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Stuck overseas, Aussies struggle to come home

Australian citizens stranded overseas due to COVID-19 and flight caps, feel abandoned by the Morrison Government, writes Candice Dix. THE THING about being Australian is, we don’t leave anyone behind. Right? I
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Cool change moves in after Sydney and northern NSW endure record-smashing heatwave

A cool change has begun moving across NSW after Sydney and regions of northern NSW sweltered through the hottest November night on record and firefighters battled dozens of blazes across
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Sardinian President Surveys Damage Left by Severe Flooding in Bitti

At least three people were killed in Bitti, a town on the Italian island of Sardinia, on November 28 after severe flooding, ANSA reported. Among those killed were a 55-year-old
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Romain Grosjean survives horror crash after Formula One car bursts into flames

Manama: Romain Grosjean suffered minor burns and suspected broken ribs, but was in a stable condition after his car smashed through safety barriers at the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix
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WORLD NEWS

Unreliable sources. Fake quote attributed to future U.S. Secretary of State spreads from Wikipedia to the Russian media

Before U.S. president-elect Joe Biden formally announced Antony Blinken as his pick for Secretary of State, an anonymous Wikipedia editor took it upon himself to edit Blinken’s Wikipedia page. The
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Mike Tyson’s comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr ends in a draw | World News

Mike Tyson’s return to the ring after 15 years in a bout against fellow boxing legend Roy Jones Jr has ended in an unofficial draw. The eight-round exhibition match, which
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Swiss vote to reject Responsible Business Initiative

If passed the RBI would have hugely affected Swiss businesses. Companies such as Nestlé, Syngenta, Glencore or Novartis source products all over the world. Moreover, Switzerland is a world centre
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The Crown needs ‘work of fiction’ disclaimer, says U.K. culture minister

Britain’s culture minister thinks the Netflix TV series The Crown should come with a disclaimer: It’s a work of fiction. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden weighed in amid criticism of the historical
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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS

It’s all academic for me

How long have you been doing this job and what first sparked your interest in this area? I started my role at UTS in 2019 after completing my PhD. I
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The challenges and joys of a second career in teaching

My first career was in corporate taxation at global accounting firm, PwC. I enjoyed working in the fast-paced and stimulating corporate environment and I learnt invaluable skills, which I now
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Nine appoints recruitment firm Spencer Stuart to search for new CEO

Spencer Stuart did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Several internal candidates have put their hands up for the job but the CEO of streaming service Stan, Mike
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Using super to fix wages growth is as disingenuous as using it to fix the housing market | Greg Jericho | Business

So many of our policy debates are mired in bad faith that are never actually about solving the problem at hand. Dealing with climate change, for example, means we need
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WORLD BUSINESS

Five months after quitting Congress, Urmila Matondkar likely to formally join Shiv Sena on Monday

MUMBAI: Actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar is likely to formally join the Shiv Sena on Monday. She is likely to be inducted in the presence of chief minister and party president Uddhav
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Swiss firms narrowly avoid ‘Responsible Business’ liability as vote divides nation

FILE PHOTO: A small banner reading: “Responsible Business Initiative – Yes on November 29” is fixed to the frame of a bicycle in Zurich, Switzerland November 23, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File
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French protesters demand Macron drop police identity clause from security law

Pressure is growing on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to abandon a provision in a draft bill curtailing the ability to publish photos or video of police, after big protests across
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These 5 major gym chains still make it annoyingly hard to quit

Gyms have been among COVID-19’s most dramatically impacted victims, due to the transmission risks of packing heavily breathing people into a confined space for hours at a time. But there’s
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AUSTRALIAN SPORTS

BBC commentator suspended, Steve Thompson, reaction

A football pundit has been suspended by the BBC — for describing a scuffle between two players as “handbags”. Steve “Tommo” Thompson was relieved of his duties for using the
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Diego Maradona dead: Doctor Leopoldo Luque manslaughter investigation, offices raided

Diego Maradona’s doctor was on Monday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack, the Argentine news agency Telam reported. Police raided
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Formula 1 2020 News, Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Human rights issue

Lewis Hamilton returned to work as a seven-time champion on Thursday and immediately urged Formula One to take real action on human rights issues in “some of the places that
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NRL 2020: Joseph Suaalii contract, Rabbitohs release, Roosters deal

The immediate future of teen prodigy Joseph Suaalii looks to finally be settled with the Rabbitohs reportedly set to grant the 17-year-old a release to join the Roosters for the
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WORLD SPORTS

Lewis Hamilton wins after Romain Grosjean escapes dramatic Bahrain GP fire

Lewis Hamilton took his 11th victory of the season in a Bahrain Grand Prix notable for a violent, fiery crash by Haas driver Romain Grosjean. Grosjean was taken to hospital
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Ethiopia’s Yehualaw runs second-fastest women’s half marathon ever

Elite runners take part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, November 29, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis November 29, 2020 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Yalemzerf Yehualaw ran the second-fastest
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Denver Broncos will not forfeit Sunday’s game despite Covid-19 quarterback absences

Jeff Driskel and Drew Lock will not be involved in Sunday’s game Watch the NFL Show every Saturday night on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, the BBC Sport
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Sapphire Coast races Monday tips and full preview

Decent depth in this one over the same trip, nowhere more evident than promising Canberra mare 2. Exotic Deel who can make it three on the bounce this prep up
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