Motor Sports

Many factors at play, but numbers favour Frosty

V8 Supercars: Craig Lowndes says belief was a major factor in him taking out race 33 of the Championship at Phillip Island Mark Winterbottom after taking pole position for Race 33 for the Phillip Island SuperSprint. A SYDNEY slugfest between Mark Winterbottom and Craig Lowndes will decide the V8 Supercars …

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AFL

Rucci: Integrity is not negotiable

AFL Pick Me: We take a look at the best prospects for the AFL draft, featuring Kieran Collins of the Dandenong Stingrays Daniel Talia. CROWS captain Taylor Walker famously questioned on Twitter during the Essendon supplements saga in 2013 how – even why – verdicts and sentences can be “negotiated” …

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Design

‘They viewed me as some sort of creep’

Technology Editor Matthew Dunn attempts to create amazing motion picture worthy vision with a 3DR Drone. Did his expectations meet reality? The 3DR Solo was the commercial drone I was given access to. THE other day a drone came into my possession and it was probably close to the single …

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Tasmania

‘Inappropriate posting’ by med students

MORE than a third of medical students post inappropriate material, mainly depicting intoxication, to their social media accounts, according to an Australian survey. THE voluntary online survey, held during six months in 2013, was completed by 880 of the 16,993 medical students then enrolled nationally. ‘ + ‘ ‘ + …

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Tasmania

Cardinal Pell ‘lightning rod for outrage’

CARDINAL George Pell has been described as a lightning rod for outrage and his third time before the child abuse royal commission will be no different. CARDINAL Pell, now the Vatican’s financial chief, will return from Rome next month to give evidence to the commission’s resumed inquiry into widespread abuse …

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Tasmania

Greens unveil 90% renewable by 2030 plan

THE Greens have outlaid a blueprint to make Australia’s energy generation at least 90 per cent renewable by 2030. UNDER the plan, to be launched in Melbourne on Sunday, a new $500 million government authority called RenewAustralia would use reverse auctions and direct investment to deliver a 15-year pipeline of …

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Tasmania

Pedestrian, 79, killed crossing Qld road

AN elderly pedestrian has been killed near Bundaberg in Queensland after he was struck by a car while crossing the road. THE 79-year-old man was killed on Saturday afternoon in South Kolan when he was hit by a car being driven by a 45-year-old woman. ‘ + ‘ ‘ + …

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Entertainment

Inside Vergara’s wedding rehearsal dinner

Star-studded nuptials … Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello are set to tie the knot. Picture: Splash News TALK about a “modern” bride! Sofía Vergara, who is set to tie the knot with fiance Joe Manganiello on Sunday, stepped out in a sexy see-through white dress on Saturday during a day …

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Pacific

Missing Paris attacker ‘visited gay bar’

The terror alert in Brussels has been raised to the highest level in fear of an ‘imminent attack’. Saleh Abdeslam. MISSING Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam had a taste for gay sex, drugs and PlayStation. As the international manhunt for the 26-year-old Belgian continues, patrons of a gay bar in Brussels …

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Pacific

Bomb threat to Singapore Airlines flight

SINGAPORE Airlines says there was a bomb threat to one of its flights which originated from San Francisco and landed safely at Singapore’s Changi Airport. THE airline, in a statement, did not provide any details of how the threat came to light or what action was taken to ensure the …

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