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Australia wins seat on UN Security Counc...

Australia wins seat on UN Security Council

AUSTRALIA has scored a surprising and emphatic win in its bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, coming well ahead of its opponents Luxembourg and Finland with 140 of a possible 193 votes. “Let me just say to you, it is always good to see Australia win,” said Foreign... read more »

Alessandra Ambrosio’s treasure che...

Alessandra Ambrosio’s treasure chest for Victoria’s Secret

Brazilian stunner Alessandra Ambrosio, who is modelling the $2.5 million Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra set, talks about her fitness regime. It’s an honour bestowed by Victoria’s Secret to a single model each year. Last year it was Australia’s own Miranda Kerr, but this year it has revealed... read more »

How lotto millionaires spent their jackp...

How lotto millionaires spent their jackpots

JACUZZIS and hot tubs to caravans. Here’s what the UK’s 3,000 Lotto millionaires did with the jackpots. While many bought houses, cars and luxury holidays, some made slightly more unusual purchases. A third do voluntary work after becoming rich. 3,700 mortgages have been paid off for... read more »

Pope names first Native American saint

Pope names first Native American saint

Pope Benedict XVI has named seven new saints, including the first Native American to be canonised. Kateri Tekakwitha, known as “Lily of the Mohawks”, who for centuries has been a symbol of hope for the long-oppressed American Indians, was canonised in a lavish ceremony in St... read more »

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Australian soldier killed on Afghan mission

A 24-year-old Australian special forces soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive device during a mission to target insurgents in southern Afghanistan. Chief of Defence General... read more »

Etihad Stadium to launch smartphone app for spectators to buy food and drinks without leav...

SPORTS fans may never have to leave their seats to buy a beer or pie again. In a win for spectators not willing to miss a second of the action, Etihad Stadium will tonight launch an... read more »

Meet the Pilgramers who say they have created a religous movement based on social media

IF social media is the new religion, then hallowed be thy meme. Plenty of us are now spending long periods on Facebook, Twitter and other networking websites as it becomes (for better or... read more »

All mum wants for Christmas is an iPad, finds study

IF you were hoping to save some money this holiday season, think again. It’s going to be one expensive Christmas for at least half the country. Fifty per cent of Aussie mums said... read more »

Boys hitting puberty two years earlier

BOYS in the US are hitting puberty as much as two years earlier than in previous decades, according to a new study out Saturday from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The study suggests a... read more »