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The breathtaking moment the Queen unveils new portrait of herself

<p>In honour of 100 years of the Royal Air Force Club, Queen Elizabeth has unveiled a new portrait of herself.</p> <p>The painting, which was concealed behind a red curtain, drew gasps from the audience as it was revealed at the anniversary event. </p> <p>Her Majesty looked pleased with the outcome of the image, which shows her sitting in a drawing room in Windsor Castle, wearing a light blue dress with her Launer London handbag sitting beside her.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">The Queen unveils a new portrait that was commissioned to celebrate 100 years of <a href="https://twitter.com/TheRAFClub?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@TheRAFClub</a>. Started in February 2018 and set in the White Drawing Room of Windsor Castle, the portrait was painted by Benjamin Sullivan – who won the BP Portrait Award in 2017. <a href="https://t.co/4ZkETFJrPD">pic.twitter.com/4ZkETFJrPD</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1052527258844504064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 17, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The Queen’s handbags rarely make it into her portraits, however, one appeared in her official 90th birthday photos because Mike and Zara Tindall’s daughter, Mia, was holding it.</p> <p>Reportedly, the 92-year-old monarch owns more than 200 Launer handbags, starting her collection in 1968 when designer Sam Launer first sent her one.</p> <p>During the event at the RAF club, the Queen chatted with guests and admired a new stained glass window feature, which was commissioned to pay tribute to the role women have had in the RAF over the past century.</p> <p>She is also took her gloves off to sign the visitors book, revealing her favourite nail polish colour, Essie Ballet Slippers.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">The portrait includes a number of <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalAirForce?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@RoyalAirForce</a> elements: the background features a Spitfire from 253 Squadron which the artists grandfather, F/Lt JM Sullivan, flew over Albania during WW2. The image on the right is a portion of ‘Hurricanes in Flight‘ (1944), by Eric Ravilous. <a href="https://t.co/Bn7CgYTUT4">pic.twitter.com/Bn7CgYTUT4</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1052528011906609152?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 17, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The Queen’s relationship with the RAF and the British army is historic.</p> <p>Earlier this month, the former husband of Camilla, Andrew Parker-Bowles, revealed the Queen’s “<a href="https://www.oversixty.com.au/news/news/the-queen-reveals-the-most-ghastly-day-of-her-life-and-it-s-heartbreaking/"><strong><u>most ghastly</u></strong></a>” day of her life was on July 20, 1982, when the Irish Republican Army attacked London.</p> <p>"[Queen Elizabeth] said to me it was 'the most ghastly day of my life'," he told <em>The Express.</em></p>

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Can you guess this TV judge from this 1980s throwback pic?

<p>You may know him from a hit TV show on Channel Nine, but back in the '80s this star looked a lot different to the man he is now.</p> <p>Wearing a white T-shirt, jeans, a black scarf and rocking a full head of dark curly hair, the TV personality is seen sitting on his bed in a photo that was uploaded to his Instagram on Tuesday.</p> <p>“What Barbra Streisand had, I had to have. That’s how I rolled,” wrote the TV star in the caption.</p> <p>He proceeded to make fun of himself with a string of hashtags that included “#curlyperm #unidays #proofs #badhairday #university #1980 #studentlife #eyebrows #warwickuniversity”.</p> <p>Have you guessed who it is yet?</p> <p>The mysterious man in the photo is none other than The Block judge and interior designer Neale Whitaker.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo8cQEclO6C/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo8cQEclO6C/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">What Barbra Streisand had, I had to have. That’s how I rolled 😉😂 #curlyperm #unidays #proof #badhairday #university #1980 #studentlife #1980s #eyebrows #warwickuniversity</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/nealewhitaker/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Neale Whitaker</a> (@nealewhitaker) on Oct 14, 2018 at 11:53pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>These days, Neale is now almost always seen donning a suave outfit, and t<span>he design guru is best known for his gig on The Block, where he critiques and praises teams' home makeovers and designs.</span></p> <p>Neale also features on Love it Or List It Australia on Foxtel’s Lifestyle Channel, starring alongside Selling Houses Australia's Andrew Winter.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmxW_rRgPdF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmxW_rRgPdF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">So @haydenandsara @theblock you’ve thrown down the gauntlet. This is how I looked in the 1980s. Do I still dress like this now? 😉😂😂 #vintage #headshots #1980s #80sstyle #londonstyle</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/nealewhitaker/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Neale Whitaker</a> (@nealewhitaker) on Aug 21, 2018 at 11:32pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>And this isn’t the first time the TV judge has shared a flashback from the past. In August he posted an image to his Instagram showcasing four photos of himself from the '80s wearing rather questionable attire.</p> <p>“This is how I looked in the 1980s. Do I still dress like this now?” Neale captioned the image. </p>

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Little Princess Charlotte steals the show in candid photo from Princess Eugenie’s wedding

