The glitterati came out in force for the NGV Gala 2023 at the National Gallery of Victoria on Saturday. Many celebrities used the event as an opportunity to show off their partners, with Hollywood actor Liam Hemsworth and model Gabriella Brooks (centre right) joining the likes of Maria Thattil and Moana Hope (left) and ABC presenter Tony Armstrong who was accompanied by his new partner Rona Glynn-McDonald. Read on to see all the A-list arrivals...
A young Irish tourist was just getting started on a new life in Australia when a horror accident changed everything - as family make desperate flight over: 'Broken everywhere'
Family members of a young Northern Irish national have flown half way around the world after a devastating car accident that took place in Sydney. The expat had been in Australia for about three months before the incident, which resulted in critical injuries.
Sarah Wilson delivers a brutal parting shot to Australia as she reveals why she never got another TV gig after hosting MasterChef for one season - and opens up about her blissful new life in Paris
Sarah Wilson, the journalist and broadcaster known for her best-selling range of I Quit Sugar cookbooks (left), has revealed why she left her home country for a new life in France (right, in Paris with a friend recently) following the sale of her business to fellow media identity Sam Wood. In a wide-ranging interview, she spoke of her decision to leave Australia and alluded to why she never got another high-profile TV role following her brief stint as a host of MasterChef for just one season (centre and inset, with original judges Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris).
It was a crime so horrific it brought police to tears - yet the man who did it walked free: Read the gut-wrenching story that brings shame on Australia
A week-long inquest is investigating the deaths of Mona Lisa Smith, 16, and Jacinta Rose Smith, 15, on a highway outside Bourke in northwestern NSW in December, 1987. The cousins died after accepting a lift with excavator driver Alexander Ian Grant, then 40, in his Toyota HiLux ute after he had been drinking in four Bourke hotels. What happened next will make your blood run cold.
Fashion designer Camilla Franks splits from fiancé JP Jones after seven years together: Couple battled through fertility issues and her cancer battle - as the sad reason for their break-up is revealed
Franks, known as the Kaftan Queen, first met Jones in London more than 25 years ago before reuniting and beginning a relationship in 2016. The couple (left) went on to have a daughter, Luna (right), now five, but were unable to conceive a second child after five unsuccessful rounds of IVF. Franks and Jones first planned to marry in 2017 in India, but they put their wedding on hold when they learned the designer was pregnant. Jones supported Camilla as she battled breast cancer just four months after giving birth to their daughter.
EXCLUSIVE Her mortifying arrest video was seen around the world. But by the time you heard Christina Revels-Glick's name, she was already dead. This is the mother-of-two's desperately sad story
Bodycam footage went viral last week of Christina Revels-Glick being arrested in July 2021 for pleasuring herself on Tybee Beach in Georgia. DailyMail.com can reveal that eight months after her arrest, she was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Her family members say the Tybee Beach incident did not lead to her death, but instead she fell into alcohol and drug abuse.
Harry and Meghan are urged to end their 'deafening silence' on racism row after it was re-ignited by their 'mouthpiece' Omid Scobie - as Charles 'considers all options' and palace officials weigh up legal action
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been urged to speak out and back King Charles and Princess Catherine amid suggestions Buckingham Palace could take legal action amid the Omid Scobie race row. The Duke and Duchess and Sussex have been told to end their 'deafening silence' after the King himself and his daughter-in-law were named as the royals alleged to have made remarks about the skin colour of Prince Archie.
PLATELL'S PEOPLE: The more Meghan and her risible mouthpiece Scobie smear Kate, the more we love her!
AMANDA PLATELL: Almost three years ago Meghan told Oprah Winfrey, without naming names, that senior members of the Royal Family had raised 'concerns' about the skin colour of her and Harry's son, Archie, before he was born. The Sussexes implied, and their supporters cried, this proved the House of Windsor was racist: that poor mixed-race Meghan had been marginalised. The shocking allegations threatened to shake many people's faith in the monarchy itself. Now, thanks to her risible mouthpiece, Omid Scobie - who collaborated with her on his first book Finding Freedom - we know Meghan also wrote the King a 'private' letter, setting out her concerns about the supposed racism in the Royal Family.
