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GEORGE PELL JAILED: Judge hands down prison term for Cardinal’s abuse

LIVE: A judge has slammed Cardinal George Pell as “breathtakingly arrogant” as he sentenced the senior Catholic to jail for sexually abusing two choirboys.

‘What a joke’: Outrage at Pell sentencing

Media and protesters watch the live stream of the sentencing of Cardinal George Pell from outside County Court in Melbourne, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (AAP Image/Daniel Pockett) NO ARCHIVING

The world has reacted with fury to George Pell’s jail sentence, with many saying it was too light and questioning the message it sends.

George Pell’s sentence explained

A screenshot obtained Wednesday, March 13, 2019 of Chief judge Peter Kidd reading his sentence of Cardinal George Pell at the County Court in Melbourne, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. (AAP Image/Supplied by ABC News 24) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO ARCHIVING BEYOND 48 HOURS

A judge has revealed three key factors that decided Cardinal George Pell’s fate in a hour-long sentencing that had Australia captivated.

Voice audience held against their will

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Grant Denyer has claimed that audience members called police during a “disastrous” day of filming on the new season of The Voice.

Doomed pilots’ final message revealed

COMPOSITE OF TWO ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PILOTS WHO DIED IN CRASH (AFP DOESN'T NAME THEM IN CAPTION) woman offers a flower on a stage during a memorial ceremony for Ethiopian Airline's seven crew members who died in the accident at the Ethiopian Pilot Association Club in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 11, 2019. - Airlines in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia have grounded their Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets on Monday as investigators recovered the black boxes from a brand-new passenger jet that crashed outside Addis Ababa a day earlier, killing all 157 people on board. (Photo by - / AFP)

These are the faces of the two men in the cockpit when the Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed to the ground, killing everyone on board.

Oprah’s crucial point about Jackson film

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Michael Jackson’s accusers hit back at their critics and explain how the superstar was able to ‘seduce’ them in a bombshell interview with Oprah.


‘Only one option left’: Brexit meltdown

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The unthinkable has happened in Britain. The Brexit strategy has fallen through at the last minute and critics say there’s only one option left.

Why royal staff keep quitting

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Losing four employees in two months doesn’t look great for Meghan Markle — but there’s more to this mass exodus than meets the eye.

Billionaire’s daughter cut from will twice

Lisa Bonder and her daughter Kira Kerkorian Bing. Picture: Facebook

Kira Kerkorian Bing’s two “fathers” have staggering fortunes — but in the end, the 20-year-old was disinherited by both of them.

Sneaky tricks used in college scam

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From under-the-table bribes to fake photoshoots, these are the tricks used by wealthy parents to “cheat” their kids’ way into top universities.

Mums made porno film for their kids

We wanted to talk about sex and porn in an open way and engage with everyone. Picture: Channel 4

Mums and pornography don’t usually mix, but a group of four UK mums rallied to make a porno film their friends, family and kids could watch.

Hungry pregnant woman’s epic revenge

When Nat found her lunch missing from the communal fridge yet again, she felt she had no choice but to concoct a spectacular (and career-ending) plan.

Swim teacher ‘touched’ girls in lesson

The 20-year-old swim teacher was arrested at his North Sydney home yesterday. Source: NSW Police Force

A swimming teacher has been arrested after allegedly “sexually touched” two young girls during lessons at a Sydney pool.

Horror as ‘stolen car’ kills two women

The crash left two women dead. Picture: 9News

Two women have died in a horrendous car crash in Sydney’s south after a car, allegedly stolen, smashed into the front of them.

Yowie’s $20 million takeover bid

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Listed investment firm Keybridge Capital has unwrapped a $20 million takeover bid for loss-making confectionary company Yowie.

Push for $43-a-week wage boost

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Unions have called for Australia’s lowest-paid workers to get a $43-a-week pay increase after Labor hinted at tweaking industrial relations laws to drive wages up.

Kindy escapees run onto 70km/h road

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Terrifying dashcam footage has captured the moment two children run out onto a 70km/h road after escaping day care in Melbourne.

Is this the worst AFL guernsey ever?

Bulldogs Easton Wood in his Thor jumper

Carlton had light blue, Hawthorn tried gold but this Thor-inspired mess from the Western Bulldogs might just be the worst AFL guernsey ever.

Conor accuser: ‘What pisses me off most’

Conor McGregor leaves jail in Miami-Dade County following an arrest

The man who allegedly had his phone stolen and stomped on by UFC star Conor McGregor has given his version of events in an explosive video.

