• Scammed pensioner can't pay ANZ loan

    Pensioner Robert Regan thought a $50,000 bank loan he took out would help a British woman bring her gold to Australia. The 72-year-old used a mortgage broker to take out an ANZ loan last year, using his home as security. Mr Regan admitted he signed a document acknowledging the figures used by the broker were correct before the loan was approved, but said he and the broker could easily see on his bank statements that the numbers were wrong.

  • Trump lawyer claims porn star liable for $20 million

    Los Angeles (AFP) - Donald Trump's lawyer claims porn actress Stormy Daniels is liable for at least $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she says prevents her from discussing an affair with the president, according to a Friday court filing.

  • My Lai massacre photographer laments US 'carnage' fifty years on

    Quang Ngai (Vietnam) (AFP) - Fifty years after taking photos of an American massacre of Vietnamese villagers, a former US army photographer said he is sorry for the "carnage" his countrymen unleashed in one the war's worst atrocities.

  • NZ hammer West Indies in second T20

    A record-breaking stand between Amy Satterthwaite and Katey Martin steers the White Ferns to a Twenty20 thumping of the West Indies in game two.

  • Matt Damon 'plans to move to Australia'

    Matt Damon is reportedly moving his family to Australia. The 47-year-old actor - who has daughters Isabella, 11, Gia, nine, and Stella, seven, as well as a stepdaughter with his wife Luciana Barroso - has apparently decided to buy a property in Byron Bay, New South Wales, next to the home of fellow Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth. Matt is reportedly making the move, in part, because he is fed up of controversial US President Donald Trump.

  • Inquiry to probe huge new UK paedophile scandal

    London (AFP) - A massive new British paedophile scandal that could involve hundreds of victims is to be the subject of an independent investigation "to get to the truth", the interior ministry said Friday.

  • Meghan Markle's Baptism was 'very special'

    Meghan Markle's baptism was "very special". The former 'Suits' actress was welcomed into the Anglican church in an "intimate service" earlier this month, which was performed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the officiant has admitted it was a "great privilege" to carry out the ceremony. He told ITV News: "It was very special.