Spring storms bring rain, hail to Perth

Just when you thought spring had settled in, this happens. After a sunny Wednesday, Perth woke to grey skies and rain, followed later in the day by hail in parts of the metropolitan area. While temperatures reached highs of 29C on Wednesday the mercury dropped by more than 10C on …

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Geldof calls Trump and Putin ‘gang bosses’

Bob Geldof has branded world leaders including Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin “gang bosses”, as he slated the rise of nationalism and populism. The rocker and long-standing political activist claimed the presidents of the US and Russia, along with Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Hungarian …

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Australia on verge of losing Test series to Pakistan

Nothing short of a miracle will be enough for Australia to avoid a crushing defeat in the second Test after Pakistan’s batsmen showed no mercy in the series-decider. Australia require a mammoth 538 to win after Pakistan declared their second innings at 9-400 late on day three in Abu Dhabi. …

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Russian duo Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev charged with battery and hooliganism | Football News

Last Updated: 18/10/18 6:44pm 1:09 Russian internationals Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have been charged with battery and hooliganism Russian internationals Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev have been charged with battery and hooliganism Zenit St Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev have been charged with battery and …

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Head of NAB next bank CEO to be questioned

The head of National Australia Bank is set to be grilled by federal politicians about the “appalling behaviour” uncovered at the banking royal commission. Andrew Thorburn will face the House of Representatives economics committee at a public hearing in Canberra on Friday. He is the final chief executive from the …

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Guthrie, ABC prepare for legal stoush

The ABC is facing legal action from former managing director Michelle Guthrie after she was sacked from the top job last month. Ms Guthrie began legal proceedings over her dismissal by filing papers with the Fair Work Commission ombudsman on Monday. She has lodged a general protections application and is …

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