Arsenal bracing for stern Man United test

Arsenal produced their best display yet under Unai Emery in their weekend Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur but the Spaniard said they would have to prove their mettle again in Wednesday’s trip to Manchester United. Arsenal beat Spurs 4-2 at home to leapfrog their north London rivals into fourth …

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Navigate the city in a Suzuki Swift

Of all the cars I’ve been lucky enough to test for WestWHEELS this year, my favourite was possibly the Suzuki Swift Sport. For $25,490 plus on-road costs you get a load of turbocharged, go-karting fun and in my week behind its wheel in March, I struggled to wipe a smile …

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SpaceX launches rocket with 64 satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever “rideshare” mission by a US-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket …

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ResMed to spend $US225 on asthma tech

Dual-listed ResMed has announced its second major digital acquisition in a month, with the sleep device manufacturer to spend $US225 million ($A306 million) on asthma and pulmonary specialist Propeller Health. ResMed, which paid $US750 million for health software provider MatrixCare in November, will allow the Wisconsin-based Propellor Health to operate …

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Breakthrough in search for Belinda Peisley

Women’s clothing – including underwear matching the size of missing NSW mother Belinda Peisley – has been found buried beneath her former Blue Mountains home. Police made the discovery on Monday, at the start of a fresh three-day forensic dig at the property in Katoomba. Ms Peisley hasn’t been seen …

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MPs want curbs on miners to protect staff, suppliers

A panel of Federal coalition and Labor politicians looking into the mining industry has unanimously called for sweeping changes that would blunt the power of large corporations over small businesses and employees. The inquiry into resource sector support for regional businesses has made recommendations on employment law, business contracts and …

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One-fifth of WA crop bound for the east

CBH Group expects up to three million tonnes of grain — equivalent to 100 shiploads and one-fifth of WA’s expected harvest — will be sent to the Eastern States over the year to July, to fill voids created by the drought. CBH general manager of operations David Capper said the …

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