• Sperm donor falls in love with baby's mother

    Melbourne IT specialist and sperm donor George Deka met his biological daughter 10 months after her birth — and ended up falling in love with her mother. Mr Deka was a middle-aged introvert who had given up on finding a partner and having a family of his own, leading him to become a sperm donor. Kerrie Hancox was an outgoing psychiatric nurse who sought out IVF treatment using an unknown sperm donor following the death of her partner.

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  • Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple

    SEOUL/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edges variant are critical for Samsung's plans to reverse plunging smartphone revenues that led to its first annual earnings fall in three years in 2014. By some estimates, Apple surpassed Samsung as the world's biggest smartphone maker late last year, selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in the December quarter on the back of the success of its big-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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  • Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

    In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. "Our theory suggests that the age of the universe could be infinite," said study co-author Saurya Das, a theoretical physicist at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. The new concept could also explain what dark matter - the mysterious, invisible substance that makes up most of the matter in the universe - is actually made of, Das added.

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  • Kelly Osbourne had to quit Fashion Police

    Kelly Osbourne felt she had "no option" but to quit 'Fashion Police'. The 30-year-old star announced her departure from the E! show just days after her co-host Giuliana Rancic apologised for making an offensive remark about Zendaya Coleman's dreadlocks. A source said: "Zendaya was touched by Kelly's motives, but she didn't want her friend to give up a job she loves.

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  • 5 legal documents every parent should have

    Most of us put off getting these legal documents, because we hope that we won’t die suddenly, or we hope...5 legal documents every parent should have was published on Mouths of Mums.

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  • Family forced to leave flight over seatbelt dispute

    A couple have been kicked off a flight after their three-year-old son refused to wear his seatbelt for takeoff. The family, from mainland China, were on a Bangkok-based Cathay Pacific flight due to take off for Hong Kong when the boy’s refusal to wear his seatbelt started a heated argument, the South China Morning Post reported. A fellow passenger named Lau took a video of the incident and told the Apple Daily newspaper that cabin crew asked the family to follow the plane’s safety instructions but the parents refused, arguing that the boy should sit on his mother’s lap.

    Total Travel
  • The Dress That Sent The Internet Into Meltdown

    The seemingly innocent design sent the internet into complete meltdown as people argued over whether the dress was in fact blue and black or white and gold. "But on the black background some might see it as white." He even speculated, perhaps jokingly, that the white-gold prejudice favors the idea of seeing the dress under strong daylight.

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  • 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmasked

    As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate. Media outside flats in West London believed to be where Mohammed Emwazi used to live. Emwazi has today been named in reports as Islamic State's "Jihadi John".

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  • Marron poachers hit drink catchments

    Poachers are smashing through the Water Corporation's gates and fences to steal marron from creeks and dams that are supposed to be protected for public drinking supplies.The State-owned utility has confirmed that it was grappling with the "issue" of

    The West Australian
  • Shipping container death: Couple pleads guilty to death of elderly relative housed in freezing conditions

    A Queensland couple has pleaded guilty to manslaughter over the death of an elderly relative they housed in a shipping container in freezing conditions in Tasmania. Jassy Anglin, 53, and her 56-year-old husband Michael Anglin, were extradited from Cairns last year to face a charge of manslaughter over the death of Jassy Anglin's mother, 77-year-old Janet Mackozdi. The Supreme Court in Hobart heard the woman died of hypothermia after spending one night in a shipping container on the Anglin's Mount Lloyd property in July 2010.

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  • Robyn Lawley Has Given Birth

    Just a few months after announcing her pregnancy, Robyn Lawley has given birth to her first child. Lawley first announced her pregnancy in October, telling press that although it wasn't planned, it wasn't a huge shock either. "I'm about six months pregnant," Lawley shared.

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  • Rosie O'Donnell Files for Divorce Three Weeks After 'View' Exit

    Rosie O'Donnell has filed for divorce from wife Michelle Rounds. Calling her relationship with Rounds "irretrievably broken," the entertainer submitted divorce papers Friday in a Manhattan court, Yahoo has confirmed. The divorce will not be contested, indicating O'Donnell and Rounds will abide by their prenup and work out an amicable settlement.

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  • Dozens arrested in Hong Kong protest

    Hong Kong police have arrested nearly three dozen people after scuffles broke out at a protest over the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers in the city. Hundreds turned out for the latest protest to target the mainland shoppers, who have been blamed for voracious buying habits that distort the local economy. The protesters marched in the suburban district of Yuen Long, near the border with mainland China, in a neighbourhood where there are dozens of pharmacies selling baby formula to cater to mainland shoppers.

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  • French nuke plant shut down due to pipe defect

    Energy production has been shut down at France's oldest nuclear power plant after a pipe defect was discovered, the station?s operators said Sunday. The Fessenheim plant, which is near the Swiss and German borders, was halted on Saturday just before 1900 GMT due to a flaw in a pipe in the machine room, which does not house nuclear material, a statement from energy supplier EDF said. The fault was in production unit one, while production unit 2 had been shut down since overnight Friday for maintenance and refuelling work which is expected to take several weeks.

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  • 'Smiling assassin' among women in blue

    The weekly Friday night brawl at the local pub was kicking off and the "knockabout" senior constable at Blacktown police station had to respond. The decorated detective has spent the past three decades rising through the ranks, making it her prerogative to tackle greed and power-driven criminal groups.

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  • Exclusive: Chan spends precious time with family

    FIRST ON 7: Video has emerged of Andrew Chan sharing tender moments with his family inside Bali's Kerobokan prison. The 31-year-old is one of two Australians on death row in Indonesia for attempting to smuggle drugs from the country in 2005. The pair, dubbed the Bali Nine duo, are waiting for authorities to order their transfer from prison to their place of execution on Nusakambangan island, where the firing squad has been heard training at night.

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  • 'Wellness warrior' Jessica Ainscough dies from rare cancer, aged 30

    Jessica Ainscough, a self-described "wellness warrior" who attempted to stave off a rare form of cancer with natural healing, has died at age 30. Ms Ainscough's blogs had a large following on social media, and posts to her website drew praise from sufferers of many forms of illness as well as criticism from those who did not agree with her alternative remedies. Ms Ainscough was diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma in 2008, and the cancer spread through her left arm, which she later refused to have amputated.

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  • Johnny Depp performs with Marilyn Manson

    Johnny Depp rocked out with Marilyn Manson. The 'Mortdecai' star made a surprise appearance at the 'Beautiful People' singer's concert at The Tivoli in Brisbane, Australia on Friday (27.02.15) night. The 51-year-old actor - who recently tied the knot with Amber Heard - is currently in Australia filming the fifth instalment of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' series, 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'.

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  • Police to search bushland for William Tyrell's remains

    Homicide detectives will today scour bushland near the NSW town of Kendall in the search for missing toddler William Tyrell. William was last seen playing in the front yard of his grandmother’s home on September 12, before he disappeared. William Tyrell disappeared from the NSW town of Kendall in September 2014.

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  • Andrew Flintoff opens up about depression

    Former English cricket captain Andrew Flintoff says he still sees a doctor to keep his depression in check. Flintoff opened up about his battle with depression to his fellow personalities on I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! "I genuinely thought I had, had enough of it (alcohol) and it catches up with you in the morning and two, I suffer from depression and it doesn't help at all," Flintoff said.

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