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Aubameyang double helps Arsenal beat Chelsea for 14th FA Cup trophy

Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to help his side secure a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday for a record-extending 14th crown in the competition – and a spot in next season’s Europa League. Victory at an empty Wembley Stadium earned Mikel Arteta …

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‘Trying time’: Australia races to help PNG fight virus resurgence

Australia is now sending a medical assistance team (AUSMAT) of specialists and crisis response staff to Port Moresby. In a statement, Alex Hawke, minister for international development and the Pacific, said this team would help improve lab testing, case management, infection control, triage and emergency management, but would first have …

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Three children among five killed in Nepal monsoon landslides

Kathmandu: Five people including three children were killed in two landslides in Nepal, raising to 175 the toll of dead since the monsoon season began in May, a home ministry official said on Saturday. A 30-year-old woman and her three children, aged between 10 months and nine years, were killed …

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Thousands march in Berlin against coronavirus restrictions

The protests followed a rallying call from Michael Ballweg, an entrepreneur and political outsider who has organised similar rallies in Stuttgart and is running to become mayor of the southwestern city. Police filed a complaint against the organiser for failing to ensure marchers wore masks and kept their distance. Mainstream …

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Those who came, who lived and loved and are gone

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size They built modern Australia, often coming from other countries to win a different future for themselves and their families. They risked much and achieved more than they could have imagined. Here we pay tribute to four of them. Maria Vasilakis Maria Vasilakis …

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Fashion, features and function. Why you won’t find these masks at 7-Eleven

In response, companies and designers have flooded the market with alternatives to the common throwaway surgical masks that spurred Kawanishi to action. Inventors have dreamed up masks with motorised air purifiers, Bluetooth speakers and even sanitisers that kill germs by heating the face covering (but hopefully not the face) to …

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‘Sordid details’: Judge rips into Maxwell as sealed documents emerge

The judge ruled last week that the documents should be unsealed. “The Court is troubled – but not surprised – that Ms Maxwell has yet again sought to muddy the water as the clock clicks closer to midnight,” Preska wrote in a filing denying a request from Maxwell’s lawyers for …

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MP says women in politics want ‘bad behaviour to stop’

“It’s been just amazing,” says the government whip and MP for Boothby in South Australia. “My experience this week has been beyond anything that I imagined; the incredible bipartisan support I’ve received has been so encouraging.” Labor women including Kate Ellis, Senator Nita Green, Anika Wells, Kate Thwaites, Peta Murphy, …

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