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iol.co.za
eThekwini under waterformation of black ice. “Scouts have been placed at strategic points along the
eThekwini under water
iol.co.za / Posted 52 minutes ago
formation of black ice. “Scouts have been placed at strategic points along the route to alert the Emergency Communication Centre of any problems which may arise; and rescue teams equipped with quad bikes and the necessary equipment are on standby... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Residents against plans to convert Norwich church into 20 flats want to hear from youLane and replace it with 20 flats + one house. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Residents
Residents against plans to convert Norwich church into 20 flats want to hear from you
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 55 minutes ago
Lane and replace it with 20 flats + one house. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Residents who are against plans to convert a city centre church into 20 flats are urging other neighbours to have their say on the future of the site. Wymondham-based company... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjardropped aid, while US jets began bombing ISIL positions in an attempt to halt t
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjar
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
dropped aid, while US jets began bombing ISIL positions in an attempt to halt the onslaught and avert a humanitarian disaster. Guerrilla fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and its Syrian affiliate the YPG, meanwhile, broke... Read more
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Super Sport
And Super Rugby's Bok team is.....and temporary. If he selected his team the way we do ours, he’d have a brand-ne
And Super Rugby's Bok team is.....
Super Sport / Posted an hour ago
and temporary. If he selected his team the way we do ours, he’d have a brand-new one every season. It is a recipe for disaster at that level. Finding a balancebetween getting form players experienced and experienced players on form will be a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Avoid high risk flooding areas – eThekwini mayorstreams. We are monitoring areas around the city that are prone to flooding,” h
Avoid high risk flooding areas – eThekwini mayor
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
streams. We are monitoring areas around the city that are prone to flooding,” he said in a statement. The city said its disaster management team will be monitoring water levels in rivers and streams. “As water levels rise many residents face... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coasthis grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Direct
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coast
Kiama Independent / Posted an hour ago
his grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Director of the Shoalhaven Marine and Freshwater Centre at the University of Wollongong Dr Pia Winberg said the weedy sea dragon was a spectacular part of Illawarra marine... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Residents against plans to convert Norwich church into 20 flats want to hear from youLane and replace it with 20 flats + one house. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Residents
Residents against plans to convert Norwich church into 20 flats want to hear from you
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 hours ago
Lane and replace it with 20 flats + one house. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY Residents who are against plans to convert a city centre church into 20 flats are urging other neighbours to have their say on the future of the site. To send a link to this... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom feels the heat in cold weatherin small towns including Queenstown, Jamestown, Aliwal North, Burgersdorp, Moun
Eskom feels the heat in cold weather
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
in small towns including Queenstown, Jamestown, Aliwal North, Burgersdorp, Mount Fletcher and Cala. The Western Cape Disaster Management (WCDM) Centre has also warned that parts of the province should brace for rain storms, flooding,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Residents want to hear from you over plans for city centre church Local residents who are furious about plans drawn up by developers to redevel
Residents want to hear from you over plans for city centre church
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Local residents who are furious about plans drawn up by developers to redevelop St Peter's Methodist Church in Park Lane and replace it with 20 flats + one house. PHOTO BY SIMON... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The big chill: SA running out of gasand west coast today. These will be accompanied by gale-force winds and rough
The big chill: SA running out of gas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 hours ago
and west coast today. These will be accompanied by gale-force winds and rough seas. Charlotte Powell, of Cape Town's disaster risk management centre, said areas at risk of flooding included Khayelitsha, Strand and Masiphumele, near... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN extreme weather havocDisaster teams were placed on standby, and emergency personnel had their hands
KZN extreme weather havoc
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
Disaster teams were placed on standby, and emergency personnel had their hands full. One of the worst-hit areas was eManzimtoti, with the town’s central business district above the aManzimtoti River badly flooded and cars partly submerged. Two... Read more
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Reuters
In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to surviveof school-age Syrians in the country – were not in school. Among 6 to 11 year-o
In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to survive
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
