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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy orders mandatory evacuation from Donetsk region

The Ukrainian government has decided on a mandatory evacuation of people in the region around the eastern city of Donetsk, the scene of fierce fighting with Russia, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says...
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Port Macquarie early risers brave winter ice baths for better physical and mental health

"Who would want to start doing ice baths in the middle of winter? I really thought it would just be me." But, to her surprise, a growing group of like-minded strangers have started joining her to bra..
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Advocates say two-wheeled EVs a cheaper, greener option to de-carbonise transport

In the push to decarbonise Australia's economy, much has been made of the need to transition to electric cars. But advocates say there is a much cheaper and greener EV to consider — the electric bike..
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ACT government outlines plans to deliver 30,000 new homes over five years, including build-to-rent

An extra 30,000 homes will be built in Canberra over the next five years under the ACT government's plan to significantly increase the city's housing supply to meet population growth. The housing pac..
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Ben Shaw died in a tragic accident aged 15, but five years later his organ donation is still giving life and hope

Photos of Benjamin Shaw are displayed in the Loadsman family's Cairns home as if he's a cherished part of the clan — but they never met the larrikin teenager who died five years ago. They tell younge..
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From Tim Winton to Michael Robotham and Sarah Krasnostein, celebrated writers share their favourite re-reads

Writers re-read for much the same reasons but also to study the masters at work; they may admire these peers for their turns of phrase, their politics or their insights into the human condition but th..
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How the rising cost of living is squeezing budgets and changing lives across Australia

Tambikos Driss and his daughter Grace sleep all year round in the tropical heat of the Northern Territory, beside large industrial fans to save on power. The single father now limits the days he uses..
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Is Hampshire Down lamb the new Wagyu? These producers certainly think so

Lamb producer Tom Bull's 20-year obsession with breeding a meat sheep that would "knock the Queen's socks off if she came for dinner" has paid off. In January, a Sydney butcher sold his lamb cutlets ..
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Melbourne's Fitzroy hides a past as a hub for the Aboriginal civil rights movement

When Aunty Denise McGuinness looks up and down Gertrude Street in Fitzroy, she sees her community's history everywhere. "Fitzroy's so significant to Aboriginal people … if you come from Perth, anywhe..
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Kentucky flooding death toll rises as rescue crews struggle to reach hard-hit areas

Kentucky's governor says it could take weeks to find all the victims of flash flooding that killed at least 25 people when torrential rains swamped towns across the Appalachian region. “We continue t..
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Globally acclaimed author Yan Geling considering giving up writing in native Chinese over censorship

If you watch the Chinese film One Second on a streaming platform, you won't see a credit for the author whose book inspired the movie. That's because Chinese authorities have successfully erased any ..
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Where the Crawdads Sing author Delia Owens is wanted for questioning in a decades-old murder mystery in Zambia

The video of the man's death is shaky, chaotic and brutal. A US television crew had been dispatched to Zambia to film the story of a young American couple on a mission to protect African wildlife fro..
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Iraqi protesters breach parliament building in Baghdad again, as demonstrators clash with police

Thousands of followers of an influential Shiite cleric have stormed Iraq's parliament for the second time this week, protesting efforts to form government led by his rivals, an alliance of Iran-backed..
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Leap of faith: The people who left science to answer a call from God

"Science and religion are incompatible," argues biologist, Jerry A. Coyne, in his 2015 book, Faith Versus Fact. "They have different methods for getting knowledge about reality, have different ways o..
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Mystery ticket bought in US state of Illinois wins $1.3b lottery jackpot

A single ticket purchased in the US city of Chicago has beaten the odds to win $US1.337 billion ($1.9 billion) in one of the country's largest jackpots ever. According to US lottery group Mega Millio..
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In pictures: The first sitting week of federal parliament under new Labor government

The start of a new parliament with a new government brings many changes: new faces, new policies, and new offices that even veteran politicians can have trouble finding. The first sitting week under ..
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Eucalypts are icons of the Australian landscape, but their family tree is shrouded in mystery

Dean Nicolle struggles to name his favourite species of eucalyptus. "If I had to put a name down, my favourite species would change every day," he says. "It depends upon whether I am in the field, o..
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Saturday night 30 July 2022 on ABC TV - from rage

Saturday night 30 July 2022 on ABC TV - from rag..
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Archie Roach has died at 66 - Double J

The legendary artist is remembered as "a healer and unifying force" Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains images and names of people who have died. Legendar..
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Archie Roach, Aboriginal musician, songwriter and artist, dead at 66

His sons have released a statement saying they are "heartbroken" to announce the death of the Gunditjmara (Kirrae Whurrong/Djab Wurrung), Bundjalung Senior Elder, songman and storyteller. His sons Am..

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UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share in October, with growing year on year volumes. Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY..
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Bankruptcy Judge Snubs Cayman Probe of Chinese Stem-Cell Business - The Wall Street Journal

A U.S. bankruptcy judge refused to recognize a court-authorized investigation in the Cayman Islands of an alleged misappropriation of $664 million involving a China-based stem-cell business, saying t…..