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MANCHESTER ATTACK

Pop band Take That donate concert proceeds to Manchester terror attack victims

Take That's Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen. (AAP)

UK pop stars Take That have donated proceeds from a Liverpool concert to victims of the Manchester terror attack.

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NEW SOUTH WALES

Sydney Opera House lights up spectacularly for Vivid festival

Vivid Sydney has officially begun with the Sydney Opera House sails lighting up in a futuristic display. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Devastated boy told he's too young to donate blood to Manchester victims delivers lollies to hospital

A six-year-old boy who was devastated after learning he was too young to donate blood to the victims of the Manchester bombing has instead delivered lollies to the hospital. Full story »

ENTERTAINMENT

'An example for every woman': Lisa Wilkinson celebrates 10 years on TODAY

The TODAY Show’s Sylvia Jeffreys has teared up in an emotional tribute to friend and colleague Lisa Wilkinson, who this week celebrates a decade on the much-loved breakfast program. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Watch the moment a young Perth couple find out they’ve won $200,000

A 20-year-old man from Perth’s south has gone from living on the streets to buying a brand new boat after he and his partner won $200,000 from a scratchie. Full story »

BUZZ

Couple push forward wedding after they were both diagnosed with cancer

An engaged couple planned their wedding and married in just four days after being told they both have cancer. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Paralysed man's summiting of Everest 2.0 a lesson in 'perseverance and compassion'

A paraplegic man's herculean effort to conquer a formidable obstacle with the help of his father and other athletes has blown away organisers of a global endurance event. Full story »
GOOD NEWS

Grandmother, 92, thrilled to feature in granddaughter's wedding as flower girl

A 92-year-old Melbourne woman has proven age is no bar to being a flower girl after serving the important duty at her granddaughter's wedding. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Billionaire Andrew Forrest and family make largest single donation in Australian history

West Australia 2017 Australian of the Year finalist Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest poses for a portrait at a reception at Government House in Canberra. (AAP)

Billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest and his family will donate $400 million, in the biggest single philanthropic gift by a living person in Australia’s history. Full story »

ROYAL FAMILY

Prince George filmed stomping on Pippa Middleton's wedding dress

Prince George has been told off by his mother after he caused a fuss at his aunt's wedding and trounced on Pippa Middleton's expensive dress. Full story »

ROYAL FAMILY

Meghan Markle was missing from Pippa Middleton's wedding

It's being dubbed the "wedding of the year", but one much-anticipated guest appears to have passed on her invite. Full story »

ROYAL FAMILY

Prince George and Princess Charlotte steal the show at Pippa Middleton's wedding

Prince George and Princess Charlotte served as page boy and flower girl at their aunt Pippa Middleton's wedding.  Full story »

GOOD NEWS

'Heart of a lion': Weightlifting trainer celebrates Special Olympics athlete's dedication

A New Hampshire weightlifting trainer has celebrated the achievements of an athlete currently training to participate in the Special Olympics’ powerlifting event. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Aussie mum defends her C-section in brutally honest Instagram post

Australian mum and blogger Olivia White has compared having a C-section to being “gutted like a shark”. (Instagram/houseofwhite_)

Australian mum and blogger Olivia White has hit out at critics who claim having a C-section is the “easy way out” with a blunt description of the toll the operation has taken on her body.  Full story »

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Watch these wide-eyed cheetah cubs get their first check-up at SA zoo

Five cheetah cubs have wriggled their way through their first health check at Monarto Zoo in South Australia.  Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Meet the boy who rode his bicycle across Geelong to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day

A determined six-year-old boy sparked a frantic police search after riding three kilometers across town to find his mum the perfect gift for her special day.  Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Rapper Nicki Minaj rewards top-performing students by paying off their loans

Minaj said she would pay tuition fees for all “straight A” students who apply as part of an impromptu “contest”. (AFP)

US rapper Nicki Minaj has surprised fans after pledging to pay off the student loans of those who had proved their dedication through top marks. Full story »

CELEBRITY

In pictures: Stars salute their mums on social media for Mother’s Day

Celebrities have taken to social media to post loving tributes and photographs of their mothers on their special day. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Paris 'love locks' sale raises thousands for refugees

Padlocks locked and left as a symbol of love on Parisian bridges, displayed during an auction organised by the Ville de Paris. (AFP)

A charity auction selling off "love locks" from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees has brought in over $369,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists. Full story »

GOOD NEWS

Albury pensioner reunited with his daughter after 51 years of searching

An Albury man has been reunited with his daughter after spending 51 years apart in opposite hemispheres. Full story »