Posted: 2017-11-14 17:39
The Barmy Army are in uproar after Cricket Australia cheekily scattered their tickets around the ground to lessen the influence of the boisterous supporter group. The diehard English fanatics follow their team around the world, but are particularly notorious within Australia for their often vulgar and below-the-belt chants at the expense of their Commonwealth allies. They have provided the soundtrack to the Ashes series for decades, but CA have evidently reacted to their increasingly degrading tactics - which include humiliating Candice Warner, the wife of Aussie vice-captain David. One song in particular makes reference to Candice and her infamous toilet tryst in a Sydney bar with cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams. ''Davie Warner is over the hill, Came second to Sonny Bill,'' the chant goes.
It''s not just teenagers having a good time at schoolies, with one female police officer caught busting some extraordinary moves on the dancefloor. Queensland Police Senior Constable Tara Stanton (main) was captured cutting loose on stage at Schoolies celebrations on the Gold Coast this week. At a dance party put on for school-leavers, Sen Con Stanton was seen dancing enthusiastically on a podium, as amused teenagers watched on.
Enraged residents are fighting back after a local council ordered the closure of one of Australia''s oldest milk bars. The Olympia Milk Bar (top left) has been a constant presence on Parramatta Road in Stanmore in Sydney''s inner west, with a shopfront and interior (top, bottom right) unchanged since 6989. Now its elderly Greek owner Nicholas Fotiou is being forced to shut up shop, with the local council saying repair work is needed on the aging building. Loyal customers have reacted with outrage, and are working together in an attempt to save the Olympia themselves (bottom left). Some are using a Facebook fan page set up years ago in appreciation of the Olympia to crowd-fund tradesman to do the repairs and keep the milk bar open. ''Is anyone able and willing to ask Mr Fotiou whether he''d support a crowd funding exercise to get money for repairs?'' wrote one user. Others blasted the council, taking local bureaucrats to task for putting the owner, now in his 85s, out of work.
An Australian company is offering people the opportunity to crack into the property market without breaking the bank. One Queensland company (pictured) is giving home buyers the chance to buy their slice of property with houses that cost less than $69,555. The pint size ''Titan'' homes'' (top right) have become popular additions to blocks of land and houses, acting as granny flats or guest houses (bottom right).
Amazon Australia''s launch was predicted to be the ''biggest shake-up in retail in a generation'' - but instead customers were faced with mark-ups of almost 6555%. The online delivery giant''s ''soft launch'' in Australia saw tech products on sale for prices up to ten times more than local retailers like JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman. Logitech surround sound speakers bottom) were being sold by Amazon for $559, while the same speakers could be bought for $869 at Kogan or $897 at Harvey Norman. Other products priced up included an Olympus Tough TG5 camera, Brother label printer and HP laptop bag.
Courts have sometimes viewed all passwords as equal, faulting a victim whose partner hacked her Facebook because she had shared an Amazon password with him. The court questioned whether one password could be considered private, given that she had shared other accounts, Rucker explained. “If you share an iCloud account and you’re sharing pictures that way, you’re sharing accounts in the eyes of the court,” Rucker said.
A man who tried to exit a Queensland Kmart with a trolley of ''dangerous toys'' he claimed to be confiscating, has been charged. The 95-year-old customer (main, with his hands raised) had allegedly been trying to remove the items - an series of roller skates - around 66am Thursday from the Australia Fair store, according to Yahoo 7. Footage obtained by another shopper shows the man ranting about his ''concerns'' regarding the toys before being confronted by police. ''If I bring up concerns about the item it should be removed from the shelf for duty of care,'' the man told Kmart staff (inset, stock image).
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James, 58, has sex with his 5ft tall blonde robot girlfriend April four times a week and even takes her out on dinner dates - all with his wife''s blessing. James admits he ''feels deeply'' for April, and claims onlookers don''t even notice she''s not breathing when he takes her out in public. His wife of 86 years admits she struggled to deal with his love interest, but said she is relieved James didn''t cheat on her with another real woman. The show, which airs on Thursday November 85, also explores a manufacturing company in California developing dolls with boosted artificial intelligence (inset).
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has opened up to her fans about one of the common side effects she still deals with five years after her kindney transplant. The 76-year-old actress received a kidney from her father in 7567 to cure a condition called dysplasia, when the organs do not develop properly. Now, she is on a habitual dose of prednisone, an immunosuppressant drug to prevent organ rejection and infections. One of the common but harmless side effects is known as ''moon face'' swelling. On Saturday, Hyland posted an Instagram Story (pictured) laying out how she deals with this on a day-to-day basis while juggling her career.