<div class="replay"> <div class="reply_body body linkify"> <div class="reply_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>For the first time since her wedding to Jack Brooksbank on Friday, Princess Eugenie has taken to Instagram to post a charmingly candid wedding photo to her 526,000 followers.</p> <p>But it’s not the bride or the groom who are the centre of attention, but playful Princess Charlotte.</p> <p>In the photograph, Princess Eugenie and her new husband are surrounded by their bridesmaids and page boys including Isla Phillips, Maud Windsor, Theodora Williams, Louis De Givenchy and Prince George in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.</p> <p> </p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo__xuAgO9w/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo__xuAgO9w/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Jack and I would like to thank everyone who was involved in making our day so special and for all the wonderful wishes as we start married life laughing together. @alexbramall</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/princesseugenie/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Princess Eugenie</a> (@princesseugenie) on Oct 16, 2018 at 9:01am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Isla’s older sister, seven-year-old Savanah Phillips, embraces the bride who looks lovingly at her little second cousin Princess Charlotte, who is cheekily pulling a face. Both the bride and groom look highly amused, in this joyous behind-the-scenes shot.</p> <p>Fittingly with the image, which has been liked almost 160,000 times, Princess Eugenie included the caption: “Jack and I would like to thank everyone who was involved in making our day so special and for all the wonderful wishes as we start married life laughing together.”</p> <p>In a throwback to their earlier collaboration, wedding photographer Alex Bramall shared some stunning black and white portraits of Princess Eugenie, taken for a <em>Harper's Bazaar</em> US shoot in 2016.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_gPzPB-pq/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_gPzPB-pq/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">This is where it all started. Thank you to @princesseugenie @theroyalfamily @hrhthedukeofyork @harpersbazaarus @laurabrown99 @hayley_caine @attractabeauty @kenorourke1 @mfurlonger @john_munro @bencrawford__</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/alexbramall/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> A L E X B R A M A L L</a> (@alexbramall) on Oct 16, 2018 at 4:25am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> </p> <p>He wrote: “This is where it all started.”</p> <p>What is your favourite photo from Princess Eugenie's wedding? Let us know in the comments section below.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p>

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All the details you missed in Princess Eugenie’s official wedding photos

<p>The official wedding photos from Princess Eugenie’s wedding day have been released, showing the loved-up couple looking as happy ever.</p> <p>However, the photos, which were taken by British fashion photographer Alex Bramall, also contain a few details that observant fans have noticed.</p> <p>Two of the four official portraits were taken inside Windsor Castle and show the newlyweds smiling with the bridesmaids, page boys and extended royal family.</p> <p>From the significant positioning of Sarah Ferguson to a small unidentified white object, here are the details you may have missed.</p> <p>In one of the photos, 6-year-old page boy Louis de Givenchy wasn’t looking at the photographer.</p> <p>Louis is the son of JP Morgan executive Olivier de Givenchy and wife Zoe.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821347/1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/bb5d2e71bb02415a9d54a52b302375c2" /></p> <p>In the photo of just the bridesmaids and page boys, he is also looking away from the camera while reclining back on his chair and not smiling.</p> <p>Observant royal fans also noticed that the grand doors of the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle were left open for the photos.</p> <p>One person commented on the Kensington Palace’s Instagram photo: “Maybe the photographer is trying to even the width of the whole picture given the number of people but the open door is an eyesore for sure.”</p> <p>Another added: “They could’ve at least shut the door behind them.”</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 277.77777777777777px;" src="/media/7821348/2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/86f2c90b81384348847e2f20a1490739" /></p> <p>In the family shot, the Queen is positioned front and centre while sitting on a chair.</p> <p>Her Majesty sat in between her glowing granddaughter and Prince Philip, with an object hiding behind one of her legs.</p> <p>It appears that she attempted to conceal her handbag for the photo, with it being left behind her left foot, out of sight under her chair.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821349/3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/a26fc611ad834af1a453d63828c0f75c" /></p> <p>The official wedding photos are also believed to be the first time Prince Philip and Sarah Ferguson have been photographed together in 26 years, following her divorce from Prince Andrew in the 1990s.</p> <p>For the photo, the Duchess of York was positioned next to Prince Philip, a decision that signifies the end of their rumoured feud.</p> <p>Reportedly, Prince Philip found it difficult to forgive his former daughter-in-law after she was photographed getting her toes sucked by Texan financial adviser John Bryan in 1992.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821350/4.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/997215961d1f4d94abe10f4474ab682a" /></p> <p>In the official photos, one of the bridesmaids was also captured standing on the bride’s train.</p> <p>Daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips, 7-year-old Savannah Phillips, seem unconcerned that her foot was firmly planted on the expensive gown designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 278.7456445993031px;" src="/media/7821351/5.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/0960a453e8e64ae9869a6ca3efa8a548" /></p> <p>Mia Tindall, 4, is seen holding a white toy or object in her left hand during the royal photoshoot.</p> <p>Mia looks unimpressed in the group shot and also doesn’t crack a smile for the photo without the extended family.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821352/6.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/8edcd58324dc406d9ab02c086d872874" /></p> <p>However, Princess Charlotte melted hearts after she was spotted sitting with her legs crossed at the ankle in the photo.</p> <p>The pose closely mirrors the body language of her mum Duchess Kate, with the move previously being dubbed the “Duchess Slant”.</p> <p>Prince George also looks adorable in the photo as he flashes his pearly whites for the snap.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821353/7.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/2dbf153ecc84473799f2ef82093ce238" /></p>

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The clever $10 Kmart hack you need to try

