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Tropical Storm Andrea bearing down on Florida

Tropical Storm Andrea took aim at Florida's northern Gulf Coast today and was forecast to cut across Georgia and up the US Atlantic coast, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Kid Koala, Scala, London

I can safely say that this is the only gig I’ve ever been to where oven gloves are a feature of the merchandising stall. But then Kid Koala is no ordinary performer.

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On The Road: A dip in the sea in the south of France

Our first family holiday was anything but a holiday, I realised, at 4am in a turquoise-walled suite in the South of France, where the peace was broken at regular intervals by a wailing baby. Correction: my wailing baby. While we were trying to introduce her to a new routine, it seemed that she was breaking us into a completely new way of being, a holiday where we couldn't relax, even when she was sleeping.

Deadly attacks spur call to fish great whites

Western Australia called on the federal government yesterday to lift a ban on the fishing of great white sharks following an unprecedented fifth death in its waters within less than a year.