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Exclusive report: A truly hair raising time at local school with students sent home over hairdo’s

Trouble is brewing at St Virgil’s over ‘haircuts and hairstyles’ with students being sent home when they don’t conform to what the Principal has said. We understand at one stage twenty students were placed on internal suspension. Parents have contacted TVN unhappy over receiving phone calls from the school to come and collect their children who the school says haven’t

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Change of manager at problem plagued facility not all are happy

Following a sudden departure months ago by the former facility manager at Southern Cross Cares Fairway Rise has had a new manager but for some reason were keeping in quiet. Following TVN making enquiries about this yesterday afternoon SCC executive manager sent an email to the residents or representatives at 8.40pm last night advising them of the new manager. The

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Statement from the High Court of Australia in relation to Parliament Square discrimination case

HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA 4 May 2022 CITTA HOBART PTY LTD & ANOR v CAWTHORN [2022] HCA 16 Today, the High Court allowed an appeal from the Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.The primary issue in the appeal concerned whether the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal had jurisdiction under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tas) (“the State Act”) to determine a complaint made by the respondent that he had been discriminated against by the appellants, in circumstances where the appellants had asserted that

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Star high-roller employee ‘stole $13m’, then disappeared 

A senior figure in The Star Entertainment Group’s international high-roller division was accused of stealing $13.3 million of gambling money and then disappeared in 2020. Another senior figure was accused of misappropriating funds and accepting kickbacks, but Star’s former chief executive Matt Bekier insisted on Wednesday the team was not “out of control”. The public inquiry into the group’s Sydney

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Crime syndicate twice tried to import cocaine hidden in tyres attached by chains to the outside of cargo vessels. 

Two Sydney men who were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to smuggle cocaine into Australia attached to the hulls of container ships are expected to face Sydney Central Local Court today (4 May 2022), charged after an Australian Federal Police-led Operation Ironside investigation. The duo, aged 43 and 47, and another Sydney man, also 47, were allegedly part of a

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‘I’ll be home before my luggage’: Qantas passengers’ fury after being left in Britain without luggage 

Furious London-bound Qantas passengers say the airline has gone days without responding to calls for help in tracking down their lost luggage upon arrival. Qantas has been offloading baggage in Darwin belonging to passengers flying on the route to the UK because works required on that airport’s runway meant Dreamliner planes could not take off with their full weight. Department of

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Probes launched in 75 foreign ’mercenaries’ in Ukraine

The chairman of Russia’s Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, told RT about cases launched over violations in Donbass Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched at least 75 criminal probes into foreign “mercenaries” fighting against Russian forces in Ukraine, the committee’s chairman, Alexander Bastrykin, told RT. He claimed that among the individuals are British, American, Norwegian, Canadian, and Georgian nationals. In an interview

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NATO may have provoked Russia over Ukraine – Pope

The pontiff also said he requested a meeting with Putin to discuss the Ukrainian conflict but has not received a reply. Pope Francis has said that NATO’s eastward expansion may have provoked Russian President Vladimir Putin into launching an attack against Ukraine. In an interview published on Tuesday by Italian daily Corriere Della Sera, the pontiff speculated that “the barking of

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Senior detective accused of ‘moulding’ evidence, lying under oath 

A senior detective has been accused of being untruthful under oath and “moulding” evidence to fit with damning surveillance recordings played to him at an anti-corruption hearing. On the first day of the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission’s two weeks of public hearings, Detective Sergeant Wayne Dean admitted to accepting cash to act as an “informal mediator,” threatening to charge people

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Ukraine’s military admits ‘Ghost of Kiev’ was a hoax 

The Ukrainian Air Force dispelled rumors about the mythical fighter pilot after officials lent credence to the tale. The fabled ‘Ghost of Kiev’ fighter ace alleged to have shot down scores of Russian aircraft over Ukraine is nothing more than a legend, Ukraine’s air force has admitted in a statement, pouring cold water on the story even after media outlets insisted

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Russia retaliates against ‘unfriendly states’ 

President Putin signed a new set of tit-for-tat measures over Western sanctions. Russian President Vladimir Putin introduced a package of economic measures on Tuesday to retaliate against international sanctions placed on Moscow. The new decree seeks to protect Russia’s national interests, and was adopted “in connection with the unfriendly actions of the United States and its allies that violate international law

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