Holy super slippery speedster, Batman

A once-in-a-generation stayer affectionately known as Batman is set to light up Cannington on WA’s biggest night of greyhound racing. Tornado Tears, a winner at 22 of 32 starts, is the raging $1.12 favourite with TABtouch for tonight’s Group 1 Galaxy (715m). The son of Fernando Bale showcased his freakish …

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Perth teacher faces jail for sex with schoolgirls

A young female arts teacher who took her students on trips to the beach faces 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to 48 sex offences against two female pupils. The Weekend West can today reveal sordid details of the case that has rocked the education system after the 28-year-old …

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Cholera reported in cyclone-ravaged Africa

Cholera cases have been reported in the Mozambican city of Beira, adding a risk of deadly illnesses for hundreds of thousands of people scrambling for shelter, food and water after catastrophic flooding in southern Africa. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says there is …

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R. Kelly’s Dubai concerts put on hold

An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his lawyer asked a judge for more time to provide details about concerts the R&B singer wants to perform in Dubai. A Chicago pre-trial hearing briefly touched on a defence motion asking the judge to approve Kelly’s travel, portraying him …

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