Celebrity

Glenn and Sara McGrath welcome baby girl

Michael Lallo 11:23 AM   Australian cricket great Glenn McGrath and his wife Sara have welcomed their first child together.

Authors unite

J.K. Rowling leads action over refugees

J.K. Rowling has spoken out against inaction over refugees.

Linda Morris 8:45 PM   The frustrations of an awarding winning children's author with Europe's refugee crisis has snowballed into a Twitter fundraising campaign that has raised more than $300,000.

Video of young Jolie in acting class surfaces

A video of a young Angelina Jolie in an acting class has surfaced.

8:06 PM   The footage is allegedly from when the actress was just 25.

Bingle's bungle over

Sam Worthington settles $5 million lawsuit with paparazzo

New parents: Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington.

Ebony Bowden   Actor Sam Worthington has agreed to an undisclosed out-of-court settlement with a photographer whom he punched in the face in New York in 2014.

'Don't try this at home': Kellan Lutz posts death-defying workout photos

Kellan Lutz

Kellan Lutz is living life on the edge in Australia.

Bryan Cranston says fame is like pregnancy

 His role on Breaking Bad helped make Bryan Cranston world famous.

Mary Ward   The Breaking Bad actor has drawn an interesting analogy.

Mel Gibson planning to sue over claims he allegedly pushed News Corp photographer

Australian actor Mel Gibson announcing the production of a new movie shot in Australia.
30th July 2015.
Photo: Steven Siewert

Andrew Hornery   Nearly two weeks following accusations she shoved and abused a Sydney photographer outside Paddington's Verona cinema, Mel Gibson's Sydney lawyer says police have been unable to find any evidence to substantiate criminal charges.

I'm a 'card-carrying, radical feminist': Thompson

Emma Thompson has often mentioned her feminism while in the public eye.

Mary Ward   She's one celebrity who isn't afraid of the "f" word.

Model who kissed Bieber receives death threats

Xenia Deli has faced the wrath of the Beliebers.

Mary Ward   Moldovan-born Xenia Deli says she isn't fazed.

President vs Wild

Barack Obama poses for a selfie with British wilderness adventurer Bear Grylls.

Mary Ward   Barack Obama is teaming up with Bear Grylls.

Off-screen saga

Fox News anchor sues over look-alike toy hamster

Harris Faulkner (human) and Harris Faulkner (Hasbro toy).

Harris Faulkner has sued Hasbro Inc for more than $5 million for damage to her reputation.

Angelina Jolie quits Princess Diana's favourite mine-clearing charity after row over payments

Resigns from Halo: Angelina Jolie.

Aldo Cetrullo   Britain's charity watchdog is reviewing a complaint about trustees' pay at a global mine-clearing charity made famous by Princess Diana following reports on Wednesday that Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie quit its board over the payments.

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger announce split after two years of marriage

Split: Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne.

Avril Lavigne is splitting from her second husband, Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, after two years of marriage.

Morrissey condemns Australia for killing feral cats

Celebrated English miserablist Morrissey, former lead singer of the iconic Smiths, is to play four nights at the Sydney Opera as headliner for Vivid 2015.

Rachel Wells   Like Bridgette Bardot before him, Morrissey has attacked Australia over feral cats.

No bad blood after Taylor Swift kicks Ian McKellan out of apartment

Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Jake Cleland   Not everyone is so eager to jump on Taylor Swift's tour, especially not after she kicks them out of their apartment.

US news

WWE wrestler charged with murder

WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, now 72.

Retired wrestling legend Jimmy Snuka has been arrested and charged with murder over the death of a girlfriend 32 years ago.

Kylie in older boyfriend's racy video

The music video shows Tyga and Kylie Jenner sharing an intimate moment.

Mary Ward   The teenager is in a relationship with 25-year-old rapper, Tyga.

Kim backtracks on morning sickness pills

Kim Kardashian's morning sickness pill advocacy has drawn fire from the FDA.

Mary Ward   All of Kim's previous posts about the product have been deleted.

Jesinta Campbell drops wedding hint

Jesinta Campbell has hinted she will marry Buddy Franklin by February.

Mary Ward   Jesinta Campbell has hinted that she could be tying the knot with Buddy Franklin in the AFL off-season.

The sad reason Kim Kardashian stopped smiling in selfies

Serious face: One of many selfies of Kim Kardashian..

Jake Cleland   Kanye West has said he doesn't smile in photos because it doesn't look cool, but his wife has a more serious reason.