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FRIDAY 18 JUNE 2021
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He who looks outside dreams, he who looks inside awakens



CARL GUSTAV JUNG
(b. 1875 Thurgau, Switzerland | (d. 1961 Zürich, Switzerland)




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FIRZDEE 17 JUNE 2021

VIDEO OF THE DAY

 

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COVID-19 NSW PANDEMIC CONCERNS

Fears new Covid-19 cases could spark restrictions for Sydney

 

COVID LIVE - UPDATED 1PM JUNE 16

Victorian restrictions to ease from Thursday night after three new cases recorded

Melbourne’s 25km travel limit will be removed and Melburnians 
will be able to visit regional Victoria from 11.59pm on Thursda

 
 



AUSTRALIA

 

Melb storm victims won't have power for 3 weeks

Ski resort operators - another Covid mountain to climb

PM warns France to meet $90b submarine deal deadline

Is the Coalition heartless? What do the voters think

Australia's growing thirst for alcohol-free wine & beer


WORLD

 

Biden/Putin praise Geneva summit talks - discord remains

Israel strikes in Gaza after fire balloons launched

Berlin squat riot leaves dozens of police wounded

Shenzhou-12: China to launch first crew to new space station

Spanish man jailed for killing and eating his mother


SPORT

 

Gallen stopped in 10th round by Huni in Sydney

McKeon, Campbell thrill in 100m final in Adelaide

Mackay's rough conduct hearing will change the game

Smith, Warner, Cummins, Maxwell out for Windies, Bangladesh

Greenpeace protester injures two men while landing


MEDIA | CELEBRITY

 


Producer Mikkayla Mossop leaving 3AW Breakfast

 

Geoff Edelsten's sad, penniless end - living off his mum

Caro slams ‘shocking pile-on’ as attacks turn personal

Celebrity Apprentice’s secret donor was Russell Crowe

Windsor's Carry on Camping bikini sells for £9,500

ROYAL NEWS

 

Naughty Joe Biden's royal protocol breaches

ON THIS DAY IN 1940

 

The "Finest Hour" speech is delivered by Winston Churchill

TURNING 79 TODAY

 


Nick Tate, Australian actor and director (b. 1942)

DIED TODAY IN 1992

 

Aged 48, Peter Allen, Australian singer-songwriter, pianist (b. 1944)

BIZARRE

 

South Korean's spy camera epidemic has women fearful

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THURSDAY 17 JUNE 2021

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WENZDEE 16 JUNE 2021

VIDEO OF THE DAY

THE BEE GEES - NOT!

COVID-19 NSW PANDEMIC CONCERNS
 

Fears new Covid-19 cases could spark restrictions for Sydney

 

COVID LIVE - UPDATED 1PM JUNE 16

Victorian restrictions to ease from Thursday night after three new cases recorded

Melbourne’s 25km travel limit will be removed and Melburnians 
will be able to visit regional Victoria from 11.59pm on Thursda

 
 



AUSTRALIA

 

Melb storm victims won't have power for 3 weeks

Ski resort operators - another Covid mountain to climb

PM warns France to meet $90b submarine deal deadline

Is the Coalition heartless? What do the voters think

Australia's growing thirst for alcohol-free wine & beer


WORLD

 

Biden/Putin praise Geneva summit talks - discord remains

Israel strikes in Gaza after fire balloons launched

Berlin squat riot leaves dozens of police wounded

Shenzhou-12: China to launch first crew to new space station

Spanish man jailed for killing and eating his mother


SPORT

 

Gallen stopped in 10th round by Huni in Sydney

McKeon, Campbell thrill in 100m final in Adelaide

Mackay's rough conduct hearing will change the game

Smith, Warner, Cummins, Maxwell out for Windies, Bangladesh

Greenpeace protester injures two men while landing


MEDIA | CELEBRITY

 


Producer Mikkayla Mossop leaving 3AW Breakfast

 

Geoff Edelsten's sad, penniless end - living off his mum

Caro slams ‘shocking pile-on’ as attacks turn personal

Celebrity Apprentice’s secret donor was Russell Crowe

Windsor's Carry on Camping bikini sells for £9,500

ROYAL NEWS

 

Naughty Joe Biden's royal protocol breaches

ON THIS DAY IN 1885

 

The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor

TURNING 40 TODAY

 


Shane Watson, Australian cricketer (b. 1981)

DIED TODAY IN 2015

 

Age 78, Ron Clarke, Australian runner & Mayor of the Gold Coast (b. 1937)

BIZARRE

 

South Korean's spy camera epidemic has women fearful

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WEDNESDAY 16 JUNE 2021


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CHEWZDEE 15 JUNE 2021

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THE CLIMATE (04.42)

COVID-19 PANDEMIC


Terrifying map shows Delta Covid-19 strain spread across UK

COVID LIVE - UPDATED 1PM JUNE 16 


Victorian restrictions to ease from Thursday night after three new cases recorded

 

Melbourne’s 25km travel limit will be removed and Melburnians
will be able to visit regional Victoria from 11.59pm on Thursday.

 



AUSTRALIA

 

South Melbourne Market added to exposure site list

Scomo tells the Queen she was ‘quite the hit’ at G7

Ben Roberts-Smith secretly tailed mistress

What is the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine?