‘Are you for real?’: Ronaldo’s freakshow

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League round of 16, 2nd leg, soccer match between Juventus and Atletico Madrid at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Juventus paid a whopping $180m to secure Cristiano Ronaldo’s services — and in one spectacular masterclass, that investment paid off.

Warning over China’s new foothold

TOPSHOT - A Chinese man shouts slogans during a protest outside BBVA bank in Madrid on February 15, 2019 after dozens of accounts were frozen by Spain's second-largest bank. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Italy is the largest economy so far to sign up for China’s “Belt and Road” trade initiative. But is Beijing driving a wedge into the EU?

Woolly mammoth cells reactivated

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Scientists have taken a major step in the global project to one day bring a woolly mammoth back from an ancient, frozen grave.

Renault hot ‘on the heels of Red Bull’

Renault F1 team driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia smiles during a press conference in Melbourne on March 12, 2019, ahead of the Formula One Australian Grand Prix. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --

If Max Verstappen thought he’d seen the back of Daniel Ricciardo, he’ll have to think again if this former F1 champion is right.

Duterte’s sexist outburst at women’s event

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Davao City, in the southern island of Mindanao on February 9, 2018. Duterte on February 9, declared himself beyond the jurisdiction of an International Criminal Court probe into thousands of deaths in his "drugs war", claiming local laws do not specifically ban extrajudicial killings. / AFP PHOTO / -

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has had a jawdropping outburst at an event to celebrate the achievements of female police and army officers, labelling them “crazy” and “b*****s”.

PIERS Morgan today praised Greek-Cypriot model Sophia Hadjipantel VERY bushy monobrow on Good Morning Britain. Picture: Instagram

Model slammed over ‘gross’ monobrow

A Greek-Cypriot model who has one very distinct feature has been abused and received death threats over her unique look.

Bride’s unusual walk down the aisle

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A 22-year-old bride substituted her veil for something a lot more unique and meaningful, with wedding guests praising the woman’s unconventional idea.

Woman was ‘too masculine’ to be raped

Hundreds of furious people took to the streets of Ancona to protest the ruling. Picture: Twitter

An Italian judge has told a victim of sexual assault that she was “too masculine” to have been raped, prompting street protests.

Shoppers losing it over massive 48-hour sale

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The huge online sale has returned for 48 hours and times ticking to save on major brands like The Iconic, Sephora and Adidas.

‘I tried the push-up bra for your bum’

The push-up bra jeans for your bum.

These $189 jeans are supposed to do wonders for your backside but one woman who trialled them discovered — not all is as it seems.

Wreckage lies at the scene where the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday killing all 157 on board, near Bishoftu, or Debre Zeit, south of Addis Ababa, in Ethiopia Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Ethiopian Airlines had issued no new updates on the crash as of late afternoon Tuesday as families around the world waited for answers, while a global team of investigators began picking through the rural crash site. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Trump: ‘Planes too complex to fly’

US President Donald Trump has weighed in on Boeing’s controversial 737 MAX 8 jets and explained why he thinks they’re not safe.

Major gap that could destroy Boeing

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There are ominous signs for Boeing as a live map shows a major hole opening up where its 737 MAX 8 flights used to be following Sunday’s horror crash.

Boy killed in freak boat propeller accident

Billy Crabb was killed in a freak boating accident yesterday.

A teenage boy has been killed in a tragic accident while being towed behind a boat on a rubber tube and thrust into the boat’s propeller.

Mystery around British backpacker

Missing British backpacker Catherine Shaw's body was found at a Guatemalan tourist hotspot.

The discovery of a shivering puppy has lead searchers to the body of a missing backpacker, who strangely went missing from her hotel.

Instagram photos spark outrage

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This pretty Parisian street is an Instagrammer’s paradise, but people now say these tourists like this woman are going way too far.

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Kim’s ‘unbelievable’ gift to a stranger

Kim Kardashian’s passion for justice reform has reached a new level, the reality star spending an ‘unbelievable’ amount of money on a former inmate.

Jackson family torn by civil war

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The Jacksons are reportedly furious with Janet for not coming out to support her brother. But this is why she is unlikely to say anything.

Inside Jackson’s mysterious second marriage

07/01/1997 WIRE: 14/11/1996. Singer Michael Jackson with his wife Debbie Rowe posing after their wedding ceremony.

