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Put down booze, it's killing you: study

Reducing alcohol consumption Australia-wide would lead to fewer cancer deaths, research has found. If Australians put down the booze, national cancer deaths will drop, according to new research. A one-litre decrease in annual alcohol consumption per capita had significant reductions in head, neck and liver cancer mortality, a study across a 20-year period has found. For head and neck cancer ...

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Ranking a player’s real worth – the PAV system bringing advanced analytics to the AFL

Lies, damn lies and statistics. The infamous quote may or may not have been uttered by 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, but it has certainly been spewed forth by more than one footy fan who believes their favourite player was robbed on any given awards night. The value of basic Australian Rules statistics in measuring a player’s impact ...

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Hemed scores as Brighton beat Newcastle

Brighton’s Tomer Hemed centre scores his side’s winner against Newcastle. Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan kept his starting spot as Brighton and Hove Albion beat Newcastle United 1-0 in the Premier League. Israel international Tomer Hemed scored in the 51st minute, to move Brighton up four places to 13th. Ryan had been under pressure to keep his spot, with the club ...

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Britain shouldn't host Trump: London mayor

Sadiq Khan says Britain shouldn’t roll out the red carpet to US President Donald Trump. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says it would be wrong for Britain to host US President Donald Trump on a state visit, describing some of the US leader’s views on Islam as “ignorant”. Khan and Trump have a history. During the US presidential election campaign, Khan ...

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Study urges large rise in renewables power

Australia will need up to three-quarters of its electricity coming from renewables by 2030 if it is to cut emissions in the cheapest way under a clean energy target. But a new analysis from the Australia Institute finds the same emissions cut could be achieved with fewer renewables under a carbon price or an emissions intensity scheme – two policies ...

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MPs won't let up on banks despite fee cut

Treasurer Scott Morrison says banks still have work to do. Australia’s big four banks will still find themselves in the sights of federal politicians despite their attempts to win over the public by axing ATM withdrawal fees. The Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, ANZ and NAB all announced on Sunday that the unpopular $2 fee to take money out of a competitor’s ...

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Calls await to discuss forming NZ govt

National Party leader Bill English expects NZ First’s Winston Peters to call for government talks. National Party leader Bill English expects a call from New Zealand First leader Winston Peters in the next few days. “My staff are in contact with Mr Peters’ staff to arrange for an individual phone call which we expect will happen in the next few ...

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Who impressed – and who didn’t – in WAFL grand final

Chris Phelan was one of Subiaco’s best in his return from injury. Picture: Trevor CollensPicture: The West Australian Who impressed Ben Sokol In a low-scoring encounter, Sokol’s contribution was gold. The former Bulldog presented throughout and his set shot kicking, while not always pretty, was faultless. His ability to take his opportunities gave his side the best opportunity to win ...

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Charges laid over train stunt

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Shane Warne accused of hitting porn star

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