Devastated bride's mother holds $35k wedding reception for the homeless at four-star hotel after groom got cold feet days before

Quinn Duane's family invite the homeless to $35K wedding feast after groom calls off the

When a groom got cold feet and called off his wedding, the bride's family decided to make the best out of a heart-breaking situation. Quinn Duane was set to wed Landon Borup (right) in a lavish $35,000 ceremony at Sacramento's luxurious Citizen Hotel yesterday. But when it was called off with less than a week to go, the Duane family (left) decided not to cancel the venue and catering, but instead generously invited the city's homeless to enjoy the extravagant feast.

Arabian night life: Extraordinary picture shows drunk, burka-clad woman passed out in Saudi street as ex-pats lift lid on how police ignore secret debauchery

DRUNK Saudi Arabian woman lies passed out in the street in photo

It is not a picture one expects to see coming out of Saudi Arabia: a burka-clad woman, allegedly lying down drunk in the streets of the capital. But ex-pats - who themselves admit to wild parties on western compounds in the desert state - won't be too surprised. They have lifted the lid on the excesses of their Saudi neighbours, including a growing taste for a drug used by ISIS fighters before they go into battle. Westerners who live there also claim the police often turn a blind eye - which makes the arrest and punishment of British grandfather Karl Andree even more hypocritical.

Pilsners go with a pork roast and you CAN drink beer with brie! Expert matches beers to ALL your favourite meals 

Daily Mail Australia enlisted the help of Bavarian Bier Cafe 'bier professor' Dominic Dighton to share the best brews to go with your favourite meals - from a burger to a piece of cake.

Motorists score petrol for just 14.9 cents a litre after bowser mistake at service station

NEW Perth motorists filled their petrol tanks and their pockets when they were mistakenly charged the amazing price of 14.9 cents a litre at a local service station after the wrong price was set.

'The mother of all blackheads': Disgusting moment doctor squeezes spot from the side of elderly woman's eye

WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT. Dr Sandra Lee, who is also known as Dr Pimple Popper and based in California, had been treating the pensioner for skin cancer.

Breakthrough in the suspicious death of toddler Jordan Thompson, as police post $100,000 reward 10 YEARS after he was found with lethal dose of antidepressants

Jordan William Thompson was found unresponsive at his home in NSW's Hunter region, 310 km north of Sydney, on March 2005, before being rushed to Singleton Base Hospital.

Social media users divided after founders of Reclaim Australia open up on how they are 'just ordinary mums and dads'... and most Aussies reveal they DON'T think the anti-Islamic group is racist

Reclaim Australia founders' appear on Channel Seven's Sunday Night program

Reclaim Australia's founders, who call themselves 'patriotic Australians' and claim to be stopping the 'spread of Islam' in Australia, appeared on Channel Seven's Sunday Night program in their first ever television interview. Co-founders Wanda Marsh and John Oliver, as well as Sydney mum Catherine Brennan, explained how the movement was started by concerned parents who believed the Martin Place siege was an act of Islamic terrorism.

New poll shows Malcolm Turnbull has become THREE TIMES more popular than Bill Shorten since he took over as prime minister... so will Labor change leaders again? 

Australia's Liberal Party leader and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) has shot to a massive lead over Opposition leader Bill Shorten (right) in the latest preferred Prime Minister poll.

More than 10 moles on your right arm? You could be at higher risk of skin cancer 

Researchers from King's College London say that if doctors can quickly work out who is a 'moley person', more cases of the disease could be caught earlier, when it is easier to treat.

Lamar Odom is 'heading in the right direction': Former athlete is 'able to speak sentences and send text messages' as the Kardashian clan unites around his hospital bedside

Lamar Odom is 'heading in the right direction': Former athlete is 'able to speak sentences

NEW Since awakening from a three-day coma, Lamar Odom's health has been making a steady improvement as the Kardashian clan united around his bedside in a Las Vegas hospital over the weekend. A number of reports indicated that the former LA Lakers star, for the first time, could socialize and move around. According to reports, Odom was 'conversational,' able to speak sentences and send text messages, as he is able to breath on his own without a ventilator. The 35-year-old was also helped out of his bed and onto a chair Sunday.

