‘THE FINAL STRAW’: Meghan’s nightmare about to get worse

MEGHAN’S family has “crossed a line” and sent the palace into crisis mode. Now the Duchess of Sussex faces an agonising decision.

Little girl dead after dog attack

The girl was attacked at a country property in Victoria.

A 14-month-old girl has died this morning after she was mauled on the face by a dog in a small Victorian town.

Tradie’s selfless act at McDonald’s

Dave Love generously gave $20 and paid for man's meal at McDonalds. Picture: Melanie Langley/Facebook

THIS tradie has proved there are still good people out there after selflessly demanding to pay for another customer’s meal.

Wild conspiracy theory grows

Red circle pic to try in sell

KEEN-eyed viewers of Donald Trump’s rally spotted strange signs being waved in the crowd. This is what they meant.

Why this Aussie farmer is naked

These farmers are all naked for a good cause

MADDISON Smith is, of course, normally fully clothed while she’s out on the land, but this time she has stripped down for a very important reason.

Parents’ incredible $30 billion decision

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IN 1995 Jackie and Mike made a decision to help their son — and it paid off more than anyone could ever have imagined.

Apple on the verge of making history

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DESPITE just missing the mark with the iPhone X, Apple is about to make some serious history.

Borce Ristevski to stand trial for murder

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BREAKING: A MELBOURNE judge has ordered Borce Ristevski stand trial for murder over the death of his wife, Karen.

Immortal rugby league sin: ‘Don’t want to see it’

Former Canberra Raiders footballer, Mal Meninga poses after being inducted as the 13th immortal during the 2018 NRL Hall of Fame at the SCG in Sydney, Wednesday, August 1, 2018. (AAP Image/Brendon Thorne) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

ON A joyous night for rugby league, celebrating the game’s greats has opened a can of worms which has already divided opinion in the sport.

Coles backflips on plastic bags ... again

A shopper is seen carrying a reusable plastic bag at a Coles Sydney CBD store, Sydney, Monday, July 2, 2018. Woolworths says it will hand out free reusable bags for the next 10 days as its customers get used to its ban on single-use plastic bags. Woolies stores in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia stopped providing free single-use plastic bags on June 20. (AAP Image/Peter RAE) NO ARCHIVING

COLES has issued yet another staggering backflip over its controversial plastic bag ban, with an all-staff email confirming a cut-off date.

Disturbing find under hotel bed

A mum who booked a trip to London with her daughters was horrified to find three knives under the mattress they were sleeping on.

NATASHA Connor was taking photos of her hotel room so she could complain to the manager about it being too dirty. Then, she decided to look under the bed.

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Inside the ‘cheapest house in Australia’

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Meghan Markle's 37th birthday

A ROYAL correspondent has gone rogue, claiming the formerly outspoken Meghan Markle has been silenced during her public appearances — and that there’s a reason why.

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WHILE Princes William and Harry share the same last name, their kids actually won’t. Here’s the reason why.

Jennifer Aniston and baby in Friends

ROSS and Rachel’s baby Emma played a pivotal role in Friends’ final seasons. Now, the twins who played her have landed a big role in a much-hyped new film.

Hunter. Gladiators. Channel 7. Hosted by Tom Williams and Zoe Naylor.

HE’S part of the “Contenders” team on Australian Survivor this season — but it turns out the beefy Zach is actually a reality TV veteran, as many viewers soon realised.

US actress Jennifer Aniston poses as she arrives to the Vanity Fair Party following the 88th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on February 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX

JENNIFER Aniston has given a rare glimpse into her private life, hitting back at “baby-shamers” and revealing she’s “not heartbroken” by her split from Justin Theroux.

Kim Kardashian at 'Kimmel'

BODY shaming vs. homophobic insults — nobody comes out of Kim Kardashian’s latest petty feud looking good.

They Day

Staff told not to say ‘he’ and ‘she’

PUBLIC servants are being ordered to stop using “he” and “she” in favour of the “more flowing and inclusive” word “they”.

CCTV of man wanted over murder

Police release two images of a man wanted over Cowes murder. Victoria Police

POLICE have released CCTV of a man wanted over the murder of mother-of-three Samantha Fraser, whose body was found in her garage.

Tiger broke his ‘blanket rule’ for Lyle

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LEGENDARY golfer Tiger Woods doesn’t do “help” requests — but he broke the blanket rule during the US PGA Tour.

