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“It’s real!”: Warning over new Kmart receipt scam

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Kmart customer has shared a worrying receipt scam that may have already affected thousands of shoppers.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sharing the details on a popular Facebook page, shopper Amanda revealed how she had discovered the scam when she went to her local store to return some products.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">After realising she’d left her receipt behind in a shopping trolley in the belief she wouldn’t need it, the Sydney mum used her internet banking statement to prove her purchases.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">It wasn’t until a member of Kmart’s customer service team looked up her transaction that they made the discovery that someone had already returned all the items on her receipt.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">It’s believed the scammer found Amanda’s discarded receipt and collected the items listed on the docket before returning the items at the Kmart service desk and asking for a refund.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Customer Service at Kmart are happy for me to share a nasty experience today,” Amanda wrote on the North Shore Mums (Sydney) Facebook page.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“On Thursday, I purchased a number of items, including five boxes of coat hangers at $10 a box.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“On the way out of the store, I showed the exit attendant my proof of purchase and threw the receipt into the trolley (where it stayed).</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“I realised I had no receipt when I returned today to bring back the coat hangers (my hubby bought same from IKEA) so went to customer service and showed the transaction on my internet banking - which they matched on their computer,” she continued.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“The Kmart refunds lady informed me that I had already returned all my purchases that day in the Bondi store.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Turns out, somebody picked up my receipt - walked around Kmart collecting the same items, and then took them for a refund!</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“It’s a real thing! She promised to share the store manager’s findings when they review the video of the Bondi store.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fellow shoppers were shocked by her story.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“The amount of times I’ve accidentally left my receipt in a trolley or in a bin without even thinking,” one said. “Never again. That’s just shocking.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Another said: “I always see people’s receipts in the bottom of trolleys. I wonder how many people have been scammed and never even knew?”</span></p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Image: Facebook</span></em></p>

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Diana’s car up for sale after decades in hiding

<p><span>The Princess of Wales’ old car, given as an engagement gift from Prince Charles, will soon be sold after being kept in hiding for 20 years.</span><br /><br /><span>The anonymous owner says she bought the vehicle because she is a “big fan” of Diana, and kept the 1981 Ford Escort Ghia Saloon as a second car, only driving it around her local town for years.</span><br /><br /><span>The woman also says she refused to tell locals and neighbours who the vehicle originally belonged to.</span><br /><br /><span>A car given to Princess Diana as an engagement present from Prince Charles will soon be sold at auction after its origins were kept secret for 20 years.</span><br /><br /><span>Prince Charles gifted the car to his future bride in May 1981, and Diana drove it around until August 1982.</span><br /><br /><span>It is expected to fetch between $54,000 - $73,000 when it goes under the hammer at the Reeman Dansie's Royalty, Antiques and Fine Art Sale in Essex on June 29.</span><br /><br /><span>The car still holds its original registration WEV 297W, 83,000 miles (133,575 kilometres) on the clock and has meticulously retained its original paintwork and upholstery.</span><br /><br /><span>A silver frog mascot given as a gift to the Princess of Wales by her sister, Lady Sarah Spencer still sits on the hood of the car, but is sadly just a replica.</span><br /><br /><span>It was reportedly meant to represent the fairy tale of the girl who kisses a frog that later turns into a prince.</span><br /><br /><span>Diana chose to keep the original frog when she sold the car.</span><br /><br /><span>The woman who currently owns the car bought it for $10,000 in 1995 by an antiques dealer as a birthday present for his daughter, before it was passed on to the Diana-crazed fan.</span><br /><br /><span>"Of course I knew when I bought it that it once belonged to Princess Diana, that is why I wanted it," the woman said to <em>The Sun.</em></span><br /><br /><span>"I was a big fan of hers.</span><br /><br /><span>"I have driven it around as a second car ever since. A lot of people ask me why I had it and I used to tell them that it was my first car I passed my test in and that I was attached to it.</span><br /><br /><span>"I felt that its history and provenance were so unique and I didn't want many people knowing."</span></p>

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How much the Friends cast were paid for the reunion special