Family of young woman killed when her VW Golf 'just stopped' on a freeway question the evidence given by the troubled car maker at the inquest into her death

Family of young woman killed when her VW Golf 'just stopped' on a freeway question the

The grieving family of a young woman who died when her Volkswagen Golf (bottom right) 'just stopped' on a busy freeway have expressed their dire concerns over the sudden deceleration in the company's vehicles. A 2013 inquest heard that Melissa Ryan (left), 32, was travelling along a Melbourne freeway at 100 kilometres per hour in 2011, when the vehicle's speed unexpectedly dropped to just 31 kilometres per hour - resulting in her car being slammed into by a truck. 'We just want justice for our daughter,' Ms Ryan's mother Liz O'Donnell (top right) said. 'We don't feel we received that, and justice for all those people out there still driving.'

ASIO to get access to photo records of tradesman, real estate agents and other ordinary Australians under pumped-up anti-terrorism laws

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), pictured is the headquarters in Canberra, will have access to the photo records of citizens with a range of licenses

Outrage in Perth that convicted pedophile who abused young girls has been released into the community after being given 'anti-libido medication'

Residents in Perth are outraged that a dangerous sex offender, whose crimes include molesting young girls, has been freed from prison and could come into contact with children.

Wallabies beat Scotland 35-34: Foley controversially steers Australia through to World Cup semi-final with last-minute kick

Australia 35-34 Scotland: Bernard Foley breaks Scottish hearts with late penalty in Rugby

JOE RIDGE AT TWICKENHAM: Bernard Foley was the hero once again for Australia with a penalty in the dying moments at Twickenham to send the Wallabies through to a semi-final against Argentina after what was quite possibly the greatest World Cup match ever. Scotland thought they had done the impossible when Mark Bennett's intercept-try put them ahead with just minutes left but it was not to be for Vern Cotter's side. But a controversial penalty in the last minute was enough to see Australia through.

Referee almost hit by a bottle before running from the field after awarding the Wallabies a controversial 79th minute penalty against Scotland 

The Wallabies survived an almighty scare to come from behind against Scotland after referee Craig Joubert's controversial 80th minute offside penalty went in their favour.

Not ag-ayne! Jarryd Hayne FUMBLES his first touch of the ball for the San Francisco 49ers... but the team takes an early lead 

Australian NFL star Jarryd Hayne (pictured) fumbled his first touch during his sixth game with the San Francisco 49ers but fortunately the slight error did not cost his side possession of the ball.

Squalor of the Playboy Mansion: Hugh Hefner, 89, lives in decaying house of damp rooms and stained mattresses where there are more nurses than bunny girls 

Model Carla Howe describes the Playboy Mansion and Hugh Hefner's reliance on nurses

Playboy Bunny Carla Howe, 25, from Slough, reveals that the eccentric millionaire, 89, chooses chess and old films over orgies and refuses to update his home's peeling, outdated decor. The 22-bedroom house is filled with Eighties gadgets and the rooms feel cold and unused. She is the latest Playmate to provide an unflattering glimpse into life at the Beverly Hills pile which is run entirely to the magazine-founder's whims.

ZombiCon shooting leaves one dead and four injured in US: Costumed revelers flee as gunman opens fire

Police say a shooting at the ZombiCon gathering in Florida killed one person and injured four others. Police said they were still searching for a suspect.

NRL player Matthew Lodge arrested in New York for 'assaulting a man and threatening two women' he told 'this is the night you die'... and is immediately axed by Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers forward Matthew Lodge has been arrested while on holiday in New York. Lodge allegedly followed two women home, telling them 'this is the night you die', before assaulting a man.

Gunman kills one Israeli soldier and wounds eight others at a bus terminal before an Eritrean migrant is mistakenly shot and wounded by soldiers 

A gunman opened fire on bystanders at a bus terminal in Israel, leaving one dead and eight other injured in Beer Sheva. An Eritean migrant was also shot after being mistaken as a second gunman.

Top restaurant near Melbourne destroyed by fire, throwing dozens of wedding plans in doubt

Couples hoping to celebrate their wedding at the iconic Melbourne restaurant, The Baths, have witnessed their dreams go up in smoke after a fire tore through the building.

