• Spice Girls Boycott Geri Halliwell's Wedding

    Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner are set to tie the knot in the next few weeks in West London. Geri Halliwell may be marrying the man of her dreams in the next few weeks, but it looks like all her former Spice Girls bandmates won't be there to join the celebrations. Sources have confirmed that Mel C. will be busy working on Asia's Got Talent, while Victoria Beckham will be overseas with work commitments.

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  • Duchess Catherine to be induced?

    Britain's Duchess Catherine could have her labour induced this week. The 33-year-old royal - who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage to Prince William - is believed to have been due to give birth to her second child on April 23 and, with doctors at St. Mary's Hospital's Lindo Wing reportedly reluctant to allow a woman to go over a week past her due date, she could receive medical attention to speed up the process. It is believed Catherine and William welcomed their son Prince George, now 21 months, into the world three days late.

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  • Mysterious clouds form 'god-like' figure over volcano

    Ash from Chile's Calbuco volcano has heaped more misery on air passengers across South America, as towns and cities struggled to clean up from last week's two powerful eruptions. A sleeping giant for more than 50 years, Calbuco sprang to life in spectacular bursts of ash and lava Wednesday and Thursday, forcing 6,500 people living nearby to evacuate and blanketed southern Chile in suffocating volcanic debris.

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  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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  • Lena Dunham: Rape left me 'powerless'

    Lena Dunham felt "powerless" after she had been raped. The Girls star has admitted she felt as though her "value" had been determined by another person, following the serious sexual assault. The 28-year-old star is now using her terrible experience to help other victims of sexual assault and to help give a voice to those who have survived.

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  • Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses

    Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. In a statement Sunday, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools to help students continue their education. The closures include Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and Oregon, as well as Everest and WyoTech schools in California, Arizona and New York.

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  • Halt Indonesia drug executions until graft claims probed: Australia

    Australia urged Indonesia Monday to delay the execution of two men for drug offences until a corruption probe into their case is complete, after a report that judges sought tens of thousands of dollars in bribes. "Bali Nine" drug traffickers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan could face the firing squad within days, along with others from Brazil, Nigeria, the Philippines and an Indonesian prisoner. "I should point out that Mr Chan and Mr Sukumaran's lawyers are pursuing action before the Constitutional Court in Indonesia," Bishop told ABC radio.

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  • Kris Jenner blackmailed over nude tape

    Kris Jenner is being blackmailed over a nude video. In scenes filmed for 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', Kris was told by her personal assistant: "So I just got word from our PI and I don't want you to freak out but whoever it is might have a video of you from your closet camera, they said were you naked. The shocked Kardashian matriarch's assistant then informed her the hacker wanted a financial incentive to stop them from releasing the embarrassing video to the world.

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  • Key hopes for little ponytail-gate fallout

    There was no power imbalance in the ponytail incident, Prime Minister John Key says. Mr Key has been under fire after it was revealed he had pulled Auckland waitress Amanda Bailey's ponytail on several occasions at the cafe where she worked, despite being asked several times to stop. Green Party co-Leader Metiria Turei says he should have know better and stopped when asked to.

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  • Beckhams 'proud' of Romeo's marathon run

    Victoria and David Beckham are "so proud" of their son for running the London Marathon. The 41-year-old fashion designer and the 39-year-old soccer star came out to support Romeo, 12, as he took part in the children's race, earning £6000 for charity. The couple's other sons, Brooklyn, 16 and 10-year-old Cruz, were also there to support their brother, with the whole family dressing in custom-made 'Team Romeo' t-shirts.

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  • New Zealand connections to Nepal quake

    NEPAL'S 7.8 EARTHQUAKE - WHAT WE KNOW SO FARLIVES LOST: More than 1800 dead in Nepal and surrounding countries.NEW ZEALANDERS IN NEPAL: NZ officials confirm 100 Kiwis are safe but say communication disruptions are hampering efforts to reach others.HUMANITARIAN

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  • Kris Humphries says sorry for Bruce Jenner tweet

    Kris Humphries has apologised for a tweet he sent regarding Bruce Jenner's gender transition. Bruce, 65, announced his decision to become a woman during a tell-all interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer and while the show was being broadcast, Kris took to Twitter to send a vague message. Subsequently, the basketball player, who was married to Kim Kardashian West from 2011 until 2013, was subjected to a torrent of abuse from online users, many of whom accused him of being insensitive and ignorant.

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  • Scientists convinced of quake, drill link

    Scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds of earthquakes across the US, with the evidence coming in from one study after another. Until now, the oil and gas industry has generally argued that any such link requires further study. A series of government and academic studies over the past few years - including at least two reports released last week alone - has added to the body of evidence implicating the US drilling boom over the past decade or so.

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  • Beijing 'poised to take de facto control' of S. China Sea'

    Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim parts of the strategic body of water, but Beijing claims nearly all of it, and its increasingly strident territorial assertions have caused concern in the region and beyond. "(China) is poised to consolidate de facto control of the South China Sea," Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said in Kuala Lumpur a day ahead of an annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit.

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  • Cars to make way for bikes in Wellington

    Cars and streets in Wellington could be forced to give way to the city's increasing cyclists under a plan to make the capital more bike friendly. Wellington City Council is considering a proposal to improve the city's cycling network at its next meeting this week. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says there has been a 20 per cent increase in the number of people cycling in the past year.

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  • Destination divorces are now a thing

    Photo: .Taking a three-day resort getaway with your husband, complete with spa treatments, champagne, and picturesque walks through the grounds sounds like the perfect way to turn up the romance—or, you know, the perfect way to get divorced. Here's how it goes down: You check in on a Friday to your own separate rooms, and throughout the weekend, a team of skilled mediators, therapists, and other professionals deemed necessary for your divorce guide you through every part of your separation, from who's keeping the house to what needs to be signed and where. If that seems a little too celebratory for such a grim event, that's the point, says CEO Jim Halfens.

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  • Schumacher's son wins on his debut F4 weekend

    Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son Mick sprayed the winner's champagne after capping an impressive debut weekend in German Formula Four with the first victory of his motor racing career on Sunday. Competing for the Dutch-based Van Amersfoort Racing team, the German lined up second on the grid for the last of three races at Oschersleben and made a quick getaway to lead from the start. Schumacher, who leads the rookie standings and is fifth overall in the championship, ended the 30-minute race behind the safety car with Australian team mate Joey Mawson second and fellow rookie Thomas Preining third.

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  • Survivors' tales from Everest avalanche horror

    Eighteen people are so far known to have died in the tragedy which comes barely a year after the death of 16 sherpa guides in an avalanche that had been the worst disaster in Everest's history. Speaking at base camp, the 38-year-old marine biologist recounted the moment that he was knocked off his feet by what he called "a 50-storey building of white".

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  • Pacquiao a national symbol of hope in Philippines

    Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao is idolised by tens of millions in the poverty-afflicted Philippines both for his punching power and as a national icon of hope after rising from the streets to the pinnacle of world boxing. Known to his countrymen in the Asian archipelago as "The National Fist", Pacman fights undefeated American Floyd Mayweather on May 2 to decide who is the world's best "pound-for-pound" boxer. To most of the Philippines' population of almost 100 million, Pacquiao, winner of an unparallelled eight world championships in different weight divisions, is a well-loved national symbol, living proof that success is possible with hard work even if you are dirt-poor.

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  • Body Honesty: The new social media trend

    Healthy selfies are now a thing. Photo: Getty Images.For years, social media streams have been jam-packed with pictures of the "perfect" woman. Her thighs didn't touch, she never broke out, and her boobs were large and in charge.But now, interspersed

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