Michael Buble, the body-shamer?

Michael Buble

Candian crooner attacked by fans after posting an Instagram picture of a stranger with "hungry shorts".

Mum's crazy list of demands

A mum has received plenty of online criticism for sending this email to family members.

We're big kids' birthday party fans - but this is one bash we're glad we didn't get an invite to.

Swimsuit pic 'was not brave'

"THIS WAS NOT BRAVE." says Jessica Kane of this photo. Her courage-denying post has since had over 600,000 likes on Facebook.

Jessica Kane says that her posing in a swimsuit isn't courageous, whatever her size.

Hottest new shades for nails gallery

Revlon is always coming up with creative nail art options, and the latest is its Transforming Effects Top Coats, $16.50 each. These eight new polishes can change the finish on your existing manicure to add matte, confetti, holographic and glaze effects.

Want to nail a new look for winter but on a tight budget? A DIY mani with one of these should do the trick.

Her fab reason for posing nude

At first she said no, but then she decided to pose naked for Allure. Why? To inspire other black and transgender women to celebrate who they are.

"I'm a black transgender woman. I felt this could be really powerful for the communities I represent."

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Romance a reporter video

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Seven decades of love

When Doreen Maindonald accepted an invitation to a dance with Graham McElroy she had no idea it would lead to a marriage spanning seven decades.

How to find love at the gym

The man who lives with two girlfriends

food & wine

Do Milk Bottles taste ... different?

Pascall has taken the milk out of their Milk Bottles - and customers aren't very happy.

3:35 PM  Pascall's creamy lollies have a new dairy-free recipe - and no-one seems to like it.

Famous faces and their beer

When she's not reading the news, it turns out Hilary Barry likes downing a pint just as much as you.

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Limes weren't enough to live on

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow lasts just four days on her much-mocked grocery shop using a food-stamp budget.

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Swimsuit pic 'was not brave'

"THIS WAS NOT BRAVE." says Jessica Kane of this photo. Her courage-denying post has since had over 600,000 likes on Facebook.

Jessica Kane says that her posing in a swimsuit isn't courageous, whatever her size.

In my beauty bag: Sarah Hart

What products does the doctor, as seen on TV's Ten Years Younger, trust to keep her looking great?

Revlon is always coming up with creative nail art options, and the latest is its Transforming Effects Top Coats, $16.50 each. These eight new polishes can change the finish on your existing manicure to add matte, confetti, holographic and glaze effects.

Hottest new shades for nails gallery

Want to nail a new look for winter but on a tight budget? A DIY mani with one of these should do the trick.

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Michael Buble, the body-shamer?

Michael Buble

Candian crooner attacked by fans after posting an Instagram picture of a stranger with "hungry shorts".

The week's best & worst dressed gallery

Scarlett defies logic, Scherzinger oozes sex appeal, and Kylie goes Jekyll and Hyde.

At first she said no, but then she decided to pose naked for Allure. Why? To inspire other black and transgender women to celebrate who they are.

Her wonderful reason for posing naked

"I'm a black transgender woman. I felt this could be really powerful for the communities I represent."

well & good

'It's taken everything but my hope'

Tahlia Smith had been accepted to study musical theatre in Sydney

Tahlia Smith had the world at her feet as a performing arts student - but then Lyme disease struck.

The six categories of obesity

Overweight should target weight loss differently depending on which group they belong to, study says.

Sugar may not make kids hyper

Why dogs make you feel good

life

Mum's crazy list of gift demands

A mum has received plenty of online criticism for sending this email to family members.

We're big kids' birthday party fans - but this is one bash we're glad we didn't get an invite to.

Girls star bravely opens up video

Jemima Kirke gets candid about something many women feel "embarrassment" or "shame" about.

The cowboy cross-dresser

Why did Facebook remove this photo?

home & property

Mall gets new lease of life

There are 4000 people on the waiting list to live inside the oldest mall in the US.

4:07 PM  Around 4000 hopeful tenants join waiting list for bargain apartments in USA's oldest shopping complex.

Living in just 8 square metres

The tiny house trend may feel claustrophobic, but is it worth it for all the money you'll save?

It might take a professional to breed a hybrid rose like this beauty, Love Heart, but an enthusiastic home gardener can easily experiment with their own crosses.

How to breed your own roses

Fancy yourself as a budding breeder? Here's a beginner's guide to how the pros do it.

luxury

Crazy new must-have of the super-rich

A top dog life - A pup at Somerset House during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015.

A dog nanny: akin to that of a governess, but entrusted with a slobbering pug in a pink diamond-studded collar.

Jeremy Renner's $6m property gallery

A 1920s house with a 550m 'great room', renovated by Jeremy Renner and his business partner, is up for sale.

LOW MAINTENANCE: Kim Kardashian uses three different make-up artists depending on how 'ethnic' or 'glam' she wants to look.

Kim K's $2600 make-up routine

It starts with a $600 moisturiser...

weddings

Introducing Clarissa & James gallery

Clarissa & James

This long-time couple dodged a storm to tie the knot in a "perfect" outdoor ceremony - thanks to a little bit of magic.

Greatest wedding venue ever? video

Kiwi couples are lining up to get married in this living, green church in the Waikato.

The newly engaged Richie and Lizzie (centre) with Irish rock band Kodaline.

Band help fan pull off epic proposal video

This pair met at a Kodaline concert - so what better way to pop the question than by roping in the band itself?

Video

Romance a reporter

Reporter Kirsty Lawrence decided it was time to spice up her life, so with the help of MoreFM Taupo she was sent on a series of dates.

Parenting

Breastfeeding photos allowed

Woman breastfeeding

Instagram finally updates guidelines to let feeding mums and tots be seen - but female nipples are still a problem.

How children view privacy 

Children's fondness for online sharing is a global phenomenon, and is worrying for authorities. 

Duncan Garner says his wife has helped their son, 4, move from a baby to a boy.

The mother of all dilemmas

OPINION: My wife's three-month break from paid work ends on Monday – and she can't wait.

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Furry Friday: Delicious ginger cats

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Prince Harry agrees that redheads rule, but do redheaded cats? These ones certainly do.

Confessions of an X-Phile

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I may have, at one point, penned an ode by rewriting lyrics from Shaggy's Mr Boombastic.

Dunhill's amazing rescue story

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How an army of pet lovers banded together to help find a blind and deaf dog.

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