Saturday, 21 October 2017

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  • Calls to save TAFE as sector reaches ‘tipping point’ - Posted October 22, 2017 06:02:27 Photo: Protests against TAFE cuts have been regular and impassioned since vocational training was opened to private competition in 2012. (Supplied: Estelle Griepink) There are calls for urgent government intervention to stop the critical decline of the TAFE system, which is leaving thousands of young...
  • Southampton 1-0 West Brom: Sofiane Boufal nets late winner - A day of excitement in the Premier League looked like it would end with a result that was rather expected between two sides struggling to score. Then, substitute Sofiane Boufal showed up. The 24-year-old embarked on a run that started well inside his own half and ended with him scoring...
  • Stoke 1-2 Bournemouth: Surman and Stanislas goals earn win - Imagine how many hours Mark Hughes has spent on the training ground this week, hoping that his words and actions would help exorcise the memories of that 7-2 thrashing by Manchester City.  Imagine his careful team selection, striking the right balance between gung-ho and defensive against a team in the...
  • Wolves 3-2 Preston: Match report - ‘Anyone would think they had won the Premier League,’ said Steve Bruce of how Wolves fans celebrated after his Aston Villa side were beaten 2-0 at Molineux last weekend. It was a suggestion that the club who are top of the Championship had started to become too arrogant for their...
  • Military cadets killed in Kabul minibus suicide bombing - Image copyright Nasir Behzad, BBC Afghan ServiceImage caption Saturday’s suicide bomb came as Afghans were grieving multiple deaths in two attacks on mosques At least 15 military cadets have been killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghan officials say, bringing the death toll of a week of attacks by...

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Critics slam WHO’s Robert Mugabe appointment as goodwill ambassador

The World Health Organisation (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable a...

Catalonia independence: Spain pushes to remove leaders

Image copyright EPAImage caption Mr Rajoy said the government would apply Spain’s Article 155 The Spanish prime minister has outlined plans to remove Catalonia’s leaders and take control of the separatist reg...

Spanish PM wants to dissolve Catalan government to ‘restore normalcy’...

The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous ...

Over 50 police and conscripts dead in gun fight during...

At least 52 Egyptian police and conscripts were killed and six more wounded in a gun battle on Friday during a raid on a suspected militant hideout in the western desert, three security sources said.Sources had said late...

Militants kill Egyptian security forces in desert shoot-out

Image copyright AFPImage caption The clash took place near the Bahariya oasis (pictured) More than 50 Egyptian security personnel have died during a clash with suspected Islamist militants. The militants opened fire on t...

India

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Smriti Irani links retweets on Rahul Gandhi’s tweets to bots

Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over the rise in the number of people retweeting his messages and sought to link this with twitter account...

Planning to win elections in Russia? Smriti Irani’s dig on...

New Delhi: Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday aimed a barb laden with derision at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, after a media report claimed that the recent uptick in his social media traction may well be du...

Modi is with us, nobody can shake AIADMK: Tamil Nadu...

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Minister K T Rajendra Balaji has said “nobody can shake” the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam as long as Prime Minister Narendra Modi “supports the party”. Expressing...

Secret Superstar box office collection Day 2: Aamir Khan film...

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:October 21, 2017 4:03 pm Secret Superstar Box Office Collection Day 2: Aamir Khan and Zaira wasim deliver another crowdpleaser.  The Aamir Khan-Zaira Wasim movie Secret Super...

Jharkhand Minister Offers Aadhaar Compromise Amid Anger Over Girl’s Death

Jamshedpur:  The Jharkhand government today said people in the state don’t need the unique identity number Aadhaar to get ration from the public distribution system, days after an 11-year-old girl allegedly died o...

Business News

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What to watch as global earnings season gets into full swing

What to watch as global earnings season gets...

By Phil Serafino Will the recent hurricanes pummel earnings in the third quarter? How will geopolitical tensions and the U.K.’s messy divorce from...
Trump considers Fed’s Powell, economist Taylor to lead central bank

Trump considers Fed’s Powell, economist Taylor to lead...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank’s top...
Tenants ‘unfairly miss out on credit’

Tenants ‘unfairly miss out on credit’

Tenants’ regular rent payments should be recorded on their credit score and used as proof to lenders that mortgage demands can be met,...

HEALTH

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Cycles of Wealth in Brazil’s Amazon: Gold, Lumber, Cattle and...

Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors’ Choice, Energy, Environment, Headlines, Integration and Development Brazilian-style, Latin America & the Caribbean, Natural Resources, Projects, Re...

Georgia lawmaker wants HIV patients to be quarantined

A Georgia lawmaker – who is the wife of President Trump‘s former health secretary Tom Price – has been slammed for suggesting that people with HIV should be quarantined to lower the spread of ...

5 Healthy Ways This Fitness Star Is Prepping for Her...

Hannah Bronfman is ditching dairy and donning lip masks in the days leading up to her nuptials.  Scroll through Hannah Bronfman’s Instagram feed and you’ll get a nice picture of what healthy living looks...

Washington grandmother has bra tattoo after mastectomy

A grandmother who said she felt ‘disfigured’ following a double mastectomy, now shows her breasts to everyone – after having a bra tattooed across them. Despite having reconstructive surgery, Judy...

LIFESTYLE

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Dogs do ‘puppy eyes’ on purpose

HAVE you ever wondered whether your pooch is trying to tell you something by giving you puppy dog eyes? Well, scientists believe that our canine friends really are attempting to communicate using that pout or t...

MasterChef contestant shocked by harsh Bali life

AS MILLIONS of dollars in donations are funnelled to evacuation centres in Bali where more than 140,000 people are seeking shelter amid fears Mount Agung may erupt, the plight of another Balinese group in infin...

Childhood eating disorders on the rise

HUNDREDS of Queensland children are being treated in hospital every year for eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. New figures released under right to information show there were more than 1000 episodes i...

Wedding ring lost during drive found four decades later

A Saskatchewan couple has been reunited with a long-lost wedding ring nearly four decades later. Bill Wilson had been driving along a road in Saskatchewan in his pick-up truck when a grasshopper flew into the v...

Sports

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Southampton 1-0 West Brom: Sofiane Boufal nets late winner

Southampton 1-0 West Brom: Sofiane Boufal nets late...

A day of excitement in the Premier League looked like it would end with a result that was rather expected between two sides...
Stoke 1-2 Bournemouth: Surman and Stanislas goals earn win

Stoke 1-2 Bournemouth: Surman and Stanislas goals earn...

Imagine how many hours Mark Hughes has spent on the training ground this week, hoping that his words and actions would help exorcise...
Wolves 3-2 Preston: Match report

Wolves 3-2 Preston: Match report

‘Anyone would think they had won the Premier League,’ said Steve Bruce of how Wolves fans celebrated after his Aston Villa side were...

Entertainment

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Golmaal Again full HD Hindi movie leaked online; free download to affect box office collection

Golmaal Again full HD Hindi movie leaked online;...

Golmaal AgainTwitter Rohit Shetty is back with the fourth instalment of Golmaal. Though it clashed with Aamir Khan’s Secret Superstar, it didn’t affect...
5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts...
Mnet Asian Music Awards 2017 nominations, line up: EXO, BTS to perform at MAMA?

Mnet Asian Music Awards 2017 nominations, line up:...

Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2017 will be held between November 25 and December 1.MNET Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2017 will be...
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