• 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.

    Reuters
  • Reigning champion Djokovic advances at Miami Open

    World number one Novak Djokovic moved closer to a possible fourth Miami Open trophy by defeating Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-0, 7-5 to reach the fourth round. Defending champion Djokovic, seeking his third March hardcourt double of Indian Wells and Miami in the same year, fired five aces and broke Darcis five times. Djokovic will next play Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov, who ousted Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci 7-5, 6-4.

    AFP
  • Diners leave without paying hefty bill

    Proprietor Marc Kenly was disappointed by the action but said while it was not a huge amount, it was unfair to make future patrons foot their bill. Mr Kenly said the woman left with the baby, which staff thought nothing of because she may have gone to get something for the child from the car, which often happened. Mr Kenly said his ultimate goal was to encourage the patrons to return and pay their outstanding bill.

    The West Australian
  • 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.

    Yahoo7
  • Greek debt forgiveness plan takes in 147 mn euros

    Cash-strapped Greece has garnered a little over 147 million euros ($158 million) via a debt forgiveness scheme designed to bolster the state's near-empty coffers, officials said on Wednesday. The finance ministry said over 150,000 private individuals and companies had hastened to settle or partially repay debts to the state dating to the 1970s. The ministry said that under normal circumstances, repayment of such debts "is close to zero".

    AFP
  • Johnny unruffled by busy schedule

    Life has become a precise balancing act for Perth actor and pop star Johnny Ruffo. Despite having little to no downtime, Ruffo is loving every day and wouldn't want things any other way. Citing influences including Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars, Ruffo hopes fans will enjoy the upbeat energy of the first single off the record - She's Got That O.

    The West Australian
  • Family target of alleged racist rant

    A 51-year-old Cloverdale woman will face court next week charged over a heated and allegedly racial argument over noisy children.The woman was charged by police prior to the video being uploaded by the woman’s neighbours on Facebook on Tuesday afternoon

    The West Australian
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Yahoo7
  • The worst things travellers have done

    Some people point their fingers at the Chinese, others swear it’s the Russians, and many have labelled American tourists as the worst in the world. From defacing ancient property to trashing hotel rooms, here are some of the rudest things tourists have ever done. The Colosseum in Rome is an international tourist attraction and has the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Total Travel
  • Man does 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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  • Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: reports

    A video purportedly showing the final seconds inside the cabin of the ill-fated Germanwings airliner moments before it crashed has emerged, two European media said, although French police denied the claims to CNN. French magazine Paris Match and German daily Bild said the authenticity of the video filmed on a mobile phone is "unquestionable" and that it had been retrieved from the wreckage of last Tuesday's crash.

    AFP
  • 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.

    AAP
  • Our Three Favourite April Fool's Day Jokes

    Photo: YouTubeIt's been a bumper day for big companies breaking out the funny and attempting to pull the wool over our eyes (and, yes we admit it, kind-of nearly succeeding).Here's our pick of the three funniest April Fool's Days jokes of 2015.Google

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  • Teens turn school bus into fabulous DIY motorhome

    If you are planning a road trip, why not take it a step further and build a home to take along with you?There are countless variations of vehicle renovations out there. But few match the originality, beauty and quality of these four awe-inspiring projects

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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.

    Total Travel
  • 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.

    Bang Showbiz