World Cup 2018: France beats Croatia to win World Cup final

France has clinched its second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow featuring a series of firsts and a pitch invasion. France led 2-1 at halftime courtesy of the first own-goal and the first video- reviewed penalty in a World Cup final. …

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Gabba name to stay in future naming deal

Brisbane’s cricket ground will remain known as The Gabba even if naming rights are sold to help pay for a much needed face lift, the Queensland government says. Selling rights to the iconic but outdated stadium for $2 million a year is being proposed as one of the ways the …

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Power set to turn to makeshift ruck duo

Port Adelaide forwards Justin Westhoff and Charlie Dixon are set to renew their makeshift ruck combination after Paddy Ryder was struck down with a hip injury on Sunday. Ryder injured his hip flexor early in the second quarter of the shock nine-point loss to Fremantle in Perth. The Power were …

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Eyes turn skyward for rare Titan eclipse

Eyes turn skyward for rare Titan eclipse The West Australian Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon Perth stargazers hope to get closer to answering the universe’s most intriguing question by monitoring a rare, four-minute event on Wednesday night.

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WA magistrates shun State Government four-year pay freeze

Magistrates on more than $320,000 a year begged the State Government to back down from its pay freeze for senior public officials, telling Attorney-General John Quigley the four-year Budget savings measure was “unfair” on them. In a letter from the Magistrates’ Society of WA to Mr Quigley in January obtained …

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Scorchers men’s team to play curtain-raiser for women at Optus Stadium

Cricket fans are in for a Boxing Day treat, with a double-header men’s and women’s Big Bash League fixture to be played at Optus Stadium. Perth Scorchers men’s team will host Adelaide Strikers in the afternoon, a curtain-raiser to the women’s game under lights against Brisbane Heat. The women’s team …

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Trouble erupts in Paris following France’s World Cup win | Football News

Last Updated: 15/07/18 11:52pm French police attempt to diffuse disturbances on the Champs-Elysees following France’s World Cup win Police used tear gas as violence erupted in Paris following France’s World Cup win over Croatia on Sunday night.   Windows were broken on the Champs Elysees, and objects including bottles and chairs …

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Hotline to dob in dodgy directors who skip on bills

Dodgy company directors who skip on their bills are costing small businesses, workers and taxpayers more than $5 billion a year, according to figures from the tax office, prompting a crackdown on the practice of so-called corporate phoenixing. The Federal Government is set to step up its campaign against dodgy …

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Stars line up to give closer view of Saturn’s moon Titan

Perth stargazers hope to get closer to answering the universe’s most intriguing question by monitoring a rare, four-minute astronomical event on Wednesday night. Whether there is life beyond Earth will be central in the thoughts of those watching and recording Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan, and the atmosphere around it as …

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