of school-age Syrians in the country – were not in school. Among 6 to 11 year-olds who live outside camps, Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority has said, fewer than 15 percent are in school. No one can estimate how many work... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Weather update: Extreme conditions around SAcentral parts of the Free State, Gauteng as well as the central and eastern par
Weather update: Extreme conditions around SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
central parts of the Free State, Gauteng as well as the central and eastern parts of the North West province. Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC) says it is preparing for severe weather due to an intense cut-off low pressure system... Read more
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Daily Mail
Four savage terror attacks and why Germans may sink the EUsilent. Munich attack: The Munich shooter boasted ‘I am German’ as he mowed pe
Four savage terror attacks and why Germans may sink the EU
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
silent. Munich attack: The Munich shooter boasted ‘I am German’ as he mowed people down in a McDonald’s and a shopping centre Equally vexing is the problem of integrating the millions of migrants already in Germany. They have been treated with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cold rush exhausts gasand west coast today. These will be accompanied by gale-force winds and rough
Cold rush exhausts gas
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
and west coast today. These will be accompanied by gale-force winds and rough seas. Charlotte Powell, of Cape Town's disaster risk management centre, said areas at risk of flooding included Khayelitsha, Strand and Masiphumele, near... Read more
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The Telegraph
Rhino drowns in Kaziranga floodsonly after the floodwaters recede," he said. Many animals, specially hog deer,
Rhino drowns in Kaziranga floods
The Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
only after the floodwaters recede," he said. Many animals, specially hog deer, have been rescued and were shifted to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation. An official at the centre said most of the deer brought to the centre... Read more
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Dear Mr Levy
DepthIt's a risk, which makes me think if N'Jie shouldn't been loaned out. I'm guess
Depth
Dear Mr Levy / Posted 14 hours ago
It's a risk, which makes me think if N'Jie shouldn't been loaned out. I'm guessing there will be no movement here unless disaster strikes and January becomes a desperate attempt at finding a resolution. Otherwise, rotation is king. So, in... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Which country wants to put a disaster recovery data centre in the UKBaltic state Estonia is looking at the option of hosting data on its citizens i
Which country wants to put a disaster recovery data centre in the UK
Computer Business Review / Posted 16 hours ago
Baltic state Estonia is looking at the option of hosting data on its citizens in a UK data centre to keep it away from aggressive machinations of a potentially aggressive neighbour. Estonia was the victim of a three week long cyber attack in 2007,... Read more
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Scotsman
Have Celtic left themselves short despite Kolo Toure deal?acquisition. With Jozo Simunovic to return from injury and Kristoffer Ajer prov
Have Celtic left themselves short despite Kolo Toure deal?
Scotsman / Posted 17 hours ago
acquisition. With Jozo Simunovic to return from injury and Kristoffer Ajer providing depth, they’re probably set at the centre back and we could finally see the end of Efe Ambrose in a hooped shirt. Toure has had injury issues in recent seasons,... Read more
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Scotsman
Will Kolo Toure represent Celtic in the Champions League?acquisition. With Jozo Simunovic to return from injury and Kristoffer Ajer prov
Will Kolo Toure represent Celtic in the Champions League?
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
acquisition. With Jozo Simunovic to return from injury and Kristoffer Ajer providing depth, they’re probably set at the centre back and we could finally see the end of Efe Ambrose in a hooped shirt. Toure has had injury issues in recent seasons,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olukolade - Security Spokespersons Must Be Certified By NIPROlukolade (rtd), who made the disclosure at a regional seminar on Media Engagem
Olukolade - Security Spokespersons Must Be Certified By NIPR
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Olukolade (rtd), who made the disclosure at a regional seminar on Media Engagement in Crisis Communication organised by the Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) in Port-Harcourt, said it is illegal to practice PR without certification of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Proposed oil PSUs' merger: Is it doable or just another pipe dream?from its various departments can come quickly, a merged entity will leave littl
Proposed oil PSUs' merger: Is it doable or just another pipe dream?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
from its various departments can come quickly, a merged entity will leave little headroom for future disinvestment by the Centre. A regulatory hurdle could, however, come at the altar of Competition Commission of India (CCI). Indian Oil... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
North Walsham hit-and-run car park is popular Pokemon Go venueNorth Walsham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A north Norfolk market town is in shock
North Walsham hit-and-run car park is popular Pokemon Go venue
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
North Walsham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE A north Norfolk market town is in shock after a man was seriously injured in a town-centre hit-and-run crash. The man, in his 30s, was walking across the Vicarage Street car park just before 1am on Saturday... Read more
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Business Standard India
Will the proposal to merge oil PSUs be a story of Snow White and 13 Dwarfs?from its various departments can come quickly, a merged entity will leave littl
Will the proposal to merge oil PSUs be a story of Snow White and 13 Dwarfs?