Finally! Last teaser trailer and poster unveiled for Star Wars: The Force Awakens... but where is Luke Skywalker?

Star Wars The Force Awakens poster revealed but where is Luke Skywalker?

The poster has finally been released for the latest installment of Star Wars - featuring some interesting new details. It comes 24 hours before fans can start buying tickets for the highly-anticipated movie, which hits theaters on December 18. And the last teaser trailer has also been released. The full-length trailer will be screened during Monday Night Football on ESPN.

An AQUARIUM big enough to swim in! Fish-fanatic sends his wife on surprise holiday then secretly installs 5,000-litre $300,000 tank, almost demolishing their three-bed house in the process

Martin Lakin of Kent sent wife Kay to Tenerife while he built an aquarium 

Martin Lakin, of Kent, (bottom right) sent wife Kay to Tenerife while he secretly built the ambitious £150,000 aquarium in the middle of their three-bed detached home (bottom left). But what should have taken two weeks ended up taking six months, and Kay and son James (pictured top, in the aquarium) ended up living with her mother for months on end. Remarkably, Kay remained calm throughout - and has stood by her fish fanatic husband.

Could a rub-on gel replace those painful Botox jabs? Study will test if one-off application will keep wrinkles at bay for up to six months 

Scientists in California claim to have come up with a formula that allows the wrinkle-zapping poison to keep through the skin meaning needles do not have to be used in the treatment.

Move over Adrian Mole! Hilarious parody The Prince George Diaries imagines what life is REALLY like for a pampered, media-savvy heir to the throne

The Prince George Diaries, out on November 5, imagines life in the royal family from the toddler's unique perspective as he learns that he is about to become a big brother.

Jamie and Jools Oliver look pensive as they visit new $20million home days after their old house was burgled

Jamie Oliver and wife Jools visit new £10m home weeks after burglary

Their £7million North London home was burgled earlier this month. Yet it seems it is onwards and upwards for the Olivers, as TV chef Jamie and his wife Jools were spotted heading to their new £10million Grade II listed home in Hampstead on Friday (C), to check out their new digs. The visit to their new home looked as though it was part of the preparation for the big move - as they were seen taking a delivery from Majestic Wine Warehouse.

How to spot a criminal mastermind: Fraudsters are more likely to be well-educated, sociable and in their 40s  

Research conducted over two years exposed the tell tale signs of the corrupt.
Interviews with 17 fraudsters showed the paths to corruption and revealed many shared an ability to manipulate.

How I foresaw my grandfather's death: One of the world's top psychics on the moment, aged 11, when she realised she possessed a spine-tingling gift 

NEW English teacher Laura Lynne Jackson leads a double life, as one of just 19 certified psychics in the U.S. Here she reveals how she first discovered that she was different, and was in possession of a gift.

Single mother lives in constant fear of her daughter, 9, who suffers from violent rages and once tried to strangle her with a dressing gown cord

Suffolk single mum lives in constant fear of her daughter who suffers from violent rages

NEW A single mother has spent the last two years living in fear after hundreds of violent attacks from her nine-year-old daughter Macey (pictured right), who regularly flies into uncontrollable rages. Chloe Peck (pictured left with Macey), 35, from Ipswich, regularly has to fend off her daughter, who throws, hits and kicks her during the assaults. She is now making a desperate appeal for help amid fears one day soon she may wind up in hospital.

'How do you dig yourself out of that one?' Singer Robbie Williams tells sexy secretary joke to Australian fan in the audience... only to discover she is only 15 years old 

Robbie Williams tells sexy secretary joke to 15 year old fan in the audience

The 41-year-old star had chosen to talk to 'Morgan', who was standing near the stage, as he prepared to sing his hit 'She's The One' in Brisbane, Australia. But after sharing a joke about her 'secretary' looks and how he had to 'clear the browsing history' on his computer, Morgan revealed that she was celebrating her 15th birthday. The former Take That singer, who is married to actress Ayda Field, told the teenager: 'I love that look. I love the look with the glasses, and the hair, it's like a secretary look. Which reminds me, I've got to clear my browsing history on my computer before Ayda sees it. How old are you today Morgan? Fifteen? Oh s***, that joke just...' The audience laughed before he added: 'Don't put that up on YouTube. It'll be on YouTube, and then it'll be in the newspapers, and then I'll get arrested.'