<p>The cast of Friends made history in the early 2000s when they negotiated salaries of US$ 1 million per episode, making them the highest paid television stars ever.</p> <p>And due to their previous success, many were left wondering how much they were paid to appear in last week's highly-anticipated reunion special.</p> <p>Reported by the Wall Street Journal, they were originally offered the same as the series, US$1 million each, but according to the publication they turned it down causing further delays to the special which had been in taels for years since the finale.</p> <p>When the reunion was announced to the public in February 2020, Variety reported the stars were being paid at least US$2.5 million each to revisit the show and their characters.</p> <p>Plus, the cast also receive close to US$20 million a year in syndication payments, according to USA Today.</p> <p>When the show began in 1994, the cast were paid $22,500 per episode. As the show's popularity exploded, the six lead actors eventually scooped a then-unprecedented deal for $1 million each per episode.</p> <p>Speaking to News Corp, Lisa Kudrow described how the salary changed her life.</p> <p>“We were the highest paid women in television,” she said.</p> <p>“That afforded me so much freedom after the show ended. Not only did I get to be part of something that was so well written and so beloved and something that sustained interest all those years later, but it also gave me a lot of creative freedom so that I could pursue other things. It was very fulfilling for me.”</p> <p>The reunion episode ended up delivering benchmark viewing around the world and Australia, where it set new records for its streaming provider.</p>

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Three surprise benefactors in Prince Philip's will

<p>A royal insider has said Prince Philip's last will and testament thanks the "three key men in his life" by leaving them a portion of his estimated $55-million bequeathment.</p> <p>The Duke of Edinburgh passed away last month at the age of 99, just weeks before his 100th birthday.</p> <p>“Unlike some other royals, Prince Philip will be generous to the three men who looked after him,” the insider exclusively told<span> </span><em>Fabulous</em>.</p> <p>“These include his private secretary Brigadier Archie Miller Bakewell, his page William Henderson and valet Stephen Niedojadlo.”</p> <p>All three men mentioned were supportive of Prince Philip in his final years and Bakewell stood in for Prince Philip when he was unable to make a royal engagement.</p> <p>The insider says that Prince Philip's grandchildren would have been "sorted out quite a while ago" when it came to money.</p> <p>“Philip was not the sort of character to punish a grandson [Harry] for misbehaving. He was a very fair, even-handed and lovely man. Never held a grudge,” they said.</p> <p>“Philip had plenty of time to sort out all the legal stuff so it wouldn’t attract inheritance tax. He was no more of a fan of leaving his cash to the Treasury than anyone else.”</p> <p>A spokesman for Buckingham Palace told<span> </span><em>Fabulous Digital</em><span> </span>that "this is a personal matter for the family, and as such arrangements are private".</p>

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Princess Diana’s nephew set to inherit fortune

<p>Louis Spencer is set to one day inherit his family’s incredible historic estate.</p> <p>27-year-old Louis is the youngest son of Charles Spencer, and yet he is still heir to his father’s earldom thanks to England’s primogeniture rules.</p> <p>These archaic set of laws sees that titles are passed down to firstborn sons.</p> <p>His inheritance will include the Althorp estate, where Louis' late aunty Princess Diana lived from the age of seven until her marriage to Prince Charles.</p> <p>It also the place where the royal is buried.</p> <p>Louis' sister Lady Kitty Spencer recently addressed the issue of primogeniture while speaking to<span> </span><em>Town and Country</em>, calling it a "tricky" topic.</p> <p>"[A]s times are changing, attitudes are as well," she said.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7841339/daily-3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/bdf7155d1db74b62bb226ab766f991c9" /></p> <p>"I'm relaxed about it, because I know that it's all out of everyone's hands. As it stands, it's Louis to inherit, and Louis will do an incredible job."</p> <p>Louis' status as the Spencer heir, along with being the first cousin to Prince William and Prince Harry are both major reasons as to why he's considered one of</p> <p> the world's most eligible royals.</p> <p>In 2019,<span> </span><em>Tatler</em><span> </span>magazine included him in a list of unmarried men from royal families that included Denmark's Prince Nikolai, Prince Mateen of Brunei and Prince Constantine Alexios of Greece.</p> <p>Louis, whose title is Viscount Althorp, is the fourth child and only son of Charles Spencer and his first wife, Victoria Lockwood.</p> <p>His older sisters are Lady Kitty and twins Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza.</p> <p>While he and his sisters prefer to lead a relatively private life, the family made headlines when they were guests at Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle in 2018.</p>

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Antiques Roadshow find stuns owner

