• Unusual visitor to Busselton jetty captured on video

    Visitors to the Busselton Jetty were treated to an unusual sight on Friday morning. A marlin was captured on film weaving through the water close to the jetty about 9.30am by Perth artist Martin Costello.

    The West Australian
  • Former NASA man says he saw alien

    A former NASA engineer has pleaded with people to take him seriously after claiming he saw a 2.7m-tall alien while monitoring a space mission.Clark McClelland has taken to YouTube with a series of videos to explain: "I love my planet, I love our human

    The West Australian
  • Woman ditches 'toxic' husband and beats cancer

    A terminally-ill woman who was given just months to live claims she has won the battle against cancer by ditching all that was toxic in her life, including her husband. Candice-Marie Fox, 31, shunned traditional cancer treatments after she was diagnosed with an aggressive thyroid cancer and instead opted for an entire lifestyle change, starting with healthy eating habits.

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  • Scientists catch a feral cat killing a large mammal on camera 'for the first time'

    A Tasmanian scientist has caught on camera a feral cat killing and eating a four-kilogram pademelon, providing the best direct evidence of feral cats killing mammals heavier than two kilograms. Scientists suspected that feral cats were capable of taking down the larger animals after the remains of three- to four-kilogram animals were found, but until now a feral cat had not been caught in action. University of Tasmania researcher Bronwyn Fancourt told 936 ABC Hobart the event was caught by accident.

    ABC
  • International Cricket Council names World Cup XI

    New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament released Monday with Brendon McCullum named captain. The New Zealand skipper is one of five Black Caps in the side that also includes three Australians. "McCullum was chosen as the captain following his aggressive, innovative and inspirational leadership during the 44-day tournament that was the cornerstone of his team?s progression to the final," the ICC said in a statement.

    AFP
  • Could you stand to live here?

    The asking price is $500, according to the Daily Mail, if you are prepared to live in the same flat in which a man murdered, dismembered and cooked his wife in chemicals last year. The flat was once home to Marcus Volke and Mayang Prasetyo and was advertised in February, however, its dark past appears to be a sticking point for most potential tenants. The Daily Mail reports the inner Brisbane property is still available by request, although you will not find it on any rental listings.

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  • Childcare centre raided, director charged in connection with $3m in false Government claims

    A 27-year-old woman has been arrested following multiple raids by the Australian Federal Police on a family day care provider and a number of other properties in Albury and Wodonga. The woman, Melissa Higgins, is the director of family day care provider Aussie Giggles. Higgins is accused of falsely claiming more than $3 million in Government childcare subsidies designed for children at serious risk of abuse and neglect or from families experiencing financial hardship.

    ABC 43 mins ago
  • Islamic State group beheads 8 Shi'ites

    A new video has been released by the Islamic State group which shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shi'ite Muslims. The video posted on social media on Sunday said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama. The video could not be immediately independently verified, but it appeared genuine and corresponded to other AP reporting of the events.

    AP
  • In the gossip mags

    The mags have had to turn tail in a big way on the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie trouble in paradise rumours since the actress’ recent surgery saw her husband dash across the Atlantic to be by her side. Be that as it may, Woman’s Day leads this week with ‘Brad’s Tears For Brave Angelina’. The Day reports the couple’s ‘screaming matches, gritted teeth and the stony silences’ have all gone by the wayside since Angelina’s surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

    Yahoo Canada
  • Samsung takes it to Apple with S6

    In its latest attempt to turn around its declining market share of its mobile phone business, Samsung today revealed the pricing and specifications of the latest incarnation of its flagship phone, the Galaxy S6. The South Korean phone maker will release the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge - a phone with a wraparound screen on the phone's edges - to Australian stores on April 10, with the edge starting at $1149. The phone maker also claims the thin (6.8mm/7mm edge) and lightweight (138g /132g edge) is "setting a new standard for Samsung in universal wireless charging", and has an extended battery life.

    The West Australian
  • Buying a house when you can’t afford one

    The Australian housing market is tough and many buyers are being priced out. The First Home Owner Grant has recently doubled, so if you are an Australian citizen who has never owned a home, you can be eligible to receive $15,000 to purchase a new home or build a new one. Many states around the country are offering further incentives to encourage the bottom end of the housing market to get active.

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  • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

    Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. In a rare move, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced that a letter from Putin would be read out to the gathering in Egypt, where Arab leaders discussed an array of regional crises, including conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Libya. "We support the Arabs' aspirations for a prosperous future and for the resolution of all the problems the Arab world faces through peaceful means, without any external interference," Putin said in the letter.

    Reuters
  • Jamie Oliver Says Gordon Ramsay Is “Deeply Jealous” Of His Success

    Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay pictured in happier times. Things are heating up in the kitchen between celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay. "Two British chefs, Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay, rubbing shoulders together in Hong Kong,” Ramsay said an interview with CNBC.

    Yahoo7 Lifestyle
  • Payroll changes 'mean fewer jobs'

    The State Government's planned changes to the payroll tax threshold will lead to businesses hiring fewer new employees and offering lower pay rises, according to a survey by WA's main business lobby group. WA businesses with payrolls of more than $800,000 will pay more from July 1 next year because of a "gradual diminishing" of the payroll tax exemption threshold.

    The West Australian
  • Was Germanwings crash co-pilot 'expecting a baby' with on-off girlfriend?

    Andreas Lubitz and his partner Kathrin Goldbach, 26, whom he wanted to marry, reportedly found out just two weeks before the crash about the pregnancy, German media reports. Miss Goldbach reportedly broke off their relationship with Lubitz because his unpredictable personality left her fearing for her safety. Andreas Lubitz was reportedly told that his on-off girlfriend was having a baby and he was having vision problems which could have prompted his decision to commit mass murder.

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  • Lotto luck strikes WA three times

    A triple dose of Lotto luck struck WA at the weekend with three Division 1 Lotto tickets - each worth $1.6 million - sold in Saturday night's $21 million Saturday Lotto Superdraw.The winning tickets were sold at Jackpot Lottery Centre in Mirrabooka,

    The West Australian
  • Aussie beer brewed in China

    A liquor wholesaler has been fined $10,200 for trying to pass off a beer brewed in China as Australian. Aussie Beer had green and gold labelling featuring the slogan `Australia's finest malt', plus the words `100% owned' within a map of Australia. The Independent Liquor Group, which includes the Little Bottler, Super Cellars and Pubmart chains of bottle shops, supplied Aussie Beer between March and August 2014.

    The West Australian
  • Siobhan Jackson: Sexually abused footballer Peter Jackson's widow turning lives around as principal in remote Indigenous community of Lockhart River

    Nineties football legend Peter Jackson was famous for his athleticism on the field and for his humour and high spirits off it. Broncos coach Wayne Bennett puts it this way: "He was so gifted, so much ability and ... then the devil would come along". Bennett recalls his last meeting with Jackson in which the former player said he had been having some counselling.

    ABC
  • Iggy Azalea's friends laughed at 'small' new breasts

    Iggy Azalea's friends couldn't tell she'd had breast implants.The 'Fancy' hitmaker recently underwent cosmetic surgery to have her chest enlarged but her pals advised her not to worry about making the news public because her assets are still so "small

    Bang Showbiz
  • Warne bugs pundits with drinking talk

    When Shane Warne alluded to getting hammered at the conclusion of the World Cup he probably wasn't expecting to on Twitter. Speaking with several of the victorious Australians, Warne seemed to have just one thing on his mind. The boys are thirsty they seem," Warne asked.

    AAP