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Kasatkina sets up final against Svitolina

Russia’s Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Championships on Friday while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world No.1 Angelique Kerber. Kasatkina, ranked 24 in the world, survived three match points and produced a high-intensity display to battle past world number three Muguruza 3-6 7-6 (13-11) 6-1. Muguruza started stronger and ...

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Vroom with a view to classics

Without wanting to generalise too much, it’d be fair to say most of you Idle Torque readers were born in the 20th century or earlier. As such, you may recall the time today’s classic cars were just cars. For example, it was only in the early 1990s when it became evident old Volkswagen Kombi vans might be worth more than ...

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Woods hot in Florida PGA, Scott struggles

Evin Priest | AAP Saturday, 24 February 2018 4:41AM Adam Scott faces a nervous wait to see if he makes the cut in the Honda Classic in Florida. Tiger Woods has raced up the leaderboard with a vintage display in his opening nine holes during the second round at the US PGA Tour’s Honda Classic. Woods mixed two birdies with ...

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Study begins to reduce rate of hearing loss in Aboriginal children in Perth

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A Perth audiologist is embarking on a study to reduce the rate of hearing loss in Aboriginal children. The goal is to detect and treat children with Otitis Media, the leading cause of childhood hearing loss. Click here to Read from the source

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Child rape symptomatic of wider issues in NT

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A brutal attack on a two-year-old girl in Tennant Creek has thrust the Northern Territory town’s systemic issues into the national spotlight. Click here to Read from the source

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RAW: Mould inside Nauru detention centre

Supplied video obtained on February 23, 2018 purportedly showing mould inside tents at the Australian run detention centre on Nauru. At least 20 former detention centre staff have become seriously ill from mould exposure, including an Australian teacher who now has a cognitive disability. A former detention centre youth worker told AAP asylum seekers had been consistently complaining about mould ...

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William Hanson reveals what your dog says about your class

Etiquette expert William Hanson says dogs are an indication of someone’s class Breeds like Labradors, Jack Russells and, of course, corgis are top level pooches Everything from their collars to the names given to them can also be an indicator By William Hanson for MailOnline Published: 12:17 GMT, 23 February 2018 | Updated: 17:09 GMT, 23 February 2018 It’s been ...

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Inside Qatar Airways' new A350-1000 aircraft

Airbus claims that the A350-1000 is the quietest twin-aisle cabin in the sky and has the lowest ‘cabin altitude’ The entire cabin air is renewed every two to three minutes and every window seat has an actual window The A350-1000 is the first Airbus to feature Qatar’s Qsuite seats – the first double beds in business class By Ted Thornhill ...

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Victoria Beckham on crutches after mystery injury

<!– Victoria was not pictured on the slopes on her recent trip to Whistler and wasn’t wearing a foot brace when she returned to the UK, so a skiing accident is unlikely  The Beckham family have made no mention of the fall on social media  Victoria said in 2010: ‘I think I’ll have to have the surgery,’ when talking about ...

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Chicago Bull sparkles at Chinese New Year meeting

Star five-year-old Chicago Bull demolished a race record after narrowly avoiding interference in the $50,000 Governor’s Cup (2130m) at Gloucester Park tonight. The Gary Hall-trained gelding, starting a $1.10 favourite, scored by 7.6m from stablemate Ohoka Punter ($8.90) and rated 1:53.9. Cheered home by a crowd of 9000 at the Chinese New Year meeting, Chicago Bull eclipsed Pacific Warrior’s 1:55 ...

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