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A man from Oxfordshire, UK has broken down in tears after bringing his late father’s Rolex in to be evaluated on Antiques Roadshow.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The middle-aged man carried two extra straps and an invoice along with his late dad’s watch which was purchased for $240 in 1972.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“He bought it for himself in 1972, when I was seven and me, my mum, my dad and my brother went to Birmingham to buy it,” the man said.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">When expert Richard Price said the watch was worth around $36,400, leaving the man speechless.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“It means absolutely everything to me, it’s part of my dad. Very, very special watch that is, and it will be forever,” the man said to his family.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Richard also said that the straps alone were worth a “chunk of money”.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">His late dad passed on the Rolex to his son a few months before he passed away.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">He said, “My dad, he loved this program and he would have loved to see his watch on here but he wouldn’t have cared what it was worth.”</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fans shared their emotional reactions on Twitter.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“The emotion of the guy knowing how much his late father’s Rolex is worth and his son’s face seeing his dad react like that is proper #antiquesroadshow,” one said.</span></p>

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Princess Diana’s “shame bike” sells at auction for hefty sum

<p>A bicycle once used by Princess Diana has sold at auction for a shocking $79,000.</p> <p>Barry Glazer, Baltimore attorney, bid $79,000 for the blue Raleigh bicycle during a<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.burstowandhewett.co.uk/news/auction-find-lady-diana%E2%80%99s-bicycle/" target="_blank">Burstow &amp; Hewett Auctioneers</a><span> </span>auction in East Sussex last week.</p> <p>The bike was used by Princess Diana before her marriage to Prince Charles and had to be sold as the palace thought it was "not fit for a princess".</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7841108/diana-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/cb97f448a64f467cb69dcbf0ad38eea3" /></p> <div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>The<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.sussexlive.co.uk/news/sussex-news/princess-dianas-shame-bike-sold-5353641" target="_blank">press</a><span> </span>quickly began calling it Diana's "shame" bike and the Princess quickly sold it.</p> <p>Glazer has big plans for the bike as he will be "setting up a memorial dedicated to the British Family's basic racist roots".</p> <p>"The memorial will be set up in an enclave in his office located in a historic building, utilised by the underground 'railroad' to assist slaves to freedom in Baltimore," the statement said.</p> <p>African slaves were shipped to Baltimore by the English in 1642 to work on tobacco plantations.</p> <p>Glazer's firm said that the bike had become a "famous symbol of Diana's oppression".</p> <p>He also referenced comments made about racism by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during their interview with Oprah Winfrey.</p> <p>"The memorial is particularly relevant now considering the present controversy with Harry and Meghan accusing their Royal Family of racism," the statement continued.</p> <p>"[Glazer] explained that the Royal Family's claim for superiority is rooted in the logic of white supremacy," the statement said.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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New Zealand’s top 20 Most Trusted Brands for 2021 revealed

<p><strong>20 Most Trusted brands in New Zealand</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coming off a year where our trust has never been more tested, with deadly dangers and testing lockdowns, the 22</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">nd</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> annual survey of New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brands has been revealed exclusively in </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">New Zealand Reader’s Digest</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">. The findings make for fascinating reading.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This is not a survey of the magazine’s readers. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">New Zealand Reader’s Digest</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> commissioned an independent market research agency to conduct a stand-alone survey of a representative sample of more than 1,800 Kiwi adults. The full results, across 71 categories, appear exclusively in the magazine’s latest issue and can be found online </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.trustedbrands.co.nz/results.asp" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">here</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">“Perhaps more than any other year previously, trust has been the guiding human emotion we’ve all had to rely on to navigate through our day safely,” notes </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reader’s Digest</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Editor-in-Chief, Louise Waterson.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Read on to find out who made up the Top 20 list.</span></p> <p><strong>1 Whittaker’s</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This year marks the 10th consecutive time the iconic chocolate brand and confectionary category winner has won overall. Congratulations!</span></p> <p><strong>2 Toyota</strong></p> <p><strong>3 Samsung</strong></p> <p><strong>4 Tip Top</strong></p> <p><strong>5 St John New Zealand</strong></p> <p><strong>6 Mainland</strong></p> <p><strong>7 Dettol</strong></p> <p><strong>8 Mitre 10</strong></p> <p><strong>9 Anchor</strong></p> <p><strong>10 Sony</strong></p> <p><strong>11 Weber</strong></p> <p><strong>12 Huntley &amp; Palmers</strong></p> <p><strong>13 Sleepyhead</strong></p> <p><strong>14 Resene</strong></p> <p><strong>15 Bridgestone</strong></p> <p><strong>16 Yates</strong></p> <p><strong>17 Canon</strong></p> <p><strong>18 Griffin’s</strong></p> <p><strong>19 Dilmah</strong></p> <p><strong>20 Persil</strong></p>

