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  • 58 mins Tigers spoiled for choice to replace Ellis Adelaidenow |AFL
    Maurice Rioli Jr’s presence at Richmond training on Thursday was the perfect symbol for coach Damien Hardwick’s challenges ahead. ... more
  • 58 mins Port makes running start to Queensland training camp Adelaidenow |AFL
    Port Adelaide has hit the training track in Queensland for day one of its second consecutive pre-season camp on the Sunshine Coast. ... more
  • 58 mins Canterbury tips: Why bloodlines hold the key Adelaidenow |Sport
    Chad Lever and Claire Nutman, who tied the knot in New York’s Central Park, can make Friday night a similarly happy occasion at Sydney’s Canterbury Park if diminutive mare Meditate can remain unbeaten after her first visit to the big smoke. ... more
  • 58 mins Cruel double blow for luckless Kiwi debutant Adelaidenow |Sport
    After being cruelly robbed of Steve Smith as his first Test wicket, Lockie Ferguson has added injury to insult by breaking down with a calf injury. ... more
  • 58 mins New Wallabies coach’s back-room team in place Adelaidenow |Sport
    Former England attack coach Scott Wisemantel on Thursday joined the Wallabies staff as new coach Dave Rennie builds his a fresh backroom team. ... more
  • 58 mins Trainers agree Quackerjack the one to catch Adelaidenow |Sport
    It will be the mouth-watering clash of the Country Championships winner and Provincial Championships victor in Saturday’s $250,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. ... more
  • 58 mins Freakish prediction in 81-year Aussie first Adelaidenow |Sport
    Australian pair Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith have put on a masterclass on the first day of the first Test in Perth but a late New Zealand fightback has brought some life back into the match. ... more
  • 58 mins ‘Uh-oh’: Wild over sparks match-fixing fear Adelaidenow |Sport
    A bizarre sequence of play in the Bangladesh Premier League has drawn accusations of match fixing. ... more
  • 58 mins Fowler still seeking Roar potential Adelaidenow |Sport
    He’s one of the highest paid coaches in the A-League but the jury is still out on whether Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler knows what he’s doing at Brisbane Roar. ... more
  • 58 mins Taipans and Perth produce another blockbuster Adelaidenow |Sport
    For the third time this season, the Perth Wildcats and Cairns Taipans have produced a memorable NBL contest on Thursday night in the Far North. ... more
  • 58 mins Major roadblock holding Sydney from pink ball future Adelaidenow |Sport
    Sydney may already be too pink for a pink ball Test. ... more
  • 59 mins Saudi Arabia’s $2.73 trillion in ‘seconds’ Adelaidenow |Biz
    When Saudi Aramco made its share market debut yesterday, it sent the company’s value soaring to record-smashing figures within seconds. ... more
  • 59 mins $201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act Adelaidenow |Biz
    Tradie Steve Thomson became an overnight multi-millionaire just weeks ago following a mind-blowing $A201 million lottery win. ... more
  • 59 mins Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts Adelaidenow |Biz
    A female teacher’s aide in the US has been sacked and arrested after security footage emerged allegedly showing her having sex with two teenage schoolboys. ... more
  • 59 mins UK PM breaks election day tradition Adelaidenow |Biz
    The UK is heading to the polls on Thursday for the country's third general election in five years.  ... more
  • 1 hour Wheelchair User Knocked Over as Police Charge Protesters in Rennes Adelaidenow
    Police charged pension-reform protesters in Rennes on December 12, knocking a wheelchair user to the ground as they did so, video from the scene shows. Strikes and protests in France against the Macron government’s proposed pension reforms have disrupted transport and services for the past week, and brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets. The December 12 gathering in Rennes was met with a heavy police presence, after a number of storefronts were vandalized during previous protests. Video here from a students’ union shows police charging at the protesters. In the melee, a wheelchair user is seen knocked to the ... more
  • 1 hour School delight at $3 million upgrade Adelaidenow
    Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville has visited Leopold Primary School to open its $3.22 million upgrade. ... more
  • 1 hour City’s Spine crisis threatens State funding future Adelaidenow
