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Eddie Jones' verbal shots are part of his mystique and could give England edge against Australia
Eddie Jones' verbal shots are part of his mystique and could give England edge against Australia Don't for one minute think Eddie Jones has spent the week firing from the lip because he likes the sound of his own voice. This guy doesn’t do anything for effect, for cheap headlines, for ego. Nor even to take gratuitous digs at either his homeland or the Wallabies team that sacked him. He wants to test England, the team’s resolve and the players’ individual mental strength. By publicly calling   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Tags: Rugby Football |  Rugby Union | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  England | 
Relatives take MH370 search into own hands
Relatives take MH370 search into own hands They say they want to try to push governments to expand the search area to more of the east African coast. The Malaysia Airlines jet, carrying 239 passengers and crew, vanished on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014. Search teams have been combing the southern Indian Ocean for signs of the plane, but so far nothing has been found. The Australian-led hunt, which has being ongoing   Read More ...
Places: Australia |  Africa |  E. Africa |  China |  Malaysia |  United Kingdom |  North |  Beijing |  Indian |  Malay States |  Central |  Kolumpo | 
Surf, ?L?Italia della tavola si prepara all?Olimpiade di Tokyo?
Surf, ?L?Italia della tavola si prepara all?Olimpiade di Tokyo? Tokyo 2020, la città e l’anno del surf olimpico. Dopo l’annuncio del Comitato organizzatore dei Giochi, l’onda dell’esultanza è partita dalla California ed è arrivata fino all’Australia. Due paesi dalle forti tradizioni nella pratica della tavola da onda. Ma anche in Francia, Gran Bretagna e Germania i praticanti sono decine di migliaia. E in Italia? La Fisurf, organismo di riferimento ancora non riconosciuto dal Coni, ha tagliato il traguardo dei   Read More ...
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Sweet Redemption to clash with wedding day in the Villiers
The wedding plans of Sweet Redemption's part owner Ashley Hill won't be changing because of a clash with the Villiers Stakes, even after her win in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday. Hill's partner Rheannon was quick to ask "what do we do with the wedding?" as Sweet Redemption returned from an all-the-way win. "I think we are both going to be late, it   Read More ...
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Tags: Weddings |  Wedding day | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia | 
Sack John Grant and don't stop there
People have jumped on a statement I made during the week when I said, , as me being supportive of his recent actions and suggesting I think he should stay on as Australian Rugby League Commission chairman. Nothing could be further from the truth. Grant confident he won't be voted out John Grant insists his position hasn't become untenable and is confident he will remain the ARLC Chairman into 2017.   Read More ...
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Tags: Rugby Football |  Rugbyleague | 
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Tim Clark relieved as Dee Nine Elle gets back in his good books
Tim Clark has a long memory when it comes to Dee Nine Elle and was quick to point out it cost him a hundred winners for last season after it chalked up another winning treble for him at Rosehill on Saturday. Clark had won on Pipeline and got a narrow decision on Isla Tristana. "It couldn't do that on the last day of the season   Read More ...
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Our early Christmas present: refinancing our home loan
Our Christmas tree () arrived this weekend and there are already a few presents underneath. But the best gifts are ones I can't wrap up and tie with a bow: time with loved ones of course ... and also the fact I've just applied to refinance our mortgage. It's been a frustrating couple of weeks after our mortgage broker found some great deals, only to have the lenders withdraw their   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture |  Real Estate | 
Tags: Holidays |  Christmas |  Residential Real Estate |  Home Loans | 
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Sydney housing crisis: Generational split on how to solve affordability dilemma
Sydney's worsening housing affordability crisis has split its residents along generational lines, a new poll confirms. Ask whether the Baird Government should abolish stamp duty on residential property, in favour of a land tax on all homes, and 45 per cent of young respondents, aged 18 to 34 years, are supportive. But asking the same question to an older generation meets equal resistance. An exclusive Fairfax/ReachTEL   Read More ...
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Alleged NT stabber charged with murder
Alleged NT stabber charged with murder A MAN has been charged with murder over the alleged fatal stabbing of a French tourist in the Northern Territory.   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Social Issues |  Death & Dying |  Murder |  Violence |  Obituary |  Killed |  Murder charges |  Murders |  Stabbing Death | 
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CS Kazungu plans Silicon Valley tour for son who scored 428 marks in KCPE
CS Kazungu plans Silicon Valley tour for son who scored 428 marks in KCPE Mining CS Dan Kazungu will take his son on a tour of Middle East and Australia for scoring 428 marks in the 2016 KCPEexam. Nigel Thoya, 13, from Jilore ward in Malindi constituency, was a student of Makini School Nairobi. He will also be taken on a tour of Silicon Valley as he has a passion for software engineering. The CS, who is currently in the UK for the annual   Read More ...
