Wounding, Labrador

Police have charged 30-year-old man after another man was stabbed at a Labrador unit this morning. Around 5am, police were called to Bright Avenue in relation to a street disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a 41-year-old Red Hill man on the street, suffering a stab wound to his chest. The man was transported to the […]

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44 parliamentary interns graduate

Graduation day has been held at Parliament House for the 2019 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. This year’s program saw 44 parliamentary interns from five universities complete research reports in consultation with Members of Parliament. The participating universities this year were: University of Melbourne, Monash University, Australian Catholic University, La Trobe University and Swinburne University of […]

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Airline review: Fiji Airways, Sydney to Nadi, business class on its new Airbus A350-900 XWB

Fiji Airways first A350-900 XWB. Photo: Supplied THE ROUTE Sydney to Nadi, on the new plane’s delivery flight, ahead of its inaugural commercial flight. THE AIRCRAFT A $US320 million Airbus A350-900 XWB (extra wide body), the first of two to join the Fiji Airways fleet before Christmas. The airline  will offer a daily A350-900 service from Sydney to […]

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West Ham vs. Arsenal: Odds, Live Stream, TV Schedule and Preview

Frank Augstein/Associated Press Arsenal may be in crisis, but the oddsmakers are backing the Gunners to end their longest winless run in over 40 years when they visit West Ham United on Monday. Caesars have named Arsenal +100 favourites, while the Hammers sport odds of +235. A draw comes in at +300. Viewers can tune […]

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Low floodlights made catching tricky – KL Rahul

Fielding at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium can be tricky in the evening because of the floodlights, which are lower than at most other grounds. In the IPL, this venue, home of Sunrisers Hyderabad, has seen a catch conversion rate of only 70%. India’s fielders also found it difficult in the T20I series opener against […]

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We Went on a Russian Army Propaganda Tour of Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria — Just outside Damascus, foreign reporters on a press tour gathered around a handful of generals from not just the Syrian Arab Army but also the Russian military. The infamous Syrian-Russian special alliance on full display for the cameras was a bizarre scene to witness. But it’s nearly impossible for international journalists to […]

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Volunteering – Kathy’s committed to the cause

Katherine woman Kathy Skuse has received a national award recognising 15 years of volunteer work with Emergency Services. She has worked on many high profile disasters including the search for Malaysian Airlines MH370 and the Queensland floods in 2009. “Being first on the scene in emergency situations can be dangerous. But it’s in these times […]

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Caring for ID fraud victims

The Department of Human Services has just announced a three-year arrangement with IDCARE to help victims of scams and identity theft. Many people think they will never be scammed or have their identity stolen, but the reality is everyone is a potential victim. The Department of Human Services helps victims of scams and identity theft […]

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Walking the talk on inclusion and diversity

For more than two decades the Department of Human Services has ensured employment opportunities for Canberrans with disability, through its partnership with Koomarri. Koomarri JobMatch is a Canberra-based service provider supporting people with disability to get and keep a job, and actively participate in their community. Department of Human Services General Manager Hank Jongen said […]

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South Western Railway strike: commuters face misery as walkout begins – live updates

All the latest news and reaction as the first of a month-long series of strikes hitting southern England begins Rail commuters bemoan crowding as month of strikes begins All you need to know about the South Western Railway strike Are you taking part or affected by the strike? 12.53pm GMT The Guardian transport correspondent, Gwyn […]

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100 years of women reporting in Westminster – Politics Weekly special

When Nancy Astor took her seat after the general election in 1919, some male MPs tried to physically block her. Watching the commotion from high up in the press gallery were Marguerite Cody and E Cohn, the first women ever tasked with such a role. These two reporters weren’t the last to make their mark […]

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Update – Search for missing man, near Richmond

Police have located the body of a man on a property outside of Maxwelton around 11am this morning. Sadly, officers believe it is Trent Grose who was reported missing to police yesterday. However, formal identification of the body is now underway. Police previously held concerns for Trent’s welfare after a vehicle was found abandoned on […]