British woman, 50, 'found hanged in toilets of Istanbul airport after missing connecting flight to Iraq'

Jacqueline Anne Sutton, 50, had travelled from London Heathrow to Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, but is believed to have failed to make it on her next flight to Erbil in Iraq.

EXCLUSIVE: Son of Hollywood director, 26, is revealed as bloodthirsty star of al-Qaeda propaganda videos after converting from Catholicism and smuggling himself to Syria 

Revealed, British son of Indiana Jones movie director is an al-Qaeda jihadi poster boy

Lucas Kinney, 26, has become a figurehead for the jihadis - appearing in online propaganda videos designed to encourage new recruits to sign up, the MailOnline can reveal. The first white British convert to emerge in Syria, as a Home Counties schoolboy he took holy communion at a Roman Catholic church and attended Catholic primary and secondary schools. As a teenager, he even spoke of being a priest. His father Patrick, 59, worked closely with Steven Spielberg on films including Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade and was assistant director on a long series of blockbusters. For the first time, Lucas's distraught mother reveals the real story behind her son's life.

Firefighters desperately fight to control massive blaze threatening homes near Townsville, as residents are told to evacuate

Fire crews are working to protect homes from a fast-moving bushfire near Townsville in north Queensland - with authorities telling residents to evacuate.

New commercial from KFC in South Africa spoofs Mick Fanning's battle with great white shark

Australian surfer Mick Fanning's battle with a huge Great White shark has been spoofed in a new ad for Kentucky Fried Chicken in South Africa.

Bernie's winter wonderland! Ecclestone girls turn Tamara's London mansion into a Swiss chalet for billionaire's 85th birthday

Bernie's winter wonderland! Ecclestone girls turn Tamara's London mansion into a Swiss

NEW The daughter of the Formula 1 boss transformed her West London mansion into a Winter Wonderland to host a surprise 85th birthday party for her father, complete with fake snow. No expense was spared in giving Tamara's 57-room, £70million Kensington home a makeover. Its imposing red-brick front was obscured by a wooden cabin facade.

Police seize $10million haul of deadly drug ice hidden in ornate Chinese fish statues

Police have intercepted a Nigerian man boarding a bus to Sydney from Canberra with 10kg of ice. The drugs were imported into Australia from China in three gold fish statues (pictured).

This is what a $40million wedding looks like: China's Kim Kardashian marries with a custom Dior gown, a ten-foot wedding cake... and just the 2,000 guests

China's Kim Kardashian Angelababy marries with a custom Dior gown and a ten-foot cake

Angelababy (pictured main and right), who started modelling at the age of 14 and is now considered one of Asia's leading stars, married leading actor Huang Xiaoming (left and right), in an elaborate wedding in Shanghai (inset). The 26-year-old's dress took five months to create and was made using hundreds of feet of satin organza and tulle. Asia's biggest names were among the thousands who attended the wedding - which reportedly cost twice as much as the real Kim Kardashian's big day.


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Now this really is Posh! David and Victoria Beckham 'snap up $54m country estate' complete with ten bedrooms, six bathrooms and enough land for 380 football pitches

David and Victoria Beckham 'snap up £27m country estate' in Gloucestershire

The celebrity couple are believed to be set to buy the home in Gloucestershire, which boasts a ten-bedroom main house and 13 further buildings. The Beckhams, along with children Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 13, Cruz, ten, and Harper, four, are said to have visited the estate last week. And it was reported today that they are now set to acquire the house - the most expensive country home currently for sale in Britain. The estate has been described as the perfect choice for someone who wishes to entertain while looking for privacy. The principal home is 24 times the size of the typical new build in England and it also boasts six bathrooms and several dining and drawing rooms.

Would YOU track your child's every move? Three very sceptical mums test $160 GPS watch on their kids to see if it's helicopter-parenting gone mad... or just good sense

The brightly-coloured gadget by Moochies enables parents to track and call their children, while an SOS button lets youngsters dial their mums in an emergency. FEMAIL put it to the test.

