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Gridiron youngsters in search of a financial touchdown

As a gridiron tragic, Harry Hobson just loves the big hits — just not the one he has to cop in his hip pocket to represent Australia in Mexico in July. Hobson, 17, will head to a Californian high school next week to pursue his NFL dreams. But he and nine WA players have found it is an expensive exercise ...

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You can dine in Hogwarts' Great Hall here in Perth

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Guildford Hotel is doing Harry Potter-inspired adult-only dinners that start off with a Butterbeer and finish with a feast in the Great Hall. Click here to Read from the source

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The Forward Pocket: I am already too invested in Brisbane Lions forward Eric Hipwood

When I was growing up in central Queensland in the early 1990s I saw a Brisbane Bears poster and thought they must be the Broncos’ second-grade side. That’s the kind of penetration the AFL had in the state. So you’ll forgive me if I’m always staggered when any young player comes out of my home state and starts tearing it ...

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Barry Urban scandal casts doubt on WA Police application and recruitment process

Of all the twists and turns that made up the Barry Urban fake medal and qualifications scandal, there was one piece of the jigsaw that remains a mystery despite the thorough report of Parliament’s procedure and privileges committee. In 2005, Mr Urban became a sworn police officer in WA. He was given a uniform, a gun, the powers of arrest ...

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Harry and Meghan return to Kensington Palace two days after wedding

<!– Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived back at Kensington Palace today after their wedding The pair were in a car wearing sunglasses as Harry was seen driving into the royal residence Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed on Saturday at Windsor Castle – watched by millions around the world By Ed Riley For Mailonline Published: 16:31 BST, 21 ...

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The world's best superyachts are named in prestigious awards

Boat International Media’s World Superyacht Awards 2018 took place at a glitzy ceremony in Florence  Faith – a £148million vessel complete with a pizza oven – scooped the coveted Motor Yacht of the Year award Game Changer – a yacht decked out with a helipad and hospital – was named Support Vessel of the year By Sadie Whitelocks and Jennifer ...

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Body language expert on Harry and Meghan Markle's official snaps 

Judi James has discussed official photographs released by Kensington Palace Told MailOnline pictures show the close bond between Meghan and her mother  William displays his ‘dominance and status’ as he towers above family members ‘Sexy and flirty’ ‘pure Hollywood’ pictures are a departure from traditional shots By Amie Gordon For Mailonline Published: 17:12 BST, 21 May 2018 | Updated: 18:44 ...

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Queensland govt suspends five councillors

Five local councillors, including Ipswich mayor Andrew Antoniolli and Logan mayor Luke Smith, have been suspended by Queensland Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe. Mr Hinchliffe secured the power to sack or suspend elected council officials charged with corruption or integrity offences on Monday after the laws passed state parliament on Thursday. Each are suspended on full pay. They cannot appeal ...

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Expresses Train Catches Fire in India

Several coaches of an express train in India caught on fire near the city of Gwalior on Monday, May 21. This video shows the burnt carriages of the train. People can be seen on the tracks and beside the train, some taking pictures, others on the phone. The train was en route from New Delhi to Visakhapatnam when the fire ...

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NRL star’s sister’s manslaughter charge

JADE Walker, the sister of Manly Sea Eagles star Dylan Walker, has faced court charged with the manslaughter of her 51-year-old boyfriend. Police were called to a home in Brighton Le Sands in Sydney’s south early on Sunday morning and found Gilbert Caetano unconscious. Paramedics tried to revive Mr Caetano, but he died at the scene. Ms Walker, 31, was ...

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