    Any move by Geelong council to unravel the city’s $8 million Malop St Green Spine after just 18 months has been labelled as “unacceptable” by a prominent State Government Minister. ... more
  • 1 hour What Victorians are struggling to pay for over Xmas Adelaidenow
    Victorians are feeling the festive financial pinch as the gift-giving season comes with an expensive price tag, a survey­ has found. ... more
  • 1 hour Terrifying odds on White Island recovery Adelaidenow
    New Zealand police will undertake a risky recovery operation for the remaining bodies on White Island despite it being more likely than not there will be another eruption. ... more
  • 1 hour UK general election ‘is a wild card’ Adelaidenow's Alexis Carey says the upcoming UK general election is a "wild card" as to who will come out victorious. After a marathon six-week campaign, polls have opened across UK for the third general election in under five years. When all the votes are counted after the polls close, a party needs 326 seats for a majority in the Commons without relying on support from smaller parties. "Who knows what's going to happen in this case," Ms Carey told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. Image: Getty ... more
  • 1 hour Police plea for driver safety Adelaidenow
    Dangerous drivers are on notice as police plead for motorists to take care after a horror year on the roads. ... more
  • 1 hour Council slammed over tea rooms Adelaidenow
    Surf Coast Shire Council has been accused of scoring “an own goal” over its plans to turn the former Winchelsea Tea Rooms into a new cultural centre. ... more
  • 1 hour FIRST-CLASS HONOURS Adelaidenow
    IN Grosvenor Street alongside the University of Tasmania’s Sandy Bay campus, a boutique apartment complex has been a smash hit with one specific buyer demographic. ... more
  • 1 hour Geelong asthma trial could save lives Adelaidenow
    Geelong researchers will lead a groundbreaking new trial that could save lives and significantly reduce the number of young children hospitalised with severe asthma. ... more
  • 4 hours Fast News: Today’s top stories Adelaidenow
    NZ authorities will begin to retrieve bodies from the White Island volcano on Friday and voters in the UK head to the polls for the third general election in under five years. ... more
  • 4 hours Taliban attack stopped with air strikes Adelaidenow
    Taliban militants who attacked the largest US military base in Afghanistan and barricaded themselves in a building nearby were killed in a series of air strikes, a spokesman for the NATO-led Resolute Support mission says. ... more
  • 4 hours Legal royalty team up on parole board Adelaidenow
    High-profile defence barrister Lindy Powell QC has been appointed as deputy presiding member of the Parole Board of SA. ... more
  • 4 hours Russia expels two German diplomats Adelaidenow
    Russia has expelled two German diplomats in what it calls a standard diplomatic response to a similar move by Germany last week and says it hopes a dispute over the killing of a Georgian citizen in Berlin will not damage ties further. ... more
  • 4 hours Saudi Arabia’s $2.73 trillion in ‘seconds’ Adelaidenow
    When Saudi Aramco made its share market debut yesterday, it sent the company’s value soaring to record-smashing figures within seconds. ... more
  • 4 hours The public understand this is ‘the Brexit election’ Adelaidenow
    The UK public understand that Thursday's general election is fundamentally about the future of Brexit, according to former foreign minister Alexander Downer. Voters are going to the polls in the third general election in the UK in under five years - and the fourth in under a decade. After a six-week campaign, voters will decide whether the Conservative Party's Boris Johnson or Labour's Jeremy Corbyn will form a government for up to five years. The two parties have two different Brexit policies: the Conservatives have vowed to exit the European union by January 31st while Labour will hold a second ... more
  • 4 hours Hunted man’s desperate mercy plea Adelaidenow
    As a valued reader of the Townsville Bulletin, here is an exclusive look at tomorrow’s front and back pages tonight. ... more
  • 4 hours Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts Adelaidenow
    A female teacher’s aide in the US has been sacked and arrested after security footage emerged allegedly showing her having sex with two teenage schoolboys. ... more
  • 4 hours $201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act Adelaidenow
    Tradie Steve Thomson became an overnight multi-millionaire just weeks ago following a mind-blowing $A201 million lottery win. ... more
