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New Remainer alliance may push Johnson into the Brexit deal they dread

The Johnson government has been painted as a bunch of hard-core Brexit idealists but they have a proven ability to hold their noses and pick a least-worst option, when it comes to the crunch. The crunch is coming. Johnson has promised to do a new deal with Brussels or embrace …

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‘Very alarming’: Denise Ho doubles down on NGV censorship claims

Loading “It makes you wonder whether only Chinese artists who are smiled upon by the regime will be welcomed into the NGV. Is that now the case? The NGV is currently running a high-profile exhibition of ancient Terracotta warriors on loan from China. The gallery did not respond to questions …

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Berlin execution-style killing ‘may be another Skripal case’

He was killed on Friday morning while walking through Berlin’s Kleintiergarten park on his way to pray in a local mosque. Zelimkhan KhangoshviliCredit:Chechen Charity and Human Rights Association Witnesses described how his assailant shot him twice in the head from behind before fleeing on a bicycle. “There are indications this …

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In the case of these half-hour TV shows, less is definitely more

The Classic Sitcom: Seinfeld (Stan, nine seasons)There are 180 episodes available of what became the definitive 1990s comedy, and in the two decades since it ended the show about nothing can nonetheless produce one memorable, catchphrase-ready episode after another. Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld are smart enough never to return …

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WA women work extra 100 days a year for same pay: And yes, they’re asking for raises

According to KPMG Australia, this discrepancy is due largely to gender discrimination; it’s not overt, it’s systemic. “The research shows that systemic discrimination remains a persistent feature of the workforce, with variable levels of human capital endowment between men and women explaining only a small proportion of the gender pay …

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‘West Australians should not ponder euthanasia due to lack of care’: End of life specialists

Royal Perth Hospital only provided specialist palliative care during office hours, according to Professor Doug Bridge, who was the head of palliative care at the hospital and was a visiting specialist in regional WA. “I worked at Royal Perth for 20 years as head of department and still five years …

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Grow old in style: Aged care facility planned for Cottesloe has $100 million view

The current building. Credit:Taylor Burrell Barnett Residents not busy admiring the commanding ocean views can head to the cinema, beauty salon or “wellness” room. The second floor will also have a pool and roof terrace lounge described as “a secure landscape level for dementia residence”, which will get good sunlight …

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Woman allegedly stabs multiple people and her own daughter at NSW supermarket

A woman is being assessed in a NSW hospital after she allegedly stabbed a number of people, including her own child, with a sheathed knife. The 26-year-old woman, who was allegedly armed with a knife and accompanied by her five-year-old daughter, had been walking along a road in Salamander Bay, …

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Mooy plays first full game for Brighton & Hove Albion in League Cup

Loading Colchester United stunned Palace on penalties after a goalless draw at Selhurst Park, with Noah Chilvers scoring the decisive kick as the League Two side scored all five from the spot. Norwich were dumped by Crawley Town as Bez Lubala’s deflected first-half strike in 18 minutes was enough. Sheffield …

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Australia-based Jeffrey Epstein accuser says Prince Andrew ‘knows what he did’

Roberts Giuffre says she was recruited to perform sexual acts on Epstein when she was a 15-year-old working at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. Virginia Giuffre, then Roberts, claimed for years that she was recruited by Jeffrey Epstein’s associate Ghislaine Maxwell to give Epstein massages when she was a teenager. …

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