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Albanese pushes ALP to expel CFMEU’s Setka

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese says Victorian union boss John Setka’s conduct is bringing the entire ALP into disrepute and he should be expelled. In a letter to the ALP’s national secretary Noah Carroll, Mr Albanese urges the national executive to expel Mr Setka at a National Executive meeting on July …

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Czechs demand PM quit in huge protest

An estimated 250,000 Czechs have rallied in Prague to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, the biggest show of public discontent since the 1989 Velvet Revolution which overthrew Communism. The rally in Letna park on Sunday was the culmination of a series of demonstrations in recent weeks against …

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Ashleigh Barty claims world No.1 ranking

Ashleigh Barty is the first Australian woman to seize the world No.1 tennis ranking in almost half a century after claiming her third title of a phenomenal 2019 season. Barty cast friendship aside to down her German doubles partner Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in Sunday’s final of the Birmingham Classic …

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Tennis ace’s quiet beers for Barty party

Humble champion Ashleigh Barty was planning a typically low-key celebration with “a beer or two” after becoming Australia’s first women’s world No.1 tennis player in almost half a century. All class after claiming her third title of a phenomenal 2019 season, Barty has crowned her extraordinary comeback from a 21-month …

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Boris: I won’t ‘bottle it’ on Brexit date

Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by Halloween, in what will be seen as an attempt to refocus attention from his private life. The UK Tory leadership candidate appeared to deliver a retort to his rival to be prime minister as he vowed to not “bottle it” …

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NZ central bank seeks reports from ANZ

ANZ New Zealand has pledged to co-operate with requests from the country’s central bank to provide two reports assuring it is operating in a prudent manner. The first report will cover ANZ NZ’s compliance with the Reserve Bank’s current and historical capital adequacy requirements The second will assess the effectiveness …

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