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Australia comes to UK’s rescue over plain packaging laws after Brexit

London: Australia has come to the rescue of Britain, providing the government with its world-leading plain packaging images for cigarettes, to use free-of-charge in the case of a chaotic No Deal Brexit. Plain packaging. With MPs poised to vote down Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal in the Commons next week, …

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The 37-year-old who retired as a self-made millionaire followed two simple rules

But isn’t being rich about being resourceful? And isn’t being resourceful just a mindset? Here, let me show you. Person A: “I’ve tried everything.” Person B: “I asked someone to mentor me.” Person A: “I bought a $US30,000 car.” Person B: “I bought a $US10,000 car.” Person A: “I’ll charge …

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Irishmen charged with murder of Sydney grandfather to remain behind bars

Two Irish nationals who stand accused of murdering a grandfather outside their Summer Hill share house will remain behind bars for at least two months. Neither Christopher Mc Laughlin, 24, nor Nathan Kelly, 21, applied for bail before Magistrate Louise McManus on Wednesday morning at Burwood Local Court, where they …

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Shark spotted inside the net at Brighton Le Sands beach

A search by divers on Wednesday morning has found no trace of the shark. Divers have almost completed the dragnetting off the Brighton Beach enclosure to ensure the shark has gone but the beach remains closed. “The divers have been on-site and have found no sign of the shark,” a …

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Hamstrung Sri Lankan run maker misses out as Test squad named

Left-hander Kusal Perera has been included in the squad at the expense of opener Danushka Gunathilaka, who scored 16 runs from the two Tests against New Zealand. Sri Lanka have lost 11 Tests and drawn two Tests in Australia, a country they’ve been touring since 1988. Sri Lanka currently hold …

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$46,000 a day, and that’s the bonus: Apple CEO reaps $190m for 2018

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook collected his biggest-ever annual bonus for fiscal 2018 after the iPhone maker posted record revenue and profit, and its market value temporarily eclipsed $US1 trillion ($1.4 trillion). Cook received a $US12 million bonus for the year ended September 29, the California-based company said on …

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$2 million drug haul: Man, 37, extradited from NSW to face ACT court

The man was arrested earlier in January by New South Wales Police on unrelated matters, police said in a statement. In 2016, ACT Policing executed more than 50 search warrants and seized more than 5 kilograms of illegal drugs as part of Operation Ronin, which targeted drug trafficking in the …

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Markets Live: ASX opens higher thanks to US-China trade talks

The S&P/ASX 200 Index is up 0.49 per cent, to 5750,2 points. Here’s how trading this morning looked. The ASX 200 index traded higher on Wednesday morningCredit:Bloomberg The Reject Shop is considering a cash takeover at the moment at $2.70 per share, a decade ago shares were worth $10. Forager …

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Tim Gilbert last host to announce departure from Today amid shake-up

Gilbert, who has worked at the Network since 1996, is being replaced by Melbourne sports presenter Tony Jones, 57. It is not yet known what his new role will be. A number of Gilbert’s colleagues sent their well-wishes to the sports journalist, including the newly appointed Today co-host and Karl …

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Morrison government pushes public register of child sex offenders

The Morrison government says families would be safer if Australian child sex offenders were publicly listed online. The federal government is urging states to sign up to a national child sex offender register, with consultations on the proposal underway. The push comes after reports to the Australian Federal Police of …

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