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Eye Witness News
ANC denies involvement in alleged Prasa bribesfrom Prasa’s locomotives deal. FILE: One of Prasa’s new test trains to replace
ANC denies involvement in alleged Prasa bribes
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
from Prasa’s locomotives deal. FILE: One of Prasa’s new test trains to replace the aging Metrorail fleet. Picture: Department of Transport. African National Congress,PRASA,New Prasa trains JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress... Read more
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express
BANK HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHAOS: 16 MILLION drivers expected to hit the roads TODAYthe weekend, including 8,771 flat and faulty batteries, 5,283 punctures, 3,397
BANK HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHAOS: 16 MILLION drivers expected to hit the roads TODAY
express / Posted yesterday
the weekend, including 8,771 flat and faulty batteries, 5,283 punctures, 3,397 engine faults and 1,295 broken clutches. Department of Transport figures already advise drivers to add 40 minutes to every hour's journey because of congestion. Over... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Protesters take a last stand against WHUPDALBY business owners have protested the pending development of Drayton St by t
Protesters take a last stand against WHUP
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
DALBY business owners have protested the pending development of Drayton St by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), saying it will put many of those with highway shop frontage out of work. About 40 people turned out for the protest on... Read more
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The North West Star
Hashtag road safetyMichele White, and Good Shepherd Catholic College students and Year 11 pastoral
Hashtag road safety
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Michele White, and Good Shepherd Catholic College students and Year 11 pastoral leader show support for Road Safety. THE Department of Transport and the Queensland Police Service have been using social media hashtags to spread awareness about... Read more
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Queensland Times
Crash victim shocked to see death at same intersectiondriven past the scene with her husband when heading in to Eumundi that night.
Crash victim shocked to see death at same intersection
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
driven past the scene with her husband when heading in to Eumundi that night. She said she had been in contact with the Department of Transport and Main Roads after her crash to ask them to improve safety at the intersection. But she said she... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Crash victim shocked to see death at same intersectiondriven past the scene with her husband when heading in to Eumundi that night.
Crash victim shocked to see death at same intersection
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
driven past the scene with her husband when heading in to Eumundi that night. She said she had been in contact with the Department of Transport and Main Roads after her crash to ask them to improve safety at the intersection. But she said she... Read more
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WA Today
Dozens of stray cats dumped at Hillarys Boat Harbour find refuge in the rocksfrom fishermen to survive. He believes that over-feeding the stray's causes ha
Dozens of stray cats dumped at Hillarys Boat Harbour find refuge in the rocks
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
from fishermen to survive. He believes that over-feeding the stray's causes harm to local wildlife and businesses. The Department of Transport, which owns the marina, commissioned an independent contractor to capture and euthanise five litters... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
REVEALED: 7 speed and red light cameras switched on todayBREAKING: New speeding and red light cameras have been activated across Toowoom
REVEALED: 7 speed and red light cameras switched on today
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
BREAKING: New speeding and red light cameras have been activated across Toowoomba. Police and the Department of Transport and Main Roads have conducted upgrades to a number of existing red light camera sites in the Toowoomba area to improve road... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Toowoomba company wins $3.47m contractexcluding GST in the latest Western Downs Regional Council meeting, subject to
Toowoomba company wins $3.47m contract
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
excluding GST in the latest Western Downs Regional Council meeting, subject to conditions. The conditions include Department of Transport and Main Roads bearing all costs associated with the award of the tender, legitimate variations and... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crashthroughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crash
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
throughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring as well as licence and vehicle checks. Department of Transport and Main Roads officers were also on hand to check vehicles were roadworthy. More traffic stops are... Read more
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Queensland Times
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crashthroughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crash
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
throughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring as well as licence and vehicle checks. Department of Transport and Main Roads officers were also on hand to check vehicles were roadworthy. More traffic stops are... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crashthroughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crash
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
throughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring as well as licence and vehicle checks. Department of Transport and Main Roads officers were also on hand to check vehicles were roadworthy. More traffic stops are... Read more
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News Mail
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crashthroughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring
Woman 'ejected' from car in fatal Sunshine Coast crash
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
throughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring as well as licence and vehicle checks. Department of Transport and Main Roads officers were also on hand to check vehicles were roadworthy. More traffic stops are... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Sunshine Coast woman killed in Eumundi crashthroughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring
Sunshine Coast woman killed in Eumundi crash
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
throughout Wednesday afternoon. Random alcohol and drug testing was occurring as well as licence and vehicle checks. Department of Transport and Main Roads officers were also on hand to check vehicles were roadworthy. More traffic stops are... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Deteriorating service and daily faulty setslevels, income support and empowerment. Mr. Nene and your office please protect
Deteriorating service and daily faulty sets
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
levels, income support and empowerment. Mr. Nene and your office please protect our tax money and rescue PRASA. The Department of Transport is responsible for regulation of Transportation in South Africa, that is, public transport, rail... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham flight emergency amid "cockpit smoke" dramaare reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can’t confirm that.” S
Birmingham flight emergency amid "cockpit smoke" drama
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
are reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can’t confirm that.” See plane swerve on runway at Birmingham Airport The Air Accident Investigation Unit of Dublin’s Department of Transport has been called in to investigate the in... Read more
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Express and Star
Birmingham flight drama after reports of 'smoke in cockpit' « Express & Starhe said. "There are reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can't
Birmingham flight drama after reports of 'smoke in cockpit' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
he said. "There are reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can't confirm that." The Air Accident Investigation Unit of Dublin's Department of Transport has been called in to investigate the incident. Subscribe to our mai... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Emergency landing in Cork Airport as captain reports issue on board planereports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can't confirm that." The A
Emergency landing in Cork Airport as captain reports issue on board plane
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can't confirm that." The Air Accident Investigation Unit of Dublin's Department of Transport has been called in to investigate the incident. Management at the facility activated its full... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Aer Lingus flight emergency stood down after safe landingsafely disembarked the aircraft," he said. "There are reports that there was sm
Aer Lingus flight emergency stood down after safe landing
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
safely disembarked the aircraft," he said. "There are reports that there was smoke from the cockpit but I can't confirm that." The Air Accident Investigation Unit of Dublin's Department of Transport has been called in to investigate the in... Read more
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WA Today
Fremantle jet ski death: Man identified as young father, Scott Dickeyare treating the man's death as a boating accident and reports will be prepared
Fremantle jet ski death: Man identified as young father, Scott Dickey
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
are treating the man's death as a boating accident and reports will be prepared for the Coroner by Water Police and the Department of Transport. The Department of Transport's jet ski safety guidelines require a minimum crew of two people on a... Read more
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WA Today
Jet ski rider dies off the coast of South Fremantlemedical attention before being rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital, where he died
Jet ski rider dies off the coast of South Fremantle
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
medical attention before being rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital, where he died a short time later. Police are treating the man's death as a boating accident and reports will be prepared for the Coroner by Water Police and the Department of Transpo... Read more
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express
Is YOUR child at risk? One in three car seats 'fitted incorrectly'harness covers aren't always crash-tested and may alter the seat's functions du
Is YOUR child at risk? One in three car seats 'fitted incorrectly'
express / Posted 3 days ago
harness covers aren't always crash-tested and may alter the seat's functions during a crash. This research comes after a Department of Transport report last year, which showed that child road deaths (aged 16 or under) had risen by 3 per cent to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearshe said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South t
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
he said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South these major works are important. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will have to manage the projects to keep the highway free in rush hour." Mr Latchford... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearshe said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South t
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
he said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South these major works are important. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will have to manage the projects to keep the highway free in rush hour." Mr Latchford... Read more
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Queensland Times
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearshe said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South t
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
he said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South these major works are important. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will have to manage the projects to keep the highway free in rush hour." Mr Latchford... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearshe said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South t
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
