.

    New Idea
  • Kerr reveals top fit tip

    Miranda Kerr has revealed an unconventional trick for helping her keep her famously toned body in top condition. Rather than the intensive yoga and running routines she has spoken about in the past, the Aussie supermodel and entrepreneur said it was bouncing on a trampoline with her four-year-old son Flynn that made her feel most vital. "Nothing beats dancing and jumping on the trampoline with my son," Kerr said.

    The West Australian
  • Lion opens tourists’ car door during safari

    Forget opposable thumbs, one enterprising lion has figured out how to open car doors with its teeth and terrify unsuspecting tourists.

    Total Travel
  • School children tell of abduction scare

    First On 7: Three young children have told how they feared they would be snatched off the street when they were targeted by a predator near their school. Eleven-year-old twins Dessie and Kosta Mandritis, and their ten-year-old sister Caroline, who attend East Ivanhoe Primary School, were walking home on Monday afternoon when they were approached by a would-be abductor who tried to lure them into his car. The children’s father, Chris Mandritis, was shocked that the girls were approached.

  • Pregnant woman discovers 'labour pains' actually bowel cancer

    An expectant mother has received the devastating news that the pain she thought was caused by the early arrival of her child was in fact bowel cancer. The Daily Mail reported that a year ago 32-year-old British woman Nina Langley was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, a disease which sometimes has similar symptoms to bowel cancer. Nina Langley, 32, pictured with baby Teddy and fiance Ed Cusick, was forced to undergo an emergency caesarian after doctors discovered she had bowel cancer that had spread to her liver.

  • Hamburg residents take revenge on late-night revelers with urine-repellent paint

    Residents of Hamburg's St. Pauli's nightclub district are getting their own back on late-night revelers who urinate on public buildings, with a new high-tech paint that sends the spray bouncing right back at them. A local interest group has applied the special water-repellent paint, also used in shipbuilding, on two especially frequented buildings in the renowned nightclub district near the port to deter "Wildpinkler", as Germans call them. "This paint job sends a direct message back to perpetrators that their wild urinating on this wall is not welcome," Julia Staron, who organized the group, told Reuters.

  • Islamic State torches oil field near Tikrit as militia advance

    Islamic State militants have set fire to oil wells northeast of the city of Tikrit to obstruct an assault by Shi'ite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers trying to drive them from the Sunni Muslim city and surrounding towns, a witness said. The witness and a military source said Islamic State fighters ignited the fire at the Ajil oil field to shield themselves from attack by Iraqi military helicopters. The offensive is the biggest Iraqi forces have yet mounted against IS, which has declared an Islamic caliphate on captured territory in Iraq and Syria and spread fear across the region by slaughtering Arab and Western hostages and killing or kidnapping members of religious minorities like Yazidis and Christians.

  • How to save for retirement when you’re broke

    As retirement age is getting closer, she’s worried about how she can save enough funds to support herself when she eventually retires. According to a joint study by the University of Melbourne and Towers Watson, only 53 per cent of couples and 22 per cent of single people are on track to achieve a comfortable level of retirement income. Saving enough for retirement is never an easy prospect, especially if you’re broke and struggling to make ends meet.

    Yahoo7 Moneyhound
  • Sheriff has last laugh after man taunts police

    A man who turned himself in to police after commenting on his own wanted photo on Facebook has cried while having his mug shot taken in jail. The Butler County Sheriff's Office uploaded a photo of him on social media in the hopes of tracking him down. "I ain't tripping half of them don't even know me," he wrote on the photo.

    Yahoo7 News
  • US billionaire says WWII Japanese ship found in Philippines

    Manila (AFP) - Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said Wednesday he had found one of Japan's biggest and most famous battleships on a Philippine seabed, some 70 years after American forces sank it during World War II.

  • Wild Kimberley weather snaps

    A station worker in the Kimberley has snapped stunning pictures of storm clouds rolling across the region during this week's heavy rains. Nerrima station cook Dan Mcintosh said the Tuesday afternoon storm missed the main station building but brought welcome rain to the property 120km south east of Derby. Mr McIntosh said roll clouds like the one he photographed normally occurred in February and it was rare to see them so late in the year.

    The West Australian
  • Bronco Thaiday under fire from Bennett

    A Brisbane back-rower was always going to be a talking point after the Broncos' NRL season opener against South Sydney at Suncorp Stadium. Unfortunately, it was not milestone man Corey Parker when the dust settled on Thursday night's 36-6 loss. Off contract Sam Thaiday looks to be at least relegated to the bench next round after Broncos coach Wayne Bennett took aim at the ill-disciplined Test forward following the Rabbitohs' rout.

  • 'Drunk' woman loses to landlord

    A woman left paraplegic after falling over a balustrade in a rental home has failed in her claim for damages against the landlord after a judge ruled she was extremely drunk at the time. On Christmas Day 2009, Jane Hutch and her two children were toasting her new two-storey townhouse in Doubleview when disaster struck. Ms Hutch, who was 47 at the time, toppled over an upstairs balustrade and fell metres to the tiled floor below, suffering head and spinal injuries that left her permanently confined to a wheelchair.

    The West Australian