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    Koala takes family's rod, goes fishing on camping trip

    Koala takes family's rod, goes fishing on camping trip


    A family's camping trip along Victoria's Murray River will be remembered forever after they came across a koala casting a line as it attempted to catch fish.Lorraine Johns and her family had left their fishing rods sitting...

    A family's camping trip along Victoria's Murray River will be remembered forever after they came across a koala casting a line as it attempted to catch fish.Lorraine Johns and her family had left their fishing rods sitting along...
    Royal Wedding: The great divide over Meghan Markle's dress

    Royal Wedding: The great divide over Meghan Markle's dress


    The world expected her to be dripping in "Markle Sparkle". Instead her choice left fashion commentators drooling and social media split. The world expected the royal bride to be dripping in her trademark Markle sparkle.But...

    The world expected her to be dripping in "Markle Sparkle". Instead her choice left fashion commentators drooling and social media split. The world expected the royal bride to be dripping in her trademark Markle sparkle.But besides...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan trip to New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Tonga

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan trip to New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Tonga


    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to launch themselves on the international stage with a major tour to New Zealand later this year.A high-profile trip to New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Tonga in October is being discussed...

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to launch themselves on the international stage with a major tour to New Zealand later this year.A high-profile trip to New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Tonga in October is being discussed at...
    Deborah Hill Cone: Therapy should be free, because it works

    Deborah Hill Cone: Therapy should be free, because it works


    Four years ago I was in a very bad state. I don't really remember much about that time: a blur of sorrow, drinking, pills, drama and smelly rats living behind the fridge. I would do anything just to get a bit of relief from the...

    Four years ago I was in a very bad state. I don't really remember much about that time: a blur of sorrow, drinking, pills, drama and smelly rats living behind the fridge. I would do anything just to get a bit of relief from the unbearable...
    Royal Wedding 2018: Harry and Meghan pay tribute to Diana

    Royal Wedding 2018: Harry and Meghan pay tribute to Diana


    While his mother wasn't there to see him marry Meghan, Prince Harry made sure Diana was not forgotten on his wedding day. Prince Harry has spoken often about missing his mother Diana, especially when celebrating the big...

    While his mother wasn't there to see him marry Meghan, Prince Harry made sure Diana was not forgotten on his wedding day. Prince Harry has spoken often about missing his mother Diana, especially when celebrating the big moments...
    Contents of Harry and Meghan's goodie bags for royal wedding revealed

    Contents of Harry and Meghan's goodie bags for royal wedding revealed


    The contents of the royal wedding goodie bags handed out to Community Champions yesterday have been revealed.The canvas bags inscribed with Harry and Meghan's initials were packed with a giant chocolate coin, a tin of...

    The contents of the royal wedding goodie bags handed out to Community Champions yesterday have been revealed.The canvas bags inscribed with Harry and Meghan's initials were packed with a giant chocolate coin, a tin of shortbread,...
    Kate Hawkesby in London: Arise Duchess Meghan, saviour of the Royal Family

    Kate Hawkesby in London: Arise Duchess Meghan, saviour of the Royal Family


    This is our final show from London and as the saying goes it's amazing how much can happen in a week. Meghan Markle, in the eyes of the British press, has gone from B-grade actress with a trashy dysfunctional extended family to...

    This is our final show from London and as the saying goes it's amazing how much can happen in a week. Meghan Markle, in the eyes of the British press, has gone from B-grade actress with a trashy dysfunctional extended family to icon...

    Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on


    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay...

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island.That was more than two weeks ago. He hasn't been able to stay at...
    Royal Wedding 2018 - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Union raises diversity bar, roots and all

    Royal Wedding 2018 - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Union raises diversity bar, roots and all


    When I was growing up, watching royal weddings was fun, but, as a woman of colour, it was like watching a wildlife documentary about a different species. It all helped to enforce the sense and reality that the circles the royal...

    When I was growing up, watching royal weddings was fun, but, as a woman of colour, it was like watching a wildlife documentary about a different species. It all helped to enforce the sense and reality that the circles the royal family...
    Editorial: Royal wedding gets an injection of American spirit

    Editorial: Royal wedding gets an injection of American spirit


    The one thing a wedding celebrant does not normally do is upstage the couple getting married. The hyper-active homily delivered by the African-American head of the Episcopalian Church may have been the main talking point after...

