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Sun 15 Dec 2019

World stunned by Aussie’s UFC ‘upset’

World stunned by Aussie’s UFC ‘upset’

Aussie Alexander Volkanovski has left the world in a state of shock after dismantling one of the most dominant UFC champions.

The $4 million island that toyed with death

The $4 million island that toyed with death

Sitting within the Bay of Plenty, a scenic 90km boat ride from the township of Whakatane, White Island was a tourism goldmine. Until disaster struck.

Starbucks barista quits with profanity-rich resignation song

Starbucks barista quits with profanity-rich resignation song

Anesti Danelis put up with a lot from his manager for more than three long years – until he quit in the most spectacular way possible.

‘Momentous’ Queen move we all missed

‘Momentous’ Queen move we all missed

While the eyes of the world were focused on Prince Andrew’s unfolding scandal, something big was happening behind the scenes.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Australian woman first victim identified

Australian woman first victim identified

New Zealand police today officially identified the first victim from the White Island volcano eruption as a 21-year-old Australian woman.

Unemployed couple with seven kids ask for money for Xmas

Unemployed couple with seven kids ask for money for Xmas

A couple who set up a GoFundMe to pay for their 7 kids Xmas presents have been criticised as people insist the pair should “get a job”.

Teen’s tragic death from ‘kissing disease’

Teen’s tragic death from ‘kissing disease’

Ariana Rae Delfs had been complaining of headaches as she fell ill — and by the time doctors realised what was wrong, it was too late.

Hefty price tag of celebrity child support

Hefty price tag of celebrity child support

After Owen Wilson’s jaw-dropping child support costs were revealed, we looked into what other celebrities pay. The star who pays the most may surprise you.

Fri 13 Dec 2019

Boris Johnson declares win, vows Brexit on Jan 31

Boris Johnson declares win, vows Brexit on Jan 31

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared victory in the UK general election and vowed Britain will leave the EU on January 31.

Volcano victim family’s hopes dashed in hospital ID

premium_icon Volcano victim family’s hopes dashed in hospital ID

At first, the family of a White Island volcano victim believed their loved one was gone. Then they were asked to identify a person in an NZ hospital bed. The...

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