Onboard Explorer Dream’s inaugural Australian east coast cruise

Explorer Dream’s Palace Pool Deck. Photo: Dream Cruises All week we are teased by a paragraph in the Dream Daily newsletter, urging women to register for an upcoming show – Dream Boys. Advertised as an over-18s performance where “fantasies will come to life” and moves “will melt you down”, we’re all intrigued about this late-night offering […]

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Iran blames human error for ‘unintentionally’ shooting down Ukrainian plane : International de

Iran has announced its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 aboard. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted “human error” was to blame for the downing of the passenger jet. “Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations,” he said. […]

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23 Very Important Questions Our Editors Have About Meghan and Harry’s Future

In case you missed it — honestly, where have you been if you did? — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced that they would begin transitioning to step down as senior members of the royal family this year. Although 2020 has already brought with it plenty of surprise news, no one — not even the […]

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LeBron James Reminds Luka Doncic, NBA He Still Wears the Crown

Glenn James/Getty Images The reminders keep coming, in all sorts of forms, without interruption. Some are subtle, their significance barely registering in real time, if not unnoticed, because this has all become so routine. Others are harder, often impossible, to ignore. They too are routine, but louder, so much louder. These are the moments that […]

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It’s Official: These Are the Most Terrifying Celebrity Wax Figures of All Time

The internet can’t stop cackling over the Nicki Minaj wax figure unveiled in January at the Madame Tussauds museum in Berlin, but let’s not forget that this latest creation is far from the worst wax celeb produced by the Madame Tussauds team. While the museum has brought tons of celebrities to life over the years […]

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Boeing documents show employees mocked US regulators : International de

NEW YORK: Boeing internal documents released Thursday show that its employees mocked US aviation regulators and bragged they could get the 737 MAX certified with minimal training for pilots. The communications, made public by US lawmakers, include exchanges among Boeing test pilots that speak of problems with flight simulators reproducing actual flight conditions, the company […]

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Amy Schumer Shares Her Very Relatable IVF Struggles (and Her Real Life Phone Number

Legendary Comedian, Amy Schumer has always been open and honest about her struggles with pregnancy, and today, she opened up on Instagram to reveal her current struggles with IVF. “I’m a week into IVF and feeling really run down and emotional.” she said, along with a post of her belly, showing her c-section scar and […]

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1,200-Year-Old Viking Runestone May Warn of Climate Change, Study Says

The Rök runestone, which is etched with more than 700 characters and is dated to about 800 CE, is one of Sweden’s most important cultural artifacts. The meaning of its enigmatic inscription has generated debate for over a century, but there is some consensus that it was carved or commissioned by a man named Varinn […]

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Elite Iraqi troops secure US embassy after attack : International de

US Embassy security men use stun grenades to disperse protesters and militia fighters during a protest to condemn air strikes on bases belonging to Hashd al-Shaabi (paramilitary forces), outside the embassy in Baghdad January 1, 2020. — Reuters pic BAGHDAD, Jan 2 — Elite Iraqi troops deployed to secure the US embassy today, a day […]

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Justin Bieber Says He’s Not Just Battling Lyme Disease, He’s Overcoming it

Today, Justin Bieber revealed on Instagram that he’s recently been battling Lyme Disease. The Yummy singer got candid about his battle with his illnesses and the critic’s he’s been getting while struggling with his health. Bieber also alluded to the fact that more will be revealed in his upcoming YouTube Documentary series, Seasons. “I’ve been […]

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Designing with the customer at the centre

The department continues to transform the customer experience by learning directly from customers about how they use our services and redesigning those services around their needs. Through a design session in March 2019 we met Ken, a Disability Support Pension customer, and heard his story of claiming the Pensioner Education Supplement. Ken was surprised by […]

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Clashes over garrison town kill 3 Nigerian soldiers : International de

Three soldiers have been killed in intense fighting between Nigeria’s army and jihadists over a key northeastern garrison town, a security source said Wednesday. The soldiers died when an army vehicle burst into flames after a car filled with explosives rammed into a convoy on Tuesday afternoon, the source told AFP. The attack occurred during […]

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Cute Moments That Prove Hunter and Joey King Are Sibling Goals

Get yourself someone who looks at you the way celebrity siblings Hunter and Joey King look at each other! Strong contenders for the cutest sisters ever, the two stars were recently spotted glamming it up during events for the 2020 Golden Globes. Joey was in attendance at the award show as a best actress nominee […]

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Carlos Ghosn insists he is innocent over fraud charge ‘plot’ – business live

It was billed as a press conference, but Carlos Ghosn’s long-awaited appearance before the world’s media also felt like a courtroom, with a Powerpoint presentation thrown in too. But this courtroom, unlike the one he has avoided in Tokyo, gave the defendant free rein to explain why he’s innocent, M’Lud. Ghosn spent an hour presenting […]

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40+ Pics of Bond Girl Léa Seydoux So Hot They’ll Leave You Blushing

Léa Seydoux may have once been a name only recognised by French filmgoers, but ever since she appeared in Inglourious Basterds — her first minor role in a Hollywood film — the French actress has gradually been earning the international attention she deserves. The 34-year-old (whom you may recognise from Blue Is the Warmest Colour […]

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Owen Jones on toxic politics and becoming a target of abuse – podcast

Last August the Guardian columnist Owen Jones suffered a horrendous attack as he was out in London celebrating his birthday. In December three men admitted to the charge of affray. Next week a judge will decide whether one of the men, James Healy, was motivated by Jones’s sexuality. Jones is convinced it will not be […]

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Iran minister says U.S. won’t grant him visa for UN visit : International de

WASHINGTON —The U.S. won’t issue Iran’s foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request. Mohammed Javad Zarif told “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo informed the UN secretary general, who in turn relayed the information […]

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Update – Shots fired, Brisbane City

Investigators have released CCTV footage and an image as part of an appeal for information following a shooting incident and suspicious fire at a bar in Brisbane City. Around 2am yesterday, multiple shots were fired the licensed premises on Boundary Street. Detectives have released an image of a small boat they believe the shots were […]

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The Most Effective Ways to Donate to the Bushfire Crisis

As Australia continues to reel from the relentless bushfires consuming NSW, Victoria and South Australia, the widespread damage has sparked an incredible response online. Leaning heavily on the tried and tested tradition of helping out those in need, the donation drive has been the only silver living as Australia rallies around the communities affected. A […]

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Tourism Australia ‘Matesong’ campaign suspended as nation burns

Kylie Minogue’s tourism campaign The campaign is dubbed Matesong and features a star studded cast. A photo of a kangaroo leaping across the pages of British newspapers is the sort of free publicity that tourism authorities usually crave. Except the animal was another victim of the months-long bushfire crisis, fleeing as flames engulfed a house […]

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