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Don't want to revisit Joyce saga: minister

Cabinet ministers have refused to buy into reports the $150,000 from Barnaby Joyce and his partner Vikki Campion’s tell-all interview will go to their baby. But one has warned the Turnbull government’s doesn’t want to revisit the saga which dominated headlines for weeks. An industry insider has told News Corp the money from the sit-down TV interview will be held ...

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Bale sinks Liverpool as Madrid win again

A sensational overhead goal from Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale and two calamitous errors by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave the Spanish side a third straight Champions League crown with a 3-1 win. Bale came on just past the hour with the score at 1-1 and after three minutes produced an astonishing bicycle kick finish and then netted with a ...

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Travel ban snares more owing child support

A record number of parents who have outstanding child support debts are being stopped from travelling abroad, resulting in $10.4 billion being recouped. In the first 10 months of this financial year, departure prohibition orders resulted in 358 being stopped at a departure gate – eclipsing the previous peak of 333 people – and where they were given the choice ...

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Road runs to deeper mysteries

Detective Jay Swan’s reputation as a one-man force of redemption precedes him as he drives into the fictional outback town of Patterson. The Aboriginal copper, played by Aaron Pedersen, is the main character in the TV spin-off of writer and director Ivan Sen’s film Mystery Roadfrom 2013 and goes by the same title. The six-part series, filmed in Kununurra and ...

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Ricciardo on Monaco pole after record lap

Australian Daniel Ricciardo has dominated every stage of qualifying to put Red Bull on pole position for Formula One’s showcase Monaco Grand Prix in track record time. Ricciardo, in blistering form since Thursday practice around the streets of the tiny Mediterranean principality, made sure of the top slot for his team’s 250th race start with a quickest lap of one ...

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Froome on track for history in brutal Giro

Chris Froome is set to complete a remarkable victory in the Giro d’Italia after retaining the leader’s pink jersey at the end of stage 20. The Team Sky rider need only safely negotiate Sunday’s largely ceremonial final stage to lay his hands on a third straight Grand Tour title, following his wins at the Tour de France and La Vuelta ...

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Ray Martin uses offensive racial slur during live Royal Wedding coverage

WHILE the world was bombarded with Royal Wedding coverage last Saturday, a horrifying faux pas by veteran broadcaster Ray Martin on the SBS live coverage almost went unnoticed. During a discussion with co-hosts Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey about how Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle signifies a shift in racial attitudes by the British royal family, Martin used the ...

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Korean leaders in bid to save US summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an effort to ensure a high-stakes summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump takes place successfully. The meeting was the latest dramatic turn in a week of diplomatic flip-flops surrounding the prospects for an unprecedented summit between the US and North ...

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NAB sorry for nationwide banking outage

National Australia Bank has apologised for an outage that downed ATMs, EFTPOS and online banking across the country, and vowed to compensate customers who suffered losses. Banking services were restored about five hours after the major outage struck on Saturday, leaving NAB customers across Australia furious. A power issue was to blame for a series of faults that hit the ...

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Government orders more flu vaccines

AAP Sunday, 27 May 2018 1:33AM Camera Icon Nearly a million extra doses of the flu vaccine have been ordered after unprecedented demand. An extra 800,000 influenza vaccines are expected to be available from June to July, before the peak period for the spread of the flu. The federal government announced on Saturday it had ordered the additional doses – ...

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