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Wallabies back Petaia to rebound: Hooper

November 16, 2018

Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper has backed Jordan Petaia to bounce back from the bitter disappointment of injury scuppering his chance of an international debut. The 18-year-old Queensland Reds flyer’s ecstasy turned to agony in the space of two days when he suffered a strained hamstring in training having been named in the side to face […]

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Tourist sues British Airways over injuries caused by ‘Jonah Lomu-sized passenger’

November 16, 2018

British Airways is being sued by a holidaymaker who claims he was left badly injured after being forced to squeeze into a seat next to a passenger the size of rugby legend Jonah Lomu. Stephen Prosser, 51, is suing the airline for £10,000 over his experience on a flight from Bangkok to Heathrow, which he […]

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UK PM May wins backing of senior ministers

November 16, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the backing of two senior ministers as she battled to defend her draft Brexit deal, while calls grew for a vote of no confidence in her leadership. More than two years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, it is still unclear how, on what […]

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These are the funniest animal pictures of 2018

November 16, 2018

Award-winning wildlife photos can take hours to set-up and lots of waiting in earnest for that perfect moment – often in treacherous or uncomfortable natural habitats. But sometimes, the best pictures are those that happen when you least expect them. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards always provide meme-worthy delights, and this year’s winners are no […]

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Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora puts WA in ‘box seat’ for lithium supply

November 16, 2018

Traditional owners the Njamal people joined Mines Minister Bill Johnston and other dignitaries at the official opening of Pilbara Minerals’ Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project south of Port Hedland yesterday. The opening came just four years after the Ken Brinsden-led company drilled its first hole at the project, which was followed by an intense program of resource […]

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Victory top W-League after derby win

November 16, 2018

Melbourne Victory have bolstered their W-League title ambitions and won bragging rights with a 2-0 dismissal in their derby against Melbourne City. Jeff Hopkins’ side sit on top of the ladder after Elise Kellond-Knight’s own goal and Emily Gielnik’s breakaway finish at AAMI Park on Friday night. Despite City’s wealth of internationals, Victory looked the […]

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Bourke Street terror attack: Michael Rogers, known as ‘Trolley man’, wanted by police

November 16, 2018

A homeless man hailed Melbourne’s “Trolley man” is wanted over a string of burglaries and for breaching his bail conditions. Michael Rogers used a shopping trolley to ram terrorist Hassan Khalif Shire Ali as police tried to disarm the Somali-born radical in last Friday’s Bourke Street terror attack. As footage of Mr Rogers’ actions went […]

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Program to prevent diabetes | The West Australian

November 16, 2018

A Bunbury couple is encouraging people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to join a free prevention program run exclusively in the South West, in recognition of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday. Run by Diabetes WA, Let’s Prevent is a free health program held in Bunbury, Busselton, Harvey, Collie and Capel, which helps adults […]

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Bourke St terrorist Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was out on bail at the time of attack

November 16, 2018

Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was on bail for routine traffic offences when he killed one man and injured two others during a stabbing rampage in central Melbourne. The state government back the decision to extend Shire Ali’s bail but the opposition on Friday said the 30-year-old should have been off the streets. Attorney-General Martin Pakula […]

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Extended retail trading hours in Geraldton approved

November 16, 2018

Extended retail trading hours are here to stay in Geraldton, with the Commerce Minister giving the final tick of approval today. The deregulated trading hours only applies to general retailers, such as Coles and Woolworths, and doesn’t affect smaller and speciality retailers, who already have unrestricted hours. Retailers will be able to extend their opening […]

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