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Melbourne man charged with murdering French tourist in Central Australia
Melbourne man charged with murdering French tourist in Central Australia Northern Territory Police have charged a 35-year-old Melbourne man with murder over the death of a French tourist in Central Australia. Victim Philippe Jegouzo died when he was allegedly stabbed in the neck at the Connor's Well road stop on Wednesday. He will appear in the Alice Springs Local Court on Monday. On Friday, Detective Superintendent Travis Wurst said Jegouzo and his wife were at the Connors Well rest stop   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Tags: Death & Dying |  Murders | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Victoria |  Melbourne |  NT | 
Dodt maintains advantage at Australian PGA
Dodt maintains advantage at Australian PGA Gold Coast - Andrew Dodt will tee off with a two-shot shot lead for the third day in a row in the final round of the Australian PGA Championship after a two-under-par 70 kept him on top of the leader board on Saturday. Adam Scott looked like reining in his fellow Australian when he eagled the ninth and set off on a back nine which he tore up on Friday,   Read More ...
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Tags: Golf | 
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Luke Ryan leads Ginninderra to stirring victory in memory of his grandfather
That one was for you, Eric. With Ginninderra staring down the barrel of defeat, fast bowler Luke Ryan produced one of the performances of his career to steal a win in a stirring tribute to his late grandfather. Wests-UC needed less than 10 runs to win with three wickets in hand. Then, one shot away from a first-inning victory, Wests batsman Sam Skelly's stumps were   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Places: Australia | 
Malcolm Turnbull's deal making leads to some perverse results
The last question time of the year was a bizarrely abrasive affair given the lofty sentiments exchanged between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten, just an hour before. Both had given warm end-of-year speeches in the house bringing colleagues and each other to a certain misty eyedness, and laughter too. But come two o'clock there was unfinished business. Through bad management more than bad luck, Turnbull was   Read More ...
Places: Australia | 
Western Sydney Wanderers put A-League season back on track with rout of Central Coast Mariners
Western Sydney Wanderers put their season back on track in emphatic fashion after clinching a 4-1 rout of rivals Central Coast Mariners despite finishing the game with 10 men. The Wanderers were forced to play the last 30 minutes a man down after goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson was given his marching orders for a reckless foul, but it didn't stop the club from clinching just their second win of the season   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Tags: Football | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  South Wales |  Sydney | 
Fairfax Media's Mark Fogarty wins top Supercars media award
Fairfax Media motor sport writer Mark Fogarty has won the top honour in the 2016 Supercars Media Awards. Fogarty was named as Best News Reporter for breaking some of the biggest Supercars stories of the past year. It is the third time he has received the major prize in the five-year history of the Supercars Media Awards, which this year were decided by independent judging panels rather than by votes   Read More ...
Categories: Sports | 
Tags: Motor Sport | 
Places: Australia | 
New airline set to fly between Perth and Bali
Indonesian airline Batik Air looks set to bring even more competition to the Perth-Bali holiday market later this month or in the new year at the latest. The airline announced it has been given an air operator's certificate by the Australian Civil Aviation Authority and hopes to sign off routes as soon as possible. "Yes, the target is December 2016 or January 2017. We are just trying to manage the   Read More ...
Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Travel |  Airlines |  Air Travel | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Indonesia |  Western |  Perth | 
Former top cop leads ambulance review into deadly thunderstorm asthma outbreak
Former Victoria Police acting chief commissioner Tim Cartwright will lead an operational review into Ambulance Victoria's response to last month's thunderstorm asthma outbreak in Melbourne and Geelong. Eight people died and more than 8500 required emergency hospital treatment during the event on November 21 and 22. Thunderstorm asthma: what triggers it Mark Hew from the Alfred Hospital explains the science behind the freak asthma crisis in Victoria on November 22.   Read More ...
Categories: Health | 
Tags: Diseases & Conditions |  Asthma | 
Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Victoria |  Melbourne |  Geelong | 
Where are Victoria’s best beaches?
Where are Victoria’s best beaches? THE beach is part of us — it’s not just because come summer sand coats our scalps and our eyebrows crackle with salt. The beach has a special place in our collective identity. We flee to it from the heat of the cities, towns and sunburnt paddocks. We celebrate freedoms: time off work, school or mundane day-to-day life. We go there to be alone, we make memories with families and   Read More ...
Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Destinations |  Beaches |  Best Beaches | 
Places: Australia | 
Dangerous storm brewing on border
Dangerous storm brewing on border THE SUPERCELL storm is now moving into the northern suburbs of Brisbane, the Bureau of Meteorology has said. The southern suburbs will have momentary reprieve from the supercell but a second line of severe thunderstorms will hit sometime this evening. The Bureau said the second line of storms is coming from the west side of Ipswich and will affect Archerfield and Greenbank soon. Wind gusts of more than 90km/h have   Read More ...
Categories: Science & Nature | 
Tags: Weather |  Storm |  Physical geography |  Earth science |  Atmospheric sciences |  Meteorology | 
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