'Barefoot Contessa' star Ina Garten, 75, reveals the REAL reason she never had children - despite being the face of home cooking in America
Ina, 75, who grew up in Stamford, Connecticut, with her surgeon father Charles and her dietician mother Florence, has long been open about how her 'obsessive' mother restricted her eating as a child, and didn't let her cook - despite her falling in love with the activity from a young age. Now, she has revealed how the negative things that she endured as a kid ultimately lead to her not wanting to become a mother herself while speaking to Katty Kay in a new BBC interview.
New York City's Rockefeller Center opens 'The Beam' - which allows visitors to re-create the historic photo of death-defying construction workers: This is why some fear the ride is a disaster waiting to happen
Tourists and native New Yorkers can reach new heights for a limited time on an all-new ride called The Beam. Located in Rockefeller Center, The Beam Experience opened today for visitors looking to recreate an iconic New York photo of 11 ironworkers taken 91 years ago at the same building. The 1932 black and white picture shows all the men sitting on a steel beam during their lunch break 69 stories high with a spectacular view of Central Park in the background. The lucky visitors who try this new ride at the Top of the Rock are guaranteed a picture while sitting on a steel beam that raises them 12 feet above the Observation Deck.
Actress Mackenzie Phillips opens up about her 10-year incestuous affair with her own FATHER - Mamas & Papas frontman John - in rare interview with her sister Chynna
Mackenzie, 64, has opened up to sister Chynna, 55, about the 10-year incestuous affair she had with their father, The Mamas & the Papas frontman John. Mackenzie, who is the daughter of John and first wife Susan Stuart Adams, made a bombshell revelation in her 2009 memoir, High On Arrival, claiming that her father first raped her when she was 19 - on the night before her wedding to Jeff Sessler. But as her life began to spiral out of control on drugs, the sex became consensual for almost a decade, she said. In a new chat with her sister, Mackenzie described her father as 'dark' and also revealed she had been trolled online for 'having forgiveness in her heart,' but 'forgiving doesn't mean that I co-sign or agree with what I'm forgiving... him for.'
Woman who fled Amish upbringing reveals what it's like to date in ultra-strict religion - and lifts the lid on bizarre courting ritual called 'BUNDLING' that couples perform because they can't have pre-marital sex
Lizzie Ens, 36, from Ohio, ran away from her Amish community and has now revealed what dating looked like in the Amish world. She fled the lifestyle when she was 19 years old, and hasn't ever looked back. The nutrition coach now shares fascinating insights into her childhood to her more than 172,000 followers.
Macaulay Culkin proudly poses with two-year-old son Dakota (who rocks a mohawk!) and fiancée Brenda Song before planting kiss on baby Carson at star-studded Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony
Macaulay Culkin was honoured on Friday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. He was supported by his fiancée, actress Brenda Song, and their two sons, Dakota, two, and Carson, who was born sometime before Christmas 2022. The ceremony marks the first time they have stepped out at a public event with both of their children.
Meet the OTHER Kelce couple: Inside the humble life of NFL star Jason, his fame-shy wife Kylie and their three adorable kids - after they met on a disastrous TINDER date in 2015
When Kylie McDevitt swiped on a Tinder profile in her college days, she thought she was getting cat fished. After looking up the person in the pictures, she realized that profile claimed to belong to a football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. Kylie accepted an invitation from the Tinder match to meet up at a bar, and that's when she was first introduced to Jason Kelce. The date went horribly.
EXCLUSIVE All my wife wants is for her pain to end. Dying is the only way: Heartbreaking account of husband of bed-ridden mother, 39, battling long Covid 'death sentence' who wants to end her life in Switzerland
Stuart May (inset), a 35-year-old husband and father, faces his last Christmas with his wife who wants to raise $19,000 for an assisted death in Switzerland. His wife, mother-of-four Kelly Louise (main), has spent the last 18 months battling a long Covid 'death sentence' that has left her 'imprisoned' in a dark room in constant agony and unable to care for her children. Mrs Smith-May's condition started to gradually deteriorate after she caught Covid in December 2021. The 39-year-old has now 'reached the point where dying would end her suffering'.
Can you find Santa, his sleigh and five Christmas gifts hiding in this festive image? It takes the average person 1 minute 40 seconds to solve - could you do better?
It's December 1 - and you know what that means - the nation will be counting down every day until we reach December 25. A new Christmas brainteaser is leaving the nation well and truly puzzled, as they try to find Father Christmas, his sleigh, and the five presents he lost along the way. The festive puzzle has been created in time for the lead-up and it turns out that 80 per cent of people can't solve it in less than a minute - can you?
