Arts & Culture

Depp leaves Australia to be with wife

Johnny Depp has reportedly walked off the Pirates of the Caribbean set on the Gold Coast and is headed back to the US to be with his wife. The actor is meant to be shooting scenes as the swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow in Queensland. But he unexpectedly left the set on Wednesday night, with plans to return home on the ...

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Film, Fashion and Glamour at Cannes Film Festival 2015

In the beautiful resort town on the French Riviera, film stars, renowned directors and producers alike congregated together for the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival, where all attention is on the clothes as celebrities don their finest gowns ahead of their red carpet debuts. During the 12-day event, which runs from the 13th until the 24th of May, it is ...

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Terriers gone, investigation underway

Pistol and Boo may have “left the building”, but Barnaby Joyce says an investigation into how Johnny Depp smuggled his pampered pooches into the country is underway. The movie star, who is filming in Australia, has sent the dogs back to the US in the lap of luxury on a private jet to avoid being put down. But the agricultural ...

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Depp’s dogs face scrutiny from US Customs

Pistol and Boo better have their paperwork in order and appear healthy when they land back in the US. Johnny Depp’s infamous, illegally-imported Yorkshire terriers may have buggered off from Australia and escaped being euthanised, but they will be scrutinised by officers from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection after touching down in Los Angeles. “We ...

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Harry comes out on top in croc experience

If catching a Northern Territory crocodile safely isn’t a difficult enough task for any wildlife ranger, imagine doing it under the watchful eye of a royal. Prince Harry was recently in Australia for a secondment with the Defence Force, while also greeting adoring fans and politely declining marriage proposals. But a trip to Darwin Harbour also involved him getting up ...

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Toys Through Time: Exhibit

An exhibit for young and old, and everyone in-between, the ‘Toys Through Time’ exhibit at The Museum Of Sydney provides a unique look at the beloved toys of children through time. With over 200 original toys, you are guaranteed to reminisce on the wonderful memories of the toys you played with as a child. While the exhibit is focused on ...

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Discover Vietnam: A short stay leaves a lasting impression

We arrived in Hanoi on Friday evening, one night after the military parade celebrating the 40th anniversary of Saigon’s fall and the victory of communism forces that seized control of Vietnam. Blowing in the hot night wind were bright red banners that decorated the well-lit city streets and highways. I was on a tour bus with a small group of ...

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One Night Stand: Middle Eastern Delights in Hurstville

Yesterday (Saturday night), Hurstville City Council hosted a Lebanese and Middle Eastern night market. People from different ethnic groups and communities from all over Sydney joined in the festivities. The event saw various foods from different Middle Eastern countries on display and to entertain the crowds there was live entertainment, fashion stalls, games and children’s activities. The Knafeh Jerusalem Street ...

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Mother’s Day Interview: Meet Sue Ismiel

Nad’s CEO, Sue Ismiel, chats to Naomi Tsvirko about business, philanthropy and motherhood. Sue Ismiel recalls the exact moment that changed her life, and surprisingly it all started with a slap across the face by a complete stranger on a public bus. It was 1974, and Sue was aged just 15 and not able to speak any English. She and ...

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Lindsay Lohan gets jail warning

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has been warned by a judge she could face jail time if she fails to complete 125 hours of community service over a reckless driving offence within the next three weeks. The US actress, currently living in London, has only completed about nine of the hours so far, and US judge Mark Young said on Thursdaythere ...

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