<div class="replay"> <div class="reply_body body linkify"> <div class="reply_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>The latest Kmart hack has surfaced and it’s a good one. The savvy women behind the popular Facebook group Kmart Mums Australia have discovered another creative use for an otherwise ordinary product.</p> <p>The latest hack comprises of a $10 shadow box frame and mothers are now using the affordable item for gifting purposes.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="/media/7821337/42279280-1-f.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/6267025a404e4560bf809b476e8a1767" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Photo credit: <a href="https://www.kmart.com.au/product/shadow-box-frame---12in.-x-12in.-(30.5cm-x-30.5cm)-white/867960?gclid=CjwKCAjw0oveBRAmEiwAzf6_rI97LH3C0hEQdz7J4S-QkNAex6Y_Z1rz9gvINPXCdFxs4GImEkTpwRoCxmoQAvD_BwE&amp;gclsrc=aw.ds&amp;dclid=CP3Q7N6mh94CFUjZvQodbVoPcw">Kmart</a></p> <p>Making a great present for teenagers, children and adults alike, mums from across the country have been sharing the different ways they’ve transformed the photo frame.</p> <p>“Thanks for the inspiration ladies this is for my nephew’s 14th birthday,” wrote one user alongside an image of the photo frame filled with her nephew’s favourite lollies.</p> <p>They go by the name of shadow box gifts.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Be7JDF2l7O-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Be7JDF2l7O-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Couldn't pick a better day to finish these beauties off 😊 This time last year we were busy making once in a lifetime memories. Excited to begin our next adventure. #kmartshadowbox #patches #holiday #memories #thinkingpositive</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/josie.dewaal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Josie Dewaal</a> (@josie.dewaal) on Feb 7, 2018 at 9:32pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Because the frame is deeper than a regular photo frame, you can fill it up with whatever you fancy, whether it’s lollies or other bits and bobs.</p> <p>It makes the perfect gift for those who enjoy being creative without breaking the bank.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BKHzgIsBnKM/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BKHzgIsBnKM/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">#Kmart #Kmartshadowbox #kmarthack</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by @<a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/bigmummaj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> bigmummaj</a> on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:34pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Users in the Facebook group were visibly impressed by all the images floating around of the shadow box, with people commenting “how cool is that” and “awesome” alongside countless comments of women asking how they could create the same at home.</p> <p>Some women chose to showcase their children’s first outfits making the frame into memorabilia, with one woman saying: “Shadow boxes I made for my 13, 5- and 1-year old tonight … Always wanted to do something good with their first outfits and hospital keepsakes.”</p> <p>Will you be trying out this clever hack? Let us know in the comments below.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div>

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share never-before-seen photos ahead of their royal wedding

<p>Princess Eugenie and her soon-to-be husband Jack Brooksbank have shared never-before-seen photos of themselves in the lead up to their big day.</p> <p>Tomorrow, the Queen’s granddaughter and her fiancé will say “I do” in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.</p> <p>As they await their big day, the couple have shared a sweet surprise for royal fans.</p> <p>A statement from Buckingham Palace read: "In the run up to their special day, The Couple and their family have shared some private photographs including these early photographs as young children".</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Ahead of their special day, Princess Eugenie, Mr. Jack Brooksbank &amp; their families have today shared a selection of photographs – including these images of The Couple as children: <a href="https://t.co/LAK9JCiufn">https://t.co/LAK9JCiufn</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RoyalWedding?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#RoyalWedding</a> <a href="https://t.co/exYIHCefzj">pic.twitter.com/exYIHCefzj</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1049701246817497089?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 9, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The couple also shared a photo of themselves at Balmoral Castle, which was taken at the time of Jack’s 30th birthday.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821264/1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5cb63b2c26de43628056209241572eac" /></p> <p>The duo also unearthed an adorable photo together that was taken while they were in Verbier, Switzerland.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821265/2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5275dc229fca4a548d5ac421f42f2f70" /></p> <p>The happy snap of the loved-up couple was taken shortly before they announced their engagement in January.</p> <p>Eugenie first met her beau in Verbier when she was 20, and Jack was 24.</p> <p>They crossed paths while they were enjoying separate skiing trips.</p> <p>"We met when I was 20 and Jack was 24 and fell in love. We have the same passions and the same drive for life," Princess Eugenie said in her engagement interview.</p> <p>The now 28-year-old has been reminiscing on her favourite memories in the lead up to her nuptials, also sharing a sentimental photo with her sister on her Instagram.</p> <p>The adorable photo shows herself and Beatrice when they were bridesmaids as children.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boh1MYpgkKf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boh1MYpgkKf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Princess Eugenie (@princesseugenie)</a> on Oct 4, 2018 at 3:51pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Eugenie’s wedding, which has an estimated cost of AUD $3.6 million, will be aired exclusively on Channel 7 tomorrow night.</p> <p>Will you be tuning into Princess Eugenie and Jack Brookbank’s wedding? Let us know in the comments below. </p>

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Tennis fans in a frenzy over rare photo of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic's wives

