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Students across Australia skip class for mass climate protests

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Thousands of Australian students have walked out of schools across the country to protest against inaction on climate change by Australia's government and promised to keep the pressure up, earning a rebuke from a government minister. Rough…

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Aussies target 50 knot barrier in Sydney SailGP

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He has sailed everything from a tiny Laser dingy to a 100-foot supermaxi but when it’s comes to having a blast Tom Slingsby says there’s nothing better than his new mode of transport.

Crows star harnesses passion for pacers

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WHILE many of my AFL peers direct their attention towards Melbourne’s spring thoroughbred racing carnival, I look forward to the standardbreds taking centre stage.

Michael Kroger quits after landslide loss

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Michael Kroger has resigned as the President of the Victorian Liberal Party, following the landslide defeat in the Victorian election last weekend. Mr Kroger announced his resignation at a meeting of the party's state assembly on Friday…

Women need to earn their place in politics like men

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Sky News host Peta Credlin says Australia needs more female politicians, but, just like men, women need to earn their place rather than having it handed to them because of their gender. Victorian Liberal President Michael Kroger yesterday…

‘A lot of international buyers on it’

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International business people can’t get enough of some of the dream properties up for auction in Sydney’s east at the moment, with Vaucluse flavour of the month.

Drug dealing hockey star jailed

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Former Australian hockey player Matthew Bird has been sentenced to almost three years behind bars for selling ecstasy to an undercover police officer on four separate occasions.

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Proud Boys leader ‘denied visa’

Controversial right-wing commentator Gavin McInnes’ plans to tour Australia were met with predictable outrage in some circles.

Government gridlocked over encryption-accessing laws

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Parliament's bipartisan intelligence committee is split as Liberal and Labor MPs divide over green lighting new encryption laws. The changes would grant police and national security agencies greater access to communication sent using…

Inter-Korean railway link gets on track

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South Korean officials have departed for a field study with North Korea to relink railways cut since the 1950-53 Korean conflict. Michelle Hennessey reports.

Prebble working hard to find next star

BRETT Prebble knew coming back to Melbourne after 15 years away wasn’t going to be easy, and he’s not surprised that’s how it’s turned out.

What to buy the person with everything

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Finding a Christmas gift for someone who has everything can be stressful, but sometimes thinking outside the box can be the answer.

Emergency warning issued for new bushfire burning in Qld

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An emergency warning has been issued for a new bushfire burning in Central Queensland. Authorities say the fire is burning in a westerly direction towards Broken River, near Mackay. Residents have been urged to stay at their properties and…

Insane way The Rock bulks up for movies

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Dwayne Johnson is one of the world’s biggest movie stars, and if you’re already jealous of The Rock, stop reading now.

Panahi quashes claims Knickers the giant steer is a fake

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Sky News host Rita Panahi discusses Knickers the giant steer and rebuts overseas rumours he is not real. The steer from Lake Preston in Myalup, south of Perth, gained notoriety for his giant stature this week after a video of him towering…

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Couple reveals honeymoon disaster

Newlyweds Lia and Jeremy Garcia had planned a dream holiday to celebrate the start of their lives together and their expectations were as big as their itinerary.

UFC Fight Night: Legend’s final farewell

Combat legend Mark Hunt will draw the curtains on a violent 20 year career at UFC Fight Night 142 in Adelaide.

Inside mail: Big bets and bookies’ verdict

SAVACOOL, the Chris Waller-trained mare who lines up in the Listed $140,000 ATC Cup (2400m), is clearly the best-backed runner at Rosehill Gardens today.

Cornes’ ‘left field’ skipper decision

Port Adelaide are now in the hunt for a new skipper after Travis Boak announced he was stepping down from the role.

‘I fell in love’: $1.5m above reserve

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Who could have thought? It’s not the most attractive block of flats, but the Potts Point site has defied the market trend by selling more than $1.5 million above its reserve price at auction last night.

Orgy breaks out at car race party

Police are investigating an incident of public group sex between one woman and five men at an afterparty for a car racing “drift” event which was allegedly filmed by multiple people.

Two men charged with deliberately lighting fires in Qld

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Two men have been arrested and charged with arson offences in Queensland, as the state grapples with out-of-control bushfires. Police have two men, aged 26 and 27 in custody over allegations they deliberately lit a fire in Port Curtis,…

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LeBron huge in Lakers win, Surprise West leaders continue to stun

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LeBron James scored 12 of his 38 points in the final five minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers rebounded from their first back-to-back losses in a month with a 104-96 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

Boom times for the bush after stakes boost

THE Country Championships, The Kosciuszko, TAB Highways, record minimum prizemoney levels – this is boom times for bush racing.

Last minute weekend multi

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Boxing, NBA, A-League and the Bundesliga has unearthed a multi that is worth throwing a couple of dollars on.

Super Bowl favourites stunned in thriller

A big upset in Big D!

Neat family living under $300,000

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With a park at on your doorstep, this flexible home has room for the entire family.

Disturbing beliefs held by Aussies

A new report has revealed that many Australians still hold unsettling and outdated beliefs in regards to violence against women and sexual assault.

Time magazine’s heartbreaking cover

The faces of these American men and women on the cover of Time Magazine’s latest edition says a lot more than you may think and it’s heartbreaking.

Want the chance to Christmas shop at a pub?

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You can now do your Christmas shopping at the pub. Well, sort of.