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What to do with leftover holiday cash

MOST of us are returning from overseas travel with a burden we can’t seem to shake. And it’s a very expensive burden to live with.

F1: Daniel Ricciardo leaves door open for Hamilton link up

Daniel Ricciardo doesn’t fear not having a seat next season.

Ricciardo is out of contract at Red Bull at the end of the season.

The room we no longer need

Canberra, Australia, 10 February 2016. Canberra street early morning, in the trendy Kingston Foreshore suburb. Land was reclaimed from the lake Burley Griffin to create a small island. The canal joins the lake to the new harbour.

Apparently busy Gen Ys don't need the extra space living rooms provide.

Outrage over show’s ‘dog autism’ segment

Good Morning Britain has been slammed for the segment — but a spokesman said it would still go ahead. Picture: iStock

“There will be a debate about pet vaccinations."

The ingenious trick Aussie parents love

Mackenzie is now sticking to her chores with the motivation of this board.

“It works for us, and it is just another fun way of her earning pocket money.”

The Google trap so many people are falling for

This website is now worth a ridiculous amount of money.

Clicking a Google Ad seems like a sucker move.

Push to cancel registration on cars with dodgy airbags

The car industry wants regos to be cancelled if motorists don’t get their cars fixed even though the parts are in stock. Picture: Supplied.

The car industry says it’s time for drastic measures.

Twist in case of lawyer suing Woolies over slip

A LAWYER suing Woolworths for $1.3million after allegedly slipping on a shallot has been banned from contacting insurers who complained of harassment.

Surprising source of half your calories

Stick to a small coffee with a dash of milk and you’ll be reducing your liquid calorie intake significantly. Picture: Supplied.

"Not all calories are equal", and indeed when it comes to beverages.

UberEats could be in big trouble

Has UberEats bitten off more than it can chew? Picture: Carmela Roche/AAP

When is a delivery company not a delivery company?

Anzac biscuits a recipe for remembrance

ANZAC BISCUITS: These simple and delicious biscuits are traditionally made to commemorate Anzac Day.

Baking these biscuits is an April tradition.

10 nutritionist approved late night snacks

The snacks you should turn to if you want a late night snack.

Rather than beat the urge to binge, here’s what's ok to snack on

Passion Pop selling for $60 a bottle

A restaurant in Sri Lanka is selling Passion Pop for $60 a bottle

“My inner 17-year-old was tempted to order the Passion Pop."

You’re eating wrong: Basic weight loss mistakes

Put down the fork — your serve of pasta shouldn’t be bigger than a computer mouse. Picture: iStock

Here are the portions we should be aiming for.

Massive change for Aussie property investors

AUSTRALIAN property investors are set to storm back into the market after APRA announced it would scrap its cap on investor loan growth.

The gloves that will set you back more than $515

Forget these cheap versions — Calvin Klein has a range of rubber gloves that will cost you over $500.

Looking for the perfect gift for someone who really loves washing up?

Mothers need to make a space to call their own

An indoor yoga studio can be somewhere for mums to get away from it all.

Women can create their own personal zone - a lady lair.

Emdur’s teen daughter buys pricey first home

Larry Emdur's daughter Tia is a homeowner. Home ownership among younger Australians is plummeting

Tia Emdur has wasted no time in securing her first property.

Colour your world with some vibrant, easy-to-grow salvias

Salvias are fantastic low maintenance, dry tolerant plants that bring rich floral colour to both modern and cottage style gardens.

Rosemary for remembrance

Rosemary is incredibly tough and long-lived.

This tough, beautiful plant has become synonymous with war memorials

Putting on an autumn show

Clerodendrum nutans, commonly known as nodding clerodendrum.

Low-maintenance shrub is a winner in the colder months.

How to protect your garden from curious pets

Sometimes pets and gardens can clash but there's a way to prevent it.

Boredom, loneliness just a couple of reasons pets can wreak havoc

Give gordonias a go in your garden

Gordonia axillaris.

Try planting the tough, small gordonia trees.

