Semi Radradra detained by police at Sydney Airport

Semi Radradra detained by police at Sydney Airport

Updated July 01, 2016 00:41:41 NRL player Semi Radradra has been detained by police at Sydney Airport after arriving from Fiji on a flight that included serial code-hopper Jarryd Hayne. Police confirmed “a 24-year-old man … has been taken to Mascot Police station where he is assisting police with inquiries relating to domestic violence”. A 24-year-old woman made a complaint against Radradra on Tuesday night, alleging she was assaulted on multiple occasions at the couple’s Parramatta home. At the time, Radradra was in Fiji after travelling there during Eels’ bye…

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Global stocks rise as Brexit shock eases (AFP)

Global stocks rise as Brexit shock eases (AFP)

AFPon June 30, 2016, 11:09 pm Asia builds on global market rally as Brexit shock eases London (AFP) – World shares rose Thursday and the pound held its ground as a heightened political drama in Britain, sparked by its decision to quit the EU, provided fresh surprise twists. Wall Street echoed cooling gains in European markets after a robust two-day rebound from a heavy sell-off on the heels of the Brexit decision, even seeing London wipe out all its post-vote losses. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index pushed 0.2 percent higher,…

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In search of a prime minister for all Australians

In search of a prime minister for all Australians

Video will begin in 5 seconds. More video Recommended Replay video Campaign highlights – and lowlights The hurly-burly of the 2016 election campaign, as seen through the eyes of Fairfax reporters and photographers. PT3M40S620349 With one day to go the media are at fever pitch speculating about the election. “Who cares?” says Louise, “I’ve been well and truly over it for the past six weeks.” We hear that sentiment a lot but, in a land of compulsory voting, almost everyone prefers to cast a vote rather than receive a fine….

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Doctor who failed to revive Cameroon footballer faces homicide charge (AFP)

Doctor who failed to revive Cameroon footballer faces homicide charge (AFP)

AFPon June 30, 2016, 11:02 pm Bucharest (AFP) – The Romanian public prosecutor on Thursday said a doctor had been charged with homicide for not attempting to resuscitate Cameroon international footballer Patrick Ekeng, who died of heart failure last month. Ekeng, 26, collapsed shortly after coming on as a substitute for Dinamo Bucharest in a league game against Viitorul Constanta and died after hospital staff were unable to resuscitate him. An autopsy showed the player was suffering from multiple “serious heart problems,” but the Bucharest prosecutor alleged that Elena Duta,…

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Meet the internet's 'greatest liar' Tommaso Debenedetti, whose hoaxes have fooled millions

Meet the internet's 'greatest liar' Tommaso Debenedetti, whose hoaxes have fooled millions

Tommaso Debenedetti was behind this week’s Twitter hoax about the death of Cormac McCarthy. Photo: Bloomberg You would think that, after two decades, Tommaso Debenedetti would have tired of hoaxes. He’s had a pretty good run, after all – everyone from The New York Times to Nicolas Sarkozy has at one point fallen for his jokes. But no, Debenedetti just can’t stop. It’s like a compulsion – or a calling. In his most recent stunt, the latest of dozens, the 47-year-old Italian created a fake Twitter account for the publisher Alfred…

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