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Man hit by car on West Gate Freeway, Burnley Tunnel closed

The entry to the Burnley Tunnel from the West Gate Freeway has been closed after a man was hit and killed by a truck. The man was hit on the West Gate Freeway just after the Power Street exit. Initial reports that the collision occurred in the tunnel itself were …

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Angelique Kidjo review: Once over lightly

Angelique KidjoSydney Opera House, March 8★★★ The Talking Heads album Remain in Light brought together New York’s anxious post-punk, Middle America’s religious heart and West Africa’s rhythms and drive – particularly that of Nigerian Fela Kuti. Angelique Kidjo brings a more relaxed tenor to her remaking of Talking Heads’ Remain …

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‘I’m the elected deputy prime minister of Australia’: Barnaby feels no guilt over challenge to Nationals leader

Mr Joyce also questioned the reliability of government data on greenhouse gas emissions. Former cabinet minister Amanda Vanstone said the interview was a “very bad sign as to his mental state” while former Australian Democrats leader Cheryl Kernot said the interview was “unhinged” with “belligerent rubbish” on carbon emissions. Former …

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Musical postcards from Scotland deliver

Surprisingly, Yang’s performance of Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Opus 46 was the first time the SSO had played the work and she brought to it a beautifully finished and projected sound and virtuosic dexterity. Despite its moments of pictorial depiction – the chromatic howling of the Coda …

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‘They’re still babies’: Fresh faces leave Eagles vulnerable in attack

West Coast will start their premiership defence against Brisbane at the Gabba on Saturday week with a fresh-faced forward line led by 26-year-old Jack Darling. With dual Coleman Medallist Josh Kennedy unlikely to be fit, Jamie Cripps still weeks away and veteran Mark Le Cras now retired, coach Adam Simpson …

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‘Peace stock’ bonanza: How a day trader cashed in on the Trump-Kim summit collapse

“There are at least 100 stocks known as peace stocks. They are mostly tiny, penny stocks. Many individual investors just trade peace stocks with little information on the issue, hoping for once-in-a-lifetime return.” The shares typically move on speculation for business with North Korea. Whenever there is increased newsflow about …

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Gaff forgiven as reigning premiers sink Dockers in WA JLT derby

Fremantle opened up a 21-point lead late in the first quarter, and still led by 16 points midway through the second term. But West Coast turned the game on its head with nine straight goals to secure the 16.13 (109) to 8.10 (58) win in front of 8047 fans at …

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Coaches expect AFL to rethink runner ban before season start

“I am looking forward to having access again to the players during quarters so hopefully that will happen in the next couple of weeks,” Beveridge said. He said he did not have specific knowledge or insight that a change was imminent but he believed it would happen. Forward looking: St …

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Melbourne could be big losers from conference system

Melbourne AFLW co-captain Elise O’Dea opted not to buy into debate about the league’s contentious conference system despite the prospect of the Dees missing the finals narrowly for the third year in succession. The Dees remain in the hunt for a top-two spot in Conference A after a late goal …

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Former Notre Dame University vice-chancellor wins preselection for Julie Bishop’s seat

Although Ms Hammond it is understood to have had the backing of senior Liberals including Senator Mathias Cormann, local preselectors are said to have been resistant to pressure from factions attempting to influence their votes Ms Bishop was backing foreign affairs specialist Erin Watson-Lynn behind the scenes, but Ms Watson-Lynn …

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