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Daily Archives: October 25, 2018

Swans consider premiership Tiger, Menzel not ruled out

Sydney are considering recruiting Richmond premiership forward Jacob Townsend, but the Tigers have committed to retaining Townsend as a rookie if he isn’t picked up by another club. The Swans are considering Townsend as a delisted free agent and have not completely ruled out recruiting Geelong’s delisted forward Daniel Menzel, …

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Graeme Allan joins the Saints to help develop list strategy

St Kilda have confirmed that long-serving football administrator Graeme Allan has joined their football department to help them develop a list strategy. It is a return from football exile for the veteran administrator “Gubby” Allan, with his career going into hiatus after his short-lived appointment as Collingwood football manager ended …

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Nespresso Barista review: great frothy milk, if you don’t smash it

One common complaint about using Nespresso coffee makers is that the Aeroccino milk frother that comes with many of the machines doesn’t make the bubbles small enough. It’s a pretty niche complaint, but if you’ve ever lived with a lazy barista or coffee snob (so, anywhere in Melbourne or Sydney), …

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Topshop boss named as businessman at centre of Britain’s #MeToo scandal

Because of the gag order, the Telegraph ran a highly censored article accusing the unnamed businessman of racial and sexual abuse of staff. Interviews with five members of staff revealed that victims had been paid “substantial sums” in return for legal commitments not to discuss their experiences, the Telegraph reported. The …

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Facebook fined for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook was slapped with a symbolic £500,000 ($905,000) fine by the UK’s privacy regulator for “serious” violations of data protection rules that paved the way for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The fine is the highest possible for the Information Commissioner’s Office under old rules that predated this year’s European Union …

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A third of Australians’ energy intake comes from junk: report

A third of Australians’ energy intake comes from junk food, according to a new government report. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)’s Nutrition Across the Life Stages report, released on Friday, a third of the average Australian’s energy intake comes from so-called “discretionary foods”: foods which, …

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The clock is ticking to find Matthew Flinders before beginning of $102 billion English rail project

Matthew Flinders proved Australia was a continent.Credit:National Archives Wass is the head of heritage for the HS2 project, a high-speed train connection from London to the north of England that will cost £56 billion ($102 billion). At the peak of the preparatory phase next year around 1000 archaeologists and historians …

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World of Photos – October 26, 2018

6/12 Netherlands’ King Willem-Alexander, left, walks with Britain’s Prince Charles after inspecting an honour guard during a Ceremonial Welcome on Horse Guards Parade in London, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima are on a State Visit to Britain. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)Credit:Matt Dunham

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Boys Will Be Boys review: Clementine Ford on how boys should really behave

When the sleepwear company Peter Alexander came under criticism for selling a jumper with “Boys Will Be Boys” on the front, radio 3AW host Tom Elliot criticised the backlash: “To me, when I think ‘boys will be boys’, it’s the way that young boys tend to smash things and break …

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