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MKR recap: Elimination Round One serves up some 'mediocre' entrees before a French twist

Jillian McHugh It's finally here! The first elimination episode of the season. The night so many My Kitchen Rules fans have been waiting for, wishing and hoping upon hope that the Wicked Witches of the West might...


'Tiny' crowd for Perth's final Big Day Out

Big Day Out, Joondalup Arena 2014.

Jillian McHugh After more than two decades in Perth, the Big Day Out bid adieu with Pearl Jam, Grammy-nominated Perth rockers Tame Impala and Arcade Fire among those gracing the final line-up.


WA's My Kitchen Rules villains: 'There's no middle ground with us'

My Kitchen Rules

Jillian McHugh Perth party girls Chloe James and Kelly Ramsay, the My Kitchen Rules duo who made an early beeline for the role of the villains in the new series, say there’s no point pretending to be nice.

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WA strikes $90 million deal with China's 'new Walt Disney'

Kerr Xu

Jillian McHugh Almost $90 million worth of animated films will be produced in Western Australia as part of a deal struck with a Chinese studio.

Basil Zempilas quits Perth radio station 92.9


Jillian McHugh It's a trifecta over at 92.9, with Basil Zempilas becoming the last of the station's three breakfast presenters to resign within the last month.

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Rihanna makes a shocking spectacle of her Diamonds World Tour Australian debut


Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Jillian McHugh It's hard not to be cynical about the kind of show that will be put on by an performer who makes more headlines for public spats, tweeting notes on a Thai sex show and posting an illegal snap with a...

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Ricki-Lee's sexy single not meant to cause Trouble


Jillian McHugh When Ricki-Lee Coulter leaked a few sneak peeks of her new single on social media, she was called "trashy" and a "sell-out".

Infamous businessman Alan Bond still getting over wife's suicide

Alan Bond

Jillian McHugh For the first time since his wife committed suicide, infamous Australian businessman Alan Bond has opened up his London home to speak about the "uselessness" of her depression.

Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson tour a spectacular 'rock show'

Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour

Jillian McHugh A few weeks after what would have been the King of Pop's 55th birthday, the world's greatest troupe of acrobats premiered their tribute show in Australia.


MasterChef recap: Cold comfort from frozen wasteland


Jillian McHugh We're plunged into an evening of skin-crawlingly bad, ice-themed puns as contestants are made to cook inside a freezer.

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MasterChef recap

Pig heads, eyeballs and cake

Big pig <i>MasterChef</i>

Jillian McHugh Cannibalism is the name of the game as MasterChef takes the advice to cook with your head literally.

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Fans fail to Believe like they used to

Justin Bieber.

Jillian McHugh When tickets for Justin Bieber's first Australian tour – in 2011 - went on sale, shows sold out within minutes.

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And the winner of House Rules is ...

House Rules - SA's Carly Schulz and Leighton Brow.

Jillian McHugh The winner of House Rules grand final went to South Australia's Carly Schulz and Leighton Brown, which means they can now live mortgage free.

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Judges help winner find his Voice

Harrison Craig

Jillian McHugh The Voice winner Harrison Craig says the composure artists learn on-stage is what carries them through public embarrassments.

MKR recap

MKR recap: Kez and Craig on a knife's edge

Unhappy Luke ... clearly the mystery ingredient isn't to his taste.

Jillian McHugh So begins the first episode without the constant nit-natter of "babe" every 8.4 seconds, after crowd favourites Ashlee and Sophia exited the competition for making the mind-boggling decision to cook...

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Bickmore than she could chew: The Project host on Rotten rage

Carrie Bickmore & John Lydon

Jillian McHugh The Project host Carrie Bickmore wanted to scream at Johnny Rotten when he told her to "shut up" and not interrupt "when a man is talking".

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We made a deal to leave: MKR couple

Josh and Andi from MKR.

Jillian McHugh Western Australian My Kitchen Rules contestants Josh Maldenis and Andi Thomas might have lost the sudden death round to Ashlee and Sophia, but the pair have revealed they had made a deal to leave the...

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Hoyts horror

Moviegoers discover rat 'infestation' inside cinema

Rat at Hoyts Carousel

Jillian McHugh Moviegoers did not get the "unsurpassed movie experience" they were expecting when they discovered an infestation of rodents inside Hoyts Carousel that has existed for at least six months.

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Intruder invasion

MKR meets Big Brother in TV twist

WA gatecrashers Kieran Reidy and Nastassia Jorre De St Jorre

Jillian McHugh Ratings goliath My Kitchen Rules has added a few extra ingredients to its winning mix.

Figured You Out: The fans behind the world's most-hated band

Chad Kroeger, Nickelback.

Jillian McHugh It's not every day you hear someone say 'Nickelback are OK' or 'I don't mind listening to Nickelback' - or ever, for that matter. They're a band that polarises people.

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