Large-scale search underway for English tourist, 31, who went missing while swimming at a Sydney beach on the last day before he was due to fly home

The 31-year-old man went for a swim at South Curl Curl beach, northern Sydney, around 7pm yesterday after fishing nearby with a friend, who raised the alarm when he did not return.

'If I have a blemish, I conceal it': Woman explains why she will NOT be joining in the social media craze of sharing post-pregnancy stretch marks

Brooke Dowd Sacco, a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, wrote in a recent post for Your Tango that she will be keeping her post-pregnancy stretch marks to herself.

'Australia's fattest man' who weighed nearly half a TONNE loses 200kg... as he reveals his mother smuggled him food even though his overeating was killing him

Australia's heaviest man Andre Nasr loses 200KG and learns to walk again

Andre Nasr was on the brink of death when health workers cut a wall out of his Sydney home in order to remove him and enroll him a specialist diet and exercise program. He has revealed he had to cut off his family in order to shed the 200kg he has lost in hospital. He now hopes to shed a further 150 kg and reach a body weight of 120 kg. He is now boxing (left) and lifting weights (top left) as well as swapping fried chicken for salad (bottom right.) But when he was hospitalised in 2014 he was unable to walk in a critical state with infected skin ulcers between his folds of fat.

Milk, sweat and tears! Brave volunteers take part in #chilliOke challenge and try to sing Taylor Swift track after eating HOT peppers

Rosie Collins, who lives in London, is the brainchild of entertainment show #chillimonologues and for her latest challenge called upon six tuneful pals to sing after munching on some very hot chillies.

British ISIS fighter carries out deadly suicide bomb attack killing and wounding 80 people in Iraq 

A British ISIS fighter has carried out a devastating suicide bomb attack near the jihadi held city of Ramadi in Iraq. The fighter, known only as Abu Omar al-Britani, killed and wounded 80 people.

Bars tucked away in the forest, spa treatments, and '7,000 beautiful humans' partying to the world's best musicians: Welcome to 'Lost Paradise', Australia's answer to Coachella

Lost Paradise festival in Glenworth Valley is Australia's answer to Coachella

Hidden away in a pristine valley with luxury glamping, spa treatments, a helicopter pad and the chance to party with 7,000 'beautiful humans' on offer, Lost Paradise music festival could well be Australia's answer to Coachella. The boutique festival, billed as a 'three day escape of live music', is just one hour's drive from Sydney, tucked away in the grass fields of Glenworth Valley. It will take place over New Year's Eve, featuring some of the world's hottest bands and DJs, including headliners Jamie XX, Four Tet, Angus & Julia Stone, Ben UFO and Jon Hopkins, pictured (left) is a reveller from last year in fancy dress. Now in its second year, the bespoke music and arts festival also boasts a three-course long-table feast, champagne gardens, speakeasies tucked away in the woods and a number of other eclectic surprises, pictured (bottom right) one of the smaller stages.

Ex-police officer wins massive compo payout after a bag of meth chemicals he was carrying burst leaving him with lung cancer

Andrew McGrath was moving degraded bags of drugs at the Sydney Police Centre in 2009 when one of the exhibits released toxic disintegrating methylamphetamine into the air and on to their skin.

Sydney Swans rising star Isaac Heeney' has jaw broken in an assault in Hong Kong, while GWS' Joel Patful injured in bike crash in Bali

Sydney Swan's young athlete Isaac Heeney suffered a fractured jaw when he was struck from behind for no apparent reason while entering his cab in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Binge eating is the hardest addiction to beat: After a lifetime blighted by compulsive eating, this woman thought she'd beaten it - only to relapse again

NEW Kate Battersby has been suffering from binge eating disorder for 34 years and can eat 4,000 calories in one sitting - she loves feeling nauseously full. She now know her triggers for the disease.

Australian casino billionaire James Packer and his sister Gretel slice up the family fortune built by their media mogul father Kerry in a 'secret agreement worth billions'

James Packer has reached a secret legal agreement with his sister Gretel over the will of their late father, media tycoon Kerry Packer. The deal is worth more than $1 billion for Gretel.

