• Oscar Pistorius trial

    Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

            Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum of 5 years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This sentencing comes a month after the paralympian, 27, was convicted of culpable homicide after a six-month trial in the High Court of South Africa, in the city of Pretoria. Handing down the sentence, Justice Thokozile Masipa [read more]

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    Sam on Blake’s side of the story: “That’s the biggest load of sh*t I’ve heard in my life.”

      Just when you thought the Bold and the Beautiful Bachelor drama was over… Last night, The Project aired an exclusive interview with Blake and Louise. (If you’re just catching up, Blake is the man who went on a TV show called The Bachelor where 30 girls competed for his love. Louise was one of those girls. But she wasn’t [read more]

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    10 ways Australia would be completely different if it weren’t for Gough Whitlam.

      Today Australia is mourning the loss of Gough Whitlam. Whitlam was the 21st Prime Minister of our nation between the years of 1972 and 1975, but in those three years the changes he made in this time have changed our nation forever — and for the better. Whitlam was someone against discrimination, and a champion for equality. [read more]

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    Lena Dunham’s tribute to Jill Meagher’s husband Tom.

            Trigger Warning: This post deals with issues of sexual assault and violence and may be triggering for survivors of abuse. US writer and actress Lena Dunham has paid tribute to the “beautiful words” of Tom Meagher, the husband of murdered Melbourne woman Jill, on her Instagram. The 28-year-old posted the following [read more]

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    She was 22, backpacking around the world… and 38 weeks pregnant without knowing it.

                Kate Hudson was like any other 22-year-old backpacking around Europe. The Melbourne journalism student was hopping between countries, living it up with limited funds and even fewer cares. That is, until she found out she was pregnant — and just weeks away from her due date. As blogger Sophie Shaw — [read more]

  • Ethan became addicted as a teenager and became violent and aggressive towards his mother when high. (Screenshot via Four Corners)

    This is the TV show that should be screened in every school in Australia.

      “Jake” started dealing drugs at 11 and by 15, was an ice cook and addict. Bradley pulled most of his teeth out of his head with a pair of pliers when he was high. Ethan became addicted to the drug after just one hit — and before long, was trying to bust down the door of [read more]

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    Blake Lively is a magical pregnancy unicorn.

      Okay, so she only announced that she was pregnant two weeks ago, but already Blake Lively is all over this maternity fashion business like like a very photogenic case of nappy rash. In an outfit we seriously doubt ever seeing Kate Middleton wearing (more’s the pity), the 27-year-old actress wife of Ryan Reynolds appeared on the red carpet of the [read more]

  • Subtle.

    These men are turned on by period sex. (NSFW, obviously.)

              By ROSIE WATERLAND I once very briefly dated a guy who asked if he could go down on me when I had my period. When I say we dated ‘very briefly’, I mean I sprinted out of his bedroom/his life as soon as he made his menstrual request. It totally threw [read more]

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    This man just realised he’s been pooping wrong his entire life.

            A man sent shockwaves to the furthest corners of the internet today, after bravely admitting that his life up until this point has been nothing but a confusing bowl of porcelain lies. The man has pooping wrong his entire life. And he only realised this week. JayDogSmith (a clever pseudonym designed to [read more]

  • Monica Lewinsky says she loved Bill Clinton.

    Monica Lewinsky just gave her first-ever public speech to a room full of powerful people.

                When your entire adult life has been defined by an ill-advised affair you had when you were 22, you are in a unique position to talk about what it’s like to have a reputation trashed by strangers. Monica Lewinsky, only best known for her affair with former US President Bill Clinton, yesterday stood to address 1000 [read more]

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    The little boy who fell in love with a phone.

              By BERN MORLEY You don’t need be the parent of a child with autism to identify with the story I am about to share with you. It is less about a young boy’s relationship with an inanimate object and more about the beauty to be found in discovering someone who [read more]

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    Someone in the Big Brother house said the ‘L word’ last night.

      NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY HOUSEMATES. Big Brother contestants Cat and Lawson said ‘I love you’ to each other last night, while Lawson’s girlfriend of five years probably cried on the couch at home. At least they tried to whisper it… but they forgot about the microphones. Watch this video, and throw popcorn at them: This is the Big Brother love [read more]

  • How to get the most out of your superannuation

    Female? Want to retire with any money at all? Great. Read this.

              By LISA MITCHELL I loved visiting my grandmother when I was a little girl. She always gave us the biggest hugs, she cooked the best veal schnitzel I’ve ever tasted in my life and she always gave us $5 for no reason whatsoever. Not that I ever expected it or [read more]

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    Spring Racing is upon us. It’s time to get your hair sorted.

            By JACQUI PORTER   Well ladies, the spring racing calendar is almost upon us which only means one thing (well, It kinda means a few things to horses, jockeys and racing enthusiasts, but I digress). To most women, it means parties and lookin’ pretty. Yes Ma’am. With so many events coming [read more]

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    Breaking: Oscar de la Renta has reportedly died.

