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The Royal Baby wait continues

Crowds and journalists are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a younger brother or sister for Prince George.

WHILST dozens still wait in hope outside the steps of the Lindo Wing in London’s St Mary Hospital where Duchess Catherine is due to give birth, this incoming royal babe is determined not to come easy.
Royal ‘experts’ have speculated that the Duchess is already past her due date, but there has been no sign nor sight of the royal family to indicate an arrival.
Although we wont know if Kate is in labour until Kensington Palace officially announces it, most royal enthusiasts are hoping they will get an early indication if they spot Kate, Will or other royal family members outside the hospital.
The baby will be a little sister or brother to the Duke and Duchess’s first son, Prince George of Cambridge, and was (reportedly) due yesterday.
HAIL has blanketed parts of Sydney and the Blue Mountains this afternoon.
Extreme weather covered parts of Gosford, Sydney, Wollongong, Nowra, Batemans Bay, Orange, Bathurst, Katoomba, Canberra, Goulburn, Cooma and Yass.
The Weekly was in Maroubra Junction, Sydney when the storm hit at about 4.45pm.
Streets were coated in a thick white coating of hail, which 26-year-old Nikki Osborn of Maroubra said looked like snow.
"The tree in the yard started shaking and we thought it was just leaves falling until all of a sudden it was pelting ice.
"We tried to run outside to move our cars but it was falling so quickly we were bruised from the hail.
"I've never seen anything like it."
TWO actors from the blockbuster hit, The Avengers, have apologised for making sexist comments about a female character.
Jeremy Renner, ‘Hawkeye’, and Chris Evans, ‘Captain America’, released a statement apologising for calling Scarlett Johansson’s character, ‘Black Widow’, a ‘sl#t’ and a ‘wh#re’.
The actors made these comments whilst in a press junket in promotion of their latest film, The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
“We answered in a very juvenile and offensive way that rightfully angered some fans. I regret it and sincerely apologise,” said Renner.
There is a certain irony in only including one female character in a cast of seven men, and then calling her a wh*re when she is romantically linked to one, we guess.
THOUSANDS of visitors and tourists have been evacuated from the iconic Statue of Liberty after a suspicious package was seized on the island.
New York police reportedly received a phonecall warning of an explosive planted on the island, and the island was immediately cleared when security was alerted to a package in the locker room where tourists are able to store their belongings.
“There was an evacuation of the island, following a report of a suspect package,” a spokesman said, but offered no further comment on the nature or severity of the threat.
A DOZEN Native American actors, actresses, and historical consultants have walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s latest movie, The Ridiculous Six after Sandler and his producers refused to remove racist and insensitive jokes from their movie.
The film, which revolves around Adam Sandler (of course) being raised in a Native American community as an Apache warrior, includes several racist jokes, including Native American women being referred to as “Beaver Breath”, “No Bra” and “Sits-on-face”, incorrect use of historical iconography, as well as including offensive imagery of women “squatting, p**sing, and smoking ‘peace pipes’.”
The actors told the press that they approached the directors and producers and asked that the jokes be removed, but their request was denied.
“We talked to the producers about our concerns. They just told us, ‘If you guys are so sensitive, you should leave,’” said one of the protestors, “I was just standing there and got emotional and teary-eyed. I didn’t want to cry, but the feeling just came over me. This is supposed to be a comedy that makes you laugh. A film like this should not make someone feel this way.”
Various Native American Communities have condemned the movie, and the treatment of its actors.

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