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  • 56 mins Daring mission to retrieve volcano dead DailyTelegraph |World
    At airports across New Zealand a mix of military and civilian aircraft from Australia were today flying in and out, repatriating citizens injured in the White Island volcanic eruption. ... more
  • 56 mins Saudi Arabia’s $2.73 trillion in ‘seconds’ DailyTelegraph |World
    When Saudi Aramco made its share market debut yesterday, it sent the company’s value soaring to record-smashing figures within seconds. ... more
  • 56 mins Giuliani’s Partnership With Fraud Guarantee Revealed in Letter DailyTelegraph |World
    A 2018 investor letter offers new clues about the work Rudy Giuliani was hired to do for Fraud Guarantee, a company founded by his now-indicted associates Lev Parnas and David Correia. The letter has been handed over to the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the details. Photo illustration: Adele Morgan ... more
  • 56 mins $201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act DailyTelegraph |World
    Tradie Steve Thomson became an overnight multi-millionaire just weeks ago following a mind-blowing $A201 million lottery win. ... more
  • 56 mins NZ exempt of volcano disaster liability DailyTelegraph |World
    The New Zealand Government has absolved itself of any liability over the volcano eruption that killed up to 13 people and injured 30 others, with victims and families facing potentially lengthy delays in receiving compensation. ... more
  • 56 mins Polls open in the UK DailyTelegraph |World
    After a marathon six-week campaign, polls have opened across UK for the third general election in under five years. The conservatives are predicted to win a narrow majority, but the prospect of a hung parliament and Labour leading a coalition government cannot be discounted. The total electorate is around 46 million and there will be 40,000 polling stations. 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. ... more
  • 56 mins Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts DailyTelegraph |World
    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
  • 56 mins New Zealand authorities set to recover remaining bodies on White Island DailyTelegraph |World
    Authorities are hopeful they will recover the bodies of eight volcano victims on New Zealand’s White Island will, which will commence at first light on Friday morning. ... more
  • 56 mins Voters head to the polls in the UK DailyTelegraph |World
    After a marathon six-week campaign, polls have opened across UK for the third general election in under five years. The conservatives are predicted to win a narrow majority, but the prospect of a hung parliament and Labour leading a coalition government cannot be discounted. The total electorate is around 46 million and there will be 40,000 polling stations. 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. ... more
  • 56 mins Bombshell footage released in Sherri Papini abduction case DailyTelegraph |World
    Almost a year after Sherri Papini was found beaten and bloodied on the side of a road, police have released new CCTV footage Sherri running along a highway after being dumped by her kidnappers overnight. ... more
  • 1 hour R. Kelly faces new accusations in docuseries DailyTelegraph |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
  • 1 hour Survivor star booted for off-camera incident DailyTelegraph |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
  • 1 hour Saudi Arabia’s $2.73 trillion in ‘seconds’ DailyTelegraph |Biz
    When Saudi Aramco made its share market debut yesterday, it sent the company’s value soaring to record-smashing figures within seconds. ... more
  • 1 hour UK PM breaks election day tradition DailyTelegraph |Biz
    The UK is heading to the polls on Thursday for the country's third general election in five years.  ... more
  • 1 hour Teacher’s aide sacked over sick sex acts DailyTelegraph |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
  • 1 hour $201m lotto-winning tradie’s stingy act DailyTelegraph |Biz
    Tradie Steve Thomson became an overnight multi-millionaire just weeks ago following a mind-blowing $A201 million lottery win. ... more
  • 1 hour Crazy amount raised in biggest GoFundMe DailyTelegraph |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
  • 1 hour Coast pensioner’s $500k house of horrors DailyTelegraph
