AROUND THE WORLD
SLIPPERS ARE HOME
The iconic ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz have been recovered after thieves snatched them from a museum in Minnesota more than a decade ago.
Work has begun on cleaning up the largest patch of ocean-borne rubbish in the world. Engineers have deployed a device to collect litter floating between California and Hawaii.
ART IMITATES DEATH
US novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy, who writes about killer spouses, including an essay titled “How to Murder your Husband” has been charged with murdering her husband.