Australia trade deal won't hit UK farmers: Minister


WORLD

 

Airbnb paid Australian tourist $9m after alleged NYC rape

Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more

Belarus plane: Ryanair says pilot had no choice

Beijing tells Nato to stop hyping up China threat

Ronaldo’s presser stunt costs Coca-Cola $5.2 billion


SPORT

 

Bucks: These two clubs should pick up the phone

‘I will not apologise’: Defiant Caro responds

Wimbledon to allow full crowds for finals

Socceroos win against Jordan thanks to Harry header

Why Gallen doesn’t stand a chance against Huni


MEDIA | CELEBRITY

 



Ned Beatty (NetworkDeliveranceSuperman) dies at 83

 

Miley strips off on Instagram, telling family to unfollow her

SPOILER ALERT: Celebrity Apprentice winner crowned

Libbie Mugrabi reopens ‘New York’s nastiest divorce’

MasterChef contestant Pete Campbell forgets key ingredient

ROYAL NEWS

 

Harry and Meghan are hiring a new business guru

ON THIS DAY

 

In 1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated

TURNING 61 TODAY

 


Peter Sterling, Australian rugby league player & sportscaster (b. 1960)

DIED TODAY IN 1993

 

Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer and soldier (b. 1913)

BIZARRE

 

US runner blames pork burrito for adverse WADA test

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TUESDAY 15 JUNE 2021

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MUNDAE 14 JUNE 2021

VIDEO OF THE DAY

NOW THAT'S ADVERTISING!

 

 

COVID-19 BATS IN CAGES SHOCK

Live bats in cages kept in Wuhan Institute of Virology, new video reveals

COVID LIVE UPDATE - JUNE 15 
State records zero local COVID cases as active infections drop


AUSTRALIA

 

Evidence of cracking at Yallourn power station mine

PM won’t answer ABC’s questions on QAnon link

Rampant fruit picking underpayment revealed

Experts want age limit for AstraZeneca COVID-19 

Queensland Budget 2021 handed down today


WORLD

 

Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

Chinese cartoon mocks G7 & ‘double-faced’ Australia

One dead in Minneapolis after man drives into protesters

Joe Biden on meeting 'worthy adversary' Vladamir Putin

Gay men can donate blood in UK for the first time

SPORT

 

Bucks praises Collingwood after winning his final match

Bulldogs defeat St George 28-6 for second win of season

Australian Olympic Swimming trials - more records tumble

Finke Desert Race vehicle crashes, kills spectator

Schick lights up Euro 2020 with half-way wonder goal


MEDIA | CELEBRITY

 



John Gabriel, actor on ‘Ryan’s Hope,’ dies at 90

 

Eden’s Cody Fern told he ‘wasn’t Australian enough’

Sam Johnson on giving himself permission to live again

Megan Fox steps out in outrageous see-through outfit


'I've got nothing left': MasterChef star quits show in tears 

ROYAL NEWS

 

Why Kate’s Jill Biden G7 outing could upset Meghan Markle

ON THIS DAY

 

In 1970 – Charles Manson goes on trial for the Sharon Tate murders


TURNING 72 TODAY

 


Russell Hitchcock, singer-songwriter - Air Supply (b. 1949)

DIED TODAY IN 1992

 

At 53 - Brett Whiteley, Australian painter (b. 1939)

BIZARRE

 

 

'Bum-breathing' turtles on Santos untreated water route

 

 

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MONDAY 14 JUNE 2021


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SUNDAE 13 JUNE 2021

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MONDAY SMILES

 

Queen's Birthday Honours



Chris Hemsworth, Peta Credlin, Neale Daniher recognised


COVID UPDATE - JUNE 14 
State records two new local cases; Southbank tower added to exposure site list

AUSTRALIA

 

Push for more Victorian COVID tests

Biloela demands Tamil asylum family be returned 'home'

Rare Aussie coins sell for $1.5m each in Monaco auction

The crash that killed Falkholt family & drugged addled driver

The income for hundreds of Australian occupations


WORLD

 

Netanyahu out as new Israeli government approved

G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses

Queen meets Joe Biden at Windsor Castle

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin auctions seat for $36.3m

Cardiff cyclist confronts driver who sexually harassed her

SPORT

 

Kennedy's last-minute winner, Roos and Giants draw

Melbourne and Parramatta score important wins 

McKeown breaks 100m backstroke world record

England gets Euro 2020 campaign off to a flyer

Novak Djokovic wins 19th grand slam title


MEDIA | CELEBRITY

 

The Sopranos: We still want to know, did Tony die?

Maja’s epic fail in the MasterChef kitchen

Neil Patrick Harris announced as an AGT judge

Aussie celebrity salaries too bizarre to be true

'I've got nothing left': MasterChef star quits show in tears

ROYAL NEWS

 

Thomas Markle suggests Oprah is ‘playing’ Meghan and Harry


ON THIS DAY

 

In 1982 – Falklands War: Argentine forces conditionally surrender


TURNING 58 TODAY

 


Grant Kenny, Australian iron man and canoeist (b. 1963)

DIED TODAY IN 1994

 

Age 70, Henry Mancini, American composer & conductor (b. 1924)

BIZARRE

 

 

The man trying to improve Pakistani women's underwear

 

 

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SUNDAY 13 JUNE 2021


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SATDEE 12 JUNE 2021

VIDEO OF THE DAY

THE SUMBURGH FOGHORN

 


China accuses Australia of creating conflicts as CCP shortcomings grow



Chairman Xi Jinping’s message is strident and clear: “The East is rising, and the West is declining”


 

COVID UPDATE - JUNE 13
One new COVID-19 case discovered as inner city exposure sites named

AUSTRALIA

 

Andrews to return to work June 28 after back injury

'We don't want to see the boats return': McCormack

Covid vaccination certificates, what you need to know

Operation Ironside: ‘Sting of the century’ crime app

The crimes of one of Australia's most sadistic couples


WORLD

 

G7 summit: Spending plan to rival China adopted

Why people are afraid to show Tokyo Games support

Putin: Biden will be less impulsive than Trump

Bojo promises caution over 21 June lockdown end

Trooping the Colour: Scaled back celebration

SPORT

 

Crows recover from shocking start to beat St Kilda

Hetherington sent off in loss to Canberra Raiders

Mack Horton misses out on Olympic selection

Christian Eriksen stable, awake after collapsing

Barbora Krejčíková wins maiden French Open

MEDIA | ARTS | CELEBRITY

 

RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under missteps

MasterChef sparks craze for Leong’s fashion tips

Grecko breaks silence after ex-husband Edelsten’s death

Compulsive, slick Netflix thriller ramps up fireworks

Roberts 'pulling strings' to get kids enrolled in North Shore schools
B&T TV Wrap - Cats' win helps Seven win Thursday night

ROYAL NEWS

 

Queen Elizabeth insists on cutting cake with a sword at G7 Summit


ON THIS DAY

 

In 1981 - Marcus Sarjeant, fires six blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II

TURNING 72 TODAY

 
Red Symons, musician, television & radio personality (b.1949)

DIED IN 2012

 
Aged 97, Graeme Bell, Australian pianist, composer & bandleader (b. 1914)

BIZARRE

 

 

Humpback whale spits out lobsterman

 

 

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SATURDAY 12 JUNE 2021

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FRYDEE 11 JUNE 2021

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JERRY LEE LEWIS IS STILL ALIVE!

 


Traralgon evacuation order lifted




68,000 homes still without power


UNLOCKDOWN LITE - 11 JUNE UPDATE

Victoria records zero new local cases as Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown lifts

AUSTRALIA

 

PM pledges 20 million vaccines in global COVID fight

21 SAS soldiers to testify against Roberts-Smith

New Melbourne COVID-19 sites listed in north-west

Operation Ironside: ‘Sting of the century’ crime app

The peaks and perils of Australia's biggest snow seasons


WORLD

 

G7: Bojo kicks off summit with plea to tackle inequality

Pulitzer Board honors teen who filmed Floyd murder

Hong Kong to censor films that ‘endanger national security’

How Biden's getting around on his first overseas trip

Ethiopia's crisis: Tragedy of man-made famine

SPORT

 

Hawks stun Swans by 38 points at SCG

Sharks pip Penrith, Sea Eagles thrash Cowboys 50-18

Swimmers to watch in Olympic trials starting today

Djokovic beats Nadal - faces Tsitsipas in Open final

Italy beats Turkey 3-0 in Euro 2020 in Rome

MEDIA | ARTS | CELEBRITY

 

Controversial Geoffrey Edelsten dies aged 78

Sam Newman opens up on wife’s ‘unfair’ death

Hemsworth's steal show at exclusive Gold Dinner

Fran Drescher rewears iconic outfit 28 years later

Caitlyn Jenner accuses Jimmy Kimmel of transphobia
B&T TV Wrap - Cats' win helps Seven win Thursday night

ROYAL NEWS

 

Kate hopes that Lilibet will help thaw relations with Harry & Meghan


ON THIS DAY

 

In 1942 – Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday

TURNING 58 TODAY

 
Warwick Capper, Australian footballer, coach and actor (b.1942)

DIED IN 2003

 
Aged 87, Gregory Peck, American actor (b. 1916)

BIZARRE

 

 

Dog follows owner in ambulance to hospital

 

 

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FRIDAY 11 JUNE 2021

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VIDEO OF THE DAY

SCAMMER HACK

 


Police to interview infected Melbourne couple about road trip



Hefty penalties may apply


UNLOCKDOWN LITE - 11 JUNE UPDATE

Victoria records zero new local cases as Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown lifts

AUSTRALIA

 

PM Scott Morrison announces next travel bubble

China warns of $81 billion hit for Australian economy

Gangrene, hearing loss symptoms linked to Delta variant

Economist says we should be virus complacent

Why is there a mouse plague and can it be stopped?


WORLD

 

G7: UK & US in complete harmony over Northern Ireland

Ethiopia: UN aid chief says there is a famine crisis

Mumbai building collapse: At least 11 dead

China arrests 1,100 over cryptocurrency money laundering

Macca's closed after frenzied buying of BTS meals

SPORT

 

Geelong beats Port Adelaide Power by 21 points

Matildas slump to third straight loss after horror collapse

Groves quits trials, citing 'misogynistic perverts'

Brisbane proposed to host the 2032 Olympic Games

Postecoglou appointed as new Celtic manager

MEDIA | ARTS | CELEBRITY

 

Sir Elton warns musicians face EU tour 'catastrophe'

Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard: Sequel slated by critics

Victoria Beckham sends fans wild with throwback

Human Nature singer Phil Burton leaving the group

Rebooted Gossip Girl series to open with ‘soft porn’
B&T TV Wrap - Cats' win helps Seven win Thursday night

ROYAL NEWS

 

Silk stockings once owned by Queen Victoria up for auction


ON THIS DAY

 

In 1955, eighty-three spectators are killed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

TURNING 44 TODAY

 
Geoff Ogilvy, Australian golfer (b. 1977)

DIED IN 1979

 
Age 72, John Wayne, American actor, director and producer (b. 1907)

BIZARRE

 

 

'Miraculous' mosquito hack cuts dengue by 77%

 

 

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THURSDAY 10 JUNE 2021

 

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WENZDEE 09 JUNE 2021

VIDEO OF THE DAY

WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG

 


LOCKDOWN LUNACY

  

Melbourne woman, infected with Covid-19, travelled from Victoria to Queensland by car during lockdown


'LEPER' LOCKDOWN - 09 JUNE UPDATE

State records just one new local case; restrictions 
‘on track’ to ease with 25km radius limit on travel

AUSTRALIA

 

200,000 without power as wild weather batters Victoria

Shipping cost surge raises retail price pressures 

Auckland ranked most liveable city as pandemic shifts list

Voluntary assisted dying law passes SA Parliament

Jim’s Mowing franchisee has small lockdown win


WORLD

 

US 'to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for world'

Kim Jong-un's weight loss sparks health concerns

US super-rich 'pay almost no income tax'

Afghanistan mine clearance workers shot dead

Microsoft staffer spills on Gates’ ‘unrelenting’ behaviour

SPORT

 

