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Chelsea euphoria as Kerr fires women to top, men through to Champions League final

Even with talisman Sergio Ramos back after missing the home leg they were outplayed by Thomas Tuchel’s side again as the German continued his stunning impact in west London to become the first coach to reach back to back Champions League finals with different clubs. Chelsea should have killed the …

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Bezos sells $3.2 billion of Amazon shares and signals more coming

The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos sold about $US2.5 billion ($3.2 billion) of Amazon.com stock, his first big disposal this year after offloading more than $US10 billion worth of shares in 2020. Bezos sold around 739,000 shares this week under a pre-arranged trading plan, according to US Securities and Exchange …

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British navy dispatched as France threatens ‘retaliation’ over fishing rights

The fishermen – angered by Jersey’s decision to place new restrictions on fishing licences permitting access to its waters – have threatened to bring the island “to its knees”. Didier Leguelinel, from the Normandy fishing committee, warned: “The general feeling is that we have been insulted by the Jersey government.” …

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WA’s border to NSW remains open after mystery COVID-19 case surfaces in Sydney

WA’s border to New South Wales remains open but West Australians who recently visited exposure sites in Sydney need to get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days, WA’s Chief Health Officer says. Dr Andrew Robertson issued the health advice late on Wednesday after a man, aged in his 50s, …

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Victorians from NSW exposure sites ordered to quarantine as more cases expected

The list of exposure sites issued by NSW Health includes shops and restaurants in Sydney CBD, Paddington, Bondi Junction, Annandale, Casula, Mascot, Silverwater, Rushcutters Bay, Moore Park, Rose Bay, Brookvale, Collaroy, Balgowlah and Double Bay. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the mysterious origins of the man’s infection meant she expected …

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‘A big test’: Fogarty knows what Blues must do to upset Bulldogs

Carlton need to improve their ability to defend if they are to challenge the top teams in the competition, according to in-form small forward Lachie Fogarty. He says the Blues are yet to put together the sort of four-quarter performance needed to upset the Bulldogs this Sunday at Marvel Stadium, …

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Qantas to keep head office in Sydney, Jetstar in Melbourne

Qantas will keep its head office in Sydney and its budget arm Jetstar based in Melbourne after extracting tax waivers and other subsidies from governments desperate to keep jobs in their states. The airline announced a review of its property footprint in September in the wake of its $2.7 billion …

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Mining titans push ASX above 7100; Tech stocks battered again

Ferry, bus and cruise operator SeaLink is bussing it to Western Australia with the strategic $85 million acquisition of Go West Tours. The $2.1 billion Sealink this morning announced it had added Go West to its network of public transport and leisure travel assets for an enterprise value of $84.7 …

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Student’s stark warning after drink spiked with date rape drug at Perth house party

Blood tests confirmed Shae had been drugged with GHB – gamma hydroxybutyrate – a drug common in the dance and party scene. It’s also known as a date rape drug because users might not notice it slipped into their drink. Overdose is a major risk with GHB. In 2019, three …

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