• Lily-Rose Depp Is Your New Favourite It Girl

    The teen made a rare public appearance overnight, hitting the red carpet alongside her mother, Vanessa Paradis, at the Chanel Metiers d'Art show in New York, wearing a look from the brand's Spring/Summer Couture show. Lily-Rose has thus far largely stayed out of the glare of the celebrity spotlight, but we are wondering if that is all about to change - she's got all the markings of the next Bright Young Thing. Watch out Cara, Gigi and Kendall: You could soon be in for some stiff but oh-so-chic competition.

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  • Bodies of Japan WWII soldiers found in Palau cave

    The bodies of six soldiers, believed to be Japanese troops who fought in World War II, have been found in a reopened cave in the Pacific nation of Palau, a report said Wednesday. Japan is estimated to have lost 10,000 soldiers during the fighting and the remains of 2,600 of them were never recovered, with many thought to be in a network of fortified caves that were used as a mode of defence. Many of the caves, littered with the explosive remnants of war, were deemed dangerous and sealed after the conflict.

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  • Bruce Jenner 'Underwent Breast Implant Surgery Weeks Ago'

    Bruce Jenner has reportedly already undergone major surgeries in his gender transformation. Photo: Bruce Jenner has undergone breast implant surgery in his transition into becoming a woman, according to a new report. "Bruce had silicone breast implants put in a few weeks ago," reveals the source.

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  • Cynthia Lennon dies aged 75

    Cynthia Lennon has died, aged 75. The artist - who was married to The Beatles musician John Lennon from 1962 until 1968 - passed away at her home in Spain, a statement on the website of the couple's son, Julian Lennon, has confirmed. The message read: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain following a short but brave battle with cancer.

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  • ICC president quits over World Cup trophy snub

    Mustafa Kamal resigned as president of the International Cricket Council on Wednesday with an outspoken attack on the world governing body after he was prevented from presenting the World Cup trophy. Kamal accused the ICC of behaving "unlawfully" after he was barred from making the presentation. The Bangladeshi national had said after his country's World Cup quarter-final defeat by India that there was "no quality in the umpiring" and suggested the result had been "pre-arranged".

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  • Anne Frank died earlier than thought, new study says

    Jewish teenager Anne Frank died in a Nazi concentration camp at least a month earlier than her official date of death, a new study said on Tuesday. "New research... has shed fresh light on the last days of Anne Frank and her sister Margot," the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam said on Tuesday, until now her official death date. The deaths of Anne Frank and her younger sister Margot in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany were noted as between 1-31 March by the Red Cross at the time.

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  • Eliminated bachelorette questions motives

    Since The Bachelor NZ began we’ve seen Hayley Blundell eagerly vie for some alone time with Arthur Green, but snatching a private moment when your competing with a household of girls hasn’t been easy. Hayley even rapped a self-penned song, which earned her some brownie points with Arthur and a lot of online discussion about her rapping skills, or lack thereof. Hayley says she’ll never know whether she and Arthur could have made a connection but she also isn’t sure if that initial spark of attraction was there between them.

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  • Paul Henry’s biggest cringe moments

    Announced in October 2014, Paul Henry’s new multimedia show will finally air this April to make you choke on your cornflakes at breakfast. There are two camps in this country when it comes to Paul Henry, those who agree with his appraisal of himself as fantastic and those who don’t. If you weren’t in camp Henry then you were probably slapped with the sneering label ‘politically correct’, a term that’s true meaning has become tainted.

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  • Beckhams anger neighbours with air conditioning plans

    David and Victoria Beckham have angered their neighbours with plans to install air conditioning in their London mansion. The couple bought the stunning property in Holland Park for £31.5 million in September 2013 and have spent the past 18 months preparing plans to transform it into a fine family residence with air conditioning in five rooms including the luxury gym and wine cellar. David and Victoria - who have children Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, Cruz, 10, and three-year-old Harper together - have hired designer Rose Uniacke to oversee the project and plans for "internal alterations at all levels" were approved earlier this year.

