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World Expo '88 legacy lives on through literary award

World Expo '88 legacy lives on through literary award

A book exploring Expo 88's significance as well as the underlying social and political issues won the state's top literary award.

  • by Toby Crockford

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David Schwimmer cheekily responds to viral news over look-alike thief

David Schwimmer cheekily responds to viral news over look-alike thief

"I swear it wasn't me," the former Friends star told Blackpool police.

  • by Keiran Southern
Canadian rapper dies during video shoot stunt gone wrong
Live music

Canadian rapper dies during video shoot stunt gone wrong

Jon James McMurray was walking and rapping along the wing of a plane when he fell.

  • by Robert Moran
Hannah Gadsby dating Emmy winner
Sex & relationships

Hannah Gadsby dating Emmy winner

The Aussie comedian is reportedly dating a Hollywood heavyweight, and even flown the star to Australia to meet her family.

  • by Robert Moran
Kim Kardashian West tells Alec Baldwin she feels 'grateful' for robbery
Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian West tells Alec Baldwin she feels 'grateful' for robbery

"I felt like I was living in a bubble, and that opened me up to so much," she told the actor-turned-talk show host.

  • by Erin Jensen
Paula Abdul falls head first off stage at US gig
Live music

Paula Abdul falls head first off stage at US gig

Straight Up is one of her most enduring hits, but straight down was where Paula Abdul went at a gig in the US.

  • by Robert Moran
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Cate Blanchett defends straight actors in gay roles
Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett defends straight actors in gay roles

The actress said she "will fight to the death for the right to suspend disbelief".

In the Cannes: TV's A-list turn out as buyers descend on Mipcom

In the Cannes: TV's A-list turn out as buyers descend on Mipcom

As streaming platforms try to reshape the TV business, the world's biggest traditional content market is still doing a brisk business.

  • by Michael Idato
Farewell Grandson, we hardly knew ye
Ariana Grande

Farewell Grandson, we hardly knew ye

Well, actually, we perhaps knew way too much.

  • by Robert Moran
A Brisbane man, his Kombi van, and a 2000 sci-fi book sale plan

A Brisbane man, his Kombi van, and a 2000 sci-fi book sale plan

Brisbane man Luke Earthling spent his mid-20s travelling in his orange Kombi van, on the hunt for sci-fi and horror books. Two decades later, he's finally letting them go.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Hugh Jackman, Toni Collette see Oscar chances firm with new acting honours
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Hugh Jackman, Toni Collette see Oscar chances firm with new acting honours

Aussie stars are on their way to bogarting the acting categories at the upcoming Oscars.

  • by Robert Moran