        Oscar de la Renta had died aged 82 years old, according to reports from ABC News in the US and other media. The iconic fashion designer — who has dressed everyone from First Ladies Clinton and Reagan to songstress Taylor Swift and, most recently, international barrister Amal Clooney — was diagnosed with cancer [read more]

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    When Blake was proposing to Sam, Louise already knew he loved her.

    They tried to keep it secret. They failed. Blake Garvey and his second-runner-up-now-girlfriend Louise Pillidge told the world everything about their forever love in an interview with The Project’s Carrie Bickmore tonight.   And because we know you’ve been waiting all day for this moment, we’ll just cut to the chase. On whether Bachelor Blake would tell [read more]

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    It was Oscar de la Renta’s final high-profile gown, and now you can own it too.

      Amal Alamuddin’s wedding dress may be the one of the last bridal dresses that Oscar de la Renta designed, and now you can buy it. We found out this morning that the famous designer reportedly died on Monday night at age 82. Oscar, who has dressed everyone from Hilary Clinton to Angelina Jolie, was the chosen designer [read more]

  • gough whitlam achievements

    Gough Whitlam has died aged 98.

      Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died aged 98. “Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning at the age of 98,” Mr Whitlam’s children Antony, Nicholas and Stephen Whitlam and Catherine Dovey said in a statement this morning. “A loving and generous father, he was a source of inspiration to us and our families and [read more]

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    The lie almost every woman has told to try and impress a man.

          By ROSIE WATERLAND There is a lie that pretty much every woman on earth has told at some point in her life in order to impress a man. The lie? That she is a Cool Girl. The ‘Cool Girl’ is the epitome of what the man in front of her wants. A [read more]

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    The best thing Taylor Swift has done in Australia had nothing to do with singing.

          What’s the number one thing that a Taylor Swift-hater will say about her music? She only sings about her ex-boyfriends. Well, guess what, Anti-Taylor peeps? Swifty herself has just called you sexist. In an interview with 2DayFM‘s Sophie Monk and Merrick Watts, Sophie asked Taylor what she thought of the common accusation. “How [read more]

  • Woman gets dumped by boyfriend. Sneaks down his chimney. Gets stuck.

          We’ve all been there. The fire department had to be called after a woman became wedged in the chimney of the man who had dumped her. And no, that is not a euphemism. Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 28, decided to take matters into her own hands when the man she had been on six [read more]

  • Louise and Blake during The Bachelor

    This is where Blake and Louise (probably) consummated their love.

      It’s been a difficult few months/days/hours for this Bachelor duo. They’ve been terrorised by online bullies, scrutinised by past lovers (Hi, Sam), and asked countless times if their love is legitimate. Finally, they released all the answers on The Project last night. What has also been released are images of the resort they stayed [read more]

  • The Royal baby is due in April.

    Tuesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Royal Baby due date         The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed their baby is due in April next year, Kensington Palace said in an official announcement. They also squashed rumors that it could royal twins. The official statement read “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are [read more]

  • Michelle Knight speaking at the interview.

    “It wasn’t his fault.” Michelle Knight says she forgives the man who held her captive for 11 years.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON         In a spectacular revelation the victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro has said she forgives the man who held her captive in a basement for 11 years raping and torturing her. “At first I hated him,” said Michelle Knight. Speaking to a radio host at a High School in [read more]

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    “Our young men need to stop dying at the hands of random, senseless acts of violence.”

      Joshua Hardy should still be here today. The 21 year old should have gone to uni today. He should have caught up with his mates after class. He should be counting down the weeks until the semester ends and the summer holidays begin. But Joshua Hardy is not here and his family is broken. Hardy – described [read more]

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    Bob Geldof: “One of us didn’t make it… And it was very difficult.”

          “One of us didn’t make it… And it was very difficult.” They’re the incredibly sad words from Sir Bob Geldof in the wake of his daughter Peaches’ death earlier this year. In a heartbreaking interview, Geldof has lashed out at the media and their actions following the 25-year-old’s death from a heroin overdose. [read more]

  • Louise, Most Hated Woman in Australia.

    Is this really the most hated woman in Australia?

            By EM RUSCIANO With regards to The Bachelor announcing that he is now desperately in love with 2nd runner up Louise Pillidge and that they plan on moving in together and the resulting outpouring of putrid hate towards Louise, can I say this? CALM THE FUCK DOWN AUSTRALIA. Louise has been [read more]

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    The one thing nobody does on their wedding night anymore.

          Wedding night sex is hard work. It’s probably the most unsexy, least exciting sex that a person can have. You’re tired, maybe drunk, maybe very drunk and that dress you’re wearing takes a mighty long time to extract yourself from. The sex comes after a long day; a long day, which has [read more]

  • Em Rusicano

    Em Rusciano talks ‘Party Tricks’ and politics.

          Asher Keddie, Rodger Corser and Em Rusciano in one room sounds like a bit of a fantasy to me (in a strictly non-sexual sense. Well… maybe a little bit). And tonight, we get to see all three brilliant talents in one fist-pumping episode of Party Tricks. I spoke to Em Rusciano, mainly [read more]