  • 4 hours British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in general election Adelaidenow
    Corbyn, 70, has promised as part of his election campaign, higher public spending, nationalisation of key services, taxes on the wealthy and another referendum on Brexit. ... more
  • 5 hours Test great pleads guilty to serious charge Adelaidenow |Sport
    Test cricket great Stuart MacGill has pleaded guilty to a serious drink-driving charge in a Manly Local Court on Thursday after blowing close to three times the legal limit last month. ... more
  • 5 hours Team USA can’t follow valiant Tiger’s lead Adelaidenow |Sport
    A vintage six-birdie Tiger Woods clinic was the only bright light on a grim opening day for the American team. ... more
  • 5 hours Bowlers in wicket-taking shootout Adelaidenow |Sport
    A SHOOTOUT between three bowlers in three different games will unfold this weekend as they vie to be Cricket Far North’s leading wicket-taker before the A-grade competition breaks for the Christmas-New Year period. ... more
  • 5 hours Alligator Blood leaves Schweida feeling unwell Adelaidenow |Sport
    Kelly Schweida has The Odyssey in the best shape of his life for Saturday’s Listed Gold Edition Plate at Eagle Farm but try as he might, the trainer ruefully can’t find a chink in the armour of hot favourite Alligator Blood. ... more
  • 5 hours Cricket prodigy takes top honour Adelaidenow |Sport
    Teenage cricket star Finn Churchward has added to his growing resume, claiming player of the tournament honours at the Bulls Masters Youth Cup in Mackay. ... more
  • 5 hours Cheeky sledge shows Warner’s found his natural fit Adelaidenow |Sport
    It was a bit like feeling the wrath of an agitated Snow White. ... more
  • 5 hours Eustace might have to get with the program Adelaidenow |Sport
    Racing Victoria rejects trainer David Eustace’s criticism of its summer programming, pointing to surging turnover and an appetite for innovation as key factors in scheduling a cluster of twilight meetings this weekend. ... more
  • 5 hours Tigers spoiled for choice to replace Ellis Adelaidenow |Sport
    Maurice Rioli Jr’s presence at Richmond training on Thursday was the perfect symbol for coach Damien Hardwick’s challenges ahead. ... more
  • 5 hours Purdon family rivalry rears its head Adelaidenow |Sport
    Brotherly love will go out the window at Auckland’s Alexandra Park on Saturday night. ... more
  • 5 hours Latrell, Fittler to clear the air Adelaidenow |Sport
    NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler and Sydney Roosters star Latrell Mitchell will meet face-to-face after their fractured relationship came to a flashpoint last week. ... more
  • 7 hours Sweet times for Honey siblings Adelaidenow |AFL
    Next year shapes as a sweet one for sporting siblings Josh and Tayla Honey — and a chance to continue their family’s athletic pedigree. ... more
  • 7 hours Crouch wants to stay – if the money is right Adelaidenow |AFL
    Crows club champion Brad Crouch has reiterated that he wants to stay at the club but that a new deal was not imminent. ... more
  • 7 hours Port to play SANFL-AFL double-header next year Adelaidenow |AFL
    PORT Adelaide will play a SANFL curtain-raiser before its 150th anniversary birthday game against Carlton at Adelaide Oval in May. ... more
  • 7 hours Erin Phillips: Why I decided to keep going Adelaidenow |AFL
    Erin Phillips could have gone out at the very top. ... more
  • 7 hours Frustrating flag wait sparked Kangas shake-up Adelaidenow |AFL
    North Melbourne’s impatience in its quest to win its first flag in two decades was the catalyst for changing four of the key pillars within the organisation, according to Kangaroos chairman Ben Buckley. ... more
  • 7 hours Junior footy’s puzzling rule: Win and be penalised Adelaidenow |AFL
    AFL Queensland is considering a series of rules next season which could encourage junior footy teams to tank for fear of being penalised for winning by too many points under a Reward E-Point system. ... more
  • 7 hours Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens Adelaidenow |AFL
    Essendon’s injury curse has claimed another victim with promising young key forward Noah Gown suffering another serious foot problem. ... more
  • 7 hours CommSec: Market Close 12 Dec 2019- Shares ease on broad based losses Adelaidenow |Biz
    Aussie shares have continued what has been a rather inconsistent week with the ASX 200 giving up nearly all of Wednesday’s gains. The benchmark index is little changed over the four sessions this week with investors still waiting on confirmation of US tariffs on over $150 billion in Chinese exports. ... more
