Jamaican wins Miss World title
Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh has been crowned Miss World 2019 in a glittering ceremony in London.
The royal family is on the hunt for a new social media boss to promote the Queen and other members, offering the successful applicant up to $A96,900 a year.
The New York Times says Harvey Weinstein and his film studio have done a tentative $US25 million deal with dozens of women who accuse him of sexual misconduct.
Just days after receiving Golden Globe nominations, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, Russell Crowe and Toni Collette have picked up SAG nods.
A jacket worn by Olivia Newton-John in her iconic movie Grease has been sold at auction, and promptly returned to her.
Austria’s Peter Handke has been awarded his Nobel Literature Prize, but protesters are angry due to his support of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosovic.
Marie Frederiksson, one half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette who achieved success in 1980s and 90s, has died aged 61 after a 17-year battle with cancer.
After suffering snubs for more than a decade, Russell Crowe has scored a Golden Globe nomination, along with a strong Australian women’s contingent.
Sally Field, Linda Ronstadt, Sesame Street, Earth, Wind & Fire and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas have received the United States’ top award for the arts.
Australian A-Listers should pick up Golden Globe nominations with Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, Toni Collette and even Russell Crowe in the hunt.
Bond writer Ian Fleming’s books, given to his friend Noel Coward, are going under the hammer.
Puppeteer who performed Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Oscar, dies at 85
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar, two of Sesame Street’s most loveable characters, for almost fifty years has died aged 85.
Up-and-coming US rapper Juice Wrld, who had a hit with the song Lucid Dreams, has died after he reportedly suffered a seizure at a Chicago airport; he was 21.
UPDATE, 2.50PM: Thirty-two vehicles are now responding to the fire which is still burning out of control.
POLICE have confirmed there are so suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Cohuna woman.
Shepparton Police are appealing for information in regard to a serious assault which took place early Sunday morning on the corner of Wyndham and Fryers Sts.