1. A designer at Milan Fashion Week has banned Instagram
MSGM's founder and creative director Massimo Giorgetti sent out an invite asking attendees to abstain from posting any images to social media. "I think in fashion we need to take a pause, to think of what is happening in the fashion world. We need to look with our eyes, not [with our phones]," he explained to Dazed.

2. Experts predict that Australia's housing boom is set to slow
It's good news for those looking to buy in notoriously expensive cities like Sydney and Melbourne. According to a report undertaken by MasterCard, slowed expenditure on household goods such as appliances, furnishings and hardware will signal a downturn in the property market for 2016.  

3. Cardinal George Pell testifies to a child sex abuse royal commission in Rome
His statements, given via video link, are in response to questioning from the Catholic church about institutional cover ups of child sex abuse. "The church has made enormous mistakes and is working to remedy those but the church in many places, certainly in Australia, has mucked things up, has let people down," said Pell. "I'm not here to defend the indefensible."

4. A man has killed 14 members of his family before taking his own life
Indian police confirm the 35 year old locked all the doors early on Sunday morning, before fatally stabbing his wife and two daughters, his parents and one sister. His other sister escaped and survived the attack, going on to alert the authorities. Tragically, one of the children who died was just four years old.     

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