he said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South these major works are important. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will have to manage the projects to keep the highway free in rush hour." Mr Latchford... Read more
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News Mail
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearshe said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South t
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
he said of the road projects. "With 50,000 people going into Caloundra South these major works are important. The Department of Transport and Main Roads will have to manage the projects to keep the highway free in rush hour." Mr Latchford... Read more
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iol.co.za
94 taxi owners arrested in cop blitz on routeDepartment of transport spokesman Kwanele Ncalane said these owners had started
94 taxi owners arrested in cop blitz on route
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Department of transport spokesman Kwanele Ncalane said these owners had started gathering about two weeks ago. They were targeting long distance taxis travelling between Kwazulu-Natal and Johannesburg, stopping and checking permits and allegedly... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why complaining about British Airways or easyJet will soon cost you £25airlines, uses a CAA-approved Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) company, who
Why complaining about British Airways or easyJet will soon cost you £25
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
airlines, uses a CAA-approved Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) company, who are also the designated company by the Department of Transport to handle air travel complaints, to offer dispute resolution services as an alternative to a court... Read more
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iol.co.za
94 taxi owners to appear in court after police blitzfrom different taxi associations, were arrested for illegal gathering after the
94 taxi owners to appear in court after police blitz
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
from different taxi associations, were arrested for illegal gathering after they blocked the road near Utrecht on Sunday. Department of Transport spokesman, Kwanele Ncalane, said these owners had started gathering about two weeks ago. They were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natal Speedster Slapped With a R18 000 Finewas slapped with a R18 000 speeding fine for clocking 220km/h, n a 120km/h zone
Natal Speedster Slapped With a R18 000 Fine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
was slapped with a R18 000 speeding fine for clocking 220km/h, n a 120km/h zone along the South Coast, the KwaZulu-Natal department of transport said on Monday. Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda in a statement commended the Park Rynie's Department of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Indications of division between older and newer OCI board members over Hickey arrestDelaney. All three are now in Ireland, with Mr Delaney not travelling to Brazi
Indications of division between older and newer OCI board members over Hickey arrest
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Delaney. All three are now in Ireland, with Mr Delaney not travelling to Brazil at any time during the games. Meanwhile, Department of Transport and Sport officials have been in “constant contact” with Attorney General Máire Whelan to decide the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jailed Irish pair seek release as ticket-touting scandal enters its third weekinto the case, though they have already said Mr Hickey and the others will face
Jailed Irish pair seek release as ticket-touting scandal enters its third week
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
into the case, though they have already said Mr Hickey and the others will face charges. Meanwhile, officials in the Department of Transport were in “constant contact” yesterday with the attorney general’s office to decide the terms of... Read more
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The North West Star
Hashtag road safetyShepherd Catholic College students and Year 11 pastoral leader show support for
Hashtag road safety
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
Shepherd Catholic College students and Year 11 pastoral leader show support for Road Safety Week. Photo: Chris Burns. THE Department of Transport and the Queensland Police Service have been using social media hashtags to spread awareness about... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Parking woes ramp upLauga made the announcement yesterday and said the details of vehicles will be
Parking woes ramp up
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Lauga made the announcement yesterday and said the details of vehicles will be recorded and monitored through the Department of Transport and Main Roads database. "I have been made aware of some frustration, anger and confusion by boaties... Read more
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News Mail
Speak up to help save livesand others safe on our roads,” she said. "Throughout the week you'll see Queen
Speak up to help save lives
News Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and others safe on our roads,” she said. "Throughout the week you'll see Queensland Police Service and the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads partnering together at a number of community engagement events. "You might even be... Read more
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News Mail
Time for overhaul on regulations for scooter usersyou go for a motorbike licence after holding a car licence you have to sit a te
Time for overhaul on regulations for scooter users
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
you go for a motorbike licence after holding a car licence you have to sit a test. You also have to wear a helmet. The Department of Transport and Main Roads states that the scooter has to be registered but registration is free, plus, it... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Officers step in to stamp out parking agro at coast rampoffence and to consider this an official first warning." Details of vehicles w
Officers step in to stamp out parking agro at coast ramp
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