    LES Watts has sunk nearly $500,000 into a home that does not have a kitchen, laundry or driveway, and some of the windows have been put in upside down. ... more
  • 1 hour Jeremy Corbyn ‘will destroy that country’ DailyTelegraph
    As polls have opened in the UK, Liberal Senator James McGrath says Boris Johnson's Conservative party "will have a win, and the country will have a win". In the first December election in the country since 1923, the Conservative party is looking to gain a majority government although Mr McgGrath told Sky News "it's probably a close election". The Conservatives will need to win 326 seats to secure a majority in parliament. Mr McGrath said "traditional Labour voters" don't like Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Image: Getty ... more
  • 1 hour Sky News looks back at the biggest ‘scandals’ of the last decade DailyTelegraph
    Whether it be needles in strawberries or Cricket Australia's 'sandpaper saga': Sky News looks back at some of the biggest scandals which 'shocked the nation' in the last decade. Image: Getty ... more
  • 1 hour ‘Goofy’ Boris Johnson is better than the alternatives: Murray DailyTelegraph
    Sky News host Paul Murray says he would take "goofy leader" Boris Johnson over "genuine hard-core socialist" Jeremy Corbyn. The two leaders, who have battled over the future of the United Kingdom for six weeks, will face the polls on Thursday evening. "If Corbyn can win it'll only encourage the lefties here to go harder," Mr Murray said. Image: AP ... more
  • 1 hour Australia’s bushfire crisis is ’caused by climate chage’ DailyTelegraph
    Sky News contributor Nicholas Reece says "climate change" is the reason Australia's bushfires "are getting worse". Australia’s record on climate change has been criticised in the latest Climate Change Performance Index, which is designed to track a nation's response to climate change. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has also recently called for calm as debate rages about the link between the bushfire crisis and climate change. “The fires are getting worse and the data is there to prove that,” Mr Reece told Sky News host Paul Murray. “99 per cent of New South Wales is in drought and when you have ... more
  • 1 hour Wyoming Deputy Pulls Deer From Icy Pond DailyTelegraph
    A sheriff’s deputy lassoed a deer and pulled it to safety after it fell into a pond covered partially in ice in Daniel, Wyoming, on Tuesday, December 10. According to the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Justin Hays was on patrol in Daniel when he came across the deer struggling to free itself from the icy pond. After he radioed in the help of fellow deputy Josh Peterson, Hays tied rope to a tree before he attempted to lasso the deer. Bodycam footage released by the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office shows Hays throwing the rope over the deer before gently ... more
  • 1 hour British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote in general election DailyTelegraph
    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
  • 1 hour Tomorrow’s front and back pages tonight DailyTelegraph
    HOUSE OF HORRORS: PENSIONER’S $500,000 BUILDING NIGHTMARE GOES UNCHECKED ... more
  • 1 hour The public understand this is ‘the Brexit election’ DailyTelegraph
    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
  • 1 hour Fast News: Today’s top stories DailyTelegraph
    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
  • 3 hours Former aldermen’s costs battle decided DailyTelegraph
    THE state has been ordered to pay legal costs of two former Glenorchy City Council aldermen who were charged with criminal offences only to have the prosecution abandon the case at the 11th hour. ... more
  • 3 hours Labor state governments facing ‘trainwreck’ economic down turn DailyTelegraph
    The Queensland government's "huge mountain of debt" will mean it will be in "deep doo-doo" if commodity prices go down, according to Sky News host Campbell Newman. The Queensland government is $91 billion in debt as Deputy Premier Jackie Trad uses the "pea and thimble trick" to offset huge public debt, Mr Newman told Sky News. He said the commodity industry has "propped up" the Queensland government as Ms Trad is "happy to take the royalties" despite 'not liking' the coal industry. Image: News Corp Australia ... more
