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Cleaner stole gold jewellery from celebrity chef’s elderly parents

A Hobart woman preyed on the sick and elderly parents of celebrity chef Massimo Mele, stealing thousands of dollars of gold jewellery from them, a court has heard. Mary Ann
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Why the Melbourne-Sydney rivalry is more bitter than ever

Crossing the border from Victoria into New South Wales seven hours after it opened on Monday this week, I realised I hadn’t been in Sydney for eight months. Source link
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Black Friday sales expected to be Australia’s biggest yet, but smaller retailers say it’ll hurt them in the long run

Australia might not be at the point of store stampedes like the United States, but Black Friday sales this year are expected to be the biggest ever. Key points: Black
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Biofluorescent Australian mammals and marsupials take scientists by surprise in accidental discovery

Following the accidental discovery by scientists in the United States that platypuses glow under UV light, further tests by Australian scientists show other mammals and marsupials also glow. Key points:
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Hamish Knox: Bend of Islands’ Glass House for sale

484 Henley Road, Bend Of Islands, is for sale with $790,000-$840,000 price hopes. The son of one of Melbourne’s most celebrated architects used a “treasure trove” of recycled materials to
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Ravenswood men’s shed set to lose funding and only paid role after missing grant deadline

Surrounded by a whirlpool of sawdust, George Yow is putting the finishing touches on his latest woodwork creation. Key points: The shed has helped many men and women combat mental
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Ogilvie High School students lament end of girls school set to merge with boys after 57 years

Hobart’s Eli Cropp is the product of Tasmania’s only public all-girls school and is now into her third year of studying medicine. Key points: Tasmania’s two single-sex public schools will
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Remains of up to 80 Aboriginal people could be buried near Tasmanian roadworks site

A heritage investigation is underway near a roadworks project in Tasmania’s south-east amid revelations there could be the remains of up to 80 Aboriginal people buried there. Key points: There
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US map shows terrifying extent of COVID spread

More than eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise in infections across the US is showing no signs of slowing down, with fears the country could see a
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NATIONAL NEWS

Two people charged with manslaughter after Townsville toddler found dead in car

Police have charged two people with manslaughter after a three-year-old girl was found dead in a car in Townsville earlier today. Police were notified around 3.30pm after a 37-year-old Burdell
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The Federal Government is out of touch with Australian values

The Federal Government has shaped our nation into one that goes against the Australian values it promotes, writes Bilal Cleland. NATIONAL ABORIGINES and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week this
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Ethiopian PM to meet with African peace envoys after ordering ‘final phase’ of Tigray offensive

African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the military was beginning the “final phase” of an offensive in
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Manufacturers push for gas price guarantee

Australia’s manufacturing giants have raised the pressure on the Morrison government to deliver on its pledge for a gas-fired economic recovery, urging a controversial price trigger to be introduced in
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Benjamin Law’s Dicey Topics with Sydney comedian Nat, the force behind the “Nat’s What I Reckon” YouTube channel

Loading You’ve got a huge global following and people look up to you. If you were to run for political office, what issues would be part of your platform? To
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Australian basketball veteran Tim Coenraad retires after 11-year NBL career and Boomers representation

Despite significant and consistent change and occasional turmoil at the Hawks over the past 11 years, there has been one constant — Tim Coenraad. Key points: Hawks veteran Tim Coenraad
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert arrives in Australia after being released from Iranian prison

Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has landed in Canberra, after spending more than two years locked up in Iran before a reported prisoner swap deal this week. Key points: Kylie Moore-Gilbert
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Queensland firearm regulations slammed in Auditor-General report, as ‘unsuitable people’ get guns

A damning audit of Queensland’s firearm regulations has uncovered a raft of flaws, including police granting gun licences to people with a history of offending behaviour. Key points: The report
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Donald Trump has started the transition process. What’s left for him to do before Joe Biden’s inauguration?

After a delay, the presidential transition process has officially begun. President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris will have 57 days to prepare to govern a nation of 330 million
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

NRL draw 2021: New Zealand Warriors full draw, fixtures, news

The New Zealand Warriors are set to return home in 2021 with plenty of big games across the ditch. Here are all of their games scheduled for next season. Round
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Clearing Boundaries and other books

So does history pattern itself. Edwards grew up in a town called Muchea, 50km outside Perth, consisting of a mill, a railway station and his parents’ general store. With few
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NRL draw 2021: Full schedule, who every team plays twice, rugby league news, Wayne Bennett, Rabbitohs, Craig Bellamy, Storm