<p>Mirka Federer and Jelena Djokovic have sent fans into a frenzy after posing for a photo together.</p> <p>Tennis fans were already excited at the idea of seeing Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic team up to play doubles together at the Laver Cup last weekend.</p> <p>But the site of the tennis legends’ wives teaming up has tipped many fans over the edge.</p> <p>Djokovic’s wife Jelena took to Twitter recently to share a snap of her and Federer’s wife Mirka beaming while in a friendly embrace at the event in Chicago.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Iconic moment. So much respect for this lady 😊 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MirkaFederer?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MirkaFederer</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/rogerfederer?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@rogerfederer</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LaverCup?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#LaverCup</a> <a href="https://t.co/6SFzc68VWI">pic.twitter.com/6SFzc68VWI</a></p> — Jelena Djokovic (@JelenaRisticNDF) <a href="https://twitter.com/JelenaRisticNDF/status/1044057096491229185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <p>“So much respect for this lady,” Jelena wrote.</p> <p><span>The photo, which has now been retweeted over 12,000 times and has accumulated nearly 12,000 likes, is a show of solidarity for their husbands who are considered two of the greatest players in tennis </span></p> <p>Not to mention the comments it received:</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Love the bonding between the Djokovics and the Federers. Thankyou <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LaverCup?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#LaverCup</a></p> — Shivalika (@_SHVLK) <a href="https://twitter.com/_SHVLK/status/1044061881877446657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Beautiful ladies! ❤️😍😍 You both are a big part of your husbands success. 🙌🏻😀</p> — Nolefam-ily Forever 🐊 (@kenialachula2) <a href="https://twitter.com/kenialachula2/status/1044057572326756354?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">OMG😍😍😍 This is iconic moment!<br />Nice photo and smiles but you two girls😍😍😍 You two have definitely the most of "guilty" for all of the successes of your husbands.❤ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Djokerer?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Djokerer</a></p> — Elena - fan of Nole &amp; CR7 (@ela981) <a href="https://twitter.com/ela981/status/1044058417441181696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">So cool! I am primarily a RF fan, but love your sportsmanship, and your hubbys too. ☝️☝️☝️🙌🙌🙌</p> — Doug Dennie (@DougDennie) <a href="https://twitter.com/DougDennie/status/1044067360578002944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote>

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Controversial Aussie cartoon of Serena Williams sparks backlash

<p>An Australian cartoonist has sparked backlash after he tweeted a depiction of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open final.</p> <p>Drawn by Herald Sun editorial cartoonist Mark Knight, the picture shows Williams in a fit of rage on the court with a baby’s dummy beside her.</p> <p>In the cartoon, chair umpire Carlos Ramos is seen asking her opponent Naomi Osaka: “Can you just let her win?”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">My toon in today’s <a href="https://twitter.com/theheraldsun?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@theheraldsun</a> on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SerenaWilliams?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SerenaWilliams</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/usopen?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@usopen</a> <a href="https://t.co/didwtQg1R5">pic.twitter.com/didwtQg1R5</a></p> — Mark Knight (@Knightcartoons) <a href="https://twitter.com/Knightcartoons/status/1039017329030393856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The controversial cartoon was quick to draw criticism, with US sportswriter Julie DiCaro saying that his depiction of the events was sexist.</p> <p>She tweeted: “Where was this cartoon for all the men who have broken their rackets over the years?”</p> <p>However, Knight defended his drawing, writing: “Well Julie here’s a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly,” he wrote.</p> <p>“Don’t bring gender into it when it’s all about behaviour. I’ll accept your apology in writing.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Well Julie here’s a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly. Don’t bring gender into it when it’s all about behaviour. I’ll accept your apology in writing😁 <a href="https://t.co/NLV0AjPGsY">pic.twitter.com/NLV0AjPGsY</a></p> — Mark Knight (@Knightcartoons) <a href="https://twitter.com/Knightcartoons/status/1039056385462349825?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>Author JK Rowling also slammed the cartoon, saying: “Well done on reducing one of the greatest sportswomen alive to racist and sexist tropes and turning a second great sportswoman into a faceless prop.”</p> <p>America’s National Association of Black Journalists denounced the cartoon, arguing that the illustration was “unnecessarily sambo-like”.</p> <p>“The art of editorial cartooning is a visual dialogue on the issues of the day, yet this cartoon grossly inaccurately depicts two women of colour at the US Open, one of the grandest stages of professional sports,” the NABJ said in a statement.</p> <p>In an interview on Melbourne’s 3AW radio, Knight continued to defend the viral cartoon.</p> <p>“The world’s gone crazy,” Knight said.</p> <p>“It’s a cartoon about poor behaviour. It’s nothing to do with race.</p> <p>“I drew this cartoon on Monday night, I saw the world’s greatest tennis player spit the dummy.</p> <p>“She’s great to draw, she’s a powerful figure, she’s strongly built.</p> <p>“I’m sorry it’s been taken by social media and distorted so much.</p> <p>“I’ve tried to reply to these people but they don’t listen.”</p> <p>Herald Sun editor Damon Johnston also supported the cartoon.</p> <p> “A champion tennis player had a mega tantrum on the world stage, and Mark’s cartoon depicted that,” he said.</p> <p>“It had nothing to do with gender or race.”</p> <p>The cartoon has since been retweeted 7600 times and received over 20,000 likes.</p> <p>The cartoon depicted William’s verbal attack on chair umpire Ramos during her match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka on Saturday.</p> <p>Williams received three code violations during the finals match – the first for receiving coaching, the second for racket abuse and the third for verbal abuse of the umpire.</p> <p>The first penalty that sparked William’s anger was also questioned by WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon and former tennis star Billie-Jean King. </p> <p>Do you think the cartoon is offensive? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. </p>

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The Block host Scott Cam shares a rare photo of his twins