  • 3 hours UK PM Johnson brings four-legged friend to cast vote DailyTelegraph
    Thursday's election will either pave the way for Brexit under a Johnson-led government or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union. ... more
  • 3 hours Focusing on the ‘climate change boogeyman’ is a common ploy among politicians: Canavan DailyTelegraph
    Resources Minister Matt Canavan says politicians will often shift focus to the “climate change boogeyman” to take pressure off "their own potential culpability". It comes as New South Wales Energy and Environment Minister Matt Kean broke ranks and has linked this year’s bushfire season to climate change. Mr Kean told Sky News “extreme weather events are as a result of climate change and we need to be taking steps to mitigate the impacts of climate change”. Mr Canavan said “there is a lot of hysteria out there,” over the issue of climate change and bushfires. "It doesn’t seem there’s not ... more
  • 3 hours Wildlife Officer Rescues Great Horned Owl Trapped in Barbed Wire Fence DailyTelegraph
    A Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer rescued a great horned owl on Tuesday, December 10, after it got caught in a barbed wire fence east of Deer Town, Colorado. Wildlife officials said the owl was most likely chasing a rabbit or a skunk when it flew into the fence. Footage released by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows Officer Travis Harris cutting the owl free from the fence. The owl was brought to the Birds of Prey Foundation in Broomfield, Colorado, where it was given medication and fluids. Credit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife via Storyful ... more
  • 3 hours Burst Water Main Blocks Access to London Polling Station DailyTelegraph
    A burst water main in Bermondsey, south London, was blocking access to a polling station early on December 12, the day of the UK’s general election. Video here shows engineers at the scene on Southwark Park Road, off Jamaica Road, as water gushes from the pipe, flooding the road outside the Cherry Garden Hall polling station. “We’re aware of the burst pipe and our engineers are on their way to investigate further and then begin the repairs. We’ll work as quickly as we can to fix this.” Thames Water said on Twitter. Credit: Graham Kings via Storyful ... more
  • 3 hours Police Respond After Man Pushing for Lib Dems Holds ‘Intimidating’ Display at Polling Station DailyTelegraph
    A man pushing for voters to support the Liberal Democrats in Lewes on Thursday, December 12, drew criticism from a voter for an “intimidating” display outside a polling station. The man’s display featured a skeleton and a message reading, “Every Tory vote is another year off our children’s life.” The message concluded by appealing to voters to cast their ballot for the Liberal Democrats. The man also sounded a gong as part of his display. It is an offence to campaign within 250 metres of a polling station on polling day. Sussex Police said its officers attended the scene, and ... more
  • 3 hours Police Officer Has Lucky Escape as Truck Falls Onto Patrol Car DailyTelegraph
    A police officer in Scotland had a very lucky escape when a truck fell onto his patrol car on the A1 near East Linton on Tuesday, December 10. Road Policing Scotland shared footage of the incident on Twitter on Wednesday. “I took a deep breath, got out, checked that the driver of the lorry that had hit my vehicle was OK and got on the radio to colleagues for assistance,” Sgt Easton was quoted as saying in the tweet. Chief Supt Stewart Carle also tweeted footage of the incident. Carle said Easton was “as cool as a cucumber” when he ... more
  • 3 hours Greenpeace Protesters Scale European Council Building in Brussels DailyTelegraph
    Greenpeace protesters in Brussels scaled the Europa building, the seat of the European Council and Council of Europe, on December 12 as part of a “house on fire” demonstration directed at EU leaders. Sixty-one demonstrators gathered before dawn and 28 climbed on to the building, unfurling a banner which read “climate emergency” and lighting flares, figuratively setting the building on fire. Brussels police officers and fire crews attended the scene. “Our planet is literally burning and we need countries to take climate action,” Greenpeace said. Credit: Greenpeace Belgium via Storyful ... more
