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Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

Salim Mehajer poses in slippers in New Idea, as wife Aysha talks about money

Megan Levy Salim Mehajer, Auburn's controversial deputy mayor, and his new wife Aysha have thrown open the doors of their lavish multimillion-dollar Sydney home for a glossy women's magazine.

Mel Gibson accused of pushing, verbally abusing photographer in Sydney

Mel Gibson is accused of pushing a photographer outside a Paddington cinema.

Megan Levy Oscar-winning actor Mel Gibson has been accused of pushing and verbally abusing a photographer as she tried to take his picture outside a move theatre in Paddington in inner Sydney.

Cecil the lion: Mia Farrow tweets address of US dentist Walter Palmer

Mia Farrow deleted a tweet that identified the business address of Walter Palmer.

Megan Levy US actress Mia Farrow was so enraged over the death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe that she joined the online chorus of social media users venting their anger online at the man who killed the animal.

New #dressgate: Which colour nail polish matches the shoe?

Which nail polish matches the shoe?

Megan Levy A teenage girl's seemingly simple fashion conundrum has sparked another colour mind-bender that has sent social media into a spin.

Interpol warning over killer diet pills after woman's insides 'exploded like TNT'

Megan Levy Interpol has issued a global alert about the dangers of taking dieting pills following the death of a young woman who "burnt up from the inside" after taking tablets she purchased online.

Jeffrey Epstein: from high school teacher to billionaire 'money man of mystery'

Mystery man: Wall Street financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Megan Levy He's been described as an "international money man of mystery".

X-Factor judge Redfoo glassed at Golden Sheaf Hotel in Double Bay

Glassed: <i>X-Factor</i> judge Redfoo.

Megan Levy The X-Factor judge Redfoo has been glassed at a pub in Sydney's eastern suburbs in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to witnesses.

Breaching protocol

AFP officers 'breached protocol' by handcuffing Lily Allen for photo

<i>Sheezus</i>! British pop star Lily Allen has blamed her record label and radio stations for not pushing the best tracks off her new album.

Megan Levy Australian Federal Police officers who handcuffed British singer Lily Allen at her request for a photo opportunity are now the subject of an internal review for "breaching protocol".

James Packer, David Gyngell's Bondi fight makes international headlines

david gyngell

Megan Levy They're already nursing injuries thought to include a black eye and missing tooth from their very public dust-up on a Bondi street. 

Avatar actor Sam Worthington arrested for assaulting photographer


Rachel Clun and Megan Levy Australian actor Sam Worthington asked police if they were familiar with ''that movie Avatar?'' before they bundled him into a police car in New York.

The autistic man with a talent for building furniture

Brad Fremmerlid

Megan Levy The frustrating task of assembling flat-pack furniture can be enough to make a grown man weep.


Golden Globes red carpet drenched by fire sprinkler


Megan Levy Last-minute preparations for the Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles have been thrown into disarray after a fire sprinkler was accidentally activated, drenching the red carpet just hours before the...

William and Kate choose intimacy over royalty for christening

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge appear with their baby son outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, in central London July 23, 2013.  Kate gave birth to the couple's first child, who is third in line to the British throne, on Monday afternoon, ending weeks of feverish anticipation about the arrival of the royal baby.  REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth     (BRITAIN - Tags: ROYALS ENTERTAINMENT HEALTH)

Megan Levy Senior members of the royals have not been invited to Prince George's christening.

Rare disorder leaves sufferers speaking with a foreign accent

Leanne Rowe

Megan Levy Imagine being involved in a nasty car crash, and waking up in hospital to find yourself talking with a foreign-sounding accent.

'Missing her third child': Paltrow reveals she almost died after miscarriage


Megan Levy Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage while pregnant with her third child and "nearly died" from the experience.

All or nothing

Meet the 'not really smoker'

Chrissie Swan

Megan Levy How do you tell when your smoking or drinking has become an addiction?

Swan tried to pay $10,000 for smoking photos, Dicko says

Chrissie Swan

Megan Levy A women's magazine has reportedly paid $55,000 for paparazzi photographs of media personality Chrissie Swan smoking while pregnant with her third child.

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Sales day madness replaced with just one click

Boxing day sales Sydney CBD on the 26th of december 2012Photo: Jacky Ghossein

Bridie Smith, Megan Levy THE age of the Boxing Day sales starting with a bang are over. These digital days, the trample or be trampled approach to discount shopping has been diluted by cyber space.

Boxing Day

Bargain hunters queue up early as stores look to cash in

Boxing day sales Sydney CBD on the 26th of december 2012.Ming Xiao Wu and Luna Liu.Photo: Jacky Ghossein

Megan Levy It was still Christmas Day when some shoppers began lining up outside Myer, hoping to bag a bargain in the Boxing Day sales frenzy.

'You f**ked up now!': witness tells of Aussie star's 'messy' arrest at the Vortex

Sam Worthington claims 'I'm a DEA Agent!' (Thumbnail)

Megan Levy Australian actor Sam Worthington reportedly has been arrested following a drunken scuffle outside a bar in the US city of Atlanta.