• 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Final push to save Chan and Sukumaran

    As Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan face death's door, the federal government is making its final push to convince Indonesia's president to spare them from execution. The government may have more time for the delicate mission, after Joko Widodo indicated the Bali Nine drug smugglers will not be executed this week. Chan, 31, and Sukumaran, 33, were transferred to Nusakambangan on Wednesday, the island off central Java where, along with up to eight others, the two men are set to be executed by firing squad.

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  • 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.

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  • Mars' once-giant sea revealed

    Mars once had enough water to cover the entire planet, according to research published Thursday in Science.But based on analysis of the planet's surface, it's more likely that the planet had most of its liquid water in one ocean that covered 20 percent

    The West Australian
  • Malaysia Airlines readies for change

    After a year of calamity, Malaysia Airlines is shrinking to survive. The government, which owned most of the airline, took 100 per cent ownership and removed it from the Malaysian stock exchange in 2014. The airline is now aiming to return to profitability by 2017 with a drastic $US1.7 billion ($A2.17 billion) overhaul that includes cutting nearly a third of its staff.

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  • Australian Dollar at Potential Turning Point

    DailyFX.com - Receive the Weekly Speculative Sentiment Index report via PDF via David’s e-mail distribution list. AUDUSD - The ratio of long to short positions in the AUDUSD stands at -1.14 as 47% of traders are long. Yesterday the ratio was -1.18

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  • Sheriffs from Colorado, elsewhere sue state over legal pot

    Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for decriminalizing marijuana — joining a handful of recent legal challenges urging courts to strike down the state's legalization of recreational pot. The sheriffs from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska say that Colorado's 2012 marijuana legalization vote violates federal law. The lawsuit is the latest legal challenge to legal weed.

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  • Eric Clapton romanced Princess Diana?

    Eric Clapton enjoyed a romantic liaison with Britain's Princess Diana, a new book has claimed. The 70-year-old guitarist enjoyed a flirtation with the late princess - who separated from husband Prince Charles in 1992 - after meeting regularly at his favourite restaurant, San Lorenzo in London's upmarket Knightsbridge. Paul Scott wrote in his new book 'Motherless Child: The Definitive Biography of Eric Clapton': "One who regularly caught his eye was another San Lorenzo devotee, Princess Diana.

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  • 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.

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  • Hundreds of Medieval bodies found under Paris supermarket

    More than 200 bodies were recently unearthed in several mass burials beneath a Paris supermarket. The bodies, which were lined up head to feet, were found at the site of an ancient cemetery attached to the Trinity Hospital, which was founded in the 13th century. The burials were discovered during renovations to the basement of the Monoprix Réaumur-Sébastopol supermarket, located in the second-arrondissement neighbourhood of Paris.

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  • 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. Youtube user Joshua Sutherland posted a video of his family on safari in South Africa when a female lion approaches the car and yanks open the door, amidst the passengers’ screams.

    Total Travel
  • Mark Zuckerberg's one rule for hiring at Facebook

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just one rule that helps him determine whether a candidate would be a good fit for the company. "I will only hire someone to work directly for me if I would work for that person," Zuckerberg told a group attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Zuckerberg, who has a net worth of around $35 billion, also noted that hiring is a problem at Facebook, because there is more work to do than people to accomplish it.

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  • '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
  • Perfect 10 Lima to meet Gilmore again

    Four heats into the World Surf League season and you could forgive Stephanie Gilmore and Silvana Lima for already being sick of the sight of each other. Defending world champion Gilmore and Brazilian pocket rocket Lima will meet in the quarter-finals of the season-opening Roxy Pro on the Gold Coast, incredibly the third time the pair will battle it out already this tournament.

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  • Child approached near NSW Tyrrell search

    A man has tried to entice a young boy into his car close to the area on the NSW mid north coast where police searched for evidence in the William Tyrrell case. The boy was allegedly approached at 3.15pm while walking along Ocean Drive in Lake Cathie. Lake Cathie is about 25 kilometres from Kendall, just south of Port Macquarie, where three-year-old William disappeared while playing in the yard of his grandmother's home in September.

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  • This is how long it takes to become a millionaire

    Author Thomas Corley has been busy studying the habits of the rich and poor over the last five years, and through that research has found how long it takes to make it rich. “That’s how long it took the average self-made millionaire, according to my data.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Hockey urges use of cheap money

    Treasurer Joe Hockey has urged businesses to use record low borrowing rates to turbo-charge the economy. Mr Hockey on Friday conducted a media blitz a day after releasing the five-yearly Intergenerational Report. The report warned of lower incomes, tax hikes, higher government debt and massive budget deficits for the next four decades unless action is taken to improve productivity, workforce participation and economic growth.

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