The full 2021 draw is here… and we’ve dissected it to let you know who your team plays twice next season. Rival coaches foes Craig Bellamy and Wayne Bennett open
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Australia v India ODI LIVE updates: Australia in control at SCG as Finch reaches triple figures

It seems like State of Origin was just a week ago but the international cricket season is already upon us. Join us from 2pm with the first ball set for
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Danny Frawley legacy at St Kilda Saints helps bring James Frawley out of retirement

“It’s an honour to be here, the Danny Frawley Centre opening up. Everyone knows he went through his battles. “It’s a great thing for the community to have somewhere they
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The AFL draft prospect who stopped potential top pick Logan McDonald

West Australian draft prospect Denver Grainger-Barras says he took the points when he lined up on potential number one pick Logan McDonald earlier this season. Speaking on SEN Afternoons on
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Roughead role revealed in Frawley backflip

Jarryd Roughead’s persistence over some beers got Hawthorn premiership defender James Frawley thinking that his AFL retirement call may have been premature. The 32-year-old on Thursday joined his third club,
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NRL 2020: biggest player transfers, Latrell Mitchell, Rabbitohs, Sonny Bill Williams Roosters, Kyle Flanagan, Brodie Croft, Broncos, Ryan Matterson, Eels

It’s not an NRL season without some big and sometimes unexpected player movements. This year we saw the return of cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams in a highly unusual deal,
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WORLD NEWS

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs in Europe – POLITICO

EU politicians who say they want to get tough on Russian President Vladimir Putin should stop coddling Kremlin-connected oligarchs and welcoming their wealth, Alexei Navalny and three other leading Russian
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COVID-19: Disney job losses hit 32,000 as coronavirus disrupts theme parks | Business News

Disney has ramped up its plans for tens of thousands of job losses as the coronavirus crisis continues to hurt customer numbers at its main US theme parks. As the
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Desperation during the polio epidemic brought troubling treatments

TORONTO — You’ve probably heard about David Onley. He is remarkable for lots of reasons. He was Canada’s first news reporter with a visible disability. He’s been a dogged advocate
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Farmers clash with police in protest march

Indian farmers defied barricades and braved tear gas from police to enter the national capital. Source link
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Tier system must be clear and fair, says psychologist – Channel 4 News

The Scottish government has announced that people hoping to form social bubbles over the Christmas holidays will be limited to a maximum of eight people, not including children. We spoke
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The Kathopnishad: A Commentary (Part II)

The Kathopnishad: A Commentary (Part II) Dr. Sheeba Rakesh.    Source link
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Trump Pardoning Himself ‘Would Certainly Imperil’ 2024 Run

CNN’s S.E. Cupp said Thursday on “Newsroom” that if President Donald Trump used his pardon powers to pardon himself, it was an admission of guilt which “would certainly imperil” a
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Five COVID-19 patients killed in Indian hospital fire

Ahmedabad, India, November 27 (Reuters) – Five patients were killed in India on Friday in a fire that broke out in a COVID-19 ward, the fourth blaze in a novel
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WORLD SPORT

Why Justin Langer is recharged and ready for pandemic summer

All out for 207 before an empty venue in Manchester there was barely anyone but Australia’s players and staff around to hear what Langer had to say. But it didn’t
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Tyson v Jones: Steve Bunce recalls pigeons, punches and Putin’s tracksuits

Is the Mike Tyson v Roy Jones Jr exhibition fight what boxing fans want to see? Mike Tyson scowling outside Johnny Tocco’s gym in a part of Las Vegas where
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Reigning league MVP Jackson tests positive for COVID-19: NFL report

FILE PHOTO: Nov 22, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) warms up prior to the game against the Tennessee Titans at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit:
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Diego Maradona: Footballer laid to rest as Argentina grieves

Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60 Source link
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Naples united in grief ahead of Napoli Europa League clash

“I have cried for only a few people in my life, and Diego is one of them,” Autiero said. In the evening more fans thronged to the stadium ahead of
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Premier League festive schedule: How to follow on TV & who gets least rest

Solskjaer (left), Klopp (centre) and Guardiola have criticised this season’s fixture schedule The BBC will show a live game on 26 December for the first time after the Premier League
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Argentines bid farewell to Maradona as nation mourns flawed hero

A general view shows a mural by artist Jorit depicting late Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, in Naples, Italy November 26, 2020. REUTERS/Yara Nardi November 26, 2020 By Maximilian Heath
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Diego Maradona dies: Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in

Diego Maradona (centre) and Ossie Ardiles (right) played together at the 1982 World Cup Today’s football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo “could not even dream” of being admired as
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