Elle Patzwald

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Typhoon emergency medical team braces for more work in Philippines

The Australian medical team treating people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is preparing for the possibility that it may need to extend …

Photo of the day comes from the new Bureau of Meteorology calendar: a roll cloud over Warrnambool, taken by Robin Sharrock. For more great weather shots see http://ow.ly/qXwe4

One in eight deaths of young Australians attributable to alcohol: National Council on Drugs report

One in eight deaths of Australians aged under 25 is now related to alcohol consumption, a report has revealed.<p>The Australian National Council on …

Axe to fall on Russian sister city over anti-gay laws

Melbourne City Council is one step closer to ending its sister city relationship with St Petersburg in protest over the Russian city's so-called …

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The 'five-second rule' is a dirty myth

It's not okay to eat food that's fallen on the floor even if you pick it up within five seconds. Dr Karl explains why the 'five-second rule' doesn't …

Pakistani teenager Malala receives Sakharov human rights prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai has been handed the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize in recognition of her crusade for the right of …

A sea of green and gold at the Gabba today for day one of the First Ashes Test. Photo by ABC photo editor Nic MacBean. Follow all the action at ABC Grandstand's live blog: ab.co/11MJPED You can also tune in on ABC local radio and Grandstand Digital.

Winner of the Miss Tourism Australia final will travel the world promoting our lucky country

A CHANCE to join the jetset and travel the world is the tantalising prize for 19 stunning women competing in the Miss Tourism Australia final …

Father's solo anti-junk food campaign takes a shot at Cricket Australia

A Tasmanian parent has taken aim at Cricket Australia's sponsorship deal with fast food and alcohol companies.<p>Aaron Schultz is ramping up his efforts …

Typhoon Haiyan: Field hospital medics seeing 'horrific injuries' in wake of Philippines storm

Australian medics working to treat desperate survivors of the Philippines typhoon have likened the aftermath of the fierce storm to Armageddon, and …

Meet the Betars: America's longest-married couple prepares to celebrate 81 years together

John and Ann Betar eloped on November 25, 1932, fleeing their close-knit Syrian neighbourhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and driving as fast as they …

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter sale a 'tipping point' in foreign ownership, food security: farmers

Australian dairy farmers say the future of their industry is at a "tipping point", as foreign companies jostle to take over veteran Victorian …

The World Today - Oscar winner goes back to school 22/11/2013

SCOTT BEVAN: Australian cinematographer Dean Semler has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. He won an Oscar for the 1990 film Dances …

The West Australian

Getting rowdyVideoOptus Stadium gets its first football streakerDespite the heavy security presence, this woman still got on to the ground wearing …

Governor-General Quentin Bryce backs gay marriage, Australia becoming a republic in Boyer Lecture

Governor-General Quentin Bryce has publicly backed both Australia becoming a republic and gay marriage in a landmark speech in Sydney.<p>Ms Bryce, …

Trams in eastern suburbs to be full within two years

''My strong view is that the two issues are separate,'' said Scott Nash, the Liberal mayor of Randwick, about a plan to significantly increase the …

Tornado destroys house in New South Wales

Areas set to be affected included Tenterfield, Inverell, Armidale, Glen Innes, Tamworth and Moree.<p>Mr Paterson said he had seen similar tornadoes …

Code Red: Elle Halliwell scores the week's celeb style hits and misses with Kate Bosworth scoring a perfect 10

KRISTEN Bell pulled off the look of the week but check out our exclusive online Code Red content and you'll find out who scored a prefect 10.

Cyclone Alessia: Warning issued as storm approaches Darwin, Tiwi Islands

The Bureau of Meteorology says residents should now have their cyclone kits ready as category one Cyclone Alessia approaches the Northern Territory.<p>A …

Lightning darts across the Gold Coast city skyline during storms that swept across south-east Queensland last night. Thanks to Daniel Enright of Refreshing Pictures for sharing this photo.

The writing is on the wall for Queensland vandals thanks to an anti-graffiti app. Find out how young crime fighters can clean up the streets: http://bit.ly/1g7mshC

Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O in ongoing dispute with Southern Cross Austereo over rights to Facebook page

THE power of a name has been illustrated in all its glory this week as Kyle Sandilands and Jackie Henderson prepare to end their 13-year tenure at …

Shark attack victim Chris Boyd, killed at Umbies off Gracetown in WA, mourned by Coolum surfing community

Tributes are flowing for surfer Chris Boyd who was killed by a shark off the south-west coast of Western Australia on Saturday.<p>The 35-year-old father …

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'Before' And 'After' Makeup Photos Spark Debate On Reddit

As most women know, makeup is a powerful tool for transformation. But is that a good thing or a bad thing?<p>A set of stark "before" and "after" makeup photos posted on Reddit today have brought the question up for debate. Redditor water_anus posted two side-by-side photos of a woman, the one of the …

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