Ever wanted to live in another era? Amazing time-capsule home reverse-restored to reflect Australian life as it was 161 years ago goes on sale

Australia's oldest time-capsule home in St Kilda in Melbourne goes on the market

A Melbourne home, built in 1854 and looks like it could have been the house of infamous outlaw Ned Kelly, is to go on sale nearly 30 years after it's present owners bought and restored it. Located on Waterloo Crescent in Melbourne's St Kilda suburb, the house was once located in farmland but is now described as a bit of history in the city. Its interior displays construction and decoration that reflect the heritage of the property. The 161-year-old home is to go on sale in early November.

Parents' fury as photographer offers to 'retouch' school photographs of children as young as four to 'soften blemishes' 

Single mother Alexandria Norman from West Sussex says she was horrified to be given the chance to airbrush the images taken of her eight-year-old daughter Blake at Vale First and Middle School.

Adam Goodes to advise retail giant David Jones on indigenous plan after retiring from AFL following racist taunts

Adam Goodes has revealed his first professional role since retiring from the AFL in September: advisor to retail giant David Jones on indigenous reconciliation.

Spain's King Juan Carlos branded Queen Letizia a 'common divorcee' and joked she was 'just the maid' before she became his daughter-in-law 

Spain's former king Juan Carlos viewed his daughter-in-law as a threat before she married his son, now King Felipe VI. A book claims he laughed at her with friends, calling her 'La chacha' - the maid.

'The colour of despair!' Fast food fans are left baffled as McDonald's unveils its Modern China Burger with GREY buns

McDonald's unveils its Modern China Burger with GREY buns

Diners have taken to social media to suggest the bizarre snack of two pork patties, bacon and Sichuan pepper sauce was inspired by 'concrete or pollution', while one asked, 'burger or rock?' The limited edition meal is available in China until November 3 and is the latest in a series of hamburgers made with buns dyed black, red and even pink.

Baby vs banana: Mum's cute video of her little girl eating the fruit for the first time (her reaction is priceless)

A baby, who is thought to be American, winces, grimaces and shudders as she tries a spoonful of mashed banana for the first time - much to her mum's amusement.

'You have no idea how much you take your legs for granted': Woman paralysed from the waist down after car accident beats the odds to achieve dream of becoming an aerial acrobat

Queensland graphic designer, Lauren Watson, 34, was paralysed from the waist down in 2000. Three years ago she started working on her dream to become an aerial acrobat despite her disability.

The eerie mystery of room six: The ghost of a young girl who died falling down the stairs is said to haunt this 200-year-old hotel

The ghost of a small girl is said to haunt a room in The Bush Inn, Australia's oldest continuously licensed hotel, which is found in New Norfolk, south-east Tasmania.

Young at heart: Why Orlando's theme parks, fine dining and shopping isn't just for families

Universal Orlando

MailOnline Travel's Emily Sheridan ventured to Florida to find there was plenty to occupy adults as well as kids in America's theme park capital.

Mystery of who killed the Red Baron is finally solved: Final moments of fearsome German flyer are described for the first time in an eye-witness account that has come to light after almost 100 years 

Mystery of who killed the Red Baron Baron Manfred von Richthofen is finally solved

An eye-witness account, top right, of the final moments of the Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, bottom right, which has cast doubt on the RAF's official version will be auctioned on Wednesday by Bohnams in New York. The German ace was shot down over the Somme in 1918. Lieutenant Donald Fraser witnessed the red aircraft as it crash landed in a field behind allied lines, left.

England footballer is at the centre of a blackmail plot after an eight-second video of him in a threesome was shared among his childhood friends on Snapchat

The high-profile footballer was filmed by his friend as both men enjoyed a threesome with the woman. The friend passed the clip over Snapchat where it was supposed to automatically delete, but was downloaded by the alleged blackmailer.

Married Royal Marine 'sparks outrage by sleeping with comrade's wife at military ball'

Warrant Officer 2 Dominic Conway (pictured), 40, is said to have sparked anger among fellow soldiers who branded his two-month-long affair with a comrade's wife as the 'ultimate betrayal'.

