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The Goss: Justin Hemmes’ rumoured new ‘girlfriend’ on their romance

“I’ve got no one.” Justin Hemmes and ex-partner Kate Fowler at the auction of a Bellevue Hill home last month. Hemmes failed to secure the Eastern Suburbs home for Fowler despite some spirited bidding.Credit:James Alcock Dressed to kill in a navy Ferragamo suit and silk shirt at the high-profile event, also …

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How to get away with casual clothes in the office

The key to nailing the casual office look can be as simple as elevating your footwear, like Kendall Jenner.Credit:WENN Whenever you get a new boss, as I did recently, there are certain things you have to feel out in the first few days. Do they watch the clock? Are they …

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What the royal visit really says about Australia

How should we honour the legacy of this former Australian of the Year? I suggest the obvious – by revisiting the original plan to name a Sydney ferry after him. As you will recall, Kiernan had been told he would have one of the six new ferries named in his …

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‘Common sense’ should have saved referee from VAR error: Muscat

“I don’t think anybody comes out to explain them [contentious decisions] … but my understanding is you can only overturn it and not give a foul if it’s simulation or handball or one of those things where obviously the attacker has gained an unfair advantage. “I think the surprise by …

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House prices might be falling but our anxiety isn’t

A new report on housing affordability by the Housing Industry Association casts some light on why the public remains uneasy about housing costs. Despite falling property values, it found Sydneysiders must still fork out $4,388 a month, or nearly $53,000 a year, to service a typical loan on a median-priced …

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Social Seen: Kyle Sandilands and Imogen Anthony’s colourful charity ball

Simon Main and his partner supporting the Zambi Wildlife Retreat ball.Credit:Amy Croffey Over and over, organisers swore blind that the pint-sized “King of the Cross” would definitely be in attendance, accompanied by his two burly bodyguards (for protection against the alleged two hits that are currently out on his life) …

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Deadly suicide blast in Afghan capital

Kabul: A suicide bomber blew himself up in an area in the north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding many more, a security official said. The blast came as voting was still going on in parliamentary elections that authorities had feared would …

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Our politicians could learn a lot from visiting royals

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had us at “hello”. They’d barely touched down on old colonial soil in Sydney, when Kensington Palace let us know on their first day in Australia that the royal twosome would soon be a threesome. And didn’t we lap it up. Following in the …

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Melbourne Festival 2018 breaks box office record

1000 Doors – the sequel to last year’s House of Mirrors by Melbourne’s Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney – took in some 20,000 people, with tickets at just $10. NoFit State Circus.Credit:Mark Robson Together with Fire Gardens, the emphasis on high-volume, low-price attractions was a departure from last year’s A 24-Decade …

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‘Nightmare’: jurors say ‘No thanks!’ to sentencing powers

“To try and get 12 people to assist in the sentencing on top of the [verdict] – it would be a nightmare because there’d be everything from hanging to three months suspended,” juror 666 stated. Juror 648 agreed. “I mean, it was hard enough to get a decision… there were …

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