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Justice delivered, disaster averted: America believes its own eyes

Justice delivered, disaster averted: America believes its own eyes

Life in the United States has taught African Americans to guard against hope. The verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial showed that police can be held accountable.

‘We are able to breathe again’: The emotional speech from George Floyd’s brother

Philonise Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, had to hold back the tears as he spoke on the courthouse steps after the verdict.

The moment George Floyd’s family heard the verdict

Watch as members of George Floyd’s family learned the verdict from their living room in Houston, erupting into tears, shouts and smiles of relief at the outcome.

The industrial commission dismissed a childcare worker’s claim that she had been unfairly fired for refusing a vaccine.

Workers face mandatory COVID jabs after landmark sacking case

The decision in the case of the sacked childcare worker bolsters the argument that some employers will be able to require staff to get a COVID vaccine.

‘Couldn’t be happier’: Sutton gets vaccine as mass centres open

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton received a coronavirus vaccine this morning. He posted a selfie soon after, saying he “couldn’t be happier”.

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Basketballer Mitch Creek has assault charges withdrawn

Basketballer Mitch Creek has assault charges withdrawn

Star Australian basketballer Mitch Creek has had charges of assaulting a woman withdrawn by police.

‘Horrible journey’: Nationals MP not guilty of five fraud charges

Nationals MP Tim McCurdy can retain his seat in Victoria’s Parliament after having five fraud charges dismissed because of a lack of evidence.

Rescue remedies: Adam Liaw’s tips to fix a dish that’s not quite right

Is your stew too watery? There’s a fix for that.

Trying to get food on the table but it’s all gone wrong? Never fear, the doctor is here to diagnose what ails your dinner.

Jim Steinman, Bat Out of Hell songwriter, dies at 73

Among many other songs, Steinman also wrote It’s All Coming Back to Me Now, a top 10 hit for Celine Dion in 1996, and Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart.

Lady Louise Windsor attends Sunday Service at the Royal Chapel of All Saints, Windsor, following the announcement of the death of Prince Philip.

Inside the bond between Prince Philip and his youngest granddaughter

The passing of Prince Philip has brought to prominence a younger Royal - Lady Louise - who shares her grandfather’s passion for horses and carriage driving.

The Demon denial: Why Melbourne’s defence is at its best since 1965

Demons Jake Lever (right) and Max Gawn spoil against the Cats.

The Demons copped heavy pressure after a torrid 2020, but so far Simon Goodwin has his side playing ruthless defensive football, to make a perfect start.

Soccer’s stupid own goal does not mean the game is over

A protest banner hangs from the gates of Chelsea’s ground at Stamford Bridge.

European soccer fans have succeeded this time in their protest against rich owners who tried to take their game away. But history suggests this is not the end.

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Geelong consider surgery for injured star Dangerfield

Geelong champion Patrick Dangerfield is facing up to two months on the sidelines if surgery is deemed the best way to heal his serious ankle injury.

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Apple on collision course with Tile, Patreon and Spotify with new products

AirTags and podcast subscriptions bring Apple closer in competition with companies that built their businesses on the iPhone.

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Kennett says he will not contest Victorian Liberal Party presidency

Former premier Jeff Kennett has announced he will not contest the presidency of the Victorian Liberal Party, and has thrown his support behind party president Robert Clark.

Spotting bullying a struggle for some early childhood teachers

Early education student Sally Lamb (left) and childcare centre director Anna Chiera say instances of bullying are rare.

A study has found most teachers in kindergarten and the early years of primary school fail to correctly identify bullying behaviour by young children.

‘Bashed her black and blue’: Maryam Hamka’s brother tells of alleged attack

36-year-old Brunswick woman Maryam Hamka has been missing since April 10.

A man arrested after the disappearance of Brunswick woman Maryam Hamka allegedly left the 36-year-old “black and blue” in an attack at his home in December last year, according to her family.

Wind farm builder donates to Victorian Labor as $2b project awaits green light

A wind farm builder has made donations to the Victorian Labor Party.

Two businesses linked to a proposed $2 billion wind farm project gave money to the Victorian Labor Party last month, just as the state government was considering its final planning submission.

Disability homes turn to GPs to pick up vaccine slack for vulnerable residents

Disability homes turn to GPs to pick up vaccine slack for vulnerable residents

A parliamentary committee has heard only about 1500 of the nation’s 25,000 disability care residents had received their first vaccinations.

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Heating up: Bulldogs ready to handle Giants’ ‘physical love’

The Western Bulldogs and Greater Western Sydney do not like each other, and the Bulldogs have declared they are ready to handle whatever is in store on Friday night.

A protest banner hangs from the gates of Chelsea’s ground at Stamford Bridge.

Soccer’s stupid own goal does not mean the game is over

European soccer fans have succeeded this time in their protest against rich owners who tried to take their game away. But history suggests this is not the end.

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Chelsea fans celebrate outside Stamford Bridge after learning Chelsea’s plan to withdraw from the Super League.

England’s ‘big six’ abandon Super League plan

Manchester City were the first of the 12 clubs involved in the breakaway league to confirm their exit from the project, which has imploded after a fierce backlash.

Patrick Dangerfield the game during the fourth quarter and headed straight down to the rooms.

Geelong consider surgery for injured Dangerfield

Geelong champion Patrick Dangerfield is facing up to two months on the sidelines if surgery is deemed the best way to heal his serious ankle injury.

The Jack Dyer Stand at Punt Road Oval.

National Trust tackles Tigers on grandstand demolition

The National Trust has called for a review of Richmond’s plan to demolish the Jack Dyer Stand at Punt Road Oval due to its significance to Victoria.

The NRL has launched an investigation after a Parramatta Eels player was allegedly filmed having sex with a woman in a toilet.

NRL investigates alleged sex-tape scandal involving star

Parramatta allege the unnamed player was filmed without consent in a public toilet.

Collingwood’s Brianna Davey tied for the AFLW best and fairest.

W Awards: Davey and Bowers tie for league best and fairest

Fremantle’s Kiara Bowers and Collingwood co-captain Brianna Davey have made AFLW history.

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