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Royal memorabilia once owned by Prince William and Kate is up for grabs

<p>An impressive piece of royal memorabilia is up for grabs.</p> <p>The personal vehicle of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a black Range Rover, is up for auction.</p> <p>The pricey item has been labelled as a “rare opportunity to acquire a vehicle with royal roots”.</p> <p>Prince William and Duchess Kate used the luxury vehicle in 2013 – the same year Prince George was born.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7829433/prince-george-gallery.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/7c39db37e9b14b68afc80c1996819c99" /></p> <p>It is now being offered by auction house Bonhams with the expectation for it to sell between $54,000 - $72,000.</p> <p>The car has been billed as an “ex-royal household” vehicle and even comes with its original number plate.</p> <p>"Usually, Land Rovers and Range Rovers used by the Royal Household have the vehicle registration numbers changed once out of service, making it difficult to confirm their famous history," the<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26808/preview_lot/5450856/" target="_blank" title="listing on Bonhams' website">listing on Bonhams' website</a><span> </span>reads.</p> <p>Range Rovers and Land Rovers have long been popular choices for the royal family.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840875/william-kate-range-rover-1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/2719de4bf3b74a31bba2f969d5c75146" /></p> <p>"Overall we are told the car is in excellent condition and drives very well, presenting itself as a rare opportunity to acquire a vehicle with Royal roots," the listing says.</p> <p>The car isn't being sold by William and Kate, as it was purchased in July 2020, from a used car dealership before it came into Bonhams’ possession.</p> <p>The late Prince Philip’s 2016-plated Range Rover was up for sale back in 2018 with the eye-watering price of $234,340.</p> <p>The vehicle was fit out with custom features, including covert lighting and police emergency lights, along with grab handles for the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840876/william-kate-range-rover.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/321473e48dce4823b4ccd438cd055b81" /></p> <p>Most notably, the same vehicle was used by Prince Philip to pick up then-US President Barack Obama during a state visit to the United Kingdom back in 2016.</p>

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Dad spends daughter’s wedding fund on car and holiday

<p>After posting about his situation on<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.reddit.com/r/AmItheAsshole/comments/mhgoq5/aita_for_spending_my_daughters_wedding_fund_on_a/" target="_blank">Reddit</a>, a father has been questioning whether it was wrong of him to spend the $35,000 (AUD $45,045) he had saved for his daughter’s wedding on gifts for himself instead.</p> <p dir="ltr">In the post, he explained his daughter’s wedding had been postponed for more than a year, ending with her choosing to elope rather than going through with the ceremony.</p> <p dir="ltr">Having saved the cash for the wedding fund, the man said he was ‘thrilled’ that his daughter was still able to get married, but also that he could ‘put [the money] to other use’.</p> <p dir="ltr">He revealed that he used the money to treat himself to a new car and take his wife on a holiday.</p> <p dir="ltr">‘I didn’t think this was controversial,’ the man said.</p> <p dir="ltr">But, his decision has caused major controversy.</p> <p dir="ltr">Just weeks after the daughter had eloped, she asked whether she could dip into the fund of savings to put a down payment on a property.</p> <p dir="ltr">After learning that he had spent the cash, his daughter and ex-wife called him out as ‘selfish’.</p> <p dir="ltr">Her dad defended himself, saying, ‘I never told her it was a wedding or whatever she wanted fund, so I didn’t think I did anything wrong.’ But he’s questioning whether his opinion was biased.</p> <p dir="ltr">‘I’m a blue collar guy. She knew that I had money put aside for her wedding,’ he added.</p> <p dir="ltr">‘I never told her it was a fund for her to use on whatever. I paid for her [university] and planned on paying for her wedding but beyond that didn’t plan on paying her way through life.’</p> <p dir="ltr">The Reddit post received over 1,000 comments, many sided with him and supported his decision to spend the money he’d earned on himself.</p> <p dir="ltr">‘[This man] paid for his daughter’s entire [university] tuition and living expenses so she’s starting out in life with zero debt,’ one user replied. ‘Isn’t that gift enough?’</p> <p dir="ltr">Another said, ‘[Your] daughter is allowed to be disappointed, but not an ungrateful, entitled brat.’</p> <p dir="ltr">Offering a more neutral view, a third commenter said, ‘At the end of the day, it is your money and adult children are not owed houses, cars or weddings by their parents’, claiming they ‘personally’ would have ‘at least given her some of the money as a wedding present.’</p>