Is Felicity Huffman Hollywood's WORST mother? The Varsity Blues convict has cruelly reminded the world of her daughter's humiliation - and, says KARA KENNEDY, it's all a shameless bid to revive her long-dead acting career
Talk about a desperate housewife! Felicity Huffman, apparently tired of sitting at home and nursing her long-dead acting career, has put on her best I'm Sorry face and tried for a relaunch. Here was Huffman, of Varsity Blues Scandal fame and former Hollywood C-lister, donning the cloak of 'white guilt' as she broke her four-year silence on the college bribery debacle, describing to ABC the moment of her arrest in 2019: '[The FBI] came into my home, they woke my daughters up at gunpoint - again, nothing new to the black and brown community - then they put my hands behind my back and handcuffed me.' Reader, don't be fooled by the perfectly sculpted blow-dry, the freshly bleached hair, Felicity suffered during her 11-day imprisonment - and she wants us to know about it. 'I asked [the investigators] if I could get dressed. I thought it was a hoax,' she says as her no-makeup makeup glistens under the TV studio lights. 'I literally turned to one of the FBI people in a flak jacket and a gun and I go 'is this a joke?'
EXCLUSIVE Posing with Salt Bae and P Diddy and enjoying the high life: How glamorous Instagram life of Turkish DJ turned to horror when he was kidnapped by brutal gang who tortured him to death
Whether hitting the slopes, watching the Formula One racing in Abu Dhabi or puffing away on a cigar in Venice, Koray Alpergin wanted the world to know he was living the good life. The celebrities in his social media snaps simply served to reinforce the point - the Turkish restaurateur Salt Bae and the rapper Sean Combs, better known as P Diddy (top images), among them. 'Let life come as it wants,' observed the 43-year-old DJ, using the moniker 'The King', in a post to his 10,000-odd Instagram followers. Another simply read: 'Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on….' For Gozde Dalbudak (inset), his new girlfriend, those words would assume a terrible significance. Returning from a Mayfair restaurant last October on her first visit to England, she was by his side when the couple walked in to a real-life nightmare - a 'story' of such brutality it could have come straight out of the gangster movie Reservoir Dogs. Kidnapped and bundled in to a van by masked knifemen, the pair were taken to a kebab restaurant near the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in north London.
Sanna Hakala, a two-time Olympic hockey player for Finland, has been left paralysed from the chest down with limited function in her arms and hands after crashing into the net during a recent game for her Swedish club team.
Oh, snap! Breathtaking images that were crowned winners of the International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards - from a surprise visit from a bird to couples' death-defying stunts
The jaw-dropping winning photo was taken by Canadian photographer Tara Lilly, who captured the jaw-dropping moment a bird landed on the bride's head and made itself comfortable while the groom read his vows. More than 1,700 stunning wedding photos were entered into the seventh International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards by 300 wedding photographers, spanning across 11 categories. The unbelievable picture was entered into the Single Capture category, where it won first prize.
EXCLUSIVE Lionesses of the Desert: Inside Israel’s all-female tank unit taking on Hamas terrorists - and led by British captain, 20, who says her role is ‘a dream come true’
Tamara is one of just 40 women in the 33rd Caracal Battalion's tank unit and which has seen service since October 7 after Hamas launched their deadly invasion killing more than 1,200. Originally from Hendon, north London, Tamara moved to Israel after her grandfather was killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem in 2008. Speaking exclusively to MailOnline at her base in a classified location in southern Israel close to the Egyptian border, she described how she had sprung into action on the day of the invasion. Standing by her Merkava battle tank Tamara said: 'I was woken by the sound of rockets and sirens and knew that this was what we had been trained for and my time was now.'
World's oldest supermodel Daphne Selfe, 95, reveals the unlikely secrets behind her youthful appearance
British fashionista, Daphne Selfe, 95, from Baldock, Hertfordshire, is living proof of the benefits of ageing gracefully. She started her modelling career at the age of 20, and some 70 years later it's still going strong. Career highlights include runway shows for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Tate-Naka and Nichiko Koshino, not to mention cameo appearances in numerous Bond films. But age she must, and this year marks a transition for Daphne because she has moved into a care home- but it's anything but bleak. Funded by the Royal Variety Charity, the living space is as glam as Daphne. To mark her new chapter, the 95-year-old met with The Telegraph- and in doing so, revealed the secrets behind her youthful glow.