The Queen turns 92, Pippa Middleton is reportedly pregnant and the most popular words in the 'Teen-glish' language revealed - here's what you might have missed when you logged off this weekend.
The Queen celebrates 92nd birthday
The Queen celebrated her birthday on Saturday with a lively party held at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The night's musical performances came from Sir Tom Jones, Sting, Craig David, Kylie Minogue and Shaggy, amongst others.
With many members of the royal family in attendance - excluding the Duchess of Cambridge, who stayed at home ahead of the imminent arrival of her third child, and the Duke of Edinburgh, who is presumedly resting after undergoing hip surgery earlier this month - the Prince of Wales introduced the evening with a speech.
“Tonight we pay tribute to [the Queen's] devotion to duty, her steadfastness in times of uncertainty, and her vital role in uniting people from all walks of life through her enduring strength and humanity," Prince Charles said.
The Queen publicly endorsed Prince Charles as the next head of the Commonwealth last week at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
While the Queen's real birthday is April 21, she will celebrate her official birthday - as she does each year - on the second Saturday of June.
'Savage', 'salty', 'dude': Your teens' favourite words revealed
To celebrate English Language Day on April 23, a survey from Facebook Messenger and YouGov Galaxy has revealed the most popular words used amongst Australian teenagers.
According to the survey, the five favourite Teen-glish words are 'dude', 'K' (short for OK), 'salty' (used to describe someone who may seem rude or bitter), 'LOL' and 'savage' (meaning crazy or careless). Other words proving popular in teenagers' vocabularies are 'extra' and 'queen/yass queen'.
If you're looking to impress your child by trying to speak their language, avoid using 'YOLO', 'dab/dabbing' (a dance move), 'bae' or 'sup' - these are amongst the bottom five slang words teens say should belong in the past.
Pippa Middleton is reportedly pregnant
The Sun on Sunday has reported Pippa Middleton - Princess Catherine's sister - is expecting her first child with husband James Matthews.
While the pregnancy is yet to be confirmed by Pippa and James, the baby is said to be due in October, with her older sister reportedly delighted by the news.
Deaf and partially-blind dog is honoured after saving toddler's life
In news that'll warm even the hearts of cat lovers, Max, a 17-year-old deaf and partially-blind blue heeler, helped lead State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers to a three-year-old girl lost in the bushland of Southern Downs, Queensland.
Max the dog. Image source: Kelly Beston, Facebook
More than 100 SES workers were searching for Aurora, the missing toddler, who was lost for 15 hours. Max the dog stayed by Aurora's side the whole time, sleeping with her in chilly temperatures of 15 degrees.
Max has been named an honorary police dog for his good work protecting Aurora
R.M. Williams launches new range of metallic boots
Australian bootmakers R.M.Williams have launched their latest collection of metallic-coated boots, available in gold and bronze exclusively on the R.M.Williams online store for $545 a pair.
With a feminine toe shape and Cuban heel, the boots have been produced in strictly limited quantities and will remain available only while stocks last.