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Music giants Peking Duk lead the charge against ‘pills tax’ crackdown
Music giants Peking Duk lead the charge against ‘pills tax’ crackdown

Music heavyweights are stepping up the fight against the New South Wales government crackdown on music festivals.

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Scorned ex-boyfriend sent chilling 'I warned you all' text before slaughtering lover
Scorned ex-boyfriend sent chilling 'I warned you all' text before slaughtering lover

Asher Maslin walked into the La Bella Beauty Salon in Gloucester and knifed Hollie Gazzard 14 times in February 2014. Minutes earlier, he'd texted her sister to say 'I warned you all'.

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Teaching assistant, 27, only found she was pregnant when she was rushed to hospital with sepsis
Teaching assistant, 27, only found she was pregnant when she was rushed to hospital with sepsis

Lisa Davey was brought into A&E at Blackpool Victoria Hospital with a suspected abdominal infection in April 2018. An ultrasound revealed that Lisa was actually 26 weeks pregnant.

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Australian Parliament Backs Medical Evacuation for Offshore Detainees
Australian Parliament Backs Medical Evacuation for Offshore Detainees

Prime Minister Scott Morrison had opposed the bill, which will let some asylum seekers held on Pacific islands be treated in Australia.

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In Mexico, a Muted Response to El Chapo’s Conviction
In Mexico, a Muted Response to El Chapo’s Conviction

The trial of drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera did not reveal much that Mexicans did not know, but it did remind many of their government’s failings.

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Paul Thomas on... Gordon Banks 
Paul Thomas on... Gordon Banks 

'Welcome to Heaven, Gordon... Catch!'

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Inside the creepy abandoned wildlife sanctuary just outside Melbourne complete with a monster shark
Inside the creepy abandoned wildlife sanctuary just outside Melbourne complete with a monster shark

The Melbourne park has a pitch-black room where a dead five-metre great white shark is found idle in a green-tinted tank of formaldehyde – a chemical used to preserve its body.

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Raleigh crash: Ice-cream truck driver dies in after veering off a bridge on Pacific Highway
Raleigh crash: Ice-cream truck driver dies in after veering off a bridge on Pacific Highway

The man's body remains in the mangled wreckage after the horrific crash on the Pacific Highway at Raleigh on the New South Wales mid north coast on Wednesday.

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Bookmakers dodge live sports ban
Bookmakers dodge live sports ban

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has decided that existing controls mean that bookmakers’ commercials (pictured) are ‘unlikely to harm under-18s’.

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Every police officer has 50 cases to solve a year
Every police officer has 50 cases to solve a year

The average number of crimes an officer investigates has increased from 35 in 2013/14 to 51 last year. The report raises concerns that offenders are slipping through the net.

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