A Sydney wedding, children given as “gifts” and a wife gone AWOL: Michael Jackson’s second marriage was even stranger than his first.

Karl comment that cracked Cass up

Helliar had Thorburn in stiches on The Project

Cassandra Thorburn was left lost for words and in stitches after The Project took a cheeky swipe at her ex-husband Karl Stefanovic.

What you need to know about GoT

Images from Game Of Thrones episode 7, Season 7. Picture: FOXTEL.

We’re almost ready to head back to Westeros, but before we do — here’s the current state of play in the fight for the Iron Throne.

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VW’s plan to dominate all cars

German giant Volkswagen is putting all other car makers on notice with plans to build the latest hi-tech vehicles on an unimaginable scale.

First glimpse at huge Harry Potter game

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The company that turned the world into a giant Pokemon hunting ground has finally revealed details about its long-awaited follow-up game.

Google knows your ‘secret interests’

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Google has been accused of spying on millions of Aussies by building profiles containing “intimate lifestyle details” including our “secret interests”.

Driver’s crazy excuse for speeding

The woman was caught driving 57km/h over the speed limit. Picture: Moreland Police Service Area

A woman has told police she honestly believed she was travelling under the speed limit after being clocked going 137km/h hour.

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

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Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.

$1.7m ‘squatter’ slams dead man’s family

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A property developer who claimed squatter’s rights on a $1.7m home has poured coffee over a reporter and hit out at the deceased owner’s family.

$1.7 trillion exodus hits UK business

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As a final vote on Brexit looms, a new report has found more than 275 financial firms have moved or are moving out of the UK.

‘Entitled’ millennials face 90-day test


Millennials are an “entitled, over-informed” generation who struggle to overcome the crucial 90-day hurdle at work.

Donald Trump’s $1b ‘gift’ to Ivanka

Advisor to US President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, is seen during a working session on “opportunity zones” following the recently signed tax bill in the Oval Office of the White House on February 14, 20218 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO

Donald Trump has just handed his eldest daughter a very expensive gift, as he released the largest budget request in US history.

Last economic domino poised to fall

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For months, there has been one shining light in the gloom and doom of the Australian economy — but that light could soon be extinguished.


Oz Lotto jackpots to $50 million

A Deception Bay man has won $2.1 million on an Oz Lotto ticket. Photo supplied for Redcliffe Herald

For the third time in a fortnight, Aussies have the chance to win a staggering amount after nobody matched all seven winning numbers.

Philadelphia Eagles v Cleveland Browns

Sorry big guy, 157kg isn’t heavy enough

Aussie Philadelphia Eagles prospect Jordan Mailata has been told to get even bigger as he looks to take his NFL journey to the field.

NFL superstar in bombshell trade

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The NFL has been rocked by a bombshell trade that’s seen superstar Odell Beckham Junior shipped off immediately to a rising AFC perennial battler.

Shock footy snub: ‘I can’t believe that’

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After making a move to reinvigorate his career, Josh Reynolds has been left floundering while Benji Marshall takes full advantage.

Becks’ statue shocker: ‘Look at my chin!’

James Corden and David Beckham share a laugh.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s abominable bust has nothing on this statue of David Beckham — which was unveiled to his utter disbelief.

NRL great fears ‘embarrassed’ Inglis flop

(L-R) John Sutton, Greg Inglis and Cody Walker of the Rabbitohs look on after conceding a try during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Saturday, September 22, 2018. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Rugby League legend Laurie Daley has implored Rabbitohs star Greg Inglis to abort his positional switch — or risk a public humiliation.

A-League star recalls mid-match bullet wound

Andrew Durante has become an A-League stalwart.

Wellington Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante has opened up on the time he was shot in the chest while playing a match in Sydney 20 years ago.

Teammate reveals Schumacher truth

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 25, 2012 German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher gives the thumb up at the end of the Brazil's F-1 GP at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil. - Absolute reference of the Formula 1, Michael Schumacher, will turn 50 years old on January 3, 2019. The seven-time world champion was victim five years ago, on December 29, 2013 of a ski accident, leaving him in a precarious state of health. The family never wanted to communicate on the matter but according to renowned neurologists, the German pilot, technically out of the coma, might be in a vegetative state. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)

Former F1 champion Nico Rosberg was teammates with Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton and has a unique perspective of the two.

Football icon’s crazy body transformation

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Mocked for his weight ballooning after retirement, football icon Mido has remarkably turned his spare tyres into a ripped six-pack.

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