    The one thing a wedding celebrant does not normally do is upstage the couple getting married. The hyper-active homily delivered by the African-American head of the Episcopalian Church may have been the main talking point after the...

    'Jurassic Park' dinosaur expert's next big thing: holograms


    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue...

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops...

    City hopes for revitalization in aftermath of fraud case


    NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs. It now sees just a vacant demolished...

    NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A remote Vermont community down on its luck had looked forward in 2012 to a downtown hotel, office and retail space and a research plant that would bring hundreds of jobs. It now sees just a vacant demolished block...

    Red carpet fashion: The best looks from Cannes Film Festival


    PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and...

    PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne...
    Harry - Britain's favourite prince

    Harry - Britain's favourite prince


    They got the giggles. Of course they did. You would, wouldn't you, with all those eyes on you - the 600 or so guests behind them, a not insignificant number in itself, without even beginning to count the eyeballs watching via...

    They got the giggles. Of course they did. You would, wouldn't you, with all those eyes on you - the 600 or so guests behind them, a not insignificant number in itself, without even beginning to count the eyeballs watching via the...
    Funniest memes from the Royal Wedding

    Funniest memes from the Royal Wedding


    As millions of people across the world fawn over the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, several clever pranksters have created memes to highlight the royal wedding's funniest moments. Fashion-minded Twitter users were...

    As millions of people across the world fawn over the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, several clever pranksters have created memes to highlight the royal wedding's funniest moments. Fashion-minded Twitter users were quick...
    Doctor reveals the Kardashian weight loss tips that just don't work

    Doctor reveals the Kardashian weight loss tips that just don't work


    Millions of women and girls hang on her every word, Snapchat, and Instagram post.However, when Kim Kardashian posted a now-deleted picture of herself sucking on a Flat Tummy Co's appetite suppressant lollipop on Instagram...

    Millions of women and girls hang on her every word, Snapchat, and Instagram post.However, when Kim Kardashian posted a now-deleted picture of herself sucking on a Flat Tummy Co's appetite suppressant lollipop on Instagram earlier...
    Cardio vs strength: the best exercise to drop a dress size

    Cardio vs strength: the best exercise to drop a dress size


    WE all know doing regular exercise is a way to trim down. However, the best exercise choice for weight loss is debatable.The most obvious variety is cardio or endurance-based activities, which is usually done at a moderate...

    WE all know doing regular exercise is a way to trim down. However, the best exercise choice for weight loss is debatable.The most obvious variety is cardio or endurance-based activities, which is usually done at a moderate intensity...
    Royal Wedding 2018: Harry, William's fond words about Diana as they waited for Meghan

    Royal Wedding 2018: Harry, William's fond words about Diana as they waited for Meghan


    Sadly she could not be there but the spirit of William and Harry's late mother Diana was felt throughout the ceremony."Do you remember when Mum used to say...?" William said as they waited for the bride. "Yeah, I know,"...

    Sadly she could not be there but the spirit of William and Harry's late mother Diana was felt throughout the ceremony."Do you remember when Mum used to say...?" William said as they waited for the bride. "Yeah, I know," replied...
    Royal Wedding 2018: How Meghan's dress compares to gowns of the past

    Royal Wedding 2018: How Meghan's dress compares to gowns of the past


    Meghan Markle walked down the aisle wearing a custom silk Givenchy wedding dress - a gown so stunning that it made Prince Harry cry. The bespoke creation is estimated to have cost £200,000, ($389,600) including £78,000...

    Meghan Markle walked down the aisle wearing a custom silk Givenchy wedding dress - a gown so stunning that it made Prince Harry cry. The bespoke creation is estimated to have cost £200,000, ($389,600) including £78,000 ($152,000)...
    Brunch review: Karavan Delicatessen, Devonport

    Brunch review: Karavan Delicatessen, Devonport


    Set up & site : Tucked away from the main hubbub of Devonport is Karavan Delicatessen, an inviting, modern cafe with seating both inside and out. The outside area, bordered by a low white-picket fence, has tables and chairs set...

    Set up & site : Tucked away from the main hubbub of Devonport is Karavan Delicatessen, an inviting, modern cafe with seating both inside and out. The outside area, bordered by a low white-picket fence, has tables and chairs set on...