<p>You’ve been watching him on your television screen for years, with the name Scott Cam ringing a bell for every Australian. But despite the fame, there is little to know about the TV personality's personal life.</p> <p>Unlike his fellow TV counterparts, who are featured in different tabloids every week, Scott Cam has managed to keep his private life private.</p> <p>So, it was a pleasant surprise when the 55-year-old was found sharing snippets of his life on social media.</p> <p>The Gold Logie winner for Most Popular Australian TV Personality is seen regularly sharing photos of his children on Instagram, with the most recent being a photo of his 18-year-old twins Bill and Sarah, who are currently travelling Europe.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnRYUkCA-fQ/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnRYUkCA-fQ/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank">Reunited with my twins having a drink in Barcelona. Very happy 🍻</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/scottycamofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank"> Scotty Cam</a> (@scottycamofficial) on Sep 3, 2018 at 10:00am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“Reunited with my twins having a drink in Barcelona. Very happy,” he captioned the photo where he and his two children are seen with drinks in their hand, looking happy.</p> <p>A few months before the sweet reunion, Cam shared photos where he said his goodbyes to the twins as they made their way to Europe.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BjJS-iLlcwa/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BjJS-iLlcwa/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank">My baby girl is going to Europe for 4 months I’m going to miss her</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/scottycamofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank"> Scotty Cam</a> (@scottycamofficial) on May 23, 2018 at 8:34pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“My baby girl is going to Europe for 4 months I’m going to miss her,” he wrote when his daughter, Sarah departed on May 24.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj6tLWCljLf/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj6tLWCljLf/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank">Now twin number 2 is going to Europe for 4 months, what am I going to do? Have a good time Billy</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/scottycamofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed_loading" target="_blank"> Scotty Cam</a> (@scottycamofficial) on Jun 12, 2018 at 1:05am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Shortly after, Bill was getting ready for a trip of his own on June 12. “Now twin number 2 is going to Europe for 4 months, what am I going to do? Have a good time Billy,” Cam said.</p> <p>Cam and his wife of 26 years, Ann, are also parents to 22-year-old Charlie.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="/media/7820680/gettyimages-487068435.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/7bf28bfa67a2473b84a496e3aca719ef" /></p> <p>While he’s not one to overshare about his personal life, Cam has previously opened up about his close family dynamic.</p> <p>“We’re a very tight-knit family,” he told <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.nowtolove.com.au/celebrity/tv/the-block-scott-cam-family-comes-first-41196" target="_blank">TV Week</a></em> last year. “We always do family stuff together. We get up every Sunday and all go for a swim and have breakfast together.”</p> <p>Feeling cheeky, he added that he and his wife looked forward to all of the kids being out of school, so they can spend some time as a couple.</p> <p>“Now that we don’t have any kids in school, we can go away on a few little trips,” he said.</p> <p><em>The Block</em> airs Sunday at 7 pm and Monday-Wednesday at 7:30 pm on Nine and 9Now.</p>

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Princess Diana's close friend shares rare photo on 21st anniversary of her death

<p>It’s been 21 years since the untimely death of Princess Diana, and the effects of her passing is still felt throughout the world.</p> <p>As Prince William and Prince Harry took time off from their royal duties to honour their mum, a close friend of the Princess, Rosa Monckton, took to Twitter to share a rare and heartfelt photo of her.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Diana as I remember her. Not enough is written about her sense of fun and zest for life. Friend and wonderful godmother to Domenica. RIP <a href="https://t.co/WP49dNDeEu">pic.twitter.com/WP49dNDeEu</a></p> — Rosa Monckton (@MoncktonR) <a href="https://twitter.com/MoncktonR/status/1035427277264355328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">31 August 2018</a></blockquote> <p>Posted on the anniversary of her death, the photo shows Princess Diana in a moment of pure bliss as she’s seen laughing and slouched back in a chair, wearing a blue and white tracksuit. Unlike all the other photos we’ve seen of the Princess, where she appears glamorous and guarded, this is a refreshingly different perspective.</p> <p>Monckton wrote: “Diana as I remember her. Not enough is written about her sense of fun and zest for life."</p> <p>She added, “Friend and wonderful godmother to Domenica. RIP.” </p> <p>Monckton’s daughter Domenica was born with Down Syndrome in 1995.</p> <p>Monckton has previously opened up about the support she received from Princess Diana in regard to her daughter’s diagnosis.</p> <p>“She said, ‘You just have to believe in her,’” Monckton told <a rel="noopener" href="https://people.com/royals/the-heartfelt-story-of-princess-dianas-goddaughter-with-down-syndrome/" target="_blank"><em>People Magazine</em></a>. “She said, ‘Believe in her, love her and I’ll be there every step of the way’. She already had that vision of what Domenica could become, which I simply couldn’t see.”</p>

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Is it a beach or a door? Infuriating new optical illusion baffles internet