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Nobel Peace Prize at Parliament House

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN has been put on display at Parliament House. Legislative Council President Shaun Leane was joined by other Members of Parliament in welcoming Margie Beavis and Dimity Hawkins from ICAN to the unveiling of the display. The Nobel Peace Prize was […]

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Drew Brees, Saints Clinch NFC South for 3rd-Straight Year with Win vs. Falcons

Chris Graythen/Getty Images The New Orleans Saints are postseason bound once again after a 26-18 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday officially clinched the NFC South title. B/R Gridiron @brgridiron Saints clinch NFC South for third-straight season with 26-18 win over Falcons on Thanksgiving https://t.co/hFNK0RuY2e It marks the third consecutive season in which New Orleans has reached the postseason, with […]

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IPL teams ‘missing a trick’ by not using more Indian coaches – Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid believes IPL franchises are “missing a trick” with regard to their support staff appointments by not involving more Indian coaches. Dravid felt Indian coaches were as good as any in the world, and even if not appointed at the top of the tree, they would add value as assistant coaches too, given that […]

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Trump Got Owned in Last Week’s Impeachment Hearings. Voters Didn’t Seem to Notice.

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff wrapped up two weeks of explosive impeachment hearings with a simple message: The inquiry produced “overwhelming evidence” of Trump’s wrongdoing, and it’s time to move forward. But new polls suggest that Americans aren’t nearly as convinced. A trio of surveys released Tuesday show almost no change in […]

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The rise of Netflix: an empire built on debt – podcast

Netflix has risen from obscurity to be one of the most powerful media companies in the world with more than 150 million global subscribers. It has launched critically acclaimed hits such as House of Cards, The Crown and Unbelievable, as well as showcasing the back catalogues of popular television series. But as part of its […]

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Update: Sexual assault, Springfield

Police have located a 12-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl on Thursday, November 21. The 15-year-old girl was travelling on a train between Darra and Toowong when the boy allegedly interfered with the girl’s clothes and touched her inappropriately, despite the girl’s resistance. A member of the public who witnessed the assault was […]

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Silversea’s newest flagship vessel, Silver Muse, arrives in Australia

The Salt Bar on Silver Moon.  NEW DAWN Silversea’s newest flagship vessel, Silver Muse, arrived in Darwin this week and will remain in our region until March 2020, its longest Australian deployment to date. We may well be seeing more of Silversea’s luxury vessels in Australian waters over the next few years, with the company […]

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La Liga Winners and Losers After Final 2019 Week 14 Table

TF-Images/Getty Images Barcelona and Real Madrid continue to set the pace at the of the table in Spain after Week 14’s round of fixtures. Champions Barca came from behind to beat Leganes 2-1 at Butarque, while Real Madrid also conceded first but went on to see off Real Sociedad 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Elsewhere, […]

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KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw dazzle with fifties; Yuzvendra Chahal takes 3 for 27

KL Rahul’s blazing half-century against Punjab gave Karnataka their third win in as many matches in the Super League of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019-20. Prithvi Shaw played a similar knock for Mumbai as they defeated Jharkhand in the other Group B game. Meanwhile, in Group A, Haryana beat Delhi with the help of Yuzvendra […]

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Charlie Kaufman’s Debut Novel Sounds Extremely Charlie Kaufman-y

Charlie Kaufman has consistently been one of the weirdest and best voices in filmmaking (and radio drama since he broke our collective brains 20 years ago with Being John Malkovich, but the guy hasn’t made a movie since 2015’s criminally underrated stop-motion masterpiece Anomalisa. Thankfully, it turns out Kaufman wasn’t spending the last few years […]

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Man to appear in court on Monday over Essex lorry deaths

A Northern Ireland man will appear in court on Monday charged with human trafficking offences linked to the deaths of 39 migrants discovered in a refrigerated lorry in Essex. Christopher Kennedy was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning on the M40. The 23-year-old from Darkley, Co Armagh, will face charges at Chelmsford magistrates’ […]

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