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An ‘Empty-Nester’s’ Guide to Kitchen De-Cluttering

Is it time for some kitchen de-cluttering and a rationalising of kitchen items? Then we have the guide for you… on…..


Swiss Style – even in politics!


Meet Federal Chancellor of Switzerland, Mr Walter Thurnherr, the man responsible for the smooth running of arguably the world’s only system of direct democracy.


US couples donned bullet crowns and cradled guns in church…..

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Dozens of US couples donned crowns and cradled guns at a controversial ceremony in a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday, forcing a nearby school to close and angering protesters.


Warning: Rockmelon listeria outbreak……

Australians have been urged to throw out any melons purchased before Wednesday after 10 elderly people across the nation, including six from NSW, were diagnosed with the infection.


Cat plague is back after nearly 40 years in hiding – here’s what you need to know

A deadly feline disease is now spreading between cats after hiding in nature for nearly 40 years. Multiple cases of feline parvovirus, also known as cat plague, or panleukopenia, have been reported in stray kittens in the greater Melbourne area.


Dog paralysis condition linked to eating chicken necks

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Chicken necks are a common treat for dogs, but pet owners are being warned they have been linked with a potentially fatal form of dog paralysis, writes Dr Nerissa Hannink, University of Melbourne


Kate Middleton sparks change: there’s no shame in not buying new

Kate Middleton

Later this month I’m attending a wedding. I’m going to wear a dress I’ve worn before. In fact, it’s a dress I’ve worn many times before. People are appalled. Rachel Smith talks about the change Kate Middleton has brought with her love of recycling outfits.


Buyer beware! What to look for when buying a house with a pool

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When it comes to buying a house with a pool there are many easy ways to cover up the true state of a pool’s condition. Like most things, swimming pools have a use-by date, and there comes a time when they either need some serious work or they reach the end of their life span


Should raw sushi-eaters be worried about tapeworms?


Australians love their sushi and consume more than 115 million servings of seaweed-wrapped rolls and sashimi (slices of raw fish) per year. But a story doing the rounds is enough to scare anyone off their raw salmon lunch.


The top 10 most underreported humanitarian crises of 2017

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CARE International has released the top 10 countries suffering a humanitarian crisis that rarely feature in the spotlight.