State of Origin I: NSW Blues flog Qld: 50-6

Bucks departs with brighter prospects than Pies' new era

World number 85 beats Paula Badosa at Roland Garros

Smith among big-names in doubt for white ball games

Aussie softballers: Inside the Tokyo COVID bubble

MEDIA | ARTS | CELEBRITY

 

Meghan’s children’s book panned by critics, poor sales

Kanye moves on from Kim with Bradley Cooper’s ex

Ben Roberts, (Derek Conway on The Bill) dies at 70

Lloyd Webber 'prepared to be arrested' over theatre reopening

Sam Armytage reveals her plans to return to TV
B&T's Tuesday TV Wrap

ROYAL NEWS

 

Oxford students vote to remove portrait of the Queen


ON THIS DAY

 

In 1947 – Saab produces its first automobile

TURNING 70 TODAY

 
Tony Mundine, Australian boxer (b.1951)

DIED IN 2014

 
At 62, Gary Gilmour, Australian cricketer & manager (b. 1951)

BIZARRE

 

Aussie roasts $90,000 Toyota Landcruiser ute on TikTok

 

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SATURDAY 05 JUNE 2021
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Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. 
Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong



ELLA FITZGERALD
(b. 1917 Virginia, USA | d. 1996 California, USA)

 

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FURZDEE 03 JUNE 2021

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MAN CAVE FRIDGE FOR SALE


Victorian government declared 'the most incompetent ever' 

 

Brett Sutton slammed for 'fear-mongering" about Indian variant


Victoria COVID LIVE updates: State records four new local cases as restrictions 
ease for regional areas; Avalon Airport quarantine facility to be built


AUSTRALIA

 

PM to announce funding for Victorian quarantine hub

Urgent recall for Subarus with potentially deadly fault

Melburnians’ mass exodus from city 

Ben Roberts-Smith launches lawsuit against ex wife

Why your superannuation balance is suddenly soaring


WORLD

 

Speculation grows after Kim Jong-un not seen for weeks

Donald Trump demands China ‘pay $10 trillion’

Biden expands US investment ban on Chinese firms

Tokyo 2020: Olympics '100%' going ahead: President

First cruise ship arrives in Venice since pandemic began

SPORT

 

Shock solution after $1.8m Broncos blow

Lions’ massive inclusion for AFL blockbuster

Kiwi opener Conway enters record books at Lord’s

Hip injury ruins Ash Barty's French Open campaign

$40m theory could explain golf’s biggest feud

MEDIA | ARTS | GOSSIP

 

The Block house at centre of scandal finally sells

Sean Penn film in line-up at Cannes Film Festival

Charlie Bit Me NFT sale: Brothers to pay for uni

Today Show's Allison Langdon details her ‘horrible’ injury

DeGeneres gets thrifty buying Santa Barbara bungalow

ROYAL NEWS

 
Platinum Jubilee creates dilemma for Harry & Meghan

ON THIS DAY

 

 1956 - Elvis performs "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show

TURNING 50 TODAY

 
 Mark Wahlberg, American model, actor, producer and rapper (b. 1971)

DIED IN 1968

 
1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy - assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan

BIZARRE

 

Does boiling lettuce help you sleep? Bizarre trend!

 

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FRIDAY 04 JUNE 2021
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From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached 



FRANZ KAFKA
(b. 1883 Prague, Czechia | d. 1924 Klosterneuburg, Austria)


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FURZDEE 03 JUNE 2021

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MAN CAVE FRIDGE FOR SALE


Victorian government declared 'the most incompetent ever' 

 

Brett Sutton slammed for 'fear-mongering" about Indian variant


Victoria COVID LIVE updates: State records four new local cases as restrictions 
ease for regional areas; Avalon Airport quarantine facility to be built

AUSTRALIA

PM to announce funding for Victorian quarantine hub

Urgent recall for Subarus with potentially deadly fault

Melburnians’ mass exodus from city 

Ben Roberts-Smith launches lawsuit against ex wife

Why your superannuation balance is suddenly soaring

WORLD

Speculation grows after Kim Jong-un not seen for weeks

Donald Trump demands China ‘pay $10 trillion’

Biden expands US investment ban on Chinese firms

Tokyo 2020: Olympics '100%' going ahead: President

First cruise ship arrives in Venice since pandemic began

SPORT

Shock solution after $1.8m Broncos blow

Lions’ massive inclusion for AFL blockbuster

Kiwi opener Conway enters record books at Lord’s

Hip injury ruins Ash Barty's French Open campaign

$40m theory could explain golf’s biggest feud

ARTS/MEDIA/CELEBRITY

The Block house at centre of scandal finally sells

Sean Penn film in line-up at Cannes Film Festival

Charlie Bit Me NFT sale: Brothers to pay for uni

Today Show's Allison Langdon details her ‘horrible’ injury

DeGeneres gets thrifty buying Santa Barbara bungalow

ROYAL FAMILY


Platinum Jubilee creates dilemma for Harry & Meghan

ON THIS DAY IN 1989


The Tiananmen Square protests suppressed in Beijing by the PLA

TURNING 78 TODAY

John Burgess, Australian radio & television host (b. 1943)

DIED TODAY IN 1989 - AGE 71

Dik Browne, American cartoonist (b. 1917)

BIZARRE SPOT

Does boiling lettuce help you sleep? Bizarre trend!

 

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WEDNESDAY 26 MAY 2021
146 | 219

I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward



CHARLOTTE BRONTE
(b. 1816 Yorkshire, England | d. 1855 Yorkshire, England) 


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MARTIN & SELLERS

MELBOURNE COVID-19 CLUSTER

  

Confirmed case attended Collingwood-Port Adelaide match at the MCG

AUSTRALIA

WA tightens restrictions on Victorian arrivals

New restrictions across Melbourne as cluster grows

Opera House rocked by allegations of systemic racism

How to photograph tomorrow night's super moon

Is this the time to buy cryptocurrencies?

