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Blake Lively wants baby to have normal childhood - Northern Star
BLAKE Lively and Ryan Reynolds want their baby to have a "normal childhood" away from Hollywood. The famous couple are currently expecting their first child together and have already decided on how and where they want the unborn tot to be brought up.
Maps reveal Montara oil spill bigger than thought - Northern Star
A LAWYERS group has called for an independent study into the 2009 Montara oil spill, after it received maps believed to show the spill was bigger than previously thought. The Australian Lawyers Alliance on Friday released the maps, obtained through Freedom ...
Brad Pitt spits gum into Zach Galifianakis's eye - Northern Star
ZACH Galifianakis told Brad Pitt he looks like "Hitler's dream" in the latest installment of his spoof chat show. The 'Hangover' star sat down with the 'Fury' actor for an episode of his Funny or Die programme Between Two Ferns and their hilarious five ...
Did comedian's Oscar Pistorius joke go too far? - Northern Star
THE 200-strong audience at the Xperia Access Q Awards were less than impressed by Jimmy Carr's particularly dark joke about the Oscar Pistorius trial. The comedian, 42, made the controversial comment following the athlete's sentencing to five years for the ...
Reservist killed in Ottawa 'great dad, animal lover' - Northern Star
The final pictures of the reservist soldier shot dead by a gunman as he stood guard over Canada's War memorial have emerged. Corporal Nathan Cirillo, 24, a part-time reservist serving with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada regiment, was ...
Chrissy Teigen quits Twitter after tweet on Ottawa shooting - Northern Star
CHRISSY Teigen has quit Twitter. The 28-year-old model, the wife of John Legend, has left the social networking site after she received a string of online abuse following her tweet about the shooting in Ottawa, Canada - which left one solider and the ...
Doctor Craig Spencer first Ebola case for New York City - Northern Star
A DOCTOR in in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea has tested positive for deadly Ebola virus. The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center on Thursday and placed in isolation while health care ...
Freemasons ride youth wave - Northern Star
THE FREEMASONRY movement, which dates back to the 14th century, is undergoing a resurgence on the Tweed. According to the regional grand counsellor Les Hicks, the 200-member Tweed Masonic Lodge, which gathers monthly for rituals at its elaborate Boyd St ...
Overcoming hurdles to win state athletics titles - Northern Star
CHAMPS: Panha Doung and Myles Gibson from Byron Bay Public School just back from the NSW State PSSA Athletics Carnival. Christian Morrow TWO young athletes from Byron Bay Public School are off to national competition later this year after wins at last week ...
New website reveals coastal towns' climate change risks - Northern Star
AUSTRALIA'S coastal towns, many built around fisheries and tourism, are particularly vulnerable to climate change. South east and south west Australia are marine hotspots - they are warming much faster than the rest of the world. Fish populations are ...
Fake undercover cop harasses driver with gun - Northern Star
A BRISBANE driver has been pulled over, threatened with a gun and harassed for an hour by a another man pretending to be an undercover officer. The 29-year-old pulled over in Wooloongabba after a white ute started flashing its lights at him about 9.15pm on ...
Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics - Northern Star
Disney films have been a seminal part of childhood for decades. From The Jungle Book and Cinderella to Beauty and the Beast and Dumbo, these classic animated stories based on folklore and fairy tales capture young imaginations and teach profound life ...
Video: Paul Harragon opens up on rivalry with Mark Carroll - Northern Star
HAS there been a more brutal, spiteful or violent rugby league rivalry than the war Paul Harragon and Mark Carroll waged on the field during the 1990s? Their hatred for each other reached flash point in the 1997 grand final between Newcastle and Manly ...
VIDEO: Fox News says young women enjoy Tinder, not politics - Northern Star
Young women shouldn't worry themselves with the challenging world of politics when there are online dating websites to enjoy, says Fox News presenter Kimberly Guilfoyle. US television show The Five co-host said that young women shouldn't be able to vote or ...
Community is energised - Northern Star
A PROPOSAL to take Tyalgum off the grid was met with applause at a community meeting in the village's hall last week. Andrew Price, owner of Australian Radio Towers (ART) - which specialises in renewable energy technologies and assessment - recently bought ...