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Melbourne drops to 8th on world liveability index

Melbourne has dropped from second to eighth place on the global liveability index, with city rankings around the world affected by the responses of governments to COVID-19. The Economist’s 2021 survey found that Auckland in New Zealand was the world’s most livable city while Australian cities Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane …

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Meghan’s new picture book panned as ‘semi-literate vanity project’

The book’s jacket describes Meghan, the actor formerly known as Meghan Markle, as “a mother, wife, feminist, and activist” committed to “activating compassion in communities across the world. She currently resides in her home state of California with her family, two dogs, and a growing flock of rescue chickens.” In …

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ASX gains fade; Brickworks jumps 9%, supermarkets wane

There were some misses in the Asian and Australian economic data released today that can partially explain why markets are subdued. Not only the ASX, which is down 0.1 per cent, but the Nikkei is down 0.3 per cent, the Hang Seng is up 0.1 per cent, and China’s CSI300 …

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Man arrested, drugs and cash seized in latest Ironside raid

Police have arrested a man and seized drugs, cash and a weapon after a raid in Melbourne’s north-west in connection with Operation Ironside. Firearms unit officers and Australian Federal Police allegedly found 6.5 kilograms of cannabis, more than 100 grams of drugs in tablet and powder form, a stun gun …

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Fastly internet chaos highlights just how vulnerable websites are

While these setups usually work perfectly, their complexity means that even a simple error in a configuration file can trigger chain reactions of outages. For users, most of whom rarely need to think about how the internet works, that can come as a shock. Loading “People believe that somehow things …

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Sport shorts: Giroud at double after Benzema scare, Stuttgart ace’s revelation

It was also the youngest ever in Spain’s history with an average age of 22 years and 102 days, and they gave senior coach Luis Enrique food for thought should he require any replacements if there are multiple COVID-19 cases or injuries. “It was an unbeatable night,” forward Puado said. …

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Lloyd Webber vows to open new musical with full house, even if illegal

The composer insisted he had seen scientific proof that theatres did not spread coronavirus and threatened legal action against the government if the Prime Minister did not stick to his reopening plan. Cinderella, with an ensemble cast of 34, is only commercially viable if audience capacity is dramatically lifted. Under …

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Narkle to make contract decision at season’s end

Quinton Narkle and the Cats are in discussions about the 23-year-old’s future beyond 2021, however the midfielder is not expected to make a decision about his next contract until season’s end. His manager Ralph Carr confirmed the in-form on-baller was in no rush to make a call, telling The Age …

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Not sorry: Pipeline CEO defends ransomware payout to avoid ‘pandemonium’

His appearance before the Senate comes as the US government considers possible measures to address the ransomware attacks that have been launched against thousands of businesses as well as state and local government agencies. “We’ve got to recognise these ransomware attacks for what they are. It’s a serious national security …

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‘Can’t get a break’: ransom recovery sends bitcoin tumbling towards key level

One threshold is $US30,000, a level the coin briefly touched last month during a brutal selloff. But breaching that round-number level, could trigger another wave of selling given the lack of technical support between $US20,000 and $US30,000. On the other hand, bitcoin’s relative strength index is signalling that the token …

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