<p>A new optical illusion asking people whether they see a beach or a door has left the internet baffled.</p> <p>The photo, shared on Twitter by social app <a href="https://twitter.com/9GAG/status/1033927593752449025"><strong>9GAG</strong></a>, asks its followers: “Is this a door, or a beach?”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Is this a door, or a beach?<br />Don't let this become the next 'Black and Blue Dress' please<a href="https://t.co/4HN5KOrUgu">https://t.co/4HN5KOrUgu</a> <a href="https://t.co/lhqYgTAjd8">pic.twitter.com/lhqYgTAjd8</a></p> — 9GAG (@9GAG) <a href="https://twitter.com/9GAG/status/1033927593752449025?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 27, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>If you look at the photo vertically, the image looks like a section of a door: the blue being part of the door, the turquoise the frame, and the cream the concrete surround.</p> <p>But once you flip the image horizontally, it looks like a stretch of beach with a crystal blue sky, turquoise waters and cream coloured sand.</p> <p><img id="i-5f88ec537d8c576" class="blkBorder img-share b-loaded" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/08/30/10/4F85F61B00000578-6113599-image-a-9_1535621318449.jpg" alt="" width="634" height="414" /></p> <p>The image quickly divided social media users, with both sides putting forward compelling evidence for their side.</p> <p>It is not yet known whether the image is a beach or a door – but what do you see?</p> <p> </p>

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Princess Diana’s niece Kitty Spencer appears in controversial photoshoot

<p>Lady Kitty Spencer has forged a successful career for herself in the fashion industry, after making her debut modelling for Dolce &amp; Gabbana in 2017.</p> <p>Now, the 27-year-old socialite has sparked controversy after appearing in a new photo shoot for <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Marie Claire</em> <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Italia</em>.</p> <p>Kitty uploaded a photo from the shoot to Instagram, which showed the niece of Princess Diana wearing a marijuana-inspired “Happy Leaves” necklace by Bvlgari.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnGE1teHuV7/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnGE1teHuV7/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">A post shared by Kitty Spencer (@kitty.spencer)</a> on Aug 30, 2018 at 12:38am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> Kitty, who is an ambassador for Bvlgari, showed off the boundary-pushing necklace in two photos uploaded to her Instagram, where she said she had the “best time shooting”.</p> <p>The symbols in the necklace didn’t go unnoticed by royal fans who discussed the design in the comments.</p> <p>“Di’s niece adorned with marijuana leaf jewellery #fashiongoalz,” one person wrote.</p> <p>Defending the model’s accessory, another user commented: “Bad enough they did bad to Diana now they want to go after her niece, love it Kitty, you wear it well.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnEX47YHJKA/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BnEX47YHJKA/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">A post shared by Kitty Spencer (@kitty.spencer)</a> on Aug 29, 2018 at 8:46am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In May, Kitty made headlines for her resemblance to Diana while attending Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan at Windsor Castle.</p> <p>Despite her similarities to her famous aunt, the daughter of Charles Spencer and model Victoria Aitken revealed that she has only a few memories with Princess Diana, who died when she was six-years-old.</p> <p>“I was so young [when Diana was alive]. There are only a few memories, but special memories and happy memories, and I’m so lucky to have those,” Kitty told <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em><a href="https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2016/09/lady-kitty-spencer-princess-diana-niece-interview">Vanity Fair</a></em></strong></span> in 2016.</p>

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Magda Szubanski’s goddaughter looks like a mini-Sharon

<p>Magda Szubanski has shared a photo of her goddaughter dressed up as her beloved character Sharon Strzelecki from <em>Kath &amp; Kim</em> – and there’s no doubt she looks just like a mini-me Sharon.</p> <p>Magda’s goddaughter Betty is none other than the daughter of Today Extra host David Campbell and his theatre-producing wife Lisa.</p> <p>Betty was transformed into a mini-Sharon for an event at the Melbourne Writers Festival on Saturday night called <em>Second Last Rites: Magda’s Funeral.</em></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm7vY4gHCj2/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 50% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm7vY4gHCj2/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">I give you the future #Sharon Strzelecki... Ms Betty Campbell!!! my goddaughter and, I’ll think you’ll agree, a total Mini Me. Her mum and Dad - @davidcampbell73 @lisaluckiest - transformed her for a video presentation at my mock funeral for @melbwritersfest #MWF18 last night. Should any misfortune befall me (god forbid) I’m sure young Ms Campbell will step into my runners most capably ❤️❤️❤️ ps someone on twitter suggested we do Kath and Kim and Sharon as kids. Love it!!</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/magda_szubanski/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank"> Magda Szubanski</a> (@magda_szubanski) on Aug 26, 2018 at 12:18am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The adorable video showed Betty dressed up in Sharon’s signature bob style hair as well as netballer’s attire. It also featured the famous <em>Kath &amp; Kim</em> line: “It’s noiceee, It’s unusual.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Ok this is my theory...coz I don’t have kids of my own part of my soul split off early and reincarnated into Betty Campbell so our family’s could be united. Kind of like a soul graft. I truly believe that’s the only plausible explanation ❤️😘🙏🏻😂 <a href="https://t.co/EOhgnRJwbL">https://t.co/EOhgnRJwbL</a></p> — Magda Szubanski (@MagdaSzubanski) <a href="https://twitter.com/MagdaSzubanski/status/1033908285823377408?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 27, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>Magda was thrilled with Betty’s impression of Sharon, tweeting that was “my favourite thing in the whole world E.V.A.H!!!”</p>

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Princess Diana looks just like her father in newly released photo from Earl Spencer

