Person of the year
Amanda Wills 6:09pm Of the 86 "Person of the Year" issues TIME has published since 1927, only five featured a woman.
1:15pm What was he saying? Nobody knows.
NICK MILLER 6:34am Johannesburg: The photographer who caught Barack Obama in the act of taking a ‘selfie’ at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service says he’s sad that such a trivial moment has eclipsed the emotion of the ceremony.
Cats v pin-ups
Candice Chung Who knew cats could emote like this?
Airline company loaded their baggage carousel with Christmas presents their passengers had wished for.
US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service with his stirring eulogy, but it was his grinning "selfie" with the Danish and British premiers that set social networks abuzz.
Jailed band and Greenpeace members, including Tasmanian, could be let off under a new amnesty Russian law back by Vladimir Putin.
In a revealing interview with Marie Claire magazine, Katy Perry has opened up about the real reason behind her break-up with Russell Brand
TIM ELLIOTT Led Zeppelin became famous for it. So too did AC/DC, and apparently even Jay-Z.
Home Alone parody
Jessica Catcher Macaulay Culkin was pretty adorable as the resourceful kid left to his own devices in Home Alone, but this new version takes the cute factor up a notch.
PAUL BIBBY Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has won a preliminary fight in her ongoing defamation battle with men's magazine Zoo Weekly, which published a picture of her head photoshopped onto a bikini model's body.
Let it snow
Candice Chung Introducing Captain Picard's festive supercut: "Make it so, make it so, make it so!"
Naughty or nice
Jimmy Kimmel has appointed himself Santa's little helper.
Sam Laird If you missed out on the Dance Cam battle the first time, don't make the same mistake again.
Kurt Wagner Another solid contender for 'worst song of the year'.
‘‘I’ve built my career. I need to build my human life,’’ Lawrence told USA Today.
Stephanie Bunbury Judi Dench has found solace in constant work since the death of her husband, and her latest role is destined to be one of her greatest. The straight-talking British dame speaks about life, loss and ageing.
Neha Prakash The BFFs keen to give us a taste of the opening musical number.
Gabriel Wilder Meet Wollongong teen ''Rome'' Yu from C-CLOWN.
Justin Bieber's foul mouth landed him in hot water with customs officers when the misbehaving pop star visited Brisbane, according to a US entertainment website
Anthony Hernandez The Fast and Furious franchise is celebrating the life of Paul Walker, who died Saturday in a car crash, with an emotional YouTube video set to Diddy and Skylar Grey's "Coming Home."
CLEMENTINE FORD Sorry to spoil your childhood memories, but it’s time to strike these festive outings off your nostalgia list.
British department store John Lewis has launched a search for a five-year-old girl who wrote a letter of apology after she broke a bauble.
MICHAEL IDATO When Downton Abbey's Crawley family sit down to Christmas lunch this year, the meal will have a decidedly royal flavour.
MICHAEL IDATO The biggest cinematic double act in decades just turned into a threesome.
The Veronica Mars movie will arrive in theaters on March 14 — a year and a day after creator Rob Thomas launched a campaign on crowdfunding website Kickstarter to raise $2 million.
Neha Prakash Because nothing screams Christmas spirit like traditional South Asian garb printed with a comedian's face.
Chimpanzees may be TV comedy gold, but now three courts in New York are being asked to recognise four chimps as "legal persons" with fundamental rights.
As the count-down to the news season of Girls continues we continue to be drip-fed delicious teasers for the upcoming series.
A petition calling on the Seven Network to reconsider plans to broadcast the "sexist" Lingerie Football League (LFL) has generated over 2,000 signatures.
Candice Chung Warning: saying Taylor Swift can't "pull it off" as a lingerie model might get your fired.
CAROLYN WEBB TV personality Charlotte Dawson has succeeded, after several hours, to have an Twitter account featuring images of child rape suspended.
Fit mum fury
LETITIA ROWLANDS Fitness blogger and football wife Caroline Berg Eriksen has come under fire for posting a photo of her post-baby body on Instagram just four days after giving birth. She has defended the picture saying she is "proud" of what her body has achieved.
Today in horrible
Candice Chung So eh. Yeh. This is on TV.
Co-anchor Amber Schatz admirably reported the news alongside Burgundy, and hardly ever cracked a smile — even when he photobombed her segments.
Best female artist Jessica Mauboy said she felt disappointed about the lack of women nominees at this year's awards.
ANDREW HORNERY Barely three months after James Packer ended his six-year marriage to the mother of his three children, the former model Erica, the billionaire casino mogul has reportedly embarked on a new relationship with another beauty who also hails from the same country town as his ex wife: supermodel Miranda Kerr.
At 62, Anjelica Huston is still an intimidating presence, and yearns to star in a big-budget film. The Oscar winner talks to Kirsten Tranter in Santa Monica.
Amrit Dhillon An ad for jewellery company Tanishq has startled viewers by presenting a different bride: dark-skinned, not fair; confident, not submissive.
Venus Wu Job requests, party invites, TV appearances with Dennis Rodman - you name it.
ANNIE STEVENS Mormon women challenge concepts of modesty and restriction in a (NSFW) photography project.
NICK MILLER Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof, is under police investigation after breaking a court order by naming two women whose babies were abused by a Welsh rock star, according to British media reports. Peaches Geldof names mothers whose babies were abused by Ian Watkins
Prince William is delightfully awkward.
French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has been ordered to remove a giant trunk put up on Moscow's iconic Red Square after it triggered outrage among some Russians.
MICHAEL IDATO At least that's what it looks like according to Nine network's 2014 reality TV line-up.
Candice Chung The show is based on a book called 'Moody Bitches'. Sounds promising, non?
Neha Prakash Is proud of his work.
Zoe Fox It's only 30 seconds long, but all your favourite people are in it. Yes, yes, that includes Adam.
Aningaaq was meant to be seven minutes of bonus film, but now the Jonas Cuaron-directed short has a life of its own.
Stan Schroeder Apparently he's a huge fan.
Christine Erickson The obnoxious screams of photo-hungry paparazzi proved no match for J-Law.
LINDA MORRIS Royal portraits are consistent on one measure alone. They are rarely flattering to the royal they portray and are deeply divisive.
The main question people are likely to come away with after watching the video is "Is this a joke?"
Candice Chung Your boyfriend Jesse is back, bitch.
The 'Hungry Games'
Neha Prakash If you prefer your government torture to be more adorable than grim, Sesame Street has the most glorious Hunger Games parody ever.
SCOTT ELLIS It was the one show that fans and critics agreed had the perfect ending ... but it seems like Bryan Cranston had other ideas.
The saga continues.
SARAH OAKES After a catchy new single that takes a hilarious swipe at society's expectations of women? I have one right here for you...
EFFIE MANN Of course she does!
John Beifuss The lives of women can be as complicated and interesting as those of men.