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The Trans-Tasman battle for fruit pickers

A battle over fruit pickers is brewing with New Zealand now offering Kiwis $1,000 to entice them to stay in the country to do a stint of farm work. The move by Jacinda Ardern‘s government comes after Australia promised New Zealanders $2,000 for relocating to do 120 hours of horticulture work. Both countries have been left […]

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Australia

The most random things taken by airport security revealed

The list of things you cannot take on a plane appears to get longer every day but even the most careful travellers have been caught out and left shocked by what hasn’t been let through security. In light of global travel restrictions seasoned travellers have revealed the strangest things they have had confiscated from the […]

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Australia

One of Australia’s most senior cricket umpires cops $5,000 fine arguing call at his son’s game

One of Australia’s leading cricket umpires has been slapped with a $5,000 fine and forced to apologise after arguing a call at his son’s under-13s cricket game.  Cricket Australia umpire Gerard Abood disputed the call at the Sunday morning game in Sydney’s south, which resulted in his son being run out for 98 on November […]

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Beauty mogul Cassandra House accused of attempted fraud over $1million Airbnb insurance claim

Vegan beauty magnate Cassandra House (pictured) has been accused of attempted fraud after allegedly lodging a false insurance claim to Airbnb for $1million A vegan beauty magnate has been charged with attempted fraud after allegedly inflating an insurance claim with Airbnb after a guest trashed her luxury apartment and stole jewellery, $40,000 worth of designer […]

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Beauty lovers are praising this $24 foundation by MCoBeauty and saying it rivals Giorgio Armani

Beauty lovers are rushing to praise a budget foundation by MCoBeauty, and saying it rivals a designer alternative that costs more than four times the price. MCoBeauty’s new $24 Ultra Stay Flawless Foundation is available at Woolworths and currently on sale for just $12, and many are comparing it to the celebrity-loved Luminous Silk product ($100) by […]

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PAUL THOMAS on… the lockdown guessing game

To order a print of this Paul Thomas cartoon or one by Pugh, visit Mailpictures.newsprints.co.uk or call 0191 6030 178 

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Binman is crushed to death by his lorry in horrific accident

A binman was crushed to death by his truck in an horrific accident at a £13,00-a-term girls boarding school as he was doing his morning round.  The refuse worker died after he was hit by his lorry in the grounds of Benenden School, near Cranbrook, Kent, which was once attended by Princess Anne, on Wednesday. Despite the […]

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Coronavirus UK: Chris Whitty cagey on Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

Chris Whitty, England’s Chief Medical Officer, refused to back Oxford’s vaccine The Chief Medical Officer has dodged giving the AstraZeneca jab his full backing as the company revealed it will run a new Oxford vaccine trial. Chris Whitty refused to back the injection when asked about the controversy surrounding data from its late-stage trials at a Downing Street […]

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Five British MPs ‘cheated death by terror bomb at Paris conference’ 

Five British MPs may have cheated death by a terror bomb at a Paris conference after an Iranian official allegedly smuggled explosives in his diplomatic bag.   Assadollah Assadi, 48, carried the ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb on an Austrian Airlines flight from Tehran to Vienna in the bag exempt from from security checks, Belgian security sources […]

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One in five children don’t know where milk comes from

Children really don’t know where milk comes from? Oh dairy me. A study has found that one in five primary school children do not know the origin of their daily pinta. Researchers looked at the strange beliefs youngsters have about where different foods such as bread, milk and chocolate originate. Of the 1,000 children involved, […]