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    Royal rift? What's really going on between William and Harry?

    Royal rift? What's really going on between William and Harry?


    Rumours are ablaze of a rift between Prince William and Prince Harry, with royal experts claiming sparks have been flying, however subtly, for a long time.The two brothers have been following their own separate paths since...

    Rumours are ablaze of a rift between Prince William and Prince Harry, with royal experts claiming sparks have been flying, however subtly, for a long time.The two brothers have been following their own separate paths since adulthood,...
    'Zero scrubbing required': Mum's genius tip to get burnt rice off the pan

    'Zero scrubbing required': Mum's genius tip to get burnt rice off the pan


    We've all had to deal with those burnt saucepans that no amount of elbow grease seems to clean up.Burnt rice is one of the worst offenders when it comes to ruining saucepans but a Facebook post has promised to end all the...

    We've all had to deal with those burnt saucepans that no amount of elbow grease seems to clean up.Burnt rice is one of the worst offenders when it comes to ruining saucepans but a Facebook post has promised to end all the hours...
    'Out of their mind': Why the palace's plan for Meghan and Harry will never work

    'Out of their mind': Why the palace's plan for Meghan and Harry will never work


    Comment: Forget out of Africa — Palace officials are out of their mind if they think their plan to send the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Africa will work.Over the Easter long weekend it was revealed royal mandarins were...

    Comment: Forget out of Africa — Palace officials are out of their mind if they think their plan to send the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Africa will work.Over the Easter long weekend it was revealed royal mandarins were considering...
    Infuriating post asking people to 'name one thing' in strange photo baffles the internet

    Infuriating post asking people to 'name one thing' in strange photo baffles the internet


    A tweet asking people to simply "name one thing in this photo" has left people infuriated and confused."What the hell is going on?" one commenter asked under the post, which has been liked over 25,000 times and retweeted over...

    A tweet asking people to simply "name one thing in this photo" has left people infuriated and confused."What the hell is going on?" one commenter asked under the post, which has been liked over 25,000 times and retweeted over 9000...
    Why Donald and Melania Trump can't stay at Buckingham Palace

    Why Donald and Melania Trump can't stay at Buckingham Palace


    Donald Trump and his wife Melania will not be able to stay at Buckingham Palace – because building work is being carried out.Sources said the monarch would not host her visitors overnight as the East Wing has been closed,...

    Donald Trump and his wife Melania will not be able to stay at Buckingham Palace – because building work is being carried out.Sources said the monarch would not host her visitors overnight as the East Wing has been closed, meaning...
    The photography techniques Kate Middleton uses in her royal baby shots

    The photography techniques Kate Middleton uses in her royal baby shots


    Whenever there's a special occasion in the Cambridge family calendar, royal fans are now accustomed to being treated to an adorable photograph of the children - usually taken by their mother.Yesterday, to mark the first...

    Whenever there's a special occasion in the Cambridge family calendar, royal fans are now accustomed to being treated to an adorable photograph of the children - usually taken by their mother.Yesterday, to mark the first birthday...
    Against all odds: Woman wakes up after 28 years in a coma

    Against all odds: Woman wakes up after 28 years in a coma


    Munira Abdulla was left completely unresponsive when a bus rammed into her car. Now, 28 years later, she's defied the odds. A Middle Eastern woman who was left in a vegetative state following a car crash has regained full...

    Munira Abdulla was left completely unresponsive when a bus rammed into her car. Now, 28 years later, she's defied the odds. A Middle Eastern woman who was left in a vegetative state following a car crash has regained full consciousness...
    A 24-year-old man has claimed $1 billion in US lottery winnings

    A 24-year-old man has claimed $1 billion in US lottery winnings


    A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a US$768 million (NZ$1.15 billion) Powerball jackpot, the nation's third-largest, saying he "pretty much felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets.At the time of the...

    A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a US$768 million (NZ$1.15 billion) Powerball jackpot, the nation's third-largest, saying he "pretty much felt lucky" the day he bought his tickets.At the time of the win,...
    Misophonia: Why the sound of chewing food makes you angry

    Misophonia: Why the sound of chewing food makes you angry


    It started with a tuna salad sandwich. In seventh grade, I would often go to my friend Beth's house after school. Her mother, a "Leave It to Beaver" kind of housewife, would have snacks waiting for us on the kitchen table. It's...

    It started with a tuna salad sandwich. In seventh grade, I would often go to my friend Beth's house after school. Her mother, a "Leave It to Beaver" kind of housewife, would have snacks waiting for us on the kitchen table. It's difficult...
    Beck Vass: Why Easter was a total let down this year

    Beck Vass: Why Easter was a total let down this year


    Did Easter sell out early this year, or was it just me? I'm the first to admit, I'm a little bit out of the loop when it comes to Easter.We've really only embraced it in the last year or so because our two oldest kids, six and...

