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Spit hood teen wants public office

NITV speak with former Don Dale youth detainee, Dylan Voller, about his life since leaving the detention centre. Courtesy: NITV Dylan Voller’s life has changed dramatically in the past few months. Picture: Emma Murray DYLAN Voller has announced he will stand in the 2017 Alice Springs Town Council elections so …

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What I want my alcoholic mum to know

Sophie* grew up with an alcoholic mum. She wants her to know how hard it’s been. SOPHIE*, 20, grew up in NSW with a mum who was an alcoholic and a dad who struggled to cope. Because “one sober parent was at home,” Sophie was left alone by child services …

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Emma’s horror burns after explosion

NSW has joined Western Australia in banning portable ethanol burners after a 28-year-old Perth woman was badly burned by a faulty burner. Picture: Consumer Protection WA EMMA Francis knows her life will never go back to the way it was just 12 months ago. A successful and sociable real estate …

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Is this the worst buck’s party decision ever?

Not the best idea … Steven’s new ink. Picture: Caters A DAD-OF-ONE is worried a bachelor party stunt he took too far may have ruined his chances of finding love — after he got a tattoo on his eyelids. Steven Laverty sneaked off during the three-day drinking binge to get …

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‘Everything is gone. Everything’

Chris and Sam Wentworth Brown have lost everything in the fire that swept through NSW this week. Their home, livestock and livelihood. IT WAS a homestead that stood proudly for decades, home to four generations of the Wentworth Brown family — until now. Now it is nothing more than a …

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Putin critics who ended up dead

A British judge said Russian President Vladimir Putin ?probably approved? the assassination of former Russian intelligence officer, Alexander Litvinenko. Photo: Getty Images. Russian President Vladimir Putin is suspected to be behind the assassinations of at least ten politicians, journalists and lawyers critical of his government. Picture: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool …

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At 106, meet the world’s oldest cougar

106-year-old Valdemira Rodriguez had become the oldest person to get engaged, seen kissing her partner Aparecido Dias Jacob, aged 66. Picture: Janet Tappin Coelho/Caters News Agency A BRAZILIAN pensioner has become the oldest person to get engaged at 106 years old. Valdemira Rodrigues de Oliveira said yes to her 66-year-old …

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Where ex presidents are left to rust

Ghosts of US Presidents past… these busts are left to deteriorate in Virginia, US. Picture: Caters News Agency FROM ex presidents to bicycles to tanks and warships, these are the world’s most bizarre graveyards for abandoned vehicles. This series of photos are taken in places across the globe where once …

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Asylum straight out of a horror movie

Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, Wales. Picture: Lee Rielly/Media Drum World/australscope Denbigh Asylum, …

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Police expose culture inside AFP

A federal police officer has died in hospital after being shot at Melbourne’s AFP headquarters. Courtesy: 7 News Melbourne A lectern with the insignia of the Australian Federal Police stands vacant in front of six Australian flags. Picture: AAP Image/Lukas Coch A SHOCKING number of current and former members of …

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