  • 3 hours UK Labour has become an ‘illiberal, anti-democratic identitarian’ party DailyTelegraph
    Labour under Jeremy Corbyn has moved away from its working class roots and instead become an 'illiberal, anti-democratic identitarian' party, according to Spiked editor Brendan O'Neill. After a six-week campaign, the UK will decide whether the Conservative Party's Boris Johnson or Labour's Jeremy Corbyn will form a government for up to five years. Labour's manifesto, which promises free university tuition, increased health spending and the nationalization of some industries, has been praised by progressives but the Tories have argued the policy platform will 'bankrupt' Britain. Mr O'Neill told Sky News Labour doesn't resemble "the party that was formed 100 years ... more
  • 5 hours Ross Greenwood quits radio amid Channel 9’s 2GB takeover DailyTelegraph |NSW
    Broadcaster Ross Greenwood has announced he is stepping away from radio after 10 years behind the microphone at 2GB, hinting that management changes at the number 1 rating station formed part of his decision. ... more
  • 5 hours Drone footage of incredible St Ives crash DailyTelegraph |NSW
    A car has plunged through a house and down a cliff onto a tennis court in St Ives. Video: Toby Zerna ... more
  • 5 hours Aldi bag 100k may have been casino win: ICAC DailyTelegraph |NSW
    Exiled Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo may have won the $100,000 he allegedly donated to the NSW Labor Party after gambling heavily at a Sydney casino, a corruption inquiry heard. ... more
  • 5 hours Driver’s incredible escape after tennis court crash DailyTelegraph |NSW
    An elderly man appears to have miraculously suffered just minor injuries after his car plunged through a brick wall and onto a tennis court more than 10 metres below. ... more
  • 5 hours Drinking water heist: 25k litres stolen from regional town DailyTelegraph |NSW
    Tens of thousands of litres of drinking water has been stolen from a council facility in Murwillumbah on the NSW Far North Coast. ... more
  • 5 hours Koala recovers from Taree bushfires DailyTelegraph |NSW
    Smoulder the koala is recovering after sustaining burns during the Taree bushfires. ... more
  • 5 hours White Island volcano tragedy: what we know so far DailyTelegraph |NSW
    From the death toll to the repatriation process, this is everything we know so far about the deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty. ... more
  • 5 hours Vinnies volunteer sacked for not being Catholic DailyTelegraph |NSW
    Vinnies has vowed to “take a very different approach” in the future after it emerged the charity sacked a regional president who wasn’t Catholic and had to pay her compensation. ... more
  • 5 hours Everybody appearing at Sydney Downing Centre Local Court, Thursday, December 12 DailyTelegraph |Local
    These matters will be heard in Sydney Downing Centre Local Court today: ... more
  • 5 hours Everybody appearing at Central Local Court, Thursday, December 12 DailyTelegraph |Local
    These matters will be heard in Central Local Court today: ... more
  • 5 hours Canberra sex monster jailed DailyTelegraph |Local
    A serial sex offender who gave meth to a 15-year-old girl in exchange for sex and who raped a woman with an unknown sharp object, possibly a knife, will spend more then seven years behind bars. ... more
  • 5 hours Everybody appearing at Waverley Local Court, Thursday, December 12 DailyTelegraph |Local
    These matters will be heard in Waverley Local Court today: ... more
  • 5 hours Everybody appearing at Toronto Local Court, Thursday, December 12 DailyTelegraph |Local
    These matters will be heard in Toronto Local Court today: ... more
  • 5 hours Everybody appearing at Singleton Local Court, Thursday, December 12 DailyTelegraph |Local
    These matters will be heard in Singleton Local Court today: ... more
  • 5 hours DNA twist in jogger abduction mystery DailyTelegraph |Ls
    A forensic specialist believes one of the world’s most high-profile unsolved abduction cases could be solved using the same DNA technology used to identify the elusive Golden State Killer. ... more
  • 5 hours ‘Sustainability pirate’ replaces Santa DailyTelegraph |Ls
    A Melbourne childcare centre has been accused of “taking the Christmas out of Christmas” after making the decision to replace Santa with a “sustainability pirate”. ... more
  • 5 hours Crazy amount raised in biggest GoFundMe DailyTelegraph |Ls
