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2014/10/24 17:56
2014/10/24 17:56
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Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report -...
UK rejects 'appalling' EU demands
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Labor tipped to win NSW by-elections
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Wall Street inches higher
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P&G posts 34% fall in Q3 profit
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Colgate-Palmolive earnings fall in Q3
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2014/10/24 15:55
2014/10/24 15:55
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Today marks 100 days since the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The Herald is launching a fund to support a foundation in memory of Mo, Evie and Otis Maslin – the three...
2014/10/24 15:28
2014/10/24 15:28
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Andy Zhang's arm is cased in skin-coloured bandages that mask the reality of the mangled flesh beneath. Andy Zhang's arm is cased in skin-coloured bandages that mask the reality of the mangled flesh...
Read more at The North West Star, Daily Liberal, The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, + 7 more articles
2014/10/24 15:12
2014/10/24 15:12
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Bill Shorten will reach out to the Christian Lobby in a speech in Canberra on Saturday, but the Opposition Leader will directly confront the group by declaring support for same-sex marriage. Bill...
Read more at The Courier, Kiama Independent, Manning River Times, Goondiwindi Argus, + 2 more articles
2014/10/24 14:55
2014/10/24 14:55
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Australia has baulked on signing up to a powerful new Chinese development bank amid concerns within the Abbott government that Beijing could use it to expand its strategic influence in the...
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Australia baulks at China bank sign-up
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Australia baulks at China bank sign
3 hours ago ON Canberra Times
Australia baulks at China bank sign-up
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Australia baulks at China bank sign-up
3 hours ago ON Kiama Independent
Australia baulks at China bank sign-up
3 hours ago ON Manning River Times
2014/10/24 14:22
2014/10/24 14:22
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Functional Fitness, or Func Fitness, will leave you sore but that's because you're moving parts of your body you need to be moving regularly but probably don't. Func Fitness is all about getting your...
Read more at Daily Liberal, The Border Mail, The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, + 5 more articles
2014/10/24 14:20
2014/10/24 14:20
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The Canadian Parliament building where Michael Zehaf Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images Amid extravagant threats of damnation and enslavement, the call to arms for...
Read more at The Age, Illawarra Mercury, The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, + 8 more articles
2014/10/24 14:12
2014/10/24 14:12
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The government is facing calls to introduce a user-pays system for regulating financial planners. The government is facing calls to introduce a user-pays system for regulating the financial advice...
Read more at The Courier, Kiama Independent, Manning River Times, Goondiwindi Argus, + 45 more articles
2014/10/24 14:04
2014/10/24 14:04
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Wallaby back Kurtley Beale is immediately eligible to join the European tour squad despite being fined $45,000 for a serious violation of the Australian Rugby Union code of conduct. He avoided...
Read more at SportsFan, TVNZ, The New Zealand Herald, Daily Telegraph, + 635 more articles
Bad look for ARU as Beale saga laid bare
an hour ago ON The New Zealand Herald
Wallaby Beale fined for offensive text - ARU
2 hours ago ON Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ARU hit Beale with fine
2 hours ago ON Sport in a storm
2014/10/24 13:55
2014/10/24 13:55
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Pizza restaurants have been warned against hiring delivery drivers as independent contractors after the Australian Tax Office handed down its evaluation of the disputed area of industrial law. Pizza...
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2014/10/24 13:04
2014/10/24 13:04
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THE two sons of an Australian man found murdered in Bali have joined a commemoration of his life, as they grapple with the fact their mother is accused of plotting his death. JON and Peter Ellis,...
Read more at Adelaide Now, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Now, + 163 more articles
2014/10/24 12:29
2014/10/24 12:29
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EMERGENCY crews are securing the premises of the Canadian consulate in Istanbul after suspicious yellow powder was found in an envelope delivered to the office. PRECAUTIONARY measures were also being...
Read more at Herald Sun, Daily Mail, The Star, EuroNews, + 30 more articles
2014/10/24 12:20
2014/10/24 12:20
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Any cost: Geoff Lane and Higgins were of an era when jockeys knew little of the dangers of crash diets. Photo: Supplied The rides on the trio of talented three-year-olds in Saturday's W.S. Cox Plate...
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Roy Higgins' life in the fasting lane
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Roy Higgins' life in the fasting lane
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Roy Higgins' life in the fasting lane
7 hours ago ON Northern Daily Leader
Roy Higgins' life in the fasting lane
7 hours ago ON The Young Witness
Roy Higgins' life in the fasting lane
8 hours ago ON Canberra Times
2014/10/24 11:29
2014/10/24 11:29
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MOTORING Enthusiast Party Senator Ricky Muir's chief of staff has reportedly resigned only months after she replaced the first person to hold the job. IN September, Senator Muir's first chief of...
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Third Muir staffer races out the door
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Third Muir staffer races out the door
6 hours ago ON Daily Telegraph
Third Muir staffer races out the door
6 hours ago ON Sky News Australia
Ricky Muir loses second chief of staff in three months
8 hours ago ON Northern Daily Leader
2014/10/24 11:19
2014/10/24 11:19
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The weight-for-age championship of Australia boasts a roll call of most of the greats of the turf, and so should be a great race for favourites. The weight-for-age championship of Australia boasts a...
