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Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton all smiles at Wimbledon

Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton were all smiles as they enjoyed a day out together at Wimbledon. The sisters-in-law attended the women’s singles final on Saturday to watch Simona Halep’s stunning victory over Serena Williams. Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan Markle and Pippa Matthews at the tennis.Credit:AP According to People magazine, …

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Alaphilippe reclaims yellow after brutal attack

Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France’s yellow jersey as fellow Frenchman Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials in Saturday’s eighth stage. Belgian Thomas De Gendt won the 200km hilly stage from Macon from a breakaway, ahead of Pinot, the only rider able to follow Alaphilippe’s brutal attack in the …

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We treat Melbourne like the star she is, says Lucy Lawless

Lawless stars as Alexa Crowe, the ex-detective who keeps investigating murders to help out her former boss and long-time friend, Detective Inspector Kieran Knight, played by Bernard Curry. Joining Alexa in her weekly quest to restore justice is Millennial data-whiz and ambitious mentee Madison Feliciano, played by luminous newcomer Ebony …

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‘My grief is more resolved’: choosing to farewell a loved one differently

“People should be involved as much or as little as they wish in the process of saying goodbye,” she says. “It’s not just about a funeral. It starts from when someone dies, through to transporting their body to the mortuary, and all the other aspects. “It is about having the …

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The stain #metoo allegations leave on celebrity reputations

Yet just over a week ago they found themselves unlikely bedfellows when Jarratt was acquitted of a historic rape charge after a jury took just 90 minutes to find unanimously he was not guilty. Following his acquittal Jarratt quickly resumed defamation proceedings against The Daily Telegraph and journalist Jonathan Moran. (The …

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The Serve: O.My in Beaconsfield

The rigours of farming underpin a no-waste focus that leads to dishes such as pumpkin tortellini, where the pasta is made from flour derived from pumpkin offcuts then filled with pumpkin seed praline and pickled pumpkin skin. A Jerusalem artichoke dish looks like a plain white mound but it’s a …

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A Wunch of Bankers: shocking findings from the royal commission

Realistically, these whacking sums should add up to sunny days for bankers. Not even death could stop Commonwealth Bank from taking fees from former customers – charges it wasn’t entitled to even if they’d been alive. Deceased customers were charged fees for personal adviser services, in one case for more than …

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Life of spy: Ghost of Philby hovers over book

She remembers the excitement of being met at the airport by men in grey suits, who would place a flashing blue light on top of the car and whizz her family to the gated apartment block where Philby lived – “it was actually lovely and not that typical drab Soviet …

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How Germany closed its coal industry without sacking a single miner

Now Germany is beginning the process of ending its brown coal industry and shutting down the energy plants that it feeds so it can meet its agreements under the Paris climate accord. Some see Germany’s audacious decommissioning of the industry as a model from which Australian has much to learn. …

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