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Prince Harry, Meghan believe Queen hasn’t taken ‘ownership of race allegations’

She also suggested that when she had felt suicidal, the institution had failed to help her. However, Harry insisted: “I would never blindside my grandmother, I have too much respect for her.” The Queen reacted to the interview by insisting that the couple’s allegations would be “taken very seriously”. “The …

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Werewolf saved from a turkey

Just to clarify. “The Lone Ranger would leave a silver bullet (C8) as a calling card,” says Matt Glendenning of Brooklyn. “A silver bullet, however, is what is needed to kill a werewolf. I’m pretty sure the two facts are unrelated, but that’s a movie I wouldn’t mind watching!” It …

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As it happened: NSW records 633 new local COVID-19 cases, three deaths, cases increase in Victoria, ACT; first Australian repatriation flight lands in Afghanistan

Thanks for following our live blog of the day’s news. Here’s a recap: NSW recorded 633 local COVID-19 cases, the highest the state has recorded as Premier Gladys Berejiklian warned the numbers would increase. Nearly 500 of the cases were recorded in western Sydney. Of the 9280 cases since the …

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‘Torrid three months’: Qld faces single-case lockdowns until jab rate jumps

The proportion of Queenslanders who have had one dose is less than every state except Western Australia, and children are still ineligible to get vaccinated, despite increased infection rates among the young amid the latest outbreaks. This meant Dr Young’s decision to keep south-east Queensland density restrictions and slightly eased …

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NSW to hit 2000 cases a day if virus continues to spread at current rate

“Stay at home. Don’t break the rules, everybody knows what they mean. Just a small number of people are choosing to ignore what the rules are.” Around 550 of the new cases are young people and workers in western and south-west Sydney, where movement between households remains one of the …

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No send-off games for Hooker, Zaharakis, Carlisle to finish up at Saints

Essendon stalwarts David Zaharakis and Cale Hooker will not be given send-off games against Collingwood this weekend and have likely played their last matches for the club. Hooker has already announced his retirement and has been supplanted in Essendon’s best side by ex-Gold Coast forward Peter Wright and youngster Harrison …

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‘Difficult situation’: WA won’t waver on COVID-19 stance in grand final pitch

“We have not had any breaches in terms of any infection control, so they have to meet all of those standards,” told 6PR in Perth. “I am confident if everything tracks well, that it can be done safely.” The commissioner said any VIPs who wanted to attend the grand final …

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Ghosts of Eels’ salary cap saga resurrected in new legal action

One of the firms inadvertently caught up in Parramatta’s salary cap scandal has commenced legal action against the club after going into liquidation. Blackcitrus has started Supreme Court proceedings against the Eels over digital services provided to the club. The business, which counted the Eels as its biggest client, has …

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‘Great success’: CA responds to uncertainty over Langer’s future

“He is contracted as head coach through to the middle of next year with the focus now on a successful T20 World Cup campaign followed by the home Ashes defence in what is one of the most anticipated Series and summers of cricket in Australia for many years. “Like many …

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