Read more at The Border Mail, Daily Liberal, Adelaide Now, Manning River Times, + 184 more articles
2014/10/24 10:05
2014/10/24 10:05
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Mr Mrs Clooney aren't done celebrating their recent nuptials in Italy. Amal Clooney's parents are throwing the newlyweds a post-wedding dinner party on Saturday night in Buckinghamshire, in southeast...
Read more at Sky News Australia, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Now, + 5 more articles
Clooney post-wedding party planned
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Clooney post-wedding party planned
9 hours ago ON Daily Telegraph
Clooney post-wedding party planned
9 hours ago ON Adelaide Now
Clooney post-wedding party planned
10 hours ago ON Perth Now
2014/10/24 09:55
2014/10/24 09:55
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Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has taken a novel approach to attacking the Government's proposed data retention laws, appearing in an online satirical rap video He was "less than amazing" but Greens...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, Independent, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 28 more articles
2014/10/24 09:55
2014/10/24 09:55
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Figures provided to a Senate Estimates hearing by workplace insurer Comcare show ACT government employees lodged claims at rates far above the private sector. The territory's 20,000 public servants...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Kiama Independent, + 12 more articles
2014/10/24 09:15
2014/10/24 09:15
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Storm chasing in Australia can be a frustrating interest. It took almost 12 hours of driving to catch this storm - then it all happened in one hour. A storm is a fantastic thing to chase. It's...
Read more at Illawarra Mercury, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 6 more articles
Nick Moir's guide to storm-chasing in Australia
8 hours ago ON Northern Daily Leader
Nick Moir's guide to storm-chasing in Australia
8 hours ago ON The Young Witness
2014/10/24 08:47
2014/10/24 08:47
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OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten will tell a Christian political conference he supports gay marriage. MR Shorten has accepted an invitation to address the Australian Christian Lobby national conference...
Read more at Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, News.com.au, Perth Now, + 2 more articles
Shorten to speak at Christian conference
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Shorten to speak at Christian conference
10 hours ago ON Sky News Australia
Shorten to speak at Christian conference
10 hours ago ON Adelaide Now
2014/10/24 08:21
2014/10/24 08:21
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Four police officers are facing disciplinary hearings over the death of a man whose pleas for medical help were ignored while he was in their custody. Chinese national Gong Ling Tang, 53, was found...
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2014/10/24 08:12
2014/10/24 08:12
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Tim Martin is back training after a personal crisis and although his team is small, he thinks Moral Victory can have him back in the winner's circle at Rosehill on Saturday. Tim Martin is back...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 7 more articles
2014/10/24 08:05
2014/10/24 08:05
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When trying to mend a broken heart don't laden it with saturated fats. Photo: Twitter To those who believe there are better ways to get over a broken heart than devouring a week's worth of fried...
Read more at WA Today, Brisbane Times, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, + 1 more articles
Broken heart? Best not chew on it
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Broken heart? Best not chew on it
10 hours ago ON The Age
Broken heart? Best not chew on it
10 hours ago ON Sydney Morning Herald
Broken heart? Best not chew on it
11 hours ago ON Canberra Times
2014/10/24 08:05
2014/10/24 08:05
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South Australian volunteer firefighters have refused to fight a blaze in protest against increases to the state's emergency services levy. It emerged on Friday that two Country Fire Service...
Read more at Sky News Australia, Herald Sun, News.com.au, Daily Telegraph, + 4 more articles
2014/10/24 07:58
2014/10/24 07:58
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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has said the Australian War Memorial could be a target of "copycat" attacks, after the shooting in Canada. Mr Abbott made the comments on radio on Friday. He said part of...
Read more at Daily Examiner, Northern Star, The Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, + 19 more articles
2014/10/24 07:55
2014/10/24 07:55
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Retail Food Group acquired Gloria Jean's Coffees for $163.5 million on Friday, sealing itself as Australia's coffee Goliath in terms of franchise brands, store counts and roasting capacity. There is...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Kiama Independent, + 19 more articles
2014/10/24 07:55
2014/10/24 07:55
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The head of the Department of Family and Community Services has pledged to change the way it deals with law suits from victims of child sex abuse after publicly apologising for the "defensive,...
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2014/10/24 07:55
2014/10/24 07:55
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The peak medical body has accused the Abbott government of acting too slowly to tackle the Ebola crisis because of concerns about the political consequences of an Australian health worker being...
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2014/10/24 07:55
2014/10/24 07:55
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Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie says she rejected overtures from the Abbott government to strike a special deal for her home state in exchange for support for university fee...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Kiama Independent, + 35 more articles
2014/10/24 07:36
2014/10/24 07:36
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A LAWYERS group has called for an independent study into the 2009 Montara oil spill, after it received maps believed to show the spill was bigger than previously thought. The Australian Lawyers...
Read more at Northern Star, Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, The Morning Bulletin, + 3 more articles