Teen girl charged after school stabbing

Incident at St Dominics Catholic

A TEENAGE girl has been charged after a senior student was stabbed at a Catholic school in Adelaide.

Why opt-out won’t fix anything

Organ donation consent rates.

This problem plagues thousands of Australians, and there seems to be a simple answer — until you consider the details.

Teens escape from the amish

Teen’s girl’s escape from the Amish

EMMA Gingerich was not just Amish, she belonged to its strictest sect and didn’t use electricity, running water or speak English.

Trump’s bizarre supermarket gaffe

US President Donald Trump meets with inner city pastors at the White House in Washington, DC on August 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON

HAS Donald Trump ever set foot inside a supermarket? The world was left to wonder just how out of touch the US president is after this weird comment.

Macca’s coffee spiked with cleaning fluid

Sarah Douglas said she was served a cleaning agent instead of the latte she ordered at an Alberta McDonald's. Picture: Supplied by Sarah Douglas/Lethbridge News Now

A PREGNANT mum has lashed out at McDonald’s after she ordered a latte but was instead served a cup of cleaning solution.

Unexpected shift in Ricciardo situation

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DANIEL Ricciardo has been bullish about when his new F1 deal would be done but the landscape has changed for the Red Bull star.

10yo ‘Superman’ shatters Phelps record

Clark Kent Apuada just broke one of Michael Phelps' records.

CLARK Kent Apuada announced himself as a future swim star by taking more than a second off a 23-year-old Michael Phelps mark.

Deceived... When the coffin was opened a dressed baby doll was found inside.

Grieving dad discovers baby never existed

A DAD mourning the death of his newborn baby discovered the child hadn’t even existed after digging up the coffin and finding a plastic doll inside.

Beyonce gets her nails done at 1am

Beyonce gets her nails painted at 1am.

TRYING to squeeze in a mani pedi after work or during your lunch break is a problem Beyonce does not have to deal with.

‘My family is bullied because of our faces’

Why does the world have to be such a cruel place for people with differences?

JENNY had a childhood filled with teasing and taunting because she looked different. Now two of her children share the same genetic condition, and her third has Down syndrome.

Twin brothers to marry twin sisters

Supplied Editorial Twins to marry

TWO sets of American identical twins had their first date together, became engaged at the same time and will marry this weekend with a joint wedding reception.

Condoms recalled as could split

Deyzi Soares is excited about the Australia Day Condoms made by Durex.

IF you use condoms, you might want to read this. Australian condoms are being recalled over fears they could split.

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Dangling man shocks tourists

THESE daredevil risk-takers were seeking the perfect holiday snap. But they got a whole lot more than they bargained for when they spotted this guy.

Bermuda Triangle ‘solved’

Definitive Guide to the Bermuda Triangle

SCIENTISTS say they’ve finally figured out the dark secret of the infamous region that’s claimed hundreds of lives for a century.

Sad truth behind lost Aussie icon

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IT WAS meant to be a place of joy. Instead, it ended up tearing two Aussie brothers apart and wiped $6 million from their accounts.

Mum named ‘worst passenger ever’

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A FLIGHT attendant said in his 20 years of flying, this woman was the worst passenger he had ever encountered.

Sneaky trick deceives tourist

Mary Wallace was robbed twice ... in 48 hours.

THIS Australian tourist was gleefully exploring Rome when she fell victim to a common trick - and got robbed twice within 48 hours.

Todd McKenney stars in the 9th series of the Australian version of Who Do You Think You Are, airing on SBS

McKenney and sister in war of words over ex

EARLIER this week Todd McKenney revealed that his ex-boyfriend later married his sister. But the bombshell has now caused a rift in the family.

Queen ‘may intervene in Meghan’s drama’

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the opening of the Mersey Gateway Bridge, the new six lane toll bridge over the River Mersey in Halton, Cheshire on June 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jim Clarke

MEGHAN Markle’s dad is causing headaches for the royal family as he continues to speak about his estranged daughter, and the Queen is reportedly close to stepping in.

Bourdain’s final TV appearance

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UNSEEN episodes of Anthony Bourdain’s popular TV show will still be aired despite the presenter’s death.

New blockbuster is almost perfect

Vanessa Kirby as The White Widow in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance.

MOVE over Bond, you’re being upstaged. With heart-thumping chills and adrenaline-pumping thrills, this is almost perfect.