    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
  • 5 hours High school dropouts who became millionaires DailyTelegraph |Ls
    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
  • 5 hours Google reveals top home gifts for 2019 DailyTelegraph |Ls
    With just two weeks to go until Christmas Day, for many of us the panic of finding the perfect gift is setting in. ... more
  • 5 hours Sophie Monk goes nude in racy photos DailyTelegraph |Ls
    Sophie Monk has bared all in a series of racy nude Instagram photos — but not before revealing the unpleasant reality behind taking the revealing snaps. ... more
  • 5 hours ‘Vulgar’: WAG’s lavish kids party slammed DailyTelegraph |Ls
    Terry Biviano and her husband Anthony Minichiello have thrown another lavish birthday party for their daughter — and some people really aren’t happy about it. ... more
  • 5 hours ‘Hungry’ man eats KFC at vegan protest DailyTelegraph |Ls
    A man has been both praised and slammed after he was caught on camera tucking in to a box of KFC just metres from a confronting vegan protest. ... more
  • 5 hours Doctor’s ‘life saving’ $1.50 hangover cure DailyTelegraph |Ls
    With Christmas parties and festivities in full swing, hangovers can end up being as much of a staple at this time of year as mince pies or tinsel. ... more
  • 5 hours ‘Outrage’: Childcare dumps Santa for pirate DailyTelegraph |Ls
    A Melbourne childcare centre has been accused of “taking the Christmas out of Christmas” after making the decision to replace Santa with a “sustainability pirate”. ... more
  • 5 hours Mt Surprise crash victim remembered as ‘beautiful kid’ DailyTelegraph
    A YOUNG Tablelands butcher killed in a crash on the way home from a pig hunting trip has been remembered as a “beautiful kid”, whose sudden death has left a small community in mourning. ... more
  • 5 hours Harris Scarfe staff face uncertain future DailyTelegraph
    THE jobs of about 100 Tasmanian Harris Scarfe employees are unclear as the company's future hangs in the balance. ... more
  • 5 hours Quiet Australians should ‘speak up and speak out’ in 2020: Credlin DailyTelegraph
    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
  • 5 hours RAW: Ernest Wong leaves ICAC DailyTelegraph
    December 12, 2019. Ernest Wong leaves the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) public inquiry, Operation Aero, into allegations concerning political donations in Sydney. (AAP Video/Andrew Leeson) ... more
  • 5 hours ‘Very real risk’: Recovery plan revealed DailyTelegraph
    New Zealand Police have revealed details of a recovery plan for the eight bodies on White Island after Monday’s volcanic eruption, after news up to seven of them have been seen from above. ... more
  • 5 hours Watchdog concerned Asahi and CUB merger could hike beer and cider prices DailyTelegraph
    December 12, 2019. ACCC chairman Rod Sims speaking to media in Sydney about the proposed merger between Asahi and Carlton United Breweries. Sims says the watchdog is concerned the merger will lead to less competition in the Australian market and may see prices rise for consumers. "This merger requires approval from Australia as it does from other regulators ... they need Australian approval, our approval," he says. (AAP VIDEO/Andrew Leeson) ... more
  • 5 hours Dolphin trapped in Coast swimming hole DailyTelegraph
    A DOLPHIN has become trapped in a popular Labrador swimming hole this afternoon. ... more
  • 5 hours Sport Now: Around the grounds DailyTelegraph
    The International team has had a strong start to the Presidents Cup and Australia has elected to bat first on day one of the first Test against NZ in Perth. ... more
  • 5 hours CCTV of armed robbery North Rockhampton DailyTelegraph
    Supplied video obtained of CCTV armed robbery of a supermarket in Park Avenue, North Rockhampton on Wednesday November 20, 2019. Detectives investigating are urging anyone who may be able to identify the person in this video to contact them. (AAP Video/Supplied/Queensland Police Service) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY ... more
  • 5 hours ACCC welcomes new powers to police Google and Facebook DailyTelegraph
    December 12, 2019. ACCC boss Rod Sims speaking to media in Sydney about new powers for the watchdog to police Google and Facebook's behaviour in the advertising market. Sims says Australia has taken a world leading step and is confident the roadmap will deliver results. (AAP Video/Andrew Leeson) ... more