    Did Easter sell out early this year, or was it just me? I'm the first to admit, I'm a little bit out of the loop when it comes to Easter.We've really only embraced it in the last year or so because our two oldest kids, six and four,...
    Lee Suckling: Why Military spouses should sleep in on Anzac Day

    Lee Suckling: Why Military spouses should sleep in on Anzac Day


    Across the country, Navy, Army, and Air Force families will tomorrow commemorate Anzac Day alongside the rest of the nation. Except there's one difference in what this day means to them.To the spouses and families of active...

    Across the country, Navy, Army, and Air Force families will tomorrow commemorate Anzac Day alongside the rest of the nation. Except there's one difference in what this day means to them.To the spouses and families of active military...
    Meghan's mother arrives in UK as world waits for news of birth

    Meghan's mother arrives in UK as world waits for news of birth


    Meghan's mother has arrived in the UK as the world waits for news on the birth of her and Prince Harry's first child, reports Entertainment Tonight.A source said Meghan was "enjoying her pregnancy and anticipating the days...

    Meghan's mother has arrived in the UK as the world waits for news on the birth of her and Prince Harry's first child, reports Entertainment Tonight.A source said Meghan was "enjoying her pregnancy and anticipating the days ahead",...
    Parents-to-be's 'ridiculous' neighbourhood requests

    Parents-to-be's 'ridiculous' neighbourhood requests


    Having a baby will turn your daily routine upside down. While many parents-to-be will try to get themselves as ready as possible, including making and freezing meals ahead of the arrival of a newborn, one couple has turned to...

    Having a baby will turn your daily routine upside down. While many parents-to-be will try to get themselves as ready as possible, including making and freezing meals ahead of the arrival of a newborn, one couple has turned to their...
    Prince Louis' first birthday: New photos taken by Duchess of Cambridge

    Prince Louis' first birthday: New photos taken by Duchess of Cambridge


    With rosy cheeks and big brown eyes, this cheeky chappy has clearly inherited a thing or two from his mother.And if that smile is anything to go by, a passion for the great outdoors can certainly be counted among...

    With rosy cheeks and big brown eyes, this cheeky chappy has clearly inherited a thing or two from his mother.And if that smile is anything to go by, a passion for the great outdoors can certainly be counted among these.Little...
    Russian firm turning seals into sausage meat sparks anti-hunt backlash

    Russian firm turning seals into sausage meat sparks anti-hunt backlash


    A controversial new business that makes sausages out of seals on Russia's Pacific coast has prompted an outcry, with more than 160,000 people signing a petition in protest.While commercial seal hunting has been on the decline...

    A controversial new business that makes sausages out of seals on Russia's Pacific coast has prompted an outcry, with more than 160,000 people signing a petition in protest.While commercial seal hunting has been on the decline in...
    Prince Harry reveals passion for photography on Sussex Royal Instagram

    Prince Harry reveals passion for photography on Sussex Royal Instagram


    He has travelled the world in the line of royal duty, taking in the planet's most spectacular scenery in a lifetime of overseas tours, charity trips and private holidays.All the while, the Duke of Sussex has been recording the...

    He has travelled the world in the line of royal duty, taking in the planet's most spectacular scenery in a lifetime of overseas tours, charity trips and private holidays.All the while, the Duke of Sussex has been recording the sights...
    Woman's shocking rules for hen's party in Las Vegas

    Woman's shocking rules for hen's party in Las Vegas


    A "horrifying" list of hens party "ground rules" sent to a bride and her 16 guests has gone viral after it was leaked online.According to a post on Reddit, the note was sent by a member of the group who had hijacked the...

    A "horrifying" list of hens party "ground rules" sent to a bride and her 16 guests has gone viral after it was leaked online.According to a post on Reddit, the note was sent by a member of the group who had hijacked the bride's...
    Australian girl, 6, injured in horror camping incident

    Australian girl, 6, injured in horror camping incident


    A Perth mum has issued a dire warning to campers after her young daughter suffered horrific burns to her face and body all because of one "sick" individual.Bianca Jade was camping with her family for the long weekend in...

    A Perth mum has issued a dire warning to campers after her young daughter suffered horrific burns to her face and body all because of one "sick" individual.Bianca Jade was camping with her family for the long weekend in Pickering...
    Beck Vass: The dreamy role of being 'the other parent'

    Beck Vass: The dreamy role of being 'the other parent'


    There's definite differences in the mind of the primary caregiver of a child and the other parent.I want to say it's the difference between women and men, but I'm not 100 per cent sure that's the case and I don't want to be...

    There's definite differences in the mind of the primary caregiver of a child and the other parent.I want to say it's the difference between women and men, but I'm not 100 per cent sure that's the case and I don't want to be unfair...
    Birth strikers: The growing trend against starting a family

    Birth strikers: The growing trend against starting a family


    Gareth Rubin looks at the growing trend against starting a family, and has second thoughts about his own zero-child policy. How selfish is having children? Without doubt, our world is oversubscribed, and thinkers, including...

    Gareth Rubin looks at the growing trend against starting a family, and has second thoughts about his own zero-child policy. How selfish is having children? Without doubt, our world is oversubscribed, and thinkers, including Sir...