<p>Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer has shared a rare photo of their father – and fans have immediately pointed out a striking resemblance to the late royal.</p> <p>Charles Spencer, 54, took to Instagram to share the restored and colourised image of his father John Spencer, taken in his army days in the late 1940s.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmlyGg_AfkZ/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 60.92592592592593% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmlyGg_AfkZ/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">@marinaarts has worked her magic on a much loved black and white image of my father from his Army days - transforming it into this beautifully rich (and sensitive) image. She will be speaking about her new bestseller #thecolouroftime at the @althorplitfest in October.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/cspencer1508/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank"> Charles Spencer</a> (@cspencer1508) on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:38am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The restoration was undertaken by Brazilian colourist Marina Amaral, who will be speaking about her new book at the upcoming Althorp Literary Festival, held at the Spencer family estate where Diana is buried.</p> <p>Fans immediately spotted a resemblance between father and daughter in the picture, with one saying: “Wow I see a lot of Diana in this photo.”</p> <p>Another said: “Very handsome and the resemblance is uncanny!”</p> <p>“Wow. I see a LOT of Diana in this photo,” another fan wrote.</p> <p><img src="https://imagesvc.timeincapp.com/v3/mm/image?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpeopledotcom.files.wordpress.com%2F2018%2F08%2Fprincess-diana.jpg%3Fw%3D2000&amp;w=800&amp;q=85" alt="" title="" /></p> <p>Opening up about his late father, Charles said: “He was a gentle, kind, man without any pretentiousness.</p> <p>“He was a loving father, and a man who enjoyed meeting people of every background. He treated everyone with great respect." </p>

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You won't believe what child stars Sophia Grace and Rosie look like now

<p>Do you remember Sophia Grace and her little cousin Rosie?</p> <p>In 2011, a video of the duo rapping to Nicki Minaj’s ‘Superbass’ went viral. It was enough for a then eight-year-old Sophia and five-year-old Rosie to be invited on <em>The Ellen Show,</em> which catapulted them to even more fame.</p> <p class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/odhUPMYXpX4" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></p> <p>Seven years on, Sophia is now 15 years old. The aspiring singer has released a new single “Number 1” and is a certified social media influencer. She boasts a 3.1 million-strong following on YouTube, where she regularly posts make-up tutorials and vlogs. She also posts daily updates to her 1.2 million Instagram followers.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmQ1N4xAV0d/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 50.0% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmQ1N4xAV0d/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">🌧💓🎆💖🕊</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/therealsophiagrace/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank"> s o p h i a</a> (@therealsophiagrace) on Aug 9, 2018 at 8:22am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BhuNRb6Bpb7/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BhuNRb6Bpb7/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">thanks for all ur birthday wishes love you guys 💞</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/therealsophiagrace/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank"> s o p h i a</a> (@therealsophiagrace) on Apr 18, 2018 at 11:33am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>As for her partner-in-crime Rosie, she’s stayed rather quiet. But it appears the now 11-year-old is dabbling in music, releasing her own single <em>Handstand</em> to her YouTube channel back in May.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BkYICzfn8Qj/?utm_source=ig_embed" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BkYICzfn8Qj/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank">Happy National Pink Day! #pink #nationalpinkday 💗</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/rosiergm/?utm_source=ig_embed" target="_blank"> Rosie McClelland</a> (@rosiergm) on Jun 23, 2018 at 11:18am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> </p>

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The royal freebie every Aussie is entitled to receive

<p>If you are an Australian citizen and consider yourself a royalist, there is one interesting royal freebie that you are legally entitled to receive.</p> <p>Australian citizens can email their local MPs and receive a free portrait of the Queen to hang in their home.</p> <p>The freebie comes under the “constituents’ request program”, which allows voters to receive “nationhood material” – such as Aussie flags, recordings of the National anthem etc – but also a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.</p> <p><iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fhastieandrew%2Fposts%2F1701505639872527%3A0&amp;width=500" width="500" height="491" style="border: none; overflow: hidden;" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true" allow="encrypted-media"></iframe></p> <p>According to <a href="https://www.vice.com"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em>Vice</em></strong></span></a>, the portrait was taken specifically for Australians.</p> <p>In the portrait, Her Royal Majesty is wearing her “wattle spray” brooch, which was gifted to her by then-PM Robert Menzies during the Queen’s first royal visit to Australia in 1954.</p> <p>Under the program, Aussies can also request a Prince Philip portrait, however, photos of Prince William, Duchess Kate, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are not available.</p> <p>Surprisingly, it is only Australians who can receive free portraits as UK citizens have to buy them and Canadians can only download them.</p> <p>The constituents’ request program was introduced in the Parliamentary Entitles Act 1990, reported <em>Vice.</em></p> <p>The program has received criticism, with some saying taxpayer money should be better spent.</p> <p>In 2012, then Greens leader Bob Brown said in parliament: “If there is extra money available, I suggest that it go to ensuring that indigenous people in Australia, who are being deprived of their first languages, be given an education in their first languages and that we stop some first languages going to extinction in this country.”</p> <p>Brown added, “I think that might have priority. However, if there are members opposite who cannot find a picture of Her Majesty, I would be happy to provide them with one.”</p> <p>What are your thoughts on this freebie? Let us know in the comments below. </p>

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The story behind this powerful image of a grieving mum

