DAF takes brakes off future

Why is the DAF range such a quiet and relatively low-volume achiever in Australia, when it is top-of-the-tree in Europe against the very same brands that give it a hiding here? Some of the answer may lie at the feet of the local arm of its PACCAR parent company’s local …

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Simmons forced off court with back injury

Philadelphia star Ben Simmons has been scheduled to have an MRI on his aching back after being forced from the court five minutes into a 119-98 NBA loss to Milwaukee. Simmons winced in pain after going up for a lay-up and hobbled from the court straight to the locker room. …

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Pressure keeps Fremantle at top of AFLW table

Fremantle may not use terms like unsociable and hard, but coach Trent Cooper is happy to admit the Dockers take pride in their pressure. The Dockers were beaten in almost every statistic by Collingwood, but finished on top in two – the tackle count and score. Fremantle’s 5.3 (33) to …

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South Sudan’s rival leaders form govt

A new chapter has opened in South Sudan’s fragile emergence from civil war as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many pray will last this time around. A day after President Salva Kiir dissolved the previous government, opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn in as his deputy on Saturday. …

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Qld, NT set for cyclone to hit Monday

Residents of two states are battening down the hatches as a slow-moving tropical low threatens to develop into Cyclone Esther in the Gulf of Carpentaria near the Northern Territory-Queensland border. The tropical low in the Gulf’s centre is predicted to strengthen to category 1 system on Sunday afternoon, the Bureau …

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Vigil to be held for Brisbane family

A vigil is being organised to mourn the lives of Hannah Clarke and her three children who died after their car was set alight on Wednesday. The vigil is set to be held at 5pm on Sunday at Bill Hewitt Reserve in Camp Hill, while Brisbane’s Story Bridge, Victoria Bridge …

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