WORLD

Shots fired at site of George Floyd's death anniversary

Kamala Harris wipes hand on pants after handshake 

Belarus flight stop is an international scandal - EU

Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court for first time

Mum’s TikTok craze warning as boy, 11, fighting for life

SPORT

Reaction to Tribunal verdict as Carlton considers appeal

Banned Roosters star duo take a swipe at NRL

Tiger star’s 20k fine for nightclub brawl questioned

Sally Fitzgibbons wins for the first time at Rottnest

Confused Tomic forgets rules in French Open loss

ARTS/MEDIA/CELEBRITY

Viewers react to Szubanski as Weakest Link host

Kudrow spills on why Friends got back together again

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck get cosy in Miami

 

Amazon in talks to buy MGM film studios

 

Transgender actor Elliot Page reveals his ripped abs

TEN's HYBPA - on the way up

ROYAL FAMILY

What an entrance - the helicopter Queen drops in

TURNING 92 TODAY

Ernie Carroll, Australian television personality and producer (b. 1929)

DIED TODAY IN 2010 - AGE 97


Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio & television host (b. 1912)

ON THIS DAY IN 1967

1967 – The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is released

KNOBHEAD OF THE CENTURY

Mercedes driver fined $2520 for illegal act

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world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate them


JOSIAH

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GAZA/ISRAEL CONFLICT

Israel’s army destroys Al Jazeera, Associated Press offices in Gaza

AUSTRALIA

3 Australians test negative after being bumped from flight

Woman's body found in South Yarra apartment complex

'Financial famine' not over for many Brisbane restaurants

Why Australia turned on Paul Hogan

Eddie McGuire says Satday arvo footy is done

WORLD

Biden warns leaders amid escalating Gaza violence

Indian Covid variant: How much faster does it spread?

China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars

US retailer halts Pokémon sales over security fears

Olympics: Why doesn't Japan cancel the Games? 

SPORT

Leicester win FA Cup after 'disgusting' VAR’s cruellest moment

NRL: Star shattered s ‘poor’ Cowboys trend continues

AFL: Dusty brilliance leads Tigers’ comeback in 4-point win

Roos collect first win, Hawks' horror stat continues

Bancroft’s bombshell blows 'sandpapergate' wide open

ARTS/MEDIA

Wannabe reality TV vet cops huge fine, suspension

Gehrig tears strips off James Brayshaw & Garry Lyon
Tiger King's Joe Exotic reveals he has prostate cancer

Queensland's youngest drag queen - Candy Featherbottom

Pablo Picasso work sells for $100m

 

ROYAL FAMILY

Aussie man has more ‘proof’ he is Charles & Camilla’s son

HAPPY 51st BIRTHDAY

Gabriela Sabatini, Argentinian tennis player (b. 1970)

DIED TODAY IN 2019 - AGE 89

Bob Hawke, 23rd Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1929)

ODD SPOT

Could this be KFC's funniest drive-thru worker?


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Selfishness must always be forgiven because there is no hope of a cure

JANE AUSTEN
(b. 1775 Hampshire, England | d. 1817 Hampshire, England) 

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PURE MAGIC - NZ TIMELAPSE

 

Michael Slater unloads on PM

 

Tells Scott Morrison he has ‘blood on his hands’

AUSTRALIA

Deloitte says Australia’s economic recovery ‘red hot’
Holgate sacking: Hanson says explanation ‘doesn’t add up’

China's grip on Darwin Port looks shaky

Sydney Harbour Bridge cycleway design slammed
Six-year-old in Sea World toy accident dies

WORLD

COVID-19 hospital crisis in India - patients ‘begging to leave’

German cops smash 400,000 member child porn ring 

Moment famous Chinese destination swamped with tourists

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years of marriage

Biden raises refugee admissions cap after outcry

SPORT

Lyon has ‘roared back’ into the 'Woods coaching picture

IPL chaos worsens as TEN test positive for COVID-19

Victorian James Smith signs contract with Tennessee Titans

Matty reveals plan to coach Samoa with brother Joey & SBW

‘Juvenile’ Eagles stars slammed for post-game photo act

ARTS/MEDIA

Prince Harry appears without Meghan at LA COVID-19 concert
Triple J drive hosts slammed for laughing at insurance fraud
MasterChef contestant's feisty response to Jock’s comment
Chris Hemsworth & Elsa Pataky throw A-lister all-white party

Actor Craig McLachlan breaks down alongside girlfriend 

ROYAL FAMILY

Royals in ‘end game’ and won’t outlast William: Hilary Mantel

HAPPY 69th BIRTHDAY

Belinda Green, Australian beauty queen and 1972 Miss World (b. 1952)

DIED TODAY IN 1984 - AGE 52

Diana Dors, (Diana Mary Fluck) English actress (b. 1931)

ODD SPOT

Mum who gave birth mid-air had 'no idea' she was pregnant


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AUSTRALIA

WA Premier slams India traveller behind Perth cluster

Feds to extend telehealth until end of 2021

Victoria: No coronavirus cases after Perth passengers tested

Domestic violence: SA list grows by 2,000 in less than two years

Anzac Day services remember 'ultimate sacrifice' of war

 

THE WORLD

Missing Indon sub found on ocean floor, entire crew dead

Probe into key witness who said Chauvin didn’t kill Floyd

Baghdad Hospital ravaged by 'volcanoes of fire', 82 dead

South Korea airline CEO fined for refusing menstruel time off

Alber Elbaz, fashion designer dies at 59 from coronavirus

 

SPORT

Barty wins in stunning comeback at Stuttgart Open

AFL Report Card, Round 6: AFL best and worst players

NRL: Storm ride ‘the Jahrome Hughes show’

Top six race intensifies as Wellington upset Adelaide

Star Aussie pair close in on win at Zurich Classic

 

MEDIA/ARTS

Oscars 2021 live updates: Winners, red carpet highlights

Dickie breaks down over family photos on Anzac Day

Lawson: One bizarre detail about MasterChef 'hologram' appearance

Razzies: Singer Sia named worst film music director

MCG hosts biggest crowd since COVID-19 outbreak

 

ROYAL FAMILY

Harry’s failure to support Queen's birthday to have consequences

 

DIED TODAY IN 1986 - AGED 74

Broderick Crawford, American actor (b. 1911)

 

TURNING 76 TODAY

Dick Johnson, Australian racing driver (b. 1945)

 

ODD SPOT

Outrage over statue of woman breastfeeding mother-in-law

 

 

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IS THIS CHEATING?

