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Israel’s fury after Ben & Jerry’s vows to stop selling in West Bank

While noting it would not serve Israeli-occupied areas, it said it would continue to provide ice-cream in Israel “through a different arrangement”. A number of companies, most notably beverage company SodaStream, have closed factories in the occupied West Bank but few have targeted Israeli consumers living there. An Israeli works …

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‘Active threat’: China’s cyber-intrusion on British MPs exposed

Loading Earlier this year, IPAC reported to Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre, a major cyber attack it had suffered in March, which took down its website for several hours. Junior minister James Cleverly said he would not discuss intelligence in public. Cleverly was responding to urgent questions from backbenchers about …

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Could a Jeff Bezos space flight unite America? You gotta be dreaming

Even now he was thinking of the vision that captivated him as a teenager. Rather than simply make money hurtling wealthy tourists into the atmosphere, Bezos said his ultimate goal was to shift all of Earth’s polluting industry to outer space – an idea that may strike you as charmingly …

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Narrow majority of voters wants lockdowns phased out as vaccination rate grows

Another 10 per cent opposed the idea and 10 per cent strongly opposed it. A subsequent question asked: “Others have suggested that it is unfair to grant some people extra freedoms when not all Australians, especially those aged under 40 years, have been given access to vaccines yet. What is …

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Car parks program shows country on a ‘corruption slippery slope’

The government is yet to respond to the submissions and put the bill to Parliament. Professor Brown said the government should give its integrity commission stronger powers to deal with cases of “soft” corruption. “There is nothing to fear from greater transparency. The opportunity to show leadership has been laid …

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Snap Shot: A Giant journey from Rooty Hill RSL to Barbados

Geoff Parker played three games under Sheedy in 1987 and 1989 in the middle of a first-class cricket career with Victoria and South Australia. The Bombers also used pick 19 in 1987 to draft Jamie Cox, but could not convince him his future lay more in football than cricket. Cox, …

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Port and Crows flying east to play Pies and Hawks, Saint Marshall out

Port Adelaide and Adelaide will fly to Melbourne on Tuesday to play Collingwood and Hawthorn despite having their initial attempt to flee to Victoria scuppered in a dramatic day of AFL fixture and border-hopping drama. The Power will play Collingwood at 7.10 on Friday night, while the Crows will meet …

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Infections declare COVID Games open

On the same day, Victoria recorded 52,283 tests for 16 cases. NSW recorded 62,860 tests and 78 cases, a positive infection rate of 0.12 per cent. Thousands of Olympians, officials and media arriving in Tokyo have been required to complete free daily COVID tests but for members of the public …

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Australia news LIVE: NSW records 78 new local COVID-19 cases; Victoria lockdown extension confirmed; SA to begin week-long lockdown

NSW Health has confirmed the local government area of Orange in the central west region of NSW will go into a seven-day lockdown from midnight tonight, after a person from the COVID-19 hotspot of south-west Sydney visited the area while infectious with the virus. The lockdown will also affect residents …

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