• David Beckham chaperoned son Brooklyn's first date

    Photo: GettyThe 39-year-old football legend spoke to James Corden on the Late Late Show on Monday, where he admitted he takes his fatherly duties very and even chaperoned his son's first date. The talk show host called Brooklyn a "good-looking boy", adding he "must be getting quite into the dating circle". David replied: "He's gonna hate me for this, but yeah.

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  • Video shows last seconds of Germanwings flight before crash - Bild

    A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany's Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers killed on the flight when German pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew into a mountain, said the paper. The scenes seen on the video were chaotic and very wobbly, said Bild, adding screams and shouts of "My God" could be heard, indicating the passengers knew what was happening.

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  • Banker leaves job days after Snapchat selfies found on daughter's Instagram

    The Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland may have lost his job over a series of photos posted to social media by his daughter. Rory Cullinan, one of the highest-paid bankers at RBS, will leave his job after his daughter Bridget, 18, posted screenshots of his Snapchat selfies to her Instagram account. According to the UK’s Telegraph, Cullinan used photo-sharing app to send to Bridget images featuring captions that read: “Not a fan of board meetings xx”, “Boring meeting xx” and “Another friggin meeting”.

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  • Girl finds pet dog cooked and ready for sale

    A little girl in Vietnam searching for her lost dog has reportedly stumbled across her pet in a local market, cooked and ready for sale. A picture of the girl crying and with her hand on the dog has gone viral on social media in the country, the world.people.com reports. The dog had not been seen for several days after wandering away from home.

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  • Gran accidentally poisons family with expired hot chocolate

    An Italian grandmother has accidentally poisoned herself and several family members after making hot chocolate from sachets that expired 25 years ago. The 77-year-old woman named as Mrs Rosetta made the drink using the expired sachets after her two grandchildren and their friend asked for the delicious treat. Mrs Rosetta found the sachets at the back of her cupboard and mixed them into warm milk and served it to the three children, her son, her partner and herself, reports Ill Mattino.

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  • UPDATE: Street View flasher falls foul of police

    UPDATE: Police in the South Australian town of Port Pirie have reported a woman who flashed her breasts to a Google Street View camera. The community of Port Pirie has dubbed Karen Davis the “Street View Streaker” and the “Footpath Flasher” for her efforts which have landed her on the pages of her local newspaper and now publications around the world. "Recently in Port Pirie we arrested a man for exposing himself in public - this incident is no different," he said.

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  • Teen rejects university rejection letter

    A high school student in the United States has sent a letter to Duke University, rejecting the rejection letter she received from them. Siobhan O’Dell was understandably disappointed when she received a letter saying she had missed out on a place at the prestigious university.

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  • Child bride's dad was 'stopping a sin'

    The father has been on trial in the Sydney District Court after his daughter and a man, then 26, married in an Islamic ceremony at his home last January. On the night of the wedding, the "married" pair went to a hotel with the father's permission, Judge Deborah Sweeney said as she handed down her judgment.

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  • Man did not have a 'second of fun' on wife free holiday

    You would not know it from looking at him, but this man is on an amazing free trip that he won to Puerto Rico. The man known only as widgetdude on Reddit, won a free trip to San Juan but was not able to take his wife. ‘Won a trip to Puerto Rico and couldn’t take my wife.

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  • The great Chinese investment conundrum: Is it good or bad for Australia?

    There can’t be too many people in Australia who don’t recognise that the health of the Australian economy is increasingly determined in China. Because the vast majority of “Australia’s” resource sector is actually foreign-owned, any government would have had difficulty influencing its behaviour or reining in the manic investment splurge that has contributed to the collapse in resource prices. The contrast with Norway and its very different approach to collective investment is an indictment of the short-term, short-sighted nature of policymaking in this country.

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  • The World’s ‘Most Beautiful Faces’ Revealed

    "For the male face of beauty, women drew a more feminine face than men - women rate a softer jaw-line, slimmer face, fuller lips and clean-shaven look as the most attractive, compared to the more masculine appearance that is considered the most attractive by men," said researcher Dr Soloman. The "ideal" faces, shown above, are said to most resemble Natalie Portman and David Gandy, though Soloman cautions that they represent the views of British citizens only.

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  • Bali Nine mercy legal appeal wraps up

    A court will decide on Monday if Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan will be allowed to challenge the presidential decision to deny them clemency. The pair's lawyers have resorted to the state administrative court in a bid to spare them from the firing squad for the 2005 Bali Nine heroin smuggling attempt. Wrapping up their arguments on Wednesday, lawyer for Chan and Sukumaran, Leonard Arpan, said the administrative court had the authority to examine a clemency decision.

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  • John Cleese has paid ex-wife $20 million

    John Cleese has paid his third ex-wife almost $20 million. The 75-year-old actor, who split from American psychotherapist Alyce Faye Eichelberger in 2008 after 16 years of marriage, claims he has "been working for seven years" to pay for their divorce settlement and she is much "better off" than him now.

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  • Parents claim college student died over McDonald's breakfast

    A fight over a McDonald's breakfast lead to the death of a college student, his parents have claimed in a law suit. Last year Gawker reported that the body of Clemson University student Tucker Hipps was found floating in a lake in the American State of South Carolina. In a statement given to local TV station WYFF4 university officials said Mr Hipps was participating in an early-morning group activity run with member of the college fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon.

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  • Qld mother speaks out after horror birth

    A Queensland mother is demanding answers after doctors at Gold Coast University Hospital sent her home because they didn’t believe her water had broken. Brittany Spriggs says she nearly died after giving birth to daughter Jasmine on January 13. Ms Spriggs said staff only realised their mistake as she was giving birth.

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  • Lion jumps in car and mauls man on safari

    Australian tourist Brendan Smith got a lot more up close and personal with the wildlife than he expected while on safari in Johannesburg, South Africa. Just a day and a half after arriving in Joburg, Smith was on a safari when a lion jumped through the window of his car and started mauling his legs.

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  • Playboy Mansion hid tunnels to celebrity homes

    It should come as no surprise to anyone to find the Playboy Mansion holds more than a few dark secrets. “So, according [to] this blueprint, tunnels were built to the homes of “Mr. J. Nicholson,” “Mr. W. Beatty,” “Mr. K. Douglas” and “Mr. J. Caan,”” the magazine wrote. “We’ll go ahead and assume they’re talking about Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Kirk Douglas and James Caan – all of whom lived near the Playboy Mansion during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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  • Six Expert Tips For Making The Best Pork Crackling

    It's time to get crackling for Crackle Day. Thursday, April 2, has been declared Crackle Day! To help celebrate this momentous occasion, we caught up with PorkFest ambassador and award-winning chef Colin Fassnidge, who has shared with us his top six tips for making the BEST crackling at home as part of his Roast Pork Loin with Crackling and Colcannon recipe.

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  • Lara and Sam face lawyer

    Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington will be grilled about last year's street stoush with a New York paparazzo - just days after welcoming their first child. A US judge has ordered the Australian celebrity couple be deposed no later than April 10 by the lawyers of photographer Sheng Li, who has filed a $US10 million ($12.9 million) lawsuit. Bingle, a model and fashion designer, and Rockingham-raised Worthington, star of blockbuster film Avatar, confirmed last week their son was born at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai hospital.

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  • Flying Doctors father and son killed in 'murder-suicide'

    Two men killed in a suspected murder suicide in Central Queensland on Tuesday were employed at the Royal Flying Doctor Service. A third man, Rockhampton senior base pilot captain Lindsay Hart, was also shot but managed to escape. Detective Inspector Darrin Shadlow said the 53-year-old drove himself to a nearby property and called police.

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