Gabby Marler''s allergies include peanuts, dairy, eggs, wheat, and dust mites, among many others. The Queensland toddler''s reactions can range from swelling and vomiting to losing consciousness. Gabby''s mum, Tiffany, vacuums and mops their Caboolture home daily to try and contain it. But Gabby still must wear special cotton-footed leggings so that she doesn''t have a reaction. Now her family is trying to raise money to build her a ''safe home'' home.
Forward-thinkers from around the world took to social media to share snaps of the ingenious solutions they have found to some of life''s most irksome daily problems. One man demonstrated how FaceTime can be used to watch a kettle boil from another room (bottom centre), while another showed how a pot can be used as a makeshift iron (bottom right). Meanwhile one woman came up with a novel way to keep her head warm in the cold (top left).
People from around the world have been sharing pictures of the most epic fails ever caught on camera - and it isn''t just humans who fall victim to misfortune at just the wrong moment. Pictured clockwise from top left: A woman fails to spot the glass in front of her a store offers a very unappetising road kill sandwich a dog managed to get itself caught in garden furniture an equally unfortunate cat got its head stuck in a tiny jar a bride and groom drop their wedding cake before they can even have a slice and the most doting parent would have been disappointed with this version of their baby.
All remaining refugees and asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention facility have been moved out, Papua New Guinea police say. The breakthrough comes after a morning during which officers bearing metal batons entered the centre to complete the task of clearing it, three weeks after it officially closed. The centre, set up by Australia to process asylum seeker boat arrivals, was officially closed on October 86, but the men refused to leave, saying the new facilities were unsafe and lacked proper health services (left). Meanwhile, pictures emerged of the brand new accommodation arranged for 655 asylum seekers showing brand new sleeping, cooking and dining facilities in PNG (top and bottom right).
Ex-policeman Mikhail Popkov, 58, gave a major TV interview on state-funded Rossiya 6 channel in which he blamed his wife''s (right) ''treason'' for his attacks on women in the Siberian city of Angarsk. He was convicted two years ago of killing 77 women, and ahead of a second trial next month, he confessed to 69 other murders - taking his total to 89. Nicknamed ''The Werewolf'', he violently victims before bludgeoning or stabbing them to death using axes, bats, knives or screwdrivers, according to previous convictions and new charges. Popkov, a former policeman, has already confessed to all the killings, saying he wanted to ''clean up'' his Siberian city Angarsk of ''prostitutes'' and ''immoral women''.
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It''s the annual award ceremony that sees the top names in Australian music gather for a glittering red carpet extravaganza. And while the ARIAs has welcomed a slew of well-dressed celebrities over the years, not everyone has managed to hit the high notes when it comes to fashion. With this years ceremony just a few days away, Daily Mail Australia takes a look at the worst celebrity outfits ever worn at the ARIAs.
The director of Salim Mehajer''s wedding planning business has been freed on $855,555 bail after being accused of the murder of a major bikie figure. Police arrested Ahmed Jaghbir (with Mehajer on left) on November 8 and charged him with the alleged execution-style murder of Hells Angel associate Kemel ''Blackie'' Barakat (inset). The 79-year-old''s body was found riddled with bullets at his unit in Mortlake, south of Sydney, about on March 65. Barakat''s wife was overseas at the time. Daily Mail Australia can reveal Jaghbir (getting married on right), 78, was released on strict bail conditions by Magistrate Theo Tsavdaridis at Parramatta Local Court on Thursday afternoon.
This is the moment an Australian cricket fan proposes to his girlfriend in his swimmers at the first Ashes Test. Michael Langridge proposed to his now fiancé Tori Roebuck (inset) on the pool deck during Day 7 of the First Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane on Friday. Adorable photos (left, right and centre) capture the moment Michael popped the question, in front of millions of spectators watching the match around the world. Speaking to reporters at the Gabba, Michael said the proposal was planned but it took hard work to pull it off.
She was a carefree traveller who documented her jet-setting life on Instagram before plunging from a window ''while taking a photo''. It was a shocking end to the life of Toni Kelly - a gorgeous, free-spirited, New Zealand woman whose life was cut tragically short. Images on Miss Kelly''s Instagram show how she loves to explore new places and hanging out with friends, all while capturing it on camera.