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Boris Johnson’s Conservatives hire Kiwi gurus who worked on Morrison’s shock win

Sean Topham Moving Guerin, 24 and Topham, 28 into campaign headquarters as creative consultants coincides with their agency establishing itself in London and rebranding from Topham Guerin to TG. Insiders said the campaign video launched at Boris Johnson’s set-piece speech made at the Tory party conference last week was vintage …

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Orora agrees to sell its Australasian fibre business for $1.72 billion

Orora chairman Chris Roberts said the business had been a key part of the company since Orora was listed on the ASX six years ago but had now “reached maturity” and would “benefit from the synergies and other value enhancements available to Nippon Paper as a strategic acquirer”. Loading Orora …

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Events cancelled, players uneasy as NBA-China stoush escalates

Outside the team hotel, workers tore down massive banners advertising the game and players are reportedly uneasy about the situation. The NBA controversy also comes against the backdrop of a US-China trade war that escalated after Washington imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials on Tuesday. Silver said on Tuesday the …

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Creative’s PC soundbar is loud and clear, if a little odd

It’s hard to put a good man down. I’ve received a series of emails from a 65-year-old (“plus”) reader whose doctor has given him 12 months to live. Best emails all year. He’s a retired headbanger into Metallica, Nightwish (me too), Status Quo, DragonForce and “heaps of electric guitar”, playing …

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LG’s 8K, 88-inch TV is an incredible television at an obscene price

Featuring the biggest OLED panel currently available, in the highest resolution available, LG’s new 88-inch (2.2-metre) 8K TV is arguably the most advanced television on the market. OLED provides the best picture quality by far, of current technology, and seeing 8K images on this display is simply jaw dropping. But …

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Commuters furious as climate activists again disrupt morning peak-hour

At a second location on the King Street Bridge, near Flinders Street, protesters said they had glued themselves to the road. An organiser of the Spencer Street protest said the activists laying down were willing to be arrested and would have to be cut out from the locked plastic pipes. …

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‘Significant’ flooding at CBD tower forces 170 residents from homes

Dozens of people dressed in pyjamas or hastily cobbled outfits congregated in the foyer on Thursday morning, some of them trying to catch up on sleep. One 19th-floor resident, Vicky, said the alarm began blaring about 6am. When she opened the door to the hallway, she was greeted by a …

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‘It’s disappointing’: Terry Daniher weighs in on Joe trade

Joe is Anthony’s son and because Anthony played 100 games for both Essendon and the Swans, Joe had the choice of which club he wanted to play for under the father-son rule before starting his AFL career. He ultimately opted for the Bombers, but now wants to head to the …

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Warnings against ‘massive jolt’ if tax agents forced to retrain

The tax board and Australian Taxation Office have focused on weeding out rogue agents over the past year, with additional funding to target agent-prepared tax returns which over-claim entitlements. Loading The tax office has previously said it will use new functions in its data-matching capabilities to identify at-risk agents. The …

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