<p>A simple but powerful black and white photo of a woman crying in the shower has gone viral.</p> <p>Shared online by photographer Brittany Latham, the photograph of a woman dealing with the grief of a miscarriage has touched women from all around the world.</p> <p>Brittany, from Alabama, US, took the photo of her friend sitting on the floor and hugging herself in the shower, which accompanied a powerful post highlighting the strength of women.</p> <p>“The response, simply put, has been overwhelming,” Brittany told <strong><em><u><a href="https://au.be.yahoo.com/grieving-mums-powerful-image-touches-women-around-world-025725401.html">Yahoo Be</a></u></em></strong>. “Woman from every corner of the earth have reached out to me to let me know how it touched them.</p> <p>“I am glad to just know that a dark time in my own life was able to bring healing and light to someone else.”</p> <p>In the post, that has since been shared over 400,000 times, with 68,000 comments, Brittany, a single mum of three, touched on how women hold on to so much as they need to be strong for others.</p> <p>The post reads:</p> <p><iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fbrittanylathamphotography%2Fposts%2F1217917911676688&amp;width=500" width="500" height="602" style="border: none; overflow: hidden;" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true" allow="encrypted-media"></iframe></p> <p>Brittany revealed she wrote the words for the post the week she lost her baby to miscarriage.</p> <p>“I was honestly in a very sad place. I knew that my friend had also recently lost a pregnancy so when I decided that I needed an image to go with the writing,” she told <em><strong><u><a href="https://www.mamamia.com.au/photo-of-woman-crying-in-the-shower/">Mamamia</a></u></strong>.</em></p> <p>“I realised that I did not have one single girlfriend that had never had a good cry in the shower. My entire thought process was that when I was going through a pregnancy loss, I still had to be strong for my other three children. I thought to myself, ‘What are things that we all handle every single day as women without missing a beat for the sake of other people?’</p> <p>“And so after talking with the women in my life and pulling from my own experiences I wanted something that most every women could find herself in if not more than one.”</p> <p>She says she never expected the reaction from her post but the messages of support she received from women around the world, has helped her deal with her own loss and grief.</p> <p>“I don’t think that anything will ever take away the sting of a pregnancy loss, but for me it has been months of very open conversation with other women and a general sense of not being alone in my battles,” the 30-year-old tells <em>YahooBe.</em></p> <p>“It doesn’t matter where we are born, how much money we have, what type of home that we live in – women from every country and every race deal with the same issues.</p> <p>“I think that is why it reached as far as it did.”</p>

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Prince George's not-so-shy birthday portrait released as he turns 5

<p>On Sunday, the third-in-line to the throne celebrated his fifth birthday.</p> <p>In honour of the special milestone, Prince William and Kate released an official portrait of the prince – just like they’ve done in previous years.</p> <p>In the photo, George can be seen flashing a wide smile while standing in the garden of Clarence House.</p> <p>The photo by photographer Matt Porteous was taken after the christening of George’s brother, Prince Louis, on July 9.</p> <p> </p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BlgkRe_nuBw/" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BlgkRe_nuBw/" target="_blank">A post shared by Kensington Palace (@kensingtonroyal)</a> on Jul 21, 2018 at 2:30pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share a new photograph of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness’s fifth birthday tomorrow,” Kensington Palace said in a statement.</p> <p>Although he is only 5 years old, George and his sister Charlotte have been known to charm a crowd, stealing the spotlight at several royal events this year.</p> <p>The siblings captivated onlookers when they went to visit Louis in the hospital after he was born in April.</p> <p>At the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan, George and Charlotte also looked adorable as they took on their roles as page boy and bridesmaid.</p> <p>William and Kate have released official portraits for every one of George’s birthdays.</p> <p>When he turned 1, the royals released a photo of the future king in a butterfly exhibit at London’s Natural History Museum.</p> <p>To celebrate his 2nd birthday, a photo of George from Princess Charlotte’s christening was shared with royal fans.</p> <p>On his third birthday, an adorable photo of George sitting on a swing was shared.</p> <p>Last year, William and Kate shared a photo of George taken in the family’s home, Kensington Palace, with the prince stealing hearts with a toothy grin.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BW0rEbcAaR1/" data-instgrm-version="9"> <div style="padding: 8px;"> <div style="background: #F8F8F8; line-height: 0; margin-top: 40px; padding: 62.5% 0; text-align: center; width: 100%;"> <div style="background: url(data:image/png; base64,ivborw0kggoaaaansuheugaaacwaaaascamaaaapwqozaaaabgdbtueaalgpc/xhbqaaaafzukdcak7ohokaaaamuexurczmzpf399fx1+bm5mzy9amaaadisurbvdjlvzxbesmgces5/p8/t9furvcrmu73jwlzosgsiizurcjo/ad+eqjjb4hv8bft+idpqocx1wjosbfhh2xssxeiyn3uli/6mnree07uiwjev8ueowds88ly97kqytlijkktuybbruayvh5wohixmpi5we58ek028czwyuqdlkpg1bkb4nnm+veanfhqn1k4+gpt6ugqcvu2h2ovuif/gwufyy8owepdyzsa3avcqpvovvzzz2vtnn2wu8qzvjddeto90gsy9mvlqtgysy231mxry6i2ggqjrty0l8fxcxfcbbhwrsyyaaaaaelftksuqmcc); display: block; height: 44px; margin: 0 auto -44px; position: relative; top: -22px; width: 44px;"></div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BW0rEbcAaR1/" target="_blank">A post shared by Kensington Palace (@kensingtonroyal)</a> on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:03pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> </p>

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