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
from its various departments can come quickly, a merged entity will leave little headroom for future disinvestment by the Centre. A regulatory hurdle could, however, come at the altar of Competition Commission of India (CCI). Indian Oil... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coasthis grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Direct
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coast
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
his grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Director of the Shoalhaven Marine and Freshwater Centre at the University of Wollongong Dr Pia Winberg said the weedy sea dragon was a spectacular part of Illawarra marine... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coasthis grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Direct
Strange things that have washed up along the South Coast
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
his grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Director of the Shoalhaven Marine and Freshwater Centre at the University of Wollongong Dr Pia Winberg said the weedy sea dragon was a spectacular part of Illawarra marine... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Refugees in the North Swell to 26,0006,500 crossed into Elegu, 659 into Moyo, 156 into Lamwo and 642 into Oraba whil
South Sudan Refugees in the North Swell to 26,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
6,500 crossed into Elegu, 659 into Moyo, 156 into Lamwo and 642 into Oraba while 380 arrived in Kiryandongo Reception Centre,” he said. The influx, the statement said, is stretching the capacity of collection points, transit centres and... Read more
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SportsFan
Much movement at the topand are missing Dayne Beams badly, but the reality is their third year under Ju
Much movement at the top
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
and are missing Dayne Beams badly, but the reality is their third year under Justin Leppitsch has been nothing short of a disaster. If the coach is to keep his job, over the next five rounds the Lions have to show a fair bit more of what they... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnicwere bizarre and, unfortunately for organisers, journalists were some of the fi
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
were bizarre and, unfortunately for organisers, journalists were some of the first to start moving in and broadcasting the disaster to the world. There are enough spectator sports at the Games without adding going to the toilet to that category,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnicwere bizarre and, unfortunately for organisers, journalists were some of the fi
Rio 2016 village more proof housing athletes is no picnic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
were bizarre and, unfortunately for organisers, journalists were some of the first to start moving in and broadcasting the disaster to the world. There are enough spectator sports at the Games without adding going to the toilet to that category,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
School shows resiliencesmoothly, Mrs van Dartel said. “Absolutely, to walk into a classroom here you
School shows resilience
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
smoothly, Mrs van Dartel said. “Absolutely, to walk into a classroom here you wouldn’t know there had been some sort of disaster or a fire in a shape, way or form,” she said. “It just looks like a normal classroom. “And there’s been a few more... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai architects vie for international honoursapplied the green concept. Trees were planted along the building creating a sem
Thai architects vie for international honours
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
applied the green concept. Trees were planted along the building creating a semi-outdoor deck. Baan Huay Sarn Yaw - Post Disaster School, Chiang Rai The stylish Por dee Por dee building at Baan Huay Sarn Yaw designed by Vin Varavarn Architects... Read more
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Daily Liberal
School shows resiliencesmoothly, Mrs van Dartel said. “Absolutely, to walk into a classroom here you
School shows resilience
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
smoothly, Mrs van Dartel said. “Absolutely, to walk into a classroom here you wouldn’t know there had been some sort of disaster or a fire in a shape, way or form,” she said. “It just looks like a normal classroom. “And there’s been a few more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Calais Jungle's illegal cafes and restaurants are torn downaid groups offering help to more than 6000 men, women and children staying in t
Calais Jungle's illegal cafes and restaurants are torn down
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
aid groups offering help to more than 6000 men, women and children staying in the camp say the tactics are a recipe for disaster. A spokesman for L'Auberge des Migrants (Migrant Shelter): ‘This is the first time that these little businesses... Read more
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Daily News
Maithripala Sirisena – from village lad to Presidentbund. Was it a precursor to filling the void of a candidate in 2015, which othe
Maithripala Sirisena – from village lad to President
Daily News / Posted yesterday
bund. Was it a precursor to filling the void of a candidate in 2015, which otherwise would have led Sri Lanka to a worse disaster? It is no surprise that he carries this experience with him as the President too, focussing on disasters,... Read more
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express
Riot warning as French act to clear Calais ‘Jungle’ by tearing down cafes and restaurantsaid groups offering help to more than 6000 men, women and children staying in t
Riot warning as French act to clear Calais ‘Jungle’ by tearing down cafes and restaurants
express / Posted yesterday
aid groups offering help to more than 6000 men, women and children staying in the camp say the tactics are a recipe for disaster. A spokesman for L'Auberge des Migrants (Migrant Shelter): “This is the first time that these little businesses... Read more
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Quartz
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorablenessprovince in south-western Japan. But what, or more precisely who, is Kumamon?