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Waitress receives $2k after group refuses to tip

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>A waitress has received over $2,000 from her local community after a group who she served refused to tip in protest about the restaurants COVID-19 policies.</p> <p>Glenbrook Brewery in New Jersey currently has a 90-minute time limit for dining in customers which adheres to the state's COVID-19 rules.</p> <p>The currently policy requires indoor dining to operate at 50 per cent capacity as well as parties or of eight or less dining and all tables being six feet apart.</p> <p>One table didn't like the new rules and refused to tip after their $100 meal, deciding to leave a snarky reply on the receipt instead.</p> <p>"I'm sorry the server gets screwed on this. Don't kick paying customers out after 90 minutes," the receipt reads.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840656/receipt-1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/74d2f6c4cc1840d682bc849c8c699dad" /></p> <p>The waitress, Beth, told<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/new-jersey-restaurant-almost-2g-covid-rules" target="_blank"><em>Fox News</em></a><span> </span>said the table "fought back" when she told them their 90-minutes was almost up, asking later to speak to the manager, after they paid, which is when she noticed the note.</p> <p>"Bars and restaurants are operating at 50% so we need to invoke 90 minute table limits to turn tables to keep a constant revenue stream," Jamie Lauren wrote, pointing out the adjustments eateries have been made over the past 12 months., including less wait staff and wearing masks.</p> <p>"We are struggling to make a living after being shut down for months and still aren't operating at full capacity," she continued. "We have adapted the best we can to serve our community. We would all love to be back to "normal" where we don't have to follow so many rules but sadly this is life during the pandemic."</p> <p>Locals have now raised almost $2,500 in response to the note but the waitress has said she'll only take out the money she should've been tipped and is dividing the rest with her co-workers.</p> <p>"It's really lovely what these people did and I just want to do some good with it," Beth said. "It's just really important to do some good with that money because it's – I didn't earn it, so if I can somehow try to reinvest it back into this amazing place, then yeah, that's exactly what we're going to do."</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Prince Harry’s first new job since quitting royal family

<p>Prince Harry has officially arrived in California.</p> <p>The Duke of Sussex has joined Silicon Valley startup BetterUp as its chief impact officer, the company revealed to CNN Business of Tuesday.</p> <p>A spokesperson for Harry also confirmed the new role.</p> <p>BetterUp provides mental health services to clients. According to the website, Harry is part of its leadership team, describing him as a "humanitarian, military veteran, mental wellness advocate, and environmentalist."</p> <p>Harry is expected to have input into product strategy decisions and charitable contributions, and also be a mental health advocate the Wall Street Journal reported.</p> <p>BetterUp has refused to disclose how much Harry would be paid.</p> <p>"It's a meaningful and meaty role," CEO Alexi Robichaux told the Wall Street Journal.</p> <p>The prince expanded on his reasons for joining BetterUp in a company blog post, saying he recognised a "shared passion" for helping people in Robichaux.</p> <p>"What caught my attention about BetterUp was that the company's mission to unlock the potential in people everywhere necessitates innovation, impact, and integrity. Their team has been delivering on that work for years," said Harry.</p> <p>Harry also said he had personally benefited from coaching provided by BetterUp.</p> <p>"I've personally found working with a BetterUp coach to be invaluable. I was matched with a truly awesome coach who has given me sound advice and a fresh perspective," Harry said in the blog post.</p>

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Just how much did Princess Diana leave to Prince Harry?

<p>Prince Harry claimed he was financially cut off by the Royal Family when he stepped back from royal duty in 2020.</p> <p>The Duke of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey he and wife Meghan Markle relied on the money he inherited from his mother, Princess Diana.</p> <p>Harry told Oprah: “I’ve got what my mum left me and without that we wouldn’t have been able to do this.</p> <p>“It’s like she saw it coming and she’s been with us through this whole process.”</p> <p>While he did not reveal the amount during the chat, it is understood Harry was left around $11 million when his mother died 23 years ago.</p> <p>On his 30th birthday, the amount increased to $18 million after the original amount was invested and gathered interest.</p> <p>The money came from Diana's divorce from Prince Charles, as well as shares, jewellery, cash and other personal items.</p> <p>Harry and Meghan have also scored lucrative deals with Spotify and Netflix, and Harry received a multimillion-dollar inheritance from his great-grandmother the Queen Mother.</p> <p>Meghan also earned approximately $9 million for her stint on the American legal drama<span> </span><em>Suits</em>, and other side projects.</p> <p>Diana, Princess of Wales, also left $11 million to her other son Prince William.</p> <p>Diana had an estimated net worth of about $41 million when she died in 1997.</p> <p>Much of that came from the settlement she received from divorcing Prince Charles.</p>