Trans-Tasman bubble

 

Photos capture emotional airport reunions

 

 

AUSTRALIA

Vaccination program set to undergo a massive 'reset' in days 

Government policy blocking supply of electric cars

Dutton overturns decision to strip military decorations

Royal commission into veteran, Defence member suicides

Government milkshake consent video criticised

 

THE WORLD

COVID surges in New Delhi as six-day lockdown looms

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter makes historic first flight

Jailed Russian opposition leader transferred to hospital

Minneapolis on edge as jury deliberates Chauvin verdict

Super League: Player protests at Liverpool match

 

SPORT

‘He was concussed’: De Goey ‘wasn’t thinking straight’: Buckley 

Spurs sack Mourinho as football’s crazy day gets crazier

‘Horrific’ ANZAC Day jumper clash and no time to fix it

Muralitharan hospitalised in India for cardiac treatment

Townsend poised to quit as Cowboys circle with big offer

 

MEDIA

More allegations of racism from former Neighbours cast

How 'Twinnies magic' saves Australia's seabirds 

MasterChef viewers compare Therese to Reynold Poernomo

MAFS: Bryce accuses Nine producers of coercing friends

Hughes on hunt again for tenant for his Block pad

 

ROYAL FAMILY

Kate Middleton's power move at Prince Philip’s funeral

 

DIED TODAY IN 1992 - AGED 68

Benny Hill, English comedian and actor (b. 1924)

 

TURNING 83 TODAY

Johnny Tillotson, American singer-songwriter (b. 1939) 

 

ODD SPOT

Boy shocked as free money pours out of ATM

 

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Scomo gaffe

 

Scott Morrison apologises for ‘wrong’ toilet claim to News Corp journalist

 

AUSTRALIA


NSW: Moree evacuates, major flooding expected in north of state

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds withdraws from international event 

'Deficient' Chinese aluminium forces delay to Navy's patrol boats

Can your boss now make you come back into the office?

The untold stories of the Luna Park Ghost Train fire cover-up

 

 

 

 


WORLD

US mass shooting: Ahmad Alissa charged with 10 counts of first degree murder

Myanmar coup: Seven-year-old girl 'killed by security forces'

Rohingya refugee camp fire: Several dead, hundreds missing

Coronavirus: Russia's Putin gets vaccine but without cameras

Black residents to get reparations in Evanston, Illinois

 

 

 


SPORT

Dangerfield 3 match ban stands, Brownlow hopes scrapped

Victorian crowd capacity up to 75% ahead of AFL blockbuster

140kg Windies cult hero stuns with maiden Test 50

Banned Bronco Bronson Xerri vows 2024 ‘comeback is on’

Jarryd Hayne’s phone tap conversations after sex assault

 

 


ENTERTAINMENT


Portia de Rossi recovering from surgery after being rushed to hospital by Ellen DeGeneres
Zac Efron and Vanessa Valladares’ low-key day out in Melbourne
Michael Gudinski opened up about death in one of his last in-depth interviews
Bindi Irwin reveals her baby is due in a week amid secret birth rumours
MAFS RECAP: Wife hit with brutal spray of insults

 

 

 

ROYAL FAMILY

 




Prince Harry lands Silicon Valley job as ‘chief impact officer’

 

 

 

 


HAPPY 61st BIRTHDAY

 

Peter O'Brien, Australian actor (b. 1960)

 

 

 


VALE: GEORGE SEGAL - DEAD at 87


George Segal, American actor, from complications after bypass surgery (b. 1934)

LIFESTYLE

Former celebrity chef Pete Evans buys Byron tourism venture

 

 

 

 

ODD SPOT

 

Phone app used to track 'cunning fox'

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Love is the greatest refreshment in life

 

PABLO PICASSO
(b. 1881 , Málaga, Spain | d. 1973 Mougins, France)


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Here we go again - third verse, same as the first!! 
Denial Andrews announces snap coronavirus 
lockdown for Victoria as Holiday Inn outbreak grows



The PDF which tells us where we can't go and what we cant do


AUSTRALIA



Crown director Andrew Demetriou resigns
 

 

Cathay Pacific axe all flights to Australia, excluding Sydney

 


Joon Seong Tan charged with murder of girlfriend Ju Zhang 


Inside CSL, home of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines


THE WORLD




Biden chimes in on impeachment: 'some minds may have been changed'




How China is winning race to become world’s leading superpower

Tokyo Olympics chief to step down over sexism row 


Fernando Alonso involved in road accident while cycling


ENTERTAINMENT


Channel Seven announces Dancing with the (All) Stars

Pete Evans announces he will run for the Senate

 

Springsteen’s Super Bowl YouTube ad scrapped after DUI arrest


Today show producer Tom Nicol charged with sexual assault


SPORT



Tsitsipas’ classy message to Kokkinakis after agonising heartbreak

FULL TRANSLATION: What fuming Italian stars said




Australia must get ‘house in order’: Michael Vaughan



Tennis chair umpire winning hearts after Kyrgios epic


LIFESTYLE



Virgin Australia’s cheeky Twitter response to Heinz baked beans on Weetabix



THE ROYAL FAMILY





Meghan wins privacy case without trial. Publisher considers appeal

 


