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Billy Vunipola, Danny Care return to start for England vs Australia in first Test, live on Sky Sports

England’s Eddie Jones brings No 8 Billy Vunipola and scrum-half Danny Care back after prolonged absences, as duo start vs Australia on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action from 10.15am (10.55am KO); Owen Farrell starts at centre alongside fly-half Marcus Smith; Courtney Lawes captain By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: 30/06/22 8:47am Danny Care has been […]

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Science

This Giant Kangaroo From 50,000 Years Ago Isn’t Even Related to Australian Ones

Long ago, almost up until the end of the last ice age, a peculiar giant kangaroo roamed the mountainous rainforests of New Guinea. Now, research published by myself and colleagues suggests this kangaroo was not closely related to modern Australian kangaroos. Rather, it represents a previously unknown type of primitive kangaroo unique to New Guinea. […]

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World

Australia considering reopening Ukraine embassy

A sign is on display outside a building housing the embassy of Australia in Kyiv, Ukraine February 13, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, June 29 (Reuters) – Australia is considering reopening its embassy in Kyiv, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said on Tuesday, as it looks to join […]

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World

NATO countries gather as Ukraine war overshadows Europe; death toll rises after Russian attack on shopping mall

Russian armed forces are being ‘hollowed out,’ UK says The U.K.’s Ministry of Defence said that Russia’s forces are becoming “hollowed out” in the Luhansk region amid a continuing, intense period of fighting in the area which is a part of the Donbas in eastern Ukraine. In the latest intelligence update from the ministry on […]

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Life Style

‘Real opportunities’ with India-Australia relationship

Shadow Immigration Minister Dan Tehan says there are “real opportunities” for Australia developing its free-trade relationship with India. Mr Tehan said Australia’s relationship with India is growing. “There’s a real opportunity for us to be able to cement that growing relationship with India,” he told Sky News Australia. “We’ve seen the importance of the Indian […]

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Celebrities

Michelle Keegan showcases unreal abs in bikini as she holidays alone in Australia

Michelle Keegan, 35, shared a jaw-dropping series of snaps which showed off her toned physique during her solo trip to Cairns, Australia. The actress looked unreal as she put her sculpted abs on display as she posed in a bikini. In other pictures, Michelle cuddled a koala bear, drank cocktails and enjoyed dinners as she […]

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Science

Tanya Plibersek declares environment ‘is back front and centre’ in Australia at UN ocean conference

Australia’s new environment minister, Tanya Plibersek, has received an enthusiastic welcome in Lisbon at the UN ocean conference after flagging five new blue carbon projects and declaring that “under the new Australian government, the environment is back – front and centre”. Plibersek opened her contribution at the conference by telling delegates: “For those of you […]

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UK

Kate might soon be heading to Australia for royal tour as clues spotted in her outfit

Royal writer Natalie Oliveri has observed the minute details in Kate’s outfit that hint at the fact that she could soon be heading Down Under. According to the report, Kate, 40, recently dropped a major sartorial clue that a visit could be on the cards in the near future, although there has been no official […]

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Sports

Aussie qualifier’s inspirational journey to Wimbledon

Zoe Hives’ story of persistence stood out from Australia’s impressive effort to have six players qualify for Wimbledon. Zoe Hives played one of the self-confessed worst matches of her life, one week before qualifying for her Wimbledon debut on Friday. And there was a reason: the same one that makes the world No.572’s story the […]

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Finance

China’s ambassador to Australia heckled as he calls for closer ties

Beijing and Canberra should reset their relations following the election of a Labor government, China’s envoy to Australia said in a rare public speech that was interrupted repeatedly by human rights protesters. Xiao Qian, who was appointed China’s ambassador in January, was questioned on the fraying of ties between two countries, trade tariffs and the […]