Nicole’s explosive new movie role

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Cast member Nicole Kidman participates during the Warner Bros. theatrical Panel for "Aquaman" at Comic Con in San Diego. Actresses Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron will star in a film about Fox News journalists who were sexually abused and clashed with the founder and president of the chain, Roger Ailes, the Hollywood Reporter reported on August 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRIS DELMAS

NICOLE Kidman is set to star as real-life news anchor Gretchen Carlson in a Hollywood movie about sexual harassment in the media industry.

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‘Make no mistake, these airbags can kill’

A NEW state-by-state breakdown of the deadly Takata airbags recall shows the danger still facing many on our roads with 1.8 million ‘ticking time bombs’ not replaced.

Fast-charge Porsche trumps Tesla

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PORSCHE has revealed vital details of its new electric sports car, which manages to beat the Tesla Model S in one crucial category.

Samsung reveals iPad Pro assassin

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, featuring Samsung DeX, is displayed in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. The device has a 10.5-inch screen and a 7,300 mAh battery. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

JUST one week away from its flagship smartphone launch, Samsung has ‘leaked’ video and detail of two new devices.

Dangerous storm to hit Adelaide

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SOUTH Australia will be hit by a dust storm that could create dangerous conditions for people with asthma, respiratory and cardiac conditions.

Elon Musk’s Mars dream crushed

SpaceX, Tesla and The Boring Company founder Elon Musk attends the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, in Hawthorne, California on July 22, 2018. Students from colleges and universities from the US and around the world are taking part in testing their pods on a 1.25 kilometer-long (0.75-mile) tubular test track at the SpaceX headquarters. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck

ELON Musk is spending up big on his dream to terraform Mars. But planetary scientists just discovered a planet-sized problem.

Michael Graczyk

This man watched 400 people die

MICHAEL Graczyk has seen hundreds of criminals take their last breaths. And he remembers every single one of them.

‘Steve mansplained plastic bags’

Steve Price and Dee Madigan go head to head over plastic bags.

BROADCASTER Steve Price has been slammed for defending Coles after the supermarket giant backflipped on its bag ban.

Man trapped in 146-yr debt hole

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IF COMMBANK had its way, Assam, a 58-year-old pensioner, would be paying off his credit card for the next century and a half.

Woolies responds to Coles backflip

A shopper is seen carrying a reusable plastic bag at a Coles Sydney CBD store, Sydney, Monday, July 2, 2018. Woolworths says it will hand out free reusable bags for the next 10 days as its customers get used to its ban on single-use plastic bags. Woolies stores in NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia stopped providing free single-use plastic bags on June 20. (AAP Image/Peter RAE) NO ARCHIVING

WOOLWORTHS has weighed in after Coles revealed it would continue to hand out free plastic bags to its customers indefinitely.

Why Aussie millionaire can’t get a loan

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CHRISTIAN Beck is one of the richest people in Australia. But he says there’s a “crazy” reason why banks won’t give him a loan.

TOPSHOT - England's coach Gareth Southgate (L) talks to England's forward Harry Kane after losing their Russia 2018 World Cup play-off for third place football match between Belgium and England at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS

It might be coming home after all

ENGLAND is firming as a potential host for the next World Cup that’s up for grabs. But the Poms will face stiff opposition.

Records smashed in AFL goldmine

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AFL club membership in 2018 has shattered all previous records, but a Melbourne giant has staggeringly gone backwards, despite booming success on the field.

‘Head opened’ in gruesome UFC horror show

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 31: Mitchell Sipe battles Don'Tale Mayes in their heavyweight fight during Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series at the TUF Gym on July 31, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWTNCS LLC)

UFC boss Dana White’s Contender series delivered one of the bloodiest fights seen in MMA as a heavyweight war turned into a stomach-churning nightmare.

Kohli taunts Root after run out

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates the dismissal of England's cricket captain Joe Root during the first day of the first test cricket match between England and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

JOE Root’s run out by opposing captain Virat Kohli may have set the tone for the series after the Indian skipper gave him a colourful and controversial send-off.

Arsenal laughs last against Chelsea

Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi (L) celebrates with Arsenal's German defender Shkodran Mustafi (2R) and Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson after they won 6-5 on penalties during the International Champions Cup football match between Chelsea and Arsenal the the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on August 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITH

ARSENAL didn’t have much to cheer about last season but maybe brighter times are ahead after a thrilling win over Chelsea.