• 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
  • Kyle Sandiland's Cruel April Fools' Prank On Jackie O

    Jackie O was left in tears following the stunt. Photo: KISSFMNotorious breakfast radio host Kyle Sandilands may have just pulled off one of the meanest April Fools' Day pranks on co-host Jackie O to date. Kyle secretly recorded Jackie O's horrified reaction when her heavily pregnant personal assistant pretended to go into labour.

    New Idea
  • Robin Williams restricted exploitation of his image for 25 years after death

    Unfortunately, the dispute overshadows one of the more innovative aspects of Robin Williams’ estate planning, which just might become a model for other celebrities preparing for their demise. After all, one thing his wife Susan and children Zachary, Zelda andCody won’t be discussing in court is intangible property like the late actor’s right of publicity. According to a review of the Robin Williams Trust — filed as an exhibit last Wednesday — Williams bequeathed rights to his name, signature, photograph and likeness to the Windfall Foundation, a charitable organization set up by Williams’ legal reps at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps.

    Yahoo Entertainment
  • 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”.

    Yahoo7 Finance
  • 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
  • Australian convicted for marrying off 12-year-old daughter

    Sydney's Downing Centre District Court heard that he wanted to save the girl from what he considered the sin of having sex outside marriage so when she reached puberty he decided she should wed. On the night of the wedding -- which was not recognised under Australian law -- the married pair went to a hotel with the father's permission, Judge Deborah Sweeney said as she handed down her judgment.

    AFP
  • Arsenal prank fans with left-footed ball

    There are no shortage of jokes and pranks on April 1, but Arsenal may have pulled off one of the best yet. Along with club sponsor Puma, the Gunners released a spoof video in an attempt to convince gullible fans that they had developed a left-footed ball. The Premier League outfit reached out to the “high proportion” of left-footed players to ‘sell’ the ball and included the likes of Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla and Mesut Ozil in the video.

    7Sport
  • Avril Lavigne Opens Up About Lyme Disease Diagnosis

    Avril Lavigne, on the cover of this week's PEOPLE (L), tells the magazine about how turning 30 changed her life. Singer Avril Lavigne opens up about the devastating disease that kept her bedridden for months – and how she's fighting to recover. When Avril Lavigne went to Las Vegas with a couple girlfriends last October to celebrate the milestone, she felt like doing anything but partying – in fact, she'd been feeling terrible for several months, but the doctors she'd seen couldn't pinpoint exactly what was wrong with her.

    Who
  • Bodies of Japan WWII soldiers found in Palau cave

    The bodies of six soldiers, believed to be Japanese troops who fought in World War II, have been found in a reopened cave in the Pacific nation of Palau, a report said Wednesday. Japan is estimated to have lost 10,000 soldiers during the fighting and the remains of 2,600 of them were never recovered, with many thought to be in a network of fortified caves that were used as a mode of defence. Many of the caves, littered with the explosive remnants of war, were deemed dangerous and sealed after the conflict.

    AFP
  • 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.

    Yahoo7 News
  • IS storms Palestinian refugee camp in Syria capital

    Clashes between armed factions and the Islamic State group raged in the Yarmuk refugee camp in southern Damascus after IS seized much of the Palestinian haven Wednesday in a lightening assault. "Fighters from IS launched an assault this morning on Yarmuk and they took over the majority of the camp," said Anwar Abdel Hadi, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's political affairs director in Damascus. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS took control of a "large part" of Yarmuk during fighting with Palestinian groups also opposed to President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

    AFP
  • 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.

    Yahoo7 News
  • 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

    marie claire
  • Bentley designer raps new Ford model - Automotive News

    Bentley Motors' top designer has criticised Ford's new Lincoln Continental, fretting on social media about the car's similarities with one of its own models, Automotive News reported late on Tuesday. The Lincoln Continental luxury saloon, unveiled this week by Ford at the New York auto show, resembles the Bentley Flying Spur, Automotive News reported, citing comments by Bentley design chief Luc Donckerwolke that were picked up by online publication Car Design News.

    Reuters
  • Meet Your 2015 Men's Health Man

    The MH team looked at one another in disbelief. Some shook their heads. “He can’t be serious,” seemed to be the collective sentiment rolling around the office. The source of our slack-jawed amazement? Damien Rider had just been told he’d be participating

    Men's Health
  • Report of plane passenger video overshadows executive visit to crash site

    BERLIN/LE VERNET, France (Reuters) - A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the pilot. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers killed on the plane which investigators say German pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew into a mountain in the French Alps, Bild newspaper reported. 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
  • Australia's final Cricket World Cup sledge ends with apology

    Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview. The arch sledger had been at the forefront of big "send-offs" for Kiwi batsmen Martin Guptill and Grant Elliott as well as spinner Daniel Vettori after their key dismissals in Sunday's final in Melbourne, where Australia thrashed their traditional rivals. "They were that nice to us in New Zealand (when Australia lost a pool match) and we were that uncomfortable.

    AFP
  • Chinese buyers snap up massive Hunter property for $45 million

    One of the Hunter Valley's biggest rural properties has been sold to Chinese buyers in a deal reportedly worth $45 million. Glenrock, the Scone district pastoral station, last traded in 2005 when bought by then Babcock & Brown managing director Phil Green and Tricom brokerage firm founder Lance Rosenberg in a syndicate that paid $23 million. The syndicate purchased Glenrock from Compagnie de l’Occident pour la Finance et l’Industrie, a Luxembourg corporation with interests in financial management, banking, property and ­agriculture.

    Property Observer
  • 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
  • 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.

    Yahoo7 News