offence and to consider this an official first warning." Details of vehicles will be recorded and monitored through the Department of Transport and Main Roads data base. "Failure to remove the vehicle in a timely manner, or a repeat offence,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Are we shelling out too much for seaside parking? Most expensive spots revealedoff spent elsewhere.” Bournemouth council says the cash it raises from parking
Are we shelling out too much for seaside parking? Most expensive spots revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
off spent elsewhere.” Bournemouth council says the cash it raises from parking is needed for frontline services. But Department of Transport guidance says parking charges should not be used to raise revenue. Nursery teacher Linda White, 51,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
RACQ finds shocking truththe same as when you are a child learning to ride a bike, you need to be taught
RACQ finds shocking truth
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
the same as when you are a child learning to ride a bike, you need to be taught.” The data, which was supplied by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, was captured between January 2010 and October 2015. It revealed a staggering 2,850... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lethal asbestos fibres found near Zille’s officesBuilding. The asbestos scare initially emerged almost two years ago and an inv
Lethal asbestos fibres found near Zille’s offices
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Building. The asbestos scare initially emerged almost two years ago and an investigation was commissioned by the Department of Transport and Public Works to identify potential risk areas. DA chief whip, Mark Wiley said while he could not... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Banned for lifehas been banned from his job. A decision to cancel Ronald Barrett’s authority
Banned for life
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
has been banned from his job. A decision to cancel Ronald Barrett’s authority to drive a public passenger vehicle by the Department of Transport’s director general has been upheld following an Administrative Decisions Tribunal hearing earlier... Read more
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Irish Examiner
EU ‘won’t allow Vat cut to help road safety’a positive road safety impact given the restrictions imposed on Ireland by the
EU ‘won’t allow Vat cut to help road safety’
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
a positive road safety impact given the restrictions imposed on Ireland by the EU Vat directive. A senior official in the Department of Transport said: “Other than making a case at EU level to change the law applying to Vat, there is little we can... Read more
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chroniclelive
Dualling the A69 would be more beneficial for the North East - report revealswill cost a great deal of taxpayers money but we need to keep making the case f
Dualling the A69 would be more beneficial for the North East - report reveals
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
will cost a great deal of taxpayers money but we need to keep making the case for this and I have upcoming meeting with the department of transport and the transport for the north group where I will be making the case for this investment in the... Read more
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News.com.au
Queensland’s dubious road statisticpeople have been caught driving on Queensland roads without a valid licence sin
Queensland’s dubious road statistic
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
people have been caught driving on Queensland roads without a valid licence since 2010. Using figures obtained from the Department of Transport and Main Roads, the RACQ claims there have been 239,000 people caught driving without a valid licence... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New WA transport boss hopes to bring big project skills from mining sectorof Mines and Petroleum, the latest in a string of senior executive positions in
New WA transport boss hopes to bring big project skills from mining sector
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
of Mines and Petroleum, the latest in a string of senior executive positions in the public sector. He comes to the Department of Transport at a time when the portfolio is shaping as a key policy battleground for the Barnett Government in... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Shocking number of drivers unlicensed on Qld roadswithout a proper licence in the last five years. RACQ spokesperson Renee Smith
Shocking number of drivers unlicensed on Qld roads
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
without a proper licence in the last five years. RACQ spokesperson Renee Smith said the data, which was supplied by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, was captured between January 2010 and October 2015, was disturbing and highlighted... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Judge 'erred' in giving license to fatal crash drunk driver: WA courtwhich authorised her to drive "for the purpose of attending for medical treatme
Judge 'erred' in giving license to fatal crash drunk driver: WA court
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
which authorised her to drive "for the purpose of attending for medical treatment for herself or her children". The Department of Transport appealed against the decision, arguing the judge had "erred in fact and law" by making the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brutal Killing of Child Condemnedof a six-year-old boy who died while trying to protect his mother from a man at
Brutal Killing of Child Condemned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of a six-year-old boy who died while trying to protect his mother from a man attacking her. According to the provincial Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison, the mother was walking her two children to school when a man tried to attack... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pat Hickey temporarily steps down as OCI president after Rio arrest; Shane Ross returning to Dublinto a local hospital. IOC member Hickey being taken to hospital after feeling s
Pat Hickey temporarily steps down as OCI president after Rio arrest; Shane Ross returning to Dublin
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
to a local hospital. IOC member Hickey being taken to hospital after feeling sick at the moment he got arrested Here, the Department of Transport said it was aware of the story of Mr Hickey’s arrest but that it had no official confirmation and... Read more
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