Vatican buys apartments above gay sauna

Vatican officials are sweating over claims it has splashed out £21million on a Rome apartment block above ‘Europe’s largest gay sauna’. The startling reports will be hugely embarrassing for the Catholic Church as its cardinals begin voting today for a new Pope to replace Benedict XVI following his surprise resignation. Cardinal Ivan Dias is likely … [Read the full story]

Great job…. wrong flat!

A homebuyer spent $30,000 doing up an apartment – before learning the place he’d bought was the empty shell across the hall. Gui Lizhong was sold flat 4-2 in a new development in Chongqing, China before the numbers were on the doors. He only realised he had mistakenly decorated 4-1 when Long Nengyun turned up and … [Read the full story]

Brave Steph hungry to take on the world

Two weeks after she was viciously attacked outside her Tweed Heads apartment, world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore admits the emotional scars remain a work in progress. In the wake of her post-Christmas assault, she’s passed the festive season in a whirl of sleepless nights, nightmares and comfort slumber parties with her tight band of friends. … [Read the full story]