  • 7 hours NZ authorities to retrieve bodies off White Island on Friday DailyTelegraph |World
    New Zealand authorities have confirmed it will commence a mission to recover eight people still on White Island on Friday, despite an increased risk the volcano will erupt again. The move comes after Sydney's Knox Grammar School announced the deaths of two of its students in the disaster. In a statement the headmaster said 13-year-old Matthew Hollander and his brother 16-year-old Berend Hollander died in hospital as a result of injuries sustained in the eruption. The latest deaths brought the total toll from the disaster to eight after more Australian victims were identified. ... more
  • 7 hours Does Greta Thunberg deserve to be Time’s Person of the Year? DailyTelegraph |World
    Swedish climate change mouthpiece Greta Thunberg has been chosen as Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019 — the youngest person selected since the tradition began in 2019. Thunberg herself, whose feats fall short of past recipients which include peacemakers, innovators and presidents, said even she was “surprised” by the decision. Image: Getty ... more
  • 7 hours Volcano bodies seen on land, in water DailyTelegraph |World
    Six of the eight bodies yet to be retrieved from New Zealand’s White Island lie on the island and can be seen from the air, according to police specialists. ... more
  • 7 hours UK election on a knife edge DailyTelegraph |World
    Boris Johnson has implored his supporters to keep knocking on doors until 9am tomorrow (Friday AEST) when the UK election polls close to secure “every last vote” to get a majority. ... more
  • 7 hours Doctor details first volcano victim’s treatment DailyTelegraph |World
    Australian doctors have treated their first burns victim from the White Island volcano disaster. ... more
  • 7 hours Star shows off dramatic transformation DailyTelegraph |Ent
    Hayden Panettiere is back on social media in a big way. ... more
  • 7 hours Sophie Ellis-Bextor: ‘Nostalgia’s not a dirty word’ DailyTelegraph |Ent
    Sophie Ellis-Bextor has a busy 2019. ... more
  • 7 hours Albums that shone, songs that flopped in 2019 DailyTelegraph |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 DailyTelegraph |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 Best performance in Playing With Fire comes from the dog DailyTelegraph |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 Beyonce ‘harassed’ by famous singer at 16 DailyTelegraph |Ent
    Beyonce’s dad has claimed the singer and her former Destiny’s Child counterpart Kelly Rowland were treated inappropriately by male musicians when they were teenagers. ... more
  • 7 hours NSW music festival cancelled due to fires DailyTelegraph |Ent
    Lost Paradise music festival will not be going ahead this year due to the ongoing bushfire threat in NSW. ... more
  • 7 hours CommSec: Market Close 12 Dec 2019- Shares ease on broad based losses DailyTelegraph |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 ‘You should go’: Shareholders unleash on Westpac chief DailyTelegraph |Biz
    The embattled Westpac board members will keep their jobs for now but have been forced to review executive pay after today’s marathon AGM. ... more
  • 7 hours Backpackers complain they can’t find work DailyTelegraph |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 High school dropouts who became millionaires DailyTelegraph |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 Mid-Session 12 Dec 19: Aussie shares slip in choppy trade DailyTelegraph |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 News.com.au’s record-breaking month DailyTelegraph |Biz
    News.com.au, Australia’s number one news site, has delivered a record audience of more than 11 million readers. ... more
  • 7 hours Ex-Westpac bankers could be sued over laundering scandal DailyTelegraph |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 ‘Shut up’: Westpac boss savaged DailyTelegraph |Biz
    Furious shareholders have unleashed at Westpac and its embattled leaders in the wake of the child exploitation scandal that has wiped billions from its value. ... more
  • 7 hours Indigenous footy players on ‘six-figure salaries are somehow still victims’ DailyTelegraph
