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One Chinese city’s war on Christmas

Beijing: A city in northern China has been stripped of Christmas cheer after the authorities banned all festive decorations from its streets. Santa Claus in BeijingCredit:AAP Officials in Langfang said the move, which prohibits shops and street vendors from selling anything Christmas-themed, is part of efforts to keep the streets clean …

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Cruise firm cleared of overboard death of man served 30 drinks

They also charged that ship officials illegally detained them in their cabin during a search for their son and did not follow proper search and rescue procedures by waiting for two hours to lower rescue boats after learning about the disappearance. In addition, the Skokans accused Royal Caribbean of intentional …

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Cruise firm cleared of overboard death of man served 850g of alcohol

They also charged that ship officials illegally detained them in their cabin during a search for their son and did not follow proper search and rescue procedures by waiting for two hours to lower rescue boats after learning about the disappearance. In addition, the Skokans accused Royal Caribbean of intentional …

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From Perth to Harvard : Past Beazley winners reveal where they are now

For Jonathan, the Beazley became a chink in his armour when he entered university. “Honestly, right after the Beazley, I just felt this pressure to maintain my standards. I worked a lot harder with my music degree, put lots of hours in. It’s funny because I remember there was high …

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No-guilt fishing is here: WA company invents plastic-free bait system

The burley brick. Credit:James Florisson, Recfishwest WA bait and seafood supplier Mendolia decided things had to change, came up with the idea of the bait blocks and partnered with Recfishwest to develop a product that did away with plastic bags and lining. Burley Boxes are made using waste from sardines, …

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Pilot injured in helicopter crash in Whitsundays

A helicopter has crashed in the Whitsundays and the injured pilot taken to hospital on Wednesday. Emergency services raced to Gumlu, 135 kilometres south of Townsville, just after 6am. The helicopter hit the ground near Perks Road and the pilot, a man in his 40s, suffered a cut leg. He was …

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Markets Live: Wall St reverses earlier gains

Global stocks fell heavily on firming signals that the US economy could be set to join China and Europe in slowdown ahead of a critical meeting by the US Federal Reserve this week that could reset the path for interest rates in 2019. The S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 68 points …

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Why Jose Mourinho could not be allowed to continue at Manchester United

Above all, watching from a distance as he carried all before him at Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid, we knew that he was a winner. Indeed he proved as much in those early days, scooping up two trophies in his first season, suggesting that the golden years of bullion …

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Chris Lynn tips Brendon McCullum to inspire 19yo Heat rookie

Lynn hoped it was a sign of things to come in the BBL, tipping Bryant to find another gear alongside veteran master blaster McCullum at the top of the Heat order. “He’s exciting, gives the ball a good whack. I just want him to keep calm, keep things simple like …

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Search resumes as hopes fade for man missing off NSW beach

Despite an extensive search on Monday and all day Tuesday, Mohammed Junaid has not been found. With little hope of finding him alive, the search started again at 7am on Wednesday, with officers from the Coffs and Clarence Police District as well as marine area command and marine rescue involved. …

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