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  • Meet Your 2015 Men's Health Man

    The MH team looked at one another in disbelief. Some shook their heads. “He can’t be serious,” seemed to be the collective sentiment rolling around the office. The source of our slack-jawed amazement? Damien Rider had just been told he’d be participating

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  • Grandson of Getty oil founder discovered dead in Los Angeles home

    The grandson of billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, the family said in a statement. Andrew Getty's parents, Ann and Gordon, confirmed the 47-year-old's death and requested privacy for the family during "this extremely difficult time", adding that further details would be released as they became available. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Commander Andrew Smith said it was very early in the investigation and witnesses were being questioned, but no one was in custody.

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  • Pensions up as entitlement changes kick in

    A raft of changes to entitlements ranging from national super to paid parental leave are in force. The minimum wage has increased and first home buyers are getting more help from the government's HomeStart scheme with bigger grants for newly built homes.

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  • American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after the U.S. and European Union began imposing sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. The clip went viral across Russia, turning the American farmer into an Internet meme, even though he opposes sanctions and says his remarks were taken out of context. Here is a look at Russia one year after the Western sanctions kicked in hours before Russia's March annexation of Crimea.

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  • Report of plane passenger video overshadows executive visit to crash site

    BERLIN/LE VERNET, France (Reuters) - A video of the final seconds aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in France last week has been discovered, reports said on Wednesday, just hours before executives visiting the crash site dodged questions about the mental health of the pilot. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers killed on the plane which investigators say German pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew into a mountain in the French Alps, Bild newspaper reported. The scenes seen on the video were chaotic and very wobbly, said Bild, adding screams and shouts of "My God" could be heard, indicating the passengers knew what was happening.

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  • Pacific islands brace for possible super typhoon

    Meteorologists warned on Tuesday that a storm reported to have left several casualties and severe damage in Micronesia was building into a super-typhoon as it swept across the central Pacific towards the Yap group of islands. The island of Chuuk, part of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), received a direct hit late on Sunday from Typhoon Maysak and the Yap group was next in its path. "Chuuk was devastated," lawyer Kembo Mida said in an email to the Ayuda Foundation relief organisation which is based in Guam about 1,000 kilometres away.

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  • Our Three Favourite April Fool's Day Jokes

    Photo: YouTubeIt's been a bumper day for big companies breaking out the funny and attempting to pull the wool over our eyes (and, yes we admit it, kind-of nearly succeeding).Here's our pick of the three funniest April Fool's Days jokes of 2015.Google

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  • Playboy Mansion hid tunnels to celebrity homes

    It should come as no surprise to anyone to find the Playboy Mansion holds more than a few dark secrets. “So, according [to] this blueprint, tunnels were built to the homes of “Mr. J. Nicholson,” “Mr. W. Beatty,” “Mr. K. Douglas” and “Mr. J. Caan,”” the magazine wrote. “We’ll go ahead and assume they’re talking about Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Kirk Douglas and James Caan – all of whom lived near the Playboy Mansion during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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  • US admiral says China 'creating a great wall of sand' in sea

    China is "creating a great wall of sand" through land reclamation in the South China Sea, causing serious concerns about its territorial intentions, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. "But what's really drawing a lot of concern in the here and now is the unprecedented land reclamation currently being conducted by China," he said. "China is building artificial land by pumping sand on to live coral reefs — some of them submerged — and paving over them with concrete.

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  • Parents ditch schoolboy rowers' legal bid

    The parents of two schoolboy rowers who took legal action so they could compete at the Maadi Cup regatta have dropped the case. The pair, Jordan Kennedy, 17, and Jack Bell, 16, rode on a baggage carousel through a restricted security area at Auckland Airport. The legal counsel for the Christchurch Catholic school's board of trustees said the boys' parents would not proceed with a substantive claim.

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  • When oil will hit bottom

    Iran remains the wild card for the price of oil, and it is now past the March 31 deadline to reach a framework agreement on its nuclear program. "There's 20 million barrels in floating storage at the moment off the coast of Iran ... which could hit the market pretty quickly," said Dominic Haywood, crude and product analyst at Energy Aspects. Haywood said it will take some time for Iran to make a full release of its oil.

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