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Woman’s unbelievable $357k discovery

<p><span>A woman cannot believe her luck after she found what is believed to be a piece of expensive ambergris washed up near her beach house.</span><br /><br /><span>Siriporn Niamrin, 49, revealed she was walking along the sand after a rainstorm when she noticed the bizarre mass in Nakhon Si Thammarat province, Thailand, on February 23.</span><br /><br /><span>Ms Niamrin investigated the substance and found it had a fishy smell.</span><br /><br /><span>She dragged it back to her house about 500 metres away in hopes that it could be something she could sell.</span><br /><br /><span>The woman asked her neighbours for help and was shocked when they informed her that it could be ambergris, also known as whale vomit.</span><br /><br /><span>Ambergris is a result of sperm whales bile ducts in the gastrointestinal tract making secretions to ease the passage of large or sharp objects.</span><br /><br /><span>The whale vomits the mucilage, which solidifies and floats on the surface of the ocean.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840103/daily-13.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/be514a4bab2f46bba0bbea982437552f" /></p> <p><em>Image: ViralPress</em><br /><br /><span>The solid chunk has a terrible smell at first but after the mucilage dries out, it develops a sweet and fragrance that lasts a long time – making it a deeply sought-after ingredient in the perfume industry.</span><br /><br /><span>They are now waiting for experts to visit her house to confirm that the lump is genuine ambergris.</span><br /><br /><span>The oval-shaped lump weighed in at 7kg and was around 30cms wide and 60cms long.</span><br /><br /><span>The weight gives the chunk of ambergris an estimated value of around A$357,000, based on previous sales.</span><br /><br /><span>"If I really have the genuine ambergris, I can help my community once I find a buyer for it," Siriporn said.</span><br /><br /><span>"I feel lucky to have found such a large piece. I hope it will bring me money.</span><br /><br /><span>"I'm keeping it safe in my house and I have asked the local council to visit to check it."</span></p>

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Restaurant staff blown away by enormous tip left by generous customer

<p>A group of restaurant workers was left shocked and amazed when a regular diner left them a hefty tip, then disappeared before they could say thank you.</p> <p>The employees at Eggs Up Grill in South Carolina, USA, said this particular diner always tips well and has been generous even during the pandemic.</p> <p>But they were certainly not expecting his generosity after a meal.</p> <p>After dining at the restaurant, the man left an envelope containing the tip for his $10 meal (AUD $13).</p> <p>Inside was a note, and over $2,000 cash (AUD $2,575), which he wrote should be split among all the staff working.</p> <p>"The gentleman that left the tip is a regular who comes in at least 6 days a week," Eggs Up Grill Managing Partner Adam Bair told<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.foxnews.com/food-drink/south-carolina-restaurant-staff-2k-cash-tip-note-regular-customer" target="_blank">Fox News</a><span> </span>via email.</p> <p>"The gentleman paid for his $10 meal and left the envelope with the money and the note without waiting around for his server to open the envelope. We tried to catch him in the parking lot to thank him, but he had already left."</p> <p>The note revealed four servers at the restaurant received $400 (AUD $515), with the rest of the cash split between other staff based on the hours worked.</p> <p>While staff considered him a generous customer, no one was expecting the enormous tip he had left.</p> <p>"It was very surprising. It made a huge impact on all of us above the monetary value," Bair wrote.</p> <p>"It made the servers feel appreciated during a very turbulent time with COVID. Their tips have gone down tremendously and I know the money was very much needed. It was perfect timing."</p> <p>The tip was allegedly left as part of the 'Just Be Nice Challenge' which encourages diners to leave large tips for their servers.</p> <p>Now, staff are keen to see the man again to say thank you.</p> <p>Waitress Selene Montalvo told WYFF4: "He paid most of my bills this month, and that's why I can't wait to see him to really thank him."</p>

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