News National Top stories – Sunday May 1, 2016

Top stories – Sunday May 1, 2016

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Raw fruit vegetable smoothie juice drink

Once and for all, expensive juices DO NOT ‘cleanse’ your body

To say drinking juice detoxifies the body isn’t quite the same as saying leeches suck out poison, but it’s close. Read more


LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: A man uses 'Siri' on the new iPhone 4S after being one of the first customers in the Apple store in Covent Garden on October 14, 2011 in London, England. The widely anticipated new mobile phone from Apple has seen customers queue in cities around the world for hours to be amongst the first to buy the device. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Apple’s Siri is all grown up and can now give you life advice

The virtual assistant has always been sassy, but stiff competition has lead Apple to up her game. Read more


horse riderTragedy in NSW after 19-year-old equestrian killed in freak fall

Victorian teenager Caitlyn Fischer was an experienced rider with a bright future, but a freak accident cut her life short. Read more

attractive young woman playing with puppy

Paws off! Here’s why you should stop hugging your dog

Science says cuddling up to your pup can actually make them stressed out and unhappy. Here’s why. Read more


PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 7: Countess Milana Abensperg und Traun wearing a Dior bag and Isabel Marrant dress day 2 of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, on July 7, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)

Apple Watch or Rolex? Here’s what your accessories say about you

Gone are the days of wearing a watch and nothing else. Now, you could be sending a message about yourself without even knowing it. Read more

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 03: Adam Gotsis (NFL) attends the Atlanta Premiere Of Cirque du Soleil's KURIOS - Cabinet Of Curiosities on March 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)

The 127kg Aussie who is the ‘talk of the town’ in the US

Victorian Adam Gotsis is set for one massive payday. Here’s why the 23-year-old’s life is about to change forever. Read more

Young Girl reading book

Is this book Australia’s next great novel?

This gripping new release from author Dominic Smith is receiving rave reviews overseas. Here’s why. Read more


HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 06: (L-R) Actor Robert De Niro and director Martin Scorsese attend AFI's 41st Life Achievement Award Tribute to Mel Brooks at Dolby Theatre on June 6, 2013 in Hollywood, California. 23647_004_KM_0565.JPG (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

How Robert de Niro saved Martin Scorsese’s life

In hospital in a critical condition, the legendary director was in deep trouble when his actor friend stepped in. Read more


hawksedm2Was that the end of an era? GWS thrashing sets off Hawthorn alarm bells

The Giants walked all over the listless premiers, who look a shell of the side they once were. Read more