    Centre for Independent Studies' Jacinta Price says Indigenous rugby league players are "earning a six-figure salary", representing their country and are yet "somehow, still a victim" amid calls to scrap the national anthem. Representatives from the Indigenous All-Stars national rugby league team have expressed their desire to see the Australian National Anthem scrapped from the pre-game. "They are privileged and they are privileged as a result of the country that they come from... that has given them this opportunity to do what they're doing," she said. "It's not just division being encouraged but the perpetuation of the victim mentality." "There ... more
  • 7 hours NZ volcano victims receiving “every resource” DailyTelegraph
    Representatives from Whakatane Hospital told media that the White Island volcanic eruption earlier this week stretched their limited resources, and described the situation as "beyond anything we would have anticipated". ... more
  • 7 hours Family of Kumanjayi Walker wants the murder case heard in Alice Springs DailyTelegraph
    December 12, 2019. Samara Fernandez-Brown, the cousin of Kumanjayi Walker who was shot dead by Constable Zachary Rolf on November 9, 2019 speaks to the media outside the court in Alice Springs. Ms Fernandez-Brown says the proposal was a further blow to the mourning community. "This court case is a part of our healing..by taking it to Darwin, it restricts family from being a part of that and it restricts us from healing." (AAP Video/Kathryn Bermingham) ... more
  • 7 hours Koala Joey ‘Mr Magoo’ Can’t Get Enough of Head Massage at New South Wales Zoo DailyTelegraph
    Koala joey, Mr Magoo, enjoyed an intense therapy session in his sanctuary at the Billabong Zoo, Port Macquarie, New South Wales. The baby koala was filmed being treated to a head massage from one of the zoo keepers on November 24, while sitting in a tree branch in his enclosure. Mr Magoo’s history of pampering at the zoo is extensive, with previous videos showing him gorging himself on eucalyptus leaves and growing a little “chunky” around the love handles. Credit: Billabong Zoo via Storyful ... more
  • 7 hours ‘Wall Street Pete’: Activists Heckle Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg at Fundraiser DailyTelegraph
    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was heckled outside a fundraising event in New York City on December 11, with protesters chanting “Wall Street Pete” as he left the building. Social justice campaigners New York Communities for Change had attempted to disrupt Buttigieg’s fundraising event, however they were barred from entering. The group targeted the mayor of Sound Bend, Indiana, for his reliance on wealthy donors to fund his presidential run, according to reports. Note: The download will provide a compilation of these videos. The individual videos can be downloaded here, here, here and here. Credit: New York Communities for Change ... more
  • 7 hours Geelong’s interstate mega-fire force tops ton DailyTelegraph
    About 120 Geelong-based firefighters have now assisted their colleagues in NSW in fighting fierce fires engulfing the state. ... more
  • 7 hours ‘Gutted’: Heartless thieves rip off op shop volunteers DailyTelegraph
    VOLUNTEERS at a Westcourt op shop have been left gutted by the heartless theft of a donated clothes dryer critically needed for the resale of gifted household items. ... more
  • 7 hours Coal ‘still has a role’ in a ‘renewables future’: Husic DailyTelegraph
    Opposition backbencher Ed Husic says despite Labor's commitment to a 50 per cent renewable energy target, coal still has a part to play in Australia's economy "for the foreseeable future". The comments come after Labor Leader Anthony Albanese declared withdrawing Australia’s coal exports from the market could lead to an increase in global emissions. Mr Albanese threw his support behind the coal sector as he commenced a week-long tour of regional Queensland, an area where Labor struggled at the last federal poll. Mr Husic told Sky News Mr Albanese is steering "a balanced course around taking strong action on climate ... more
  • 7 hours Man sentenced for ‘disturbing’ actions DailyTelegraph
    A DRUG trafficker who drove his motorbike into a police officer and tried to avoid arrest in Hobart will be released from custody after he was sentenced today. ... more
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