The emerging field of cute studies can help us understand the dark side of adorableness
Quartz / Posted yesterday
province in south-western Japan. But what, or more precisely who, is Kumamon? And why in the wake of an immense natural disaster did concern for earthquake victims focus on him, specifically? That’s a bit more complicated. It is 12 March 2016,... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
The man who is never, ever wrongdefeat the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton and become the 45th president of
The man who is never, ever wrong
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted yesterday
defeat the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton and become the 45th president of the USA, it will unquestionably spell disaster for those south of the border, and the choice of the word 'disaster' is no mere exaggeration. If you have watched... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jose Mourinho keen to add experienced centre-half to Manchester United squadwinning backline was Lucio and Walter Samuel, both 32-year-olds on the day they
Jose Mourinho keen to add experienced centre-half to Manchester United squad
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
winning backline was Lucio and Walter Samuel, both 32-year-olds on the day they won the Champions League. His preferred centre backs in a Real Madrid defence that helped deliver a Liga record goal difference of 89 in taking the 2011-12 title... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chilling footage appears to show a GHOST following a man into a taxinot an entirely rare phenomenon in Japan. Taxi drivers working in one of the a
Chilling footage appears to show a GHOST following a man into a taxi
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
not an entirely rare phenomenon in Japan. Taxi drivers working in one of the areas worst affected by the 2011 earthquake disaster have reported picking up 'ghost customers,' it was revealed in January of this year. Cab drivers in Ishinomaki,... Read more
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Goal.com
A star is torn? Leicester must make keeping Mahrez their top priorityby Claudio Ranieri went a long way to securing the club's first Premier League
A star is torn? Leicester must make keeping Mahrez their top priority
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
by Claudio Ranieri went a long way to securing the club's first Premier League title, but losing the Algerian would be a disaster The phrase 'the whole is greater than the sum of its parts' became synonymous with Leicester City as they romped... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
That time we lost a 30-tonne whale in Port Kemblahis grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Direct
That time we lost a 30-tonne whale in Port Kembla
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
his grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Director of the Shoalhaven Marine and Freshwater Centre at the University of Wollongong Dr Pia Winberg said the weedy sea dragon was a spectacular part of Illawarra marine... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
People in businessand Luzerne Bank. Jersey Shore State Bank operates 15 branch offices providing
People in business
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
and Luzerne Bank. Jersey Shore State Bank operates 15 branch offices providing financial services in Lycoming, Clinton, Centre, Montour and Union counties. Luzerne Bank operates eight branch offices providing financial services in Luzerne and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
That time we lost a 30-tonne whale in Port Kemblahis grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Direct
That time we lost a 30-tonne whale in Port Kembla
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
his grandmother Marie Northey while walking along Warilla Beach in 2012. Director of the Shoalhaven Marine and Freshwater Centre at the University of Wollongong Dr Pia Winberg said the weedy sea dragon was a spectacular part of Illawarra marine... Read more
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Daily Mail
Clinton's VP pick Time Kaine's wife is an ex-judge and son is a MarineRepublican nominee Donald Trump has made about the armed forces. 'When I hear
Clinton's VP pick Time Kaine's wife is an ex-judge and son is a Marine
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Republican nominee Donald Trump has made about the armed forces. 'When I hear Donald Trump say the American military is a disaster, I want to go through the screen and shake the guy,' Kaine told MSNBC's Morning Joe in a recent interview. 'We... Read more
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dna
Army bus falls into river: Two army jawans killed and one injured in Uttarakhanddied while one was injured and another went missing when an army truck fell int
Army bus falls into river: Two army jawans killed and one injured in Uttarakhand
dna / Posted 2 days ago
died while one was injured and another went missing when an army truck fell into Saraswati river in Chamoli district, a Disaster Management Officer N K Joshi said. Constable Hoshiyar Singh and Havaldar RD Joshi died on the spot while constable... Read more
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Eye Witness News
City, NGOs step in following heavy rainfall in CTrainfall overnight. Picture: Katharyn Williams-Jaftha/EWN. Weather,cape town
City, NGOs step in following heavy rainfall in CT
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
rainfall overnight. Picture: Katharyn Williams-Jaftha/EWN. Weather,cape town weather,rainfall CAPE TOWN - Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre says help has been deployed to parts of Khayelitsha following heavy rainfall overnight. The... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSWsolely at the feet of the business model-obsessed Sydney University hierarchy:
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSW
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
solely at the feet of the business model-obsessed Sydney University hierarchy: "Sydney likes to think of itself as a global centre. Culture is part of that so why close art schools? "Melbourne recognises the value of art and culture to the economy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSWsolely at the feet of the business model-obsessed Sydney University hierarchy:
Sydney's tertiary art merger: National Art School at Darlinghurst and Sydney College of Arts at Paddington set to move to UNSW
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
solely at the feet of the business model-obsessed Sydney University hierarchy: "Sydney likes to think of itself as a global centre. Culture is part of that so why close art schools? "Melbourne recognises the value of art and culture to the economy... Read more
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The New Statesman
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrentdestructive power. “One of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen,” Bond says
Happiness is a huge gun: Cold War thrillers and the modern nuclear deterrent
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
destructive power. “One of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen,” Bond says, with a “rapt expression”: Up through the centre of the shaft, which was about thirty feet wide, soared a pencil of glistening chromium [. . .] nothing marred the... Read more
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