HAPPY 68th BIRTHDAY


Joanna Kerns, actress best known for her role as Maggie Seaver on Growing Pains 

VALE: PATSY ANN NOBLE


Australian pop star and actress Patsy Ann Noble has died at the age of 77


ODD SPOT


Baz the randy ram forced into retirement



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Afghan militia leader Matiullah Khan gave gold watches to Australian Special Forces commanders

AUSTRALIA

Hotel ventilation systems not up to standard: AMA President
AMA Victoria president Julian Rait said it would be better to use
hotel quarantine facilities in remote locations, rather than city hotels 

Cop accused of leaking information about Laidley named
The matter was heard at Ringwood Magistrates Court
relating to two counts of unauthorised disclosure


How electric cars may change the future of Australian servos
The humble servo has accompanied you everywhere, but in decades
to come, the service station as you know it could cease to exist


WORLD



Covid-19: No contracts awarded yet for UK hotel quarantine plan
From 15 February, all those arriving in the UK from 33 Covid
variant hotspots will have to stay in a hotel for 10 nights.


SPORT


How BBL’s epic final had to happen
The Big Bash League’s two best teams take
their rivalry to the next step tonight at the SCG


Dogs' 50m bomb claims thrilling AFLW win
Early fourth-term blitz and a defensive wall
that was immovable in the dying minutes

'Pies board members ponder early Eddie exit
Collingwood board members are reportedly starting
to ask whether it’d be in the club’s best interests

Exciting former 'Roo wins a spot on St Kilda’s list
Former Kangaroo Mason Wood has won a spot on
St Kilda’s list after impressing over the pre-season

ENTERTAINMENT

The Great Dictator: The film that dared to laugh at Hitler
Charlie Chaplin skewered the Nazis in his satire The Great Dictator.
Nicholas Barber looks at how the film has wider relevance today

THE ROYAL FAMILY

Meghan braces for fresh damaging family revelations
The Duchess of Sussex's outspoken half-sister
Samantha has finally released her tell-all book

DEAD AT 91

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021)
was a Canadian actor whose career spanned seven decades 

HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY


George Bradley Hogg
 (born 6 February 1971)
Former Australian cricketer who played all formats of the game.


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Fears after positive hotel quarantine worker's colleagues attended large gathering




The Victorian hotel quarantine worker infected with COVID-19 worked with
other volunteers who attended a party of around 60 people, according to reports

 

AUSTRALIA

Victorian bill banning gay conversion therapy passes Upper House
The bill will become law, despite tensions within
the Coalition and concerns from some religious leaders
Police charge alleged Bourke Street runaway driver over incident
Police have charged Bryce O’Donnell, 20, was arrested
at an address in Ballarat just before 4pm on Thursday

Woman found dead on Qld beach, man missing after late-night swim
The pair, who were known to each other, were seen
entering the water at Broadbeach at 9.20pm on Thursday.


Hyundai urgently recalls 100,000 cars in Australia

Fears the engines could explode -
even when the vehicle is turned off


WORLD

Beijing 2022: Human rights groups call for Winter Olympic boycott
A senior member of the (IOC) has rejected criticism
of its decision to host next year's Winter Games in China.
Uighur camps: UK, US report systematic rape
The US government has said it is "deeply disturbed" by a  BBC report
alleging systematic rape of Uighur women in Chinese camps.

Dogecoin takes off after tip by Elon Musk

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency which started off as a joke, has
jumped in value by 50% after Elon Musk dubbed it "the people's crypto"

What will Joe Biden do with Donald Trump's Space Force?
In December 2019, Trump launched Space Force,
declaring it to be the "world's new war-fighting domain"

SPORT



BBL 2021 - Heat's Big Bash blunder - Scorchers seal GF spot
The Brisbane Heat’s dream run in the BBL is over after a “scrambled”
display put the Perth Scorchers into Saturday’s final against the Sydney Sixers

Rory McIlroy reveals new twist to Reed’s latest cheating storm
McIlroy and Reed each took relief from an embedded ball  after
it hopped in the rough. Turns out there was one difference.

NRL great wants answers after Dragons’ Folau ‘trainwreck’

League great Mark Geyer has slammed the Dragons for their “trainwreck”
Israel Folau situation and has called for someone to be held accountable.


‘Sorry’ Collingwood players, staff release emotional letter

Collingwood Football Club have released a letter apologising
to anyone impacted by racism during their time at the club

ENTERTAINMENT


Taylor Swift: Theme park sues singer over Evermore album name

The Utah theme park's owners said Swift's Evermore release
had caused confusion about whether the two were linked

Miley teases her barely-there costume ahead of Super Bowl

The NFL has announced that an additional 14,500
fans will round out the attendance for Super Bowl LV


ABC host’s Dan Murphy’s slip-up goes viral

ABC newsreader Beverley O’Connor has created a Twitter storm
around Aussie bottle shop Dan Murphy’s after an on-air slip-up.

Today show host Ally Langdon is rushed to hospital
Filming the breakfast program in Queensland
Footage emerges of her dramatic sea rescue

THE ROYAL FAMILY



The Queen to mark incredible new milestone this week
She'll pass a new milestone on Saturday as she prepares to mark her
69th anniversary as monarch, ascending the throne on 6 February 1952


DIED ON THIS DAY

At age 90, Tony Trabert
American tennis champion, author & TV commentator

HAPPY 49th BIRTHDAY

Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

(born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson 5 February 1972)


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COVID-19: Victoria on high alert

A hotel quarantine worker has tested positive for COVID-19, the state’s health department has confirmed

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AUSTRALIA

Australian Open in chaos after matches cancelled, stars isolate
The Australian Open was thrown into chaos when up to 600 players and officials
were told to isolate and get tested after a hotel staff member tested positive

Denial Andrews warns of ‘greater challenge’ amid new case
Andrews has warned of the "wildly infectious" nature of the new coronavirus
strains – saying there had been "no problem or breach of protocol" 
Vaccine and international travel: How jab could open borders
Prime Minister Scott Morrison refused to be drawn on
when overseas trips will resume, but a major hint has been dropped

Perth Hills bushfire threatens more homes overnight
500 firefighters entering day four of the massive bushfire threatening homes
in Perth's north-east are preparing to battle the blaze into the weekend.