New Jersey racegoers party it up at the Far Hills horse race as thousands of revelers came well-equipped for the alcohol-fueled festivities

Far Hills, New Jersey, horse race partying, photo by John M. Mantel on Oct. 17, 2015

Thousands of the wealthy elite flocked to the village of Far Hills, New Jersey on Saturday as the town hosted its annual prestigious charity horse race and the alcohol fueled high-end tailgate.

Dropping water levels in Mexican reservoir reveal the hidden remains of a 400-year-old church built by a group of monks

Dropping water levels in Mexican reservoir reveal the hidden remains of a 400-year-old

NEW The remains of a colonial-era church have emerged from the receding waters of a river in the southern Mexico state of Chiapas. The watershed of the Grijalva river has been hit by a drought this year, causing the water level in the Nezahualcoyotl reservoir to decrease by 82 feet. With the walls rising to about 30 feet, the stunning structure is 183 feet long and 42 feet wide.

'They only let you work here 'cause you're hot': Silicon Valley start-up employee calls out sexist techies in explosive blog

Leah Weitz works in marketing for a cloud cost management startup called Cloudability.

Last week, her startup was heading to a big tech event. Weitz asked one of her female coworkers if she'd be joining the rest of the Cloudability team there.

For those who doubt sexism pervades Silicon Valley, tech start-up employee Leah Weitz has compiled a blog post detailing the worst thing about being one of the few females in the industry.

'He can't communicate or stand': Grandfather who survived for six days lost in the outback by eating ants rushed back to hospital after serious setback 

Western Australian grandfather Reg Foggerdy has been rushed back to hospital after taking a turn for the worse, five days after he was found lost in the desert, surviving on black ants.

How to spot a criminal mastermind: Fraudsters are more likely to be well-educated, sociable and in their 40s  

Research conducted over two years exposed the tell tale signs of the corrupt.
Interviews with 17 fraudsters showed the paths to corruption and revealed many shared an ability to manipulate.

University student sues 'foot fetish' philosopher who 'sent her with 400 emails and texts and urged her to sleep with him'   

Colin McGinn is alleged to have exchanged 400 emails and texts, with graduate Monica Ainhorn Morrison, (pictured) who is more than 30 years younger.

That's gotta hurt! Men in Thailand try and outdo each other by forcing huge knives, countless sharp spikes and even a trident through their cheeks as part of a ritual to celebrate being vegetarian

Thai men try and outdo each other by forcing huge knives their cheeks

Those taking part in the nine-day festival in Phuket, southern Thailand, believe the act of body piercing helps to shift evil spirits. The celebration features d evotees of the Chinese Samkong shrine and the Chinese Ban Tha Rue shrine and sees followers give up various products during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It involves a procession that worships abstinence from meat, while mediums also attempt to call on spirits. The men can be seen with dozens of silver spikes pierced through their lips and cheeks, while others shoved serrated metal bars and poles through their skin.

Russia plans to escalate missions in Syria to '300-a-day' as troops backed by Moscow's jets advance on rebel groups in Aleppo 

The shocking escalation comes as Syrian troops advance on rebel areas in the province of Aleppo (pictured), backed up by Russian jets that have been bombing Syria for more than two weeks.

Is this Australia's longest python? Giant snake stops group of trail bike riders in their tracks

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert, from Queensland, shared an incredible photograph to his Facebook page after the carpet python stopped a group of trail bike riders in their tracks.

University student sues 'foot fetish' philosopher who 'sent her with 400 emails and texts and urged her to sleep with him'   

Colin McGinn (pictured) is alleged to have exchanged 400 emails and texts, with graduate Monica Ainhorn Morrison, who is more than 30 years younger.

Christmas Island to become a cannabis hub as Australia moves toward legalised marijuana growing for medical purposes

Christmas Island off Western Australia could become a hub to grow and export medicinal cannabis, as an Australian company is eyeing a site on the island.

Real life water babies! Stunning pictures show the nomadic sea tribe of Borneo whose way of life may soon vanish forever

Portraits show the Badjao sea tribe of Borneo whose way of life is disappearing fast

A Polish photographer has captured the lives of a sea tribe from Borneo who live in huts in the ocean. David Kaszlikowski photographed the Badjao people over several days in 2010. The tribe have no set nationality and live in boats off the coast, but because of this they also are not recognised by the Malaysian government and have no access to healthcare and education, so many of the younger generation are now abandoning this way of life to live on land.