  • 7 hours Backpackers complain they can’t find work Adelaidenow |Biz
    Professional body piercers who are covered in tattoos and have split tongues have complained they can’t find work in Australia. ... more
  • 7 hours Crazy amount raised in biggest GoFundMe Adelaidenow |Biz
    The devastating impact the bushfires are having on Australia have been heard across the world, prompting thousands of people to donate to the firefighters, communities and animals affected by the blazes. ... more
  • 7 hours Mid-Session 12 Dec 19: Aussie shares slip in choppy trade Adelaidenow |Biz
    The Australian sharmarket is continuing to tread water ahead of a barrage of major events in coming days. The UK general election and the fast approaching US-China dispute is in focus. ... more
  • 7 hours Ex-Westpac bankers could be sued over laundering scandal Adelaidenow |Biz
    Cashed up former Westpac bankers could be sued to claw back millions of dollars in pay if they are found to be responsible for lapses leading to the lender’s money laundering scandal. ... more
  • 7 hours High school dropouts who became millionaires Adelaidenow |Biz
    For those with the drive and ambition, your year 12 exam results aren't the end of the world as these successful high school dropouts have proven. ... more
  • 7 hours Best performance in Playing With Fire comes from the dog Adelaidenow |Ent
    At one of the more contemplative junctures in Playing With Fire – no, make that the only one – a minor player in proceedings has cause to observe the following about children of the modern era. ... more
  • 7 hours R. Kelly faces new accusations in follow-up series Adelaidenow |Ent
    US network Lifetime has released a trailer for Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning, the follow-up to the revealing Surviving R. Kelly docuseries, which will feature “new stories with revealing details,” according to a press release from the network. ... more
  • 7 hours Sophie Ellis-Bextor: ‘Nostalgia’s not a dirty word’ Adelaidenow |Ent
    Sophie Ellis-Bextor has a busy 2019. ... more
  • 7 hours Off-camera incident sees reality star booted Adelaidenow |Ent
    A contestant on Survivor: Island of the Idols, has been removed from the competition as a result of an undisclosed “off-camera incident” allegedly involving a member of production staff. ... more
  • 7 hours NSW music festival cancelled due to fires Adelaidenow |Ent
    Lost Paradise music festival will not be going ahead this year due to the ongoing bushfire threat in NSW. ... more
  • 7 hours Star shows off dramatic transformation Adelaidenow |Ent
    Hayden Panettiere is back on social media in a big way. ... more
  • 7 hours Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019 Adelaidenow |Ent
    From Billie Eilish changing the face of pop music to Katy Perry making Hawaii sound boring, here’s the best and worst records of 2019. ... more
  • 7 hours Queen’s whopping annual Xmas gift bill Adelaidenow |Ent
    Think you spend a lot on your Christmas presents? You may be shocked when you hear the Queen’s gift list. ... more
  • 7 hours Quiet Australians should ‘speak up and speak out’ in 2020: Credlin Adelaidenow
    Sky News host Peta Credlin has called on the Australian public to “speak up and speak out” on important issues as their 2020 New Year’s resolution. Ms Credlin said the public should “resolve to speak up" and deny the left an “uncontested” platform to voice their political views in 2020. “Why should we be too polite to speak our minds?” Ms Credlin said. Ms Credlin argued if those on the right of politics remain “silent”, society will “continue to drift in a direction that you and I don't like, and that the majority of Australians reject”. Ms Credlin said it's ... more
  • 7 hours Voting begins across the United Kingdom Adelaidenow
    UK voters are deciding who they want to resolve the stalemate over Brexit in a parliamentary election seen as one of the most important since the end of World War II. ... more
  • 7 hours Al-Shabaab kills six in Somali base attack Adelaidenow
    Six people are dead after heavily armed fighters of Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an army base in Somalia. ... more
  • 7 hours NSW must do its part on emissions: Kean Adelaidenow
    The NSW government will adopt an interim target as it works towards having net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the state's environment minister has announced, after declaring of the current bushfire crisis "this is climate change". ... more
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