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Man burnt to death after car is engulfed in flames

“They’re currently on site with their cutting gear to assist police,” the spokeswoman said. Police said there would not be any road closures in place or traffic delays. Meanwhile on the Sunshine Coast, a man was taken to hospital in a serious condition after a collision between a vehicle and a …

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Yellow vest violence surges with attack on French government building

The Yellow Vest movement, which takes its name from the fluorescent hazard vests adopted by the protesters as a sign of economic distress, began as an outcry over rising fuel taxes and expanded into a broad campaign over money woes. Near the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, police used tear gas …

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Kyrgios to play Tomic at Kooyong Classic

Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic will face off for the first time at this week’s Kooyong Classic. After accepting a late entry into the three-day event on Saturday, Kyrgios has been told he will play his one-time Davis Cup teammate and US Open doubles partner. Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios …

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Chelsea through, Cardiff shocked in FA Cup

League One Accrington also produced an upset as Billy Kee’s goal 14 minutes from time was enough to beat Championship strugglers Ipswich 1-0. Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata broke the deadlock early in the second half and doubled the lead on the hour to secure a 2-0 win against Nottingham Forrest. The …

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Lost penguin picked up 5000km from home off WA beach

A lost penguin has been picked up by WA parks and wildlife officers nearly 5000 kilometres away from home. The Rockhopper was a long way from home.Credit:Parks and Wildlife WA The Rockhopper penguin, known for living mainly around sub-Antarctic islands such as the Campbell, Auckland Antipodes Islands, was found at …

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Man crashes ute into Queanbeyan shopfront during police chase

A police chase in Queanbeyan ended with a 31-year-old man crashing his ute through a fence and business shopfront on Saturday night. The man was taken to Canberra Hospital in a stable condition and no charges had been laid as of Sunday morning. The damaged shopfront of Deneefe Signs, Queanbeyan …

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison condemns ‘ugly racial protests’ in St Kilda

Scott Morrison ‏took to social media to thank Victoria Police for their efforts, saying “intolerance does not make Australia stronger”. “Australia is the most successful migrant country in the world,” he wrote Sunday morning on Twitter. “This has been achieved by showing respect for each other, our laws and values …

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Perth child filmed riding on car’s roof racks with mum unaware

A young child in Perth has been filmed riding on the roof racks of a car for more than 10 minutes, while his mother was apparently oblivious he was there. Several witnesses told 9 News Perth they saw the silver Holden travelling along Wright Road in Harrisdale, just before 6pm …

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Australia v India, day four LIVE: Start of play delayed at the SCG

Don’t know about you, but I needed something to give me a grin as we wait for something to happen today – and then this from last night. Both hands. ‘Protecting his niece.’ No beer spilt. Epic celebration. What. A. Champion.  Might need a new radar, here. It’s showing no …

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‘Pretty settled conditions’: Victorians set to enjoy week of cooler, sunny days

Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Rod Dickson said Melburnians could expect “pretty settled conditions” over the next few days. “Today there’s been light showers over the south-eastern suburbs, and there’s still the slight chance of a light shower out over the south-eastern and eastern suburbs this morning,” he said early …

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