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Melbourne City to sign Tottenham striker Shayon Harrison in loan deal

Loading The North London club has loaned out many of its more promising youngsters in recent years to lower league teams, but sending Harrison to Australia is a first. City coach Warren Joyce, who worked in the reserves and youth set-up at Manchester United and Leeds United, has contacts within …

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Google’s proposed Chrome changes could break ad-blockers

Users aren’t completely at the mercy of their browser-agents. Many people install ad blockers and content filters to customise the flow of data. Loading User empowerment is not an unalloyed good: People can inadvertently install poorly designed extensions that slow down the browser, or extensions with hidden malware that allow attackers …

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Six Nations: Jones picks Tuilagi, Aussie-born centre in Scottish debut

Henry Slade lines up outside Tuilagi, who is back playing regularly for his club Leicester after years of injury woes. His last start for England came against the All Blacks way back in June, 2014 and he made brief replacement appearances in 2016 and last November, including the 37-18 victory …

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‘Exceptionally hot, exceptionally dry’: January was Australia’s hottest month on record

Loading Official figures revealed the mean monthly temperature around the country exceeded 30 degrees for the first time. Bureau of Meteorology senior climatologist Dr Andrew Watkins said records were broken across Australia. “The exceptional story here is temperatures,” Dr Watkins said. “One of the key records that we’ve seen has …

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Australia v Sri Lanka live: Australia batting first

The tourists are under major pressure here, with Burns and Head putting on 102 off 147 balls. The swing seen earlier in the day has evaporated, and the Sri Lankan quicks don’t appear to have too many more tricks. They do not have express pace, either. Head and Burns have …

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Morrison government moves to re-appoint Abbott-era AAT members

Loading Separately, Attorney-General Christian Porter was in late December handed the final report of a review into the tribunal undertaken by former High Court judge Ian Callinan. It is expected that review will recommend streamlining the tribunal’s bureaucracy, which has ballooned from 530 in 2016 to 660 in the last financial …

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Australian diplomats visit Assange, told of ‘deteriorating health’

The Australian High Commission in London refused to comment on the visit, even to confirm it took place, referring all questions to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Canberra – a clear sign the situation is still a diplomatic quagmire. But Barns said it was the second such visit – …

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January was Australia’s hottest month on record, Bureau says

The record for the highest temperature in January was also broken, with 49.5 degrees recorded in Port Augusta in South Australia. “We’ve also seen records in many states set, including places like Victoria, where Swan Hill and Kerang got up over 47.5,” he said. Temperature records were broken across the …

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Undiagnosed and unmedicated: Children being left untreated for ADHD

They were also concerned an ADHD diagnosis might stigmatise their son, and worried about the possible impacts of medication used to treat it. As a result, their child went undiagnosed and untreated for nearly three years. “We had our suspicions but it is kind of one of those things where …

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