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Beyond Ladies in Black: The Aussie movies you didn’t see last year, but should

Available on: DVD and Blu-Ray, Foxtel Now, Kanopy, iTunes, Google Play, BigPond, Fetch, YouTube Movies Brothers’ Nest Shane and Clayton Jacobson play brothers who plot to murder their stepfather (Kim Gyngell) in order to prevent him inheriting the country property on which they grew up when their cancer-stricken mother (Lynette …

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Daryl Dragon, the ‘Captain’ of The Captain and Tennille, dead at 76

Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing “Captain” of soft-rock duo The Captain and Tennille, who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as Love Will Keep Us Together and Muskrat Love, died Wednesday at age 76. Dragon died of renal failure at a hospice in Prescott, Arizona, according to …

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‘Very poorly planned’: Trackwork on North Shore line creates another day of train chaos

Passengers travelling on Sydney’s North Shore train line were left stranded for hours on Thursday morning after trackwork brought stations to a standstill. Travellers took to social media to complain about the shortage of scheduled replacement buses, which resulted in wait times of up to an hour and a half. …

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Kathmandu crashes as Christmas shoppers take a hike

In New Zealand, sales were down 2.4 per cent in the 22 weeks to December 20, after rising 5.2 per cent through to early November. Sales across the group were down 1 per cent. Kathmandu’s chief executive Xavier Simonet said in late November that it expected its 2019 first-half profit …

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Sydney FC hoping new man will be cleared to face the Mariners

Sydney FC’s new signing Anthony Caceres is expected to play against his former club Central Coast Mariners on Friday night, with the Sky Blues set to receive his international transfer clearance in time for the match. The attacking midfielder was unveiled as a new Sydney player on Wednesday after the …

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What to do with those pointless little gadgets you got for Christmas

Disclaimer: A lot of these gifts can be useful if you don’t have money for better quality versions, or are just handing it to a small child you know will break it. This story is for the folks who wanted Bonestorm and got Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge instead, and “the …

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Friends, family rubbish reports Olivia Newton-John has just ‘weeks’ to live

Radar, who quoted unnamed sources close to Newton-John, said the Grease star’s “bodily functions appear to be shutting down” and claimed the singer told friends she’d “go on my own terms, in our home and in my own bed – but not until Chloe says ‘I do’.” Olivia Newton-John’s team …

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SCG Test LIVE: Day one of Australia v India

There was confirmation this morning that Mitch Marsh and Aaron Finch had been dropped from the side that was soundly beaten at the MCG, with Usman Khawaja to open alongside Marcus Harris. ‘‘I would have liked to have had a bat, no doubt … but there’s a bit of grass covering …

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Manchester United’s winning run continues, but Chelsea draw

Loading Lukaku added: ‘‘It’s totally different. Marcus and I and Anthony [Martial] and all the rest are learning a lot from him, especially on the offensive side.’’ The win keeps the Red Devils in sixth, one spot behind Arsenal but they are making ground after a terrible start under axed …

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Get your goggles on: WA to get first ever Virtual Reality festival

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries will spend $100,000 on attracting a festival organiser and hopes it will attract talent from around the world and will showcase the work being done in WA. “Although still in its infancy, the experience of being able to step into a …

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