Shark alert in Hawaii: Two men seriously injured in separate attacks at the SAME beach in one day

Authorities in Hawaii have reported two shark attacks on the same day on the island of Oahu. Honolulu Emergency Medical Services say an attack happened Saturday morning.

To the hairdresser - and beyond! 'Galaxy hair' trend sees locks dyed in deep purples and blues for an out-of-this-world look

Galaxy hair is the latest craze to be sweeping the nation with people walking into hairdressers to have their locks turned to an approximation of the gorgeous galaxies with deep tones.

Marlon Brando reveals his sex drive was so high it made him 'a beast' with 'women coming in the door, women climbing out of the window' in searing taped confessions

Marlon Brando's claims sex drive was so high it made him a beast in Listen To Me Marlon

The documentary Listen To Me Marlon, which is out on Friday, reveals the extent of the actor's self-hatred in a series of startlingly honest recordings that are now being heard for the first time. The actor, who was married three times to Anna Kashfi (top centre), Movita Castonada (bottom centre) and Tarita Teriipaia (right), reveals that as a young womaniser he felt 'destined to spread his seed far and wide'. The Method actor fathered 16 children and famously claimed to have had an affair with Marilyn Monroe (left), yet reveals no pride in his exploits and admits that he would live his life differently if he had the chance.

Private jet salesman dies in plane crash but his 14-year-old daughter survives by crawling from the wreckage and calling 911

Aviation enthusiast Travis Hamilton, 43, died when the single-engine Aviat Husky A1-C plane he was flying crashed in a remote mountainous area of Idaho, but his daughter Anabeth survived.

Ahmed Mohamed, Texas schoolboy arrested for homemade clock, meets with controversial Sudan president accused of genocide 

Omar al-Bashir received Ahmed and his family at a presidential compound in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Wednesday. Ahmed said he was 'extremely delighted' to meet him.


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Swinging Sixties photographer David Bailey is unrecognisable in an anorak and woolly cap during a photo shoot apart from the give-away camera hanging discreetly around his neck 

Photographer David Bailey is unrecognisable in an anorak and woolly cap

Photographer David Bailey was spotted looking exhausted and a far cry from his 60s heyday, inset, as he wrapped up warm while working on a photo shoot near to the waterfront in Essex. His once dark hair was tucked away under a woolly navy hat as he wrapped up against the chilly weather. He also wore a denim shirt with a leather jacket over the the top as well as a bright green hoodie and yet another navy parka coat.

Small is VERY beautiful: The staggeringly detailed miniature film sets that are so perfect, it's difficult to believe they're not
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Tiny scenes of abandoned streets and a barber shop are on display at the Musée Miniature et Cinéma in Lyon, France, and fool audiences into believing they are life-size using hyperrealism.

It's spider-ape! Orangutans kiss just like Spiderman and Mary Jane in the movie 

The picture of Jazz and her four-year-old, Sprout, was taken by amateur photographer Kathryn Willett at Dudley Zoo in the West Midlands.



Kitten abandoned in Seattle alleyway is rescued after being discovered with a child's note claiming: 'My mummy's boyfriend is mean to me'

Kitten abandoned in Seattle alleyway is rescued with a note claiming 'mommy’s boyfriend is

Rachel Bjork of Seattle was walking her dog when her pet took a sudden interest in a cardboard box lying on the ground. Inside there was a tiny orange and white kitten and a note in a child's handwriting pleading for someone to give the creature a 'loving home'.

The golden age of Australian airline travel: Where passenger lounges were an oasis of calm, soup in first class was served with a ladle, and economy class had a 'shaving' bar

The golden age of Australian airline travel revealed

The 1950s, 60s and 70s were the glory years for Australia's airports and airlines and as these archive pictures show, air travel certainly looked much more relaxed back in those days. Whether you were travelling in first class or economy at least everyone seemed to be enjoying the trip rather than complaining about the leg room. In those days you could get ladled soup (main), drink to your hearts content (top right), and even have a shave (bottom right).