Kim Jong-un has a secret son

Kim Jong-un has a secret son

KIM Jong-un’s eldest child is a son who could be the heir to the North Korean supreme leadership, it has been revealed. South Korean intelligence has confirmed for the first time that his first kid was a boy born in 2010. This could mean that the lad is already being groomed for power, given the secretive state’s hereditary male leadership, reports the Sunday Times. Earlier this week it was revealed that Kim had sired a third child with wife Ri Sol-ju at some point this year, but it was unknown…

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Williams: ‘Music is going to kill me’

Williams: ‘Music is going to kill me’

ROBBIE Williams has claimed his successful music career is going to “kill him” in a candid new interview. The British singer opened up about his ongoing struggles with anxiety, depression and agoraphobia. The 43-year-old musician joined boy band Take That in 1990 aged 16, and although the star has enjoyed his solo career, he thinks the business is “really bad” for his health. media_cameraEnglish singer Robbie Williams has talked about his struggle with anxiety. Picture: AFP/APA/Herbert PfarrhoferThe Angels hit maker told The Sunday Times magazine: “This job is really bad…

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How did this trailer miss Perth pedestrian?

How did this trailer miss Perth pedestrian?

WE think we might have found Perth’s luckiest trailer owner and also it’s most fortunate pedestrian – all in 30 seconds of dashcam footage. The video, taken last week in rainy conditions on Great Eastern Highway and shared by Dashcam Owners Australia, captures the moment a trailer dramatically unhitches from a four-wheel-drive in the right-hand-lane in Rivervale. The runaway trailer hangs a hard left across the lanes next door, miraculously not colliding with any other cars on the way. But the luckiest escape of the lot might be the high-vis…

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No spring in Tasmania's air, with snow forecast

No spring in Tasmania's air, with snow forecast

Posted September 04, 2017 08:01:22 Photo: Snow is predicted to return to the slopes of Hobart’s Mount Wellington. (Supplied: High and Wide) Tasmanians who thought they’d said hello to spring are in for a surprise, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) forecasting heavy snow in the next 24 hours. A cold front is expected to bring wintery conditions on Tuesday. Snow is predicted all over the state, and in western parts it could reach lower than 200 metres. While Hobart hit 20 degrees Celsius briefly on Sunday morning, that soon…

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A reader's guide to the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist

A reader's guide to the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist

Posted September 03, 2017 08:00:00 Photo: These five books have made the shortlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin Award. (Facebook: Miles Franklin Literary Award) Related Story: 2017 Stella Prize: Australia’s best women’s writing Between “pretty dead girls”, real history and a crotchety retired professor who finds his humanity — it’s a tight contest for this year’s prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award. Named after the author of My Brilliant Career, Miles Franklin, each year the accolade is granted to a work of fiction that depicts “Australian life in any of its…

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