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Tue 25 Feb 2020

‘Heroic’: Kobe’s final text from chopper

‘Heroic’: Kobe’s final text from chopper

Kobe Bryant’s best friend received a text from the NBA legend during his fatal helicopter flight — and he was trying to help people to the end.

Parking note to ‘stupid’ driver angers

Parking note to ‘stupid’ driver angers

A furious note left on a woman’s car over her poor parking has caused uproar when she was told to “act like a Kiwi”.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital after guilty verdict

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital after guilty verdict

Disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein has been taken to hospital just hours after a jury convicted him on charges of sexual assault and rape.

Harvey Weinstein’s most vile acts revealed

Harvey Weinstein’s most vile acts revealed

The six women who brought down Harvey Weinstein shared sickening accounts of his lewd and violent sexual behaviour. Warning: Graphic

Baby’s miracle coronavirus recovery

Baby’s miracle coronavirus recovery

A newborn baby diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 virus in China just over two weeks ago has been cured with no treatment, it’s been announced.

Ariel Winter’s totally see-through dress

Ariel Winter’s totally see-through dress

Ariel Winter farewelled the show that made her a star in style, donning a gorgeous, racy sheer dress to the Modern Family wrap party.

Family shamed for trashing restaurant

Family shamed for trashing restaurant

A family have been slammed online for leaving a “disgusting mess” for staff to clean up after having a meal in a restaurant.

Kobe’s wife’s devastating words for Gigi

Kobe’s wife’s devastating words for Gigi

Vanessa Bryant had the room in tears as she explained the heart-breaking reality of the death of her 13-year-old daughter.

Celebs react to Harvey’s guilty verdict

Celebs react to Harvey’s guilty verdict

Stars are taking to social media to comment on the guilty verdict handed down in disgraced Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein’s trial.

China bans eating wild animals

China bans eating wild animals

China has announced a “comprehensive” ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, thought to be responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Jordan brings house down at  Kobe service

Jordan brings house down at Kobe service

With tears streaming down his face, Michael Jordan had the audience in the palm of his hand at the Kobe Bryant memorial service.

‘Full throttle’: Car ploughs into crowd

‘Full throttle’: Car ploughs into crowd

Multiple people are critically injured and a driver has been arrested after a car drove into a crowd at a festival in Germany.

Assange ‘suicide risk’ if extradited, lawyer warns

premium_icon Assange ‘suicide risk’ if extradited, lawyer warns

Julian Assange’s lawyer has warned his client is at risk of self-harm if extradited, as the WikiLeaks founder’s behaviour in court grew increasingly disturbed.

Coronavirus spreads in Europe, Middle East

Coronavirus spreads in Europe, Middle East

The coronavirus outbreak is showing signs of stabilising at its epicentre in China, but new virus cases are continuing to increase elsewhere.

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most loved sporting personalities in the world, but the United States President has evidently never heard of him.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

Truck driver jailed for 'dangerous' move on busy highway

Truck driver jailed for 'dangerous' move on busy highway

A truck driver has copped six months in prison after driving the wrong way down a highway exit and turning into oncoming traffic.

Man dies trying to prove the earth is flat

Man dies trying to prove the earth is flat

A daredevil has died in a crash in a homemade rocket in an attempt to prove the earth is flat.

Rail worker wins case against X-rated snaps

Rail worker wins case against X-rated snaps

A Canadian woman who was sacked over semi-nude photos straddling railway tracks has won her case for unfair dismissal.

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

A 60-year-old surfer has told of the terrifying moment he was attacked by a great white shark — and the incredible decision that saved him.

Kobe crash pilot ‘violated flight rules’

Kobe crash pilot ‘violated flight rules’

Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash once violated FAA rules on low-visibility flying: report

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