Awesomeness of autumn

Autumn is the time to plant cool season flowering favourites such as pansies and violas.

Use autumn to recover from summer

Try growing raspberries and rosella for autumn

BERRY GOOD: Raspberries grow in a cool or temperate climate.

Raspberries and rosella can make tasty additions to your garden.

$184 mistake you’re making when you go overseas

Most of us are returning from overseas travel with a burden we can’t seem to shake. And it’s a very expensive burden to live with.

Whales sighted, should shark nets be removed?

Whales have been sighted at Fingal Head, some are asking for shark nets to be removed.

"If nets are accessible, they should be coming out immediately"

Huge change coming to how you book flights

Jetstar is making changes to its partnership with Afterpay that should be welcomed by Aussie travellers.

Now it's easier to go over-budget on that dream holiday

Qantas faces scrutiny over frequent flyer bookings

Qantas has come under scrutiny. Picture: Qantas Yam Deaming by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

"Unfortunately, Qantas Classic Flight Rewards are not as rewarding as the name...

Staggering airport parking rip-off

Sydney Airport is laughing all the way to the bank. Picture: Justin Lloyd

"They face little competitive pressure and no price regulation.”

London’s ‘Monster’ fatbergs conceal a deadly secret

Picture: Channel 4 / Fatberg Autopsy: Secrets of the Sewers

What Londoners have been flushing down their toilets is cause for concern.

China’s bizarre move to stop jaywalkers

China’s got a strange new method of stopping jaywalkers. Picture: YouTube

"Please don't go through. You will be sprayed with water."

Handmaid’s Tale star ‘repulsed’ by new season

THE Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most grim — and popular — shows on TV right now, but even its stars are struggling to deal with its disturbing themes.

The Simpsons shatters major TV milestone

The Simpsons has been on television since 1989.

BELOVED animation is about to break another record.

‘Denise wouldn’t have a job if it weren’t for me’

Ita Buttrose has one final thing to say about Denise Drysdale. Picture: Hollie Adams/The Australian

THE war of words between Denise Drysdale and Ita Buttrose continues.

Royal wedding: Harry asks William to be best man

Britain's Prince William is set to miss the FA Cup final while being best man for Prince Harry. Picture: AP Photo/Paul Rogers, Pool, File.

Prince William the best man for the job.

Burning questions from new Avengers film

Avengers: Infinity War definitely shook up the MCU. Picture: Marvel Studios.

SPOILER ALERT: Marvel threw some curve balls at us in Infinity War.

Bindi tears up in heart-warming speech

Robert Irwin from right, Bindi Irwin and Terri Irwin touch the star at the ceremony honoring the late Steve Irwin with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

“I never in my wildest dreams imagined this would come true.''

Amy Schumer ‘lost virginity while asleep’

Amy Schumer has revealed the shocking way she lost her virginity. Credit: Leon Brezer/Fashion Media/MEGA

“I didn’t consent, and for me, I lost my virginity while I was asleep."

Sam Armytage hits back at fashion sledge

WHEN someone mocked Samantha Armytage for her wardrobe choice on Twitter, she had a perfectly savage response.

How to play the frame game

The right sunglasses have the power to transform your look.

Tips to have you throwing on the right shades

Kate’s subtle nod to Princess Diana

Duchess of Cambridge gave a nod to the late Princess Diana with her outfit choice. Picture: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

Kate Middleton's touching tribute to Princess Diana.

Age-defying mum mistaken for son’s girlfriend

Single mum Shimmi Munshi has revealed she is often mistaken for her 20-year-old son’s girlfriend or sister because she looks so young. Shimmi pictured with son Ameen. Picture: Facebook

This mum looks so young people often think she’s her son’s girlfriend

Keep it casual

Aje crop sweater in grey marle, $195; SABA Celine pants, $199; Seed sneakers, $69.95; and Chloe Faye medium backpack, $3220.

Mix-and-match trends for instant cool

‘I was triple A-cup, I’d get called surfboard’

Emma after surgery in December 2012.

'After three months, I started to get symptoms something was wrong.'

