Anthony Albanese sounds alarm on Facebook ‘laws of the jungle’ trumping Australian law | Australia news

Anthony Albanese will on Saturday fire a warning shot over the bow of Facebook, arguing it is becoming impossible for voters to distinguish real and fake information on “complacent” platforms that decline to exercise any editorial or civic responsibility. In a speech to a conference organised by a Labor thinktank, the Labor leader will recount […]

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No10 changes its phone message after Michael Gove blurts out number live on air

No10 changes its phone message after Michael Gove blurts out number live on air

10 Downing Street has been forced to change its switchboard message after top Tory Michael Gove blurted out the phone number to millions of live radio listeners. Callers to the Prime Minister’s official residence now get an extra warning that they cannot ask about his diary after Mr Gove issued the number in a distraction […]

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Jeremy Corbyn chuckles as charity worker shows him his 'F*** Boris' necklace

Jeremy Corbyn chuckles as charity worker shows him his ‘F*** Boris’ necklace

Jeremy Corbyn chuckled as a charity worker revealed a “f*** Boris” necklace while on the campaign trail. The Labour Party leader bumped into dad-of-one Matt Read, from Bristol, in London. Mr Road, 30, was working with a charity initiative and couldn’t resist the opportunity to show Mr Corbyn his anti-Johnson necklace, Bristol Live reports . […]

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Former Socceroos captain. Picture: AAP

Tim Cahill linked to Everton return following sacking of Marco Silva

Former Socceroos captain. Picture: AAP British media are reporting former Socceroos star Tim Cahill will return to Everton as David Moyes’ assistant manager following the sacking of Marco Silva. Everton fired Silva on Thursday after the team slipped into the EPL relegation zone following their humiliating 5-2 defeat to Merseyside rivals Liverpool. Source link

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Murray-Darling authority warns of ‘dire’ summer of mass fish deaths and blue-green algae | Australia news

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority has warned of more mass fish deaths and blue-green algae events throughout the Murray-Darling River system as the peak group representing First Nations issued a plea for the states to stick with the plan. The MDBA issued a communique on Friday saying the summer outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology was […]

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To those stuck in offshore detention: we will keep fighting for you. The medevac repeal is not the end | Kerryn Phelps | Opinion

Sometimes, the medical profession and governments are on the same page. Examples are public health initiatives like immunisation programs or bowel cancer and cervical screening programs, when medical expertise informs policy. This week we sadly saw the opposite, an ugly clash between medical ethics and political expedience. On one side, there were 13 medical colleges, […]

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Damning figures show devastating impact of a decade of Tory cuts across UK

Damning figures show devastating impact of a decade of Tory cuts across UK

The devastating impact of ten years of Tory cuts on communities across the country has been laid bare. A damning audit shows how thousands of children’s and youth centres, libraries, council-subsidised bus routes and public toilets have been shut since the Conservatives came to power. The Unison analysis, from freedom of information requests to 330 […]

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Billionaire no-deal Brexit backer who said 'insecurity is fantastic' gives £1m to Tories

Billionaire no-deal Brexit backer who said ‘insecurity is fantastic’ gives £1m to Tories

Boris Johnson’s Tories have been handed £1m by a billionaire financier who backs a no-deal Brexit and boasted “insecurity is fantastic”. Peter Hargreaves’ huge donation was revealed as latest figures showed the Conservatives trousered £3.6m in big-money donations in the last week – compared to just £522,000 for Labour . The 73-year-old tycoon, who co-founded […]

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‘Atrocity of the century’: Uighur activist urges Australia to take tougher stance against China | World news

A leading Uighur activist, Rushan Abbas, has urged Australian MPs to take a stronger stance against the Chinese regime, while backing controversial comparisons between the state’s authoritarianism and Nazi Germany. Abbas, who met with MPs in Canberra on Thursday and held a roundtable at the US Embassy on the plight of the Uighur Muslim minority […]

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