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Great-grandad, 71, bashed in face in Carousel Shopping Centre

A great-grandfather has told of his shock after being bashed in the face during a terrifying daylight attack at Carousel Shopping Centre yesterday. Maddington 71-year-old Richard Tredwell and his wife Diane had stepped outside the food court to smoke about 3.30pm when one of a group of about eight teenagers asked him for a cigarette. When the couple refused, the ...

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Daniel Kerr “fine” with more bad publicity, but concerned about teammates

Daniel Kerr says his 2006 premiership teammates do not deserve to be tarred with the same brush as him. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Speaking to Seven News tonight, he said he was “fine” with receiving more bad publicity but he felt for many of his fellow premiership players. “I was one of ...

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Perth driver’s dashcam captures close call in Victoria Park

A Perth driver has captured an extremely close call where another vehicle nearly hit his car head on. The driver told The West Australian he was driving along Shepperton Road in Victoria Park when the car pulled out in front of him and came towards him. “The road is under construction and I was doing around 40km/h, and good thing ...

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WA detective says Lloyd Rayney’s behaviour ‘made him a suspect’

A WA detective who investigated Corryn Rayney’s murder has told her husband’s defamation trial that physical evidence and his behaviour made the barrister a suspect. Detective Sergeant Ian Moore said when Mr Rayney was named the only suspect by Det Sen Sgt Jack Lee in September 2007, there were “lots of other persons of interest” and he was automatically included. ...

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Audi S3 kicks goals

Phillip Matera was a very good footballer, a pacey forward pocket who made the All-Australian side once and led the Eagles goal-kicking five times; the kind of guy anyone would want in their side. And yet, if you were able to have any Matera in your team, just about everyone would justifiably go for his dual premiership-winning, Norm Smith medallist, ...

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Kim Jordan announces that he’s quitting the ABC in WA

Kim Jordan has announced he’s leaving the ABC.Picture: Ian Ferguson, the West Australian. The ABC’s long-time WA news editor Kim Jordan has announced his departure from the corporation. Mr Jordan, who began his journalism career at The Herald and Weekly Times, sent an email to his ABC colleagues this afternoon. “I’m leaving the ABC,” he wrote. “News management has kindly ...

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Daniel Ricciardo reveals past as a tennis racquet smasher

Daniel Ricciardo says his little-seen temper comes out in competition.Picture: Getty Images Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! Perth race ace Daniel Ricciardo says he’s not impressed by glamorous lifestyles and is equally happy to sleep in a swag. “You get the nice hotels and fancy restaurants. They’re cool,” Ricciardo said of the associated ...

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West Coast defender Tom Cole sidelined with quad injury

West Coast’s Tom Cole in action during the JLT Community Series. Picture: Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty ImagesPicture: Getty Images West Coast defender Tom Cole has experienced his second injury setback of the pre-season. Footy Tipping and Fantasy competition with $150,000 in prizes up for grabs! The 19-year-old will miss up to a fortnight after sustaining a minor quad strain last week. ...

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Child injured after being hit by bus in Carine

Emergency services have rushed to the scene of an accident in Carine, where a bus hit an 11-year-old boy on a bike. There are reports the child ended up under the front of the bus and St John Ambulance has confirmed he was being taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. He has reportedly suffered a broken leg. The crash happened at ...

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Martin McGuinness dead: The IRA commander who became an agent for peace

Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander who led his underground paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with Britain, died Tuesday, his Sinn Fein party announced. Turning from rebel to peacemaker, McGuinness served as Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister for a decade in a power-sharing government. The party said he died following a short illness. McGuinness suffered from amyloidosis, a rare disease ...

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