$55 dress that broke the internet

Searches for Rihanna’s Gucci tank spiked after she wore it to Coachella last year. Picture: Instagram

A yellow-haired Kylie Jenner wore a $55 gold knitted dress

Mistake that's costing you $9000 a year

SERINA has a mission to cut everyday costs in her life. And she’s been shocked by just how much cheaper stuff can get when she asks to pay less.

Why petrol prices are sky high

Petrol prices are at three-year highs. Picture: Megan Slade/AAP

“We’re starting to see some very high prices that we haven’t seen for some...

How to get ‘free’ solar panels and battery

ShineHub is offering a solar and battery plan to Australians.

“This is the first contract of its kind."

Things to do before July 1 to save money

There are some things you should be doing now if you want to save money.

Looking over your finances can help you reap the benefits.

EASY GUIDE: How to get your tickets for Splendour 2018

Get your tickets for this year's Splendour in the Grass.

Line-up has been revealed, now it's time to get ready for festival

13 sneaky ways real estate agents lie to you

Look out for these tricky words and phrases from real estate agents.

Real estate agents use certain words to manipulate buyers.

Go eco and watch your house soar in value

4Seasons Home Insulation’s Logan Rae installing insulation as more Australian’s look to sustainable features within the home. Picture: Richard Dobson

“Things like solar panels add value to a home.”

No arms, six fingers: Survivor gives back with wisdom

AS A little girl, Trish Jackson sat at the end of her bed wishing she had arms. But when she opened her eyes, she realised she would have to make do.

How a pedicure saved my life

Jenn Andrews had her foot amputated.

“If you find something, don’t wait on it.”

Doctors achieve world's first complete penis transplant

US doctors perform unprecedented complete penis transplant.

It was the most complex penis transplant ever attempted.

'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

KFC says it is investigating complaints about its Ballina store.

Fast food chain promises to "urgently resolve the issue"

‘I felt his body thumping under the train’

In the course of Mick's 30 year career as a train driver, he lives with the memory of three deaths.

This man couldn’t avoid facing the horrors that unfold on the tracks

How former 120kg Bay teen became an Instagram star

Josie Desgrand has become a social media influencer after losing 60kg in one year.

She has gained thousands of followers from her success.

‘I was trying to prevent this day’

THE mother of tragic Alex Raichman, the 11-year-old autistic boy run over by a train, has given a heartbreaking tribute at his funeral.

Father who lunged at teen bully speaks out

The dramatic incident was caught on camera. Picture: Channel Nine

“Dr Jekyll came out.” He said as he described how the victim bullied his...

Mum slammed for bringing son to job interview

She said she’d brought him ‘so he could get an idea of what an interview was like’. Picture: iStock

"She said we were discriminating against her because she had a child.”

‘You are a rubbish father’: Single mum slams ex over unpaid child support

The unidentified mum slammed her ex for failing to pay enough child support.

"I’ve got two jobs to fund my own lifestyle and pay for our children."

How to win Parent of The Year ...

TOP JOB: Parenting takes effort that should be recognised but mostly isn't.

Parenting takes effort that should be recognised but mostly isn't

‘Why I chose to be sterilised’

Faith Roswell, now 30, is a writer and lives in London.

Faith Roswell has no regrets over her decision to be sterilised

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

“It was great because I wanted to go on an adventure,” he told 9 News.

Now, his mum wants to know how he got away with it.

‘Hi, mum? I broke my penis’

THIS is the true story of how a casual hook-up landed this New York writer in hospital with the most painful injury imaginable.

RUSH HOUR: Woman sent bill for rejecting date

Woman sent $50 bill for rejecting second date. Picture: Twitter

“So many girls just expect the guy to pay for everything.”

‘I ate bowls of sugar to repel men’

Lisa put on weight to repel men after sexual abuse as a child.

Lisa was abused as a child, so did what she could to avoid men

Identities of gay dating app users could be exposed

The issue was even thought to affect people who have opted out of sharing data

"They’re putting people’s lives at risk by doing that.”