WORLD


Covid: UK 'past this peak' but infections still 'alarmingly high'

Prof Chris Whitty said the number of cases, hospitalisations and deaths were
on a "downward slope" but that did not mean there would not be another peak.


Myanmar coup: UN chief calls for the failure of military takeover
The UN Secretary General has urged the world community to make sure the
coup in Myanmar fails, saying the reversal of elections is "unacceptable".

Scomo and Joe discuss COVID-19, climate and China in first call
Mr Morrison said it was a "warm and engaging"conversation,
with the two leaders discussing several issues

China wants ‘more than a verbal olive branch’ to repair relations
China Daily, the state-run media outlet has again taken aim at Scott
Morrison with advice on repairing repair the nations’ fraught relationship.


SPORT



Clarko ‘tried pretty hard’ to convince Tom Scully to play on

Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson says he “tried pretty hard” to convince
Scully to play on, but the wingman was burnt out as he approached 2021 .

 


Aussies' ATP Cup campaign in tatters after de Minaur felled
While the 6-3 7-5 loss put Wednesday night’s tie at 1-1, it means the hosts are in
eliminated from the tournament, due to their 0-3 loss to Spain on Tuesday night.


Postponed tour could put Australia on backfoot for Ashes defence
Cricket South Africa may have a bone to pick with Cricket Australia after being
jilted, but the hurt of this separation will be felt strongly by both nations

The proposed rule change that could rein DeChambeau in
Bryson DeChambeau, the longest hitter on the US tour, has constantly been
testing golf's limits, so you'd expect the latest change would cause a stir.

ENTERTAINMENT

Golden Globes: Three female directors make history in nominations
Regina King, Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell are up for the prize, which
had only previously nominated five women in the Globes' 77-year history.
Andrew O’Keefe ‘not the aggressor’ in alleged assault: Lawyer
His partner will have a “lot to answer for” after an incident that left him
charged with domestic violence in Sydney’s east, his lawyer has claimed
Larry Emdur sells investment apartment for $1.055m at auction
Emdur, the Morning Show co-host and former Price is Right game show star,
has sold his Bondi Beach investment apartment at auction for $1.055m


Kanye West removes 500 pairs of sneakers amid 'looming divorce'

With the rumored divorce still pending, it's rumoured
that West is packing his belongings, namely a ton of sneakers 

THE ROYAL FAMILY

Sad news for Harry as Invictus is postponed for second time
The Games were due to take place in The Hague from 29 May to 5 June,
& organisers now intend to move the tournament to the spring of 2022

DIED ON THIS DAY

Władziu Valentino Liberace (d. February 4, 1987 - aged 67)
American pianist, singer and actor.

HAPPY 48th BIRTHDAY

James Albert Hird: Former professional AFL 
player & senior coach of the Essendon Football Club


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WEDNESDAY 03 FEBRUARY 2021

Australia forced to abandon tour of South Africa

‘No choice - unacceptable risk"

AUSTRALIA

Perth Hills bushfire devastation as 71 homes lost

Authorities say up to 71 homes have been lost but there has been

no loss of life and no reported injuries to members of the public

 

Scott Morrison hauls in COVID quack cure pusher Craig Kelly

Morrison hauls in rogue Liberal MP Craig Kelly for a face-to-face dressing

down over quack COVID-19 cures he has been pushing on social media

WORLD

Putin critic Navalny jailed in Russia despite protests

He has been in detention since returning to Russia last month.

He had been treated in Germany for a near-fatal nerve agent attack

Two FBI agents shot dead, three hurt during Florida raid

The gunfire began around 06:00 local time in the city

of Sunrise as agents were investigating a child abuse case

Mohamed Noor loses appeal over murder of Justine Damond

A divided Mnnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction

of Mohamed Noor, and is serving a 12.5-year prison sentence.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to move to executive chairman role

Bezos transitions to the role of executive chairman later in 2021.

Web Services chief executive Andy Jassy will become the company's top boss.

SPORT

McGuire takes back calling report release ‘a proud day’

Eddie McGuire says he “got it wrong” in calling release

of the club’s report into systemic racism “a proud day”

‘Constant mistakes’ cost Aussies dearly in ATP Cup

Australia’s ATP Cup hopes are hanging by a thread after

failing to take advantage of a Spanish team missing Rafael Nadal

Folau agrees to social media backflip to land $1 million NRL deal

Folau is reportedly happy to tone down his social media activity

after St George made a move to lure the 31-year-old back to the NRL.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Peter Helliar ‘truly sorry’ as damning video resurfaces

Helliar has apologised to former Collingwood defender Lumumba after

footage resurfaced of his 2017 interview on Channel 10’s The Project

Dolly Parton 'turned down' Presidential Medal of Freedom twice

Dolly said she did not accept the awards because her

husband was ill and then she would not travel due to the pandemic.

Rebel Wilson and boyfriend Jacob Busch breakup

Wilson posted on Instagram on Tuesday: “Lots on my mind

… aghhhhhh …#single-girl-heading-to-Super-Bowl!”

Ten axes several major shows - including THREE reality programs

Playing for Keeps and reality shows Trial by Kyle, Celebrity

Name Game and One Born Every Minute have all been dumped.

OBITUARY

Tributes paid as pandemic hero Captain Tom dies

Captain Sir Tom Moore dies in hospital.

He was 100 and raised nearly £33m for NHS charities

BORN TODAY

Happy 85th birthday BOB SIMPSON

Robert Simpson AO (born 3 February 1936) former cricketer 

captained Australia from 1963/64 until 1967/68, and again in 1977–78

 


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