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Skydiving granny, 102, sets world record

An Adelaide woman has become the world's oldest skydiver, taking the plunge at the age of 102. Irene O'Shea jumped into the record books on Sunday two years after she also skydived to mark her 100th birthday. SA Skydiving has congratulated the great-grandmother on her achievement after she jumped in tandem with...

Jodie Whittaker's Doctor will be back

Actress Jodie Whittaker's Doctor will be back (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) Doctor Who will return for another series but Jodie Whittaker's Tardis won't land again until 2020. Series 11 came to an end on UK screens on Sunday evening, with the Doctor answering distress calls from a battle-scarred planet. But there will...

Is your dog name on this list?

What a year it’s been! We can hardly believe it’s over - but with each passing day, we’re getting closer to 2019 which means it’s time to reflect on what a pawsome year it’s been. Over this last year many families welcomed new four-legged friends into their mist and with that, we...

2018 Baby Names Report is in!

2018 has been a huge year filled with lots of joy including the birth of over 300,000 babies in Australia. According to mccrindle.com.au, ‘Charlotte took out the top baby girl name in every state and territory except Western Australia, where Charlotte was ranked number three, beaten by Mia at number two...

Top cat names for 2018

What a year it’s been! We can hardly believe it’s over - but with each passing day, we’re getting closer to 2019 which means it’s time to reflect on what a pawsome year it’s been. Over this last year many families welcomed new four-legged friends into their mist and with that, we...

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host (Photo by Yoram Kahana/Shooting Star/Sipa USA) Just two days after been named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift fall-out, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight on Friday that...

Buzzcocks leader Pete Shelley dies at 63

Pete Shelley, the lead singer of the influential English punk rock band Buzzcocks, has died in Estonia. He was 63. The BBC reported that he died of a suspected heart attack. On Thursday, Shelley's band mates tweeted a statement, saying "Pete's music has inspired generations of musicians over a career that spanned...

Kidman, Strahovski score Golden Globe nods

 Yvonne Strahovski arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Nicole Kidman and Yvonne Strahovski have been nominated for Golden Globes, but the news was not so good for fellow Australians Hugh Jackman,...

Queen of Soul tops Aussies' Facebook chats

Aretha Franklin performs at the 85th annual New York Stock Exchange Christmas tree lighting festivities on Wall Street in New York City, NY, USA on Dec. 4, 2008. (Photo by Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS/Sipa USA) Australians have been more interested in sharing their favourite Aretha Franklin song with their Facebook friends...

Half century of Monty Python nears

It remains one of the most iconic comedy series of our time, spawning films, books, records and tours - and even now as it nears its 50th anniversary next year, Monty Python is as loved as ever. Coinciding with the milestone, founding member Eric Idle, 75, has written his 'sortabiography', Always...