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Recent articles by Belinda:

Everything we know about Lucy Letby, the 30-year-old nurse charged with murdering 8 babies.

British nurse Lucy Letby is due in court over the alleged murder of 8 babies and attempted murder of another 9 at a hospital in Chester, England. → Read More

"Been missing you..." The beginning of Zoë Foster Blake and Hamish Blake's love story.

Zoe Foster Blake tells Mamamia's No Filter podcast about realising Hamish Blake could be more than a friend: "the idea of kissing him was just weird". → Read More

The world rallied around Kangaroo Island after the fires. Now, they need us again.

After 2020 bushfires and COVID-19 border closures, Kangaroo Island is in recovery and throwing open its arms to visitors. → Read More

Abandoned by his parents and losing his sister: Jamie Foxx’s life has been marred by tragedy.

The actor spent most of his life estranged from his mother. That changed 12 years ago. → Read More

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012. Soon, we could be banned from telling her story.

Proposed changes to laws about identifying sexual assault victims have sparked debate in Victoria. Namely over how they address those who are deceased. → Read More

'It started with comments about how I dressed.' Angelina's 6 years with a controlling man.

A survivor of a violent coercive control relationship shares examples of the behaviour that trapped her and how she managed to leave. → Read More

Nikki's friend slept with dozens of men before she died. After, Nikki learned what it meant to them.

Nikki Boyer, host the podcast Dying for Sex, on what she learned about her terminally ill friend Molly Kochan's flings from speaking to one of the men. → Read More

"I didn't want to waste any more time": Three women whose careers started after 40.

Three women who changed careers and became successful after the age of 40 share why they did it and advice for others facing their own career crisis. → Read More

Kirra McLoughlin died with 105 bruises. Six years later, no one has been charged.

The family of Gympie woman Kirra-Lea McLoughlin hope an inquest will provide answers about the mother of four's violent 2014 death. → Read More

Cathy Freeman was warned not to carry the Aboriginal flag at the Olympics. She did it anyway.

Cathy Freeman risked the chance to compete and her medals at the Commonwealth Games and Olympics. All because she carried the Aboriginal flag. → Read More

Nicole spends her days hunting child predators. This is what she wants parents to know.

AFP Senior Constable Nicole Whelan catches predators that exploit children online. She shares what her job involves and tips about online safety for kids. → Read More

How Novak Djokovic became the most unpopular man in tennis.

Had any other top player been disqualified in the way Novak Djokovic was from the US Open, there would have been chaos. But he's now less popular than ever. → Read More

Chelsea's mum took her own life in prison. She's broken and can't afford her funeral.

After Chelsea Fisher's mum, Suzzanne Davis, died in prison, the Perth woman started a fundraiser to help cover funeral costs. This is their story. → Read More

Scott Johnson's death was ruled a suicide. For 30 years, his brother searched for the truth.

Wealthy internet pioneer Steve Johnson has spent years pushing police to investigate whether his brother, Scott, was murdered in a Sydney gay hate crime. → Read More

Janet and Ron had twin boys. As an experiment, doctors convinced them to raise one as a girl.

After a medical accident, Canadian twin boy David Reimer was raised as a girl in a controversial experiment on gender. This is his story. → Read More

The hunt for the 'White Widow', one of the world's most wanted terrorists.

The story of how British woman, Samantha Lewthwaite, became one of the world's most wanted terror suspects and where she is now. → Read More

Patricia Carlton was murdered just three years before Anita Cobby. Few heard her story.

Aboriginal woman Patricia Carlton was fatally attacked in a Mt Isa carpark. Her boyfriend was jailed for 7 years before being proven innocent. → Read More

"We remain in a state of high alert." Gladys Berejiklian on what a NSW lockdown would look like.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hinted at what a second COVID-19 lockdown might look like for her state. And it's not like Victoria's. → Read More

"You've tested positive": Exactly what happens when a COVID-19 contact tracer calls.

Dr Ben Scalley, head of WA Health's COVID-19 contact tracing team, explains exactly what's involved in their job and what happens when they make a call. → Read More

In 2016, Netflix shared Daisy's story with the world. This week, her family are in mourning.

Daisy Coleman has died by suicide, four years after her story of sexual assault survival and injustice was told by the Netflix documentary, Daisy & Audrie. → Read More